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Old Feb 26, 2012, 09:31 PM
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My SIG Rascal 110 Electric Conversion

You can find my SIG Rascal 110 electric conversion info at http://skyjet.webs.com/index.htm

If you have any questions or suggestions please post them here.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 12:39 AM
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Rascal e-conversion

Hello ,
Thanks for the very usfull post.
can you also please post the electrical diagrame for the arming switch ?

Zvi Solomon
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 07:30 PM
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Flight times

Hi skyjet,

I was curious how long some of your flights have been with the sig 110 electric. Also if you could describe the type of flying that was done it would be very helpful to me.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 08:54 PM
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Hi skyjet,

I was curious how long some of your flights have been with the sig 110 electric. Also if you could describe the type of flying that was done it would be very helpful to me.
I have a timer set for 7 minutes, but the timer only counts down when I'm using throttle. When I'm at idle the timer is stopped. So in reality I'm probably getting 9 to 10 minutes. Also I'm very conservative with my batteries and only use 70% of the charge. I consider my flying mixed during a flight. This video will give you an idea of the type of flying I do. I think this video was made from 2 different flights.
New Rascal 110 with flaps, 12 cell Lipo conversion (17 min 39 sec)
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 11:52 AM
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Thanks a lot for getting back to me so quickly. I am currently converting my sig 110 to electric and this information is a big help to me.
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 12:04 PM
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Thanks a lot for getting back to me so quickly. I am currently converting my sig 110 to electric and this information is a big help to me.
Do you go to SEFF? We had 4 electric Rascal 110s there last year.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 11:52 PM
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Do you go to SEFF? We had 4 electric Rascal 110s there last year.
I sadly did not, I would consider myself new to the whole RC plane world.
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Old Nov 23, 2013, 10:47 AM
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Rascal 110 Electric - powering

Skyjet -
I believe you have done a number of conversions.
Could you provide me with your recommended power setup?
How about with a Scorpion motor.
Thanks.
John E.
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Old Nov 23, 2013, 06:59 PM
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Hey John,

I fly my Rascal on two 6 cell 5000mAh batteries in series for a 12 cell set up. 12 cells will give your more power than you will ever want. Some may say it is an overkill but I like it that way. I have logged a strait up climb to 2800' above the ground before I chicken out because all I can see is a dot. The reason I went with this set up was because I all ready had several 6 cell 5000mAh batteries.

My setup: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html currently in stock at the US warehouse.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ESC_Ver4_.html Currently out of stock at the global warehouse but you could use any HIGH VOLTAGE 100 or more speed controller.

I use these batteries:http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html Currently in stock at the US warehouse.

APC 20 X 10 electric prop.

I also use a separate receiver battery to power my receiver.

Another great set up that I have seen uses a power 160 motor with two 5 cell 5000mAh batteries. I would also use a 100 amp or more high voltage speed controller and use the prop that is recommended by the motor manufacture.

Let me know if I can answer any other questions,

Scott
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Old Nov 23, 2013, 07:17 PM
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Excellent - I appreciate your advice.
Cheers!
John E.
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Old Dec 05, 2013, 07:53 PM
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Scott -
Can you provide the details on attaching the motor to the firewall?
Thanks.
John E.
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Old Dec 05, 2013, 08:43 PM
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Hey John,

If you used this motor: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html these would be perfect: http://www.horizonhobby.com/webapp/w...pe=productgrid . The 50mm and the 7mm would give you the 2 1/4" standoff you need to mount the motor. The motor is mounted the the "X" mount that came with the motor and the "X" mount is mounted to the standoffs. You could just use the 50mm standoffs and stack some washers to get the extra length you need, that's what I did but the 50mm's and 7mm's would make for a cleaner installation. I took the "X" mount before it was mounted on the motor and placed it on the firewall where the motor is supposed to be mounted and marked the holes where the stand offs will go. I did one hole at a time. I drilled one of the holes and temporally mounted the "X" mount to the firewall and then drilled the other holes through the "X" mount to make sure everything will line up. I think I had to drill the holes in the "X" mount a little bigger. Mount the cowl after you get the motor mounted to make sure you have the correct distance.

If you are using a different motor, the mounting is the same. You just need to get the distance from the firewall to the where the back of the prop will be to 6 inches.

Let me know if you have any more questions.

Scott
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Old Dec 05, 2013, 09:17 PM
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Thanks again Scott.
I am using the Turnigy C6374-200 you recommended.
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Old Dec 06, 2013, 10:25 AM
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Thanks again Scott.
I am using the Turnigy C6374-200 you recommended.
John E.
Perfect! Just to confirm you have the 6374-192 motor. The picture of the motor in my blog is a different motor than what I use now.
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Scott-- I'm thinking of using the same set up as you for my 1/4 scale BUSA Fokker DVII. Are you using the collet or the bolt on prop boss in your system? This seems to be a long motor rather than a shorter fatter motor as most in this power class seem to be. I'm wondering if the bearings will last longer if I use a cage type mount and the collet prop adapter rather than the bolt on boss and x-mount. How many flights on yours?

Thanks,
Mike
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