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Old May 23, 2005, 10:12 PM
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noob on lipoly with his WW ezipper mkII

i fly a 36" wingwarrior ezipper mkII. so far i got a mega 16/15/4 with a 6x4 prop with a castle creations 25 amp esc. running on 10cell 2/3a nimh 1050s.. i get kinda poor runtimes when i fly hot, im looking to hit around 10 minutes of flight time when i got it wot, more we be better. what i want to do is run 2 3S1P <either 4000mah pr 2100> packs in parrelel. can i do this safely? will the li poly's stay happy? my planes small but weight is not a huge issue cause i do fly with 10 cells and close to 1.5 ounces of lead in the nose.. so anyone got any pros cons to what i wanna due, also would i notice more speed from a 6x3 prop? my speed seems to be lacking for what i got, its basically got the speed of a 400 on a good day with ability to loop at level area repeatidly.... any replys answering my questions are greatly apreciated.. thanks
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Old May 24, 2005, 06:58 PM
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Actually with the 6x3 you will have more torque than speed. The 6 is the prop length and the 3 is the pitch. If you want to go faster, increase your pitch and lower your length a bit. This should improve your flight time. Try a 5x5 prop or 4.75x4.75. I run 4.75x5 and its fast enough and has 3.5 mins of flight time. Although if i were running lipo i would go 5.25x5.25. I think 6x3 for a zipper is not a good match.
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Old May 26, 2005, 01:21 AM
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so can i run lipoly packs in series and in parrelell?
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Old May 26, 2005, 01:59 AM
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Yes you can, but make sure that they are verry close in voltage(within 0.1 volts) before you try anything.
My dad runs a 16/15/4 with a 6x4 prop on 3s TP 2100's and gets about 10minutes flight time average. Of course, he isn't flying full throttle all the time.
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