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Turner0022

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Old Hickory Tn

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I'm tired of small helis with very little power , bogging in tick tocks or punch outs , tail holding issues ,like Nano cps , blade 130 , any advice I love the small helis it allows me to fly at home . But crashing cause of insafisiant power or tail issues is getting old thanks in advance ... Oh and I understand throttle control but I don't want to have to baby it

I am unstable and have no safe mode

09-18-2016 12:54 PM
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JayL

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Leesburg GA

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blade 180 ive got one and have never put any upgrade parts on it.All the issues the 130 had they fixed with the 180.

09-18-2016 01:23 PM
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Slowpoke

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Dublin, OH

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My little Trex 150 is a good performer

09-18-2016 01:52 PM
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utahbob

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St. George Utah

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+1 on the 180

After all the time and $$ I wasted on the 130x..I was very reluctant to get another Horizon micro; but the 180 really rocks and is not bad to work on either!

I do a great decending funnel!

09-18-2016 01:55 PM
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old nitroman

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Naples florida

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I have the 180 too great little heli with carbon blades, if want to go a little bigger go with the goblin 380, its quick and tons of power, feels like a much bigger heli

E5s and E7se, Roban bell 222 800 superscale,450 bell 4 bladed head,gobby 380,180cfx

09-19-2016 04:29 AM
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Richardmid1

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Leeds, England

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I don't have one but judging by the videos and reviews the Blade 180CFX sounds like the best heli for you.

There is also the Lynx Oxy 3 with 250-285mm blades but that might be a bit too powerful for small spaces!

Blade also do the 270CFX and recently the 250CFX but that has a motor driven tail which don't hold as well but again ive not flown one.

60% of the time, it works every time!

09-19-2016 10:52 AM
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FlyinRC

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Massachusetts

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Oxy2 will be out soon I hear

09-19-2016 05:28 PM
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Turner0022

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Old Hickory Tn

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Awesome looks like the 180 wins

I am unstable and have no safe mode

09-20-2016 03:13 PM
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Heli_Splatter

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Silver Spring, MD by way of Sidney, Ne - USA

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I don't care what you all say, friends don't let friends buy Blade.

09-20-2016 04:30 PM
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FlyinRC

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Massachusetts

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Blades

I gotta agree...

09-20-2016 11:52 PM
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Richardmid1

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Leeds, England

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Original Eflight maybe but things have changed since the 'Blade' line came out, much better helis now.

60% of the time, it works every time!

09-21-2016 02:50 PM
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zonker

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Murray, UT USA

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I have an Oxy3 and in my opinion, it's the best 300 sized heli around. It's capable of running very high head speed and is very stable. I'd expect no less from the Oxy2, which should be out by mid November. In any case, the Blade 180 is a nice heli and has great tail authority. However, I found the servo tabs were very brittle and susceptible to breaking. Good luck. Hey, a chance to get another heli is always a good thing, right?

09-21-2016 03:41 PM
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Ronald Thomas

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Gainesville, Fl, USA

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You need a bigger heli....

Team MikadoUSA 480XXTreme, 550SX, 600SX, 700XXTreme, 800XXTreme!!

09-21-2016 05:53 PM
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helifanatix

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Fountain Valley, CA

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I agree with Ronald ...

There is a tool for each occasion.
- can't build the foundation with a framing hammer, gotta come in with a bigger hammer
- I know it's not what you want to hear but powerful heli's have no place in your front yard unless you are somewhere in the middle of God's Country (aka middle of nowhere Montana!)

My suggest:
- SIM at home
- Hit the field with a 550 or bigger Heli!
- Let's do it right sir!

- Scott

09-22-2016 05:14 AM
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Richardmid1

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Leeds, England

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He loves small helis and they allow him to fly at home. (He may already have bigger helis for the field).

Blade 180.

Ide suggest the Trex 150 but you would need just as much room to fly one than the 180 as they are a handful especially if there is ANY wind. The tail is much better on the 180 anyway.

The Blade 230 Night looks interesting and you could fly it at midnight if you desired!

60% of the time, it works every time!

09-22-2016 11:30 AM
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Ronald Thomas

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Gainesville, Fl, USA

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Bigger does not mean gigantic. A 450 sized heli will give him a power system and drive train that are true (no motor on the tail or terrible TT design) and will still be "small" enough to fly in a back yard or small field.
Small helis are cool, till you want them to perform consistently like a large one OR you have to work on them

Team MikadoUSA 480XXTreme, 550SX, 600SX, 700XXTreme, 800XXTreme!!

09-22-2016 12:39 PM
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Richardmid1

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Leeds, England

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450's are all huge 6s monsters these days but I guess you could still put 325mm blades on them and lower the head speed to make them less jumpy in small spaces.

60% of the time, it works every time!

09-22-2016 12:43 PM
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Ronald Thomas

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To each his own I guess as I would not use "monster" or "huge" to describe a 450...

Team MikadoUSA 480XXTreme, 550SX, 600SX, 700XXTreme, 800XXTreme!!

09-22-2016 02:38 PM
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Richardmid1

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Leeds, England

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When you are in a small space they are!

60% of the time, it works every time!

09-22-2016 02:39 PM
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Turner0022

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Old Hickory Tn

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I do have a 450- 500- and 90 size but want a small front yard beater the 130x is ok but power is a problem and the nano cps is pretty much a disposable heli good for a short time imo

I am unstable and have no safe mode

09-22-2016 03:45 PM
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