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Old 12-24-2015, 05:04 AM   #521
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This is the warmest winter I have ever experienced, no clouds, no wind, no cold and sunshine all day

Flew a pack, another charging to fine tune the spirit, still haven't found a cause for my piro wobble but I am suspecting it is a sideways CG issue.
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Old 12-26-2015, 04:56 PM   #522
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Bees are flying, some blossoms on the trees - its crazy here also @15C/59F. Flew 9 packs on the MiniP, I was sweating

Although Im a bit worried well have to pay for this later, Im enjoying it while I can. Next week will largely stay like this, glorious!
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Old 12-27-2015, 04:21 AM   #523
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I said I like this weather and I do but we get so little snowfall were I live that I am a bit disappointed with it being so hot so late as I want snow!

Yesterday I flew a pack with a friend and he got scared by some speed runs and me hovering close, he also asked me if he could lift off and give me the controls right after
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Old 12-29-2015, 09:36 AM   #524
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I rebuilt mine .. changed out all the bearings. Installed a new head and motor. plastidipped the landing skids and put on new blades and canopy. I also reversed the position of the esc meaning i put the capacitors away from the nose and towards the rear. This avaiods them from snapping in the event of a crash

BTW.. the spindles that lynx used to make are tough. 3 crashes on the head and its still in one piece. I can say that the Lynx blade grips hold up just as well and has already paid for itself in terms of crashes.
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Old 12-29-2015, 01:19 PM   #525
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I can say that the Lynx blade grips hold up just as well and has already paid for itself in terms of crashes.
Do the MSH grips protect the blades when they snap?

I've had two crashes with the P500, and in both cases one grip has broken and one blade. Seems to be the worst of all possibilities, unless one collects enough surviving blades to reuse...
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Old 12-29-2015, 05:08 PM   #526
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If blades hit the ground on a crash the grips won't do anything to protect them... at 5 dollars for a set of grips plus another 5 for the fbl ball links that attach to the grips for the mini. I've saved that through 2 crashes on the mini with the lynx grips
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:36 PM   #527
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I had at least half a dozen light crashes where the stock grips/FBL standoffs did indeed save the blades. But I think if the grips themselves break, the blades would not survive either. The plastic however prevents damaging the blades when they pivot and hit the grip on the root. The FBL standoffs ("long balls") are not so much for saving the blades, but for saving servo gears.

YMMV though, these were as said light crashes. If you plant it with decent headspeed nothing will save your blades.
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Old 01-06-2016, 07:37 AM   #528
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4 Flights today in warm and windless but cloudy weather, I think a slight phasing problem caused my piro wobble as I fixed most of it by rotating my fbl 2deg

I also bought 3 more packs and they are quite a bit heavier being 1400mah instead of 1250mah, I got one more min of flight time but at a lower HS.

Do you guys also have a wobble in hard elevator moves and stops?
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Do you guys also have a wobble in hard elevator moves and stops?
Yes, occasionally. For me its largely depending on the blades I use. The very light SABs are more prone to this, heavier FBL blades dont show it. But there is a number of things that can cause it. Too much head gain, slop in servos/linkage, dampers too stiff for the chosen HS ...
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