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Old Jul 31, 2014, 11:37 AM
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Is there a decent EDF fan someone can recommend that flies well (not anemic) on 6S, but will accept 8S for ballistic speeds?

Maybe a HK unit to save on my costs??

I dont mind using the stock fan also, unless there is a good reason not to. In this case I hope for a motor recommendation.
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Old Jul 31, 2014, 05:13 PM
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I wouldn't go that route unless you have $$$$ lipos that can handle the amp jump from 6s onto 8s.

So many others not too in this jet - lack of space for lipos, dealing with higher wing load, lower flight times, extra cost for 8s capable ESC.
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Old Aug 01, 2014, 12:04 AM
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actually I have 4s lipos which should easily handle the current draw for an 8s series configuration. I don't own any 6s packs, and my 3s packs probably won't cut the amp draw.

I was thinking of this fan:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s..._Unit_6s_.html

anyone know if it will fit?
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Old Aug 01, 2014, 12:37 AM
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Get the 8s version if you want to run 8s.
Any fan that is designed to handle 8s will be eniemic on 6s. If a fan is optimized for 6s, it will not last running 8s.
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Old Aug 18, 2014, 12:20 PM
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Hows about using this motor with the stock fan unit?
https://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...dproduct=39831

I have 2x 4000ma 4s 45-90C nano tech packs to use
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Old Oct 30, 2014, 11:51 PM
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My mig-15 with servoless retract, Mercury 90mm EDF 7s 4000 Mah 65c.

HK Mig 15 with 90mm Mercury 6s (3 min 0 sec)
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Old Oct 31, 2014, 03:48 PM
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Nice flight

Looks like it comes in hot!
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Old Nov 01, 2014, 07:28 AM
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I'm not familiar with the "stock" fan for this jet. The motor you mentioned is quite large at 40mm diameter which doesn't fit many shrouds. You would have to measure it.
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Old Nov 02, 2014, 05:57 AM
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Nice flight

Looks like it comes in hot!
Thanks. It float like glider
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