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Old Feb 10, 2011, 12:07 AM
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Motor, Motors???


Hey I know someone that could put that in a dynamax or a ramtec. Well not my business but if someone has one of those motors I know someone who would buy it
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Old Feb 10, 2011, 12:20 AM
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Were's the plane?
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I put Her on the scale today She came in at a "Final Weight Of" 18lb No BATTS.. Not bad for having brakes and heavy wheels and tires,the XPS Pro Motor, ICE160 and two 1100mha A123 RX packs.. O Ya I love Hysol too
Lets see how long I can get away with it there?? We don't use that room a lot. So will see I bet 3 weeks
Bill hang your coat on it she will never know.
Old Feb 10, 2011, 12:30 AM
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Renegade Fun Forever!!
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Hey Jeff call me are you flying Friday? I'm still hot for a big Sea Fury Let's talk
Old Feb 10, 2011, 12:59 AM
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fly like an EAGLE ;)
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yeah, thats probably most of it. never really ran that smooth before the crash though....but was pretty bad after the fix.

not sure.


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Well yeah after it crashed and burned where is it now?
Old Feb 10, 2011, 01:06 AM
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deltas are cool
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i still have it some of it was the rotor too ...so that got R&R'd too
Old Feb 10, 2011, 01:44 AM
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still trying to get it right
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Max, thanks for the info in post 1323 cheers
Old Feb 10, 2011, 09:39 AM
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Watt me worry?
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If you can do away with the flaps, brakes, and a couple servos.....and go 10s the plane is light and a joy to fly.......
Old Feb 10, 2011, 09:51 AM
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still trying to get it right
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Max, yes I plan to keep this one as light as possible I will have a good look at it when I collect it and see what can be done from my view and report back, Cheers
Old Feb 10, 2011, 10:02 AM
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Mine looks like it will end up at around 7kg (15.5lbs) ready to go, this with 12S 5000's feeding a 4" Haoye/Turbax/Turnigy fan combo. I also have 2 flaps, 2rudder and 2 elevator servos, and E-Flite electric retracts, I think they save me some weight compared to air units. I'm using the stock foam wheels and do not have brakes or fancy struts, only the wires included with the E-Flites.
Old Feb 10, 2011, 03:10 PM
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still trying to get it right
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Arngneir, that figure is quite impressive,apart from what you have mentioned did you do any hacking to to get that low?
Old Feb 10, 2011, 06:36 PM
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Not done anything special to remove weight, but keep in mind my fan/nacelle is much lighter than what most are using, mine weighs in at 700 gram (1.5lbs), that's where I save most of the weight compared to those running a Dynamax or similar fan setup.
Old Feb 10, 2011, 08:30 PM
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deltas are cool
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im making the Nacelles with lighter cloth now the last 2 nacelles were 7.6 oz. not including the hardware. and no paint ...i think my fan motor is around 3 ish pounds.
Old Feb 13, 2011, 07:19 PM
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still trying to get it right
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Arngeir,what system are you running please?
Old Feb 13, 2011, 08:18 PM
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4" Haoye shroud in homemade balsa nacelle, with cut-down Turbax rotor and spinner, currently with a Century 650A 800kV motor on 12S 40C 5000 Zippy, Sentilon 100HV controller. Waiting to get a Turnigy T600 880kV motor and will do a swap when I get it, the current setup is a little low on power. I'm getting 9.5lbs of thrust on just 2800W, I'm hoping the higher kV motor will up those figures a bit.

Put the plane on the scales today, RTF it is 6.8kg (15lbs)
Old Feb 14, 2011, 11:11 AM
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Interesting stuff,thanks for the info do you plan to keep the shroud at 4in with the new motor or will you up grade to a 4.5inch or bigger? cheers


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