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Oct 09, 2012, 02:02 AM
RC Keeps Me Sane
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BTW, the only real tool needed is a digital pitch gage to set servo centers and of course the 6* and 12* collective settings. And I also used a digital caliper to confirm swash measurements at the 3 servo points.
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Oct 10, 2012, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by microDan
.... Now that the BX is on top it's the way I thought it should have been from the start, it bothered the heck out of me where it was. ...
The main problem with putting the BeastX on top is that it can get wacked by the blades in a crash. I've seen it happen.
Oct 10, 2012, 03:42 PM
Chesapeake Bay RC Club
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jhroof,
Agreed as a buddy on mine cut a Futaba 401 nearly in half after a crash.
Gary
Oct 10, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Interesting. On what heli?

I've seen gyros get whacked by flybars / paddles when mounted up there, but I've never seen it happen on a flybarless helicopter of any type.

Chris
Oct 10, 2012, 04:36 PM
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Yeah it's basically protected by the anti-rotation bracket. It looks fine to me. Not sure why you would move it but it doesn't look like a problem.
Oct 10, 2012, 05:07 PM
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Interesting. On what heli?
It was a Trex 450. It did have a flybar though.
Gary
Oct 10, 2012, 05:38 PM
Heli Mad
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Originally Posted by Blackanthem
Just replaced my Tail Servo, and wanted to show you all the melted one.

Attachment 5208440

I did as you all suggested with the BeastX, and she fly's great.
Thanks again for all of your help.
Looks like my first one. I just got a new machine under warranty after the AR7200BX started twitching the cyclic servos and on the new machine the tail was binding with my JR. I fixed this in the beast setup E and I think everyone should check this on a new heli. I think my first tail servo may have had the same issue and only lasted 10 flights.
Oct 10, 2012, 09:42 PM
RC Keeps Me Sane
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Concerning the top mounted BX, it's not in much danger of getting wacked. Flybars are the killers as stated previously.
Oct 11, 2012, 07:48 AM
TerryM
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My Blade 300x in AS350 Skin


The 300x was flying so fine I decided to add a scale body to it.
I bought a Darth micro heli polystyrene kit. The mechanics went in fairly easy
with just a couple minor adjustments. I was able to get the CG right by just
moving the battery pack forward on the mount. It still fly very nice and looks
cool in the air.
Oct 11, 2012, 08:44 AM
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Nice work, that looks great!

Chris
Oct 11, 2012, 12:28 PM
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Very nice! Got a link for us lazy folk?
Oct 11, 2012, 12:41 PM
2 seconds from crashing
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http://darthdrk.4t.com/photo3.html
Oct 11, 2012, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by indoorheli
Thanks so much. The one you linked to is an MD 500 which I love!
Oct 13, 2012, 05:43 PM
Is getting old...
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Couldn't resist any longer.. bought one today at the lhs.

Quite a bit of vibration at 1/4 throttle while spooling up.. Normal? Seems to go away at higher headspeed, on the stock woodies (figure i'd use them until my first crash). Haven't flown it yet, about to, anything to watch out for?
Oct 13, 2012, 06:12 PM
Is getting old...
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Just hovered her/tiny bit of FF, butter smooth once she spools past 1/8th throttle or so.


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