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Old 07-17-2012, 10:57 AM   #21
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I tell you what, for the level of quality Blade/HH is known for, and the way they build things about 80% right if your lucky in the design and then we have to figure out the rest, as well as how most people just buy them assembled and think the words BNF on the box mean just that...

..with the size a 700 is and the damage it could do, that thing would a be nothing but a lawsuit just waiting to happen.


With a 700 size helo, the term "its OK if its bad as eventually Horizon will fix it" is not something that can be applied.
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:06 PM   #22
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I tell you what, for the level of quality Blade/HH is known for, and the way they build things about 80% right if your lucky in the design and then we have to figure out the rest, as well as how most people just buy them assembled and think the words BNF on the box mean just that...

..with the size a 700 is and the damage it could do, that thing would a be nothing but a lawsuit just waiting to happen.


With a 700 size helo, the term "its OK if its bad as eventually Horizon will fix it" is not something that can be applied.
This is the biggest concern. By marketing the product as ready to fly HH assumes a lot of liability if a mishap can be traced to factory defect. If someone dorks up a TRex build you can blame the builder. Even if it was a defective part to blame, the builder is still responsible for the parts assembled into the heli.
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:35 PM   #23
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Nap, that's it in a nutshell...I agree with you totally...

Let's just hope our concerns are smoothed by they're attention to this issue...

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Old 07-18-2012, 12:40 AM   #24
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We decided to skip the 700-class and go straight for a 1400. Twice as good, right? Industrial DC motor, Sears Diehard battery, plastic frame, dd tail using the plastic brushless motor from the ParkZone Bf-109. Going flybarred for electronic simplicity, with linear servos and integrated 4-in-1 unit.

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If you can't laugh at yourself from time to time, you're just too darn serious!
That was awesome.
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:13 AM   #25
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We decided to skip the 700-class and go straight for a 1400. Twice as good, right? Industrial DC motor, Sears Diehard battery, plastic frame, dd tail using the plastic brushless motor from the ParkZone Bf-109. Going flybarred for electronic simplicity, with linear servos and integrated 4-in-1 unit.

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If you can't laugh at yourself from time to time, you're just too darn serious!
I personally would like the 1400 to be co-ax and come in kit like the battle heli's...that would clear the flying field out!!!!lmao!!!

I'm ready to see that 500X in action, it looks to be a solid machine..I'd buy one.
You guys are looking at it all wrong. As far as the micro Helis are concerned, blade has the market cornered. The volume at which they sell vs. the defects is way better than Walkera..or any other brand.
You talk about the 300X problems...what other manufacture even has a heli in that catagory?? These guys build the Helis that we ask for and we repay them by dogging there product. Call Align and ask them to build a 300 size ( how do you say "F- off" in chinese anyway??)
This is a hobby that requires hands on experience...you need to know that ANYTHING worth flying is gonna take some work to get right from time to time.
The 500X is in a size class that is already devoloped as hobby grade...no engineering one-off designs for a smaller airframe (like a 300). So they can capitalize on what is proven to work already...not reinvent the wheel like they had to with the mcpx ( that is still the biggest game changer to date!!!)
I say keep up the good work HH

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Old 07-28-2012, 10:59 AM   #26
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1400 fp 45 degree fb for stability 110v ac motor for simplicity takes 8 d cell batteries 4in1 board powered off 2 AA uses high tech infrared remote or a adapter for your iBarf lasers on the side for battles with your friends exploded view avalible after 2 flights able to fly in any wind
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Old 07-29-2012, 09:27 PM   #27
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110v ac motor will require a very long extension cord, may want to include that in the BNF version
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110v ac motor will require a very long extension cord, may want to include that in the BNF version
Wouldn't that be PNP?
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:42 AM   #29
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No extension cord. Put the latest Honda generator between the skids.
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:43 AM   #30
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And what about the 8 d cells for backup?
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Old 07-30-2012, 08:27 AM   #31
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Wouldn't that be PNP?
Good call! LMAO!!

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Old 07-30-2012, 07:47 PM   #32
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Is that "Plug n Play"...or "Plug n Pray"?
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