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Dec 12, 2003, 02:55 AM
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corona sub-rotor weights


Anyone try removing the big allen screws, on the ends of the sub-rotors?

How much difference does it make to roll rate?

How much does it hurt stability, or hovering?

Thanks,
Don
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Dec 12, 2003, 07:13 AM
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these guys have a list of tips and trics for the corona.
I dont have mine up and flying yet but this makes for some interesting reading...

http://www.deeteeenterprises.com/NS....ips.Tricks.php

if this link does not work just go to the .com portion and follow the index

roger
Dec 12, 2003, 07:14 AM
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I run mine without the weights. I just put a couple short 4-40 screws into the flybar wire holes to hold the wire in. I have noticed a greater willingness for the heli to bank hard, probably due to the less gyroscopic tendency of the subrotor. I have noticed that it hovers about the same. I prefer the flight characteristics without the weights. Plus, you save over 1/2 an ounce without them!

Matt....
Dec 12, 2003, 07:16 AM
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holy cow matt . .
I thought i was the only one to get up this early.

roger
Dec 12, 2003, 07:18 AM
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Nope, I am an early riser! Of course, I am also in Illinois. It is 7:30 here.

Matt....

Oh, that tips and tricks page mentions the flybar weights. I know, I wrote it!


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