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alchemistVeteran - Auckland,New Zealand - My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

I just had the ball on one of the plastic tail blade grips sheared/break the plastic output arm. I was able to bring the heli in safe minus one landing skid so no big issues.

Needless to say I'm now look for a metal replacement/mod for the blade grips. I know there are some Avant metal blade grips that should be following the release of the E-Aurora. But I'd rather sort something out now.

Anyone have any ideas?

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03-29-2010 10:30 AM
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alchemist

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thayghetucsb

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maybe you can look into kasama grips.

03-29-2010 05:28 PM
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Justin Stuart (passed)

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Read this thread:

https://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/t539314p1/

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03-30-2010 05:06 PM
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alchemist

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Thanks but I've already read it, the g-force hack is not ideal.

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Blax1

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Thanks but I've already read it, the g-force hack is not ideal.
Agree-------------- Surely the "E" is imminent..............

03-31-2010 05:21 AM
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blade3d

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Thanks but I've already read it, the g-force hack is not ideal.
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Maybe a hack could save some bucks

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04-01-2010 03:23 PM
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Justin Stuart (passed)

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How can the G-force grips be a "hack"? I have seen Garf's work with the neckstrap balancer, and I think he does good work. Obviously it would be better to get a genuine Avant metal t/r grip, but until they are available from the factory, we should be grateful that 3rd parties are willing to fill the void.

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04-01-2010 04:22 PM
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alchemist

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How can the G-force grips be a "hack"? I have seen Garf's work with the neckstrap balancer, and I think he does good work. Obviously it would be better to get a genuine Avant metal t/r grip, but until they are available from the factory, we should be grateful that 3rd parties are willing to fill the void.
This is what I did with mine I did not like the plastic grips these are G-Force grip that were made for the Vibe50 I did have to do some extensive modding

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kazager

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Would G-Force make a grip, if enough folks would order them? Maybe there is some minimum production run that could be done for this.

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04-06-2010 12:35 AM
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Justin Stuart (passed)

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Garf said he was going to make a batch as soon as the heli became available again in the US.

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04-06-2010 12:48 AM
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alchemist

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Garf said he was going to make a batch as soon as the heli became available again in the US.
Garf has halted this due to the rumored release of E-Aurora/Metal Tail grips.

Whilst I love my Aurora, I for one would not hold my breathe for Avant to come up with a solution that could be in the order of years.

If we could get an indication of the number of people interested maybe we could convince Garf it's worth while?

04-06-2010 10:39 AM
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kazager

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That was my thought, if they were pre-paid/sold, why wouldn't he do it. He would, I think, just need to know they would sell.

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04-06-2010 11:02 AM
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alchemist

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I have just received an email from Garf at G-force regarding doing a run of Aurora specific quality metal "G-Force" tail grips, here's the deal:

If there is enough interest then Garf will do a run of metal tail grips for the Aurora - simple.

If this is to happen then we need a show of hands of people who are seriously interested in the upgrade. I for one would definitely purchase a set and I know at least one other guy at my field who would be interested.

For all those interested please email Garf at G-Force: gforceheli@yahoo.com indicating your interest.

Also can you indicate on this thread that you have emailed Garf.

Thanks

Justin

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Phoenix_8

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' sent an e-mail to g-force, I'll wait for updates.

04-07-2010 04:54 AM
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Justin Stuart (passed)

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I sent Garf an email too. I guess now it's a race between G-Force and Avant to see who can first bring to market a set of metal t/r blade grips for the Aurora.

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