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Old 11-05-2009, 11:54 PM   #1
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Default ARK-5001 X-500 PRO

Would this heli be worth the time to finish and fly? The price seems cheap compared to the size of the heli. Thanks

http://www.xheli.com/ark-x500-3d-helicopter.html
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:56 PM   #2
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did you buy it already?

If so ya finish it and fly it. Its the only way to get your money out of it resale would be horrible
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Old 11-06-2009, 12:09 AM   #3
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looks like a scaled up 450
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Old 11-06-2009, 07:34 AM   #4
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I haven't bought the heli yet, but i'm looking to upgrade from my Axe CPv3. I just wanted to know if this kit would be worth the money. I bough t the AXE without doing much research and have found that it a very unstable platform. I just don't want to make the same mistake twice.
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no...run and dont look back.
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Old 11-06-2009, 07:47 AM   #6
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Never had one of those but I have 2 of the Exi 500's.

http://www.xheli.com/exi500.html

Cheaper, stronger, trex compatible....
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Old 11-06-2009, 08:10 AM   #7
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http://www.elemodel.com/shopen/html/product_1645.html

Here you go, Ark x500 with cnc upgrades and motor and ESC for $199 incl postage!!!!

btw The ark helicopter was designed by Mr Li Chann who designed the original trex450! he then quit align and tried to go it alone.
I had a x400 and it flies just like my trex 450!
the x500 will fly very well but parts will be hard to get

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Old 11-07-2009, 09:33 PM   #8
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Never had one of those but I have 2 of the Exi 500's.

http://www.xheli.com/exi500.html

Cheaper, stronger, trex compatible....
So is this a TRex 500 "style" heli that the average person can afford? How do they fly? Thanks
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Old 11-08-2009, 01:41 AM   #9
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Fly good as far as i know. of course the pure align people don't like them but I think they are worht it however they are not that much cheaper than the real thing
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