Month: November 2012

  • Blade Nano CP X Square Tail Boom Mod

    Blade Nano CP X Square Tail Boom Mod

    If you’ve flown Blade helis, you would know that they often use 2mm round CF tubes for their tail boom. To keep the tail rotor aligned to the main shaft, each end of the boom is keyed. In the shape of a D. The tail boom is one I often fracture or break. Horizon Hobby […]

  • Blade Nano CP X Canopy Revisited

    Blade Nano CP X Canopy Revisited

    Previously, I posted on using v911 and Solo Pro canopies as alternatives to the pricey Blade Nano CP X ones Horizon Hobby sells for $13/piece. On HeliFreak, some Nano CP X owners experimented with Walkera canopies and found that they can be fitted on the Nano CP X with little modifications. One good thing about […]

  • 1s LiPo Gentle Discharge Curve

    1s LiPo Gentle Discharge Curve

    Got brand new cells and starting to wake them up from slumber. So cycling them a few times at a gentle .6A discharge. Here are the graph so far… I heard some brands such as Hyperion, if properly cared for, takes 40+ cycle to break in. Wow. I think I have been killing mine in […]

  • Hobby King’s New Turnigy 9xr Transmitter

    Hobby King’s New Turnigy 9xr Transmitter

    Many of us in the hobby know that Hobby King has a new transmitter they designed inhouse that is due to be released any day now. Looks like we finally got some high res photos of the upcoming Turnigy 9Xr transmitter. What’s exciting about this new transmitter is that it will utilize open source firmware, […]

  • Blade Nano CP X Canopy Post Reinforcement

    Blade Nano CP X Canopy Post Reinforcement

    I find that it’s easy to break the canopy mount on the Blade Nano CP X. So, I think reinforcing them is a wise preventative measure. I know some people like to use a carbon rod and spiral wrap thread around nice and tightly. Then wet the thread with CA glue. I find this method […]