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06-27-2014 12:02 AM  3 years agoPost 1
gcm2

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I had originally gotten 12T Scorpion pinion for the X3. Well, after many flights (maybe 40+), I stripped a main gear, replaced it, then it stripped again almost immediately. Looked around on other forums and saw where a "normal" aluminum pinion will wear down so much it will almost not engage. When I took a good look at mine, this was the case... I ordered and installed Lynx:

http://www.anythingheli.com/lynx-st...lx0703-gaui-x3/

Should last a while... I wish I had known about this issue before

Thank you.

TREX 700e, Goblins 500 & 570, DT520e, Gaui X3, Synergy E5

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06-29-2014 03:49 AM  3 years agoPost 2
earlwb

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Grapevine, Texas

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Yes, I was wondering why they used aluminum too. I would think that brass or bronze and steel would be the way to go. But what do I know, maybe there is a good reason or reasons for using aluminum for the pinion gears.

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07-14-2014 12:29 AM  3 years agoPost 3
gcm2

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New Lynx pinion working perfectly. I also wanted to mention that going down from 12T to 11T is miraculous. I'm not a screaming balls-out 3D'er, and the 12T screaming X3 has been calmed down by the 11T pinion, and it is a JOY to fly at a lower (and quieter) headspeed.

TREX 700e, Goblins 500 & 570, DT520e, Gaui X3, Synergy E5

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08-13-2014 07:37 AM  3 years agoPost 4
Heli_Stalker

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There is a Gaui steel pinion available.

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