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Feb 08, 2013, 10:20 AM
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Is there any place where I can buy the 1s batteries for 120 SR with the mini deans connectors; I don't mind changing the connector on my heli but it is too much work to change the connector on the battery.
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Feb 08, 2013, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by speedchase
Is there any place where I can buy the 1s batteries for 120 SR with the mini deans connectors; I don't mind changing the connector on my heli but it is too much work to change the connector on the battery.
No offense, but if it is too much work, then I guess that means stick with JST

OR ... you could go and make yourself ONE adapter from JST to mini deans (umhh yeah, that might weigh an extra 0.77g (.) but it saves you A LOT of work
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Feb 08, 2013, 10:35 AM
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There are a lot of adapters out there or find a mini deans deal on eBay and solder on. It's all easy. There are no 1s 500-600 batteries this size with mini-deans. The other option is to get a new set of skids that allow different size batteries. Then, you could find other 500-1300mah batteries to fly with mini-deans.
Feb 08, 2013, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Saxguy1000
There are a lot of adapters out there or find a mini deans deal on eBay and solder on. It's all easy. There are no 1s 500-600 batteries this size with mini-deans. The other option is to get a new set of skids that allow different size batteries. Then, you could find other 500-1300mah batteries to fly with mini-deans.
Seems like I have not searched hard enough but I did try researching instructions and video to convert JST to Mini-deans on RCG & other forums with no luck. Can you please refer me to any good source.
Feb 08, 2013, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by erdnuckel2
No offense, but if it is too much work, then I guess that means stick with JST

OR ... you could go and make yourself ONE adapter from JST to mini deans (umhh yeah, that might weigh an extra 0.77g (.) but it saves you A LOT of work
No offense at all; I am very new to this hobby recently since Dec (got hooked flying my 3yr old's Christmas gift - a toy grade 2-ch coax).

It is not about too much work but rather I am complete noob although I have read a lot recently and have some knowledge of the heli types, battery types, power supplies, etc.. I have a soldering gun but barely soldered anything with it...

I have now new 120 SR, DX8, Phoenix Sim and BF-109 which I am too scared to fly right now... Would like to graduate to the CP helis and build my own 3D planes at some time in future; the thing that stops me are my children (4yr & 2yr old).... Not to forget my other time hoggers - motorcylces and car fixes (you can imagine amount of work maintaining a BMW 540 ... phew...

Bottom line... I am a noob, crunched for time and cannot wait to graduate further...
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Feb 08, 2013, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by speedchase
No offense at all; I am very new to this hobby recently since Dec (got hooked flying my 3yr old's Christmas gift - a toy grade 2-ch coax).

It is not about too much work but rather I am complete noob although I have read a lot recently and have some knowledge of the heli types, battery types, power supplies, etc..

I have now new 120 SR, DX8, Phoenix Sim and BF-109 which I am too scared to fly right now... Would like to graduate to the CP helis and build my own 3D planes at some time in future; the thing that stops me are my children (4yr & 2yr old)....

Bottom line... I am a noob, crunched for time and cannot wait to graduate further...
Hey Noob JK LOL

I noticed your fear of the maiden on your BF109. I was wondering if it happens to be a Parkzone. If not, I don't know much about your plane. If so, your fear is probably a good thing or you may have crashed it allready.

I have a PZ BF109G and it is a bugger to take off and land. It has a mean LH torque factor that pulls the plane hard left on take-off.
Phoenix sim has this model and you can see what I am talking about by flying the sim. I would not put the plane in the air until you have mastered the sim, or a crash is highly likely.

Good Luck from a Fellow Noob!
Feb 08, 2013, 11:50 AM
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FYI, the NanoTech 600mAh is back in stock.
I know that some of you have been waiting for this. So get them before they are OOS again!!

Feb 08, 2013, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by erdnuckel2
OR ... you could go and make yourself ONE adapter from JST to mini deans (umhh yeah, that might weigh an extra 0.77g (.) but it saves you A LOT of work
wouldnt that sort of defeat the purpos, which is to get rid of the JST connector?

In any case, I dont see the point either way. mini deans are LAME. its not only possible but probable to short out a battery with them. Because of the designe, its possible to have the pin on one side touch both the socket and the pin on the battery at the same time.... Years ago there was a guy whos model burned up in his car do to this. After that and having my own battery short (BIG spark) I got rid of all my mini deans.

In this application, the JST work fine. If I decided I just HAD to change, I would probably go with a losi style.
Feb 08, 2013, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by dacaur
wouldnt that sort of defeat the purpos, which is to get rid of the JST connector?

In any case, I dont see the point either way. mini deans are LAME. its not only possible but probable to short out a battery with them. Because of the designe, its possible to have the pin on one side touch both the socket and the pin on the battery at the same time.... Years ago there was a guy whos model burned up in his car do to this. After that and having my own battery short (BIG spark) I got rid of all my mini deans.

In this application, the JST work fine. If I decided I just HAD to change, I would probably go with a losi style.
Thanks for the info & advice; for now I think it is best to put off plans switching to mini deans.
Feb 08, 2013, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by dacaur
wouldnt that sort of defeat the purpos, which is to get rid of the JST connector?

In any case, I dont see the point either way. mini deans are LAME. its not only possible but probable to short out a battery with them. Because of the designe, its possible to have the pin on one side touch both the socket and the pin on the battery at the same time.... Years ago there was a guy whos model burned up in his car do to this. After that and having my own battery short (BIG spark) I got rid of all my mini deans.

In this application, the JST work fine. If I decided I just HAD to change, I would probably go with a losi style.
that is something that should be found on youtube ..
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Feb 11, 2013, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Saxguy1000
Say, Bill, good to have you back! Hope you have been doing all right? I still say the mSR is a great indoor trainer for small rooms. Trainer for the SR 120, that is. I'm selling my mSRX because it's a better trainer for the mCPX--which a couple cars ran over--so, I don't need it!
Correct SAX the msr is a great trainer indoors for the 120SR the msrx was too much for me to handle for my flying skills..Thanks I have been doing quite well for 89 and a half yrs now..Good to be back on the thread ..all the best .Happy flying
Feb 11, 2013, 01:11 PM
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Hey Bill. How ya doing? Don't know how I missed your post last week I've been kinda busy trying to get my Super Cub modded for the spring maiden.

I hope you've been well and life is treating you good. 89 huh? My flying partner just turned 74 and I 60. We are just kids

Mike.
Feb 11, 2013, 01:40 PM
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broken wire


Hello to everyone. the wire on my sr120 has been broken from the plug. does any one know if this can be replaced thanks.
Feb 11, 2013, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by joe langlois
Hello to everyone. the wire on my sr120 has been broken from the plug. does any one know if this can be replaced thanks.
Hi Joe and welcome. Exactly which plug are you referring to? A pic would be a plus.

Mike.
Feb 11, 2013, 02:16 PM
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Hello,

My father broke 3 tail rotors in an afternoon (don t ask me how), and when I tried to buy some, the good surprise, 4 euro a rotor... A bit the impression of being stolen.. So I would like to know if some other rotors are compatible with the sr120 tail motor ? As for example some Walkera rotors ? Or NE solo pro 328 rotor ?

Thank you


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