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jimbo74

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radio control helicopter
« on: Apr 13, 2012, 01:02:57 PM »
i know it isn't rc rockcrawling... but it is rc


anyone here have one? or fly one?

looking at a blade mcx2

have had several of the $20 specials.... think i am ready to step up to a real one.....

want it for it's small size and portability because of that, also, that one has a 2.4ghz radio system, no more 10 feet away and it crashes stuff due to the infrared
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #1 on: Apr 13, 2012, 01:40:47 PM »
I have one of the cheapos too.

I've heard the Blades are quality choppers for the price. The MCX2 is what I plan to get.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #2 on: Apr 13, 2012, 01:43:37 PM »
i liek the mcx2 better than the original mcx... heard it is more user friendly, and can be tuned to be faster

i am pretty good with flying the cheapies......

my dad has a larger coaxial by esky, and although i wasnt very good, i did just grab it, and get it hovering, haha.... ultimately i crashed and broke his blades, but he has 20 extra sets, so no worries...... i dont think he even plays with it anymore
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #3 on: Dec 09, 2012, 10:45:25 AM »
 I have a cheap j006 alloy shark. It has to be dead calm to fly it or the wind will carry it off. A friend of mine flys an Align t-Rex 450 pro. Nice for doing 3-D. I would like to get one soon. In the mean time I will just have to be satisfied flying my 1:1. But I can't do 3-D in it.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #4 on: Dec 09, 2012, 03:19:19 PM »
i have had my mcx2 for quite some time, it is also modded..... not much, but slightly... it is a great helicopter, i love it... it is a 4ch coaxial


i would liek to step up to something 450 sized, but those are quite expensive, and my understanding, is far more advanced than i am....

if you are looking at something that size, you should get a flight simulator, and learn how to fly that first... it isn't the same as real life, but it will help teach you things, that would otherwise result in a costly crash in the real world......
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #5 on: Dec 10, 2012, 03:56:30 PM »
Yeah I was planning to do that. Do you know one to recommend? I was also thinking of getting a 3-D capable micro to practice indoors. Then try it on the 450.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #6 on: Jan 08, 2013, 09:28:14 AM »
You should look at Great Planes flight simulator. It is awesome and very useful to hone your flying skills without crashing a $400+ rc heli.

I have a modded TREX 450 heli that I haven't flown yet, but only because I want to spend more time flying in the flight sim so I don't crash the heli on the first flight out.

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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #7 on: Jan 14, 2013, 09:00:58 PM »
I got a Walkera mini cp for Christmas. I haven't yet flown it because I am practicing on my simulator. They were out of the combo that comes with the TX so I still need one. I have already modified the servo arms so they won't break WHEN I crash.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #8 on: Apr 14, 2013, 01:05:59 AM »
helipilot77,

I'm interested in trading my custom Align TREX 450 and radio that I haven't even flown yet, for a nice 1/10 Toyota RC crawler with radio. My heli is all there ready to fly except for the battery.

Let me know if you're interested in working out a trade.

Thanks.

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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2013, 11:46:04 PM »
I could never get rid of my crawler. Especially after what I have spent on it. I do plan on getting a trex 450 though. How come your getting rid of it before even flying it? I might be willing to do a cash deal though. How much would you need for it? What do you have on it?
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2013, 01:20:42 PM »
I love the bigger ones, but am scared of crashing and being $$$$$$$

I also want to fly outside, I will be looking into mini quads soon, I hear they are much better for outside
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2013, 06:29:02 AM »
I got rid of my big nitro heli, I believe a featherlite, crashed everytime I flew, I have alot more fun with the Nitro boats, Just picked my up a SuperVee-27. Cant wait to run down the local ducks at the pond..

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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2013, 12:33:40 AM »
I bought the 450 Heli and radio from my good friend that flies RC heli's and also pilots actual Helicopters. The whole 450 has been upgraded with newer aftermarket parts and bigger motor. I only want to get rid of it to get into a Toyota RC Crawler, because I can't afford to just go buy expensive hobby items whenever I want.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2013, 09:25:24 AM »
I also fly real Heli's. I'm an instrument instructor. If you want to sell it I am definately interested. Let me know what kind of radio it is and what kind of upgrades it has. Does it have upgraded servos? ESC? Flybarless? I'm very interested.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2013, 11:18:25 PM »
I will get all the specs of it for you. I know my friend I bought it from, said the only thing stock on it, is the tail rotor blades, but I have brand news for it. It has a Specktrum DX6 radio.
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #15 on: Jun 01, 2013, 03:10:54 PM »
Cool! pm me with the specs.
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-My build thread http://board.marlincrawler.com/index.php?topic=98969.0
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Re: radio control helicopter
« Reply #16 on: Jul 04, 2013, 11:25:41 AM »
PM sent helipilot77

 
 
 
 
 

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