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Feb 16, 2012, 11:18 AM
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whats the amp draw with the 714 and 4s ? is a 80 speed control enough , or do i need a 100 ?
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Feb 16, 2012, 04:03 PM
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just ordered mine ......
Feb 16, 2012, 04:43 PM
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just ordered mine ......
congrats... and ya, 80amp esc is plenty. ICE-lite75 is what I think is in mine...
Feb 16, 2012, 05:08 PM
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congrats... and ya, 80amp esc is plenty. ICE-lite75 is what I think is in mine...
keep an eye on that ESC Arron!
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Feb 16, 2012, 05:46 PM
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Any one having ballancing issues with the MF3415 is the ruder servo in the tray or in the rear fuse can't deside what MF to get
Feb 16, 2012, 06:25 PM
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I thought everyone is going with the " Pull- Pull " no ?
Feb 16, 2012, 06:30 PM
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Any one having ballancing issues with the MF3415 is the ruder servo in the tray or in the rear fuse can't deside what MF to get
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I thought everyone is going with the " Pull- Pull " no ?

The plane was designed for pull/pull...

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Feb 16, 2012, 07:32 PM
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i had read that some guys were having issues with balancing with 4315 i will be running 4000 mah 4s batterys will i get it to fly hands off inveted
Feb 16, 2012, 08:41 PM
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crap , just ordered a 100 amp controler ....what c 4000's are you guys using ?, i just checked ,the highest they have is 25c in the gens ace batts , ive had real good luck with the sky lipos , and those are now in stock , up to 40c ....

Is 5245's the servos of choice ? is it ok on the rudder too ?
Feb 16, 2012, 08:55 PM
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crap , just ordered a 100 amp controler ....what c 4000's are you guys using ?, i just checked ,the highest they have is 25c in the gens ace batts , ive had real good luck with the sky lipos , and those are now in stock , up to 40c ....

Is 5245's the servos of choice ? is it ok on the rudder too ?
The 100 Is fine, and you can always take it out and use it on a 71" if you get one

It gives you alittle more " head room "

Airplanes don't take high " C " rating's like Heli's, as the airplane isn't under constant power like a heli. Anything 25C or more will work fine

One thing is get a 5C rating, so you can charge the lipo around 10-12 mintues with a good charger, vs a hour + thats only a 2C rating, they take over a hour to charge

You'll spend more time flying, and less time charging
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Feb 16, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Dennis Everett
crap , just ordered a 100 amp controler ....what c 4000's are you guys using ?, i just checked ,the highest they have is 25c in the gens ace batts , ive had real good luck with the sky lipos , and those are now in stock , up to 40c ....

Is 5245's the servos of choice ? is it ok on the rudder too ?
I'm using Hitec HS-225's...no problems in my 57" Extra, 55" Edge, and 59" Slick...

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Feb 16, 2012, 09:14 PM
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I'm also going with the HS 225's , I'm pricing them now, looks like the 225MG's are around $23.00 a pc from toms rc

SteveTtooo did you go with the MG or BB servo's?
Feb 16, 2012, 09:24 PM
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I'm also going with the HS 225's , I'm pricing them now, looks like the 225MG's are around $23.00 a pc from toms rc

SteveTtooo did you go with the MG or BB servo's?
I have not bought anything but MG or TG servos for many years. I would rather have a little eventual wear/slop than having a servo gear strip...YMMV...

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Feb 16, 2012, 09:29 PM
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10/4, thanks, for the price difference , it's not worth it to go with a nylon gear servo

I'm trying to find a ( 4 ) pack online now, for around $23 bucks a servo 225MG

Looks like Toms RC has only 3 packs, and they dont have a single in stock
Feb 16, 2012, 09:32 PM
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LOL , already have the 71 , thanks guys , and have 3 of the 225's , i have 2 - 30c 4000's , need the motor and a servo , also have a bec already , this is gonna be cheaper than i thought ..... Dennis i do have some 645's i guess i could put one on the rudder ...cheaper yet ....


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