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Old Apr 09, 2009, 04:22 AM
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BAF- bind and fly?
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Old Apr 09, 2009, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by fresh meat
BAF- bind and fly?

Usually, Bind-and-Fly is BNF...at least with ParkZone.

Vapor Bind-N-Fly by ParkZone
Sukhoi Su-26m BNF
Blade CX3 MD 520N BNF
Blade mCX BNF
etc
Old Apr 09, 2009, 09:03 AM
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I believe BAF is Big A$$ Foamy. Check out DW Foamies. They have some BAF's.

http://www.shop.depronwest.com/categ...?categoryId=43

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Old Apr 09, 2009, 01:43 PM
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Old Apr 11, 2009, 02:56 PM
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FWIW, a minor point, but to be correct, Kv is not thousands of rpms. The "K" is the scientific term for "Konstant" (constant) and what it means is that theoretically a motor will turn "K" rpm per volt. The Kv could be in tens, hundreds, or thousands, it really doesn't matter.

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Old May 31, 2009, 04:02 AM
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send you a "PM"? what is it?
Old May 31, 2009, 08:45 AM
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PM= Private Message.
Click on a users name to get to there blog/home page. There is an option to email or PM that user. You use it a lot when buying stuff in the classifieds section.

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Old Jul 16, 2009, 09:22 PM
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motor to esc


Question?
If a motor requires a 20 amp ESC unit is it OK to fit a 30 amp unit,or does it effect the speed control of the motor eg. the rev range. Yours Paul.

Thanks for the replies below(PICKLE 72 & AEAJR ),I was hoping this was the case.
Paul
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Old Jul 16, 2009, 10:23 PM
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Nope its perfect. Rule of thumb is to go to the next size up on the esc if you can afford it money and weight wise.

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Old Jul 16, 2009, 10:23 PM
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Too big an ESC is fine, just adds cost and sometimes weight.

Too small an ESC ( not enough amp rating) is bad.
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Old Sep 05, 2009, 10:21 PM
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check out the bottom of the page @ the link you gave


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what is a good brushless motor for 75 watts per pound = mild to moderate aerobatics, i want to upgrade the 360 nonbrushless that i have on my piper cub
It says you can go up to a speed 600 motor and 8 cell pack using the ESC that came with the plane.
Old Sep 15, 2009, 02:18 PM
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Hi guys. I read an explaination of Exponential Rate, i am guessing this is "expo". I understand what it does, but what i dont understand is what it is used for and what it should be set at (i fly a t-28). any help would be appreciated. Thanks
Old Sep 15, 2009, 03:20 PM
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Expo makes movements on your sticks smaller (or larger). But too much can make the plane feel mushy.

If you set your expo at 50%, then when you move your sticks 50% it will only move the control surfaces 25%. But when you go to 100 it will still move the control surfaces to 100.

It's different than dual rates in that the full movement is still the same, just the middle part is different.

I started at 0% and didn't know any better. Then I found expo and changed everything to 30%... but after a while realized that everything was too mushy (too much stick movement to get the plane to move). So I've settled around 10-20% expo on elevator and ailerons on most of my planes. 0% on rudder.

Give it a try. You'll find that it makes the plane far less twitchy to small movements on your sticks. Start small or you'll find out quick that too much is bad news.
Old Sep 15, 2009, 05:03 PM
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ok cool i get it. thanks for the explaination!!!! happy flying


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