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Old 05-09-2013, 08:59 PM   #1001 (permalink)
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:08 PM   #1002 (permalink)
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First 550 (HK550FBL). Really excited to start the build. I still need to order some batteries and Align parts. Waiting on the rest of my elec, a canopy and some other stuff to arrive
(I already have the servos, Rx pack and the ESC)

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Old 05-15-2013, 03:02 AM   #1003 (permalink)
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Old 05-15-2013, 11:56 PM   #1004 (permalink)
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Pretty gutted but here's what happend to my 550.

When new...


Now haha


Damage is worse than it looks...

Main frame
Motor mount
Canopy
Blades
Battery tray
My 6s 5000 lipo
Torque tube
Tail boom
Umbrella gears
Boom support
Main shaft
Feathering shaft
Main gear

$250
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:25 AM   #1005 (permalink)
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Pretty gutted but here's what happend to my 550.

Damage is worse than it looks...

Main frame
Motor mount
Canopy
Blades
Battery tray
My 6s 5000 lipo
Torque tube
Tail boom
Umbrella gears
Boom support
Main shaft
Feathering shaft
Main gear

$250
What did you dooooooooooooo!!! Sorry to see dude! Hope you get her fixed up and continue flying. Looks like one of my first BIG crashes, except i wrote the whole heli off.

BTW check your servos 100% before you fly again..
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:51 AM   #1006 (permalink)
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Servo came out of the beastx causing an uncontrollable roll that I couldn't save. Have checked servo gears and they are all fine


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Old 05-16-2013, 12:59 AM   #1007 (permalink)
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Servo came out of the beastx causing an uncontrollable roll that I couldn't save. Have checked servo gears and they are all fine


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well they are align servo's since you are taking the heli apart for a re-build, spend the 5 extra min and take each servo apart and check the gears.. BEEN here done this trust me !!
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:56 AM   #1008 (permalink)
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Always a shame to see a heli like that.. Did you have hot glue on the plugs?


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Old 05-16-2013, 04:19 PM   #1009 (permalink)
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Always a shame to see a heli like that.. Did you have hot glue on the plugs?


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No i didn't. I am defiantly going to do that when its up and running again.


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Old 05-17-2013, 12:07 AM   #1010 (permalink)
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Hot glue on the plugs? I've never heard of that. Interesting tho and now I'm curious.
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:13 AM   #1011 (permalink)
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Hot glue on the plugs? I've never heard of that. Interesting tho and now I'm curious.
you glue the top so the plugs don't come out..
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:50 PM   #1012 (permalink)
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I do this on all my helis. Never had an issue. I do one line across all the plugs. It holds them in place and it still peels off when it has to.


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Old 05-22-2013, 06:34 PM   #1013 (permalink)
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New canopy... At this point what's stopping me from calling this a hybrid 600? Since no one is making a variation of the new DFC canopy I decided to just order a 600 canopy.
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Does the 600 canopy require any modification to fit? Is this an old 600 canopy or the new 600 Pro canopy?
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:38 PM   #1014 (permalink)
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Does the 600 canopy require any modification to fit? Is this an old 600 canopy or the new 600 Pro canopy?
Yes you definitely need to modify the new 600 pro canopy...
*Drill new holes
*remove bottom lip with a dremel type tool
*Install bottom clip

If you're interested i can post pics of just the canopy this evening.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:17 PM   #1015 (permalink)
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Yes you definitely need to modify the new 600 pro canopy...
*Drill new holes
*remove bottom lip with a dremel type tool
*Install bottom clip

If you're interested i can post pics of just the canopy this evening.
I was thinking that was a standard 600 canopy but I'd still be interested to see. Is the size significantly larger than the 550 DFC canopy?
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:33 PM   #1016 (permalink)
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I was thinking that was a standard 600 canopy but I'd still be interested to see. Is the size significantly larger than the 550 DFC canopy?
It's an efl pro canopy... I used the word "new" as an identifier to your original question.
No it's not bigger ... It's actually the same shell as the 550dfc. Whenever you are shopping for canopies just look under 600 efl pro or 600 pro.
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:51 PM   #1017 (permalink)
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exactly what mine looks like only with SAB blades.
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:36 PM   #1019 (permalink)
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Finally! some good shots of my V1.
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:35 PM   #1020 (permalink)
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Trex 550V3, Beast X, KDE, 12T, Ice100 Gov, 550 boom, DFC, Edge 553/86, V1gears
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