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Laurie It's got nothing to do with whether you are left or right handed. For historical reasons, there are two main layouts for radio control transmitters for controlling model aircraft. Assuming a 4-channel system, they are: Mode 1: Throttle and aileron on the right stick, rudder and elevator on the left. Mode 2: Elevator and aileron on the right stick, rudder and throttle on the left. If you have learned to fly using one mode, it is very difficult to switch later. It's like trying to drive a car with the accelerator and brake pedals reversed. That is why if you are a Mode 1 flyer, you will be very concerned if a transmitter you are considering is only available in Mode 2. Fortunately with this one, and most of the multi protocol radios, it's not too difficult to change the mode. It pains me to say this, but if you are starting out, I recommend Mode 2, because it's easier to find gear with that mode. This is because it's popular in the USA, so anyone (such as the Chinese) targetting that market will always provide that mode, but maybe not Mode 1. I myself fly in Mode 1, which is the traditional one in Australia, and it would be nearly impossible for me to change.

2021-09-13 03:48:18 Helpful (0)
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Laurie Weight still not corrected more than two years later!

2021-09-06 02:12:21 Helpful (0)
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Laurie@VirginiaJim Ididn't switch to a 12V system, just to a 2S lipo (8.4V) instead of the standard Li ion battery. So it doesn't go much faster, maybe a little because the lipo can deliver a higher current, but drive time is well over half an hour. I won't use a 3S battery because I think that would damage the tank, probably burn out either the ESCs or the motors.

Laurie 29/10/2020
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Laurie Remember that motors are usually mounted with some side thrust to counter the torque of the propeller. This looks strange, but it's not an assembly error, it's meant to be that way.

2021-07-30 07:01:02 Helpful (1)
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Laurie Didyou check inside the battery compartment on the bottom? You need to remove a screw first. The battery and charging cable are inside the battery compartment.

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Laurie I understand that what you are saying is that the track on one side keeps coming off after 30-40 minutes of running, but that this doesn't happen on the other side. Have you tried swapping over the tracks to check that the track hasn't become stretched? That can happen, but only after a lot of running, and it usually happens equally on each side. If that's not the problem, check carefully all the wheels on the side with the problem to make sure nothing is broken. I have a thread on rcgroups.com where there is a lot of discussion on the various problems that can arise with this tank and how to fix them. You will find it if you search using "rcgroups EAT06 teardown". If you post there people will be very happy to help.

2021-07-04 10:56:47 Helpful (0)
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Laurie I have used some grease I got from a bicycle shop that is white and looks very similar to the original grease. It is described as "lithium grease" on the tube.

2021-07-04 10:47:39 Helpful (1)
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Laurie Interesting. This is the first time I have heard of this. Have you tried using the transmitter from the orange one with the grey one, to see if the difference is in the transmitter? I suggest this because I have replaced the board in one of my orange EAT06 ones with the board sold for the SG 1203 and it hasn't seemed to make a difference to the speed, so you would think the difference must be in the transmitters.

2021-07-04 10:45:41 Helpful (1)
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Q: Will Banggood be stocking the optional camera?

Asked by Laurie on 2020-07-13 08:22:40

BG559174433 just buysome goggles an fpv camera and mount it. they're every where. you can get everything for lis than $100

2021-06-19 07:32:11 Helpful (0)
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