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Nov 22, 2012, 02:17 AM
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Whats that calc page some guys use... I used to use it with my heavy lift camera ship. Doea it do watts or just amps and such
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Nov 22, 2012, 03:50 AM
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http://www.ecalc.ch/motorcalc_e.htm?ecalc

it can sometimes be off a fair bit though with prop brands, elevation, etc.
Nov 22, 2012, 04:49 AM
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Will the Ritewing motor/esc combo take a 11x5.5 prop? Would a 11" prop even fit on a Zii?
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Nov 22, 2012, 04:52 AM
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on 3s it will. im running one on my ZXL, it just fits in the gap.
Nov 22, 2012, 05:12 AM
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Think a higher rated esc with the same motor would handle the prop on 4s?
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Nov 22, 2012, 05:32 AM
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probably.

for at least 1 min haha

im just guessing though. why do you ask? why do you need that much thrust? VTO?
Nov 22, 2012, 01:52 PM
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I'm looking to buy a VTx and Vrx and antena from RMRC. I fly dragon link and want to get some good range. What are my best options, are the new 2500mw 1.3 vtx overkill or is that a good choice?
Nov 22, 2012, 01:57 PM
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you want 2.4 video gear if it works well in your region
saturday @ daves live feed (7 min 53 sec)

and that's standing next to 2 spektrum and one futaba transmitter most the time. lawmate 1 watt

1.2 and 1.3 mess with gps nav if your using one......
Nov 22, 2012, 02:13 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kloner
you want 2.4 video gear if it works well in your region
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFUPCDIbfhk
and that's standing next to 2 spektrum and one futaba transmitter most the time. lawmate 1 watt

1.2 and 1.3 mess with gps nav if your using one......
Will be using gps. So I already have a 1.3 cloverleaf and also a patch antena. What VTx and antena should I be looking for?
Nov 22, 2012, 02:29 PM
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Sorry miss read your post. So if I'm going to be using a gps it's best to use 2.4 not 1.3 for my VTx? If so back to the question what vTx should I be using and should I use a clove leaf style antena or a vee?
Nov 22, 2012, 02:50 PM
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mine are all 2.4 1 watt lawmate, the dpcav power solution and cloverleaf on the craft, crosshair on the ground.....

WCR zII style live feed (4 min 51 sec)


Discovery Colorado River live feed (4 min 58 sec)
Nov 22, 2012, 04:29 PM
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Nice!
Nov 22, 2012, 05:56 PM
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RMRC are discontinuing lawmate. i get mine from team-blacksheep.com

you need to read the stickies mate, nobody can tell you what VTX you need, you have to work it out.
Nov 22, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Bad right arm. Always difficult to launch my zii.

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probably.

for at least 1 min haha

im just guessing though. why do you ask? why do you need that much thrust? VTO?
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Nov 22, 2012, 08:08 PM
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I'm looking at this plane as a christmas gift (for myself hehe) but I am curious about the laminating process. Is it easy to botch? I always make mistake the first time I do something and I would hate to screw up such a nice plane as this is. Also, the GoPro mounting system, is it worth the $35? Couldn't I build something similar out of balsa for cheap? Oh and yeah, I'm pretty much sold on this.

Thanks,
Bakon


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