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Old Aug 29, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Andy2No View Post
Thanks, Graham. I was thinking the 350 was balanced correctly with an 1800 3s and the stock motor, so any more weight would make it nose heavy.

The 400 is cheaper, from HobbyKing, but from what I've read, it sounds like quite a bit needs replacing, like the pushrods, and a nose leg that doesn't keep breaking would be better than trying to improve on one that does, I suppose.

I have plenty of motors, and probably have a spare ESC, so upgrading the 350 should be easier.
Yes you have a good understanding of the 400. My 350 has 15 grams of lead on the tail. I fly it with 1800 mAh and with my tearing up the sky I get eight minutes with 3.7 volts left in the pack on landing. I like a good buffer on the electrons just in case I have a couple of shocking approaches on final.
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