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10-13-2005 07:10 PM  13 years agoPost 1
jet_d

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I have a problem with my 450xl tail going out of control after a few seconds of hover. It will take off fine and then all of a sudden the tail will start shaking up and down violently. I have to set it back down quick before I loose total control. It was flying sweet until I crashed trying to go inverted without my dumb ass putting it in idle up. I replaced the main shaft, wood main blades, stock grey boom and inspected the head/tail assembly. Everything seems trimmed properly while on the ground but once I lift off it looses control after a few seconds in the air. I recall seeing somewhere on this forum about someone having a similar issue but I can't seem to find it. Anyone have any ideas?

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10-13-2005 08:45 PM  13 years agoPost 2
TheX

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I had the same problem with a T-Rex when I was experimenting with using fuel tubing for dampening. If it was too tight the exact same thing would happen to me.

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10-14-2005 02:41 AM  13 years agoPost 3
jet_d

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Bingo. You guys hit the hammer on the nail. The head dampening was too tight. Just lossened it up a little with new ruber O-rings and it works great now.
Thanks!

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