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Dec 12, 2003, 03:55 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?

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Dec 12, 2003, 08:13 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...

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

Dec 12, 2003, 08:14 AM
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!

Dec 12, 2003, 08:16 AM
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holy cow matt . .
I thought i was the only one to get up this early.

Dec 12, 2003, 08:18 AM
Nope, I am an early riser! Of course, I am also in Illinois. It is 7:30 here.


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