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Old Jul 21, 2010, 09:41 AM
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It only bothers me when I forget to pull the antenna out until after I start wondering why I've lost control.

--Al Evans
Can't say I haven't done that ... usually I don't notice that the green LED is no longer "on" meaning it's time to charge the AAs inside
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Old Jul 21, 2010, 01:31 PM
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Paul - yes, this ESKY balance charger would work fine with the Rhino 460's (as well as with the 610's).
Appreciate the info, Ross, and I just placed an eBay order with you.

On a separate note, I was surprised to find an envelope postmarked Hiroshima, Japan in my mailbox today. Enclosed was a nice thank you letter from Hirobo, some decals and a Quark SG (well actually just the brochure! ). Overall, a nice response for simply sending in my registration card.

-Paul

Old Jul 21, 2010, 01:47 PM
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Appreciate the info, Ross, and I just placed an eBay order with you.

On a separate note, I was surprised to find an envelope postmarked Hiroshima, Japan in my mailbox today. Enclosed was a nice thank you letter from Hirobo, some decals and a Quark SG (well actually just the brochure! ). Overall, a nice response for simply sending in my registration card.

-Paul

For $750 I think this would be the least they could do..
Old Jul 21, 2010, 02:14 PM
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For $750 I think this would be the least they could do..
Just to clarify, this was for registering my SRB. Now the SG is a different matter entirely. Given the $750 asking price, they should also provide a complimentary Geisha girl! LOL

-Paul

Old Jul 21, 2010, 02:30 PM
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Old Jul 21, 2010, 06:38 PM
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Just to clarify, this was for registering my SRB. Now the SG is a different matter entirely. Given the $750 asking price, they should also provide a complimentary Geisha girl! LOL

-Paul

Better make that TWO.
Old Jul 21, 2010, 06:40 PM
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Appreciate the info, Ross, and I just placed an eBay order with you.
Thanks! The Rhino 460 will be in the mail in the morning! Enjoy!
Old Jul 21, 2010, 08:38 PM
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The more I fly it....


...the more I LOVE this little heli. It flies SO GOOD. Got two flights in tonight and man this thing is a blast. Nicked off half of the tail rotor on a not-so-good landing. Took it to the workshop and glued it with a little CA. HIt it with some kicker and was flying again in about a minute. Who does that?! Repair the tail rotor on a heli while it's powered on with some CA and then fly some more?! This thing is the cat's meow.

OK, time to put some stickers on it.
Old Jul 21, 2010, 09:31 PM
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...the more I LOVE this little heli. It flies SO GOOD. Got two flights in tonight and man this thing is a blast. Nicked off half of the tail rotor on a not-so-good landing. Took it to the workshop and glued it with a little CA. HIt it with some kicker and was flying again in about a minute. Who does that?! Repair the tail rotor on a heli while it's powered on with some CA and then fly some more?! This thing is the cat's meow.

OK, time to put some stickers on it.
It's quite interesting that foam blades don't require foam-safe CA. Regular CA works better. I use foam safe CA to attach CF spars to the back side of the blades for strength and rigidity. If I break a blade, the CF spar will seperate from the blade, because of the foam-safe CA. I just clean it up a little and reuse it.
Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:16 PM
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Finally got my replacement servo in today from MRC It took three week's but I can't complain. They replaced it with no question's asked! Inventory got in the way for a good bit of the time. Now all I need is a calm day!!
Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:54 PM
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Question for the Battery Expert Brothers:

FR4-Pilot has noted increased punch with his 25C Outrage XP25 battery.

Would this other 25C battery be compatible with the Quark? G2 Li-Po 450mAh 7.4V 25C

http://www.greathobbies.com/producti..._id=TGHL04502C

SPECIFICATIONS

Capacity: 450 mAh
Voltage: 7.4 V
Chemistry: LiPo
Charge Rate: 3-5 C
Discharge Rate: 25 C
Length: 55 mm
Width: 30 mm
Height: 10 mm
Weight: 30 g

TIA.

-Linac
Old Jul 22, 2010, 12:06 AM
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Sure. The Quark is not fussy about batteries.
Old Jul 22, 2010, 09:46 AM
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I just ordered a Hyperion 2s 450 mAh 25C battery for the Quark. I'll have to use Velcro from now on as the new battery is too thick to fit in the tray. A small price to pay for more punch and a spare battery.
Old Jul 22, 2010, 11:07 AM
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I'm looking at the tail shaft with two bearings upgrade from YRBUY.com . Does this require any special instructions or extras to install ?

I had the tail shaft apart on my SRB a year ago because the pinion gear came loose on the shaft. It was an easy procedure and repair.
Old Jul 22, 2010, 11:15 AM
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I'm looking at the tail shaft with two bearings upgrade from YRBUY.com . Does this require any special instructions or extras to install ?

I had the tail shaft apart on my SRB a year ago because the pinion gear came loose on the shaft. It was an easy procedure and repair.
It's a drop-in.


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