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Old Mar 23, 2012, 11:42 PM
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Got my Zippy 350 bare cells from Hobbyking.
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Old Mar 24, 2012, 02:37 PM
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There are several battery options. From the flight performance point, the 350mAh and the 400mAh are over weight, you will find the Mini CP more agile, quicker and easier to fly with lighter battery. If you are doing sports flying only than the 350mAh comes into play. 400mah is even better if you are just cruising around.

For best 3D performance we have the following batteries from 3 different factories. We also have the Walkera stock batteries but we do not recommend them, especially for a BL conversion.

Extreme battery
http://www.wowhobbies.com/hplg32502401s_battery-2.aspx

Oversky battery- Wow's pick for best over all Mini CP performance
http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace300mah1sbattery.aspx

Hyperion battery
http://www.wowhobbies.com/hplg32502401s_battery.aspx

Brushless conversion options are

Motor only
http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace41...motor-43g.aspx

Includes matched timing ESC and Genius main gear in the kit to slow down the head speed
This is equivalent to using an 8T pinion motor since the Genius main gear is larger.
http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace41...motor-43g.aspx

High head speed kit including matched timing ESC
http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace41...r-43g-3-1.aspx

I recommend getting the kit for 2 reasons.
1. We checkout all the timing for the Walkera tail ESC with the CO5 for startup. There is a good percentage won't start the motor.
2. The pinion is a bear to install and we bend so many of the 1mm motor shafts already even with the special custom tool we use. I know it is more expensive going with the kit as a turn key solution but there will be a lot less hair pulling. If you chose to save money and do everything yourself, that is great and the information should help you. At least you know what can go wrong with the conversion and be ready for it.

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Old Mar 24, 2012, 04:10 PM
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MCPX, Genius or Mini CP which one is better?

Those who has flown all 3 know the answer is Mini CP. We carry all 3 models so we are not bias on this. The Mini CP inverted flight is so much easier to manuever than the MCPX and the Genius even for somebody first starting 3D. Unless you bought the stock Mini CP version with the 9T pinion motor and the so so stock battery, it tends to bog.

The good news is Wow has recreated what should have been. Mini CP with 8T pinion and good battery or Mini CP with 9T pinion re-geared to Genius main gear with the same excellent result.

Tom is correct, the BL conversion is the best way but if your budget does not allow than get the Mini CP-PRO that has been re-geared. For the radio, if you don't like the Devo 7 and find it harder to program but can not afford the Devo 8S, the Devo 10 is the best choice, ETA 3/30. The Devo 10 has many benefits over the Devo 8s. The backlite LCD can be seen under sunlight and it has the vibration alarm, however it does not have color.

Goto
http://www.wowhobbies.com/walkera-mi...elicopter.aspx

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Old Mar 24, 2012, 05:07 PM
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Heres a size comparison of the Nanotech 300, Fullriver 350 and Zippy 350.

They weigh 7.9g, 10.4g and 9.9g respectively, with connectors.

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Old Mar 24, 2012, 06:34 PM
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the c05m weighs only like 4 grams with no plug so even if the battery is heavier the weight loss from upgrading motor you're still saving weight compared to the stock mini motor which is nearly 10 grams.

heck, i think the 9g battery, esc and brushless motor is still lighter than stock! but i do agree less weight the better..
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Old Mar 24, 2012, 10:28 PM
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Man oh man, dont my Zippy bare cells look professionally put together?

I couldnt find anywhere that sells the plastic heat shrink (not electrical shrink) so I just used the reinforced tape like the Walkera lipos, I wanted them to be all nice and color wrapped with my logo on it but noooo had to build them all plain.
Too picky? haha
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Old Mar 24, 2012, 11:10 PM
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Mail Order source for heat resistant Kapton Tape is: http://s.dealextreme.com/search/kapton+tape

If you live near a large US city, maybe Fry's Electronics has it?

It looks like Walkera also uses it to secure Temp Sensor to Motor.
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Old Mar 24, 2012, 11:22 PM
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Man oh man, dont my Zippy bare cells look professionally put together?

I couldnt find anywhere that sells the plastic heat shrink (not electrical shrink) so I just used the reinforced tape like the Walkera lipos, I wanted them to be all nice and color wrapped with my logo on it but noooo had to build them all plain.
Too picky? haha
i use polyimide tape..it's very thin and light. to test it i put a heat gun at 300c and didn't melt the tape at all
it's the same type of tape that holds the temp sensor on the motor.

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/polyimi...3m-260-c-21358
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Old Mar 24, 2012, 11:51 PM
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i use polyimide tape..it's very thin and light. to test it i put a heat gun at 300c and didn't melt the tape at all
it's the same type of tape that holds the temp sensor on the motor.

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/polyimi...3m-260-c-21358
Ahhh thats what its called! Thats what Walkera uses at the leads under the tape. Gonna have to get some.
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Old Mar 25, 2012, 08:39 AM
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http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace41...tor-43g-1.aspx

When are people going to try this motor? I would love to hear someones review of the c06 motor in a mini cp. I would but I have no money. Please someone find one online and buy it, then install it, then tell us.
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http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace41...tor-43g-1.aspx

When are people going to try this motor? I would love to hear someones review of the c06 motor in a mini cp. I would but I have no money. Please someone find one online and buy it, then install it, then tell us.
How about this one: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...r_10800kv.html

Once again, wow has gotten too greedy with their mark-ups. $60 for the brushless conversion!?
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Old Mar 25, 2012, 01:15 PM
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I have a lot of respect for Wow, their pricing, and providing us with valuable information.

If you think you can do better, I challenge you to do it. If you're successful, you'd make more people have bigger smiles.

But until then, I honorably bow to Wow.

Thank you for your outstanding service Jonathan!
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Old Mar 25, 2012, 01:44 PM
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How about this one: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...r_10800kv.html

Once again, wow has gotten too greedy with their mark-ups. $60 for the brushless conversion!?
You can purchase parts which we also carry, do it yourself and save money. Greedy is a pretty heavy word to use, is Apple charging 2 times more than PC greed? They are providing value to the end users. Here we have a kit that is a turn key solution for people who don't want the fuzz and just want to fly
Please understand we are using US labor to do this and we also guaranteed it with advanced replacement for US located customers with postage prepaid both ways if anything goes wrong. We have the same guarantee for the MCPX BL conversion kit.

For people who are handy and would like to save money here is what you can do. Purchase the following parts.
http://www.wowhobbies.com/salehm-43b...a43b4g3-1.aspx
http://www.wowhobbies.com/batteryrec...nectorset.aspx
solder it on the power lead
buy shrink tube online and use a heat gun to shrink it after it is done

http://www.wowhobbies.com/turboace41...motor-43g.aspx
The motor connector is all done for you on this motor and the shaft is tapered down to 1mm to fit your stock pinion, if you buy the Hobby King one, the shaft is 1.5mm which you need to mill it down to 1mm to fit the pinion. In the past, I have milled the pinion down but it is extremely hard without destroying the motor shaft. You can also try to find a pinion with 1.5mm bore from another online store. Also make sure you buy a 3 pin motor connector and some shrink tube, and yes, Wow has it listed for $24.95 but the connector and the shaft are all ready.
Next pull off the pinion of your brush motor using a pinion puller
Push the pinion in, enlarge the bore if it is too tight, it needs to be exact or you will bend the 1mm motor shaft and the motor is toast.
Last of all there is about 30% mis match timing and the motor will cog during startup, but there is a fair chance everything will work.

We have 5 owners here (2 new owners), all work over 100 hours per week, so happend to be Steve Job's hours who passed away from over working his liver. Please do not use the word "greedy" and we'll appreciate it.

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Old Mar 25, 2012, 02:31 PM
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How about this one: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...r_10800kv.html

Once again, wow has gotten too greedy with their mark-ups. $60 for the brushless conversion!?
The c05XL is quite a pretty big motor, dont think it will fit a mcp.
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Old Mar 25, 2012, 02:50 PM
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The c05XL is quite a pretty big motor, dont think it will fit a mcp.
i was under the impression it's just taller..?
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