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Oct 31, 2009, 08:06 PM
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Got my MX2 built today, waitning on motor and esc to arrive. I plan on going to the JR indoor festival next weekend so I might have to let Seth or RJ wring it out
I should have two there myself, so enjoy yours!
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Oct 31, 2009, 08:10 PM
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Sounds good. I will be using the AR6300 with my futaba S3114m servos and a hacker A10 9l with an x-5 esc. I ordered a white one and did my own color scheme. I ran into one problem though, and that was wen I attatched the pushrod supports the glue seemed to eat through the foam. I was using the BSI thin CA and accelorator as Mike recomended
Oct 31, 2009, 09:30 PM
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Sounds good. I will be using the AR6300 with my futaba S3114m servos and a hacker A10 9l with an x-5 esc. I ordered a white one and did my own color scheme. I ran into one problem though, and that was wen I attatched the pushrod supports the glue seemed to eat through the foam. I was using the BSI thin CA and accelorator as Mike recomended
It will still do that even though its "foam safe".

Its because there was too much CA/ too much kicker on that location.

I push the pushrod supports in, and put 1, maybe 2 drops on the hole they are in, while they are in, wait a minute or two, and lightly mist it with kicker from about 1 1/2 ft away. Never had a problem.

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Oct 31, 2009, 09:45 PM
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Im probably spraying the kicker to close in then. I will have to remeber that for my next build. Thanks anyway though!
Nov 03, 2009, 08:30 AM
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Hey RJ,
What amp/ESC are you using with your Hacker/Vpp setup. I think I just Blew up my castle 10 with the 3 cell I was using..... Thanks in advance for your help!
Nov 03, 2009, 08:55 AM
Oly crap.. Deese ease not gud!
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I'm using a Phoenix 10, but on 2S. It should handle 3S just fine though... just make sure to set your curves to keep the RPM in a normal range and keep from drawing a TON of amps, but it should be pretty forgiving...
Nov 03, 2009, 11:21 AM
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I'll keep that in mid, thanks for the help.
Nov 03, 2009, 11:25 AM
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What happened when it fried exactly?
Nov 03, 2009, 11:45 AM
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Was trying to program my 12FG and I think I let it run with no load too long.... Now when ever it has pwr, it gives a beep ever second no matter what I do. I contacted Castle Creations and they said to send it in because the processor is messed up. He also said that if I didn't need the extra programing features of the Phx 10, I could buy the cheap Thunderbird 9 instead. Are you using any advance programming freatures for the vpp? thx.
Nov 03, 2009, 12:44 PM
Oly crap.. Deese ease not gud!
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Ahh I see. No, I'm not using anything really special, just the normal programming. I'm not familiar with the options the Thunderbird offers though, so I can't say for sure...
Nov 03, 2009, 05:05 PM
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Was trying to program my 12FG and I think I let it run with no load too long.... Now when ever it has pwr, it gives a beep ever second no matter what I do. I contacted Castle Creations and they said to send it in because the processor is messed up. He also said that if I didn't need the extra programing features of the Phx 10, I could buy the cheap Thunderbird 9 instead. Are you using any advance programming freatures for the vpp? thx.
I'm pretty sure the TBird only has a 1.5A BEC while the PH10 has a 3A BEC. Wouldn't that be a concern for VPP?

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Nov 03, 2009, 07:18 PM
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That makes a good point, as i moved all the servos and the motor at the same time that thunderbird was cookin'! Sorry didn't mean to hijack the thread. Thats for all the helpful information!
Nov 03, 2009, 10:15 PM
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#1 of two for the JR Indoor Electric Festival.
Nov 04, 2009, 08:38 AM
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#1 of two for the JR Indoor Electric Festival.
what servos are you using?

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Nov 04, 2009, 08:50 AM
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what servos are you using?

Aerolite
jr 185/188
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