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Dec 04, 2012, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by RCBABBEL
Just got off the ph with Torye.
Maiden flights were this morning.
He loves the plane!
No issues to report on the APC 7x5E w/stock esc.
Said the plane felt fast but he wants faster.

rc
While 7x5 would be faster--I wonder if 7035 is better for slower flights, better for hover, better for harrier. The 7x5 probaby pulls out of hover better. He was almost at my elevation--so 7x5 might be good for me too. Getting more cooling easy w/o spinner or moving ESC underneath.

Thoughts?
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Dec 04, 2012, 11:49 PM
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Dec 05, 2012, 12:00 AM
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Originally Posted by flyrtim
While 7x5 would be faster--I wonder if 7035 is better for slower flights, better for hover, better for harrier. The 7x5 probaby pulls out of hover better. He was almost at my elevation--so 7x5 might be good for me too. Getting more cooling easy w/o spinner or moving ESC underneath.

Thoughts?
APC 7x5 probably much more of a speed prop.
I'm throwing a GWS 7035 on my Edge this week.
I'll be flying both planes when Torye returns to Twin later this month.

rc
Dec 05, 2012, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by slo-fly
I got the park 340 installed. It's not a drop in fit, the motor mount holes didn't line up so I had to make slots.
wow, very cool and looking forward to your results
Dec 05, 2012, 12:27 AM
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any mods neded to fit the apc 7x5e? its the only prop i could find on my LHS
Dec 05, 2012, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by lore2486
any mods neded to fit the apc 7x5e? its the only prop i could find on my LHS
I would think just not use spiner but not sure beware of throttle as ur pushing the stock esc. Maybe motor to depend on elevation. Video,video we got what about ten ppl here where videos. Soon i get mine i be boring you guys with videos lol got to get to the 200.mark on my youtube channel
Dec 05, 2012, 12:40 AM
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any mods neded to fit the apc 7x5e? its the only prop i could find on my LHS
PM sent...

"The motor shaft prop adapters that come with the APC 7x5E have too large of holes for the Edge motor shaft.
Torye found a smaller plastic adapter that worked perfectly.
He had to lightly trim the plastic spinner with an exacto knife to fit over the new prop."

rc
Dec 05, 2012, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by lore2486
any mods neded to fit the apc 7x5e? its the only prop i could find on my LHS
You'll need prop adapter eflm1920 or you can get 2 machine screws to replace the set screws on your stock prop adapter and turn it into a prop saver. I think you'll 2.5mm metric screws, and you'll need a .05" allen wrench to remove stock prop adapter set screws.
Dec 05, 2012, 01:32 AM
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The park 340 barely fits! I will do some testing hopefully tomorrow. The park 340 weighs 30g with motor mount, no prop adapter. The prop adapter that comes with the park 340 weighs 7g, a bit heavy.
Dec 05, 2012, 05:50 AM
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As a Canadian, I get offended when he list bogus "drawbacks of being Canadian"
The only drawbacks of being Canadian are that your football season is already over and there's nothing to do but fly RC since the NHL is locked out. How much junior A can you watch?

Dec 05, 2012, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by flyrtim
this is OT so I will be brief--I will send you a PM, or go to older or newer 3dhs edge threads for specifics: 4 servos hobbypartz= $30, HK ESC=$20, Hobbypartz motor $30= $80 total + 120 for plane= $200 total.

My $275 edge 41" has hitec hs65hb servos, recommended omega motor, HK Mystery ESC.
+1! It can easily be done and fly just as good if not more powerful with that motor.
Dec 05, 2012, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by FlyWW1
+1! It can easily be done and fly just as good if not more powerful with that motor.
Yeah i got his pm not clicked on links yet but will look at everything. Mail needs hurry up and run today to see if im disapointed again with no plane
Dec 05, 2012, 09:07 AM
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2 setups for 3dhs edge 41" < $200.

again I am OT--but some folks seem interested--so this time I will be more thorough.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...m#post19187975
post 14183

with HK 6ch orange RX adds $6-- with HK orange RX satellite adds $12 to that.
Dec 05, 2012, 09:09 AM
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The park 340 is powerful! On a apc 7x4E it pulled 160.8 watts and 15.2 amps! It's also much quieter and smoother than the park 280, no vibrations either! It also pulls 20 ounces thrust on that apc 7x4E, a big jump from 12 ounces thrust stock! The AUW is 8.5 ounces with park 340, apc prop and thunder power 325mah 65c. I can probably get it to 8.25-8.3 ounces if I ditch the 7g prop adapter and use a prop saver instead.
Last edited by slo-fly; Dec 05, 2012 at 09:20 AM.
Dec 05, 2012, 09:11 AM
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The park 340 is powerful! On a apc 7x4E it pulled 160.8 watts and 15.2 amps! It's also much quieter and smoother than the park 280, no vibrations either!
WOW

I forget which esc are you using now?


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