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Dec 06, 2012, 07:05 PM
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So if its too tight it will come loose in flight?
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Dec 06, 2012, 07:12 PM
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Yes.
Or it will strip out when you tighten it. When you tighten the nut, dont put the wrench in the normal position, put it in-line with the plane, yet still on the nut so you can't get optimal leverage. That way you won't overtighten it.
Dec 06, 2012, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by alexjschauer
Yes.
Or it will strip out when you tighten it. When you tighten the nut, dont put the wrench in the normal position, put it in-line with the plane, yet still on the nut so you can't get optimal leverage. That way you won't overtighten it.
not understanding this, need to see it. I didn't tighten too much in the first place though.
Last edited by Wingbreaker; Dec 06, 2012 at 08:43 PM.
Dec 06, 2012, 09:31 PM
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Next time use a SMALL amount of Loctite, and either use a "nut driver" or, as noted instead of putting the wrench on at 90 degrees (perpendicular) to the shaft, put it straight on from the front, and just use your fingers, not your arm to tighten the nut.

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Dec 06, 2012, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by SteveT.
Next time use a SMALL amount of Loctite, and either use a "nut driver" or, as noted instead of putting the wrench on at 90 degrees (perpendicular) to the shaft, put it straight on from the front, and just use your fingers, not your arm to tighten the nut.

SteveT
ahh understood. thanks
Dec 06, 2012, 10:41 PM
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Wingbreaker I was just thinking you could put an extra washer or two behind your prop to be able to keep using that adapter for a while.
Dec 06, 2012, 10:52 PM
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Wingbreaker I had this happen to a smaller motor... I ordered a new prop adapter and went to lowes to get another nut and doubled it up until the new one came in. It's not like the old nitro days where we were constantly dealing with the prop nut coming loose because of the spinner.
Dec 06, 2012, 11:11 PM
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Wingbreaker I had this happen to a smaller motor... I ordered a new prop adapter and went to lowes to get another nut and doubled it up until the new one came in. It's not like the old nitro days where we were constantly dealing with the prop nut coming loose because of the spinner.
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Dec 06, 2012, 11:49 PM
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Thanks for the tip guys. that will keep me flying this weekend. I was bummed because I have a free pass this weekend as my wife is taking her family to Disney and I thought this plane was grounded until a new adapter comes.
Last edited by Wingbreaker; Dec 06, 2012 at 11:55 PM.
Dec 08, 2012, 07:25 PM
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extra nut worked like a charm. However, I am still not getting this thing wired yet. Maybe I am expecting it to be too much like a foamie. I can 3d all day long with my techone and skywing mxs. Definitely have to be more on top of this plane
Dec 08, 2012, 07:57 PM
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A good foamy is artificially easy compared to a real balsa model. Don't give up, I'm sure you are doing great.
Dec 08, 2012, 08:02 PM
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A good foamy is artificially easy compared to a real balsa model. Don't give up, I'm sure you are doing great.
LOL maybe I should stop using the foamies. I thought that might be the culprit. I've been flying the foams more lately, seemed like I stepped backwards on the slick. It was like a handful compared to my previous flights.
Dec 08, 2012, 10:09 PM
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LOL maybe I should stop using the foamies. I thought that might be the culprit. I've been flying the foams more lately, seemed like I stepped backwards on the slick. It was like a handful compared to my previous flights.
I forced myself to STOP flying foamies this summer and stick to balsa only!

That alone let me unlearn a ton of things I was doing wrong. I got more confident this summer than in the past 2 just from parking the foamies. I'm glad I did it.

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Dec 09, 2012, 01:56 PM
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A good foamy is artificially easy compared to a real balsa model. Don't give up, I'm sure you are doing great.
yeah but so is my 87 compared to my 51(easier to fly that is). I ain't giving that one up!
Dec 11, 2012, 09:05 PM
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Hey guys, quick question on my electronics selection.

I've gone with the Hacker A30-12XL and ICE lite 75.

What size/type of esc bullet connectors are a correct fit for the the hacker A30?

Thanks!!


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