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03-10-2009, 01:02 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

The reciever will not be a problem for current...

The reciever will not be a problem for current draw.
It's the servos you need to watch out for. With 3A BEC I'd say you are quite safe unless you are using some unusually large digital servos for...
03-09-2009, 04:38 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

PilotBRS With an 8x5 you are close or over 40A,...

PilotBRS
With an 8x5 you are close or over 40A, I think.
I draw 36A peak with a 8x4 on a 1450Kv motor...
03-03-2009, 08:58 AM
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Posted By LectricPlane

Hi PilotBRS Looking good there. I am tempted...

Hi PilotBRS

Looking good there. I am tempted to do invasion stripes too.

I had the same issue when I upgraded mine,. Accquired a wattmeter and found the battery was letting me down (C...
02-28-2009, 08:05 AM
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Posted By LectricPlane

PilotBRS You have spent a bit of cash on the...

PilotBRS

You have spent a bit of cash on the plane now and made it quite a bit faster. It would make sense to go to a beter radio, especially if you parkfly where anyone may pitch up and switch on...
02-19-2009, 11:09 AM
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Posted By LectricPlane

Removing the parkzone spitfire spinner

Reasonably easy to remove, just squeeze the back half to deform it to an oval shape, behind the split line, and the front will pop off. You might have to use your nail or a small flat driver to...
11-11-2008, 07:54 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

On something this size would they not add a bit...

On something this size would they not add a bit much weight and turn it into a flying tobogan?
:-)
10-22-2008, 06:52 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

Oh no, here we go again. :silly:

Oh no, here we go again. :silly:
10-17-2008, 07:33 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

The amp draw should go down a bit in the air as...

The amp draw should go down a bit in the air as the planes actual speed approaches the prop pitch speed,, more drag on plane or higher pitch prop= greater mismatch in speeds = less amp reduction...
10-15-2008, 09:07 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

I think you (DKA & DH)have a few points each...

I think you (DKA & DH)have a few points each there.

I was concerned about the area covered by the cowl/spinner on such a small prop.

Maybe I could find an efficiency curve for APC (or any...
10-13-2008, 10:47 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

& answering myself: Stock with lipo measures...

& answering myself:
Stock with lipo measures 5500RPM so with a 10x8 I get about 23oz (652g) thrust (by calc not measurement) ?
10-13-2008, 10:19 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

I played with the motor calc for a good few...

I played with the motor calc for a good few hours.

Decision making below:
-I usually fly alone so 5min is about the enjoyment level before I get bored and start wanting to do stupid things :-)...
10-13-2008, 05:51 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

I'll be testing the 1100 vs 1450Kv theory shortly...

I'll be testing the 1100 vs 1450Kv theory shortly for you all. Or the 1450 bit anyway.

Just ordered. The numbers do seem to look a bit more intresting for the 1450KV.
YOU CAN always use less...
07-28-2008, 11:38 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

No problem. Give a shout when you are ready. ...

No problem. Give a shout when you are ready.
I'll post when I get mine done. It will be a while though. Budget stuffed and time even worse at the mo. prob to the end of the year. I have to sneak in...
07-28-2008, 10:08 PM
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Posted By LectricPlane

Interesting

Joeted
Been looking at the same site for cheapish BL motors here in teh UK.
I was considdering http://www.brchobbies.com/?page=shop&action=additem&item=334 as a cheap combo deal. The 350w will...
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