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Mar 15, 2011, 09:44 PM
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Mar 16, 2011, 12:59 AM
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Originally Posted by johnnyrocco123
I know certain people don't want to hear this. But I believe in order to achieve 125mph with that stock setup, the stars must be in perfect alignment. Along with a nice gust behind the Funjet.
The 200kph "out of the box" has been demonstrated on many events - measured with on-board telemetry and displayed on huge board.

The key is to have the right combination of parts. A battery which retains a high voltage under load and the right prop. The Graupner Speed 6x5.5" is so much better than the APC 6x5.5" on the FJU, that there is a very noticeable difference in performance.

Jürgen
Mar 16, 2011, 01:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Jurgen Heilig
The 200kph "out of the box" has been demonstrated on many events - measured with on-board telemetry and displayed on huge board.

The key is to have the right combination of parts. A battery which retains a high voltage under load and the right prop. The Graupner Speed 6x5.5" is so much better than the APC 6x5.5" on the FJU, that there is a very noticeable difference in performance.

Jürgen

Hey Jurgen,

I'm glad you mentioned the right combination of parts, you keep recommending the Graupner 6x5.5 prop.

Problem is if you buy the recommended power system from a US dealer more that likely it will included an APC 6x5.5

On the Multiplex website - no mention of using a Graupner prop, as a matter of fact, part # 73 3195 does not even have the Graupner name listed.

As for the recommended 3S 3200mAh 80/160C lipo - Look like a nice pack, At 74.00 Euros it better be.

However I am pretty sure you will have a hard time finding a handful of US FJ Ultra owners who are using this pack.

FCA
Mar 16, 2011, 02:42 AM
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Originally Posted by FLAME747
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On the Multiplex website - no mention of using a Graupner prop, as a matter of fact, part # 73 3195 does not even have the Graupner name listed.
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Multiplex buys the props from Graupner:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=139

The only difference is the missing "Graupner Speed" printing.

Jürgen
Mar 16, 2011, 07:06 AM
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Would love to see a video of the stock recomended set up running these speeds in a level pass.
Mar 16, 2011, 08:06 AM
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does anyone know where I can get replacement props ?
Mar 16, 2011, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by rimripper
Would love to see a video of the stock recomended set up running these speeds in a level pass.
Just a few videos with the recommended setup:

Multiplex Funjet Ultra (2 min 32 sec)


https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1219794

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1231591

Jürgen
Mar 16, 2011, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by FLAME747
Problem is if you buy the recommended power system from a US dealer more that likely it will included an APC 6x5.5

FCA
Interesting, mine came with the graupner.
Mar 16, 2011, 05:03 PM
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Where you guys getting the Graupner 6x5.5's in the US? I've been flying the APC 6x4 and thought I'd step up.

thx
Jeff
Mar 16, 2011, 05:05 PM
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does anyone know where I can get replacement props ?
Hobby Lobby had them for a few days but they are gone.

I received a few spares from Icare in Canada. You might try them. http://www.icare-rc.com/ part #1305.15.13,5

GS
Mar 16, 2011, 05:12 PM
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Hobby Lobby had them for a few days but they are gone.

I received a few spares from Icare in Canada. You might try them. http://www.icare-rc.com/ part #1305.15.13,5

GS
Thx GS....is HL the only US distributor?? My guess is that with shipping, they're around $10 delivered (or 2x props for $15, no big deal).

Are they really worth it; ie, that much better than the APC 6*4? Recall that I'm running the Grayson hobby SuperMejaJet combo on 3S/30C

thx
jeff
Mar 16, 2011, 05:49 PM
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Thx GS....is HL the only US distributor?? My guess is that with shipping, they're around $10 delivered (or 2x props for $15, no big deal).

Are they really worth it; ie, that much better than the APC 6*4? Recall that I'm running the Grayson hobby SuperMejaJet combo on 3S/30C

thx
jeff
Hi Jeff
I don't know if they are the only US distributor. I ordered some from the LHS and they said it might be awhile. So I did an internet search and found the 6x5.5's at icare/icarus and ordered a few from them. S&H to Los Angeles was 8.50 airmail, shipped in a box (vs envelope) with no issues. I have an APC 6x5.5 I bought as a spare before I found the Graupners. I bored and balanced it but haven't flown the APC though. Hope this helps. Sounds like a nice combo. How does it fly?

GS
Mar 16, 2011, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by poiyt
Where you guys getting the Graupner 6x5.5's in the US? I've been flying the APC 6x4 and thought I'd step up.

thx
Jeff
New Creations R/C I just got a couple Graupner 6x6 from him this week.
Mar 16, 2011, 07:49 PM
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New creations rc is a cool company and shipping is reasonable too.
Mar 16, 2011, 07:50 PM
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Thx Johnny....$15 shipped for a single prop, and they're out....<sigh>

Oh well, they must be good, nobody can seem to keep em in stock!

thx for the tip

Jeff


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