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4 June 2015 | posted by Tim Procter

Having had the chance from my sponsors to bring a Gaui X7 home for review I jumped at the chance to get a closer look at these “World Champion” helicopters

First of all the kit was already built and was in standard kit form “ie” pod n boom with a …

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28 June 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

So when I was asked if I’d like to build the New Gaui X7 by our sponsor Fast Lad Performance of course I jumped at the chance. Having never really dealt with Gaui helicopters before all this would be new to me.

As the build goes on you will see …

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28 June 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Onto the Main gear, Motor mounting and Head build now

The Gaui X7 use’s a slant cut main gear for the drive system. Also a crown gear for the tail drive.

You’re not going to strip this one easily !!!!

Heavy duty mast locking collar with twin locking bolts.

Here …

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28 June 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Next is the Tail build up

The boom and torque tube is pretty standard stuff. Once again great quality parts.

Fitted are three heavy duty tail pushrod guides

Front gear is a dual bearing support system with a third in the frame as well. (see later photo)

Here it is …

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28 June 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Finally the radio install

Cyclic servo install

Aft servo and anti-rotation. Note the bearings in the guide !!

All cyclic’s installed and connected up :)

Tail servo hangs out the side

Scorpion HKIII-4035-500KV Gaui special will be used with a Castle ICE 160 HV ESC

Motor fitted and mesh adjust …

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28 June 2012 | posted by Mattie Lodge

My Final thoughts on the Gaui X7

As I said on the into part of this build, this was the first time I have built a Gaui model. (It certainly wont be the last ! )

What stuck me the most about the kit was the quality of it. Every …