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Oct 12, 2010, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by aleksander
Hi!

anyone tried the Castle Creations Thunderbird 54 AMP ESC Controller?

Should this be enough for a het 2W 4,7x4,7 ?

A


HET 2W (4750kV) on 3S with a 4.75x4.75 is gonna draw wicked high amps, well over 70.

4.1x4.1 would be a better idea
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Oct 13, 2010, 04:56 AM
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Well I havent ordered any ESC yet, will figure out more before I order anything.

Jackosmeister: I`m planning on runing it on 4,1x4,1. But I would like to have the opertunity to put on a 4,7x4,7 aswell, if needed

Say a system is pulling 60 amp on the ground holding it, how munch will it pull in the air?

The CC ice i what I really wanted, but you only get them in 50 ore 75. 60 is a HV, so thats to munch. Maybe I just try to squeese in a 75 and use the built in bec in that one... I dont now anymore

A
Oct 13, 2010, 06:22 AM
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HET 2W (4750kV) on 3S with a 4.75x4.75 is gonna draw wicked high amps, well over 70.

4.1x4.1 would be a better idea
Ive got this motor in mine, im running a 4.5x4.1, seem ok for now, Im going to try a carbon 4.75x4.5 on the weekend...
Oct 13, 2010, 08:13 AM
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How about this one:

http://shop.turbofanelectrics.com/pr...&categoryId=15

75amp burst

A
Oct 13, 2010, 03:44 PM
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I have a 40A ESKY in mine with same setup...
Nov 22, 2010, 04:11 PM
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its now shipped from Hoellein
Nov 25, 2010, 01:26 PM
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Hi !!

Received the Voodoo yesterday. Orange, with red and black stripes... ITS BEAUTIFUL!!! Startet assembling same night.. mounted engine and tail servo. Run the 4,1x4,1 APC, and it really screeeeeeems..lol. But man I dont know how to but all the stuff in it

A
Dec 01, 2010, 12:05 AM
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Hi !!

Received the Voodoo yesterday. Orange, with red and black stripes... ITS BEAUTIFUL!!! Startet assembling same night.. mounted engine and tail servo. Run the 4,1x4,1 APC, and it really screeeeeeems..lol. But man I dont know how to but all the stuff in it

A
my thoughts exactly. When I got mine I thought it would be like fitting four square pegs in one round hole. I finally got it squared away but I have to basically take everything out of the plane in order to remove the battery. Still, a joy to fly, I have a mild setup right now with 2700KV motor and a 4.7 X 4.7 Graupner CAM but soon I'm going to upgrade to the ARC.

- Birger
Dec 01, 2010, 12:23 AM
DroneWorlds - TEAM NEW ZEALAND
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Some footage of my voodoo at the end of this vid

Tokoroa Takeoff Compilation (7 min 3 sec)
Dec 01, 2010, 10:06 AM
You down with EPP?
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I know I have asked before but I am a mess.....


What are some JR servos that are good for 150mph+ that are roughly the same size as HS-55's?? They are for a tight fit in my VIP and the HS-55's fit perfectly, any bigger and I will have to cut Fiberglass.


Thank you in Advance.
Dec 01, 2010, 11:10 AM
DroneWorlds - TEAM NEW ZEALAND
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Why JR?
Dec 01, 2010, 04:46 PM
You down with EPP?
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Why JR?
Because there are no Hi-Tec's that fit the bill. I would like to keep it Spektrum/Jr/Hi-tec
Dec 02, 2010, 07:19 AM
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ahhh miss flying my Voodoo, havent flown it in a month...unfortunately it got banned from flying in my club...
Dec 02, 2010, 12:15 PM
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my thoughts exactly. When I got mine I thought it would be like fitting four square pegs in one round hole. I finally got it squared away but I have to basically take everything out of the plane in order to remove the battery. Still, a joy to fly, I have a mild setup right now with 2700KV motor and a 4.7 X 4.7 Graupner CAM but soon I'm going to upgrade to the ARC.

- Birger

What battery are you using? Because I have been fiddeling around with the Voodoo for some hours now, and it seems like I have to order a Hyperion 1800mah like jackosmeister uses. Made a templet out of elepor like the sice of the Hyperion battery... seems great Have to put it in the front I think, and then put the ESC behind the battery. And also put one of the servoes at the back of the wing. Havent start gluing yet, because there is always something you forget, and then it could bee to late. Have to think this one true Hoping to get the battery next week..

A
Last edited by aleksander; Dec 02, 2010 at 12:21 PM.
Dec 02, 2010, 12:18 PM
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Some footage of my voodoo at the end of this vid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WabrAbpp4W0
Maybe I should go for a 2 cell instead... lol Thats so cool!!!

A


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