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Old Dec 03, 2012, 02:35 PM
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hk 500 gt

Hi everyone,

I'm planning on buying a hk500gt from hobbyking.com.
i have to put the whole heli together, and choose my own electronics. i wanted to ask you guys if you could oversee my setup so that i know everything will work.

Here are all the links:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Warehouse.html

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

4 of these:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

2 of these, in parralel with this:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

http://www.v-nix.nl/kds-800-headlock-gyro

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...eiver_V2_.html


Is this a good setup? and am i missing something here? thanks!
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 02:54 PM
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Pm'ed me. Said he was going with a 450 gt.
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 08:46 AM
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yepp!
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 10:00 AM
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good heli!good choice!
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 10:10 AM
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I know for 450's, people say a fast tail servo is crucial. Most of the recommendations i've seen are .08sec/60 deg or less. Is that not important with the larger heli's?

I'm asking, not saying there is anything wrong with your build...I really have no idea.
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 11:20 AM
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i dont know, but ive already picked another servo that i am going to put on a 450 serie. the 500 serie is a little too big for me

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 12:42 PM
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an i have another question, i am going to buy this heli:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

does this esc,:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9304

work in this heli with this motor?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=26563
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 01:18 PM
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i dont know, but ive already picked another servo that i am going to put on a 450 serie. the 500 serie is a little too big for me

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html
I'm using that one on one of my 450's, despite many people warning me that it overheats and fails prematurely. So far so good, though it does get warm, up to 130f, so I always let it cool down in between flights. It works no better than the cheaper HK15158A, however.
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 07:12 AM
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an i have another question, i am going to buy this heli:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

does this esc,:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9304

work in this heli with this motor?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=26563
I think you wil definitely need a higher rated ESC about 60A lowest to be safe.

This motor should be good

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...er_1600KV.html

Good for the gearing on the HK500 as standard.
I don't have this model but have done all the research and not sure whether to trust a clone heli this size which has quality issues. I may still go ahead and do all the mods.
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 09:40 AM
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an i have another question, i am going to buy this heli:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

does this esc,:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9304

work in this heli with this motor?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=26563

I have the same motor on my HK450. Works well. It's my first heli, so I don't really have an idea of how powerful it is compared to others...but it seems to have plenty of power.

I've been using a 50-65A ESC

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...0_65A_ESC.html

Works great and is cheap. After a fairly hard flight (well, hard by my noob standards), it's not even warm.

EDIT: By the way, what made you go from a 500 to a 450? not saying it's a bad thing...but your build list will almost completely change based on that 450 you have picked out.
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 10:16 AM
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an i have another question, i am going to buy this heli:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

does this esc,:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9304

work in this heli with this motor?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=26563
I'm using the 2223 in my 450 Pro in a 4s setup, and it works well. On 4s, it's only pulling 12A average, so probably peaks of less than 30A. On 3s, you might be able to pull over 40A.
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