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Old 01-24-2019, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Blade 500 - landing gear in stock? Or alternative that fits?

Anyone know where I might find a couple of sets of landing gear?

Iíve stocked up on most of what I should need to keep me flying for a couple more years, but canít find skids anywhere.

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Old 02-04-2019, 11:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Anyone?

Or has anyone found alternative that fits?

Thanks
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Old 02-20-2019, 09:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Have align 500x dominator skids on mine,gives the heli a nice raked look.
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Old 02-21-2019, 10:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Have align 500x dominator skids on mine,gives the heli a nice raked look.
How do they fit? Any mod necessary (other than I assume drilling new holes ?)
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Old 07-01-2019, 11:43 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Which model landing gear would work for Blade 500x replacement? I can't find a stock landing gear online. I just bought a used 500x Blade on eBay. It looks pristine except for a broken landing skid and minor wear on the blade tips.

I didn't realize it would be so hard to find parts for this model.
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Old 07-06-2019, 03:15 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Any TREX 500 skids will work. Horizon Hobby stopped selling the Blade 500X, itís discontinued so itís going to get harder and harder to find parts. Do searches for Blade 500X and Blade 500 3D for most parts. I recommend buying some carbon fiber sheets and tracing the CF parts and cutting out spare frames with a dremmel or hobby grade precision micro band saw something I too need to do.
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Old 08-04-2019, 09:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Default 500x landing gear / cyclic servos / carbon fiber sheets

Thanks for that suggestion with the carbon fiber sheets; that didn't occur to me as possible option. I saw a previous post that said 500x dominator landing gear works on this model so i'll try that

One other post said this model has unique cyclic servos that only Spektrum made, so it can be hard to replace those. Anybody heard this?
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Old 08-25-2019, 12:47 PM   #8 (permalink)
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There are plenty of parts for these helicopters. I got my first 500 last year because someone said they couldn't find parts. I found the parts In a few searches. Ebay has parts but not the only ones. This was posted up a while back but it's still the same.

https://www.ebay.com/c/1903930667
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:59 AM   #9 (permalink)
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There are plenty of parts for these helicopters. I got my first 500 last year because someone said they couldn't find parts. I found the parts In a few searches. Ebay has parts but not the only ones. This was posted up a while back but it's still the same.

https://www.ebay.com/c/1903930667
Curious...

Why would You link to the landing gear for the 450X?

No...it is not the same
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Old 09-10-2019, 08:05 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Default 500x flying like a boss

I swear I've gotten more airtime with this model than any of my others just because it's big and slow and easy to see. Continuing to learn how to fly these things takes a lot of time and effort but so fun! I get nearly 10 minutes out of 4000mAh batteries flying down to 3.5v.

Blade 500x final flight (10 min 2 sec)
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