Nov 29, 2012, 01:51 PM
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tp 325 65c will be the lightest

Heres my F22 https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1765773 so when you finish yours we can dog fight eacher other!
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Nov 29, 2012, 04:39 PM
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He is running 2 fans. A 450 will give him 225mah per fan allowing about a 3 minute flight.
Nov 30, 2012, 02:40 AM
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I might not be at 100% throttle all the time, I usually back off for a cooling lap
Nov 30, 2012, 03:37 AM
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"back off"?... I'm not familiar with that term....?
Nov 30, 2012, 01:46 PM
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Rob, you have to slow it down for Nitro. He is thinking about this with too much haste.
Nov 30, 2012, 03:24 PM
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I would call it more like experience than haste.....
Nov 30, 2012, 05:23 PM
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I was making a speed joke.
Dec 02, 2012, 02:27 AM
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First Turnigy 6A went up in smoke as soon as it was plugged in. A nice pop, and flash of light, then smoked as I unplugged it. The square chip towards center. Tested motor to make sure it was ok. Tried second one, and it worked. So I'll be waiting for a new esc. Now need to check what other goodies I should order.

Tested thrust of the one fan. Was kind of hard to judge thrust while holding the fuselage together. Felt like one would fly it, but certainly not vertical. The duct didn't seam to bog it down much. And speeded up the exhaust quite a bit. The esc was also in the exhaust. I just ran the wires out the back to make it easy to test. So I'm feeling better about the duct size.
Dec 02, 2012, 03:14 AM
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Thats bad news about the ESC!
Are you gonna strip down the ESC to save some weight ive got mine down to 3.1 grs.

I was looking at my turnigy 6a esc and it doesnt have a capacitor
Dec 02, 2012, 03:22 AM
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Mine is the Plush version. It also says, "Bulletproof speed controller". Didn't try bullets, but it sure didn't like electrons. I don't think I'll strip it down.
Jan 02, 2013, 03:12 AM
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I'm still working on this plane. I see the ESC on order is still in China. Oh, my.
Edit-- tracking shows it left Hong Kong on the 6th.
Edit-- The new esc arrived today, a little over a month later.
Last edited by Roto Rob; Jan 13, 2013 at 02:19 AM.
Jan 18, 2013, 07:38 PM
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Two working ESC's. Now to figure out how to fit it all in. Thinking close to how its laying, with the wires cut into the center foam.
Jan 19, 2013, 01:05 AM
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ooww so exciting, been following this for ages and it's almost done
Jan 19, 2013, 03:23 AM
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Thanks for the interest. Thats why I warn people that I build slow.
Not really that slow, I just have so many projects going all the time.
I cut the notch in the center foam for the wires. Looks like I'll be able to tuck in most of the wire.
I have been working on cleaning up the CAD file, so I can post it. Might just post as is, since it might take awhile to clean it up. Just makes it a bit confusing as to what layers I actually used, and what layers are just left over from drawing the individual area's.
Probably would be much easier to make if it was a little bigger. So thinking of making a larger one. Will see how this one flys first.
Edit: to many projects, hope to get back to this in a couple of weeks.
Last edited by Roto Rob; Jan 29, 2013 at 04:20 AM.


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