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Old Feb 02, 2010, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Kai_Shiden View Post
Hehe, I think my cutoff is going to be about 8oz 3D foamies (that is until I get the rest of my 6oz 3D foamies built to replace the "overweight" ones ).

My biggest heli is a 3.5lb "500" class, that one has scared the living daylights out of me when it has locked out (and this with an AR7000 being powered by a 5A BEC). When the tips of the blades approach 300mph and are made of CF it gets scary very quick when it's not responding to controls.

I've grounded it since last summer for a variety of reasons, one of them the Spektrum issues I've had, the other when I caught the ESC on fire in midair . So much for trying to only run just barely big enough ESC needed to keep it as light as possible, then I upgraded to a higher C pack setup without re-sizing to a larger ESC "Poof" (same capacity and cell count, but I really should have realized that there would be more W available).


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