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Old Mar 16, 2012, 07:01 PM
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Since my name is Peter, can I have a shot at geotagging your last creation too?
Shoot Pete.What the hell...
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 07:08 PM
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Shoot Pete.What the hell...
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13xx/Bekkestua or Slependen....
Old Mar 16, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Sorry Peter,buddy ...may be... but not in Your neighborhood.
I will send You one more X for free and pay shipping if You guess where is this one go to
Yuri.
Everybody like Kengas
Oh Yuri, I was actually hoping Bulletmaster or heliclown may have opened their wallet...........

I think your offer is pretty safe unless the real owner of that lovely lovely 'roo adored X Plane wants to PM me their location.

You know it would be worth it just to hear what my wife says when a third one joins the other two that are still on display in my lounge room!
Old Mar 16, 2012, 10:51 PM
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Peter... don't discount me.. I was waiting to see if heliclown took the first dibs..
Old Mar 17, 2012, 12:06 AM
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I think your offer is pretty safe unless the real owner of that lovely lovely 'roo adored X Plane wants to PM me their location.

D
Not a chance.That guy flies to high to come down this thread.
And I think 'Roo is a fast enough to have her on the top of speed wing .
Nice weekend to You all
Yuri.
Old Mar 18, 2012, 03:26 AM
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A lovely box arrived Thursday. My car has been out of commission for a bit over a month (broke down shortly after I received stitches), so I decided I would open the box after I got around to fixing the car. Tonight I determined the head has to come off the car, so some cheering up is in order and the box was opened "early." There is only one thing better than an X-plane... a pair of X-planes .





As before, the quality of craftsmanship is near perfection. The current plan is:

Yellow/Green:
KPG 5.2
GM 15x16
HET 1w-30 (28x52mm 4400kv)
4s ~2500mah
Phoenix 125
Based on some other planes I have I'm guessing this will be around 3kw and 130mph, pretty mild, but certainly provides room to prop up.

Red:
KPG 4.2
HET 2w-30 (28x52mm 2200kv)
Small 8s pack (~1300-1800mah depending on how many amps the motor combo pulls)
Ice lite 100
prop ??? I'd like something around 13x17. Rasa makes a 15x18 but the design looks a bit "fat" and I haven't read sparkly reviews yet. Marcus makes an 11x17, but I'm not sure this would give the acceleration I would like.

Unfortunately, now it looks like I will have plenty of time to research props as my cars head gasket isn't going to be a quick fix...
Old Mar 18, 2012, 03:41 AM
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A lovely box arrived Thursday. My car has been out of commission for a bit over a month (broke down shortly after I received stitches), so I decided I would open the box after I got around to fixing the car. Tonight I determined the head has to come off the car, so some cheering up is in order and the box was opened "early." There is only one thing better than an X-plane... a pair of X-planes .





As before, the quality of craftsmanship is near perfection. The current plan is:

Yellow/Green:
KPG 5.2
GM 15x16
HET 1w-30 (28x52mm 4400kv)
4s ~2500mah
Phoenix 125
Based on some other planes I have I'm guessing this will be around 3kw and 130mph, pretty mild, but certainly provides room to prop up.

Red:
KPG 4.2
HET 2w-30 (28x52mm 2200kv)
Small 8s pack (~1300-1800mah depending on how many amps the motor combo pulls)
Ice lite 100
prop ??? I'd like something around 13x17. Rasa makes a 15x18 but the design looks a bit "fat" and I haven't read sparkly reviews yet. Marcus makes an 11x17, but I'm not sure this would give the acceleration I would like.

Unfortunately, now it looks like I will have plenty of time to research props as my cars head gasket isn't going to be a quick fix...
Interesting choice of setups!
Old Mar 19, 2012, 01:32 AM
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combatflier,

For the Red one you mentioned 8S and ICE lite.

Manufacturer rating for Castle ICE is 8S max, but ICE lite is rated for 6S max.

http://castlecreations.com/products/phoenix_ice.html


Modified ESC? Or is true limit 8S?


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Old Mar 19, 2012, 01:42 AM
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Internals are the the same between the normal and lite versions Gryphon, 8S is not recommended by castle, but hey
Old Mar 19, 2012, 01:48 AM
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Somewhere it was discussed that the ice and ice lite use the same programming/board and the limit was due to the lack of heat sink. I've used the ice lite 100a at around 55a peak on a Chinese 2150kv inrunner through 5.2:1 gb with the rfm 12.8x13 on a 1000mah 8s pack. As far as I can tell, efficiency was high and everything came down pretty cold (no cooling holes in the fuselage). That plane only lived two flights (my first incident since I started flying again a few years ago), so can't comment much more than that.

I don't have any fear pushing the ice lite 100 to 100a on 8s in 5sec bursts or 125a+ on ~2-3s bursts, but I have not tried it yet. 8s will require external bec or rx pack (I always use an RX pack).

Jacko beat me to it!
Old Mar 19, 2012, 01:51 AM
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Thank you, I wish you well.


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Old Mar 19, 2012, 02:00 AM
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I don't have any fear pushing the ice lite 100 to 100a on 8s in 5sec bursts or
With 16x17 put ( accidentally) on +7 spinner I was using throttle switch
for 0.3 sec bursts.If I would be holding switch longer,I would not be able to see the plane.
Thanx for the great pictures Dan.
Yuri.
P.S. CC 100 not LITE I pushed to 239Amps on 8S.
And going to do same thing with LITE ,at least for a half of that with cooling of course.
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P.S. CC 100 not LITE I pushed to 239Amps on 8S.
That's what I like to hear!
Old Mar 19, 2012, 03:34 AM
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Anyone out there have one in or near San Diego, CA?
Old Mar 19, 2012, 04:03 AM
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Chillaxin dude!
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Just a quick question.. would this airframe be legal to run as an F5D model in competition?

PS.. consider wallet opened PeterM..
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