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Old Sep 11, 2009, 09:50 AM
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 10:33 AM
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Not a problem. I have been through these Gaui's forwards backwards upside down and have come across just about every problem with them so if you have any question feel free to ask.

I still have an ornery 100
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 06:32 PM
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I have had some success with my FF200 and rather like it although it does take some tinkering to get it to fly relitively nicely ans still no Gaui but excellent value imo. FF100 is a waste of time....the frame is garbage. If you want a 100 the FF FG frame is the go as Makmov suggested.

Re the FF head. I'm using all FF200 parts with the Gaui short main shaft. A few things that need addressing. The washout arms come out of the washout base pretty easily due to thread depth in the plastic. Also the washout base binds a little on the two pin guides in the head. I fitted the gaui cnc washout base http://www.gaui.com.tw/parts/203581.jpg with appropriate metal thread screws I had lying around as well as the Gaui cnc swash http://www.gaui.com.tw/parts/203570.jpg and a Gaui links set http://www.gaui.com.tw/parts/203211.jpg as well as Gaui plastic mixers. Also using the Gaui one way main gear. Alot of Gaui parts when I start adding it all up!

On the tail end I use the Gaui plastic double bearing slider and the Gaui 100 plastic grips and it flys pretty decently. Crashes usually require a main shaft blade grip screws and occasionally a link. Once I broke a blade grip where the mixer connects.

Btw mounting the motor in the FF200 plastic frame is a pita. The sides of the frame angle in and encroach on access to the mounting screws. I fitted allen head machine screws to overcome this.

Good heli after lots of work! Once I add it all up maybe a 2nd hand Gaui would be the better option!!

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Old Sep 11, 2009, 07:49 PM
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I have had some success with my FF200 and rather like it although it does take some tinkering to get it to fly relitively nicely ans still no Gaui but excellent value imo. FF100 is a waste of time....the frame is garbage. If you want a 100 the FF FG frame is the go as Makmov suggested.

Re the FF head. I'm using all FF200 parts with the Gaui short main shaft. A few things that need addressing. The washout arms come out of the washout base pretty easily due to thread depth in the plastic. Also the washout base binds a little on the two pin guides in the head. I fitted the gaui cnc washout base http://www.gaui.com.tw/parts/203581.jpg with appropriate metal thread screws I had lying around as well as the Gaui cnc swash http://www.gaui.com.tw/parts/203570.jpg and a Gaui links set http://www.gaui.com.tw/parts/203211.jpg as well as Gaui plastic mixers. Also using the Gaui one way main gear. Alot of Gaui parts when I start adding it all up!

On the tail end I use the Gaui plastic double bearing slider and the Gaui 100 plastic grips and it flys pretty decently. Crashes usually require a main shaft blade grip screws and occasionally a link. Once I broke a blade grip where the mixer connects.

Btw mounting the motor in the FF200 plastic frame is a pita. The sides of the frame angle in and encroach on access to the mounting screws. I fitted allen head machine screws to overcome this.

Good heli after lots of work! Once I add it all up maybe a 2nd hand Gaui would be the better option!!

Amp
Well a I have a couple of theses ff200, I think I'll just use them for learning and once one of them go, I'll just buy a gaui or a t250. they are both dropping in prices something savagely. And I reckon they should, it's way over priced for a small heli (super combo in my LHS $700 AU). I can buy a 450 pro for that price. So here's the answer

http://shop.eflypower.com/shop/views.asp?hw_id=1964

my next one!

or this one


http://aerialhobby.com/index.php?mai...roducts_id=306

I'm just so confused on which one to get. which one would you get?


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Old Sep 11, 2009, 07:52 PM
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Well a I have a couple of theses ff200, I think I'll just use them for learning and once one of them go, I'll just buy a gaui or a t250. they are both dropping in prices something savagely. And I reckon they should, it's way over priced for a small heli (super combo in my LHS $700 AU). I can buy a 450 pro for that price. So here's the answer

http://shop.eflypower.com/shop/views.asp?hw_id=1964

my next one!

or this one


http://aerialhobby.com/index.php?mai...roducts_id=306

I'm just so confused on which one to get. which one would you get?


Paul

The Gaui, no question.

The Trex clone is good, the Gaui is better and much more versitile
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 07:54 PM
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done. thank you mak
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 08:03 PM
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Gaui v2. No silly tail "gear box" for starters. Much better bird imo. Seems you must be in Aus. Here's a good supplier for parts cheaper than 250 parts in most cases;
http://www.rctoysaustralia.com/index...id=76&Itemid=1

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Old Sep 11, 2009, 10:23 PM
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I put a shaft drive on my EX V2 and it's awesome with a 2100T.
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 10:28 PM
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I think my 100 pro is done... too much twist in the frame It's worn out and doesn't stay tight.

If you grab the tail in one hand and the frame in the other there is about an inch of play.back and forth.
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