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Due to a change in life status,
I want to sell a few items from my modest collection of aeromodeling things I had as a youngster. All
are in new or like-new condition and are priced very fairly.
Prices are firm, so please do not ask for a reduction. Buyer pays all shipping & insurance costs.
Please send me an
e-mail with your zip code for obtaining a shipping
+ insurance price. Minimum
$20 purchase, please. PayPal is available if you want to use a credit card.
Blade 230 S V2 R/C Helicopter and Spektrum DX6 G3 R/C
My Blade 230 S V2 R/C Helicopter and Spektrum DX6 G3 R/C System are for sale
as a package deal at a bargain price.
This video shows the heli and radio in use on May 7th, just
prior to packing everything into the original boxes. I promise you it is in
excellent condition and ready to fly. The helicopter has never had a
crack-up and has always been flown with the training gear, both inside and
outside, so even the rotor blades are excellent.
I have put about 75 flights
on it using the two 800 mAh LiPos. The training gear is NOT included because
it would make the shipping package much larger and more expensive. The
canopy has a couple cracks at the attachment points, but CA glue and
reinforcements has taken care of it. The Blade 230 S firmware from E-flight
is loaded into the transmitter. The program has been customized a little for
blade pitch. I have only flown this Blade 230 S in Stability mode so I do
not know how it performs in other modes. There are plenty of videos
available of people putting it through the paces. In my opinion this is a
very nice helicopter and is suitable for use as a trainer when flown in the
I bought the setup mainly to prove to myself that I can still fly an R/C
heli after about a decade-long hiatus, but my primary interest is still
Blade 230 S V2 BNF Basic with SAFE ($229.99), two (2) 11.1 V 800
mAh 3S 30C LiPo batteries ($13.99 each = $27.98), Tail Rotors (set of 3,
never used, $5.99). Total New = $263.96.
This is the newest version
(G3) of the Spektrum DX6 transmitter ($259.99), and it comes with the
never-used AR6600T telemetry receiver ($69.99) and the SPMA9602 2,000 mAh
LiPo battery ($34.99). Note: This is NOT the cheaper DX6e Tx.
Total New =
Battery charger and training gear (4mm carbon fiber rods & whiffle
golf balls) are NOT included. If you do a pick-up in Erie, PA, I'll be glad
to do a demo flight.
Total Cost to Buy Everything New = $628.93 (per current Horizon
Estes 'Alpha' Rocket Kit
This a newer
Alpha rocket kit with the plastic fins and nose cone for faster assembly.
A few miscellaneous items are included as well. Only $8.
2 GByte RAM SIMMs for Notebook Computer
These two 2 GByte
RAM modules came out of my HP DV6T notebook computer when they were replaced with 4 GByte models.
They were both in excellent condition at the time, and were handled using ESD precautions, including
wearing a wrist strap. Only $5 for the pair (4 GBytes total).
Multi-Sander Contour Tool
This Great Planes 11" long
Contour Tool has three pre-shaped sanding surfaces built into it. Sandpaper is fit into the different
contours to give some of the most common
control surface shapes, this helps the builder keep the sanded surface
consistent along the entire length of the wing. Like new. Only $5.
MonoKote SmartCut Trim Tool
This MonoKote SmartCut
Trim Tool uses a pair of X-acto #11 blades for making clean, straight cuts in covering material. I have
used it with success on Mylar and even Silkspan covering. It is in excellent condition.