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Old 03-06-2010, 02:14 PM   #1
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Default Welcome to the Official "Tips & Tricks" thread for the 4G3!

Silverexpress01 had suggested a "Tips & Tricks Sticky" for the the 4G3... GREAT IDEA! Let's start posting tips and tricks for our 4G3's!
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Old 03-06-2010, 02:26 PM   #2
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Default 4g3/Novus CP Intro

The various versions made available:

Walkera Version 1 = (small servos, plastic rotor head, brushed main and tail motors, WK-2601 Tx)
Novus CP = Walkera Version 2 (big servos, plastic rotor head, brushed main and tail motors, WK-2601 Tx)
Walkera Version 3 = (big servos, metal rotor head, brushed main and tail motors, WK-2601 Tx)
Walkera Version 4 = (big servos, metal rotor head, brushed main and tail motors, WK-2801 Programmable Tx)
Walkera Version 5 = (big servos, metal rotor head, brushless main, brush tail, WK-2801 Programmable Tx)
Walkera Version 6 = (big servos, metal rotor head, double brushless (main & tail), WK-2801 Programmable Tx)

Sample Manufacturer Specifications:

Double Brushless Specs
1). Main Rotor Dia. : 302mm
2). Tail Rotor Dia. : 58mm
3). Overall Length: 273mm
4). All-up Weight: 68.4g (Battery included)
5). Main Motor : WK-WS-12-003
6). Tail Motor : WK-WS-10-002
7). Battery: 3.7V 400mAh Li-Po

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Old 03-09-2010, 09:21 AM   #3
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To add to the excellent info posted above, regarding the weight of the heli, this quite possibly originates from Walkera's site where both the brushed and double brushless 4G3s are listed as 68.4g - it would seem they didn't update the info on their site when they brought out the brushless models. My double brushless plastic 4G3 with the 2.9g tail motor weighs around 75g.

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Old 03-09-2010, 09:29 AM   #4
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Default Lipos

What lipos do you use and which are best?

Find your answers and post your experiences here:

http://www.helifreak.com/showthread....96#post1895896
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Old 03-12-2010, 04:26 PM   #5
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I wrote a mechanical setup "guide" a while back:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...postcount=5121

May be of some worth in this thread.

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Old 03-27-2010, 07:02 AM   #6
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Thumbs up This might work with 4G3 too!

http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=201984

DIY Radical new blades for the 4G6, could be applicable to the 4G3 too, just watch the tail rotor! If there's potential contact, cut some of the tip off.

You can use this mod to repair your broken blades, not only that, it offers significant efficiency and performance boost if done correctly. It offers better crash survivability of the rotorhead components. Finally, it's also crash resilient and offers excellent blade protection in impact. If the tip is badly deformed, it can be easily R&R'ed at virtually no cost!
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