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04-21-2011 08:33 PM  7 years agoPost 1
dhgravityfreak

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I'm new into helis and moving up to a 450. I am looking at buying a 450 xl and want to know if it is FBL compatible. I am very new to the terminology also any input on how a FBL works and everything you need would be greatful and what is the difference of a vbar? Which FBL system would be good to use on a 450? Thanks, Tim

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04-22-2011 06:13 PM  7 years agoPost 2
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Any of them work well on a 450. Even the 3G that people are always selling in the Classifieds. I would grab one of those for about 90 bux and try it. If it works.. Then there's your least expensive solution. They have a bad rep on larger heli's but I've heard on 450's they're pretty good. Next best option is Microbeast by BeastX. $200

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04-22-2011 06:39 PM  7 years agoPost 3
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I am just finished setting up a 450sa with 3g, and an RJX hobbies head, and it works pretty well so far.

As far as the 450xl, make sure it isn't one of the early ones with all the crazy mixing arms, these will drive you nuts.

A better option, if you are considering cost, would be to just get a clone. I have the hobby king HK450gt, and it flies just as good or better than my trex 450sa did whe it still had the flybar. Actually, now that I think about it, the turnigy motor in my HK is way better than the old align that is in there too!

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04-22-2011 06:59 PM  7 years agoPost 4
dhgravityfreak

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I did purchase a 450 xl. Unfortunately I don't know a lot about the trex so I don't know what style of mixing arms but if I buy a fbl head or even a whole newer style that should work.? I have heard some good things about some of the clones so if this doesn't work I will probrably go that way for cost.

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04-23-2011 12:44 AM  7 years agoPost 5
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I agree. The clone is a good choice. As you crash... The Trex parts are all usable.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...idProduct=10902

http://www.xheli.com/18h18-exi450pro-belt.html

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