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Old 07-24-2008, 08:22 PM
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Talking Blade Micro CX Coaxial Ultra Micro Heli

This new micro heli from E-flite is due out this fall. Like the new Parkzone Vapor there will also be a Bind-N-Fly model for about $100.

This little guy is about the same size as the Walkera 5G6 but with the E-flite BNF I can use my DX7 and not have another transmitter sitting around.

http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/De...rodID=EFLH2200

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...rodID=EFLH2280

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Old 07-24-2008, 08:26 PM
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I'm a guy, but how freaking cute is that. I think I'm going to sell my Walker 4#3
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by constantCrash View Post
I'm a guy, but how freaking cute is that. I think I'm going to sell my Walker 4#3



haha, it is! i totally have a BNF version on order from my lhs allready!
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Old 07-24-2008, 08:42 PM
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That is so awesome!!!!
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Old 07-25-2008, 05:52 PM
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Talking Glow In The Dark

There will be Glow In The Dark optional accessories for this bird.

I've asked Horizon if there will be a Glow In The Dark version.

Looks like it was photographed with a black-lite, but it's still COOL!

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Old 08-09-2008, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by caltrop View Post
There will be Glow In The Dark optional accessories for this bird.

I've asked Horizon if there will be a Glow In The Dark version.

Looks like it was photographed with a black-lite, but it's still COOL!

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Nope, no pre-assembled glow-in-the-dark version, just the accessories for now. This photo was shot using only the glow from the parts. There was no black light involved, just a long exposure setting to get enough photons into the camera.

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Old 08-27-2008, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by David Eichstedt View Post
Nope, no pre-assembled glow-in-the-dark version, just the accessories for now. This photo was shot using only the glow from the parts. There was no black light involved, just a long exposure setting to get enough photons into the camera.

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Hello David, glad to see you posting here at Wattflyer! I've read many of your posts elsewhere and appreciate you coming here to share your knowledge.
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Old 07-25-2008, 07:23 PM
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Wow, that looks really cool! Love the glow in the dark stuff too.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:19 AM
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I finally got a 4#3 and 5G6 not too long ago, and now I am going to have to get this as well, lol. I need some parts already for the walkera birds, so perhaps I will just wait it out and get this instead.
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Old 08-19-2008, 03:07 PM
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I'm going to have to get one of these.
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Old 08-20-2008, 01:43 AM
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No way I'm going to be able to resist this, especially with a BNF option.
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Old 08-21-2008, 08:54 PM
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I'll be ordering two- one BNF for home use and one complete package for use in the office. Total world domination is only months away.
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:17 AM
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Finally - another bird will able to fly. I have two BCX2's - love them both! But I have a hell of a time with my Blade 400. Nothing but crash...crash...crashhhh..$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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Old 01-07-2009, 10:59 PM
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Hi Lazlo:
That little bird shure does flie nice Eh. I also have a Blade 400 and am flying it pretty good after six months. It really helps if you put in a 401 gyro and makes it a lot easier and then if you are crashing and often have to change the servo gears that is a nuissance so I upgraded to Hitec 65 mg that is with metal gears and they are only 65,00 each at Big Boys in Missassauga. Check out my website at -
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Finally - another bird will able to fly. I have two BCX2's - love them both! But I have a hell of a time with my Blade 400. Nothing but crash...crash...crashhhh..$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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Old 01-09-2009, 12:17 AM
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That mCX is excellent indoors on rainy days. Tried it outside once, hit the side of the house. Enough of that. I also have a cx2, also very good. I'm still debating between the Blade 400 and T-Rex for my next heli. The Blade is cheaper, even after upgrades, I think. But the general opinion is that the T-Rex flies better, so it may be better to buy that and skip the Blade 400.
Maybe if I find a sack of cash............
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:51 AM
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Default Blade or Trex 450

OK, I bought my son's Blade 400 and he bought a Trex 450 as a better heli for him. After I did the proper upgrades I had only one hundred dollars less that I could have had the Trex for so I wish that I had bought the Trex to start with because it has all of the metal parts and also it it much easier to work on as the body sides are fiberglass or carbon fibre and the Blade body is plastic and so it has to be thicker making the space between the sides narrower mainking it harder to work on and locate the ESC and receiver. In my opinion the Trex is a much better buy in the end. I call my Blade 400 a B-Rex because it has most of the upgrades. I think that it flies just as well but can't be quite as snappy because the head can't move quite as far for more colletive motion so the Blade can have 10 degrees pitch and the Trex can have 12 degrees pitch on the blades.
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:56 AM
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Hi Kevin.
How do I get a photo like you have and how do I get my signature to show in all my posts?

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Old 01-09-2009, 05:37 AM
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Originally Posted by halzzh View Post
That mCX is excellent indoors on rainy days. Tried it outside once, hit the side of the house. Enough of that. I also have a cx2, also very good. I'm still debating between the Blade 400 and T-Rex for my next heli. The Blade is cheaper, even after upgrades, I think. But the general opinion is that the T-Rex flies better, so it may be better to buy that and skip the Blade 400.
Maybe if I find a sack of cash............
After flying both I would suggest the TREX. If you can find a 450SE (pre-version 2), I think that was an awesome price for what you got. I don't see the V2 being worth the upgrades, but it is still a great value. The first version was just soooo low priced I got spoiled.
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Old 09-25-2008, 03:07 PM
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The mCX is shipping to dealers today!

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Old 09-25-2008, 03:16 PM
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at last! I can't wait to pick mine up!!!
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Old 09-30-2008, 02:03 AM
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I got one!
The Bind-N-Fly version.
Using the Eflithe LP5DSM transmitter for my CX-2..
Had to reverse the pitch, roll and yaw DIP switches.
The thing is a honey!
Totally practical for flying indoors!
note its DSM2, so the DX-6 transmitter won't work with it, but the DX-61 will.
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Old 09-30-2008, 03:24 AM
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I think I will Call Hodges Hobbies tomorrow and have them sit me one to the side... They look like fun..
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Old 09-30-2008, 04:15 PM
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With the CX2 TX you said you had to reverse Pitch Roll and yaw.
What are the numbers for the 3 switches.
I was wondering if you can bind it to the CX2 tx and the DX6i or would it lose the bind going from one to the other.
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Old 09-30-2008, 04:20 PM
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Sparkey Paul
With the CX2 TX you said you had to reverse Pitch Roll and yaw.
What are the numbers for the 3 switches.
I was wondering if you can bind it to the CX2 tx and the DX6i or would it lose the bind going from one to the other.
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I asked this on another forum and the consensus was you have to rebind when you want to use different transmitters. I'll find out for sure once I have mine. I'm buying an RTF model so I can bring the el-cheapo Tx when I want to bring just the mCX with me and also use my DX6i when I'm going to bring multiple models somewhere.

If nothing else, the binding process will be quite simple since the Rx will automatically enter binding mode a few seconds after powerup if it doesn't detect the Tx it is currently bound to.
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Old 09-30-2008, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by carhop View Post
Sparkey Paul
With the CX2 TX you said you had to reverse Pitch Roll and yaw.
What are the numbers for the 3 switches.
I was wondering if you can bind it to the CX2 tx and the DX6i or would it lose the bind going from one to the other.
Carl
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Carl, I have 6 and 7 down, 8 up. (page 19 in the CX-2 manual)
I was surprised to find I could fly it without doing this!
It just takes a LOT of concentration, and be ready to pull the power off when it got out of orientation.
The CX-2 is still bound to the LP5DSM transmitter.
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