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Old Feb 08, 2013, 01:06 PM
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Here is the hatch from an earlier thread.
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 01:47 PM
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Here is the hatch from an earlier thread.
Many thanks for that.
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Old Feb 09, 2013, 08:09 AM
Work....fly, repeat...
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So...here I am at E-Fest.
What is YOUR ideal LS setup?
I have two new fuses (only one nose though) and want to build a couple new setups.
Figured I would ask the experts.
Thanks!!
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Old Feb 09, 2013, 09:30 AM
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Here is my setup. 600 ma 3 cell battery, 1500kv blue wonder brushless, GWS 8x4 prop, 10 amp esc; 2 x 9 gm servos.
Make the fins and elevons out of depron. I make the elevons between 1.25-1.75 inches wide depends how responsive I want the stryker to be.
I make the hatch out of a manilla folder covered in black packing tape.
This should get you a stryker with very good vertical at around 11 ounces. Take out the fiberglass spars to drop another .6 ounce.
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Old Feb 09, 2013, 10:32 AM
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Thanks! I have I one flying already but don't remember the motor kv. I will pick up those specs and give it a shot.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 04:13 PM
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My go to setup is:
“Blue Wonder”-style 24g 1300kV motor
10- 12 amp ESC
GWS 8040 propeller
2x 9g Servos
800-860mAh 3 cell LiPo batteries
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 02:27 AM
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Hi guys!
I've been flying heavy Strykers for some years but have recently put together a lightweight version. I used stock airframe, hatch and elevons, but for the rest I used:

Motor: C20 1550kv: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...er_1550kv.html
Fins: own design. 1.5mm cardboard laminated with vinyl tape and packing tape.
Esc: A yellow, generic 30A that was originally shipped with a HK foamy
Servos: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=16259
Prop: APC7x5E
Battery: 2S1300 15C: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...1P_15_25C.html
Rx: AR500

The mission was to build a "fly anywhere" Stryker capable of carrying a keychain camera and long flight time, and I'm quite happy with the outcome.

Stryker UltraLight Winter (4 min 14 sec)
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:00 AM
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Hi guys!
I've been flying heavy Strykers for some years but have recently put together a lightweight version. I used stock airframe, hatch and elevons, but for the rest I used:

Motor: C20 1550kv: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...er_1550kv.html
Fins: own design. 1.5mm cardboard laminated with vinyl tape and packing tape.
Esc: A yellow, generic 30A that was originally shipped with a HK foamy
Servos: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=16259
Prop: APC7x5E
Battery: 2S1300 15C: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...1P_15_25C.html
Rx: AR500

The mission was to build a "fly anywhere" Stryker capable of carrying a keychain camera and long flight time, and I'm quite happy with the outcome.
I've always enjoyed your great Stryker videos. Chalk up another nice one with your light Stryker.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:19 PM
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Looks great - what's your AUW?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:23 PM
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454gram. Plus 18g camera and two square cm of velcro.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 01:50 AM
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Introducing the X-ray lite stryker.
I wanted to try something different. I cut out as much of the body as dare. Total up weight is 8.9 Oz on 2 cell and 9.6 on 3 cell. Funny thing is it is slightly heavier from the reinforcements I had to do comparered with the base foam after you remove the spars. I thinks it looks cool and flys good.
And yes it does have a hatch set made out of clear tape.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 02:29 AM
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Put some lights in there!!!!

So you're saying we're better off, weight-wise, to leave the foam alone?
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 02:52 PM
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Hi, i am new to stryker...I bought a radjet a while back, and love it,but this stryker seems to have exactly what i need... i am building from parts and can't find a canopy??...does Q version canopy fit the C version.?..Also which motor and prop from HK works best.?..i want to run 3s 2200mah and also be able to run 4s using this motor...i am looking for a 90-110mph on 3s...Please point me in the right direction so i can order what i need and get this show on the road thax
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 10:59 PM
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Way to go steven tell us more!!!
Whats covering the holes? What type of glue and reinforcements did you do?
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 11:10 PM
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Hi, i am new to stryker...I bought a radjet a while back, and love it,but this stryker seems to have exactly what i need... i am building from parts and can't find a canopy??...does Q version canopy fit the C version.?..Also which motor and prop from HK works best.?..i want to run 3s 2200mah and also be able to run 4s using this motor...i am looking for a 90-110mph on 3s...Please point me in the right direction so i can order what i need and get this show on the road thax
Hi!!!
For a lightweight stryker most guys ditch the stock C canopy because its too heavy.

The plane you are looking to build is much faster and heavier. But i tell you what. Check out this thread. The light strykers are a blast.
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