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Old 07-13-2012, 05:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Had one maiden flight this morning on my 130X and it was beautiful.

Came home tonight excited as I went to the lhs and got orange blades, green tail blades and a 4th lipo. Installed new blades, and white landing gear.

Get it outside, spool it up into a hover, go into idle up and it is shuddering like HECK! Almost falls out of the sky from the motion, usually around mid-stick.

Any ideas? . Main gear is seated, linkages seem tight. A and B gear mesh seem ok. I had shaved the A gear because it was uncomfortably close to the FET.
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Unbalanced blades? Or blades to tight/loose?
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Got both blades attached?
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Had the same Green blades and took them off cause they suck!! tried to balance and everything. I put the bullets back on and its good to go !
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I put the included canopy gromits on the swash and shudder went away. Its alot thicker than whats on there.
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thank you for the replies! Had the new blades loose as per the stock setup..

Weighed these orange blades and they are close according to my scale. Measured the stock bullets and they are about .5 grams heavier per blade. Put the bullets back on and it was a lot harder to replicate the shudder, but still possible (but not as strong of a shudder).

BUMMER! These colored blades work A LOT better on the MCPX. I will try the canopy grommet mod to see if it makes a difference.

I experienced similar shudders in my MCPX when the main gear was not seated fully, but the mg on the 130X seems fine...
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I put the included canopy gromits on the swash and shudder went away. Its alot thicker than whats on there.
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

I did the canopy grommet mod as suggested and it appears to have fixed my issue! YEAH, my 130X is flying well again!!!!!
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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

I did the canopy grommet mod as suggested and it appears to have fixed my issue! YEAH, my 130X is flying well again!!!!!
Glad I could help, my buddy helped me with that this morning! Also if you have ANY drift at a hover, tail or collective, use subtrim to correct. I have 12L aileron and 13L rudder. Now she hovers hands off.

I've always thought subtrim and FBL is a no, no, Really suprised it worked actually. Even after a rebind!
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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

I did the canopy grommet mod as suggested and it appears to have fixed my issue! YEAH, my 130X is flying well again!!!!!

mine was the same way. not it flys so amazing. it was the shudder from hell.
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Glad I could help, my buddy helped me with that this morning! Also if you have ANY drift at a hover, tail or collective, use subtrim to correct. I have 12L aileron and 13L rudder. Now she hovers hands off.

I've always thought subtrim and FBL is a no, no, Really suprised it worked actually. Even after a rebind!

SO I had the issue.. read this and yeah.. but get this to my behold... I did not even HAVE ONE on the front servo at all even. In fact, it was just there.. no soft spacer at all.

I have not tried the normal blades yet but I will after doing this. So silly, In some ways I have to wonder if that is why they include them in the first place. You just never know.
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