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Old Mar 14, 2013, 10:49 PM
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I don't know. I think I would feel more comfortable with a clone kit that size from the likes of Tarot, VWINRC, or VCTRC.
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Old Mar 14, 2013, 11:36 PM
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While landing I had a 250 tailblade shoot a rock past my ear once. It sounded like a ricochetting bullet. The speed of that little pebble really surprised me. These toys are dangerous man.
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Old Mar 14, 2013, 11:44 PM
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While landing I had a 250 tailblade shoot a rock past my ear once. It sounded like a ricochetting bullet. The speed of that little pebble really surprised me. These toys are dangerous man.
I know! I can't believe the luck I had of showing up at the field the same time the beginner with the 700 was there again. This time when he took off I got behind one of the pillars.
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 02:06 AM
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Mhills..Is he on a buddy box?
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 09:12 AM
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No!
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 10:06 AM
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 02:36 PM
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I know! I can't believe the luck I had of showing up at the field the same time the beginner with the 700 was there again. This time when he took off I got behind one of the pillars.
Make sure you have a camera with you....
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 06:52 PM
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Actually that little rock shot up from the tailblade to the tip the spinning mains, directing it towards me. What are the odds!!??
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 07:09 PM
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actually that little rock shot up from the tailblade to the tip the spinning mains, directing it towards me. What are the odds!!??
100% as with anything bad that can possibly happen.
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 07:13 PM
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I know! I can't believe the luck I had of showing up at the field the same time the beginner with the 700 was there again. This time when he took off I got behind one of the pillars.
By beginner do you mean "can fly circuits but isn't comfortable with nose in yet" or do you mean "can only fly tail in".
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 07:49 PM
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As in has never hovered before! only flew havics lol! He is using the hula hoop training gear.
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 08:47 PM
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As in has never hovered before! only flew havics lol! He is using the hula hoop training gear.
Has anyone advised him to get a sim and/or a 500 or 550 and come back to the 700 later?
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 08:54 PM
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He is hard headed. He was told the larger the better and don't like the sims. And he is not made of money
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 09:14 PM
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The 700, being the same size as A raptor 90 is agreed too big to begin with. 13 years or so ago though all you had were 30 size, 50 size, 60/70 size and 90 size unless you WERE made of money and had a bergen gasser. 30 size heli's having 550mm blades were the same size as the trex 550. raptor 50's same as trex 600 and raptor 90's same as trex 700's. I use to fly raptor 30's and 50's. had a bergen gasser once, no not made of money but traded, was way to big for me even to deal with. I hovered it once and only once. scared the hell out of me. getting back into heli's after all that time past was the 450's. then 500's. Now it is trex 600's and 700's as well as raptor 90. spooling the 600 up scared the hell out of me. Even though back then is what I mainly flew the raptor 50. Guess the smaller heli's I forgot how big the 600's and 700's actually were. BUT actually starting with a trex 700 for your first heli? He is out of his mind! I am with the rest! Am hiding behind the biggest thing I can find.
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Old Mar 16, 2013, 12:22 AM
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I still remember the beginner fear of it getting away from you and that is what keeps happening with this guy. He starts to hover and does pretty good and it starts to float away. He panics and tries to bring it back in a panic. What he forgets is the fish he is reeling in can kill us all lo.....l
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