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Old Jan 27, 2014, 07:55 PM
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Old Feb 12, 2014, 10:15 PM
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Since the Stratos is now a wall hanger because the motors and batteries are cooked I have a bunch of extra motors, servos, RX, and ESC. Question for those that have convert, can I use one ESC for two motors? I have two of these motors:
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I'm not planning to have differently thrust, but will add some ailerions, might even flatten the wing a bit too.
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Old Feb 13, 2014, 09:00 AM
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If you are using brushed motors, you can have one ESC control several motors. However, if you go to brushless, you MUST have a separate ESC for each motor. Take a look at the specs for the ParkZone Mosquito.
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Old Feb 13, 2014, 11:30 AM
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Thanks for the help. I was looking at the plane last night, I think I'll first clean her up and convert to orange RX and a brushed speed control with the stock motors. I checked the batteries last night and we still have 3 in fairly good shape. This way I can sort out any issues with original performance first then move to brushless next.
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Old Mar 15, 2014, 12:22 AM
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Had a close call with my Drifter today. Had major problem with a flight. Finished up diving straight down from 15m then flicked up 600mm above the dirt and landed heavily on it's wheels. Well after that I needed a quite flight, so I went home and got the Firebird. I took it for 2 flights without any issues. That's what I like about this plane. It can calm stressed nerves. Now I'm ready to put the Drifter back up in the morning. Had to fix a lose elevator. Not sure if that was the problem or a miss placed battery. Still I think I will continue to take the Firebird to the field as a backup plane.
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Old Mar 23, 2014, 05:36 PM
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I am interested in "wear parts" like propellers and prop nosecones, but the originals are priced a bit high. i live in finland and combined postal costs come a bit high for one pair (L&R rotation) of props.

has someone found a alternative set of propellers to stratos that have good handling characteristics, like the original props have(duh). i have seen some 2,5 or even 10 prop bundles over ebay and i would be glad to buy a set of 5 props for both L and R sides.

Also, nosecones are also coming off/getting broken and lost. any DIY ideas are welcome also.
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Old Mar 23, 2014, 07:56 PM
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I am interested in "wear parts" like propellers and prop nosecones, but the originals are priced a bit high. i live in finland and combined postal costs come a bit high for one pair (L&R rotation) of props.

has someone found a alternative set of propellers to stratos that have good handling characteristics, like the original props have(duh). i have seen some 2,5 or even 10 prop bundles over ebay and i would be glad to buy a set of 5 props for both L and R sides.

Also, nosecones are also coming off/getting broken and lost. any DIY ideas are welcome also.

I really can't help with the props. As far as nose cones fly without them I do, and have a set I could glue on but they are not needed.
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Old Mar 23, 2014, 08:22 PM
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My son never broke the props and it was cashed a lot.
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Old Mar 23, 2014, 08:50 PM
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My son never broke the props and it was cashed a lot.
well I flew mine wing in to a storage shed and bent my prop. I was distracted coming in for a landing my nephew decided to dive bomb me with his Champ
trying to be funny. I love the break away wings on this thing.
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