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Old 05-30-2012, 12:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
 

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What are the parts needed for this?
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Old 06-04-2012, 12:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I beleive you need the kde head upgrade along with gaui blade grips feathering shaft and dampeners. I want to upgrade to this myself but will probably wait due to the expense of replacing something that is functioning okay so far and I need the money to convert my whiplash to an 800 running the kde motor on 14s.
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I beleive you need the kde head upgrade along with gaui blade grips feathering shaft and dampeners. I want to upgrade to this myself but will probably wait due to the expense of replacing something that is functioning okay so far and I need the money to convert my whiplash to an 800 running the kde motor on 14s.
So the mainshaft doesn't need to be changed out for the dfc one?
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I don't beleive so but am waiting for a reply back from KDE.
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I don't beleive so but am waiting for a reply back from KDE.
Cool, I'm not having any issues with the stock one either but i would like to know whats involved in the conversion
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Gotta love the KDE support. I sent an e-mail early this afternoon to KDE to ask about the head system and received an e-mail approximately an hour ago in response from the owner of KDE. The gaui mainshaft is good to use but I forgot to add the feathering shaft sleeve and the align main grips you need are part no. HN7116.
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After talking with Mitch, you do run the stock Gaui X7 shaft and then the ALIGN components for the full setup:

Dampers: H70096, TREX 700DFC Head Damper
Flybarless Grips: HN7116, TREX 700 Newly Main Rotor Holder
Feathering Shaft: HN7025, TREX 700 Feathering Shaft
Feathering Shaft Sleeves: HN7111, TREX 700 Feathering Shaft Sleeve

Everything else is included in the kit and you're good to go.
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are you able to get those grips mentioned without "align" on them ? i surell wouldnt want and x7 with align written on any part
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are you able to get those grips mentioned without "align" on them ? i surell wouldnt want and x7 with align written on any part
Not that I'm aware of, but I have seen cases where customers with some polishing compound have taken quick work of the laser-etch engraving.
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