Originally Posted by ca_fingers
lee, havy you run the 880 kv in a 5" fan or is it too much load? started a mirage 2000 c today from plan and it calls for a ramtec fan . i want to make the ducts soon, im thinking of making the plugs out of balsa covered with monokote . am i nuts or will it work?
If the plans were for an IC Ramtech I think the 4.5" fan would be plenty. I'm sure that a stock Haoye rotor would be way too much for the 880kv. And the Turbax rotor is too small for the 5" shroud. Go 4.5".
Balsa/monokote plugs will work fine for making intakes.