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Old Feb 02, 2013, 08:54 AM
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So HH sent me a new ESC to supposedly solve this problem:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDBFFrD8Vv8
I replaced it but the problem is still occurring. HH told me they can't help me any further until I buy an E-flite battery to test it with, because they think the battery may have too low of a C rating. I'm using a Gforce 500mah 30c battery.

So, do you think that my battery is the problem or something else in the airplane? If you do think it's the battery, what would you suggest I get?
You most likely have a bad solder joint in your motor wires. Mine had a similar issue. Try doing the same thing while jiggling the wires around and see what happens. Take the prop of first (and then throw it away... That thing is insanely warped)
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 09:08 AM
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You most likely have a bad solder joint in your motor wires. Mine had a similar issue. Try doing the same thing while jiggling the wires around and see what happens. Take the prop of first (and then throw it away... That thing is insanely warped)
Man are you my long lost twin brother or something??

I said almost the exact same thing...
Old Feb 02, 2013, 09:31 AM
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You most likely have a bad solder joint in your motor wires. Mine had a similar issue. Try doing the same thing while jiggling the wires around and see what happens. Take the prop of first (and then throw it away... That thing is insanely warped)
Three days ago Turnerm said:
You most likely have a bad solder joint in your motor wires. Mine had a similar issue. Try doing the same thing while jiggling the wires around and see what happens. Take the prop of first (and then throw it away... That thing is insanely warped).

I agree also, that makes it unanimous.
Old Feb 02, 2013, 09:44 AM
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So HH sent me a new ESC to supposedly solve this problem:
I replaced it but the problem is still occurring. HH told me they can't help me any further until I buy an E-flite battery to test it with, because they think the battery may have too low of a C rating. I'm using a Gforce 500mah 30c battery.
So, do you think that my battery is the problem or something else in the airplane? If you do think it's the battery, what would you suggest I get?
You most likely have a bad solder joint in your motor wires. Somebody else had a similar issue. Try doing the same thing while jiggling the wires around and see what happens. Take the prop off first (and then throw it away... That thing is insanely warped)
Old Feb 02, 2013, 09:46 AM
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Have you checked your wires yet?
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 10:16 AM
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Why didn't I think of that?? LOL!
Old Feb 02, 2013, 10:35 AM
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Could be those colored things that connect to the motor...the...what are those? Oh yeah, the WIRES!
Old Feb 02, 2013, 10:51 AM
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You most likely have a bad solder joint in your motor wires. Mine had a similar issue. Try doing the same thing while jiggling the wires around and see what happens. Take the prop of first (and then throw it away... That thing is insanely warped)
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Man are you my long lost twin brother or something??

I said almost the exact same thing...
lol you both misspelled "off" saying take the prop "of"

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Old Feb 02, 2013, 10:57 AM
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lol you both misspelled "off" saying take the prop "of"
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 01:23 PM
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I absolutely agree with you Tracknoob, unfortunately HH is quickly moving from bind and fly models to fix/check and fly. Used to be nice to pick up one of their planes check control surfaces and go fly. That era is coming to end in my opinion.
Even so, I love my 540QQ! With a 7040 it screams skyward in vertical. With long arms and 150% throws it then gets completely twisted up in a tumble. Then into a violent blender that ends in a flat spin so tight and fast that it doesn't loose altitude. I think I could even make it climb with some practice! Then is slows to walking speed for landing.

A guy walking out to the field during this show said, "Well, I'm impressed". And then, when he saw the plane, "That's it?? I thought it was a much bigger plane!"

This thing is a blast! And, there's not that much money to loose if you mess up.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 01:38 PM
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True, they fly great once you get everything sorted out. I just get tired of fixing things before I fly them. I got the differential on my dialed in, it rolls like lightning!
Old Feb 02, 2013, 01:44 PM
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True, they fly great once you get everything sorted out. I just get tired of fixing things before I fly them. I got the differential on my dialed in, it rolls like lightning!
I know it is luck of the draw, and that's your point. Too many people have to fix things before the first flight. But for me, I just put on a good prop and long arms, neither of which were required, but they both are a good upgrades.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:01 PM
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Thanks Pug.
I needed that!
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E,

Just heading out the door with my EQQ & 3SB3D combo.
Spring like day around here.

To me, the EQQ is an awesome combo of size and function.
Love the power!
Love the insane aerobatics!
She flies big yet small.

I love the AS3X system in my Beast.
Happy that my EQQ doesn't have it.


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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:43 PM
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Happy that my EQQ doesn't have it.


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Yeah... I think I am too. I think it's big enough to not need it. I have flow it in winds strong enough to make my eyes water behind glasses. It wasn't particularly fun, but easily doable.

But, still... I'd be curious. Anyone know of a BB MG 3.5g servo that would hold up to AS3X duty? I been lookin'!
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 03:00 PM
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