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Old Oct 08, 2011, 04:16 PM
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Converting a Sig Senior Kadet

Hi everyone,

I am starting to convert over to electric after playing with some of my club members planes. I am in the process of restoring my sig senior which is 26 years old at least the wing is.

The plane was powered with a Saito 50, I don't know pick the correct motor leaning toward a rimfire 55, or e-flight power 60. I am I going in the correct direction with these examples?

Also how does on chose the correct lipo battery(5s -7s).

I know I opening a big can of worms but sugestions would be great.

N2RYD(BOB)
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Old Oct 10, 2011, 02:09 AM
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You might want to post in the Electric Power Systems thread. Usually, the correct battery will be posted on the motor; the actual number of cells may vary, as it's watts (volts * amps), not just voltage, that determines power.
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Old Oct 10, 2011, 09:27 AM
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there is also a section here dedicated to glow or gas to electric conversions. check out the thread pittspecial has going where he converted a SIG pt-40 he found on the free table at his local club.
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Old Oct 10, 2011, 05:48 PM
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Have a gander at this thread .

And these...

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=700376
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=330307
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=376759
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=233468
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=248081

Or, just try the search function. There are a bunch of threads addressing this conversion.

Good luck on it. Electric conversions are rad!
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