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Nov 25, 2012, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by warbirdboy
Have all of you guys removed the stock ESC? Or is your plane doing just fine with it? I'm kindof skeptical on whether to fly mine because of everybody conplaining about the ESC. And i'm running a 4s in the nose and mine balances fine..moving it all the way to the wing seems a bit weird to me.
I upgraded the ESC to 50 AMP with the 3S battery. I have since upgraded it to 4S and have gone with an 80 amp ESC.
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Nov 26, 2012, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Quadmad
maiden was successfull yesterday I had two flights and this is the position where the lipo ended up
it flew really nice plenty of power i ran out of time so i didn't get a chance to put the carbon spar in the wing or fiberglass tape the wing was flexing to the max LOL so next flight will have a spar in it
Speed wise i would say 150-160Kph
doesn't sound as nice as disho one tho
anyways very happy wit it so far I must order a 5s to try
Any video of the flight
Nov 26, 2012, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by disho
Any video of the flight
No I will try take some next time i fly it
I will not fly it again till i put a spar in the wing
Cheers
Nov 26, 2012, 04:03 PM
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Maidened mine yesterday. It was a calm day, but there was sporadic wind gusts of like 5-10 mph. This thing can not handle wind for sure. It nearly stopped going towards the wind when a gust came, and nearly tip-stalled once (high in the air though), but when there's no wind it fly's great! Got it up and down in one piece. This is my first EDF, so i didn't trim it because i was shaking too much XD. But not a scratch, it went well

Also, this was a flight with the stock ESC. The only problem i had with the plane was that sometimes when i start up the motor, it makes a really weird grinding sound, like something is loose or like something is hitting the fan. To fix it i have to just put the throttle back down and back up again. I checked multiple times to see the cause, but couldn't figure it out. Nothing is hitting it and nothing is loose.
Nov 26, 2012, 06:50 PM
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If you flew it with 3S, then I'm not surprised.

That grinding sound is probably the ESC mis-timing the winding in the motor, causing it to stutter.
Nov 27, 2012, 01:12 AM
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Flown with a 4s.
Nov 27, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by warbirdboy
Flown with a 4s.
The stock ESC is supposed to be a 30 amp. On a watt meter mine runs somewhere around 70 amps WOT.
Nov 27, 2012, 02:14 PM
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I have a question:
be able to install on the model a 68mm fan?
I thought this mount:

http://rc-castle.com/shop/product_in...oducts_id=1725

the second you enter the room? changes must be made? vortrei not weaken the fuselage with various cutouts ..
Nov 27, 2012, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Matty001
I have a question:
be able to install on the model a 68mm fan?
I thought this mount:

http://rc-castle.com/shop/product_in...oducts_id=1725

the second you enter the room? changes must be made? vortrei not weaken the fuselage with various cutouts ..
That's expensive you can get the same fan much cheaper from HK
73 dollars for this one

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Rotation_.html

Or the 70 mm 10 blade one same as what i'm using in my T45 for 79 dollars

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s..._1200watt.html
Nov 27, 2012, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Quadmad
That's expensive you can get the same fan much cheaper from HK
73 dollars for this one

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Rotation_.html

Or the 70 mm 10 blade one same as what i'm using in my T45 for 79 dollars

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s..._1200watt.html

thanks for the reply and advice.
But I ask you an information.
I can install it without any problems the fan inside of the model? goes well without any problems? or changes must be made to the plane?
Nov 27, 2012, 03:53 PM
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Try this one

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...hite_EPO_.html
Nov 27, 2012, 05:40 PM
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Look up Buddy Codes for HobbyKing and you can get the 10blade alloy fan for $66
And grab that other 70mm T-45 instead at the same time too.
Nov 27, 2012, 05:56 PM
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I have the 64mm version.
The 70mm fan does not fit?
Nov 27, 2012, 06:21 PM
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It will fit with sanding out the fan area.
A Dremel drum sander.... or sand paper around a round rod/object.
Nov 27, 2012, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Matty001
I have the 64mm version.
The 70mm fan does not fit?
If u haven't brought a fan you can buy the CNC 64 mm fan from HK that one will fit with minimal work


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