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Old 04-07-2009, 09:49 AM   #41
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Will, you are too much! Fly with the fly bar like me. It is wicked for the full 6:30.
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Old 04-07-2009, 02:00 PM   #42
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I would try one for sure

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Old 04-07-2009, 04:42 PM   #43
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Will, you are too much! Fly with the fly bar like me. It is wicked for the full 6:30.
I will for now, ordered a Mini-G for the tail from RCHover today along with the 500 kit and other things needed.
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Old 04-09-2009, 10:58 PM   #44
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I will definitely own one. Can't wait! I love the size of my 500 and Nitro will just be incredible.
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Old 04-10-2009, 04:42 AM   #45
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Will, you are too much! Fly with the fly bar like me. It is wicked for the full 6:30.

Well... I just could not wait so I am ordering another V-BAR unit for this new 500 Nitro today after flying my T500E V-BAR yesterday with the new software. Man!!!
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:24 PM   #46
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Man Will that's going to be one tricked out bird! You going to bring that thing up to IRCHA and let Bert have a go at it.
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:33 PM   #47
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I love nitros this is 1 I will be watching with lots of intrest love the 500 and now nitro 500 very cool. Looks like align might have droped the ball on this 1 finless said it would be a heavy pig not from what i'v read and seen this is a rocket prefict size for me cant wait to see more of this 500 nitro
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:38 PM   #48
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I got mine in the mail today, looks good, very complete. I hope to get it installed today and get a flight on Sunday. I will post my results ASAP. I think I will get alot of interest at the field. I will try to get some pics too.
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Old 04-11-2009, 10:12 PM   #49
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We look forward to your review.
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Old 04-12-2009, 07:22 AM   #50
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Man Will that's going to be one tricked out bird! You going to bring that thing up to IRCHA and let Bert have a go at it.
I am planning to be at IRCHA, and if it is still in one piece, I will definitely be bringing it. I should have everything to build the machine by the end of this coming week.

Oh and to answer the title of this thread... YES I would buy the Nitro Conversion.
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Old 04-12-2009, 07:25 AM   #51
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Will how about some build pictures love to see it.
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Will how about some build pictures love to see it.
I will take some pics while I am building the machine, no problem. Should have everything to start the build by the middle to end of next week.
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Old 04-12-2009, 09:30 AM   #53
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Thanks will im looking foward to it.

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Old 04-14-2009, 08:08 AM   #54
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I finished the Niro 500 build. It was a pretty easy build, very strait forward. Part fit and quality is very good. Finish is not the best, but resonable. I like how it fits the airframe. I have yet had time to fly, hope to have a report soon.

Things to look out for: Instructions OK, leave alot of things up to you. I had to costom fit the fan shroud around throtle linkage and at bottom to fit canopy on. Canopy needs to be trimmed way more than instructions suggest. I put the hole for the start shaft in the wrong place, instructions not clear for this. You must have a start shaft with a one way bearing. I have not had a chance to weigh it yet, I think it picked up about 6 oz.

Whats good. Very compact, looks like it was ment for nitro. Extra power should make it haul a$$ for the whole flight. Everyone that has a chance to see it fly will want one. Nitro! ( I have both, but still love Nitro!) Part support looks good at this time. I am including pics, just ask any questions.

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Old 04-14-2009, 08:57 AM   #55
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How do I get pictures to load? I will try again at home, work computer is a little funny about what goes out.

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Old 04-16-2009, 09:19 AM   #56
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i am going RCD, sweet bitching with the owner see if he can loan me his 500N for a full day to bang the little animal. or may be i could Benheli s to fly his for couple of tanks , b4 i get 1
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Old 04-16-2009, 09:40 AM   #57
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i am going RCD, sweet bitching with the owner see if he can loan me his 500N for a full day to bang the little animal. or may be i could Benheli s to fly his for couple of tanks , b4 i get 1
You can fly and crash it any time ... you know the routine, just pay for the repair
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Old 07-26-2011, 04:02 AM   #58
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I will buy T-rex500 nitro, and I hope Align will sell this heli.
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:40 PM   #59
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Electric by far beats the crap out of any nitro 500, more efficient,more power, more cost effective, easier maintanence, easier tuning capabilities,plug and fly anytime type of heli.Just a plain simple answer, if you want more flight time just strap on a higher mah lipo and your good to go. Why change a good thing?
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:22 PM   #60
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I would love a 500 gasser. Yes I know, less power than nitro or electric, but it would be for long flight times and cheap fuel not performance.
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