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Flying despite the uk weather
Mattyboy Mattyboy's icon.
 2008-07-06 19:59:08
Can you have to much fun?

This afternoon we went flying and I flew that much. My battary went flat smilie . 8 flights or more without charging maybe abit to much my throttle went to tickover I thought it was my new radio gear, but after dad cheecked the lipo it was obvious what had happen. I think you can guess.

After finding that the voltage had dropped to 4.9V (woops) The radio system had cut the throttle to tickover thank god for that.

I hope it will never happen again smilie .


P.S. Another guy did something and the screw came out. Not good at all.
Although the day has been good.
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Flybar paddles for shuttle
Lysander301 Lysander301's icon.
 2008-06-22 21:49:15
Anyone suggest a replacement set of paddles for the shuttle? dont like the paddles supplied with the Shuttle, can imagine those stickers comming of in flight,not good!!!!!!!!!
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Purchasing from overseas
Jay2001 Jay2001's icon.
 2008-06-19 15:14:21
I am thinking of purchasing a T-Rex 600. This will be my first model of note. Is it worth purchasing from overseas? For example the following model on ebay

Is from a power seller with good feedback and for 290 supplies what looks to me like a good kit complete with motor, esc, batteries etc... Looks like about 400-500 if purchased in the UK.

I am concerned however that the extras supplied will be of poor quality and will need replacing/upgrading almost imediately, what do people think?

Secondly, does any one know what the import duty will be like on this, is it going to be so high as to negate the savings?
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Lhc r22 help needed.
Lysander301 Lysander301's icon.
 2008-05-31 10:32:25
I purchased the LHC R22 V1 body kit direct from LHC as a cheap way to create a semi scale Helicopter, the kit arrived without instructions, video,or decal set. Have tried to get help from LHC but they are not rsponding to my request.
Any help would be welcome,the helicopter I wish to fit it to is the standard Shuttle + 2
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Flybarless trex 600
Billpindar Billpindar's icon.
 2008-05-27 23:18:16

Thinking of making my 600pro flybarless. Anybody carried out this mod on an align 600, if so what mods did you make to the head and was it worth the effort.

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A great website selling painted canopies!
Stan Stan's icon.
 2008-05-24 18:56:25
Below is a link to ziprc, who supply pre-painted fibreglass canopies to the uk.

Check It Out They Have Loads Of TREX 600N Canopies!" target="_blank">Click_here

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Uk 3d cup - 30 & 31 august 08
Jasper7 Jasper7's icon.
 2008-05-24 16:12:34
(center align)Hi All


Competition is open to all from the Uk, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Taking place over the weekend of [B]30th & 31st August 2008

Entry forms can be obtained from the web site" target="_blank">Click_here

Be the first to win this beautiful trophy.

We've designed new moves just for this contest



Zer kaje

The Twist of Fate

The Clapper

Dont delay enter today." target="_blank">Click_here

Good Luck

UK3dCUP Team

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Yellow lightning canopy on phoenix
Mattyboy Mattyboy's icon.
 2008-05-08 17:03:40
There is a new canopy for the Trex 600N, created by Trevor Burley, for the Phoenix simulator.
It is found on the Trex tuning site and the link they provide is below.
Link to Canopy here
They also have the red Lightning version to down load and it's all for free!!

Here is a screen shot on our simulator at home.. Looks good eh smilie

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Tail fin
DJB DJB's icon.
 2008-05-07 21:24:31
hi all just a quick note . made some aliuminium tail fins based on the fitted ones but slightly longer ,and they
don't break . Really good for you people on geared tails ,try and keep the side walls thicker though
keeps it solid with little weight
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Ys91st bearing change
Billpindar Billpindar's icon.
 2008-05-07 19:18:03
Thinking of changing the main bearing in my ys.
Do i need to buy any gaskets as well as the bearing smilie .
Also whats the best method for the swop

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