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Old 08-28-2008, 09:11 PM   #41
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Bob, what does he make canopies out of if he crashes that much Bob? Rapturd plastic? <G> If so i might need some to.
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:21 PM   #42
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Only 4 crashes in a month? BS dude... dont be modest. Hell you crashed twice at IRCHA and once last weekend. I bet 16 crashes in the last month. So folks, that tells ya all how tuff these frames are and full sized servos direct to swash is a lot tougher than any mini servo out there.

FYI 8717's in the heli... You want CRACK on a 500... This delivers it to ya

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Nice Kevin! When will they be available! Do you know how much yet?
I think $65 for both side, front servo mount bars, and built-in frame savers.

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Bob, what does he make canopies out of if he crashes that much Bob? Rapturd plastic? <G> If so i might need some to.
I try to reuse it until it won't stay on anymore.
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:42 PM   #43
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Kevin i think you might could do the test for the new FUSUNO canopies.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J667-G6rxOQ
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:50 PM   #44
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Kevin i think you might could do the test for the new FUSUNO canopies.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J667-G6rxOQ
won't help, I did a test for the gorilla gear and they had to change their slogan from "indestructable" to "almost indestructable"
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Old 09-07-2008, 12:20 AM   #45
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Just ordered the front and back supports from Kevin's site today and sign me up on the waiting list for your custom frame design Kevin.
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Old 09-08-2008, 04:33 AM   #46
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nice frame there,how about the servos i got with my dx7? can thay be used bob?
it really bugs me how we can really never use the servos that come with the tx,
mmh bob what do you think?oh one more thing, you explaind how to get rid of ccpm interaction with the bubble leveler,works great,i have no swashplat leveler,will this get rid of the actions to without the bubble leveler?seems to me that on the padles the interaction is more extreme than on the swashplat eem right?
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Old 09-08-2008, 09:24 PM   #47
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Kevin,

I've ordered both the front and rear stiffeners. I assume they'll ship when you get your next batch ready. Any idea when that might be?

Chris
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Old 10-16-2008, 10:53 PM   #48
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Now that the TREX 500 has the Aluminum Bottom Bracket and carbon-fiber side-upgrades from Kevin, one of the only weak points left is around the battery mount. So, to address this, I'm pleased the announce the latest KDE Direct product for the 500 for sale, the Aluminum Battery Mount Upgrade.
Check it out at: http://kdedirect.com/500SeriesProducts.html

The finishing shop outdid themselves this time, with a mirror-like, clear anodize that is some serious bling! You can actually see the reflection of a plant sitting next to the upgrade in the attached images.

Thanks for everyone's support here on "The Freak"!
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Old 10-16-2008, 11:43 PM   #49
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DUDE..... that LOOKS SWEET! I gotta have one!

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Old 10-30-2008, 06:40 AM   #50
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I sold my Trex500 so I have both the aluminum bottom plate and front and rear stiffeners for sale for cheap!

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Old 11-12-2008, 12:24 PM   #51
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UPDATE 11/12/08 KDE's Next product for the 500. Aluminum Battery plate.

Video Link ->KDE Direct's Trex500 Aluminum BATTERY Plate (14 Megs)

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Old 11-12-2008, 05:30 PM   #52
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the KDE Gyro tray is also out

gonna do a review on that too?
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Old 11-12-2008, 08:13 PM   #53
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Readyheli has them for the 500 in stock.
http://www.readyheli.com/Align_TREX_500_s/149.htm
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:48 PM   #54
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Thanks for the video Bob! I'm glad you and Duke are enjoying the design and like always, I have more KDE Direct products coming down the pipeline to practice your video skills on!

Kevin - I've installed your carbon frame stiffeners and these are great! My TREX 500 frame now looks bomb-proof...
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Old 12-11-2008, 08:04 PM   #55
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Anyone have a stock plastic bottom plate they want to sell me for cheap? Please PM me with your shipped price if you have one.

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