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Jul 19, 2007, 05:41 AM
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Any common problems with RC-Tek phantom?


Im thinking of trying the RC-Teck phantom 450, wich parts should i keep on hand for this bird?
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Jul 19, 2007, 07:15 AM
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As a standard get the following:

3 sets of main blades
3 flybars
3 mainshafts
3 blade grips
3 mixer arms

2 booms
2 sets of tail blades
2 tail grips
2 flybar cages

1 tail shaft
1 main gear
1 landing gear
1 tail case
1 rotor hub
1 set of linkages
1 washout block
Jul 19, 2007, 09:38 AM
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Your starting to scare me, how much do you think all that will cost?
Jul 19, 2007, 09:45 AM
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Your starting to scare me, how much do you think all that will cost?

well the good thing about this heli... rc-tek sells the whole head for like $30...So that cuts the cost down big time...

the align head will cost you around $80


He was just giving a good list of spares to keep on hand... I would just buy an extra head, blades, shafts, flybars, and tail blades... all cheap stuff really
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Jul 19, 2007, 10:57 AM
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See the thing is if you buy it then you are guaranteed to never break it since "accidents" always seem to break the parts I don't have on hand lol
Jul 19, 2007, 01:27 PM
Haha true.

You don't really need to have any spares on hand, he's just reccomending you a full set.

Personally I like to keep a large set of spares on hand because otherwise you're down for a few days and that's when the good weather always comes.

For the plastic version you need the upper mixing levers, blade grips, blades, feathering shafts, main shafts, flybars, main gears, tail booms, tail shafts, tail blades, landing gear. More than that really, but that's a good start.

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Jul 19, 2007, 01:29 PM
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At $89.95, most people just buy a second kit for parts...

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Jul 19, 2007, 01:38 PM
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The RCT-450 head will fit the phantom? That's such a sweet head. I love blingage!
Jul 19, 2007, 01:40 PM
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The RCT-450 head will fit the phantom? That's such a sweet head. I love blingage!
I'd love to put the Phantom head and tail on my 450SA.

Scott, any chances of making these parts in anodized blue???
Jul 19, 2007, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by HeliSmith
The RCT-450 head will fit the phantom? That's such a sweet head. I love blingage!
Yes, and we offer a kit that comes with BOTH the plastic Phantom and CNC ALU RCT-450 head by special order (US$149.95).

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Jul 19, 2007, 01:58 PM
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I'd love to put the Phantom head and tail on my 450SA.

Scott, any chances of making these parts in anodized blue???
Yes, we have CNC versions of the underslung head and tail, but have stayed away from BLUE. There are many companies selling the standard heads in that color so we do not promote it.

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Jul 20, 2007, 01:20 AM
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Uh oh, so this means you'll be selling a red anodized underslung flybar trex-450 compatible head, for a good price. Oh dear, I feel a red-themed makeover coming on for my HDX-450

Do you have the underslung for sale on the website yet?
Jul 20, 2007, 01:37 AM
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Uh oh, so this means you'll be selling a red anodized underslung flybar trex-450 compatible head, for a good price. Oh dear, I feel a red-themed makeover coming on for my HDX-450

Do you have the underslung for sale on the website yet?
They were there and sold out so we took them off. At this time, we offer them by special order only.

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Jul 20, 2007, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Scott_RC-TEK
Yes, we have CNC versions of the underslung head and tail, but have stayed away from BLUE. There are many companies selling the standard heads in that color so we do not promote it.

Scott-
Good point
Jul 20, 2007, 02:36 PM
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I love the blue. I can't lie. The Silver and Red are nice but the blue! Ah well, won't be a deal breaker. I will get Red.


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