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Old 03-04-2012, 02:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys, I want to know from the guys who have it already. Should I buy it? I fly a mcpx and a trex 250, what's the flying like? and 3D has it got enough power? and the quality, what's that like. I would like to know more about this heli, looks like a winner to me
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It flys like this.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_y2cRUeKGQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player[/ame]




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Old 03-04-2012, 02:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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that's James flying it, he's an awesome pilot, I want to see it fly in hands of someone that isn't a pro
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It's going to take sometime for videos to show up.. people only started receiving on Friday. Most people should be getting theirs this week.. I know mine is coming on Monday, I'll see if I have time to make a quick video.
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that's James flying it, he's an awesome pilot, I want to see it fly in hands of someone that isn't a pro
What does it matter? This is what it's capable of. I will get some vid up of mine next week.


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Old 03-04-2012, 03:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
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pro's can everything look good, just like they made awesome 3d video's of the stock mcpx, it almost can't handle a flip in stock form. pff..marketing
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pro's can everything look good, just like they made awesome 3d video's of the stock mcpx, it almost can't handle a flip in stock form. pff..marketing
Well you did ask what its capable of.. If you are a capable pilot then thats how well it can fly..

Showing a video of a relatively new pilot flying it will not show you what its capable of lol.

PS: I'm not sure about you, but my stock mcpx can flip every which way with ease.
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pro's can everything look good, just like they made awesome 3d video's of the stock mcpx, it almost can't handle a flip in stock form. pff..marketing
I just got done doing an exhibition with a stock MCPX, and i can do most everything with it in stock form. What are you talking about?? Yes I have a 2S and 4 1S running everything from Hp05 on up. But the stock MCPX is brilliant and work great in stock form. I guess you do have to have excellent collective management skills. What are you waiting for a heli that can fly it self. This stuff is not easy
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Here's a nine year old with a bone stock MCPX.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4D9UXkp_dU[/ame]
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:35 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Ummmm yea just a 9 year old

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Old 03-04-2012, 04:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Here's a nine year old with a bone stock MCPX.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4D9UXkp_dU
Got to love Justin...Kid is pretty amazing!

I still like the video of him flying the X5 in NY with his shorts on.....

This one: [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XnwrCC0YEQ&feature=related[/ame]

He was only 8 when he did that....
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He's not nine he's actually twenty eight he's just short for his age
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I would go as far as to say if you can't fly a stock mcpx, funnels, hurricanes, inverted ect. With exception of tail slides and tic tocs (tail blow out) unavoidable for me, then you could not do it on any other Heli. A 3D capable Heli will not help you fly any better.


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I would go as far as to say if you can't fly a stock mcpx, funnels, hurricanes, inverted ect. With exception of tail slides and tic tocs (tail blow out) unavoidable for me, then you could not do it on any other Heli. A 3D capable Heli will not help you fly any better.


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+1 on this...

I haven't found a heli yet that could make me fly any better then what I knew the day before.....
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The only difference between an Mcpx and the 450 3d or X is the sound of the crash... A tink versus a thud...at least the neighbors don't hear the Mcpx...my brother heard one of my early days bigger heli crashes 1/4 mile away.


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The only difference between an Mcpx and the 450 3d or X is the sound of the crash... A tink versus a thud...at least the neighbors don't hear the Mcpx...my brother heard one of my early days bigger heli crashes 1/4 mile away.


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Yeah, not so much. The 450 3D is a lot more fun to fly in my opinion since it has A LOT more power and you never have to worry about the tail going out.
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I would go as far as to say if you can't fly a stock mcpx, funnels, hurricanes, inverted ect. With exception of tail slides and tic tocs (tail blow out) unavoidable for me, then you could not do it on any other Heli. A 3D capable Heli will not help you fly any better.


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This is a bald faced lie.
When you learn to fly you'll understand. Keep practicing it will come.


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Sword fight much fellas...
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