Jun 10, 2011, 09:06 AM
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I like the new design. I've had the cap of my tail motor break off in a crash...
Happened on my 2nd flight so was pretty bummed about that.

Chief
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Jun 10, 2011, 12:24 PM
2 seconds from crashing
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There's no logical reason why they should fly any better, unless your old one was worn or bent.
Or not made exactly right...kind of like the swashes. Some swash balls are tight some aren't. Both of my b grips were way tighter than my other older grips, which makes my mcpx's fly crisper
Jun 10, 2011, 01:14 PM
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Here you guys go.
Old tail assembly on left, new tail assembly on right.(...)Tom
It seems stronger but cooling may not be as efficient.....
Jun 10, 2011, 02:01 PM
Can't get enough
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Here you guys go.
Old tail assembly on left, new tail assembly on right.

Picture is from khogan.


Tom
Looks like the design from the 120. Hopefully HH can just sell the booms sep.
Jun 10, 2011, 02:13 PM
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My first sevear crash to day. Also my second crash
Crackt rotor blade and main gear, seems easy to crack the main gear
I couldn't hit the trottlehold button fast enough
Jun 10, 2011, 03:37 PM
EDF Junkie
Awhile back I think I saw a comment that the swash was being redesigned. Was that BS, wishful thinking or a memory failure on my part. I've seen nothing about it lately.

I thought the weakness of the rear swash ball would be addressed so a redesign made sense but it is easy to fix if it breaks (with the pin fix) or prevented with a bend in the rear arm.
Jun 10, 2011, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by NwRcFlight View Post
Awhile back I think I saw a comment that the swash was being redesigned. Was that BS, wishful thinking or a memory failure on my part. I've seen nothing about it lately.

I thought the weakness of the rear swash ball would be addressed so a redesign made sense but it is easy to fix if it breaks (with the pin fix) or prevented with a bend in the rear arm.
Nop. My balls holds just fine but the main gear pops out quite often.
Hawe the new version with B grips and 25C lipos.
Jun 10, 2011, 05:04 PM
I'd rather be flying!
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Stock vs. MH aluminum mainshaft weights, MH spool-up & flight-test


Awhile ago, someone asked about the weight of Microheli's aluminum mainshaft. Mine finally showed up & I just finished installing it. The weights include the collars & screws, but not the hub screws.

Stock shaft-- 0.56g
MH shaft ---- 0.71g

The collar is not symmetrical. I first installed it with the screw hole nearer to the head. After checking the fit of the main gear, I thought that the shaft should be sticking out of the gear a bit more than it was, so I reversed the collar so that the screw hole is nearer to the frame. I had to shorten the control rods by three turns each to restore zero pitch at mid-stick, but the gear fits much more snugly onto the shaft than it did before.

I spooled her up in my hand to check for vibration. She was smooth as butter! Definitely much smoother than with any of the c/f shafts I've had. The extra 0.15g was not noticeable in flight.

Setup:

MH mainshaft
MH swash
'B'-grips
Light blades
Dylan's Hyp 240 mount
Bare Hyp 240 cell

AUW: 45.60g

Joel
Last edited by turboparker; Jun 10, 2011 at 07:23 PM.
Jun 10, 2011, 09:50 PM
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Silicon o-ring mods


I read about using some 001 silicon 0-rings on the servo-to-swash links and also putting 3 of them on the feathering shaft between the blade grips-- wow, what a difference. Bird flies really smooth!

Chief
Jun 11, 2011, 09:30 AM
Newb Rotary Pilot
Just came from my LHS and the shop owner said they just got something from HH saying there is a recall on the entire heli now. Anyone else heard of this?
Jun 11, 2011, 10:57 AM
HELP I AM BEING SET UP!!
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Just came from my LHS and the shop owner said they just got something from HH saying there is a recall on the entire heli now. Anyone else heard of this?

No recent bulletins on the HH website:


http://www.horizonhobby.com/Support/...Bulletins.aspx



Jun 11, 2011, 11:02 AM
I'd rather be flying!
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Originally Posted by Nytflyer View Post
Just came from my LHS and the shop owner said they just got something from HH saying there is a recall on the entire heli now. Anyone else heard of this?
I stopped by my LHS yesterday to pick up the MH aluminum mainshafts I had ordered. The owner didn't mention anything about a recall. As Bud noted, there is no mention of it on the website.

Joel
Jun 11, 2011, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Nytflyer View Post
Just came from my LHS and the shop owner said they just got something from HH saying there is a recall on the entire heli now. Anyone else heard of this?
Some are still talking about the blade grip recall from months ago as if it is something new. It's old news and your shop must just now be getting around to reading their notice from HH telling them to remove the old stock with the original grips.
Jun 11, 2011, 11:37 AM
Gravity is a harsh mistress.
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Some are still talking about the blade grip recall from months ago as if it is something new. It's old news and your shop must just now be getting around to reading their notice from HH telling them to remove the old stock with the original grips.
That would be my guess too.
Jun 11, 2011, 11:41 AM
Newb Rotary Pilot
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Originally Posted by Xrayted View Post
Some are still talking about the blade grip recall from months ago as if it is something new. It's old news and your shop must just now be getting around to reading their notice from HH telling them to remove the old stock with the original grips.
Yea that is kind of what I was thinking too. I asked him if it was about the grips and he said no that you had to send the whole heli in to HH. I searched when I got home and couldnt find anything so just figured I would ask here to be sure.

Anyways, thanks for the responses and happy flying to all!


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