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Old 05-02-2010, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wow first post in this forum for over a month. Am I the only one here still flying a 4G3?

Strange thing happened today, switched on TX and plugged in the lipo as usual, then instead of the heli initialising, the tail motor span up to full speed. Fortunately the heli was still in my hand so I just unplugged the lipo.

Tried again and it initialised as normal, flew another 2 lipos without any problems.

Anyone else had this happen?

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Old 05-02-2010, 06:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That is pretty weird. Never heard of that before. I have been experiencing a weird situation where I bind my 4G6 and the servos move like little "robots"... they don't move smoothy, but rather "choppy" and jump from position to position... difficult to explain, but they just don't operate smootly. I unplug the heli, turn off the TX, then go through the entire "turn on" process again, (TX on, then plug in heli battery, wait for it to initialize) and everything seems to move smooth and as one would expect. It has happened a few times, but doesn't happen all the time. Strange!
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Old 05-02-2010, 08:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I haven't had that particular quirk happen before, it's almost like these helis have personalities

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Old 05-03-2010, 08:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
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"it's almost like these helis have personalities"

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What do you mean by "like"... they actually do!!
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Old 05-11-2010, 11:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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dusty, mine did the same thing too. its a strange thing when the heli has a mind of its own. mine a few times wouldnt bind all the way, it would start and then just stop. i have also had mine in mid flight it would act like i switched it into 3d (without the exrtra speed) and the throttle would become the vertical movement. havent figured that one out either.
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Old 05-12-2010, 08:04 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I told my 4G3 at the time that it was being naughty. I said 'DON'T DO IT AGAIN!!!'

Since then it has behaved itself

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hahahaha

i didnt have to say a word, i just gave it the raised eyebrow and itknew i ment business! haha

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Well, I though I had things pretty well sorted out, but tonight I went to fly some and the tail won't turn at all. Seems to be related to putting on the canopy and perhaps rubberbanding up all the wires. I had this problem earlier today and I took the canopy and rubberband off and started messing around with the wire to see if something was loose. Eventually the rotor started turning. If I am remembering correctly, I did put the band back on and successfully flew some.
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Old 01-28-2011, 01:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Mine did the tail rotor spin up on me as well a few times, just unplug the batt and connect it up again. It thinks it can fly on its own, you have to set it straight.

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