3D Hobby Shop 57" Extra 330 SC -Build Thread- - Page 670 - RC Groups
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Jul 18, 2012, 07:12 PM
No, I won't ship it. Don't ask
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Originally Posted by IEATSRT
Can u put in throttle curve with dx7 in airplane mode? I didn't think so?? If so anyone know how?
I'm getting ready to mess with my DX6i in heli mode, and see if I can come up with a workable setup. The only real gain I guess would be the throttle curve, but oh well. It'll be fun!
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Jul 18, 2012, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by quadracer
I'm getting ready to mess with my DX6i in heli mode, and see if I can come up with a workable setup. The only real gain I guess would be the throttle curve, but oh well. It'll be fun!
Best wishes!

I'm running my Extra 330SC on 5s and the throttle curve was necessary in order to be able to control the plane past half throttle.
Jul 18, 2012, 08:22 PM
No, I won't ship it. Don't ask
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Other than setting the pitch curve to 0, I can't think of anything else that would need to be changed. If anyone thinks of something, let me know!
Jul 18, 2012, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by turnerm
Ken told me to use slow or normal timing so I'll stick with normal and try flying with my new fixed end points to see how it behaves.

I'm using that exact same ESC so hopefully we can figure it out. This plane sure will scream with a 15x7 prop though won't it???

But like you I feel like I've got a big gap in throttle response below mid stick... But that was with the ESC set to auto end points. So we'll see. I'll let you know what I think once I get to fly again - hopefully in the next day or so.
Did the fixed endpoints help, I have this same issue on my ef 60" with motrolfly and castle ice 100, just re-programmed the esc but won't be able to test until Sunday
Jul 18, 2012, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Inverted-I-Fly
Did the fixed endpoints help, I have this same issue on my ef 60" with motrolfly and castle ice 100, just re-programmed the esc but won't be able to test until Sunday
I haven't been able to fly it again after doing the fixed end points. Hopefully I can test it tomorrow. I'll post my thoughts tomorrow. But if I'm not 100% satisfied then I'll just setup a throttle curve.
Jul 18, 2012, 10:25 PM
Hooked on 3DHS
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Originally Posted by Trill
Thanks! I also use a DX8.

What batteries do you use with your set up?
Im using a 3620-480kv on 6s 2200mah packs
Jul 19, 2012, 08:06 AM
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Savox


Which Savox servos do folks recommend on this plane?
Jul 19, 2012, 08:14 AM
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Jul 20, 2012, 01:04 PM
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Jul 21, 2012, 09:38 AM
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Hey guys, we have received the proper decal sheets for the 57" Extra. If you would like to receive a set, email me at noll@3dhobbyshop.com with your order number that the 57" Extra was ordered and a request for the decal sheet We will get you a set out.

Thanks.
Jul 21, 2012, 11:47 AM
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Hey guys, we have received the proper decal sheets for the 57" Extra. If you would like to receive a set, email me at noll@3dhobbyshop.com with your order number that the 57" Extra was ordered and a request for the decal sheet We will get you a set out.

Thanks.
Nice, thanks!
Jul 21, 2012, 01:28 PM
Ta-dah!
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RIP 55" Edge

Has anyone here had both and if so what are the differences? I like the VR1 the best and wish they had one in this size range.
Jul 21, 2012, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by horton
Hey guys, we have received the proper decal sheets for the 57" Extra. If you would like to receive a set, email me at noll@3dhobbyshop.com with your order number that the 57" Extra was ordered and a request for the decal sheet We will get you a set out.

Thanks.
My son and I received the proper ones with our 57"s....just wanted to say..... "Way to go Noll"!!

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Jul 22, 2012, 09:41 AM
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Need some help guys. I am about to purchase batteries for this plane and need advice on which ones. Looking at gens ace 4s 25c 3800 and 4000. I like a floatier plane but I am also looking at a 72 inch next spring that these batteries need to work in also. Any ideas?
Jul 22, 2012, 11:02 AM
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Batteries for the Extra 330SC and a 72" WS plane


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Originally Posted by delta2001
Need some help guys. I am about to purchase batteries for this plane and need advice on which ones. Looking at gens ace 4s 25c 3800 and 4000. I like a floatier plane but I am also looking at a 72 inch next spring that these batteries need to work in also. Any ideas?
Which 72" plane next spring? You could run your 4s batteries in series for 8s on your 72" plane.

The Gens ACE batteries seem to have a true C rating (I've been pleased with my 25C Gens ACE batteries), but you might want to consider 30C rated and higher batteries for long run time with cooler batteries when used in your 72" plane.

Happy landings!


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