My Posts: All Forum Topic
I have a 2 Trex 600n sports (belt drive). I have a 401/9254 in one of them, and a 770/8900g (absolutely sick piros) in the other. While flying the 401, I was hovering and doing piros, then stopping. After about 3-4 of these, I heard a crunch (knew what it was), and then I watched in horror as the tail rotor slowed down and stopped. The heli began to spin, I hit the throttle hold and aimed it for the tall grass. I brought it in, and only broke the landing gear struts. I have already ordered some new tail drive gears. Is this a common occurence with moves like this? I know it puts a lot of stress on the gear when it stops abruptly. If the 401 can strip out a gear, I know the 770 can!! Is there a way to avoid this?