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Old 12-18-2012, 08:11 AM   #1
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Question Dumb question - DFC/EFL/Pro means?

Looking at Trex helis and seeing DFC a lot... some say Pro ... some EFL....

Does that usually denote certain quality levels, or 3D vs precision, or FB vs FBL (Though I don't think so).

Or is DFC = Don't F@%#ing Crash?

Explanation?
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:18 AM   #2
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DFC and EFL are flybarless. The E PRO is flybar. I posted a link below from another thread to shed some more light on this.

http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=449408
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:32 AM   #3
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Thank u

btw, saw ur hover video, doing great man! better than I was @ 2 month... I think ur ahead of me and i'm a couple years in ROFL
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:43 AM   #4
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Well if money is an issue as with me. I personally went with the trex 500e. It's about $430 and it comes in a super combo. I just finished putting it together and I love it. There are a few plastic parts like mixing arms and blade grips. But the quality of the plastic is amazing. Very beefy. The 500e is a FB Heli but still a very capable sport or 3d machine. And it will be easy to convert to FL cheaply If you want later on. I feel a great kit for the money. Click image for larger version

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If you like this but wish everything was metal than go withe the ESP kit. It's the same Heli but no plastic. And if you really want the best FB version than go with the 500e pro. It has the best head it's all metal. And I like that the tail servo is positioned inside the frame instead of on the boom. And if you go with the pro align sells a FB head assembly that reuses the pro blade grips and only cost $50. Great deal. I've found the pro for $600


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Old 12-19-2012, 03:12 PM   #5
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Or is DFC = Don't F@%#ing Crash?
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:59 AM   #6
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Thank u

btw, saw ur hover video, doing great man! better than I was @ 2 month... I think ur ahead of me and i'm a couple years in ROFL
Thanks man. I've had some good crashes since then.
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Thanks man. I've had some good crashes since then.
Just picked up a Trex 500... its only time...
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Just picked up a Trex 500... its only time...
Right on! You'll have fun and next thing you know you'll be getting a 600! Awaiting on mine!
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