Originally Posted by chuckman49
Ok, so it's normal for the most expensive component to be the gyro!! Got it!! I will look in to some align and Assan gyros and see what I can find. I will post in here the electronics I pick out and keep you guys informed. (So you can help me when I have issues) :-) thanks again everyone for the help!!
Well, the mid-range gyros, like the align 780 and 790, really are'nt that expensive. Yes it might be close to hundred bucks brandnew, but it provides serious reliability. A well setup helicopter with a good gyro will fly dozens of times more comfortable.