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Old 10-14-2011, 09:15 PM   #1
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OK, so all my helis are fly barred. I have 2 TT50 pieces, 1 TT90SE, 1 450 Trex.
The TT50's are nice pieces, but old V1 stuff, so not worth much money. I may start with the 3sx in these and if I wad (when) them up no big deal. They are cheap to fix too.
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1) Does the 3sx include a gov function?
2) Am I pissing in the wind using a 3sx on a fly bar machine?
3) If so, which FBL head is cheap?

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Old 10-14-2011, 09:38 PM   #2
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OK, so all my helis are fly barred. I have 2 TT50 pieces, 1 TT90SE, 1 450 Trex.
The TT50's are nice pieces, but old V1 stuff, so not worth much money. I may start with the 3sx in these and if I wad (when) them up no big deal. They are cheap to fix too.
Questions:
1) Does the 3sx include a gov function? No it does not at present
2) Am I pissing in the wind using a 3sx on a fly bar machine? Expensive piece of hardware not to use to its fullest extent
3) If so, which FBL head is cheap? RJX, cost effective and well designed.

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Old 10-14-2011, 09:48 PM   #3
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Roger, thanks.
I will look at the RJX head.
I figured the HC with a flybarred HC was a waste. This is probably the right route to go as I have a ton of spares too.
Does the Skookum have a built in gov? Or I need an external gov no matter what?
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I do not believe so..but I could be mistaken...But they are more sensitive to vibration..

Here is a HC3-SX in a 800 class bird..

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Old 10-16-2011, 05:31 AM   #5
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Does the Skookum have a built in gov? Or I need an external gov no matter what?
Yes it does since v3 firmware and it works quite well, I have it on TR700N. Got about 25 flights in since I built it back in April and still got too much vibrations for the SK720 self-level to work. Flies very well, but no SL. The excess vibration is on engine frequency, so still trying to find a solution, but will probably move SK720 to an electric heli and switch to MB + CP2 combo on TR700N.
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Old 10-16-2011, 05:05 PM   #6
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So, I gather IF I want self level I NEED the HC 3SX because the Skookum is to sensitive to vib.
The HK has a gov. (I tried downloading the manual from HC site, but keep getting an error).
IF I don't want the SL then I can get much cheaper FBL units?
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if self leveling, stabilization or "bail out" function is not needed you can look @ BeastX FBL..best bang for the buck IMHO
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