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03-23-2006, 02:43 PM
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I used a high heat velcro from radio shack and...

I used a high heat velcro from radio shack and just cut away the half circle around where the spindle is it has worked great for me as this velcro is 5X stronger than the loop velcros. Im not flying...
03-20-2006, 06:21 AM
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I am trying to upgrade mine to the brushless and...

I am trying to upgrade mine to the brushless and was wondering about your setup Clem and anyone else. I am gonna wind up with a couple of miles of wire if I leave everything the way it comes with the...
02-27-2006, 03:37 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

I have a double sticky taped lead weight that I...

I have a double sticky taped lead weight that I bought in a scale train section it is a stick that you can bend off 1/4 OZ weights at a time and just stick it onto the front of the RX. It is more...
02-27-2006, 03:26 PM
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I believe the NR2 is a great heli to learn on. I...

I believe the NR2 is a great heli to learn on. I had probs with crashing the landing gear as I really dont like training gear. I dont recommend my learning style though as it cost me $ in parts. I...
02-07-2006, 06:08 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Jay Thanks for the tip I have one on the...

Jay

Thanks for the tip I have one on the way along with some better japanese screw drivers. Have you ever used those?
About the crash its enough to make me teary eyed! You should be able to pass...
02-06-2006, 05:56 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

BLUES: Did you love it without that #400 training...

BLUES: Did you love it without that #400 training set of yours LOL

I found out at my super bowl party that non RC people really could give a crap less about a guy hovering a heli. One guy got mad...
02-06-2006, 03:26 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Zapped its out of stock I think there has been a...

Zapped its out of stock I think there has been a run on these LOL. If I cant get my gauge Im gonna throw a pitch fit.
02-05-2006, 05:36 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Jay, Just a heads up Dream Hobbies is closing...

Jay,
Just a heads up Dream Hobbies is closing up shop. Said they were going to clearance out remaining inventory. They were out of stock on the pitch guage. Shoot I was hoping to get one.
02-04-2006, 06:27 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Well I would never have thought it but I am...

Well I would never have thought it but I am actually starting to enjoy working on these. I not only worked on mine but I had my friend Ash's helis too. I worked on two NR2's and three NR3D's.I worked...
02-03-2006, 02:30 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

Clem, thanks for the shout out. I believe...

Clem, thanks for the shout out.
I believe that I learned why a micro pitch guage is necessary. I replaced the blade holder and put everything back together but couldn't figure out why one blade...
02-01-2006, 07:43 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

Parts are in and Venom replaced the broken 3D. I...

Parts are in and Venom replaced the broken 3D. I will have everything back up tonight!
01-31-2006, 06:09 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Venomous, Am I right that you do not need...

Venomous,

Am I right that you do not need the set screw in the lower main mast collar? (the one right above the main gear). Im sure I read that somewhere but can't find it.
01-29-2006, 07:31 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

I didn't nose in for long lol. Anyway I want to...

I didn't nose in for long lol. Anyway I want to use the Venomous ball link replacement trick orrrrr..... I could wait for the parts they should be here Wed I think. We shall see if I can wait that...
01-29-2006, 12:21 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

after about 40 packs I finally had a sliding...

after about 40 packs I finally had a sliding landing (practicing moving toward nose in) and the blades struck the wall breaking the blade holder ball off. I should have parts by mid week but that...
01-28-2006, 05:23 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

I just realized something in my last pack that...

I just realized something in my last pack that helped me. I realized that I have gotten so much better at instincts that I needed to take my hands off ,while in a hover, briefly and recover. The heli...
01-28-2006, 03:44 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

I haven't tried nose in as I was trying to work...

I haven't tried nose in as I was trying to work my way around and have been stuck here for too long. How much longer???? LOL

Is everyone elses blades fairly loose (will move on their own when I...
01-28-2006, 03:12 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Did I mention that I Love this heli? 3 More packs...

Did I mention that I Love this heli? 3 More packs tonight and 3 to go! I am being careful but still pushing the envelope a bit and haven't had a problem yet. I don't think we have had a calm day yet...
01-27-2006, 05:45 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Different servos have different speeds which can...

Different servos have different speeds which can be a big problem especially with the Bell/Hiller set up. If I remember correctly that is why the 3D is so quick because all 3 servos work the...
01-27-2006, 01:49 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

I used an exacto knife on the tail housing and...

I used an exacto knife on the tail housing and had to slightly scrape away a tiny bit of the plastic from top and bottom and slid the pinion out. I flew 3 packs through her tonight in the basement....
01-26-2006, 04:09 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

Just back from a quick trip to Chicago. Ash, Glad...

Just back from a quick trip to Chicago. Ash, Glad to see you made it! I'm going to my LHS and see if we can get the pinion pulled and get this bird back in the air!

Chris,
I am presuming that...
01-24-2006, 02:18 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Welcome Blade We are glad to have ya. We are...

Welcome Blade We are glad to have ya. We are here to have fun and help each other, any word on the performance of yours. I am very happy so far!
01-23-2006, 11:53 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

Chris, Welcome home! :) I agree with Jay,...

Chris,

Welcome home! :) I agree with Jay, this is the friendly forum! I would like any relevant posts cut and pasted here as this is really more my "home". Also, any idea on how long I...
01-23-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,325
Posted By [email protected]

lOVE IT:) I didnt know anything about the...

lOVE IT:) I didnt know anything about the electrics but wish I had started that way and moved up.
01-23-2006, 02:29 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

My 1st was a used Raptor 30 Gas, a nice local...

My 1st was a used Raptor 30 Gas, a nice local heli guy took me under his wing. he lived about an hour from me so he asked me to bring the heli over and we went over some of it checked it out etc he...
01-23-2006, 03:39 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,131
Posted By [email protected]

Never lubed anything on the heli I just flew it....

Never lubed anything on the heli I just flew it. I guess some basic preventative maintenance advice would be greatly appreciated Clem. I hope it isn't too far off topic if you give me specifics for...
01-22-2006, 04:56 PM
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Posted By [email protected]

Jay, I am definitely gonna get one of those...

Jay, I am definitely gonna get one of those jewels! i thought I was being patient and I suppose I figured I was safe with the heat sinks.. Well, perhaps I was a bit over zealous in my flights...
01-22-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 86,131
Posted By [email protected]

Oh yes thanks for the words of encouragement...

Oh yes thanks for the words of encouragement everyone. Short it is an addiction I swear! LOL I knew I wouldn't get to fly this weekend was a big motivator in buying it as well. Jay ,I'd like to take...
01-22-2006, 03:55 AM
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Views: 86,131
Posted By [email protected]

OK This had to be the best Heli day of my life so...

OK This had to be the best Heli day of my life so far. I had 15 bat packs today! All in my basement on the NR3d no training gear ever been strapped on this bird. After the very first fligth out of...
01-21-2006, 06:52 AM
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Posted By [email protected]

Well it seemed pretty calm outside this AM. I...

Well it seemed pretty calm outside this AM. I took the NR2 outside for her maiden voyage into the wild blue yonder and she found herself quickly back to the winter brown grass with a broken rotation...
01-21-2006, 06:35 AM
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Views: 2,393
Posted By [email protected]

Deb thats a valuable lesson to learn. I try hard...

Deb thats a valuable lesson to learn. I try hard not to say things in the negative such as with my kids I won't say "Don't spill that milk" or I wont say "your gonna spill it"! This will cause a...
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