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Old Sep 26, 2012, 12:52 AM
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I use three minutes on all my heli's.
Wow, that's pretty dismal. And I thought 4 to 4:30 was bad...
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 12:57 AM
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It is. Look up the product description on Horizon's site and it even says it's for the mSR, mSR X and nCP X.
Good to know. That's one part that should have good availability
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 01:21 AM
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I got 6 minutes but I am not doing 3d either. the msr skids work great. not sure if it is the air moving in my house but I can be putting along in level flight and get a fast drop. once 3 feet.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 01:26 AM
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Wow, that's pretty dismal. And I thought 4 to 4:30 was bad...
I could easily go four min but, after three min I'm ready to bring them in. Batteries seem to last longer too.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 01:43 AM
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Just had to replace the tail assembly.
The motor lasted about 20 flights. No hard crashes.
Hopefully I just got a bad one. The bushing closest to yhe blade wore out.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 02:32 AM
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A new canopy won't hide it from my wife. She is blind and first thing she said when age got home was did you get a new one?
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 02:57 AM
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Hi Guys,

Quick question for those who have used the MCP X and the Nano CP X...

How much different does the Nano CP X handle compared to the MCP x? (What I'm trying to establish is whether or not the Nano is suitable for house / lounge room flying for the basic pilot).

I've flown the MSR indoors fine, but my MCP x scares the heck out of me - and I require more room than my back yard - let alone my living room! So I was wondering if the Nano CP x is a lot more tame (ie closer to a MSR), or whether it is very similar to the MCP x when it comes to speed, agility, and room requirements?

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Old Sep 26, 2012, 03:07 AM
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I think it is fine for normal flying (all I do) much easier the the mcpx. I could only learn to hover tail in and out in the house.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 03:08 AM
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Yes it's like an msr that can do 3d. Much better than mcpx for living room because its smaller, lighter, and uses less power and a lower head speed. So if it hits something it won't break itself of your tv.
It's great for 3d. Tail doesn't blow out. But it is touchy like the mcpx. But you could tame it way down with your tx. The tx settings in the manual are so you can do tight fast flips and rolls.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 03:50 AM
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It's probably my lack of skill and not the nano cpx, but I used the settings from the manual and I can't seem to flip it at all inside. I feel it takes a long time to go into inverted and will only do so with a strong drift to the left (after elev flip). Actually, I can flip my MCPX in a much smaller space. Any hints to what I'm doing wrong?

Also, once in a while it won't bind to my DX6i, so I need to disconnect and reconnect the battery. Eventually it will bind...

So, I'm not too happy at the moment, but that's probably due to lack of skill. On the positive side, the nano for sure is very durable
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 04:02 AM
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Probably overdoing it on the collective.
Toss it up quickly then pull your elevator all the way back quickly so it flips and then "catch" it with a little negative collective. I was needing a few feet at first but now I can flip it in place right above my head while laying on the couch. Do your elevator after you toss up and pull back to mid stick. Then it will flip in place.

There are 2 settings for elevator and aileron in the manual. Make sure your set to the first one that uses less expo so it's reacts quicker. I think it was +30 or so. You could even try linear but to me that seems like it would be too touchy.

It rolls even tighter than it flips for me.

You could study James flipping under the table:
Blade Nano CPX.... flying low (0 min 22 sec)



As far as binding. I had problems too first few times then it just started binding better.
Sometimes it doesn't but 2nd time it usually does after reconnecting the batt.
Seems to have problems if its too close to the tx.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:24 AM
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I understand the Msrx landing gear is the same as nano.

Jim
Wished I would have know that yesterday. I did pick up a couple of mcpx tail rotor blades. It nice they used some existing parts from other heils. Need to get some new batteries as most of mine are old and are showing their age. God, I really love this bird. It is so much fun and who would have thunk it is mostly glued together! lol

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Old Sep 26, 2012, 07:39 AM
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So I was wondering if the Nano CP x is a lot more tame (ie closer to a MSR), or whether it is very similar to the MCP x when it comes to speed, agility, and room requirements?

Cheers

Adza
Tame is the key on your question. No the smaller Nano is not tame compared to the MCPx. It has high blade speed and is very nimble. I was shocked by how quick it is and how fast I can flip mine and practice inverted flight in my living room. I think its more nimble than the MCPx which takes a bit more time to flip and tends to bog. The Nano will scream away from you if you bang the sticks. I never put expo on my heli's. My 130x and MCPx are 100% rates without expo. I mention this because I put the recommended expo on this little guy. That tamed it down a bit at mid stick.

Try reducing the throws on your MCPx and adding more expo. That helps with over correction mistakes which often happen when you are learning. You can get the Nano and do the same thing with it. It is smaller and more robust than the MCPx.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 07:59 AM
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is this faster than Mini CP?
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:18 AM
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Really liking the durability of my nano! It seems to bog pretty bad when inverted though, to much negative collective? I did manage to flip it yesterday but it took almost a 4 foot diameter circle to complete it and I made sure I had some altitude before I did it since I didn't want to pound it in, I'm a bit new to 3D.
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