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Old 04-25-2012, 10:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Help Using PITCH GAUGE - Any Videos??

Any thoughts appreciated...searched for videos without success.

Looking for a video of how to use Pitch Gauge (not radio set up). Seems like you need 4 hands to hold everything straight if you don't have a flybar locking device in order to make readings or adjustments.

Also, my Beam E4's main mast has a built in 10 degree forward cant while at rest on the skids. I assume that I still must make all adjustments on blade angles with against a flybar that is 90 degrees to the mast.

Also please comment! My gyro is mounted on the frame...which is 0 degrees (parallel with the deck) when on skids... Would it be better to give my gyro a 10 degree forward stay in perfect alignment with the mast?

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Old 04-25-2012, 10:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you tried YouTube or Finless' videos?
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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One video on how to use a pitch gauge.

As for your other questions, someone else will have to chime in. I'm too new to this hobby to comment on anything else.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:41 AM   #4 (permalink)
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go to harbor frieght and buy a 20 dollar digital angle guage. Problem solved.
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