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Posted by aben71 | Aug 31, 2015 @ 04:11 PM | 2,806 Views
Hello all,
Just wanted to share a bit more of my impressions and thoughts of my U807.This is a nice low price alias clone.As iI mentioned before after a few great flight I had a motor burn out.Gearbest kindly sent me a full set of replacement motors.changed out the burnt one,flew great a few,times then it started drifting to the left,I compensated with trim,then it started doing a slow yaw spin counterclockwise,did all calibrations a few times same results.I changed out theother 3 motor s thinking the new one may be overpowering the old onew.Dame thing let yaw rotation.weitd.Any thoughts/II hate to give up on it as I had some nice flights.Might buy another one if I see a good sale regardless. as
Posted by aben71 | Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:34 AM | 3,612 Views
Here is a flight I took the other day with my Syma X8c,park startted to get a bit crowded so I had to wrap it up.Safety first .I will be scouting out some less populated flying spots shortly.
Syma X8C at the Ballpark (3 min 13 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 27, 2015 @ 06:35 AM | 2,392 Views
I am eagerly awaiting the arvival of the new MJX X101 quadcopter,looks to be a Syma X8 competitor.I shall se,already have an Syma X8 so I will be doing a comparison of the two.ordered my MJX here http://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopters/pp_203039.html
Posted by aben71 | Aug 25, 2015 @ 07:51 AM | 2,526 Views
I think I will be ordering my next quadcopter from tgearbest new u.s. warehouse.Looks like they have a bunch of batteries and motors available as well.That will be nice to have much faster shipping.I need some spare batteries now actually.here is the link to purchase http://www.gearbest.com/promotion-us...rryuswarehouse
Posted by aben71 | Aug 25, 2015 @ 06:14 AM | 2,456 Views
I have been looking into getting a fpv setup on one of my quadcopters.I see gearbest has a big selection of fpv gear to choose from.I will be doing some research on this ,they have a number of things to choose from.Here is a link to the promotion I see they have going on now http://www.gearbest.com/promotion-fp...ryfpvpromotion
Posted by aben71 | Aug 24, 2015 @ 06:27 PM | 2,830 Views
I am a big fan of both MJX and SYMa quadcopters,they have been the most reliable of this grade I have bought.Now I see MJX has A larger scale quadcopter available,ordered it instantanly.looks liked an syma x8 competitor for sure,maybe a cross betwen the x8 and an x6 tarantula.never owned the taranula,but if this x101 ptoves to be as nice as my other MJX copter,this should be awsome!more to come ,waiting on the arrival.till then,best place to buy I have found http://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopte...3039.html.more to come soon
Posted by aben71 | Aug 24, 2015 @ 06:13 PM | 2,522 Views
Hello all,
just orderes=d this quadcoptere,love them mjx R/C nice quality .this is a bnf I believe so hope my other radio wworks,as it should,both my others work fine off the same radio(x400and x600)didnt know mjx had more offerings till I found it here. http://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopters/pp_218230.html
Posted by aben71 | Aug 22, 2015 @ 05:34 PM | 2,499 Views
Tinkering
Posted by aben71 | Aug 22, 2015 @ 05:12 PM | 2,595 Views
Hello everyone,
I just wanted to share a bit of todays flying with my Huiying X6058,hoped to do a good review of this on this flight,but ended in a cooked motor.No wotties gives me a opportunity to make a repair video now! This looks as it will be as easy as my U807 to swap motors,almost looks like the same motors but i will share a repair video when I get that done.Till Then My MJX X400 has an extra battery for use.If only they could get the high rate on the mjx without auto flip.still my MJX X400 is my favorite.Looking to get the fpv camera for my mjx quads,but thats another story for anotherday.happy flying and happy r/c everyone.oh yeah my review
Huiying X6058 Review Gone Bad (2 min 17 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 22, 2015 @ 09:09 AM | 2,737 Views
so I have had this for a week now,first video I did was a short night flight and this looks great at night.Now I have had it out during the day to test its maneuverability,it is pretty good however this model seems to have less aggressive pitch and roll as others also seems to cut out on throttle a bit when I decrease throttle,which I also have heard that that is the case with some,bummer.It is still a good quadcopter but if I am to compare it to my Nihui Toys U807 the U807 is the winner in maneuverability .here is a little video of it in action .
Huiying X6058 First Impressions (1 min 2 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 18, 2015 @ 09:37 AM | 2,416 Views
Just got this had to get out for some night flying fun!
Huiying X6058 (1 min 10 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 16, 2015 @ 10:29 AM | 2,776 Views
Nice summer night to take these two quadcopters out for some night flying fun
Syma X11 and MJX X400 Night Flight (7 min 10 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 15, 2015 @ 11:57 AM | 2,536 Views
Took the "kids" out to play
Posted by aben71 | Aug 15, 2015 @ 10:02 AM | 2,550 Views
Nice Day to go out for some flying time with my Nihui Toys U807
Posted by aben71 | Aug 12, 2015 @ 05:54 PM | 3,220 Views
One of my favorite nighr flyers
FY 326 ,Cool Lights (0 min 10 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 07, 2015 @ 06:48 PM | 2,699 Views
So I have finally got to now enjoy flying my NIhui Toys U807 since my previous motor problems.Took the opportunity to get outside for a little night flying with it,hope you all enjoy the video
NIHUI Toys U807 Dusk/Night Flight (4 min 18 sec)

Posted by aben71 | Aug 06, 2015 @ 06:25 PM | 2,308 Views
Now that I have her flying again time to get my U807 outside for a nightflight
Posted by aben71 | Aug 01, 2015 @ 07:13 PM | 3,836 Views
Hello,all.After a long wait I at last have my U807 operational.With only having flown it maybe three timesI had a motor burn out,Gearbest.com sent me a full set of replacement orders free of charge,thanks Gearbest!
This is the easiest motor swap I have done so far on a quadcopter,I was finished well before my battery was even ready to test it.
Now I can get out and have some fun with this little quadcopter and I have Three backup motors ready ,hope the first one was a fluke as this is a fun quadcopter to fly but I have motors on hand now so fingers crossed.Here is a short video of some of the repair work and test flight,
Nihui Toys U807 Motor Repair and Test Flight (4 min 55 sec)