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Old Mar 27, 2012, 10:35 AM
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Equivalent to Rimfire .10

Hey fellas,

I am new to RC planes and I am almost finished assembling my electrifly ARF. All I need is a motor. The recommendation is a Rimfire. 10 and I would like to stick to something relatively the same through hobbypartz.com since motors on that website are cheap.

These are specifications for rimfire .10
http://www.electrifly.com/motors/gpmg4505.html

These are motors I am looking into.
http://www.hobbypartz.com/moforrcai.html


Which one would be the closes to the rimfire. 10?

Thanks!
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 10:43 AM
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Rimfire .10 is roughly equivilant to a 480.
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 10:47 AM
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this?
http://www.hobbypartz.com/75m21-opti...10-1020kv.html
and from the same site what kind of lipo do i use?
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 01:07 PM
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this specs out really close (and is distributed by same company ) http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXXGY4&P=FR
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 05:40 PM
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im trying to stick to hobbypartz.com thanks for the input though,
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 12:19 AM
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I have been using the Hobbypartz Exceed Alpha 480 on a number of my planes, along with the Proton 40 ESC and the Sky Lipo 2200 20c batteries. A great combination, but sadly Hobbypartz has been out of most of the motors that they carry for quite a dew months now, and supporting parts are not available either. Don't bother trying to get any answers on the phone from them, unless you want to starve waiting for anyone to pick up. That's some business model that they have there. You would be far better off calling Heads Up RC in Florida. They answer the phone, are well informed about what they sell, and even have the stuff in stock. A variety of 480 class motors are available and their shipping rates are very inexpensive. Give them a call and save yourself a lot of frustration.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 01:37 AM
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I like hobbypartz for Proton ESC's, Dynam and Solar servos,& SkyLipos (Best deal out there really) but as for motors, their "in" stock selection is too limiting and inconsistent. I think they don't re-order from a regular supplier. They seem to get a batch of brand "X", then 6 months later when most "X's" are sold out, they get brand "Y", and so on... It's really hard to plan ahead this way. I've never seen their motors re-stock in the 2 years I've been ordering from them

I usually get cheapie motors at headsup or hobbyking (if need be). I just suggested the Super Tigre (supplied by many LHS's) since the Rimfire .10 and ST .10 are about identical in specs, but still the same price as HP, HU or HK.

Take this 411 for what it's worth and best of luck with your project!
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 03:02 AM
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I have to second restlesswind's recommendation of the super Tigre .10. I have three of them and find them good and consistant performers. Specs are quite comparable to the Rimfire.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 09:34 AM
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Thanks guys, I also have the GENS ACE 3300mah 2S1P 7.4V 25C Lipo battery and Exceed RC Proton 30A ESC would these work with the supertigre .10? If not what would I need
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 01:01 PM
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Should work fine. Depends on the propeller though.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 10:51 PM
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i have a 10*4.7 Prop
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 12:09 AM
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It will be fine.
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i have a 10*4.7 Prop
Order a few extra props if you only have one
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Order a few extra props if you only have one
Every single time I order spares, I never break one again. I have props coming out of my ........... uhm, ears.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 06:19 PM
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thanks guys!
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