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Old Aug 31, 2012, 08:48 AM
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That right there is one of the 3 main reasons I got rid of all my geared setups.

Sorry to see that.

I never got used to having my throttle on a switch.
Yup,burned down 1-Kira,1-CC125,1-CC100,couple spinners and props...that's some big dollar humbling
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 08:50 AM
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Voodoo, what 100ice firmware version do you have it?. What about some static test, you did them before fly..
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latest firmware ...and no on the static..I figured all was good cause many have run this setup,and all was just fine with the 14.5X14.
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 08:54 AM
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Doug, that hurts man !
Were you using a separate RX pack ? I would have thought you'd still have control even if the ESC was the cause of the crash.
Yes I have a cc10 BEC w/2 cell lipo....and I did fly it for a second,enough to get the wings level,and if I pulled any harder on the elevator,it would have stalled.I did the best I could for launching,and just getting my hands back on the TX.But like I said,this plane is wicked strong,and damage to it is minimal ....but I am sick of if cutting off on me.
Old Aug 31, 2012, 09:26 AM
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I am actually really slow
Thats strange it decided to die just on a prop change.

Must be getting tired of those Castle Cremations speed controllers now aye Voodoo
Old Aug 31, 2012, 09:54 AM
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Hard to watch the hit .But glad to know the damage was minimal.
Hope you get it sorted out.
Old Aug 31, 2012, 09:56 AM
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Maybee time to try another brand of esc,,, VooDoo... CC aint working for you(and a few others) for some reason,, sorry for this...

I know it gets more expensive now if CC is not a choise.. Still its strange it just shutdown like that..

My first intension was F5B setup on my viper, but no way, to many problems with this setup (driving eveything above their limits), and there is the "thrills" of launching also... Im going for geared F5B 11x22 prop...

I hope you get it sort out... both with the setup and plane, and what you you want from here..
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 10:16 AM
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I am actually really slow
A lot of the heli guys are loving the hobby wing controllers, I know it's a cheaper brand but when we got sick of the cc's catching fire we tried hobby wing's and they have been flawless. The specs say the 100A version can take 150A burts. Might be worth a look. I havnt touched the 100A version personally, only the HV120 with the fans mounted.

Still, I've been keeping an eye out for old Phoenix 125's I wish castle still made them, one of the best controllers they have made in my opinion.
Old Aug 31, 2012, 10:39 AM
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the HW 100A escs are no problems at 100A and maybee 150A in bursts, but I dont think they will last long at 170-200A... otherwise they are VERY good escs, have like 4-5 of them and running them within their specs.

How about Joes modified 200A ?
Old Aug 31, 2012, 07:58 PM
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Yuri,i do not know how you do it,but the only damage to my X-Plane airframe,is a bit of lifted paint where the lipo spread the fusalage The Motor mount is even rock solid...it blows my mind that twice i have Smacked this thing face first into the ground,and the only damage is a spinner,and prop blades but i am miffed about the ESC,the lipo did not even hit it,it has no smell,and no melted shrink wrap...it looks and smells brand new,except that it does nothing when powered up.I went to plug it in to check the log,and it burned out my Multi-Usb port .
Old Aug 31, 2012, 08:45 PM
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And the X-Plane is now ready to go again...There was no way i was going to go without it,on this 3 day holiday weekend I am sure things will go better tomorrow.....This thing is an OX
Old Aug 31, 2012, 11:58 PM
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Yuri,i do not know how you do it,but the only damage to my X-Plane airframe,is a bit of lifted paint where the lipo spread the fusalage :.
I have a simple answer for it.
VC You are an expert in powerless launches and You know how to wreck a plane
right way.
I am just a beginner and totaled my X even without even asphalt runway.
You know,,they say......"launch all ways above the grass"
But ,who is listening?
Great spirit VC.
I am gonna fly for 3 days as well.
Happy launches.
Yuri.
Old Sep 01, 2012, 12:47 AM
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at least you guys have grass...

a rare sight here in the desert...
Old Sep 01, 2012, 07:01 AM
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And the X-Plane is now ready to go again...There was no way i was going to go without it,on this 3 day holiday weekend I am sure things will go better tomorrow.....This thing is an OX
So, what ESC are you running now?
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Hmmm The sound of a 7x13 turning at 20k rpm

7x13 static (0 min 23 sec)
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Old Sep 01, 2012, 04:17 PM
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Hmmm The sound of a 7x13 turning at 20k rpm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZb7n...&feature=g-upl
NOW we are talking...

OK, dont drag it.. what setup ? Amps ?

Im VERY intrested in this one, you know


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