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Old Aug 04, 2010, 02:17 PM
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Maybe mentioned already and I missed it but, will the 10g motor fit into the nose of the p-51 or does it need to hang out in front?
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Old Aug 04, 2010, 03:02 PM
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Maybe mentioned already and I missed it but, will the 10g motor fit into the nose of the p-51 or does it need to hang out in front?
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Old Aug 04, 2010, 05:46 PM
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I've been getting the blank page from Gravityhobby too.
Whats actually happening, at least for me, the page down loads is visible forabout a second, then goes to a blank page. I first noticed this at work. 96 Comm Sq. on Eglin AFB. The AF has a ton of website filters, and I thought the weird behaviour was becaus of that. Same thing happens to me at home. in Ft Walton Beach. Cox Cable is the provider.

On a side note MODFLY!! Would two of the stock cox motors be suitable for up grading an Estes BA Transport?? Circumstances have placed one(BA Trans) in my possession.
Old Aug 04, 2010, 06:16 PM
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I've been getting the blank page from Gravityhobby too.
Whats actually happening, at least for me, the page down loads is visible forabout a second, then goes to a blank page. I first noticed this at work. 96 Comm Sq. on Eglin AFB. The AF has a ton of website filters, and I thought the weird behaviour was becaus of that. Same thing happens to me at home. in Ft Walton Beach. Cox Cable is the provider.

On a side note MODFLY!! Would two of the stock cox motors be suitable for up grading an Estes BA Transport?? Circumstances have placed one(BA Trans) in my possession.
Yes, those motors would work fine in the Estes twin. Wire them in parallel. They would not really be an "upgrade" but rather a replacement for the stock motors.

Here is a video of the Estes BA transport with stock motors.

Blue Angels Tranport Overhauled (4 min 51 sec)
Old Aug 04, 2010, 06:21 PM
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Hey, Tubo. I've been getting the same response as you for a couple'a days now. Didn't they recently chane their website? Maybe the problem is on their end?

Another nice vid, MF.

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Old Aug 04, 2010, 06:25 PM
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Hey, Tubo. I've been getting the same response as you for a couple'a days now. Didn't they recently chane their website? Maybe the problem is on their end?

Another nice vid, MF.

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Thank you G Its an oldie and the cam that I used was a POS but it does show a good flying twin in strong wind.
Old Aug 04, 2010, 06:53 PM
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For you guys having trouble with the website. Running Gateway laptop with Vista X64 using my "normal" browser, Firefox 3.6.8, Site comes up and seem to be able to navigate the site. Only a quick check.

Opened IE 7.0.6001.1800, 64 bit IE, which I never use and it displays the type of behavior you all are reporting. Site starts to load, get some graphics showing and then goes to a blank page.

May be a problem with older versions of IE or something on the website that is not handling it at this time.

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Old Aug 04, 2010, 08:04 PM
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Yes, those motors would work fine in the Estes twin. Wire them in parallel. They would not really be an "upgrade" but rather a replacement for the stock motors.

Here is a video of the Estes BA transport with stock motors.
Yes Mod I've been over ALL your threads on the BA Transport, heck I even thought of offering it to you. For sentamental reasons I'm going to try & bash it lightly. Alreadt mounted HZ SC wheels to the mains.
PM me plz with a brushless SIZE of motor that would be approriate for it. Enough power to ROG easily & maybe loop from level flight.
I say SIZE because I'm not particularly looking for a specific set of motors, just some I can find inexpensivly. (CHEAP)
I do have the stock Estes motors and 1 Cox warbird motor, though.
Old Aug 04, 2010, 10:25 PM
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Yes Mod I've been over ALL your threads on the BA Transport, heck I even thought of offering it to you. For sentamental reasons I'm going to try & bash it lightly. Alreadt mounted HZ SC wheels to the mains.
PM me plz with a brushless SIZE of motor that would be approriate for it. Enough power to ROG easily & maybe loop from level flight.
I say SIZE because I'm not particularly looking for a specific set of motors, just some I can find inexpensivly. (CHEAP)
I do have the stock Estes motors and 1 Cox warbird motor, though.
Dual HK 10g motors would probably be enough to fly the wings off of a BA.
Old Aug 04, 2010, 10:41 PM
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Hey, Tubo. Since none of us seem to be using the motors from the Gravity/Cox kits, I'll bet if you asked nicely enough - and offered to pay the shipping, one of us'll probably donate one to the cause.
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FWIW I just downloaded Firefox - did a custom install so I could keep my original settings, and am now able to access Gravity's website via Firefox.

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Why Thank You Joe-seppi, Good Idea! I'd be plumb pleased to pay shipping on any donated pieces/parts. PM Plz.
Just fer FYI Joe-seppi & UNGN, though I live in Florida now, I am a Texan. Origionally from Grapevine/Colleyville(UNGN territory), also lived in Houston fer 10 years

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Old Aug 04, 2010, 11:57 PM
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Why Thank You Joe-seppi, Good Idea! I'd be plumb pleased to pay shipping on any donated pieces/parts. PM Plz.
Just fer FYI Joe-seppi & UNGN, though I live in Florida now, I am a Texan. Origionally from Grapevine/Colleyville(UNGN territory), also lived in Houston fer 10 years

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Hey bud, I have a motor here and a will have a couple more tomorrow. PM me an address and they're yours. Don't worry about shipping, it's only a couple bucks.
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TY kwiktsi, PM sent.
Now I wonder if the Cox motors can take a 2s 800ma Li-po batt. Guess this means I'll be haunting the old Cox threads too.
Modfly, have any prop suggestions, other than the stock Estes props(Wonder what the pitch is on those 108mm props is??)

BTW Opera browser lets me see the Gravity website too.
Old Aug 05, 2010, 12:23 AM
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TY kwiktsi, PM sent.
Now I wonder if the Cox motors can take a 2s 800ma Li-po batt. Guess this means I'll be haunting the old Cox threads too.
Modfly, have any prop suggestions, other than the stock Estes props(Wonder what the pitch is on those 108mm props is??)

BTW Opera browser lets me see the Gravity website too.
Yes the Cox motors will work with 2s NP. I would use the stock Estes BA props or a set from any of the Cox warbirds. I still fly my Estes BA twin but I'm using a set of Cox motors in a set of Gearboxes. I will see if I can find a link in a bit. Yes the BL 10g motors should do nicely in the BA twin as they are basically equivalent to the 130 in power but weigh less.

check this little tidbit on the BA twin motors https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=718519


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