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Old Apr 08, 2010, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by kamoch View Post
Don, I maidened mine today also with your 5400/Wemo setup & used a Zippy 1000mah 25C 3S lipo. AUW is 420 grams with battery. First off, I had to move the fan unit up about 9cm to get it to balance where it was at with the stock setup. the fan sits about mid-wing so I had to filll in the gaps on both sides of the fan with scrap foam & hot melt glue, that was a nightmare in itself! It flew well for about 2-1/2 minutes, then my battery cut out on me & I had to ditch it about 200 yards away. I'm not about to give up yet, I'm going to order some 1300 30C lipos (3S), redo the thrust tube, do a nip & tuck & try again.

Congrats and glad to hear of some success with this plane Ramon. Keep us updated on your progress so we can steal your ideas.
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