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Aug 16, 2010, 01:45 PM
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I fly mine electric with great planes motor ice 75 15x8 apc and 6s3800 45c TP packs and it does not have much power it will go straight up but it is just kinda dull I think I prob should of went glow. But I have a 15x6 I am gonna try and maybe get the rpm's up and see what happens.
Great packs but that motor/esc can pull more. If you have a non "light" Ice controler, you can go to 7 or 8 cells. Have any matching 3 and/or 4cell batteries lying around to try? Use xoar wood props (very efficient) and im certain you can go 14x8 and 8 cells or 15x8 and 7 cells without over-amping your motor/esc.
Sep 17, 2010, 11:21 PM
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I finished my Reactor 61 a few weeks ago and have put 6 flights on this very nice flying plane. I have the littel brother and read that this is every bit as good and better, I agree to the better but want to add a "Mo Better".

I added some LEDs today, guess I cant risist the erge to buy lights when I see them at my LHS. They operate on 12v and I use a 360 3S to power them.

Everything is stock and as the book suggest, GP .80 Futaba 9650's, E Flite 60 ESC, 2 x 3300 3S 30C in series. I have used 2 x 4000 3S 30C also, more flying time and I really dont notice any change to the flight.

What a great plane to fly, it is truly amazing and really shows in the air.
Jan 26, 2011, 04:09 PM
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anyone seal the hinge gaps with tape??
also has anyone gone to a bigger motor than the rimfire 80?
Thinking of going to the 120
Jun 24, 2011, 02:44 AM
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I created a instrument panel that I felt was more realistic for my new Reactor Bipe. I've attached it here for anybody who would like to download and print. I only ask that you PM me and let me know if it's useful to you.
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Jul 21, 2011, 12:50 PM
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aargh, Scott,

just finished putting mine together and NOW find your beautiful panel!

I'm still downloading it just in case I open up the top!

Maidened it w/a DLE-20 today. Good match for the plane.
Jul 22, 2011, 02:36 AM
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How does it land for you? If you've flown the smaller reactor bipe, how does it compare?
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Jul 22, 2011, 01:33 PM
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The smaller one is really "snappy" (which I like). Very responsive. The larger one has a waaay faster roll rate. pitch is not as quick (but I've just started to adjust that). Not as bad coupling on KE loops.

Landing..no problem. I prefer to land near the stall, power on but wouldn't recommend that. Rather I'd suggest a bit of power and land w/a little speed and it'll grease every time.
Jan 30, 2013, 10:19 AM
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Can I use the torque motor 500vII for the above?
Feb 08, 2013, 03:14 PM
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She's getting a custom Motor-Box , Motrofly 4320-500kv, Talon 90 ESC swinging a 16x10 APCE. Should make around 2200 watts... Oh, And Louvered Vents on the sides. My T-rex 550, 40-50c 5000mah 6s fits right in.
Feb 08, 2013, 04:17 PM
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custom Motor-Box looks great! are you selling any? : )
I don't know what size motorstadoff to use : (

the motrofly motor looks great! nice job
Feb 08, 2013, 05:00 PM
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Very nice install! 2200W should be insane; I had about 1700W on mine and it was ballistic FWIW, I had a Turdigy 5065 400kv motor, and found an 8" pitch to work better: I tried 16x8, 16x10, and 17x8 APC's. The 16x10 would "cavitate" in hover, and suffered poor pullout as such. It did have more speed, and made snaps, tumbles and such more violent.
Feb 08, 2013, 05:07 PM
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I think with the Little extra HP I have, it will help pull the 16X10 around without issue... But, well see??
Feb 08, 2013, 10:25 PM
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Could you post picture of the motor and cowl?

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aargh, Scott,

just finished putting mine together and NOW find your beautiful panel!

I'm still downloading it just in case I open up the top!

Maidened it w/a DLE-20 today. Good match for the plane.
Feb 13, 2013, 10:30 PM
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I just put in a Rimfire 5065-450 on 6s 45C 4000's, turning 17x8. Absolutely breathtaking...


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