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Old 01-17-2018, 10:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Bought a stock 300X airframe from a good friend on eBay...

Lynx 2214 4S 4100kV Motor w/12T pinion
Castle Creations Talon35 ESC
DS76 Cyclic servos w/metal arms
DS76T tail servo w/metal arm
iKON V2 w/Spektrum sat
Lectron Pro 1350mAh 80C

Red accents on tail fin and tail blades - red shrink tubing on boom supports - rounds out the red color scheme
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looks good man!
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I have three, love them for backyard flying as they are so light and nimble. A couple with kbars, one with a beast. Two have stock servos one has KST-113s, which are a fantastic fit and replacement. All are flying on Lynx plastic blades which are fairly crash proof. If you haven't already, check the head dampers, they don't last very long. Lynx has some upgrades but they are getting hard to find. That reminds me, I gotta order a few more frames, I'm pretty sure those will be first to be discontinued.
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I have two, both with quite a bit of time on them.

I have had to replace a couple of cyclic servos and one tail servo (tail servo is now a JR on that machine).

Both have KBDD Tail Blades, which improved the tail hold greatly.

Other than that, they are still stock.

I will upgrade them to DMSS at some point, but I will have to replace the AR7200BX's at that time (probably with BeastX's).
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I'm still loving mine too with 5 years of use so far. It is my main back yard flyer and it just flies very predictably and reliably.

The current reliability is probably due to the fact that over the years I've upgraded all the electronics as before I did have a couple of crashes due to some servo failures.

My current setup is:
Blade 300X
HiTec HS5084 tail servo
Savoy 0257 cyclic servos
parkfly motor 2632 with 11t
Hobbywing 50A V3
Align 450 XL tail hub and grips
relocate AR7200 to top
lynx frame stiffener
lynx main and tail blades

and I love my "Monster" canopy!
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Old 01-20-2018, 01:08 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Couldn't resist...

So I did the red accent on the horiz fin...

Just to make it blend in with the red color scheme...

Canopy - boom supports - tail fin - tail blades - and the iKON FBL

(I just might come up with an idea for the main blades too)
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Tonight the 300X got it's boom support crossbrace...

Lots of rigidity added to the entire tail assembly
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Welcome to the club Jon.
I'll post my 2 setups when I get home.
Are those the original woodies you have on yours? If so, there was an addendum way back when regarding HS with them, if I recall correctly.
The Align 450 pro tail hub and grips are a must IMO, unless you like chasing tail vibrations.
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I got 2 pairs of CF blades yesterday...

One for the 300X...the 2nd for the 300CFX I am building

MicroHeli tail stuff is on the way from TmkaRcHobby
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Welcome to the club Jon.
I'll post my 2 setups when I get home.
Are those the original woodies you have on yours? If so, there was an addendum way back when regarding HS with them, if I recall correctly.
The Align 450 pro tail hub and grips are a must IMO, unless you like chasing tail vibrations.
The plastic covering on one of the woody blades de-laminated in flight on my 300x. Really bunches the shorts, but managed to set it down safely. After seeing what was under the covering, I'd say "unsafe at any speed". CF blades ever since.
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