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Jan 17, 2013, 08:44 AM
Once you taste flight...
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Originally Posted by realbob
ANy video ? Or pics?
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Jan 17, 2013, 08:57 AM
Fly, crash, rebuild, repeat
No video from me yet either...the poor minicp is grounded waiting for parts!

I had a servo go out on me. Funny thing is, it is NOT stripped. It was not even crashed...the servo was working fine when I landed the flight before, but when I tried to fly it the next time the servo was dead. Not entirely dead, but intermittent and jerky. I opened it up, and it looks like the gears aren't meshing tight enough, even though no teeth are missing.

Had I paid for the heli, I'd be getting with customer service about defective parts...but given that i've already flown it, crashed it, and it was free, that just doesn't seem appropriate.

Pretty disappointing, especially when I learned new walkera servos are about $10 each, plus slow-boat shipping from china. If you want servos fast, they're upwards of $17 here in the states.

I ordered several 282a servos from HK, which are rumored to fit with mild dremel work. $3.81 each. That's more like it. Hopefully I'll be back up and going in a couple weeks.

Hurry up and get to 1000 posts already! you guys are slacking!
Jan 17, 2013, 10:53 AM
cant get right !!!
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cmon 999 cmon 999
Jan 17, 2013, 10:56 AM
Once you taste flight...
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that is a lot of posting still to go
Jan 17, 2013, 11:01 AM
cant get right !!!
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i think i can , i think i can , i think i can
Jan 17, 2013, 11:12 AM
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hope i win my micro is getting a little shaky
Jan 17, 2013, 01:03 PM
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My kids are coming home from school early today because some crazy weather person thinks it might snow. Ha! They are annoyed when they have to leave early, as am I because they will interfere with my flying time instead of being in school where they belong! LOL!

Wasn't that better than just posting to bump the count? :-)
Jan 17, 2013, 01:30 PM
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Jan 17, 2013, 02:33 PM
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much more interesting... it was 64 degrees this morning when i got to work. Now i have to watch out for black ice on the rds. im in central GA
Jan 17, 2013, 03:09 PM
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I hate the cold.

It's why I need a free helicopter to make me warm, and fuzzy.
Jan 17, 2013, 07:05 PM
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And another.
Jan 17, 2013, 07:05 PM
Buy, Mod, Fly, Sell, Repeat
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Originally Posted by realbob
If no software is included or home software only,. think is legal. You then need to buy the software anyways, this unit is just to connect the remote to the computer bypassing needs of dongle and get wireless. If you buy this unit and use pirated software then it is illegal. Same thing for satellite tv, you cna legally buy the decoder but when you put pirated card and use it, then it is illegal.

Correct me if I am wrong.
So, I purchased one of these on eBay from a seller in Hong Kong. I paid for it and a few hours later I got a message from eBay that the item violates eBay policy and has been removed (they were selling multiple). I'm hoping that mine still ships, but if not I'll just go to the site directly and make the purchase. Interesting that eBay removed it.
Jan 17, 2013, 07:16 PM
Crash and crash!
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up up up
Jan 17, 2013, 08:38 PM
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Jan 17, 2013, 09:26 PM
Slow Flyer
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Now? :-)

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