Gel Mounting Pads for Radians

Discussion in 'Radian' started by Josh Lambeth, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. Josh Lambeth

    Josh Lambeth Well-Known Member

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    I, along with many others out there, am having issues with Roll Twitch... I just purchased 2 different types and thickness' of gel Gyro mounting tape to see if that will help at all over the original mounting tape. I think the reason the roll twitches more then the tilt is due to the fact that the roll sees more vibrations then the tilt does. I could be completely wrong in that assumption but thats what im going after.

    Im hoping to have some test results by this weekend. I will shoot video of the same thing 3 different times, one as it is now, and one for each type of tape. I will do it without changing any of the settings on the Radian to start. Then I will try and fine tune each one to see if it gets better. I am hoping it will be a little windy out since that seems to be when it's more noticeable.

    Let the testing begin!

    Josh
     
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  2. Joe Azzarelli

    Joe Azzarelli Active Member

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    Interesting. I was planning to do some testing on this same issue but I have a different theory. I will share any results as well.

    Happy hunting

    Joe
     
  3. Josh Lambeth

    Josh Lambeth Well-Known Member

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    I am anxious to see how your tests go. When will you have your results?

    Josh
     
  4. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Josh: do you have a link for the gel mounting tape? Always useful to know where to get stuff like that.

    Andy.
     
  5. Josh Lambeth

    Josh Lambeth Well-Known Member

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    I bought mine at a local hobby shop. Just ask for GEL gyro mounting tape.

    Josh
     
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    Oh, I have that gelpad in my garage, spare for my heligyros... great, gonna try it on the ruuuull :)
     
  7. Sylvio Rangel

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    And the Oscar goes to???????
     
  8. Gary Haynes

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    So Josh did you ever do your test flights?
     
  9. Sylvio Rangel

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    I tried the original, 3M 1mm silicone and hard fixing w/ zip-tie...All the same result.
    Did anybody get better results with soft "gel" or "foam" on radians?
     
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  11. Josh Lambeth

    Josh Lambeth Well-Known Member

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    Hey Guys,
    Sorry haven't had a chance to test anything yet. Been out on shoots the last couple weeks. I have some down time now and will be checking stuff out/testing some different mounting methods this week.

    Josh
     

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