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Posted 10-01-2010 at 12:43 PM by nwmtech
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Got two quick flights during lunch yesterday. Wow, what a huge difference. I had previously tightened up my mounting the night before and went back to a single piece of 3M double sided tape. Also found out my widened tail pulley would fit in the plastic tail housing so I swapped that back in and reset the CG with a 900mah 2s pack. This put the heli at exactly 7.0lbs. Yeehaw! Set the tail back into mix mode and cranked the FC gain up. The difference was huge. Still not all that fond of mix mode...
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Ready for break-in

Posted 09-26-2010 at 02:00 AM by nwmtech

Got the RL53 all rebuilt (only ring and bearing). Really wanted to put a KME in there but the inside looked spectacular so I just couldn't give up on the 53 yet. Re-mounted the TotalG with two pieces of the Gray 3m double sided tape instead of one and swapped the servo wires around to the correct location for the new upcomming firmware. The DX8 is all programmed and ready to go despite of the software glitches. Seem to be having horrible luck lately with softwares on new products. Oh well. ...
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TotalG Tape mounting option

Posted 09-20-2010 at 09:57 PM by nwmtech
Updated 09-27-2010 at 12:56 AM by nwmtech

Got in 7 flights today. Weather was poor so most of my flying was lower level stuff. Managed to forget my USB link at home for the TotalG but it worked out better than I thought.

Spent the first couple flights just having some fun and working on maneuvers. Then onto mounting tapes. Previously I was running two layers of the included foam but was fighting some bobbles. Decided to play around with mounting tape combos. The Align gel strapped down super tight was hideous. It wobbled...
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