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01-17-2010 05:18 PM  8 years agoPost 1
raptormandan

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springhill florida

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why do guys change from gear to belt drive...before i purchase a rex...i was under the impression that gear was much better than belt..been flyin raptors with belts.. i was hopin gear was much better.not that the belt sucked and all..i did hear newbies landing on back part of skids hittin the ground pops them.can someone set me str8...dan

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01-17-2010 05:37 PM  8 years agoPost 2
george0079

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Both options have pros and cons.

The biggest benefit of the TT drive is in autos. The TT drive has less drag. Not to say that a belt drive doesn't auto just fine...

The belt drive is less expensive to repair. And the gears are harder to strip.

Hell... I can fix that.
Uh oh..
Nope.
It's ***ked!!!
RE-KIT!!!!!

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01-17-2010 07:09 PM  8 years agoPost 3
djrformcar

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My 600 came with the TT. I replaced the TT after an "incident" with the belt and flew it that way for 2.5 yrs. I just put the TT back in and now I can tell a big difference in power as well as autos.
Belt=cheaper learning
TT=more power and control,(tail)

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01-19-2010 11:38 PM  8 years agoPost 4
bentvalve1

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logan,ohio

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hey using the 700 fin helps give some clearance.. don

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