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Old Jan 27, 2012, 01:11 PM
Dude, I do fly all day long!
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How's going?
I just found out this deal also, and I am buying it. Let me know whats your choose on the motor and esc. I am going to parallel those two PolyRC black color 3s lipo ($10) for a 4400mah 3s on this. (still remember those "bad" batteries? lol, they should works on this trainer) .
Oh by the way, I have this motor on hand, what do you think?

HobbyKing Donkey ST4010-820kv Brushless Motor
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=15201
Darn! I should of asked you first so we can piggyback on shipping! Too late now!

Anyways, yes that motor will work just fine. I"m using a wayyyy smaller motor (118 grams)...trying to go on a diet and getting it as light as possible.

Let's get together and fly this baby warbird pattern style....!
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 01:21 PM
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Darn! I should of asked you first so we can piggyback on shipping! Too late now!

Anyways, yes that motor will work just fine. I"m using a wayyyy smaller motor (118 grams)...trying to go on a diet and getting it as light as possible.

Let's get together and fly this baby warbird pattern style....!
......buy one, $85.99, buy two, $138.98!
You tell me, what should I do?
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 01:24 PM
Dude, I do fly all day long!
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......buy one, $85.99, buy two, $138.98!
You tell me, what should I do?
You can always use spare parts
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 01:27 PM
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seems that is the way to go.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 01:47 PM
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You can always use spare parts

I order one cub and this seaplane, and the shipping is $ 5 extra too.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 02:00 PM
Dude, I do fly all day long!
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I order one cub and this seaplane, and the shipping is $ 5 extra too.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html
oh man...i'm jealous!
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 02:03 PM
EIEIEIO Classic is dway ta go!
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he is just using a 3020-16, 4000 4s in that video

Battery does look good for the price but will 20c be enough

What motor/esc/battery are you using in your other cub, any videos? Are you redoing the landing gear on this one or are you buying the eflite ones
A 20c battery would work fine.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 02:14 PM
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oh man...i'm jealous!
You may even more jealous if you know i also have their large scale Icon A5.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=16605 The A5 is the fine art.

My another friend Chris and me fly at the deltas, you should build some seaplanes too.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 09:15 PM
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he is just using a 3020-16, 4000 4s in that video

Battery does look good for the price but will 20c be enough

What motor/esc/battery are you using in your other cub, any videos? Are you redoing the landing gear on this one or are you buying the eflite ones
Yes I will beef this gear up and check all there spit welds. I am to cheap to replace them until they get totaled. In the other cub I used a HK 46 with a 50 amp esc and a 15x8 prop. Sorry no video yet, the weather around here has been pretty nasty.

Looked at that video again and your right he has a scorpion 3020-16 and a 15x6 prop. According to the data table for that motor he is pulling at least 800 watts. Also says the All up weight is 2.5 Kilos

Irplin- that donkey motor should make this fly no problem.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 09:24 PM
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I saw this at HK last night and was in checkout till I saw the shipping cost. Still a good deal if the quality is consistently as good as people have reported it has been so far.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 09:44 PM
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why are there so many different numbers for motors, is a HK 46 like an e-flite power 46 and is that like the g-force g46, what does 3020-16 mean? I was looking at the eflite super cub, which is about the same size/weight and it calls for a 25- to 32-size brushless Motor
- 60A ESC
- 4S 14.8V 2800-3200mAh LiPo Battery
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 10:29 PM
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This is the setup I am going with:

ESC: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/s...dProduct=12191

Motor: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/s...dProduct=16231

Prop: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=9349

I will be using a 3S set up since thats what I have a lot of already. According to reviews I read, it should work out alright. What do you guys think? This is my first plane that doesn't already come with all its electronics, so I am a little nervous about it all working out.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 10:48 PM
EIEIEIO Classic is dway ta go!
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why are there so many different numbers for motors, is a HK 46 like an e-flite power 46 and is that like the g-force g46, what does 3020-16 mean? I was looking at the eflite super cub, which is about the same size/weight and it calls for a 25- to 32-size brushless Motor
- 60A ESC
- 4S 14.8V 2800-3200mAh LiPo Battery
Unless this HK plane is going to end up a bit heavy, I think a power 46 would be overkill. I have flown the eflite Supercub with a power 25 and it has plenty of power beyond scale. I think a power 32 would be more than enough for this plane.
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 11:35 PM
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I like lots of power, better too much than too little.

I'm leaning towards this motor with 4s and a 14x7 prop
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...6-Sport/Detail
112 oz of thust (740 watts)
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Old Jan 29, 2012, 12:10 PM
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Pulled the trigger on one as well . Too good of a deal to pass it.
I plan to use it with this motor and esc combination:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/C4240-KV890-...item35b88952e1

Good weight (around 200g motor + ESC) and enough torque for a 13x6 or 14x6 prop. I don't have big LiPOs so I will end up using 2 3S 2200 mA in parallel.

I am really curious to see the way will turn out. Any comments ?

cheers,
Marian
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