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HelicopterThunder TigerRAPTOR 30 › Wow to towers price on r30 belt
01-04-2013 02:59 AM  5 years agoPost 1
mustang67ford

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Was just on tower's website. They want $29.99 for a single raptor 30 belt. I can't believe it. A broken belt in a crash is now more than a set of woody blades. I sent them an email to see if the price is wrong. It is item #LXAFEV. Belts are like gold now. Heck almost more than a belt for a car.

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01-04-2013 03:13 AM  5 years agoPost 2
AWittleWabbit

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I haven't shopped for Raptor parts in ages but Heliproz Mavirkk brand may have a similar belt for cheaper.

Edit $18 here http://www.heliproz.com/MVAK0089-Ta...uctinfo/803515/

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01-04-2013 03:22 AM  5 years agoPost 3
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noted.

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01-04-2013 04:05 AM  5 years agoPost 4
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So weird... my belt for my X50 is 12.99 from tower...

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01-04-2013 05:18 PM  5 years agoPost 5
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Tower responded to my email and noted the pricing is correct.

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01-04-2013 05:30 PM  5 years agoPost 6
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01-04-2013 06:01 PM  5 years agoPost 7
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I have used the Mavrikk belt in my Raptor Titan and never had a problem. It feels much more sturdy than the stock belt.

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01-04-2013 09:45 PM  5 years agoPost 8
mustang67ford

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Definitely the way to go, either maverick or the oem belt heli770 noted. Good link, thanks.

Makes me think of when tower was selling a frame side for the x50 for $100 and everybody else had them for $50. They eventually realized something was wrong. Don't think that's the case here.

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01-13-2013 02:15 AM  5 years agoPost 9
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As long as Mavrikk has parts Ill be flying my Raptors

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01-14-2013 08:21 PM  5 years agoPost 10
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I've never had to replace a Raptor belt and I have a fleet of them. What did you do to your belt?

It's $29.99 at A Main Hobbies too.

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01-14-2013 11:01 PM  5 years agoPost 11
mustang67ford

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Would like to just have an extra one on hand. In the 30 class, I have a raptor 30 and a Titan SE 30 and I think having an extra belt would be good. I did chew one up in a crash so they aren't bulletproof.

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01-15-2013 11:02 PM  5 years agoPost 12
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Titan SE 30?

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01-15-2013 11:47 PM  5 years agoPost 13
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Those are the residual prices from back in the days when Align didn't exist, and they were competing with expensive brands like Hirobo/Kyosho/JR/Kalt which justify charging $30 for a belt. I still remember paying $55 for a pair of Concept 30 WOOD blades.

After Align enter the market and all the subsequent clones, lower prices became the norm.

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01-16-2013 12:05 AM  5 years agoPost 14
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