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01-02-2011 03:55 PM  6 years agoPost 1
Individual1

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Anyone having issues with the Torque Tube version? Better to stick with the belt driven 450 or no? Feedback would be appreciated. Happy New Year!

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01-02-2011 04:15 PM  6 years agoPost 2
gordart

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Lansdale, PA USA

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Both have pros and cons.
If you are new to the hobby, belt driven is the way to go.
One minor tail strike (tail blades hitting the ground) and you will be replacing bevel gears. A belt is much more forgiving.
If you are confident with your abilities and plan on flying in cold weather, the torque tube is your best bet as it is less affected by temperature changes.
You can always go with the belt and upgrade to the torque tube at a later time.

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01-04-2011 03:33 PM  6 years agoPost 3
Richardmid1

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Leeds, England

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No problem with the torque tube just be careful taking off and landing in longish grass.

The Sport is a much more stable heli than the Pro due to its different flybar ratio and heavier paddles, you can also get more pitch on the Pro.

The Pro is a 3D monster and the best 450 you can buy IMO. The Sport is more suited to beginners and Sport flyers but can be livened up with some KBDD paddles as I have done with mine.

60% of the time, it works every time!

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01-04-2011 08:52 PM  6 years agoPost 4
JOLT

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Baltimore, MD

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I like both. I'll tell ya, when I put KBDD paddles on the Sport, it turned it into a new heli...sickening fast cyclic.

I don't think you can go wrong with either one. I haven't done it, but I have seen a Pro with 3G. Like a humming bird on crack!

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01-05-2011 04:14 PM  6 years agoPost 5
D Pedersen

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Rycroft .Alberta ​.Canada

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The one peice frame design is really nice on the Pro.As for the torque tube version or sport belt for that matter ,when flying off grass or a rougher surface i would recommend installing the 500 landing gear with cut down tubes.gives a little more width and height.I have never had a gear issue or any problem with the torque tube.I fly off a grass field,dirt roads and snow.

Logo 550SX / Rush 766 / TT E700

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01-06-2011 03:23 AM  6 years agoPost 6
blade slayer

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Maryland

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i would get the pro , i have it with the 3G on it and the design is owesome,light ,nimble powerfull,the tail holds really good and it looks slick

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01-06-2011 03:37 PM  6 years agoPost 7
snjbird

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Kissimmee, Florida-​USA

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Very hard to beat a Pro for 3D performance! But as previously mentioned, the sport might be a bit more robust for a new pilot, or someone flying in a harsh environment. Both are good helis.

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01-11-2011 05:33 PM  6 years agoPost 8
Chanoc

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Mexico City ,​México

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KBDD Paddles

Can somebody give details on what are the KBDD paddles ?

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01-11-2011 05:35 PM  6 years agoPost 9
snjbird

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Kissimmee, Florida-​USA

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They are an after market company that make paddles and tail blades, plus dampers for Align and other model helicopters.

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