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carcrasher

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So V1 comes out, then a V2 or pro version and then none of the parts fit cause they made changes along the way.

07-16-2016 08:09 AM
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Toadster25

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I wonder if the landing skids will fit my 450l. It would be nice to get my tail off the ground a little bit more.

07-16-2016 10:25 PM
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knightofcarnage

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470 is wider.

07-17-2016 04:54 AM
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Richardmid1

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They are just keeping up with SAB and their 380. It'll be just like Aligns other offerings, 1 million rpm, 3 minute flight times.

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07-18-2016 11:32 AM
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Dawiev

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Not just SAB. Gaui X3L and the new Protos 380.

07-18-2016 11:58 AM
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rcflyerheli

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Yes it will use 380 mm blades
Does anyone know how Align names its helis. Everyone else's names correspond to the blade size except Align. I know the Align larger machines conform to that concept, but why name a heli Dominator 470 and run 380mm blades on it, or Dominator 500 and run 425mm blades?

Just seems odd to me.

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07-18-2016 05:19 PM
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Dawiev

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Not sure about the history. Blade took the "name hit " when they brought out the 360 CFX, although they still sell the 450 (325mm).

07-18-2016 06:20 PM
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knightofcarnage

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They started there own categories long time ago, for the most part I would say they crated markets most electric sizes. The bigger helis follow the Nitro standards with blades sizes and are named for the approxed blade size.

30 size (500mm blades) = Align 550E
50 size (600mm blades) = Align 600E
90 size (700mm blades) = Align 700E

07-18-2016 06:28 PM
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rcflyerheli

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I was just curious, not meaning to hijack this thread about the heli.

Goblin 700, Trex 700DFC, Gaui X7, Logo 690SX, Logo 600SX; Trex 470 Trex 500
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07-18-2016 06:43 PM
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Richardmid1

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Does anyone know how Align names its helis. Everyone else's names correspond to the blade size except Align. I know the Align larger machines conform to that concept, but why name a heli Dominator 470 and run 380mm blades on it, or Dominator 500 and run 425mm blades?
Just seems odd to me.
Trex's are kind of named by motor size. Or they used to be. However with the 550 coming with a 700 size motor and the 700 coming with an 800 size motor that doesn't match anymore.

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07-25-2016 10:49 AM
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knightofcarnage

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New pic

07-25-2016 08:20 PM
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Richardmid1

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Where's the tail fin?

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07-25-2016 09:01 PM
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AlignRC

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The new T-REX 470LM Dominator Super Combo

The new T-REX 470LM Dominator Super Combo is about to be released, that mainly features in :
* Brand New Belt Drive Assembly
* Brand New 470EFL Main Rotor Head Set
* 380 Main Blade / 69 Tail Blade
* Progressive Landing Skid with 5 degree tilted forward
* DS450M/DS455M High Voltage Digital Servo
* RCE-BL50X Brushless ESC
* The 3rd Main Shaft Bearing Block
* Brand New Tail Rotor Holder
Make sure to contact your local distributors/dealers for more information and purchase.

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08-15-2016 08:42 AM
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Richardmid1

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A belt tail and slanted skids to raise the tail! No more searching for a good spot to take off on grass! I like!

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08-15-2016 08:49 AM
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nynextel88

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This is now on aligntrexstore.com. Should be available soon!

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08-17-2016 06:35 PM
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Toadster25

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Looks like they are going to have a plastic version of it now too. I just saw it on Facebook called the 470LP.

08-27-2016 10:51 PM
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ICUR1-2

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470LP

LP for Lowest price

spending time, paying attention

08-27-2016 11:53 PM
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Toadster25

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I was thinking 470LM for metal and 470LP for plastic. I never really had an issue with plastic but the metal does look better. I guess it will depend on how much less the plastic version is. I bet it will fly just as good maybe even be lighter.

08-28-2016 02:02 AM
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Andy from Sandy

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Thunder Tiger, Hirobo, Mikado, MSH Heli and Gaui have shown how good plastic parts can be.

It should be within Align's grasp to make good plastic parts also.

There is $132 difference between the super combo kits. $18 difference on the cyclic servos alone, $54 for the set.

09-18-2016 05:23 PM
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BrianApp

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Its kind of funny that now they have gone back to a non dfc and belts. I guess they ran out of new ideas for a new model and just went full circle back to the old, non dfc, design. They had several reasons why DFC was better but now they take it out so I guess even they don't think it improved things that much.

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