Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 08:21 PM
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insulfoam from home depot

I was at home depot last week and saw some white foam with a skin on both sides about 9mm thick (insulfoam). A sheet of it 2' by 4' was only $2.33 so I bought a sheet and made the extra 300 from rc powers. Im wondering if anyone has used this stuff and how it compares in weight to epp (9mm). I put a 28 26 1000kv bl outrunner with 10x5 sf (only prop I have at the moment) and a 3s 800mah. It wont go vertical and run times are about two min?! what is wrong? I will switch to a 9x3.8 when I get one but is this foam a lot heavier than epp? If I use a bigger battery than I still won't be able to go vert.. this motor should be strong enough right? nothing is even warm when im done (motor esc or bat)
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Old Feb 22, 2009, 08:28 PM
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this foam works well with larger planes. this one in the video is made from multiple sheets of 2in home depot foam stucked together and then hotwire shaped into a plane. remove the plastic skin and cover it with 0.75oz/ft2 FG + minwax.

Twelve Feet of Flying Foam (4 min 15 sec)
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