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Old 11-04-2008, 08:38 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Thats a bummer lol. I actualy have that combo on my 450 and its holding quite well, but i have a spare 401 and it would have been cheaper to buy a 250 combo and put in the 2100T and 3100G, then buy a 9257 to put in the 450 with the 401 i have spare.
The 401 may be a tad large and heavy for this application.

the small gyros like the LT or the HG5000 or the Align would prolly keep weight closer to were you are going to want it.
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If this thing handles like a 450, I'm getting one! haha I was told to stay away from this heli from a certain someone who told me that it would be horrible for me...
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:09 PM   #43 (permalink)
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If this thing handles like a 450, I'm getting one! haha I was told to stay away from this heli from a certain someone who told me that it would be horrible for me...
people have an old stereotype about small helis before the tech has reached this level.
they used to be small squirrely and hard to control.
with the advances in tech they have gotten more and more stable.

if you can fly that 450 in your sig.. you can fly the 200 or 250 with little issues.
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Old 11-04-2008, 04:45 PM   #44 (permalink)
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Anybody know if there are any online Trex 250 manuals floating around the net yet?? What size servos should I buy for this? I'm looking at either HB-65 or HB-45. Which is best/which will fit??
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Anybody know if there are any online Trex 250 manuals floating around the net yet?? What size servos should I buy for this? I'm looking at either HB-65 or HB-45. Which is best/which will fit??
i'd wait to get the kit kent.
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:45 AM   #47 (permalink)
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Anybody know if there are any online Trex 250 manuals floating around the net yet?? What size servos should I buy for this? I'm looking at either HB-65 or HB-45. Which is best/which will fit??
It has already been stated that HS-65 servos will fit the T-Rex 250. The Align servos that come with the combo kit are the same size, see the photos at the beginning of this thread.
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:54 AM   #48 (permalink)
 
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Just use the Align servos, there MG and digital.
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:02 AM   #49 (permalink)
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Just use the Align servos, there MG and digital.
And heavy.
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:31 AM   #50 (permalink)
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depending on the specs i might swap them with the HS65's in the 450. The 450 wont mind the extra weight.
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:01 AM   #51 (permalink)
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HS65 are only one gram lighter than the align servo. And not digital.
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:34 AM   #52 (permalink)
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I've had a production version for a few days, but haven't had a chance to shoot video. I'm heading to the field tomorrow, will try to get some if I can!
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Old 11-05-2008, 10:02 AM   #53 (permalink)
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And heavy.
"Heavy" is all relative.

When T-Rex 450 first came out, everybody said it was heavy. Because all they had to compare it to were 400 size helis like Shogun/Zoom/Zap/etc. Then people learn the flexibility of electric power and made the 450 fly like rockets. I don't hear anybody calling T-Rex 450 heavy now.
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Old 11-05-2008, 10:15 AM   #54 (permalink)
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bert-
it seems like its gonna be tough to top your gaui 200 video with the 5150 motor. you threw down. honestly...what you liking better -gaui or 250??
being honest ofcourse
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it seems like its gonna be tough to top your gaui 200 video with the 5150 motor. you threw down. honestly...what you liking better -gaui or 250??
being honest ofcourse
Agreed. You can't compare apples and oranges. I'm not expecting to top the GAUI 200 video with the 5150 motor, it would not be fair. However, I'm sure it will prove to perform better than a stock GAUI 200. There are already motors out there that can be used to upgrade the T-Rex 250 performance. I'm sure I'll do an "insane power" video with the 250 as well in the near future too

I don't want to put the GAUI 200 down because it is a great heli, but In my opinion, the 250 is a better overall package than any other 200 heli out there. It is easier to work on, metal head parts will handle crashes better due to its design and it is cheaper and more accessible to everyone. To to mention the fact that parts will be widely available and not just from a select group of vendors.
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thanks for the quick reply...great, thoughtful responce aswell.
thanks again
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[QUOTE=Bert Kammerer;945611] I'm sure I'll do an "insane power" video with the 250 as well in the near future too
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Yerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr,Thats going to be video of the year..!!!!


Do you think it need carbon blades or are those stock plastic ones just fine.?
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Glad to help Don. Mk1spitfire, I think the stock plastic ones are just OK. These little helis need flexible blades to help with extra dampening, too stiff of a blade can make it very hard to fly unless the actual head dampening is loosen up quite a bit.
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hey bert, in your gaui200 video's are u using plastic blades or wood blades?
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Glad to help Don. Mk1spitfire, I think the stock plastic ones are just OK. These little helis need flexible blades to help with extra dampening, too stiff of a blade can make it very hard to fly unless the actual head dampening is loosen up quite a bit.
ok, thats great to know Bert. Any idea which motor route you may take for crazy performance.?
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