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08-26-2016 03:26 PM  14 months agoPost 1
rcheliguymtl

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for someone like me who's still interested in nitro helis, which online retailer would offer the most selection of new nitro combo kits?

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08-26-2016 05:12 PM  14 months agoPost 2
CostaRicaHeli

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http://www.amain.com still carries about 10 models, and three or four brands. There are some good combos for the Align models.

Hope it helps.

Franz

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08-26-2016 09:20 PM  14 months agoPost 3
ROCKEY

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try grandrc, thay have a big selection on nitro heli

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08-27-2016 12:12 AM  14 months agoPost 4
Trickycopter

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Experience RC still stocks a lot of Nitro heli's

Synergy E7 AMA member Team Old Farts citizen 401 www.trickycopterrc.blogspot.com

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08-27-2016 02:21 AM  14 months agoPost 5
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08-27-2016 11:33 PM  14 months agoPost 6
utahbob

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Be sure to..

Check on fuel availability and price in your area..things have changed in the last few yrs. I love the nitros but I love my e-heli's just as much; look before you leap!

I do a great decending funnel!

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08-28-2016 12:32 AM  14 months agoPost 7
rcheliguymtl

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I never tried a rc electric heli
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I just have a blade nano qx quad which the wind blows away

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08-28-2016 01:48 AM  14 months agoPost 8
utahbob

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the great flybarless systems

That these modern electric birds have really make them rock..you should find out where you can go to watch some flying..fun fly or local field or even youtube vids to get an idea what's possible these days..not sayin there's anything wrong with nitro heli's but flying electric can open up more flying field possibilties and lead to more flying!

I do a great decending funnel!

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08-28-2016 01:54 AM  14 months agoPost 9
rcheliguymtl

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you don't need to go to a club to fly 50 size electric helis you mean? aren't they just as dangerous?

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08-28-2016 02:16 AM  14 months agoPost 10
utahbob

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still gotta be safe

Out here we fly our smaller e-helis at parks; school athletic fields etc. Of course when people arent around..the bigger birds and nitro's we take out to a dirt covered field on the edge of town.

I do a great decending funnel!

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08-28-2016 02:20 AM  14 months agoPost 11
rcheliguymtl

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i just took the plunge and renewed my MAAC membership, cost me 208$ canadian and its valid now till december 31st 2018, does this give me insurance even if i dont fly at a club?

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08-28-2016 02:30 AM  14 months agoPost 12
utahbob

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what's MAAC?

208 $..Ouch!..That's what I paid for my Blade 180 cfx!

I do a great decending funnel!

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08-28-2016 03:36 AM  14 months agoPost 13
ICUR1-2

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i just took the plunge and renewed my MAAC membership, cost me 208$ canadian and its valid now till december 31st 2018, does this give me insurance even if i dont fly at a club?
nope MAAC does diddley squat unless you're at a club field.

spending time, paying attention

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08-28-2016 03:49 AM  14 months agoPost 14
rcheliguymtl

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yeah I don't know why its so expensive

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08-28-2016 04:03 AM  14 months agoPost 15
ICUR1-2

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I paid my dues the first 2-3 years and have been flying rogue after.

If I have a question I can ask here or there

It easier today with FBL and newer technology.
I feel I wasted learning all that stuff 10 years ago which is now irrelevant.
I jumped in Christmas 2005

That stupid 200$ gift got me hooked

spending time, paying attention

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08-28-2016 04:15 AM  14 months agoPost 16
rcheliguymtl

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But all I have is a flybar 50 nitro.. so it will be harder?

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08-28-2016 05:25 AM  14 months agoPost 17
ICUR1-2

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Oops didn't you know about FBL.. if you don't mind programming electronics they are easier to fix and set up

Flybar is more reliable, just make everything 90* and level your swash at mid stick. also your pitch should be 0 as well at mid stick.

spending time, paying attention

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