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Old Feb 05, 2013, 12:10 AM
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Went to the field today hoping to get more out of my "EXTRA" but no such luck, its blowing like if there was no tomorrow! 30-50km non-stop! Instead managed two flights with hotted up "uss rooseyelt" -(chineese spelling) not very enjoyable but challenging, more report soon, J.
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 04:57 PM
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Wind has dropped so back to do field to do more test flying. While using 19&3/8x10 cut down wood prop the model seem pretty lively and after 5.5min flight time motor was just slightly warm.
After similar timing while using wider blade SF19&3/8x10 motor was very hot, couldn't hold it with fingers too long, probably around 70c. obviously loading it too much. Few attemts to hover it but not very happy about results, I think I'm still too nose heavy so more fiddling to be done. Check video, with heeps of "Roos" getting in my way, next, J.
Old Feb 06, 2013, 08:18 PM
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Latest footage, enjoy the roos at the end. I'm very pleased with the flight time, after this flight I put in my 10S/4000/40C packs only 1300mA, thats brilliant, J.

P1050461 (6 min 7 sec)
Old Feb 06, 2013, 11:55 PM
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That's awesome quite the field.
Old Feb 07, 2013, 12:37 AM
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Enjoy the short footage over the Pacific, J.
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Old Apr 28, 2013, 03:50 AM
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I almost forgot about this plane in my fleet, took it out today for couple of flights in just about perfect conditions, pretty warm day and after 5min of full aerobatic routine the motor read 70deg/C. I monitor the temp. after each flight after all those lemon reviews for this EF5020. So far so good. Does anyone monitor motor temp. after the flights? Would like to hear some replies, Joe.
Old Apr 30, 2013, 04:06 AM
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Another great flying day, motor is still holding well, J.
Old May 26, 2013, 03:30 AM
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After all these lemon reviews for this motor in the past, mine is still doing great, recently been doing lot of flying with this model, latest video next, J.
Old May 27, 2013, 04:34 AM
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Latest flight, J
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Old Sep 09, 2015, 03:21 AM
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Two years on and the motor is still going great despite all these bad reviews years ago. Right size model and the prop makes it all perfect. Few more flights last few days in different clubs for the change of the scenery.
Old Mar 11, 2016, 04:21 AM
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It's been a while, almost forgot about this thread, just back from the beach flying it in pretty windy conditions this eve , still runs like magic. Enjoy the sound of the breakers.
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