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Apr 26, 2012, 03:14 PM
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Four channel coax by Syma (S800G) for $32.99 shipped:: http://www.amazon.com/Syma-Channel-R...2472647&sr=8-8



ETA: The Tx is NOT mode 2.
$30.99 shipped today.
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Apr 27, 2012, 08:11 AM
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$30.99 shipped today.
I got this deal 27.89$ shipped ,http://www.banggood.com/deals.html
Apr 27, 2012, 08:34 AM
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I got this deal 27.89$ shipped ,http://www.banggood.com/deals.html
Nice.

But I placed my Amazon order yesterday and it'll be here later today!
Apr 27, 2012, 01:48 PM
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I hope you guys have better luck with it than I had. I tried one about a month ago, never worked right consistently, and not very responsive when it did. (The throttle would suddenly cut off for no apparent reason; aside from the defect, the yaw control is lousy.) Good thing was I ordered from Amazon, and returning it was hassle-free.
Apr 27, 2012, 10:38 PM
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I got this deal 27.89$ shipped ,http://www.banggood.com/deals.html
That URL points to some kinda large $90 HCW three-channel right now...
Apr 28, 2012, 03:12 AM
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That URL points to some kinda large $90 HCW three-channel right now...
I just clicked the "deal link" and it came up with this ... LOL. Apparently, it changes all the time.

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Apr 28, 2012, 05:07 AM
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I think the cosplay forum is down the hall.
Apr 28, 2012, 06:00 PM
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I SWEAR I'm not making this up; now it's a "Solar Powered Cockroach".
Apr 29, 2012, 03:10 PM
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Syma S800G 4-ch for $29.99 shipped:: http://www.banggood.com/Wholesale-Sy...l-p-42524.html




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A few pages ago, someone mentioned the title of this thread is somewhat dated. I think they're right; I see more and more four-channel micro-copters dropping under the thirty-dollar mark.
The "can't pass" price of S107G's (and clones) seems to hang tight at $19.99 ~ $21.00,.. but the 4-ch twistys are certainly dropping.
Apr 30, 2012, 01:33 AM
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Personally, I like the Amazon deals far better.
May 04, 2012, 02:11 PM
Sir Crashalot
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A couple of 4 channels under $42. The orange one seems to have a magnetically operated swash like the HCW 537 (based on a customer uploaded photo), that didn't worked too well for me. The silver one has been around for a long time, but I have not seen it for under $40.

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/recharg...d-82826?item=7

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/recharg...e-47544?item=5
May 05, 2012, 03:00 PM
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Personally, I like the Amazon deals far better.

As of today I agree with you 100%! At least Amazon, Newegg, Nitro-Planes, et-all make sure everything is double-boxed.


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Edit: banggood resolved the issue in one day!
Last edited by IceRail; May 10, 2012 at 09:35 PM.
May 05, 2012, 04:02 PM
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I've even seen some sellers suggest ordering two or more helis to avoid shipping damage.

I guess slipping two boxes into a baggy back to back and taping it all up provides more crush space than one alone.
May 09, 2012, 11:37 AM
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Anyone seen this funky monkey yet?

http://www.aliexpress.com/product-gs...olesalers.html

Gold Dragon SkyKing 3
$32 shipped to US
33cm (13") long 4CH 2.4GHz coax
Two model Txs: Mode1, Mode 2 (maybe)
300mAH 3.7V lipo w/charge protection
Last edited by SubtleT; May 09, 2012 at 11:45 AM.
May 09, 2012, 01:48 PM
Sir Crashalot
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Looks good, except it has the same swash mechanism as the 537, which didn't worked too well. On the bright side, it could double as desktop art deco.


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