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14 April 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

After really getting used to the size of this model I’m starting to enjoy it a lot now.

I’m on flight 20 and have had no issues at all. After few words of advice from the Mikado guys to check certain issues, namely the torque tube take of gears and …

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18 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Something that has been bugging me since building my Xxtreme is having a set of 6v servo’s (STD JR 8717 and a BLS 251) at the controls. Really I should go High Voltage with this machine.

So enter the MKS HBL950 and the MKS HBL980

Fast Lad Links here

MKS

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16 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Xxtreme first flight thoughts !

I managed to get a 3 flights on my logo Xxtreme today. Very impressed so far with the way this heli handles. I have some tuning to do on the model before I will be totally happy with it, however so far this model seriously …

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

This post details what equipment I will be using during the build.

Also I have included the links to Fast Lad Performance website showing pricing.

Logo Xxtreme combo Kit

The kit combo comes with the Logo Xxtreme airframe. Edge 813 blades. YGE 160 ESC. Scorpion 5035-380 motor.

JR8717 servo’s for

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

First stage is the frame

The frame comes pre assembled, however as per the instructions every bolt has to be removed and thread locked into place

I found a fair amount of engineering oil on the bolts when they were removed. So I used a rag and some FE10 (brake …

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

This step involves fitting the Main gear, auto gear and main shaft. Then will follow  the U/C install.

First you have to remove the lower bearing block for this part. I reckon this is probably the most awkward part getting all the gears installed, shimmed then reassembled.

Main mast locking …

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

So, jumping the gun a bit here I decided to trial fit the canopy before I built and installed the tail section. Its easier to work with the heli like this.

First fitment atempt showed that the canopy at the rear wasn’t too good.

The back had to be forced …

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Before starting the radio install I noticed the radio platform at the rear of the model had movement in it. Being thats where the Vbar sensor was to be mounted I decided to remove it and use 5 epoxy to secure it in position.

 

Don’t use too much glue …

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Next up is the servo installation

With the kit you get both JR and Futaba mikado carbon servo horns.

All the parts come labelled in separate bags which correspond to the build steps in the manual.

First step is to install the servo posts and fit the servo’s. Once again …

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8 March 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Next up is the swash plate build and install.

These are the parts in the bag. Note the carbon swash guide.

Swash plate as it comes out of the bag.

Swash plate built up.

Here it is installed. I made the swash links the length that the manual stated. This …