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Old 10-06-2011, 04:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am waiting to here from guys who have recieved theres. There builds and the equipment used. Plus flight reviews. Mine still sits idle as a newbie flying my 450.
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Mine is on the brown truck, arriving Friday.
Equipment will be:
Futaba 14MZ (or 8FG if I feel like programming it)
Scorpion MKIII 4035-530
Castle ICE2HV120
Futaba BLS255HV's on cyclic
Futaba BLS256HV on rudder
Futaba CGY-750
Futaba R6203SB receiver
LiFe Source 2100mAh 6.6v battery
FlightPower EONX 30C 6S 5000mAh batteries (2 for 12S)
Radix 105 tail blades.
Main blades - TBD (3 different sets sitting here, will try all 3, 1 normal, 2 sets FBL)

Based on build information from Bobby and Brian at MA, build should be pretty quick. Hope to have in air on Sunday.
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Old 10-06-2011, 07:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What headspeed do you plan on flying and what gear ratio?
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Old 10-07-2011, 12:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Same as me. It will be here tomorrow. but the Helifreak funfly will prevent me from building this weekend.

My gear:

Vbar full size Blue line
JR 8917 HV for cyclic
BLS251 for tail
Castle 160HV
Hercules Super BEC running 8.4 volts
Thunderpower 5000 mah 65C packs
Align 530KV 700MX motor
Mavrikk 690 or 710 FBL blades
Mavrikk 105 Tail blades
Gryphon regulator for tail 6V
14 tooth pinion
2200 headspeed
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Old 10-07-2011, 07:41 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Stock gear ratio, 8.85:1 (124T main/ 14T pinion),
Headspeed, 2000-2200 (same as Bobby's setup depending on feel).
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Old 10-08-2011, 07:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Anyone got pictures of the box? Contents? Come on!
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:53 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I will post some tomorrow, currently in the HF funfly
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:46 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Posted my build pictures yesterday on Facebook.
Will test fly this morning.
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Old 10-10-2011, 11:54 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Here are some pics of the box and parts. I just got back from the helifreak funfly and only worked on it for about 2 hours. What I noticed is this will be a very quick build! I estimate less than 5 hours for the airframe. This is due to the low parts count and intuitive design.

The parts are so nicely made and the finish is the best I have ever seen. Take a look at the pics. It does not do it justice. I should complete the airframe in the next few days since I can only work on it a few hours a night due to family obligations
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Old 10-10-2011, 06:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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MAN ! I'm excited ,hope mine ships soon Nice pics
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Old 10-23-2011, 07:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Xera 4035 2.5y 480kv motor
Castle Creations ICE 120HV Version 2
Thunder Power 12S 5000mah packs.
Headspeed: 2100rpm
Gear Ratio:8.857
VBAR mini BlueLine with Futaba 6203 3-channel SBus Receiver
Straight 8 volts to VBAR( 5.2 Pro firmware) & SBus Receiver with Spekrum step-down to tail servo.
Align 610 Servos on Cyclic
Futaba BLS 251 on Tail
Thunder Power 3800mah receiver Pack
Mavrikk 690 mains, 105mm tail
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:53 AM   #12 (permalink)
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scorpion 4035-500
castle ice2 120hv
spektrum ar 7100
beastx v3
jr ds 8917hv cyclic
align ds 650 tail
2500 mah receiver pack and 5000mah flight packs 2@6s
rotortech Scott Gray edition710mm mains and align 105 tail
stock pinion until the 15T come in
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:23 PM   #13 (permalink)
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final setup after 3 weeks of flying.

Xera 4530-500 motor
Vbar full size Blue line
JR 8917 HV for cyclic
BLS251 for tail
Castle 160HV
Hercules Super BEC running 8.4 volts
Thunderpower 5000 mah 65C packs
Mavrikk 690 or 710 FBL blades
Mavrikk 105 Tail blades
Gryphon regulator for tail 6V
14 tooth pinion
2150 headspeed
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