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Oct 25, 2012, 06:58 PM
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Erkq- sent you a pm. My bad.

I think i am going to try to make an air scoop from a plastic spoon, similar to the spoon servo covers.
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Oct 25, 2012, 08:06 PM
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Erkq- sent you a pm. My bad.

I think i am going to try to make an air scoop from a plastic spoon, similar to the spoon servo covers.
Don't make it too big! The extra drag will cause the Beast to pitch down. Ask me how I know...
Oct 25, 2012, 08:36 PM
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Got it close with a spoon scoop (it is smaller maybe up above the bottom of the fuse less than a 1/4 of inch.) and some added porting of the battery supports directly in front of the board. I also removed the black fake engine trim around the hatch and that opens things up a lot. Got it running with the back/top off, I am thinking once I get a heatsink over the fets it will be fine, especially once in the air with the extra porting.
Oct 25, 2012, 09:19 PM
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Erkq- sent you a pm. My bad.

I think i am going to try to make an air scoop from a plastic spoon, similar to the spoon servo covers.
Here is the scoop I put on mine. no pitching at all, perfectly clear, I forget its there sometimes.
Ignore the blue boxes, I used this pic to show someone earlier where the wing usually breaks.


And yes you need the Heaksink on the FETs as well as the VR. The FETs cause the motor only shutdown that you get where the servos still move. The VR causes the complete power loss shutdowns.

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Oct 25, 2012, 10:38 PM
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Where are you guys getting the heatsinks? I don't have anything small enough in my box-o-junk

And thermal tape?

I have had mine run 3S well, but after a few mins either FET or VR shutdown - it's random. I want to heatsink everything and try to get a cooling duct. I have transplanted my B3D guts into an Sbach. Want to try 3S but don't want to risk the VR shutdown!

Thanks!
Oct 26, 2012, 01:41 AM
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Also increase the size of air exits. As a rule of thumb your air exit should be much larger than the air intake, since as the passing air is heated it expands.
Oct 26, 2012, 09:52 AM
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Also increase the size of air exits. As a rule of thumb your air exit should be much larger than the air intake, since as the passing air is heated it expands.
I got a plan for the air exits, I will just use a straight edge and connect both circular exits to have one long oblong exit.
Nov 01, 2012, 01:58 PM
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I'm going to have to rebuild the wings with a new set. Anyone have some advice? I have foam safe CA and FoamTac. Is there any particular order I should build the wings. Looks a bit advanced with the wing struts and all. I have rebuild a few helicopters so this should be a piece of cake, but if anyone has any advice it would be appreciated.
Mike
Nov 01, 2012, 05:17 PM
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for anyone in the uk I have huge stock of 260mAh nano tech's for the eflite micro series

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Niche-RC-products
Nov 01, 2012, 05:50 PM
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for anyone in the uk I have huge stock of 260mAh nano tech's for the eflite micro series

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Niche-RC-products
Yea, but they are only like 4 bucks from hobby king?
Nov 01, 2012, 06:03 PM
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for anyone in the uk I have huge stock of 260mAh nano tech's for the eflite micro series

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Niche-RC-products
Yes ok Ill buy some.........erm but then again maybe not when I can get 3 delivered for 9.23. Do you wear green tights and have a bow and arrow by any chance
Nov 01, 2012, 06:07 PM
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for anyone in the uk I have huge stock of 260mAh nano tech's for the eflite micro series
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Niche-RC-products



9.99 each, before shipping????????????


Nov 01, 2012, 07:22 PM
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Yes ok Ill buy some.........erm but then again maybe not when I can get 3 delivered for 9.23. Do you wear green tights and have a bow and arrow by any chance
Robber Hood......

Kevin
Nov 02, 2012, 07:22 PM
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Been waiting for 3 months now for my replacement B3D from Horizon UK, I do hope someone from the company reads these threads as Im not afraid to suggest that you suck!!!!!!
Nov 02, 2012, 07:32 PM
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Been waiting for 3 months now for my replacement B3D from Horizon UK, I do hope someone from the company reads these threads as Im not afraid to suggest that you suck!!!!!!
That's completely unacceptable. What methods have you employed to prod them along?


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