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Old Feb 13, 2013, 07:50 AM
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Tom, you Understand what I'm doing.
Let the trial and error begin......
Tom is the producer of the outstanding Pitts kit that is the subject of this thread. It's obviously different from Chris' model that is discussed here, among other threads.

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I think I through the other guy off with the 7V thing
No, you didn't. As I said, good luck - it will be an interesting build that I hope you'll keep posting!

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Old Feb 13, 2013, 10:12 PM
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My next mission is finding the right motor for this because it's NOT gonna be light. Was considering a 2500kv C20 outrunner or even a 1500kv 28mm BL. and a eflite 7.4 batt..The current RX setup I have in it is from my Umx micro Beast...
Let the trial and error begin......
From experience: The C20 motor, while fairly powerful is Quite heavy for what it is at ~26 grams And it's amp hungry to add insult to injury.
Not an ideal characteristic in a smallish model..
An 1811 is ~16 gms and a 1411 is ~10
A nanotech 2S 300 mah battery is ~17gms and quite adequate for the 1811 motor.
While 'at it' You can give thoughts to an airfoil wing (with top and bottom surfaces).
It Will fly better and your intended size will easily tolerate the extra work and small weight penalty involved.
Hopefully that info helps?
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