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Old 03-09-2010, 04:46 PM   #1
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Whats the cost difference between flying a Nitro 500 and an electric 500? Is nitro cheaper than batteries?
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:19 AM   #2
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Interesting question. Wonder why there's no replies for over a year. I would think the answer would lean towards electric. mainly for the cheap price on batteries. Easy answer if you set some rules to the question. How many flights a week. How much does one pay for fuel. Though I'm sure the 500 size motor would sip fuel, I still think electric would be cheaper over 6 month time.
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