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12-14-2008 03:34 AM  8 years agoPost 1
wtvariety

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Charleston wv

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I/m learning on a blade 400 hovering and such!

I want to step up to a big helicopter.

I here so much about the trex 600 nitro
but Im not going to be doing hardcore 3d for along time (if ever) lol

I think I would like a gasser but dont want to invest the money if It would not suite a beginner please let me know what I should do about this I also here alot about the tt raptor 50 titan for beginners

thanks let me know please no smart a#$ comments!

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12-14-2008 03:41 AM  8 years agoPost 2
george0079

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Initial cost, and parts support/availability.

Check with your LHS, and your favotite online retailers. See what they have, and what they stock. There's no point in buying a heli if you can't get support for it.

However, My vote goes to the Trex 600. Inexpensive to buy, and parts are everywhere. And, just because a machine is capable of hard 3D, doesn't mean that it has to do it. The 600 can be a great sport flyer, too

Hell... I can fix that.
Uh oh..
Nope.
It's ***ked!!!
RE-KIT!!!!!

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12-14-2008 04:15 AM  8 years agoPost 3
nappyroots2182

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Moline, il

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ALL helis CAN be tuned down for beginners. anything you can get the support for will be great

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12-14-2008 04:23 AM  8 years agoPost 4
Cowjock

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Pa.

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See what your LHS carries and check out your local field and see what they suggest.

Damn that ground is hard! When's the right time to get out of this money sucking hobby?

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12-14-2008 05:00 AM  8 years agoPost 5
MaxAdventure

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Northern CO

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three days, three of the same thread... (not smart-arse, just noted)

11 dec: http://runryder.com/helicopter/t479868p1/
12 dec: http://runryder.com/helicopter/t480063p1/

see if there is any good info in the other two threads.

specific to this thread:

Yes, as already stated, they can all be desensitized through the radio and through the mechanics, some easier than others. They can be made mellow for a beginner or reactive for when you are more advanced.

A larger nitro heli will be very intimidating compared to your blade when you first start it up, but will be a lot more stable. Great machines, if you like running nitro.

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12-14-2008 05:49 AM  8 years agoPost 6
David Blain

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Mt. Dora, Florida (USA)

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Save all the "hassles" of stepping up-
Buy a Turbine.....

Pull-n-Pitch

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12-14-2008 06:37 AM  8 years agoPost 7
JAGNZ

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Auckland, New Zealand

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600N gets my vote due to cost and availability of parts and support. It's a brilliant flier too.


Jason Greenwood

www.3dheli.co.nz

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