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Old 02-16-2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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Default Trex 600 or knight 3D?

first time posting in nitro forum so please bear with me.
i'm posting this topic in both knight and trex forum to get feedback from both world.

from what i read, those who flown trex and knight would prefer knight 3D more.
if given 3 choices, which one you choose?

1. knight 3D KIT - 400 USD
2. Trex 600 nitro standard kit - 235 USD
3. Trex 600 pro - 845 USD with governor, align 50 engine, align DS610x3, CF blade.

initially i would like to compare the PRO KIT price, but i can't figure the price.
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Old 02-16-2009, 01:05 PM   #2
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I have not flown the Knight myself, but have seen them and compared them to the Trex 600 NSP, the comparison is not correct in what you selected in you 3 options.

The $850 TRex 600 is the NSP kit, with all metal parts and carbon fibre frames including a glass fibre canopy. With a very nice motor/ exhaust combination. CF paddles, tail rotor blades, governor, voltage regulator combo and more.......

The standard Knight 3D $400 kit has metal frames, which bend in crashes, some plastic components on the head etc and it does not include the electronics and engine and blades...

I can tell you that the Trex 600 NSP is much better than the standard 3D Knight kit.

The TRex 600 parts is also available almost anywhere, which I doubt is the case with the Knight (well around the area that I stay anyway).

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Old 02-16-2009, 07:58 PM   #3
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bang for buck = TREX600NSP
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Old 02-17-2009, 01:43 AM   #4
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have you considered the Vibe 50
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Old 02-17-2009, 01:53 AM   #5
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have you considered the Vibe 50
I would take the knight out of the equation as well and put the Vibe 50 in, knight 3D seems nice but for Align and JR you can at least get parts everywhere!
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Old 02-17-2009, 05:17 AM   #6
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I had the same question before buying. I tested a friend's Trex600 and Knight 3D, he owns both. I bought a Knight.
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:32 AM   #7
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The K3D comes with G-10 frames. Plastic grips and mixers, but otherwise the head is mostly metal. The stock canopy is milkjug plastic. It flies well and is very responsive out of the box.
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:26 PM   #8
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I'd go with the Trex 600, you get alot of bang for you buck and parts availibility is great. You get a smexy looking helicopter with a great FG canopy.
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I personaly don't like the night, but it flys nice...just cant get parts in too many places.
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Old 02-18-2009, 08:48 AM   #9
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i have more questions.

actually, those trex that the professional play are the super pro version?

i'm seriously considering the trex 600 standard, is it good?
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Old 02-18-2009, 09:38 AM   #10
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i have more questions.

actually, those trex that the professional play are the super pro version?

i'm seriously considering the trex 600 standard, is it good?
The standard T-rex 600 also flies good, the only thing I don't like is the plastic blade grips. One guy at our field had one break in flight and had major damage to his heli.

I must add though that he had his heli for a long time and he flies pretty hard...

If you only doing sport flying, the standard will do nicely.
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Old 02-19-2009, 11:50 PM   #11
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If you were to ask me which heli within a couple months of getting the trex I would've reccomended it over any 50, however now that I am over the "BLING" factor I may trade mine for a knight or just go ahead and eat it and get the vibe. Its a very nice heli but the fact that I have had two crashes now due to mechanical failures on my 600 and NONE on any other helis I own (currently 7) I dont know how much I care to hold on to it. I may have a bad lemon but my money is as good as everyone elses so I believe that is the way align should treat their QC which in my opinion they dont.
I am shocked I dont see a raptor as one of your choices however. The raptor is just as capable as a knight or a 600 and wont set you back that 130 bucks if you crack your frame in a crash its more like 30. ???? Just my opinion
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Old 02-20-2009, 12:04 AM   #12
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i have more questions.

actually, those trex that the professional play are the super pro version?

i'm seriously considering the trex 600 standard, is it good?
I owned the Pro kit, it was very nice. I just added some metal blade grips and i was good. It flys great.
Look how smexy Alan Szabo's bird is.
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Old 02-20-2009, 12:55 AM   #13
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I had the same question before buying. I tested a friend's Trex600 and Knight 3D, he owns both. I bought a Knight.
... and then I bought Trex700!!!
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