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01-30-2012 12:23 AM  7 years ago
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highfly24

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Best 690 FBL blade choice?
Hey All, what is everyone's opinion on the best brand of FBL blades to fly on my T-Rex 700e? I'm looking for something that is responsive, yet stable as well.
Thanks!
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01-30-2012 05:49 AM  7 years ago
heliandy3

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Mavrikk's G5 Pro's
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01-30-2012 06:09 AM  7 years ago
Jag72

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Radix v2's
Ive tried most of the blades out there...I like the radix

The Mavrikks seemed twitchy and unstable to me...but I also didn't attempt to tune the machine for them...

My all time favorite fbl blades are the wide chord mah's

They don't make them any more but I do have one last set that I use on one of my trex 700's
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01-31-2012 03:06 AM  7 years ago
Rob43

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I haven't had a chance to try the CYE blades (I'd like to), but I've been flying a set of G5 Pro Wide Chord 690 FBL blades on my Compass 7HV since last summer, and I found mine to be great. Not twitchy, perfect tracking since first flight (KBDD lime green dampers). VBar 5.2 Pro. I can't say I tuned for them. Just slapped on and went flying. They make a lot of noise, but are snappy. Perfect balance from the package.Rob
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01-31-2012 02:26 PM  7 years ago
highfly24

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Thanks for the input everyone. I think we might try the Mavriks or the RadixTakeoff is optional, landing is mandatory
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01-31-2012 02:38 PM  7 years ago
Rob43

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Couldn't help but comment on your location...I used to go with my family to Falls of Rough, KY to attend the Mint Julep Scale Meet. We didn't make it every year, but I sure enjoyed the lake, and the cabins where we stayed when we did get to go. Beautiful area!Rob
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01-31-2012 02:41 PM  7 years ago
ChrisK7

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What FBL controller are you flying?
With my Beast X on 4 different machines, I don't seem to notice much difference what blades I run on them as far as stability.
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01-31-2012 03:00 PM  7 years ago
highfly24

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I'm running the 3G until we get some money saved and buy a better one. I don't fly hard enough 3D worry about the 3G.

The Falls of Rough is a beautiful area. It's about an hour from here. We haven't been in a while, but it's a great event to go to.
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01-31-2012 10:31 PM  7 years ago
ChopperCrazy

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How are the Matt Botos Rail 696 main blades?
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02-01-2012 12:08 AM  7 years ago
Rob43

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I'd like to know that as well.Rob
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02-01-2012 12:56 AM  7 years ago
Steff Giguere

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My vote also goes to Rail Blades.Team Synergy, Rail blades, Team Scorpion, V-Team
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02-01-2012 01:01 AM  7 years ago
EmmDee

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I don't have the 700e, but I'm flying the Rail 696's on a Logo 600SE. They replaced a perfectly good set of Edge 693 FBL. I liked both, but the Rails are quieter, and I haven't taken them off in a few months since I bought them, and have no intention of doing that...

Matt done good.
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02-01-2012 03:39 PM  7 years ago
highfly24

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I think I've narrowed it down to either the Rail blades or the Mavriks.Takeoff is optional, landing is mandatory
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02-03-2012 08:55 PM  7 years ago
Richardmid1

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What about Align 690 3G blades? They're certainly more efficient than the edge 693 FBL.

As someone said earlier, when FBL there is very little difference in how different blades fly, go for the most efficient.
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02-04-2012 09:17 PM  7 years ago
CoronaL

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the standard Align 690D's fly great.
The Mavrikk G5 WC FBL are pretty good. Plenty snappy and pretty fast but a bit pitchy in fast flight
the Compass 700's are decent esp for the $. Similar to the Aligns but not as fast or as crisp on collective.
The Radix V2's I hear good things about. The V1's were great but loaded the head alot. Never tried the V2 yet.

The Rails I hear are awesome. I want to try those out too.

I also disagree that all blades fly similar on FBL. you can probably TUNE the FBL to make them fly similar, but I still feel differences in them. Collective response, off center stability or speed. It's there if you have the ability to sense the differences.
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02-12-2012 02:35 PM  7 years ago
4cyclic

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Between the Edge 693 and Rail 696, I prefer the Rails. Very crisp, responsive and auto well.Life is meaningful flying helis.
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02-14-2012 10:05 PM  7 years ago
Felt

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I highly suggest the Rail Blades. They are very smooth, crisp, and track very good. These are by the far the best blades I have ever used.
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02-14-2012 10:34 PM  7 years ago
highfly24

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Looks like I'm gonna end up getting the rails. Thanks everyone!Takeoff is optional, landing is mandatory
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02-23-2012 10:03 PM  7 years ago
J2M

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I used to think that blade choice mattered less on an FBL machine. Having tried Torsion, Mavrikk G5, Align 690D and Rails in quick succession on my ENV90N FBL recently, I would say the differences are actually very noticeable. My personal favourite among those mentioned are the Rails because they are very responsive yet not pitchy in FF, give good collective pop, are very quiet and definitely load the engine less. Auto performance is good as well although I had to expand my hold curve by a few degrees to get the best from them. I have some Spin Blacks and SABs to try next!
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02-24-2012 07:20 AM  7 years ago
ChrisK7

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Yes, I guess I should back out of my previous statement above. After last weekend I switched out some blades and remembered how much I love the Radix 690 blades on my gasser. There is a difference between the blades. None of the above mentioned blades are bad in my opinion, just different.

I haven't tried the Rails yet. Now you guy's got me thinking I need a set of 690s
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