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Old 08-25-2008, 09:26 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Why will the windshield be oval? Is it to just look like the 600? Personally I want to feel like I got a NEW 90. Not just a larger 600. I want something different, fresh, unique but very cool. I think I speak for most here, correct me if I am wrong. The new design on the canopy is a huge step forward, but so is the paintjob.

Regardless, thank you so much for adressing this problem and I hope you make tons of money selling thse canopies. Align has seriously understimated the importance of asthetics in this hobby which in my openion is a huge oversight.

Anyway, If you are putting in the effort, why not go for something a little more unique. I would like to see something that is not so rounded, but rather sleek and pointed, streamlined. I know that a number of us here have some artistic sence and would love to work with you guys on a design that works.

Would you be open to posting some possible design ideas for the paintjob? Get the comunity involved to deliver a stunning new canopy?

FYI i think the shape and the flow of the new canopy is brilliant.
Once we release this canopy, we will have several design of paint jobs. We can post so you can take a look before doing production. Also Canomod will have many designs. Sure you will like Canomod canopies. They have great design airbrush jobs.

Thanks for the courage. We will release a few more canopy styles that may fit other taste as well. So stay tunned.
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Old 08-25-2008, 09:45 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Thumbs up canomod cans

yep check canomods website they have them up and they look great
Ilike them all
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Old 08-25-2008, 11:09 PM   #43 (permalink)
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wait until you see these skins on the new designed canopy.
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Old 08-25-2008, 11:37 PM   #44 (permalink)
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Show us show us!!!!!!!!!! i cant wait..lol


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Awsome cant wait until you post the designs. is there an ETA when these will be available and are you taking re-orders?
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Old 08-27-2008, 05:24 AM   #46 (permalink)
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The new canopy for T-REX 500 will be released next week with a few designs.

https://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=90595

The T-REX 700 canopy will have prototype end of next week and will have a few designs by the second week of September.

Canomod will have these by the end of September.

There are so many people sending email to ask about these canopies. Quantity will be limited.

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Where is a good place to order from that stocks Canomod and accepts paypal? Seems like every site does not offer or stock Canomod Align canopies.
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Old 08-27-2008, 07:25 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Where is a good place to order from that stocks Canomod and accepts paypal? Seems like every site does not offer or stock Canomod Align canopies.
Trick question? How about HeliDirect.com, the folks that started this thread.
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I got my new 700 canopy today from HD and I can tell you that the quality is very good and the paint job looks great!

Amazing for $50 bucks!
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Old 08-27-2008, 08:22 PM   #50 (permalink)
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Where is a good place to order from that stocks Canomod and accepts paypal? Seems like every site does not offer or stock Canomod Align canopies.
you can buy directly from Canomod.com, or from deteeenterprise.com helihobby.com or ofcourse helidirect.com
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Old 08-27-2008, 11:21 PM   #51 (permalink)
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I want this paint job for the 700...BAD ASS!
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Old 08-28-2008, 05:15 AM   #52 (permalink)
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I will ask Canomod to make those asap for you
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I will ask Canomod to make those asap for you
while you are at it, I'd like the "Adoniss" for the 700N on the "new style" canopy!!
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I will ask Canomod to make those asap for you
That'd be awesome man...Thanks!
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while you are at it, I'd like the "Adoniss" for the 700N on the "new style" canopy!!
Adoniss for the T-REX 700 V2 canopy - OK.

FUSUNO canopies are very strong and flexible. Check out the video. It helps prevent cracks you see on normal canopies.

Fusuno Canopies (0 min 42 sec)
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Old 08-28-2008, 08:43 PM   #56 (permalink)
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Damn those are flexible. Im pretty sure my align canopy would have cracked pretty quick. I would like to see the "Blink Blue" for the 700 or something like it. I like the colors.

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Old 08-28-2008, 09:07 PM   #57 (permalink)
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Will these canopies be pre drilled for the canopy mounts? Love the flexibility vid but not a fan of that windshield paint though.
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:23 PM   #58 (permalink)
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They have dimples where the canopy mount hole is but it is not pre-drilled. If pre-drilling is a must, I will ask them to pre-drill.

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I'd like to see em pre-drilled. I'd hate to gash a nice new canopy!
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Old 08-29-2008, 07:39 PM   #60 (permalink)
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for me , the pre-drilling is not an issue. if they can do it for the same price that's fine but if it will add $ then i'll drill my own. Keep up the great work guy's love the bright colors....
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