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Mar 31, 2002, 10:01 PM
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Are the carbon hornet blades THAT much better than the stock blades?

First let me say that I absolutely stink at flying my hornet. I know I have it setup correctly because I spool it up and toss it up in the air and it flies by itself great till I grab it. I was getting frustrated with its performance with the training gear on so I took it off. Sure it has more power but it definitely crashes easier. I didn't even crash it bad and one of the carbon blades broke around the bolt. So should I get another set of the carbon blades or just some stock ones? This used hornet only came with the carbons so I don't know about the stock blades.

I'm sort of frustrated because this thing is all over the place. I thought a 20x20 space would be large enough to learn in but I have hit every wall about 10 times. I guess I'm not asking for a lot of help I just needed to vent. Go Hoosiers!
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Mar 31, 2002, 10:27 PM
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Does anyone even know who has the carbon blades in stock? I can't find them in stock anywhere. Thanks!
Mar 31, 2002, 11:05 PM
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Did you try ??? I highly recomend getting the carbon fiber blades.
Apr 01, 2002, 12:25 AM
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Fxaeromodels does not have them in stock either. Anybody else know who has them?
Apr 01, 2002, 01:35 AM
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No one that I know of. I have a few sets on back order.

I think there was a rush on them from Piccolo fliers. I took the CF blades off my Hornet and tried them on my Orion powered Piccolo and posted the results... I haven't been able to get another set since!

Apr 01, 2002, 03:42 AM
I'd rather be flying!
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Apr 01, 2002, 10:29 AM
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dreamhobbies is out also. Somebody must have them.
Apr 03, 2002, 04:18 AM
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Sorry but I just sold out as well. Should have more soon...

Apr 03, 2002, 10:04 AM
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look in the online store.

Here is a direct link, it may work:
Apr 04, 2002, 06:57 PM
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CF blades

Try this one. He said he will have them this Friday the 5th first come first serve. Check out the wild ass canopys he will be getting in soon too.
Apr 04, 2002, 08:29 PM
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Yeah, I went ahead and ordered from Dennis. I hope they come in as promised because I heard from three other ms dealers that said ms missed their shipping deadline so they don't know when to expect them. I have one of those "wild ass" canopies. I'll post a pic when I'm finished with it.