Jan 01, 2013, 09:29 AM
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My only mod works well to cool tail motor. I see less drift at 2/3 battery. You can anneal popcan aluminum with a lighter so it doesn't crack easily when bent " didn't think of it at the time just didn't bend so sharp after cracking several.. I tightly curved longer strip back bent to shape 5 min jb welded it then trimmed it.Also used from LHS Epic/Trinity oil on shafts.
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Yeah thanks, I'd seen your mod, seems like a good idea. Think you could tell me what "5 min JB weld" is? Never heard of that one and just wondering if we have something similar in Germany.

Question @ mystman

I've heard of people using, amongst others, sewing machine oil on their motors. Do you use anything and, if so, what?

Cheers
Tigg
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Jan 01, 2013, 09:31 AM
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Question @ mystman

I've heard of people using, amongst others, sewing machine oil on their motors. Do you use anything and, if so, what?

Cheers
Tigg
I've never done this, sorry.
Jan 01, 2013, 09:33 AM
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I do love the fact that an entire replacement heli is only $20.
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Jan 01, 2013, 09:43 AM
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Anyone else have issues with the Y911 binding? It binds for me, but it usually takes a few tries, and will sometimes lose the bond in flight. It's really kind of backwrads. The yellow 911 has some improvements in the frame durability, but the electronics seem of a lesser quailty.
Jan 01, 2013, 09:50 AM
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Hi all. I've learned to fly quite ok but now I have problem with my Aileron servo. When turning left the servo first works fine but then starts to jerk up and down making my copter all wobly. Is there anything I can do?
Jan 01, 2013, 11:23 AM
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I've read the f45 rx board says wltoys on in so the Tx will bind. I bought 9116 Tx on hobbypartz for 7 plus 5 shipping worth every penny for sure. You can set dual rates on every channel in two positions of the D/R switch. Just no charge jack but I'll bet some one has a mod for that too.
SORRY
I stand corrected , I thought F45 was the 911 with the teeth paint job.
Jan 01, 2013, 11:27 AM
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By the "911 with teeth", I think you are referring to Hero-RC's H911, am I right?
Jan 01, 2013, 11:32 AM
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Yeah thanks, I'd seen your mod, seems like a good idea. Think you could tell me what "5 min JB weld" is? Never heard of that one and just wondering if we have something similar in Germany.

Question @ mystman

I've heard of people using, amongst others, sewing machine oil on their motors. Do you use anything and, if so, what?

Cheers
Tigg
JB weld is an epoxy with steel in it . , I'm sure it would help the heat transfer.It's heavy bodied dark gray ,It won't drip off. "not the putty sticks though"
I use Epic/Trinity hobby micro bearing oil , I'm positive there is many oils that are great in Germany as well as sewing machine oil.
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Jan 01, 2013, 11:33 AM
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by the "911 with teeth", i think you are referring to hero-rc's h911, am i right?
yes
Jan 01, 2013, 12:22 PM
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What skids do you have on there? Haven't seen v911 skids yet with the bit at the rear holding the battery but I'd sure be interested, especially if I was thinking about doing your battery upgrade. Have you tried any kind of measurement on the main and tail engine heat after flying one of those batteries?

Cheers
Tigg
Those are the stock skids with the connector removed and modified to allow a msr sized batter to slid in snug past the stock connector location. If you slice right where the screws were, the width is right. The great thing about it is the adjustability. You can slid the battery forward into the canopy for super fast forward flight.

Sorry no temperature testing. But I do notice better heading hold for longer with the 25c batteries and Iv been limiting my flight times to 7 min to save my gear.

So you could run them longer.. but the advantage is faster forward flight and better heading hold. Probably more cycles on the batteries to. With only one tenth gram increase.
Jan 01, 2013, 01:09 PM
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@ mystman

Nice mod
Jan 01, 2013, 01:49 PM
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such a PITA finding out if the SoloPro FP II flybar fits the V911 without too much modding.
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It looks like it will fit easily to me.
The bottom one is the Solo Pro II
Won't fit without modding. You will have to drill out hole to a larger size. Also Solo Pro fly bar is more flexible and lighter. In my opinion Solo Pro flybar breaks easier than v911 flybar.
Jan 01, 2013, 01:51 PM
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I've made a dirty 18650 Li-Ion Mod.
I'm using 2 x 3.7V 18650 3000mAh Li-Ion batteries.
Nicely done and thanks for the links too! I just may modify my T9x to use the battery tray you linked to in your post.
Jan 01, 2013, 02:03 PM
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"Originally Posted by mystman:
I've made a dirty 18650 Li-Ion Mod.
I'm using 2 x 3.7V 18650 3000mAh Li-Ion batteries."

Or you could just use 2 x 14500 size in the unaltered battery holders.
Power consumption in these transmitters is very low.
Jan 01, 2013, 02:11 PM
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"Originally Posted by mystman:
I've made a dirty 18650 Li-Ion Mod.
I'm using 2 x 3.7V 18650 3000mAh Li-Ion batteries."

Or you could just use 2 x 14500 size in the unaltered battery holders.
Power consumption in these transmitters is very low.
You're right. I found the 14500 3.7V batteries (AA size) after I had done my mod
But not 100% unaltered. You need make some connections as you only need 2 batteries (2x3.7v) and the battery holder is used to hold more in serial.

This 14500 mod can also be used with v911 stock tx.

You can find the 14500 stock tx mod here : https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...page=736#11035

If anybody doesn't know these batteries:

Led Light Flashlight Strong Charge 14500 1200mAH Lithium Battery 3.7 V
http://www.banggood.com/Wholesale-Le...V-p-55390.html

14500 charger
http://www.banggood.com/buy/14500-charger.html
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