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wicked_tinn
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January 4, 2012 - 6:37 am

Im new to it so i have had my crashes ..Today my girl wants to drift in wide circles to the right not tight ones but wide and trim wont work ..any ideas ? Ive read alot in here but havent really crossed the issue im having ..Im thinking i have a bent shaft .

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Wick

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Old_Iron_Spine
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January 4, 2012 - 6:43 pm

Did you try going backwards? And did you try trimming it?

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wicked_tinn
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January 5, 2012 - 12:42 pm

Reverse works and trims work ok ..but not great ..after looking close i see and feel low speed wobble ..im still thing thats its the upper shaft at this point ..i ordered 2 more 107g ..but no shafts ..

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CPD
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January 5, 2012 - 1:03 pm

Might be, but it might be one of the motors being sluggish too. Look it over for anything binding up a motor, any broken teeth on the gears, anything that would make one of the blade sets move a little bit sluggish in one way. Check every single tooth on the left-turning blade set- one of them's probably broke somewhere.

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January 5, 2012 - 2:29 pm

Well after close inspection of all gears theres nothing chipped or missing now take in the fact i didnt disassemble the whole lower end to expose belly of the beast ..but when i removed front end i did notice a small weight under battery and above led ..now i assume thats just a balance weight to make it a little nose heavy ..but it isnt dead center ..in fact its a little to right ( if looking at chopper dead ahead )

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January 6, 2012 - 3:58 am

Ok, yeah, probably a shaft's bent, but it might not be quite all of the issue. The weight could explain some of it, but I'm not sure.

 

The vibration's definately a bent shaft, but I don't know if it'll make it have wide circles.

 

Although, reading the post again, if you've seen the video of somebody drifting, it takes an extremely large area to pull it off. You need probably a 20x25 foot room or more. You're liable to get near the edge of the range, plus you need room to have errors. Probably only a 15ft diameter, but you really need a lot more for it.

 

Examining my heli, and thinking about it, that weight would end up giving you an insane left-hand turning radius for drifting, though. It'd be able to drift left-hand turns like crazy! Between the top rotor powering the left-hand turn and that weight moving it sideways a little, you'd almost be where you hit the blades!

 

Put that weight back as it was, and try that at some point, then drift left, and see if I'm right. Then, maybe even put it further to the side, and make it into a LH drift-specific heli. (and, of course, buy annother for regular flights)

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January 6, 2012 - 4:26 am

A bent shaft will cause vibration !! you will see on the tail very easily, as for the nose weight then I dont think that would make a difference if it was a bit off centre because I have tried with bluetak in all sorts of places to bugger it up but only a big lump takes over from the giro.

Have you checked the transmitter? as I do remember somebody once said, if you give the trim a bit of a hit when the copter is in the air then it could sort it and to be honest I tried it once and it worked, there could be a sticky thing with the lever on the controller or a bit of ahem! on the trim button ?

After saying that, I do need to adjust the flight path with the controls most of the time when flying.  

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wicked_tinn
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January 6, 2012 - 8:47 am

Thanks CPD and Nova ..I will get one this and ill let the forum know the results ..And thanks for having a place where we can figure these lil issues out Nova

Wick

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CPD
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January 6, 2012 - 11:07 am

Wait... to clarify something...

 

Is it saying the helicopter wants to drift in wide circles

 

or

 

your daughter ("my girl wants to") wanted to drift the heli in a wide circle?

 

I was going off of your daughter wanting to drift the helicopter. If it's the first one, it's a simple case of TBE, and you just need to look over the Toilet Bowl Effect page.

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wicked_tinn
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January 10, 2012 - 6:22 am

The girls i was refering to is heli ..lol..and although i like the vid ..it isnt quite was i was talking bout ..still waiting for new shafts ..

Thanks again

Wick

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CPD
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January 10, 2012 - 7:06 am

Ok, so yeah, my bad... wrong drifting...

 

Lol.

 

Gawd I hate trying to converse on a computer with more than one meaning to words when you've been around these guys too long!

 

Anyway, yep, bad shaft, probably added to the nose balance problem.

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