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05-06-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,496
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Thumbs down BCPP: Is is the tail?

Hey guys!

*Long story:

Alright, before the winter (or the end of my flying season) I had many issues with my BCPP due to the crashes from my inexperience. Now the season has started again, and...
01-28-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,313
Posted By BlizzardBoy

BCP: Center Hub, Spindle + Blade Grips

Hello,

I've been trying to fly my BCPP for a while now, but it seems to be perpetually broken, and is starting to frustrate me. When I spin up, the helicopter wobbles like crazy, and when in the...
01-20-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Cold Flights

Is it OK to fly a R/C helicopter (I fly a BCPP) in the winter time, when it's cold out? The helicopter would be going from inside my room, where it is +24 C (or 75 degrees F) to the park, where it is...
12-31-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By BlizzardBoy

This particular pitch guage I have is designed...

This particular pitch guage I have is designed for mini/micro helicopter, more specifically, the BCP.

Once I read the angle, what do I do? What does it matter (I don't want to sound ignorant, I'm...
12-31-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Question My New Toys for BCPP?

Hello everybody, I'm back! (wow I've not been on in a while!)

Short story:
My family gave me some helicopter parts for christmas. I got another battery, some fancy carbon-fiber blades, and a...
11-12-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Question Brushless Upgrade BCPP

From what I've heard of this, it sounds like a great upgrade. I'm considering it as a christmas present for myself... along with another battery. Can anyone give me their take on this upgrade? Is it...
11-12-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,749
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Micro Mosquito?

I'm thinking of getting one of these micro mosquitos that radio shack sells... Or maybe a Picoo Z?

I want something small and durable that I can fly indoors during the winter, just for a few...
11-05-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,575
Posted By BlizzardBoy

If you smashed up your heli because of a crash,...

If you smashed up your heli because of a crash, you may want to check the spindle as well. I fly a BCPP, not a HBCP2, but I assume they are pretty much set up the same way.

The spindle is the part...
11-05-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,654
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Well, I have a couple sites... one is...

Well, I have a couple sites... one is http://www.wattflyer.com. The people here seem to know their stuff, and help out a lot! If the guys on WF can't help you, try http://www.helifreak.com/.

In...
10-28-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,299
Posted By BlizzardBoy

I'd try your local recycling depot (if you have...

I'd try your local recycling depot (if you have one). I don't what you have around where you are... it's definitely considered a hazardous waste... so wherever you'd dump your used paint cans, and...
10-28-2006, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,299
Posted By BlizzardBoy

If a cell has swollen, you must dispose of it....

If a cell has swollen, you must dispose of it. Don't use it; even if it has swollen only a little. A damaged cell can cause the battery to explode into flames.

You'll have to discontinue use of...
10-28-2006, 03:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,671
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Well, I use a variety of methods of guaging the...

Well, I use a variety of methods of guaging the wind... If I want accuracy, I check the weather network. Usually, I use my own system of measurement, though.

No movement in the trees = easy flight...
10-27-2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,541
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Try giving this a shot: ...

Try giving this a shot:

http://www.littlerotors.com/flyinglessons/index.aspx

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I read through it a bit... and it sounds very similar to Radd's phrasing... so I think someone is copying...
10-27-2006, 02:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,671
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Well, I havn't had nice, calm weather for the...

Well, I havn't had nice, calm weather for the past 6 or 7 weeks, and I'm starting to get tired of it.... Thought I'd give it a shot in the wind, as it'll be hell flying in the winter (I might be able...
10-26-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By BlizzardBoy

saw that coming! -- Zan

saw that coming!

-- Zan
10-26-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,671
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Question Wind Fighter

Anyone looking for a challenge? I've got one for you:

Try taking your BCP or BCPP out, and hover in 15 - 20 km/h winds. I took it out today (I thought there was no wind, as the trees weren't...
10-25-2006, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By BlizzardBoy

No worries mate, there is no such thing as a dumb...

No worries mate, there is no such thing as a dumb question if you genuinely don't know.

Just as a point of reference; I started with no experience flying a helicopter at all (except in computer...
10-25-2006, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By BlizzardBoy

No worries LawnDart, I have the answer! ...

No worries LawnDart, I have the answer!

When talking about electricity, a C represents one Coulomb. Now, you may ask, what is a coulomb? Well, I have the answer to that as well. 1 coulomb is the...
10-23-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,889
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Modding the Picoo Z?

Hello,

I'm thinking of getting a Picoo Z as a christmas present for myself. It costs about 40$ here, and I figure that I'd get a few hours of enjoyment out of it. It's just what I do afterwards...
10-23-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,940
Posted By BlizzardBoy

LD, any type of camera (or camcorder) that...

LD,

any type of camera (or camcorder) that can hook up to a computer will do the trick. You need something that somehow gets your video onto your harddrive. Once you have that, I believe all that...
10-22-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,671
Posted By BlizzardBoy

I can't take my thumb off the left stick at all -...

I can't take my thumb off the left stick at all - even if the tail is locked in. Yesterday I went out for three flights, and was fine-tuning the gain and prop pots on my BCPP (I got new, heavy,...
10-21-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,319
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Hello, I started out with Blade CP Pro, and...

Hello,

I started out with Blade CP Pro, and I think it's great!

I had no prior flight experience with helicopters, and yet I didn't find this heli too difficult to fly. It seems like the...
10-15-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,618
Posted By BlizzardBoy

A problem with the Blades, though, is that they...

A problem with the Blades, though, is that they are really difficult to fly outdoors in the wind - if you're a beginner. I've not been able to fly for the past three weeks due to bad weather (it...
10-15-2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,009
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Canada, Eh? It's not cold here, we call it...

Canada, Eh?

It's not cold here, we call it brisk... what is this "cold" you speak of?

Nice and warm here at 0 C (32 for you southerners) - with constant winds. Complete overcast for the past...
10-15-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,618
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Alright then, If you're flying outdoors, and...

Alright then,

If you're flying outdoors, and have a budget, I would NOT buy a BCX. Reason being that it isn't really an outdoor heli, and it'd eat up a chunk of your budget. I'd go for the BCPP if...
10-15-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,618
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Do you plan to fly indoors only, or outside? What...

Do you plan to fly indoors only, or outside? What is your price range (not having a lot of money is relative)?

From the information you've given me, I might recommend a E-Flite Blade CP or CP Pro....
10-14-2006, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,213
Posted By BlizzardBoy

The only thing that may catch you is that with a...

The only thing that may catch you is that with a BCPP you get a Li-Po battery and charger device. However the charger device doesn't plug into a wall. Instead you need to buy a battery with nodes...
10-13-2006, 02:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,371
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Woo! I'm back in the game! I've managed to...

Woo! I'm back in the game!

I've managed to find enough time to fix my helicopter. First I thought it was the main shaft, and it took me a few days to to get the new shaft and find the time to do...
10-11-2006, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,399
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Lawn Dart, I checked over the manual and it...

Lawn Dart,

I checked over the manual and it says nothing about charging other battereis with the charger. However, the manual does warn you not to charge your stock Li-Po battery using different...
10-10-2006, 01:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,371
Posted By BlizzardBoy

Congratulations - you seem to be progressing...

Congratulations - you seem to be progressing well!

You only use a battery for 5 minutes? Strange... I seem to get 12 minute flights out of mine (constant flight)... Of course, I only have one...
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