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Best Bang for about 700 bucks

Old 09-09-2008, 09:29 PM
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Default Best Bang for about 700 bucks

I was just wondering what some would concider the best over all package for about 700 dollars. That would include a cp heli at least 450 or larger radio and all electronics needed.
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

You're going to get a lot of responses here but I'll start it off with either the TT Mini Titan w/ DX7 or the Trex 450SA w/ DX7. If you could stretch it a bit further I'd say Hurricane 550 w/ DX7 (not the micro set w/ 285 servos but the 821 servos).

The Hurricane kit is $320 w/ motor and esc, add a GY401 for $140 and DX7 for $350, too bad it's $100 over what you're looking for.
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Ok , ok, lets say best bang for 800 but not a penny more, Im saving my coins for jan of next year.
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

In a large electric RTF I would recommend this one:

http://www.centuryheli.com/products/...?currentid=220
Old 09-10-2008, 03:52 AM
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

In a large electric RTF I would recommend this one:

http://www.centuryheli.com/products/...?currentid=220
Very tempting other than that Im not too sure about that radio, Im hoping to get either an RTF or simply a package deal put together by a good hobby shop that has a radio I will use now and in the future. The size and price are spot on though

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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

The Century is nice for the price but doesn't compete with the hurricane w/ gy401 gyro, and spektrum dx7.

If I had $500 it would be Blade 400, if I had $600 then the Century and $800 then the hurricane. I don't normally like RTF kits due to the generally low grade servos and gyro used in them.
Old 09-10-2008, 03:54 PM
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

If you want a decent RTF heli that has been set up for you, check out the classifieds. Search for the T-rex 450 se v2, big price range there.
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

i built a 450 size heli this summer, every bit (almost) as good a 'rex.....

a Flasher 450, with 3 Turborix MG digital servo's on the cyclic, a Scorpion 2221-8 motor, a Turnigy 40A esc and external bec, Logictech 2100T gyro/3100 servo combo, and Ar 6100 reciever.... i believe the price built was around 580.00. i had my Dx6i already. its a dang fine 450 class bird. ;-)
Old 09-11-2008, 04:20 AM
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

How does a package like this sound in terms of value:

http://www.rc-expert.com/product-package.php?pid=441

Also if anyone has anything good/bad to say about any of the links I post please do tell, besides tower and amain Ive not used any other online vendors.
Old 09-11-2008, 04:24 AM
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Heres one more package deal I found:

http://axonhobby.net/product-package.php?pid=660

seems better than the one above but again Im clueless about the vendors.
Old 09-11-2008, 04:33 PM
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Default RE: Best Bang for about 700 bucks

You really don't need the carbon fiber yet. But I do suggest the frame stiffener if you get the stock plastic one. The deal is ok, not great but it does get you in the air with 4 batteries, the heli, radio and charger.

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