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Old 12-21-2007, 08:07 PM   #1
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Default Post your 500 videos and pictures here!

OK like other Trex forums this sticky is to allow people to post flying videos!

So post your toutube or whatever links in this post please.

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Old 12-26-2007, 10:19 PM   #2
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Hi sir Bob! how's your trex500? will you post a video of it flying already?
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Old 12-28-2007, 02:42 AM   #3
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Hi sir Bob! how's your trex500? will you post a video of it flying already?
I agree! No flight video? This isn't the real Bob, is it?!

Also what's "toutube"
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:21 AM   #4
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Dont worry there will be.... I gotta get my tail fixed first please....

Besides my flying is not that hot anyway so why woud you want to see little old me fly anyway?

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Old 12-28-2007, 04:54 PM   #5
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cuz we won't too! ;D
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:59 PM   #6
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Dont worry there will be.... I gotta get my tail fixed first please....

Besides my flying is not that hot anyway so why woud you want to see little old me fly anyway?

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I was just joking, I know you have some work to do first!

We want to see you fly because you're very controlled and more importantly ... YOU DO AUTOS!
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:04 PM   #7
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i still think the headspeed is low. but, *something* woke up the bird today. maybe the warmer weather whatever the case it flies a lot better than it did yesterday.

nothing too crazy, flightwise. i still don't trust the tail. repacking the tail thrust bearings helped a lot. but, there were still a couple of 'kicks' in this flight.



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Old 12-31-2007, 07:26 PM   #8
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2430 Headspeed is all the 13 tooth is giving? Are you lipos up to par or what's the deal here?
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Old 12-31-2007, 08:14 PM   #9
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that seems to be the issue. the packs are only 40-50 cycles old and fly my 450 just fine. but, they don't seem to have the poop for this rig. finless' field report video has about 400RPMs on my identical setup...except he said he's running new FP2170s.

note: i also typo'd the batteries...should be 6s, not 3s2p
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Old 12-31-2007, 08:39 PM   #10
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Yep head speed is down I can hear it but it not bogging too bad....

Make sure you gyro sensor is as FAR back fromt he tail drive bearings t the pick off gear. More folks are reporting kicks if the gyro is too close to that area. I have seen this on the 600 many times too.

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Old 12-31-2007, 09:20 PM   #11
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that seems to be the issue. the packs are only 40-50 cycles old and fly my 450 just fine. but, they don't seem to have the poop for this rig. finless' field report video has about 400RPMs on my identical setup...except he said he's running new FP2170s.

note: i also typo'd the batteries...should be 6s, not 3s2p
Yeah, but do you think that they can't even do 25C anymore? That seems odd...
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Old 12-31-2007, 10:01 PM   #12
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Here is a video shot today at my local flying field.

Setup:
Trex 500 CF with 13T pinion
Hitec 5245MG on cyclic
Spartan DS760 Gyro with Futaba 9257
FP Evolites 18c 6S1P (2x 3s1p) 2500mah packs
Spekturm AR6200 RX

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http://www.rchelivideo.com/Trex_500_12-31-07-Alex.wmv 96MB
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Old 12-31-2007, 10:18 PM   #13
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Here is a video shot today at my local flying field.

Setup:
Trex 500 CF with 13T pinion
Hitec 5245MG on cyclic
Spartan DS760 Gyro with Futaba 9257
FP Evolites 18c 6S1P (2x 3s1p) 2500mah packs
Spekturm AR6200 RX

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http://www.rchelivideo.com/Trex_500_12-31-07-Alex.wmv 96MB
flying Alex! The video quality is awesome as well.
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Old 01-01-2008, 12:58 AM   #14
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alittle late, but heres my contribution of when i first had the helicopter, my first three flights on the machine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoSQ1sCXqFU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltIXY_ZhWqQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3Ex5BtJtsU
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Old 01-01-2008, 11:00 AM   #15
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alittle late, but heres my contribution of when i first had the helicopter, my first three flights on the machine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoSQ1sCXqFU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltIXY_ZhWqQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3Ex5BtJtsU
Man, you know how to use and abuse that T-rex 500!

Could I ask you to list your "setup" her, with regard to servos, gyro, battery etc?

Thanks

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PS: I know you talk about it in the videos, but I am not able to hear the details.
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Old 01-01-2008, 01:09 PM   #16
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Here is a video shot of Elvis Leslie flying the Trex 500.

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Trex 500 CF with 13T pinion
Hitec 5245MG on cyclic
Spartan DS760 Gyro with Futaba 9257
FP Evolites 18c 6S1P (2x 3s1p) 2500mah packs
Spekturm AR6200 RX

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http://www.rchelivideo.com/Trex_500_12-31-07-Elvis.wmv 65MB
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Old 01-01-2008, 05:00 PM   #17
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Default Show off your Trex 500 Pic's

I don't have mine yet, but can I see some of your's.

Thanks

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Old 01-01-2008, 05:46 PM   #18
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Received mine Christmas Eve, First flight four days later














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Old 01-01-2008, 05:47 PM   #19
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Old 01-01-2008, 06:19 PM   #20
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You guys have just cost me more than $1000,-

This is definitely a MHD (Must Have Device)


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