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Dec 30, 2010, 09:18 AM
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★ ♔Beginner Question ►►Mini Swift 2◄◄ Please Help♔★

Back Again With Another Question

So I just Purchased one of these "Mini Swift 2" Flying wing


Picture Of Wing

I've already bought

-TX & RX


- Speed Controller

-Lipo Battery

But I still Need to get

- Servo's

- Propeller !
(Motor I have Purchased http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=5143 )

I have no Idea what kind I need or should get ?
If some one could recommend me a type or give me link etc
Preferably from HobbyKing.com

Buy The Way are these any good ?

Also have I missed any thing ? DO I need anything else etc

Any Help Would Really Be Appreciated !

Last edited by NoobFlier; Dec 30, 2010 at 09:29 AM.
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Dec 30, 2010, 03:11 PM
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One Question !

Since the motor is behind doesn't it need a pusher Prop ?

Are those that you recommend the same ?
Dec 30, 2010, 06:05 PM
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You just reverse the prop on the motor spindle.
Dec 30, 2010, 06:06 PM
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Any prop can be a pusher prop. The orientation of a pusher prop should be the same as a puller prop. The front of the prop faces towards the direction of flight. In 99.99% of cases the lettering on the prop is on the front of the prop. Also, in most cases, the rear of the prop is shinier than the front is.
Dec 30, 2010, 07:27 PM
ferndale air force
You are better off just flipping a regular prop around. I guess I will do a quick build thread on my mini-swift next week. I already have a well used Swift 2. I got the mini swift for out front flying. Here is my latest Swift2 video.

Tim opc orn:

Swift2.5 26 Dec 10.wmv (3 min 29 sec)
Jan 16, 2011, 06:43 PM
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Ignore the "backwards" discussion. That information is useless unless we know what direction your motor is wired up.

Another trick:

* most * prop manufacturers will have the "words" or "number" on the prop cut through the wind 1st when the prop is spinning in the right direction. So when it's installed and you spin up the motor safely the "words/number" on the prop blade should lead side of the blade that has no words when installed properyl. When in doubt, this little "trivia" information has saved me more times than not. Good luck.


Last edited by SENTRY 62; Feb 04, 2011 at 05:37 PM.

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