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T-REX 700 › Trex 700E sold to me by local guy...need help
07-16-2017 05:14 PM  9 days agoPost 1
I-Fly-RC

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Arizona

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Local guy sold me a Trex 700E.

I was eager to get started on putting this machine back together. Turned out that I did not actually get a Trex 700E but a 600n stretched with 700 Boom and TT.

The guy refused to give my money back.

I am asking the RR family to help me figure out what to do with this machine.

Picture:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5...iew?usp=sharing

I am kicking myself for being in a hurry to get back into the hobby. It has been nearly 10 years. Most people are honest in this hobby, I just happen to pick the wrong one!

To be short, any suggestions on fixing this? I really wanted the Trex 700E. I already purchased a few Trex 700 parts coming in the mail. A paper weight of stuff I can't use.

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07-19-2017 01:39 AM  6 days agoPost 2
knightofcarnage

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wow, how did you pay for it ? Credit card ? If so file a case. That is not right. If you payed more the $150 they really screwed you. Can make it work but not worth the trouble.

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07-19-2017 01:43 AM  6 days agoPost 3
I-Fly-RC

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knightofcarnage

Method of payment was face to face....cash of $350. Yeah, I know I got screwed! I learned a good lesson from it. Unfortunately it will only cause me to deal with a few people from now on.

I can take him to small claims with all the data and ad's collected. It will cost me more to collect than taking the $350 loss and ask RR folks to help out on parts.

RR been pretty awesome!

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07-19-2017 01:49 AM  6 days agoPost 4
knightofcarnage

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That is a project to fix. The head is not Align, swash is. 80 amp will burn up. etc .. .. ... Going to PM you.

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07-19-2017 01:58 PM  6 days agoPost 5
I-Fly-RC

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Arizona

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Detail on the parts

ESC is castle 100Amps.

Got a Align BEC, caps are swollen.

Some crappy Tarot FBL controller....some kind of chinese junk.

1x DS650
3x Ds620
All 4 servos work

690 rototech CF blades

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07-19-2017 02:06 PM  6 days agoPost 6
I-Fly-RC

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knightofcarnage

Do you know what kind of head it is?

Thanks

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07-19-2017 03:56 PM  6 days agoPost 7
knightofcarnage

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Well I don't remember who use to make FBL's converse kits. Might of been Mikado. I have one somewhere in my junk pile, but without grips.

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07-19-2017 04:34 PM  6 days agoPost 8
knightofcarnage

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Here some pictures

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07-19-2017 05:40 PM  6 days agoPost 9
HilliHeli

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Do you know what kind of head it is?
Looks to be the RJX 10mm main-shaft version.

!Antriebe, die bewegen!
Jazz', Jives & vbar's
Futaba FASST / FASSTest

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07-19-2017 05:43 PM  6 days agoPost 10
I-Fly-RC

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07-19-2017 05:48 PM  6 days agoPost 11
HilliHeli

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Just be certain to double-check your main-shaft's diameter, IIRC there were (2) versions (10 / 12mm).

!Antriebe, die bewegen!
Jazz', Jives & vbar's
Futaba FASST / FASSTest

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07-20-2017 02:13 PM  5 days agoPost 12
I-Fly-RC

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Arizona

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Update 1

I need an older manual for my 600E. Align has updated all their manuals. I can't find one for mine. Help anyone?

Big Thank you to Mike123! Align 600ESP manual!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zxfh5uru8...3T-14T.pdf?dl=1

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5...iew?usp=sharing
*High Resolution*

Waiting for mechanical flybar installation by end of next week!

Little progress at a time. I had a setback last night breaking off a switch AUX 2 on my JR 10X. (Such a n00b I am!)

May just order a DX8 or DX9 later on today since it will be a 2 weeks turn around to repair JR 10X.

Moral of the story: When you are tired and trying to power through...this is the time to WALK away before you break something!

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07-20-2017 11:58 PM  4 days agoPost 13
HilliHeli

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Manuals are available for download here ;
http://www.align.com.tw/manuals-en/helicopter/

Are you looking for the measurements for the linkages (servo-wheels to the levers, levers to swash-plate, etc., .... (?))

!Antriebe, die bewegen!
Jazz', Jives & vbar's
Futaba FASST / FASSTest

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07-21-2017 12:02 AM  4 days agoPost 14
I-Fly-RC

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HilliHeli

I needed the manual...if u click on align website....those manuals were updated. I couldn't find a matching one for the frame.

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07-21-2017 02:41 AM  4 days agoPost 15
rcflyerheli

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Granbury, TX USA

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Go to the http://www.aligntrexstore.com website, and along the top you will see a heading marker manuals/firmware. Click on that and then click on the volume 2 link in their manual library.

Look for the file KX016014T which will be for the 600 ESP.

I couldn't tell from your photo whether the "A" frame cyclic/pitch arm mechanism is inside the frames, but it appears that it will be your main issue in getting it built to fly, as Align doesn't show that part as available. Why, when they show the old plastic main bearing holders available, they don't show that elevator arm assembly, is beyond me.

Hope this helps.

Goblin 700, Trex 700DFC, Gaui X7, Logo 690SX, Logo 600SX; Trex 470 Trex 500
Amain Team Rep

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