Hughes 500e fuselage advise

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Hughes 500e fuselage advise

Unread postby Fish1 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:02 am

Hi all. I'm thinking of getting a Hughes 500E fuselage for my 50 nitro heli.Is it any good to use I read a thread on the internet that the fuselage flex a lot and cause a major vibration. Please help!!!
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Re: Hughes 500e fuselage advise

Unread postby Theuns v V » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:09 am

I have heard that the nitros are to much for the 500 fuse to habdle. I wonder if the long skids might amplify the slightest viration and that is what shakes the fuse to much.
I donth think making the fuse thicker to handle it will work the best as it will add loads of weight, maybe look at changing or bracing the skids to make them stiffer somehow.

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Re: Hughes 500e fuselage advise

Unread postby AllanHiggs » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:18 am

Hi. Ive got a Huges500 fuselage. Tail stabilizer way to flimsy for nitro.
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Re: Hughes 500e fuselage advise

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:30 am

Fish1 wrote:Hi all. I'm thinking of getting a Hughes 500E fuselage for my 50 nitro heli.Is it any good to use I read a thread on the internet that the fuselage flex a lot and cause a major vibration. Please help!!!


Agreeing with both posts above... I have built and flown many scale helis and I have not had a nitro that did not give me hassles. Nitro and scale are a fickle beast. With so many good electric helis for sale out there, you can build and enjoy your 500E for years. Yes, you will have to brace the T-tail a bit, but that is a given...
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