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06-25-2011, 11:43 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

JPEE,

On your 500 damages, I hear you when you said it almost cost as much in repairs as a new one. You know me, I'm the impulse buyer and I'd have to go with a new one. Then tear apart the...
06-24-2011, 05:54 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Hi Fellas,

Just checking in and give ya a quick report on the mCP X upgrades. If you remember, I ordered the CNC swashplate and the main blade grips. Installation of the swashplate went rather...
05-22-2011, 06:02 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Hi Fellers,

Just checking in if you will. Been pretty busy after my dads passing. We'll be moving his belongings from Portage IN, to Greenwood, IN, this Tuesday. About a 340 mile round trip, Liz...
05-08-2011, 07:02 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Hi Fellas,

I'll be away for awhile, I was informed today that my father has passed away.

He was 91 years old, born December 3, 1919. The attached picture was taken in Sept. of 2009.

...
05-05-2011, 07:55 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

JPEE.... you don't HAVE to read this post.:D:D[X(]


Hi Fellas,

Real quickly, it's running late and almost time for bed.:D

I love to experiment, and wasn't overly thrilled with flying...
05-05-2011, 06:15 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

JPEE / Dude,

Your sales talents have a lot to be desired, I'm not buying into it.:D:D:D Poooor Baby! Also, you should know by now to copy your posting before trying to send it. Another...
05-05-2011, 02:38 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mark,

Lol! UHDBP.... I may have to move out to the garage. Below is a link that Rob videoed, explaining vortex ring.

Thanks for the calculations on multiple battery charging. Haven't had...
05-05-2011, 12:59 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mark,

I posted on the other thread too. Anywho, no flips yet.:D Just been flying inside at night in the basement. Just other things keeping me busy.

Do you notice the vortex ring effect...
05-05-2011, 09:59 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

That's a bummer, no flights yet. Hope you get a chance today. Let us know your impressions of the heli.
05-04-2011, 01:29 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mine came with three spare links. I think the hot glue mod is well worth doing though, sure would save a lot of frustrations and easy to do.

Thanks for the link on that.
05-04-2011, 11:39 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

After awhile, the links on the swashplate have a tendency to loosen up / wear , and the heli will start to wobble. The grommets keep the links from moving.
Haven't heard anything about hot glue...
05-04-2011, 11:13 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

James,

They'll be spare grommets in a small plastic bag. Remove the canopy, then pop off the two front links off of the swash plate. They pop off easily.

Then take the whole grommet (don't...
05-04-2011, 10:27 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

James,

Go outside and bring it in, and have some fun. Don't get overly anxious. :D:D

Dave
05-04-2011, 10:21 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

James,

Glad your mCP X is on the way, as the others mentioned, you're gonna love it. Right after my first flight, I did the mod of putting the canopy gromment on the two front swashplate balls....
05-03-2011, 05:23 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Hi Guys,

I just finished flying two packs through the MCPX and my first impressions were WOW. Mine came with the "B" series grips and had an inspection sticker on the box from Horizon Hobby....
05-03-2011, 12:11 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mark,

I just received my MCPX today about 4PM. Man that was quick delivery from Horizon. I just ordered it Sunday night.

I won't be opening the box until later this evening, almost time for...
05-02-2011, 01:05 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Jreue,

Somehow, I got to the front of the line on shipping. :D:D I can live with that for sure.

Dave
05-02-2011, 12:05 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Just now, 4PM, I received a confirmation from Horizon that my MCPX has been shipped via UPS. Forgot to tell you guys, it was free shipping too. Gotta love that.

I'll keep ya all posted.
05-02-2011, 11:21 AM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Glenn,

I ordered the MCPX at 11:45 pm last night and got the typical e-mail confirmation back that they received the order and would be shipped in 1 to 2 business days.

Horizon Hobby is 134...
05-01-2011, 07:50 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Hi Fellas,

I only have you to thank or maybe blame. Lol!:D:D

I just ordered a MCPX about an hour ago from Horizon..

Glenn, I also ordered the RTF with in mind that if someday I decide...
04-24-2011, 12:32 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Glenn,

I vaquely remember you being into the RC cars, from early posts. Speaking of posts, when I logged in just now, I hit the wrong icon and came up with page 1 of this thread.
You had the...
04-23-2011, 05:24 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mark,

On loose blades, I've seen on a 450 size shake so violently on spool up, it acutally bent the main shaft.

I've had my RC car for about a year and enjoy the heck out of it, great for...
04-22-2011, 05:57 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mark,

Just a suggestion here, on your last video with the mCP X and T-550, I noticed that as you spooled up the 550 the blades folded back and the heli started to vibrate alittle, until...
04-22-2011, 02:08 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Mark,

I watched your recent video of inverted flying with the mCPX and 550, pretty awesome if I may say. You've sure come a long way in a short time. Congrats on that for sure.

Attached is...
04-21-2011, 06:43 PM
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Posted By choppersrule

RE: are these blades any good for cp pro?

Hey Mark,

I see ya got the mCPX, congrats on that. Watched your video too, cool flips for sure. Hope the new job and Florida is treating you and the family well.
Thought you might be...
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