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Old 04-30-2012, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Where can I find it in stock in the US? I've been looking for a while now, any help is appreciated, thanks.
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It is quite easy to do it your self..

You can trim the boom and trim the tt shaft and drill a new hole for the screw.
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It is quite easy to do it your self..

You can trim the boom and trim the tt shaft and drill a new hole for the screw.
How much am I cutting off of the boom and tt? I figured it wasn't that hard but I was trying to avoid doing it myself because I just don't trust myself with it.
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Depending on your flying you can just fly the stock boom with 6s/550mm blades. I did and it was fine. Now if you are into hard 3D and lots of piro moves you will want to shorten the boom.
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I am into hard 3d and piro moves and I keep it at stock length still with 6s and have no issues I can perceive..
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just look at the fusion 50 boom length and the outrage 550 boom length (on heli direct specs) and the difference is what you cut off.. I have never done it as I fly with the longer boom fine.
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OK, thanks fellas. I'll give it a shot. I can always buy another one if I mess it up.
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How much am I cutting off of the boom and tt? I figured it wasn't that hard but I was trying to avoid doing it myself because I just don't trust myself with it.
I cut 85mm out of my torque tube and boom.
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:55 AM   #9 (permalink)
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If you do not mind the color - this one is actually in stock. I tried it out and also the standard tail boom length worked too with 550 mm blades the shorter tail seems more locked in to me.


http://helidirect.com/sa00091a-outra...it-p-25673.hdx
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