Thread: New Product BLADE130x ????????
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Old May 13, 2012, 07:48 PM
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Obviously I don't know what's going to break on the 130x in a crash, but it's my OPINION that it's more fragile than the mCPx.

Many people are concerned about the tail gears stripping on the 130x in a tail strike. And it's just simple physics that a larger rotor disc with more head speed will result in more damage in a crash. Even if you are quick on the throttle hold. The mCPx weighs about 45 grams. The 130x is 107 grams or a little over twice as massive.

An mCPx BNF is $149. In my OPINION it's a worthwhile investment. But hey I don't work for Horizon Hobby and if you want to jump right to the 130x I still say go for it, I'm just giving you my opinion that it's a big jump.

I'm anxious to get mine and see if I can handle it. For me the mCPx is a handful and I don't really like flying it indoors. So if you are outdoors you might as well fly the bigger heli, I see your point.
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