Originally Posted by tgreening
Ok, so this is the hardware I'm looking at, but I'm pretty much flying blind here, and basing my guesses off of what others have chosen in this thread. Finding and picking motors has got to be the single biggest headache so far. Drives me nuts trying to figure that out. Obviously this is all from hobby king, but I'm open to suggestions as to where to purchase, as well as WHAT to purchase.
I put a few different batteries up. One of them I believe will fit between the frame plates, the others I'm not so sure but guessing not.
My goal at this point is geared more towards max flight time rather than sporty performance. Pointers in that regard are more than welcome.
5x3.0 or 5x4.5 3-blade props?
Turnigy 1600mAh 3S 20C Lipo Pack
Turnigy 1300mAh 3S 20C Lipo Pack
Turnigy 1500mAh 3S 25C Lipo Pack
Turnigy 1000mAh 3S 20C Lipo Pack
Those were the motors I wish I had got. You might need to dremel a little more space around the motor hole.
Your ESCs will fit in the arms nice and snug
You would want to use 6" props.
and 1500-1600 with a min of 25c