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Old Dec 02, 2012, 09:29 PM
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electric helicopter conversion


I was sitting pondering the other day and i though to myself "they have conversion kits for nitro helicopters to electric, but would it be possible to just swap the frame of and electric heli with the frame of a nitro heli?" I was wondering if this would be possible on my electric trex 600, if i could just swap the electric frame with the trex 600 nitro frame? what do you think? would this be possible?
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 04:00 AM
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As far as I know: yes....(but I am no T-rex expert)

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Old Dec 03, 2012, 04:53 AM
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Probably could sell the helicopter, and buy a used nitro one for less.
Old Dec 03, 2012, 12:27 PM
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Probably could sell the helicopter, and buy a used nitro one for less.
I agree, because the nitro heli also needs a clutch system (clutch, and clutch bell with supporting bearings) cooling system (fan, fan hub, and cooling shroud), start system (start shaft with bearings and hex start coupler), motor mount, fuel tank system etc....a lot more complex then many might think.
Old Dec 25, 2012, 12:36 PM
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Conversion from NITRO to ELECTRIC... some assembly required.
Conversion from ELECTRIC to NITRO... A hell of a nightmare !!!



Go to your preferred store and get the spare parts list.
You are going to conclude that it is better to build a new one...

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Old Jan 03, 2013, 10:16 PM
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It's just not economical to convert. You can use most the electronics, blades and receiver packs if you use them. You can get an entire nitro frame for 430, less if you add it to your HeliDirect cart and wait for the -10% offer to come through to your email I am going to link you to the Align USA dist. site you can cruise around there to see different options


http://www.alignrcusa.com/index.php?...&products_id=9
Old Jan 30, 2013, 04:40 AM
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Yes you can convert, but I think it is not worth the hassle when there are plenty of nitro airframes available.


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