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Old 02-13-2006, 09:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Charley,
Are you working on a G5 frame? If you are do we get any sneek peeks?
By the way I love how my G4 flies. It flys better than any of my other trexs
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Old 02-14-2006, 03:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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By the way I love how my G4 flies. It flys better than any of my other trexs

Sweet!! Can't wait to get mine!!!
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:44 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey Charley,
Are you working on a G5 frame? If you are do we get any sneek peeks?
By the way I love how my G4 flies. It flys better than any of my other trexs
LOL Right Now I don't think there will be a G5 but you never know
but I do know is I have been flying this around for some time now....
Heres a little story
Originally G4 was suppose to be all belt drive but later on I decided to make it use align gears for fear no one would want to invest in the all belt drive heli frame kit due to X $$$ amount.

A while back I posted an original G4 picture on RC Groups which I can't seem to find may have to take a new picture may do it any ways because there is an actual frame size difference between it and todays G4 and would like to show comparison well any way here is some photos of V2 All belt drive heli.
If I decide to make some kits. It will require you to put this on your existing G4 frame. Some cool features are heli drops in sound by about 40db+ You will notice when flying and the heli is just a short bit away it is very quite, to the point you don't here anything. BIG BONUS when you crash you don't waste main gears anymore belt either pops off or you chicken dance in addition it no longer has a driven tail so Baby autos can be achieved :thumbs-up2: Down side is you gain about 10 grams in weight due to extra bearings required.

Here is something that would be real cool is if we could conVince :wink: some blade MFG to make some prototype mainblades in the 340 to 350mm range as there is room to mount these bad boys
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Old 02-14-2006, 05:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Okay Charley i need that upgrade. Let me know as soon as you have them available because I want it!
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Old 02-15-2006, 05:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Ditto !!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-15-2006, 11:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Charley has been flying it for a while now and it is pretty sweet. It almost sounds like a wimp with low head speed it is so quiet.
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Old 02-16-2006, 12:11 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Hey Charley,
Are you working on a G5 frame? If you are do we get any sneek peeks?
By the way I love how my G4 flies. It flys better than any of my other trexs
LOL Right Now I don't think there will be a G5 but you never know
but I do know is I have been flying this around for some time now....
Heres a little story
Originally G4 was suppose to be all belt drive but later on I decided to make it use align gears for fear no one would want to invest in the all belt drive heli frame kit due to X $$$ amount.

A while back I posted an original G4 picture on RC Groups which I can't seem to find may have to take a new picture may do it any ways because there is an actual frame size difference between it and todays G4 and would like to show comparison well any way here is some photos of V2 All belt drive heli.
If I decide to make some kits. It will require you to put this on your existing G4 frame. Some cool features are heli drops in sound by about 40db+ You will notice when flying and the heli is just a short bit away it is very quite, to the point you don't here anything. BIG BONUS when you crash you don't waste main gears anymore belt either pops off or you chicken dance in addition it no longer has a driven tail so Baby autos can be achieved :thumbs-up2: Down side is you gain about 10 grams in weight due to extra bearings required.

Here is something that would be real cool is if we could conVince :wink: some blade MFG to make some prototype mainblades in the 340 to 350mm range as there is room to mount these bad boys
Charley what is the size difference in frames?
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Old 02-16-2006, 04:06 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Charley what is the size difference in frames?
Well in originall design the frame is about 10-15% larger in general size after messing with the cad I was able to bring the frame down to the size you have now the belt drive version is just a tad taller

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Old 02-16-2006, 08:47 PM   #9 (permalink)
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A larger G4 frame would be awsome. I want the larger frame with the belt drive. Now that would be the best Trex.
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I am not worthy !!


Actually.. That V2 belt drive looks great.

I just noticed that not only are you running the tail belt but also one off the MAIN GEAR to the motor pinion ! :idea: :glasses: :mrgreen:

Wow !!
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Old 02-21-2006, 02:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Now that is a must have upgrade for my g4 :twisted: Do you have a tentative date or time frame for its release? Keith
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:12 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Now that is a must have upgrade for my g4 :twisted: Do you have a tentative date or time frame for its release? Keith
As of yet no Still looking for other material options Soon though
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Old 02-22-2006, 12:53 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Keep us posted please. Looks great!

Can you give us a ballpark $ how much it will cost?

Belts/kit/Main gear ... Thanks
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I saw the belt drive machine in PC, and it is awesome!! Can't wait to get my hands on one!!!

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Old 02-22-2006, 08:03 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Ditto
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Old 02-22-2006, 09:42 PM   #16 (permalink)
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The suspense is killing me :twisted:
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Old 02-23-2006, 06:36 PM   #17 (permalink)
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OK Charley, quit holding out on the G5 or G4V2BD (for belt drive). There are a lot of willing beta testers with itchy PayPal fingers just waiting to do their thing.

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Old 02-24-2006, 12:57 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Beta tester available ! :mrgreen:

Paypal trigger finger ready ! :glasses:

Do I need permission from my woman ? ...hell no !
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Old 02-24-2006, 10:49 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Patience Young grasshoppers :wink:
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Old 02-24-2006, 08:20 PM   #20 (permalink)
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But I have already taken the coin from your hand master. . :mrgreen:
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