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Mar 07, 2012, 09:58 AM
No Hangar Queens!
I have a GB Eagle 2 that I have electrified. Its great. You will not regret it. Less work cleaning and reliable like nobody's business. Great restoration there.
Mar 07, 2012, 08:41 PM
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Curious as to the "power train" you used: Motor - esc - battery.
I am new to this - especially the technical part and would appreciate any advise you might give.
Mar 07, 2012, 09:34 PM
No Hangar Queens!
Using a Monster Power .46 size motor:
Currently out of stock but I would also recommend the Tacon Bigffot motor as well for this. They are both great motors. and worth the wait for stock to arrive IMO. I have an 85A ESC with 5A SBEC. I had it already so I thought I would put it to use. I have a 4000mAh 4 cell lipo running a 12x8 prop.
Battery is up front where the fuel tank normally is but the battery has to be connected under the wing. I use the ESC switch to turn things on and off after the wing is bolted down. This actually makes the CG a bit forward but thats how I prefer to fly. Havign the Battery in the main cab area has the CG a hair aft of the recommended CG. Probably ok but I've not tried yet. See my blog for pics of it.
Mar 08, 2012, 01:51 PM
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Thanks for the info...
I have been looking at some of your builds...I have trouble putting the battery in!!! Not to mention my workshop if the top of the washer/dryer! To say "nice" planes is a big understatement!
Mar 08, 2012, 07:46 PM
No Hangar Queens!
Hey man make due with what you have. Thank you for the compliment.

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