an Esky HoneyBee FP V2
page will help to show you how to install the Super Battery Tray (SBT400) on a
HoneyBee FP V2. The SBT400 will allow you greater fore/aft
movement of the battery so you can get a better balance on your
HBV2. While the SBT400 is always helpful, it's especially
necessary if you've switched to a Direct Drive tail motor which
adds a little weight to the tail.
is easy, but you'll need to make a couple small modifications. Use
these instructions as a guide and you shouldn't have any problems.
In most cases just getting it close to looking like these pictures
will be OK.
recommend reading the installation instructions for other helis as
they may give you a better idea of installation procedures in
didn't need the full length of the SBT, so I trimmed it just
behind the 1st set of rubber band posts. A single rubber band is
plenty to hold the battery in place. Do a test fit of the SBT on
your heli and you'll get an idea of where to cut it. It's easier
to do this before the SBT is mounted, and before you install the
make the holes, you can use a small drill bit in a pin vise, or
use the sharp tip of a hobby knife. Within reason, how far back
they are isn't critical, but it is best to center them in the
frame. You can use the Filler Plate that comes with the SBT400 kit
as a guide for spacing the holes. The pictures above and below
should give you an idea of where they're located in relationship
to the rest of the frame. When you screw it in, the screws will go
in from the top. They're a little hard to reach, but it can be
with most of our installations, it's recommended to move the
canopy forward. You can do this by simply making 2 round holes
(use a drill bit or sharp point of a hobby knife) in the canopy as
shown and putting the rubber grommets in the new
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