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Old 01-23-2008, 03:59 PM   #61 (permalink)
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1st I have seen them was today ,,, how are the blocks working out
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:03 PM   #62 (permalink)
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So far so good, there aren't any alignment tabs on the sides like the original blocks so there is a little play. Just make sure everything is lined up correctly before tightening the screws down. I ordered from infinity-hobby in Taiwan, shipping was not cheap but boy was I shocked when it was delivered on Sunday, I figured with MLK day I wouldn't see the parts till Tuesday. That was cool.
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:06 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Dont they move with vibration then? I havent built mine yet
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:07 PM   #64 (permalink)
 

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So far so good, there aren't any alignment tabs on the sides like the original blocks so there is a little play. Just make sure everything is lined up correctly before tightening the screws down.
Without the alignment tabs, they are no-go for me.

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Old 01-23-2008, 04:11 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Align will bring some out soon i would have thought, untill then il make do with the blue ones theve got to be better havent they
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:46 PM   #66 (permalink)
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for the 500 it should be Black
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:46 PM   #67 (permalink)
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Send me one too and I will review it as well....

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Old 01-23-2008, 04:49 PM   #68 (permalink)
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for the 500 it should be Black
But they match the pretty blue servo arms.
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Old 01-25-2008, 09:26 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Is there an ETA on the CNC tails?

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Old 01-25-2008, 10:12 PM   #70 (permalink)
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But they match the pretty blue servo arms.
My JR DS3421 servo arms are White
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Old 01-26-2008, 10:07 AM   #71 (permalink)
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Canomod already has one canopy for the 500 showing on thier website. Looks pretty good and the price is not too steep at $69.99. Personally, I want the metal tail and mixing arms before any canopy bling.

http://www.canomod.com/shopping/prod...roducts_id=609

I ordered that CanoMod fuse, on the 18th, when they had greater than 5 pieces in stock.
The order status has been "in process" ever since!
I was kinda suspect at the time as to how they got blank 500 fuselages to paint already.
Especially since no one seems to be able to get painted stock 500 fuselages.

I hate when people advertise false inventory on hand!
Yes, I'm calling them out as liars!
If they couldn't ship it out within 1-2 business days, then they obviously didn't have the parts in stock!
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Old 01-26-2008, 10:51 AM   #72 (permalink)
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I have always felt HeliDirect has good prices but has allways Lacked on service ... just like most big E-Bay sellers
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Old 01-26-2008, 11:11 AM   #73 (permalink)
 

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I have always felt HeliDirect has good prices but has allways Lacked on service ... just like most big E-Bay sellers
That is definitely not the common view here on HF.

Try to search posts regarding HeliDirect, and you will see that people are very pleased with HeliDirect - myself included.

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Old 01-26-2008, 12:38 PM   #74 (permalink)
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Yes,

Helidirect has a nice support. They ship really fast.

Shits happens anyway.

All my order where successfull with them.

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Old 01-26-2008, 12:49 PM   #75 (permalink)
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I have always felt HeliDirect has good prices but has allways Lacked on service ... just like most big E-Bay sellers
I've not had problems with HeliDirect. The canopy order is from CanoMod.


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Old 01-26-2008, 02:17 PM   #76 (permalink)
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maybe just me I ordered 2 times there and both orders messed up .... 1 was got night blades for 450 and no charger or plugs ... got charger still no plugs .. ordered plugs from Helipros i gave up
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:06 PM   #77 (permalink)
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I've had good experiences with HeliDirect. Good prices and fast delivery. Always received order confirmation and shipping info with all orders.

I bought a Dragonus II Pro kit from them and the bottom frame pieces did not match up. Although it wasn't immediate, I did get a call back from Larry who tried to make things right.
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Old 01-28-2008, 02:18 AM   #78 (permalink)
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Don't waste your money on this, it does not fit the T-rex. A dremel wont fix this you, would need a grinder. The gromet holes are an inch short of where they need to be, the ball link will jam. Not a good purchase unless they sent me the wrong part all together.

Damn, I just ordered that and its already on its way. I hope they sent me the right one. I would be very pissed if they sent me the wrong one.
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Old 01-28-2008, 03:12 AM   #79 (permalink)
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Hi,

Just went for doing mine

a tryout, i'm unmodeling today



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Old 01-28-2008, 07:49 AM   #80 (permalink)
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You said tried, does that mean you were still not happy with the purchase?
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