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Old 05-03-2012, 09:24 AM   #1
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I can't find these blades ANYWHERE online. Does anyone have a 'secret' site that they get these from?

I'm looking for the EXI-Pro-3252 blades. They are crazy cheap (under $4) and everything I've read says they are pretty good! I just can't find a site that has them in stock. They should probably raise the price but shhhhh, don't let them know that!
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:25 PM   #2
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Helidirect.com has copies of them for about 6$.

They are more, but they are roughly the same.

http://helidirect.com/pro-best-value...17_120_785.hdx

the 335mm are the same size as stock, but I run the 325mm.
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:11 PM   #3
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Why do you prefer the 325 over the 335? Better in the wind?
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:13 PM   #4
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Less drain on the battery, longer flights
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:13 PM   #5
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335mm do provide more lift and stability though. 325 are a bit snappier.
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:34 PM   #6
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I bought some at hobbyking, and if I remember right they did not advertise as EXI...but they are. Had to have them shipped from china warehouse but it only took two weeks to get here. I got some 325's and 335's. The 325 are a bit snappier on cyclic, but not as much lift... weak on collective. Flight times were not improved enough to make any noticeable difference. We are talking maaaaybe 30sec. Basically, you gotta use more stick with the 325's to get the same results as the 335's with less stick. I like both. It's a hard choice between the two!!!! Do you want faster roll/flip rates? If yes, go with 325. Do you want more lift/ speed/ climb rates? Go with 335.
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I bought some at hobbyking, and if I remember right they did not advertise as EXI...but they are. Had to have them shipped from china warehouse but it only took two weeks to get here. I got some 325's and 335's. The 325 are a bit snappier on cyclic, but not as much lift... weak on collective. Flight times were not improved enough to make any noticeable difference. We are talking maaaaybe 30sec. Basically, you gotta use more stick with the 325's to get the same results as the 335's with less stick. I like both. It's a hard choice between the two!!!! Do you want faster roll/flip rates? If yes, go with 325. Do you want more lift/ speed/ climb rates? Go with 335.
Well said.

I do like the 30 sec more though, and I like more agility.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:33 PM   #8
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Are these the EXI FG blades from HK? http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=10823

I got some of these are well - http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=10820

Would either be ok on the 450X?

I'm just looking for a decent blade that won't explode and if they fly a bit worse than the $35 HH CF blades, I'm ok with that considering the cost difference.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:03 PM   #9
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I can't find these blades ANYWHERE online. Does anyone have a 'secret' site that they get these from?

I'm looking for the EXI-Pro-3252 blades. They are crazy cheap (under $4) and everything I've read says they are pretty good! I just can't find a site that has them in stock. They should probably raise the price but shhhhh, don't let them know that!
Here you are?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/270391189935...84.m1439.l2649
they also carry the glass fiber 2 pair
http://www.ebay.com/itm/280564960022...84.m1439.l2649
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:43 AM   #10
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ehh I generally avoid ebay because of their high seller fees.

Thanks for the info on how blade diameter effects performance. I definetly don't need something more snappy but stability is an attractive word for me at this point.
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