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02-27-2018 08:36 PM  6 months agoPost 1
raholek

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Truly pisses me off that they built this stellar kit and just dumped it and support.

Loved the battery tray, Gear train, Servo collars and setup system. Also the canopy retention system is great.
This heli was a joy to build and maintain. I realize it was expensive, but the research and developement was done. Just sell this kit mildly updated for a decade and recoup your cost. Could have looked for efficiencies in manufacturing and sales to make it profitable.

Truly one of the greatest helis I have owned. Sad that it was shelved.

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02-28-2018 02:26 PM  6 months agoPost 2
ICUR1-2

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Don't feel bad .... Canadians are still crying about the Avro arrow ...

I was interested in their new 50 nitro .. it's is a shame

spending time, paying attention

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02-28-2018 09:43 PM  6 months agoPost 3
Chance

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Melbourne, Australia

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Align pisses me off just as much. There's another recent thread where a Trex 550e motor is unavailable.
At least TT didn't change models every year like Align, and I'm lucky my E700 is still supported. Have boxes of spares for a couple of other TT helis.
But yeah sucks about E720 support, it was probably the best heli they ever made. I only didn't buy one because I couldn't afford it at the time.

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02-28-2018 11:56 PM  6 months agoPost 4
Ace Dude

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raholek
Truly pisses me off that they built this stellar kit and just dumped it and support.

Loved the battery tray, Gear train, Servo collars and setup system. Also the canopy retention system is great.
This heli was a joy to build and maintain. I realize it was expensive, but the research and developement was done. Just sell this kit mildly updated for a decade and recoup your cost. Could have looked for efficiencies in manufacturing and sales to make it profitable.

Truly one of the greatest helis I have owned. Sad that it was shelved.
My E720 has been the most reliable helicopter I've ever owned. I was real hesitant before purchasing it, but was very impressed once I started assembling it. Everything went to together perfectly. The fit and finish is amazing. Love the battery tray that snaps in from underneath so I don't have to take the canopy off with every battery change.

Such a shame this kit was discontinued.

  

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03-01-2018 12:58 AM  6 months agoPost 5
Chance

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Have they actually stopped support, or just not making new kits?
I know TT distribution in the US has been painful for years but surely you can source parts somewhere in the world.

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03-03-2018 08:27 PM  6 months agoPost 6
raholek

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Zachary, Louisiana

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Support/Parts
Its done. Their website has a few bits and pieces, but critical parts like tail booms and frame pieces are missing.

I have an extra kit and spares. And an e820 that I just had to have, but will prolly become a donor to keep mine in the air. Just wish someone else would steal their ideas and incorporate them into a new electric 700.

Now to go bitch about CYE closing and my beloved ENV.

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