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need advice on heli s107
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natillya
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December 19, 2011 - 10:54 am

Hello I bought my husband a s107 last year and I believe it is real, but It doesnt charge very well and doesnt last along time flying.  I was wondering if their was an upgrade or a newer version I could get him for xmas!?!  Please post if you have an ideas on what I can do to make it better for him.  Thanks!

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Wingnut79
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December 19, 2011 - 11:16 am

Well first off, if it's flying for about 4 to 6 minutes, that's about all you can expect from each charge unless you upgrade the battery. 

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natillya
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December 19, 2011 - 11:28 am

natillya said:

okay is there another one that stays charged longer.  ?? or what kind of battery do I upgrade it to?

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Wingnut79
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December 19, 2011 - 11:54 am

 When it comes to the micro- helis such as the Syma S107, well.... The S107 is about the best there is in durability, performance, and battery life. You can look in the "battery mod" post to see if upgrading the battery is something you want to do, otherwise, to get a heli that flies longer on a charge right not of the package you're going to have to get something bigger and quite a bit pricier. The quick fix would basically be to pick up one or two more S107's. That way he would have one charging while using the other, and even have two going at once if he's got a friend over. 

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natillya
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December 19, 2011 - 12:34 pm

okay that sounds good.   It seems like a lot of people have more than one anyway.  Ill try that.  Thanks again for responding!!

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natillya
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December 19, 2011 - 12:36 pm

Is there a good website to get another one?? Its been awhile.  I know I look for the signs thats its a fake but is their anything that I should look for??

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Wingnut79
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December 19, 2011 - 12:52 pm

Well there's a lot of options.... The mod for this site sells them and the ones he sells are genuine... Gotta promote that...

 

 If you go through amazon.com look for the seller RC Toys Village-- that's where I got mine and it's genuine. Avoid Ebay if you can.

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natillya
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December 19, 2011 - 1:30 pm

thanks for the help!!!

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Supernova
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December 20, 2011 - 5:05 am
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I have an Airport now Laugh well 4, but they last in rotation fly charge pick up another, fly charge pick up another and on and on, love it. Sure beats hoovering, rather be hovering WinkLaugh.

It says, say something here --- so I have

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Wingnut79
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December 20, 2011 - 10:18 am

Working on the airport myself, hopefully... seems like I'm going to end up with quite the boneyard as well. 

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