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Old Dec 25, 2012, 06:59 PM
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Blade 450x vs blade 450 3d

I am an intermediate flyer and am looking into upgrading to a 450 class heli and am trying to decide between the 450x and 450 3-D by blade, i am a decent flyer and can do basic aerobatics and inverted flight but not any serious 3-d maneuvers. What i am wondering is if the FBL system and any other featured on the 450x are worth the extra $200 and even if the FBL is, is it possible to upgrade the 450 3-D to FBL and still save money,
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 08:36 AM
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i fly my 130x and its a FBL system and i love it i not to mych of a flybar guy kinda over that im ready for a blade 300x its fbl as well they seem to ne a lil bit more touchy but i think youll find a FBL is the way to go the 450x is a big heli have you used it before on a sim...on phoenix sim they have a 450x try flying that and they also have a 450 3D, i no if you try and buy a FBL system like (bestX) it can go for more then 200$ thats a hell of an up grade
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 10:48 AM
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yes FBL is worth every penny
even for people just starting out
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 02:54 AM
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I have both. Intermediate pilot, fff, basic aerobatics. Love the 450x! It can be tamed down to a lower performance level, so you can grow into it as your skills increase.
450 3d was just sitting on the shelf so I converted it to fbl using a ZYX unit and the 450x conversion head unit. Cost about $100 to convert. Learned a lot doing it at the same time! I don't fly at a level to appreciate the difference between the Beastx and the ZYX, but the difference in power is obvious between the two (420 vs. 440) but I now really enjoy flying both. I would recommend going with the 450x, the AR7200BX is an awesome unit, bigger motor, easier to repair, much better in the wind, better stability (over stock 450 3d). Great heli!
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