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Jan 31, 2013, 09:03 PM
You haz hurricane?
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I thought on 4s people were getting around 70 amps...I will def make some breather holes for this bird.

Coot
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Jan 31, 2013, 09:13 PM
Soli Deo Gloria
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Hey guys, I'm not sure if I am even suppose to post this. But I came across a couple of PNP e-flite Hurricanes on ebay for 149.99 with free shipping. Not as good a price as some of you got but still a great deal. If anybody still wants one, this would be a good chance to pick one up.
Jan 31, 2013, 09:26 PM
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Originally Posted by GhostStone
Hey guys, I'm not sure if I am even suppose to post this. But I came across a couple of PNP e-flite Hurricanes on ebay for 149.99 with free shipping. Not as good a price as some of you got but still a great deal. If anybody still wants one, this would be a good chance to pick one up.
My money says they are from people who picked them up for $110 and trying to turn a buck.
Jan 31, 2013, 09:27 PM
You haz hurricane?
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I would bet that too, either way it is better than the regular deal that was available last month.

Coot
Jan 31, 2013, 09:29 PM
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Jan 31, 2013, 09:31 PM
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Takeoff?


Nice photos, thanks. Is #1 of a takeoff?

CR
Jan 31, 2013, 09:32 PM
PSALM 14:1
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Originally Posted by Inverted-I-Fly
just watt tested the stock set-up on 4s, 87amps at 1247 watts, I guess I need to find a 3s that will fit

Or just change the prop and retain your 4s...
Jan 31, 2013, 09:33 PM
inverted-i-fly
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OK, two 1800mah in parallel I get 59.85 amps and 685 watts
Jan 31, 2013, 09:33 PM
inverted-i-fly
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Or just change the prop and retain your 4s...
what prop are others running on 4s
Jan 31, 2013, 09:37 PM
PSALM 14:1
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11x7 APCe
Jan 31, 2013, 09:44 PM
You can't take the sky from me
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That's what I run. The power is more than adequate, with better flight times than with 3s, even with a 2800mah. For performance more like the stock setup on 4s, an 11x6 would work. I'm going to test an 11x8.5, and see if can get a tad more power with (hopefully) not too much more current draw.
Jan 31, 2013, 09:55 PM
You haz hurricane?
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How does batteries in parallel make a difference in amp draw vs one solid battery? I got no problem making my prop smaller too, is .5 that much of a difference in amps?

Coot
Jan 31, 2013, 10:20 PM
You haz hurricane?
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Im going to make sure that my ESC is configured right, is stock settings for an 80 amp ESC set up for 3s? I ask because I notice in the manual it states that the timing is 15 degrees which I think is 6 poles by their manual which I assume is related to the cell count? Any help on this is appreciated.

Coot
Jan 31, 2013, 10:31 PM
Memento Mori
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Originally Posted by Coot83
Im going to make sure that my ESC is configured right, is stock settings for an 80 amp ESC set up for 3s? I ask because I notice in the manual it states that the timing is 15 degrees which I think is 6 poles by their manual which I assume is related to the cell count? Any help on this is appreciated.

Coot
Motor timing is also related to wind type (y or d)... D winds normally enjoy lower timing, y winds normally higher timing. 7.5 is normally a safe starting point if wind type is not known. The wrong timing per wind will result in more heat/amp w/o gain in performance.
Jan 31, 2013, 10:40 PM
You haz hurricane?
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Since15 degrees is stock settings, should I assyme that means neutral for wind then? Im just afraid that the esc wont be calibrated for 4s.

Coot


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