Radio control nuts

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by RC Pilot, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Shuffler

    Shuffler Hommes Grande

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    Nice ... I like that it's a big plane & durable. $300 is pricey but maybe it'd be a good step up after I've got the basics down on a smaller unit.

    A friend at work offered me his Aerostar 40 ... yeah, I could probably crash that :lol3
  2. RC Pilot

    RC Pilot Shut up and fly!

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  3. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    Anyone want an MCPX BL BNF with a bunch of spares?

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  4. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    Annnd this is on it's way:


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    Gaui X2 - the Lamborghini of mini helis ;D Has an IconX (MSH BRain) FBL controller on it.. I can't wait to get it! Should be here mid next week.
  5. DakarNick

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  6. Bender

    Bender I can pass this guy..

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  8. DakarNick

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  9. Shuffler

    Shuffler Hommes Grande

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  10. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    oh ya...Singaporese goodness in the hizzouse.

    Suck it. I'm first!

    Smaller than I had anticipated. Very nice!


    Oh and F-you steve jobs and your stupid iPhone photos that that don't configure right.

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  11. Tilt2turn

    Tilt2turn conveniently misremembering

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    I just picked up RF7. Should save me some money in the long run. :lol3
    It is definitely helping learn all the different orientations for heli flying. I laugh when in Hover Training every time the heli explodes.
    Would there be any advantage using my DX7s over just using the Interlink controller?
  12. Saget

    Saget Not quite a full house

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    Tell me if you can get the AUX channel to work. :ddog
  13. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    My Christmas present to myself just arrived!!

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    Damn this thing is nice! Makes the Blade 300X I had look like a mall kiosk heli!! hahaa... Nothing but carbon and aluminum as far as the eye can see. No slop. This thing looks brand new. Dude said it had six flights and I believe it!!

    Have to go through the IconX FBL controller tonight and get it all set up. I've got 9 batteries so I should be good to go!
  14. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    Don't even....seriously?
    How many did you buy?
  15. RC Pilot

    RC Pilot Shut up and fly!

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    For my Nephew, a Christmas gift, time for him to step up from toy grade helis!

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  16. DakarNick

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  17. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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  18. Saget

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    Four. I've bound two of them to my DX7. The gear switch works for turning the stabilizing off & on as advertized. That also activates the gear channel on the rx at the same time, so you could potentially have the stabilizing come on when you drop the flaps or landing gear. Myself, I'd rather have it independent.

    What I haven't figured out is how to get anything to happen with the 6th channel, labelled "AUX" on the rx. Either from the flap switch or the Aux2 knob on the DX7. Nothing. I haven't given up yet, haven't had much time to mess with it either.

    I stuck one of them in this old toy to try it out before I risk one of my scratch builds. Perhaps the fact that it's a flying wing with elevon mixing has something to do with it, but I don't see how.

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    Interestingly, elevon mixing isn't done with the transmitter when using this rx. Instead, it's set for standard elevator & aileron, and you have to flip one of the little dip-switches on the rx to do mixing there. Different, but it works. It would be the same way for elevator & rudder on a V-tail.

    After a couple of flights, I like it. It's cool to be able to flip the stabilizing off & on in flight. You can try a maneuver with it off, then turn it on and try again to see the difference. No worries about getting the gains dialed in just right. If it acts funny, just switch it off and land.

    Now if I could just figure out that extra channel. I want to put one in my big camera-carrying delta and use the extra channel for camera tilt.
  19. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    You'll have it figured out long before me....we're sitting on a foot of snow and single digit temps for a few more days....then it's going to be 50. WTF.
  20. FPGT72

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    I have had one in my box for months, have not put it in anything yet....let me know how you like it.