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RC Heli Mike

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What the heck Hung ? You told me you were coming to the field tonight and now your a no show.

08-17-2016 10:23 PM
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Bluedun

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Yea Hung, You totally missed my awesome flying!!

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08-18-2016 12:38 AM
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BrianApp

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It wasn't windy? At 4 I was watching the trees bend and saw 18kts on the weather. I guess I am spoiled by two months of 80s and no wind days.

08-18-2016 03:08 AM
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Bluedun

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Not too bad, Mike was tearing it up with his 180CFX.

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08-18-2016 10:48 AM
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RC Heli Mike

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She was porpoising a little bit from the wind but with the bigger Birds the wind didn't bother them at all.

08-18-2016 10:50 AM
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RC Heli Mike

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Tomorrow is not looking good, is it just me or has there been a lot of field days this year spoiled by weather ?

08-19-2016 09:09 PM
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Bluedun

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Yea, looks like rain and I have the kids so I think I'm out.

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08-19-2016 11:24 PM
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sonnyhad

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I've got company, so I'm out as well, weather don't look to good anyway!!
Have a good weekend guys!

Bald Pilots usually wear hats!

08-20-2016 03:39 PM
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Bluedun

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I traded my 230s for a Trex 450 tonight. Going to have a learning curve with the Beast X. For some reason the TH don't work and the collective is not working correctly. I'm hoping one you guys can help.

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08-22-2016 12:42 AM
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RC Heli Mike

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I could take a look at it next time we're at the field, I'm more of a hands on person.

08-22-2016 12:46 AM
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RC Heli Mike

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Did you look at the settings in your transmitter for throttle hold ? It's usually a setting in there, I don't remember any settings in the BeastX that affect throttle hold.

08-22-2016 12:49 AM
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Bluedun

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I'm sure it's something simple but for some reason in the switch settings I can't turn TH on. I have the cyclic working correctly but when I start to raise throttle the left servo tilts down instead of going up with the other two.

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08-22-2016 12:09 PM
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RC Heli Mike

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In the cyclic settings in the beast, we will get it setup

08-22-2016 12:40 PM
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RC Heli Mike

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Wednesday is not looking good already, shows rain

Hopefully it changes by then

08-22-2016 04:47 PM
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Bluedun

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I guess I'm going out tonight then, if Wednesday looks good I'll go then also.

Edit! I forgot I don't have anything charged for tonight. Maybe I'll just try to set up that BeastX tonight.

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08-22-2016 05:00 PM
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Bluedun

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Hey guys, I did post this in the FS forum but just incase anyone in the club is interested. I have a Areodyne 700 airframe (same as the Trex 700) That I'm not going to be using. If you have a smaller 600/500 you want to trade I'd be in (Hung) http://www.scaleflying.com/Chaos-70...Kit_p_2225.html

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08-23-2016 01:18 AM
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BrianApp

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As far as nothing charged aren't you a nitro guy? If you have absolutely no field charger get a turnigy accucel-6. It does a decent job and you can charge a 2S RX pack from your car battery.

08-23-2016 04:55 AM
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RC Heli Mike

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Mark, did you figure anything out on that swash plate last night ?

08-23-2016 10:06 AM
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Bluedun

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Brian, Yes but my receiver pack was not charged and I really wanted to try to get the 450 programmed.

Mike, No I worked on it for a few hours and one servo still moves down instead of up on throttle up.

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08-23-2016 12:26 PM
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BrianApp

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On setup

The beast doesn't care, or even know about, the throttle. All TH is done in the TX. For futaba you need to activate TH for it to work. On the 7C it defaults to inh and the 14SG needs a switch assigned to it. Read the entire TH page in the TX manual and if still isn't right let me know which TX you have.

Cyclic servo directions for the beast is a 3 step process.

#1 get all 3 going the same way in setup I. it doesn't matter which way, just the same.

#2 get them going the right way with reverse in the TX.

#3 make sure the sensor is correcting the right way.

Of course the TX must be in H-1 and the beast in 120.

In setting up the beast it is best to start at setup A and go in order to the end reading and understanding the manual on each step as you go. This way you will see everything that needs to be checked. If you hunt around trying to just get certain things to work you will miss something in the end

If it still isn't right you can PM and in a few Q/A it will work.

08-23-2016 05:29 PM
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