BELT CP-X - HeliFreak
Fun, Learning, Friendship and Mutual Respect START  HERE


Unregistered
Go Back   HeliFreak > R/C Helicopter Support > Antique Out of Production and Vintage Helicopters > E-Sky Helicopters


E-Sky Helicopters E-Sky Line - Help each other out!!


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-22-2010, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: USA
Default BELT CP-X

Any reviews yet on the new esky belt cpx? I am tempted to get this. Any opinions ?
everest_4 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-11-2010, 08:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: ny
Default

im interested in this new heli also but have heard nothing about it yet? anyone have any experience with it yet?
3sgte is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-20-2010, 11:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 2,856
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Default

my first post... I have the orange CPX and LOVE it very stable, flys direct from box,

lil background.. i have a mcx. msr BSR and now BELT CPX

when I first spooled it up I noticed the ESC comes in HARSH (not soft starting) also the blade tracking slightly off but NOT BAD zero vibration/wobbles.. i will say that out of the box, my heli needed trimming to the right ( spinning left) so i need to move servo to correct this, there also is adjustment on the servo rod, (turnbuckle style)

battery lasts 5-6 minutes (mostly hovering) easily
charger charges in 2.5 hrs (roughly.. Blade SR charger same time)
comes with ODD esc battery plug (i purchased 5 blue lipos and switched pplugs to 4mm banana plugs (TONIGHT matter of fact)


BAD THINGS..
Battery & ESC gets warm... read hot NOT SCALDING though
please not, this is durning hovering with high head speed and blades not perfectly tracked and pitch NOT verified..
Main gear is SOFT I have ZERO crashes or anything and it shows signs of wear (NOT SOFT STARTING ESC does not help


all in all HIGHLY reccomend this heli its great for a novice.. begineer like myself..BLADE SR does NOT fly as good as this CPX
Suburban92 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2010, 11:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Texas
Default

are tracking problems common in entry level RTF 6ch helos? i'm also looking at getting this helo.
ATCT is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2010, 12:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 3,000
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Carmarthenshire
Default

Blades needing to be adjusted so that they track properly is an issue in every RC heli. I understand from what was written there, that the blades ahd not been adjusted rather than they wouldn't track.

Of course, the more expensive kits are normally higher quality and therefore the heads may track more consistently than cheaper ones....but I'm not sure that tracking is a problem as such.
__________________
450 Bell 222, 450 Jet Ranger, HBFP Redbee Extreme, 500 size Blackhawk MH-60, 600 EP Spitfire, Sebart 342 30e, Davy Systems Flybaby, ST Models FW190, Micro SU26 & GWS P38. DX7s
Luke Warmwater is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-23-2010, 08:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 2,856
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Default

I simply did not track the blades yet.. they are Very close.

the main gear stripped completly today when i went into idle up mode (blade 400 gear going in....)

for $179 its a good buy..

the tail holds pretty good.. with very little trim needed out of the box..
Suburban92 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-23-2010, 10:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 2,856
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Default

B400 main gear is highly reccomended the stock unit in my heli has some out of roundness and flatness issues,

I should have checked that.. and the mesh
Suburban92 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-25-2010, 03:11 PM   #8 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Texas
Default

[QUOTE=Suburban92;2419044
for $179 its a good buy.. [/QUOTE]

that's true, i'm pulling the trigger on this helo and i'm looking for a better esc to replace the stock with.
ATCT is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-25-2010, 07:49 PM   #9 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 2,856
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Default

buy better battery.. the ESC does not get hot with a better battery..

also go ahead and swap the main gear.
Suburban92 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-27-2010, 08:22 PM   #10 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Default

Looks like I stripped a servo on the last crash. All back together except that so new servo on the way. What do you recommend for different landing gear? I did put in the B400 main gear.

Thanks,
Fred
fredlef is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2010, 01:24 AM   #11 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 2,856
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Default

you may be able to take servo apart and spin gear so that stripped side is away from the "part thats being used..."
Suburban92 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2010, 07:40 AM   #12 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Default

Yeah watching Finless Bob video now on servo repair - thanks!

Fred
fredlef is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply




Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the HeliFreak forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your REAL and WORKING email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Use a real email address or you will not be granted access to the site. Thank you.
Email Address:
Location
Where do you live? ie: Country, State, City or General Geographic Location please.
Name and Lastname
Enter name and last name here. (This information is not shown to the general public. Optional)
Helicopter #1
Enter Helicopter #1 type and equipment.
Helicopter #2
Enter Helicopter #2 type and equipment.
Helicopter #3
Enter Helicopter #3 type and equipment.
Helicopter #4
Enter Helicopter #4 type and equipment.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




Copyright © Website Acquisitions Inc. All rights reserved.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
 

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1