|Mar 16, 2002, 08:14 PM|
Joined Apr 2000
Carlo, I'll tell you why I like AA's.
1. They are available everywhere.
2. They can be used in more things than Sub-C's.
I can use them in my Tx and cameras.
3. They have the highest capacity (for NiCads and NiMH's) per ounce.
Fred: I don't really have enough flight time to know how well my parallel paks will perform. The weather here has been horrible.
My charger seems to be charging them fine.
At $60 I'll pass on the motor/controller. That's a little too close to the brushless ones coming on the market: Aveox's 26/xx series (~$100) and the Megas (~$85), etc. NE Sailplanes told me they'd be handling the new Aveox motors.
To all concerned: I actually really like my Voyager E. It is an excellent turnkey system right out of the box. Maybe a little bumpy upgrading.
|Mar 16, 2002, 08:50 PM|
But that is what is so nice about it! It flys out of the box OK, and there are many upgrades that others have wrung out already.
|Mar 16, 2002, 09:33 PM|
How about you guys putting some CLOSE up pictures here of your VoyagerE.
I have one still in the Box from Christmas. I have the MG Servos and Carbon Frames sitting on the shelf also. Sounds like I need a Hacker, ESC, and some batteries. Than I should be good to go I hope. Can I start building without the Motor and ESC?
As you can see I am very patient. Actually, I don't have enough time is probably more like it.
|Mar 16, 2002, 10:02 PM|
Yes, you can build it and add any motor later.
The Mega motor may be an option here very soon. The combos are well under $200.
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