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Old 03-18-2009, 11:29 AM   #1
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Anyone has any tips for trex 600n maiden please feel free to post
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Old 03-18-2009, 12:17 PM   #2
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im goin to be watching this post as i will be maidening mine soon also :-D
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Old 03-18-2009, 03:13 PM   #5
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Old 03-18-2009, 03:29 PM   #6
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Maybe a 10-20 minute browse through the Helicopter Safety forum. Safety first!
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Don't fret too much. I was a nervous wreck when I spun mine up the first time, but as soon as it lifted off the deck and I felt how stable it was, my nerves almost immediately loosened up.
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Old 03-18-2009, 04:05 PM   #8
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I'd sya there's a couple fo sensible safety precautions. Think about and have a plan and even practice what you are going to do on a hot start if you've never used IC.
AND make sure you have an assistant with you that knows enough to help out if something silly happens while you get familar with it.

These are very very stable helis when setup right but mechanical failures can bite anyone and a solo maiden isn't the time to find what you forgot! Classically it's a servo wheel screw... so preflight thoroughly and follow a checklist
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Eat a bowl of Wheaties. Wear full hockey gear. Take a belt and tie your knees together with it. And tell everybody that's there to not watch. Should be ok.
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Tell every body around to get ready to duck....
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Tell every body around to get ready to duck....
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check your electronics, make sure everything is moving in the right direction before you get of the ground and if you see anythig wierd put it down DONT FLY IT !
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im just waiting for my gyro and tail servo to turn up thismorning. once that is all on the heli it is going out for maiden seeing as it is such a nice day :-D any tips on the jr770/8900g combo?
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Old 03-22-2009, 05:46 AM   #15
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Default Fly the heli while it is light on the skids

Make sure you don't punch the collective to get airborne. I did this while the gyro was reversed and seen the heli do a fast 360 an inch off the deck. I was afraid to fly it again that day.
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