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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby BillGriffiths100 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:27 am

Let me stagger over to my field box....
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby Hallmark » Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:39 am

BillGriffiths100 wrote:Let me stagger over to my field box....
Zap-o foam safe Ca
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http://www.zapadhesives.com


Thanks.
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby cynr100 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:46 am

BillGriffiths100 wrote:Let me stagger over to my field box....
Zap-o foam safe Ca
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http://www.zapadhesives.com


Thanks Bill, I will check it out. Didn't recognise you out in the storm, thought it was summer your side of the globe :D :D :lol: :lol:
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby BillGriffiths100 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:34 pm

thought it was summer your side of the globe


Summer in England!
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby Hallmark » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:38 pm

BillGriffiths100 wrote:
thought it was summer your side of the globe


Summer in England!
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The land of liquid sunshine. :lol:
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby BillGriffiths100 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:06 pm

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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby jchtr3a » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:27 pm

Got a new AXN w/motor only, today from HK Intl whse. Beautiful plane. It was a puzzle getting it unboxed. Seems they turned the lid of its' box inside out somehow and used it for the shipping carton. I took all the parts out of the box. Fiddled with it a little, and noticed that the motor would not turn. Something internal was keeping the shaft from spinning. At least I didn't find this out after wiring it up and turning it on. I sent HK Support a note and filed a report. While putting the fuselage aside to store until I build it, something fell out hitting my foot on the floor. Looked down and had to get a light and magnifying glass to find two, very very tiny nuts that must have been loose inside the motor. The shaft turns freely now, but I'm wondering if those belong in there, and are just loose, or if they got in there somehow by mistake. Added to my ticket with HK support to ask the question about the nuts. I've never taken a motor apart, so I have no idea if there are any nuts inside or not. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that when I apply power to the thing, it runs right.
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby quarry44 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:27 pm

There definitely should be NO nuts inside the motor.Make sure they are not the ones holding the motor to the mount.Otherwise you could have a very short maiden flight.
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby Hallmark » Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:44 am

jchtr3a wrote:Got a new AXN w/motor only, today from HK Intl whse. Beautiful plane. It was a puzzle getting it unboxed. Seems they turned the lid of its' box inside out somehow and used it for the shipping carton. I took all the parts out of the box. Fiddled with it a little, and noticed that the motor would not turn. Something internal was keeping the shaft from spinning. At least I didn't find this out after wiring it up and turning it on. I sent HK Support a note and filed a report. While putting the fuselage aside to store until I build it, something fell out hitting my foot on the floor. Looked down and had to get a light and magnifying glass to find two, very very tiny nuts that must have been loose inside the motor. The shaft turns freely now, but I'm wondering if those belong in there, and are just loose, or if they got in there somehow by mistake. Added to my ticket with HK support to ask the question about the nuts. I've never taken a motor apart, so I have no idea if there are any nuts inside or not. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that when I apply power to the thing, it runs right.


These nuts could well belong to the rudder and elevator shaft brass couplings used to connect to the servo arms. Check all your components as these often come loose in transit.
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Re: I'm new to RC and bought an AXN

Postby cynr100 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:55 am

Went flying today and managed to keep the nose intact 8-) must be getting better :lol: :lol: :lol:

as to the rest of it well.................................. :o :roll:

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In both cases the elevator had very little authority and I was trying to gain height in strong gusts, didn't even get to activate the aileron gyro ...bummer.
Boil the billy and heat the glue gun, she'll be back in a few days. Best I take note of what the tree tops are doing next time :lol: 8-)

These AXNs can really take a beating, particularly from the hopeless :lol: :lol:
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