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Nov 24, 2012, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by skyhawk newbie
Hobbyking are on backorder with the
FC 28-12 Brushless Outrunner 1534kv motor
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...%5F1534kv.html
I've become very comfortable with eBay. I always use Paypal and I stick with sellers over 99% positive reviews. But with that little bit of caution, I've had great luck with eBay sellers. If you search "2812" you'll see lots of sellers. Just check very carefully the specs, such as shaft diameter, KV, weight, etc. to make sure you're ordering exactly what you need.
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Nov 24, 2012, 11:08 AM
Lee
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There are some ESCs that have trouble with KVs over 2000 so double check the ESC you are planning on using. Look at the watts and KV on the motor

RC timer has these motors http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo...0&productname=

Look for a motor that uses from about 160 to 210 watts and has a KV of 1450-1700.

We have been trying to update the shopping list with links for the motors on our web site. Our old site recommended a variety of motors in this range but we hadn't tried them all. Is this easier to work with? http://crashtesthobby.com/more/shopping-list
Nov 24, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Chico John
Check here http://www.planeinsanerc.com/index.php?PageID=12
If this you first build stick with the 2812 for now and buy at least 2. Good luck.
The Assassin will be my third wing..

Allready have a Hobbyking Combat and slope soaring wing

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=11440

Using a Floater-Jet Replacement Motor (AXN-2208-2150),Turnigy TY-P1 25amp ESC,6x4 prop,Turnigy nano-tech 1300mAh 3s 25~50c Li-Pos.. wickedly fast.

and a Raven Flying wing (my combat chum)
http://www.flyingwings.co.uk/store/p...roducts_id=792

Sean
Nov 24, 2012, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by skyhawk newbie
Hobbyking are on backorder with the
FC 28-12 Brushless Outrunner 1534kv motor
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...%5F1534kv.html

anyone recommend any other motor from Hobbyking.

how about this one ? http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...r%5FMotor.html

Sean
Value Hobby has the 2812 in stock...dont know if he ships overseas tho...and as someone suggested - get 2!
http://www.valuehobby.com/power-syst...ss-motors.html
Nov 25, 2012, 01:14 PM
Lee
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Got a request to link this video.

Storm Chaser bomb drops Assassin (6 min 38 sec)
Nov 25, 2012, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Lee
Got a request to link this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQI3ua2Fpbc

That's cool Lee nice video of the Storm Chaser
Here is how the East Bay Boys launch their Assassin Wings


Dave and Jim chair launch the Assassin Wings (0 min 22 sec)
Nov 25, 2012, 06:12 PM
Lee
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Originally Posted by foamyflyerr
That's cool Lee nice video of the Storm Chaser
Here is how the East Bay Boys launch their Assassin Wings


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txRld2SvRXs&feature=plcp
Have never seen that before. May start a new fad.
Nov 25, 2012, 07:07 PM
wheeeeee!
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Originally Posted by foamyflyerr
That's cool Lee nice video of the Storm Chaser
Here is how the East Bay Boys launch their Assassin Wings


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txRld2SvRXs&feature=plcp
Brilliant! Love it.

Wonder if it would work without a solid-back chair? Crazy.
Nov 25, 2012, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by elCapitan
Brilliant! Love it.

Wonder if it would work without a solid-back chair? Crazy.
We have done it with a few simple PVC parts before but it was about 4 feet long not 18" long.
Nov 25, 2012, 07:20 PM
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Got in 2 packs before it got a little darker, bent my motor mount back a bit and sge planes great with a little trim. Tonnes of fun first real flights so im happy, barrel rolls and a couple loops right into the pavement, put the battery back and fly again lol
Nov 25, 2012, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by foamyflyerr
That's cool Lee nice video of the Storm Chaser
Here is how the East Bay Boys launch their Assassin Wings


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txRld2SvRXs&feature=plcp
Thanks to Tom / Foamyflyerr. He had the idea to make the magic happ'n! It's a blast!

Blu
Nov 25, 2012, 10:02 PM
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Thanks to Tom / Foamyflyerr. He had the idea to make the magic happ'n! It's a blast!

Blu
Your welcome there blu


I can't wait to get a wing built so we can do three way combat


only thing is then we need a fourth person there to video it
Nov 25, 2012, 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by foamyflyerr
Your welcome there blu


I can't wait to get a wing built so we can do three way combat


only thing is then we need a fourth person there to video it

Wait till Jim sees two assassin wings bearing down on his -- LOL
Nov 25, 2012, 11:23 PM
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When you guys install led strips, do you put em in bulbs up into the foam from bottom. Or bulbs down and then laminate em in.... Thanks
Nov 26, 2012, 12:04 AM
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Hi All,
I have ordered an Assassin 34" from CTH last week and now in the process of ordering the stock parts from Hobby King.
As a newbie to fixed wing I have watched the build videos and was wondering why we need to use 3 servos?
There are two elevons which use two servos as far as I can see in the build video.Where does the third servo hook into?

Thanks.
AeroR


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