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Old Nov 19, 2012, 09:24 PM
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so where is everyone getting batteries for their 130x, I just picked up some 350 mah nano paks from the HK USA warehouse http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=28644

what are you guys using?
I use these: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=26734
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 10:03 PM
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Setting aside the vibration issue, the answer is yes. The problems you will encountered are: (1) having to made a mounting bracket, and (2) solder the wires.

The ds35 is a plug-n-play. I have it in both of my 130xs..
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 11:57 AM
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I would never get rid of my 130X. It's the best one I've ever flown. I don't think I even care to go back to the bigger heli's.
Garry K.
yeah i like the performance but its so fragile, once it crash you have to expect a distructions, i crashed mine coz my picth servo failed and i almost change all the parts, waiti'n the last parts that i ordered hope that before xmas my 130x will fly again dude.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 12:00 PM
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sure not to crash as its so fragile keep attention the servos as they are failed in seconds specially the tail servo.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 01:32 PM
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yeah i like the performance but its so fragile, once it crash you have to expect a distructions, i crashed mine coz my picth servo failed and i almost change all the parts, waiti'n the last parts that i ordered hope that before xmas my 130x will fly again dude.
This is amazing to hear. Mine has been indestructible! It rises from the dead to fly again and again! This adds to all the other great characteristics to make this the best heli I've ever owned!
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 03:09 PM
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Have they actually come out with a 130 X simulated model for Phoenix?

If not, what's the best "stock" helicopter in the Phoenix sim to feel most like the Blade 130 X? I've found the Protos 500 to be "okay" and I've tweaked it some, but it still doesn't feel quite right.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 03:34 PM
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We are talking about servos other than the ds35.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:30 PM
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We are talking about servos other than the ds35.

That's why I highlighted the word " mounting bracket".
In case anyone wants to know any bracket readily made...
Of course everyone probably knows about it already

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Setting aside the vibration issue, the answer is yes. The problems you will encountered are: (1) having to made a mounting bracket, and (2) solder the wires.

The ds35 is a plug-n-play. I have it in both of my 130xs..
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MicroHeli-Al...item53f04a4d1a
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:44 PM
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My 130x is flying great. Making more noise than the other with a little tail wag but I’m enjoying it. I did notice that if I hold the frame with one hand I can take the large drive gear in the other hand it will move slightly from side to side. You can see the shaft and head rocking in the bearings. Have you all noticed this on your birds?
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:57 PM
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missed those in my search of HK, now in my wish list thanks
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:59 PM
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This is amazing to hear. Mine has been indestructible! It rises from the dead to fly again and again! This adds to all the other great characteristics to make this the best heli I've ever owned!
Totally agree - I usually crash mine every flight because that way I am pushing the (my!) envelope in a way I wouldn't dare do with a bigger heli.

The only damage I have ever done (after very, very many crashes) is:
  • Broke the tail fin once
  • Snapped the front bit off one of the landing skids (not bothered to repair)
  • Replaced the A-gear which was damaged from new
  • Split the end section of the tail boom along its length (from the boom support to the rotor case) which I repaired with some CF ribbon & CA
  • Lub'ed all the bearings which had been a problem from almost new
It is easily the most indestructible & useful heli. I have ever owned (including the mCPx).
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 09:18 PM
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I got lots of small fixed wing foamies. There's one that flies well & durable, the rest is the opposite. One of my favorite is the Piaget. Lots of fun, less repairs even with multiple crashes. The 130X is my piaget when it comes to small size heli .
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 09:31 PM
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I agree. The 130X is a great heli. Repair costs have been negligible. The mCPX has cost me hundreds of dollars in parts.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 09:58 PM
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I have 2 WACKera V120D02S.
Yes, the tail is solid. But these helis are made of recycled plastic .
I don't understand why all their gears keep on stripping including the main gears even on a TH crash. The skids will break from wear & tear or light crashes.They claimed that you can STEP on the canopy & won't break. I have broken/trashed 4 of them already. It's one cell motor, so good luck with throttle management on 3D flying.
My original 130X canopy (though full of clear tape) is still usable, and cracks are hardly noticeable. I fly them both on low grass.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:40 AM
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Totally agree - I usually crash mine every flight because that way I am pushing the (my!) envelope in a way I wouldn't dare do with a bigger heli.

The only damage I have ever done (after very, very many crashes) is:
  • Broke the tail fin once
  • Snapped the front bit off one of the landing skids (not bothered to repair)
  • Replaced the A-gear which was damaged from new
  • Split the end section of the tail boom along its length (from the boom support to the rotor case) which I repaired with some CF ribbon & CA
  • Lub'ed all the bearings which had been a problem from almost new
It is easily the most indestructible & useful heli. I have ever owned (including the mCPx).
It's probably worth pointing out that I always fly with my finger resting on the TH switch and 99% of the time TH is engaged by the time it hits anything.
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