HobbyKing.com New Products Flash Sale
Reply
Thread Tools
Old Nov 25, 2002, 02:40 AM
PUGZ RULE!
juantrinidad's Avatar
Joined Jun 2002
557 Posts
MEGA 1615/5, 2:1 gearbox and a 10x7?

I've got a Mega 5T with no where to go and am thinking of putting a GB and a big prop on it. I'd only do it if it works well so, has anybody tried this? What was the result? I've got 16 CP1300s too so this sort of set up would actually put some dead weight gear to use.

JT
juantrinidad is offline Find More Posts by juantrinidad
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Nov 25, 2002, 12:24 PM
Plane dodger
KillerAir's Avatar
Stratford Sikorsky, Connecticut, United States
Joined Dec 2001
6,715 Posts
JT, I ahve this same set up in my Voodoo3 (enlarged foam JellyBean). AUW is24-26 oz depending on 1100's or 1700aups. 8 cell pack 150w+, flight times with 1700's getting over 9 minutes. 15A static draw. Could get more aggressive and go to a 11x7 or so. Fights a great but not unlimited vertical with this weight and size...37"ws. On something like a switchback oooohhh.

Killer
KillerAir is offline Find More Posts by KillerAir
Reply With Quote
Old Nov 25, 2002, 04:08 PM
RPV builder & operator
Pierre Audette's Avatar
Canada, QC, Gatineau
Joined Jan 2001
2,303 Posts
Would a 10x5 provide more thrust at the expense of speed?
Pierre Audette is offline Find More Posts by Pierre Audette
Reply With Quote
Old Nov 25, 2002, 05:01 PM
Plane dodger
KillerAir's Avatar
Stratford Sikorsky, Connecticut, United States
Joined Dec 2001
6,715 Posts
Yes, but you would be better off ( in my case with a larger heavier plane) going with an 11x4.7 to keep the watts up. Unless of course if you go with 10 cells to get the voltage up to compensate for the lower amps.

Killer
KillerAir is offline Find More Posts by KillerAir
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale Neu 1509 1Y with 5.2:1 Gearbox GT2000 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Aug 31, 2005 02:23 PM
Sold Neu 1509 1Y Motor 5.2:1 Gearbox GT2000 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 3 Jul 14, 2005 01:02 PM
Kontronik FUN400-42 and KPG25 5.2:1 gearbox Vic Peh Kontronik 5 Jun 15, 2004 10:21 AM
WTB: B50 11S+5.2:1 gearbox foss1997 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Mar 04, 2003 09:40 PM
Kontronik BL 500-30 5.2:1 gearbox Grimlok75 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Dec 05, 2002 10:05 AM