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Old 08-01-2015, 07:18 AM
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Does quality make a big difference and what about weight? Should the blades be light and who makes reasonable quality blades without being extreme in price? I plan on getting good servos and making this a good heli so I think blades may be an important factor. Once I get the fuse on I want a helicopter that will only fail due to pilot error or lack of maintenance..
Old 08-02-2015, 09:30 PM
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Quality does matter, they must be balanced, but there are some inexpensive brands around. Mavrikk makes less expensive CF blades that are decent quality IMO, I have numerous sets and have no issues with them. Others say they are no good, all I can say is good for them I guess.
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Your Blades are you 'wings' !!

everything else is there to control what they do; so yes, they're pretty important

Weight/ length; depends on your flying style, RPM,etc, etc, etc Welcome to Learnville nice!
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Not to mention the much higher safety factor of quality blades. A quality blade will never break in flight at the root, will never delaminate in flight, will never suffer from a stretching of the blade bolt holes (if not caught early enough it will cause the blade to depart from the head - not pretty) and the best quality blades also will also have a safety wire built in that wraps aroud the balde bolt hole at the root and that is integrated into the blade weights at the tip so that a minimum amount of pieces will separate and go flying outward in a crash.

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