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Old Aug 26, 2011, 11:20 PM
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slo poke glow to electric


I have just picked up a great planes slo poke at a swap meet. It has an OS 36 glow engine in it. I would like some help deciding what electric motor to put in it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I don't have a field where I can fly a gasser, so if I can't go electric I'll probably have to sell it.
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Old Sep 03, 2011, 01:51 PM
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Hi Frankie
Not sure if the kit's still around, but there's plenty of old threads hereabouts on electrocuting this line of kits. Just go to the top of the forums site and do a search for 'Slo Poke'. As expected, it goes under variants like Slopoke, Slow Poke and so on.

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Old Sep 04, 2011, 07:32 AM
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Glow 2 Electric Recommendation

Great Planes Slow Poke
2-stroke .25
4-stroke .26
Wt. 3.5 lb.
Wing Area: 656 sq.in.

Motor wt. range: 150g – 230g

Prop: APC 11x5.5E

3S 360000mAh Li-Poly, 45-amp or greater ESC

Excel Workbook with Spreadsheet used for the calculations at:
http://homepage.mac.com/kmyersefo/Gl...w2electric.xls

“How to guide” for spreadsheet at:
http://homepage.mac.com/kmyersefo/Gl...w2Electric.htm

The motor suggestions compiled using data at:
http://www.rc-book.com/en/


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