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Old 08-04-2016, 09:00 AM   #1
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Hi everyone!

Im looking for gaui x3 and i need all pieces and i request your suggestions for a nice combo kit to complete it . Also a good transmitter 6 channels with a good charger and lipos. My budget is 1500$. thx
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Old 08-04-2016, 09:59 AM   #2
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For the buget you have, being frugal is important.
You can save some money by getting a good used transmitter.
Definitely shop around here on RCC for used transmitters. Dont be buying old stuff though.
A good recent model of Spektrum, Futaba or Hitec radio is what I would be looking for.
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do you have any idea how to fly a helicoptor... you are jumping into the deep end of the pool.. you should also invest in a SIM.... maybe a smaller heli first as well. my 2cents
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Used transmitters are a bit of a gamble sometimes. If you can verify that it's never been dropped or abused, then it can be a good deal.

But I'd recommend getting new, and just jumping right into the Taranis. It's a fully programmable transmitter, for a great price - unbeatable value. Some may have preferences for older brands, and will even claim that the 'feel' of the sticks or switches are worth a premium price. If you aren't already brainwashed, then don't believe it!

I switched from decent quality JR stuff to Taranis, and the VAST difference in programmability (Taranis is superior) and VAST difference in price (Taranis is less expensive) is totally worth it. The money you save here, for a full function transmitter, will allow leave more of your budget for the other bits.

You can get *great* value in used helis, especially big stable trainers that others have grown out of, if that's where you're at.

To each their own.

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I have for sale everything you need to get into the hobby from transmitter to 2 ready to fly helicopters charging system and a bunch of spare parts.

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1500 is really just a deposit on the 5000.00 it will cost you a year minimum. RUN And Keep running this hobby sucks you in and drains you baby. But it's fun
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1500 is really just a deposit on the 5000.00 it will cost you a year minimum. RUN And Keep running this hobby sucks you in and drains you baby. But it's fun
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1500 is really just a deposit on the 5000.00 it will cost you a year minimum. RUN And Keep running this hobby sucks you in and drains you baby. But it's fun
A bit of an exaggeration but still funny.

It all depends on how you fly and how often you crash. If you buy good hardware and learn to fly properly, crashes (and long term cost) can be minimised
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welcome to the rc heli world and welcome to the forum
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