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10-02-14

Posted 02-10-2014 at 11:06 AM by nickyd

3 flights
loosen main blades. now smooth and not too tight to move rather than sticky tight. This removes shake on spool up/down and reduced vibe level slightly.
Windy. this is visible in vibe graph.
score 0.4 at 2600 and 2800. 2800 smoother on graph.
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08-02-14

Posted 02-08-2014 at 04:52 AM by nickyd
Updated 02-09-2014 at 06:22 AM by nickyd

Re-level SK removed from heli on bench.

Re-fit SK720 with SK black gyro tape (used) with no metal plates. seems to stick ok, but need to keep an eye on it and replace soon.
flight very shaky: tape was not good plus loose screw on mast block.
re-install plates and zeal.
shorten top bearing block screw and apply lots of locktite
quick hover. vibe 0.3 no shakes
flights x2 vibes 0.4 during sport flight.
try strapping sk down with fuel tube. increases...
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SK720 Setup

Posted 02-03-2014 at 11:14 AM by nickyd
Updated 02-06-2014 at 01:18 PM by nickyd

Setup file details.




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01-02-14

Posted 02-01-2014 at 10:08 AM by nickyd
Updated 02-08-2014 at 05:02 PM by nickyd

update esc software.

2600 and 2800 rpm set

3 flights. all good. lcd vib=0.4

video and fotos great.

new metal top bearing block fittted
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24-01-14

Posted 01-24-2014 at 02:54 PM by nickyd
Updated 01-25-2014 at 09:36 PM by nickyd

good fotos with servo triggering lx3

No noticeable difference following new setup.

order new nuts for blade grips.

foto flight on saturday. lighting not good early on but camera working perfect with shutter release. 170 pics in 5 minutes

change cyclic gains from 45 to 55

Flies even better with new gain. Seems steadier in hover and more locked in.
Photos and video perfect.
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