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Old 08-08-2011, 08:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can a brushless Mcpx take lots of crashes?

I try things I would not try with any other heli so I crash a lot. Like many people say the Mcpx is the real world simulator. Lots of pics/video of blinged out brushless Mcpx's flying amazingly. They look sweet but how does it take a crash, lots of crashes? I have yet to see a video of a brushless Mcpx with lots of mods crash.
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They still crash well.
I've crashed mine loads since my original conversion, its now has the more powerful HP05S motor with 6000rpm at the head and just the other day i killed my 1st servo, i crashed hard on the side and the frame flexed and the outrunner ripped a chip off the back of the servo, oops.

If i really think about it though i've crashed less since going bl than i did when it was stock, i think having enough power to get yourself out of a situation really helps a lot.
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The frame is weaker than before the trimming,I had to put a small sheet of carbon on the bottom of the frame after breaking it between the motor mount and the main bearing.I did crash a lot without breaking it though.I do mean alot
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This is one reason I waited to go BL until after I had the RKH. No modding/weakening of the frame and I'm hoping overall it is stiffer and more crash tolerant.
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Well there is only one way to find out


[QUOTE=brianp6621;3147807]This is one reason I waited to go BL until after I had the RKH. No modding/weakening of the frame and I'm hoping overall it is stiffer and more crash tolerant.[/QUOTE]
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[QUOTE=brianp6621;3147807]This is one reason I waited to go BL until after I had the RKH. No modding/weakening of the frame and I'm hoping overall it is stiffer and more crash tolerant.
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I'm trying my best not to . Haven't crash very much since the conversion.
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