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Apr 08, 2011, 11:54 PM
Gravity is patient............
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Originally Posted by npole
Is it the NEW version (actually Version III) with the additional carbon rods into the wings?
Looks like it is

http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=438
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Apr 09, 2011, 03:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Ramnes
venquessa:
I'm looking for a 4S motor. The TGY ones dont say how many cells one can use on them.
Is one of this the motor you tested?

TR 35-36B 1300kv Brushless Outrunner (Eq:2814)
NTM Series 35-36B 1400Kv / 495W

Jorn
Quote:
Originally Posted by venquessa
The Turnigy, didn't realise you were looking 4S sorry.
Hi again
I've been looking around trying to find a motor that runs on Turnigy Nano-Tech 4S 5000Mah 25-50C but have no luck at HK, so i now thinking of going down to Turnigy Nano-Tech 3S 25-50C 50000Mah instead and use the motor you recommend. If i can get around 30 minutes per battery of flight i think thats more than enough for me.
I've tried to use calculators on different websites to calculate the difference between them, but i'm not shure if i understand them.

I'm not very technical when it comes to this kind of electronics, but i'll be there one day.

Jorn
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Apr 09, 2011, 04:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Ramnes
If i can get around 30 minutes per battery of flight i think thats more than enough for me.
Interestingly (maybe?), I was using a Turnigy 3S 25-30C 5000mAh pack and had my timers at the end of the testing flights say:

Flight time: 21:50 (This is time with the throttle safety switch off)
Motor Time: 13:12 (This is non-idle time)

Pack read 38% on the LiPo tester and took 3500mAh to charge.

Bear in mind the "Flight time:" timer includes ground time when I forgot to switch the safety switch on.

This was line of sight, so lots of fast low passes and climb outs.
Apr 09, 2011, 04:58 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by venquessa
Interestingly (maybe?), I was using a Turnigy 3S 25-30C 5000mAh pack and had my timers at the end of the testing flights say:

Flight time: 21:50 (This is time with the throttle safety switch off)
Motor Time: 13:12 (This is non-idle time)

Pack read 38% on the LiPo tester and took 3500mAh to charge.

Bear in mind the "Flight time:" timer includes ground time when I forgot to switch the safety switch on.

This was line of sight, so lots of fast low passes and climb outs.
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That seem to be more like what i have in mind regarding flighttime, i will buy two batteries and since i'm kind of new to FPV i'm not going to do the big stunts in a while, but low passes is interesting. What do you mean by "throttle safety switch off"?

Jorn
Apr 09, 2011, 08:49 AM
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Where did you read it?
Apr 09, 2011, 11:36 AM
Fly Big, Low and Slow....
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He must think you can tell what version by looking, but you need to see the bottom of thw wing to tell if its V3
Apr 09, 2011, 12:36 PM
Postcards From The Purple Edge
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Had the SW at the club field this morning. I think every member in attendance got a "ride" along through the Headplays. Universally cool experience.

Most commonly asked question: "So how much did all this cost?"

kendall
Apr 09, 2011, 01:10 PM
Gravity is patient............
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Originally Posted by Alpina540
He must think you can tell what version by looking, but you need to see the bottom of thw wing to tell if its V3
I was going by the number of carbon rods provided, but you're right I was guessing, which is why I said "looks".
Apr 09, 2011, 01:12 PM
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V3 has two more carbon rods pre-installed inside the wing. The ones in the picture
are for joiners and fuse longeron.

ian
Apr 09, 2011, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by pshimm
I just drilled a hole in my mount right into the foam to accomodate the shaft. Others have cut the shaft with a dremmel or bolt cutter--I don't see the need.
I don't know of anyone selling skywalker motor mounts, but it's pretty easy to make if you have a scroll saw or band saw and some plywood. Place the blind tee nuts--then just glue it to the suppplied mount and glue it to the plane.
I understand now. Thanks!!!
Apr 09, 2011, 02:02 PM
Nakelp
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Quick question.
I just got the new 5000 Mah batteries from HK and the wires are just horrendously thick.
What kind of plugs I could use?
Apr 09, 2011, 02:08 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nakelp86
Quick question.
I just got the new 5000 Mah batteries from HK and the wires are just horrendously thick.
What kind of plugs I could use?
I use EC5 plugs on packs with 10AWG or larger leads.

kendall
Apr 09, 2011, 02:16 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ramnes
God kveld.
Are you going to buy a new motor for your abit heavy FPV plane mister? I'm also looking for a motor and was going to go for the stock one, but i want one that have at least 1,6kg of thrust. Of course without increasing the propsize.
Folks here seems to have Scorpion motors.

Jorn
The reason I am changing motors is that the BEVRC-motor has a vibration in it . It is pretty strong motor, but a no do with FY20A.
I want a better quality motor.

Ordered Scorpion S2-3014-1040 motor and a APC 10x5E propeller (will raise my motor mount some). That should give the plane good and smooth power.
Last edited by perfeet; Apr 09, 2011 at 02:52 PM.
Apr 09, 2011, 02:52 PM
Nakelp
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Thx Kendall
Apr 09, 2011, 02:56 PM
USA: LakeGeorge, New York
perfeet

when you make that motor mount, post pics....

I have that same motor (3014-1040kv Scoprion) but I use
a 9x6 APCe prop..... that 10x5 prop will be nicer :-)

I'm using 4s 5000mah Lipo

http://innov8tivedesigns.com/Scorpio...40%20Specs.htm

it will go just a bit faster


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