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Old 06-23-2006, 07:59 AM   #141
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Old 06-23-2006, 09:16 AM   #142
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Cool, good thing I didn't order the Align tool.
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Old 06-25-2006, 06:39 AM   #143
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Hi Bob,
i am a complete newbie to heli's. just sold my revo for a t-rex se i had shipped from hong kong. i have it with a dx6 transmitter. my local shop here in st. john's newfoundland wasn't going to have them until later in july. my question is, this is my first heli, i think i may have gotten in over my head. it supposedly came tuned but i can't get it to hover straight! it leans left and forward when i tried to hover. plus i crashed it then in a tree and broke one of the servo's. also the tail servo seems to be glitching. when i have it at nutruel position it wants to go counter clockwise. anything you can recommend for a newbie to help me out? i downloaded most of your videos now and i found them very useful. thanks in advance!
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Old 06-25-2006, 09:23 AM   #144
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howienf,

It would be better to post questions over in the Trex forum so everyone can help too. You need to post moe info e.g. what gyro, what servos, etc.

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Old 06-25-2006, 01:57 PM   #145
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Just wanted to say thanks Finless Bob for the setup videos, made everything easy and adds to the enjoyment of pursuing this hobby.
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Old 06-27-2006, 10:07 PM   #146
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THANKS so much for the HELP Bob they are very informitive.
Signed Mr.FlyBye New TREX se owner
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:48 PM   #147
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I finished my Trex SE this weekend, after watching all of Bob's how-to videos.

Maiden flight, I needed one click of right AIL and one click of forward ELE for a smooth hover! Thanks Bob, for your efforts to get us noobies in the air!

I'll fool with the gyro next to get some of the wagglies out.
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Old 06-30-2006, 09:24 AM   #148
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I would gladly donate 20$ to BOB for those amazing videos of assembling and setting up the T-REX. Coulnd't have done it without them. Thanks..

You should get ureself a PAYPAL acc. BOB
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Old 06-30-2006, 10:21 AM   #149
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I have a paypal account and thank you for the offer but really it is not needed. i enjoy doing these kinda like a hobby in itself

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Old 07-02-2006, 03:15 PM   #150
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Just completed setting up my T-REX using Bob's videos.

There's no way I would have gotten it setup correctly without them.

Thanks a million for all your work creating these videos. You've saved a lot of people a lot of heartache.

We all owe you BIGTIME!!!

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Old 07-10-2006, 03:35 AM   #151
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Hi Finless,

I've just realised there is one video that is just screaming to be made.
Glitch free heli 101.

This is SUCH a major topic and my estimate is that 90% of everyone battles with this issue. I am also conviced that 90% of people who give up on their Rexes do so because of glitching. I know you have a video about electronics and placement but that alone is not enough. People end up searching for hours and trying virtually everything they find - it would be great to have a step by step authoritive guide on how to sort this out.

How about a vid explaining the sources of glitches, how to mitigate them, how to place electronics, installation and placement of ferrite rings, boom grounding (or not), problem bearings, the use (or not) of fuel tubing, spraying the tail belt (or not) and then if you still have issues - installation of something like glitch no more, PPM vs PCM - your views on spectrum (someone will bring this up) and finally how to smash the thing with a 10 pound hammer so that it is properly dead if nothing else works? :twisted:
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Old 07-10-2006, 10:22 AM   #152
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Hmmm interesting idea! I think I will do that one for sure.

Thanks for the idea.

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Old 07-10-2006, 12:29 PM   #153
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Great news!
The rest of us will be waiting and watching with bated breath.
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Old 07-14-2006, 07:33 PM   #154
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Thanks for all the Vid's Finless.. Must have taken quite some time.. Much appreciated
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Old 07-15-2006, 01:55 AM   #155
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I'm currently building a 450XL CCPM

I watched the servo installation here and noticed that Bob installed 'tabs'- Is that the same as rubber pieces to prevent shock? I installed the servos directly on my 450 without using rubber since the servos did not come with it. They are HS55's and a HS56BH. Should I add rubber?

Also: I read that the 420 motor could fall apart and that it was recommended to check them or maybe even dismantle and reassemble with lock-tite. I have no plans of doing this now, but how do they come apart? Special tools?

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Old 07-15-2006, 07:44 AM   #156
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The SE comes with tabs that the screws "screw" into. The XL has a servo box with these tabs built in. NO you dont need the rubbers that full size servos come with!

Yes the 420L motor can come apart. Seem my post for how to fix it. You dont need to take it apart to PIN the can.

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Old 07-15-2006, 12:30 PM   #157
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Thanks Bob - I appreciate it! Thanks for the great videos too - don't know what I would have done without them.
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Old 07-15-2006, 05:34 PM   #158
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Default Calling Finless! Maybe a Lipo Video?

If it's been done or not a good topic - flame me.

But I got a balancer, charger and of course a bunch of Lipos and probably not managing the lipos correctly for sure.

After all, I think we can all atest to how thorough and indepth TP's documentation of how to use the balancer is!

Not asking so much for how to use TP products or Lipo safety and handling, more along the lines of balance first, then charge? Balance during charge? Balance after charge? That kind of thing.

BTW - Bob, noticed you recently changed your Avatar - you're looking good! New haircut?
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Old 07-16-2006, 03:21 AM   #159
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Great work Bob, you are save lots of headaces and heart break!!!!!!
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Old 07-16-2006, 07:47 AM   #160
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Yea... playin around with my avitar trying to find something I like

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