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Old Mar 04, 2009, 09:55 AM
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I am going to use the 1000mA 3s Lipo so it should be light.
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Old Mar 04, 2009, 10:47 AM
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D'oh.. Dumb Left Thumb
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What motor have you decided to use?
Old Mar 04, 2009, 12:15 PM
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I am going with this one: The 2712-17 is a '300 class' 1700KV and use 7035 prop.
Old Mar 04, 2009, 12:54 PM
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No pictures until I either get my old PC back or find a cable for this one but here's the breakdown...

EMax CF2805
20 amp esc
9 gr servos
AR6100 Rx
7.4v 1250mah Rhino

Using a TP 7x6E my numbers off the Wattmeter are as follows:

14.93 amps
6.46 volts
96.7 watts

AUW is 10.6 oz but I need to move the CG forward about a 1/2" before I fly it...I don't think it will take too much weight to dial it in.
Old Mar 04, 2009, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by smokejohnson
No pictures until I either get my old PC back or find a cable for this one but here's the breakdown...

EMax CF2805
20 amp esc
9 gr servos
AR6100 Rx
7.4v 1250mah Rhino

Using a TP 7x6E my numbers off the Wattmeter are as follows:

14.93 amps
6.46 volts
96.7 watts

AUW is 10.6 oz but I need to move the CG forward about a 1/2" before I fly it...I don't think it will take too much weight to dial it in.
I wish all posts where like this one.. Easy for somebody to come in and build the plane instead of begging for links or decipher names in google..
Old Mar 04, 2009, 02:07 PM
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I wish I didn't need to add weight to the nose and could keep the 10.6 AUW .
Old Mar 04, 2009, 02:58 PM
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Yeah if you went with 3s then you'd be good.
Get a CC 18 ESC (probably lighter too)

But this is a very cost effective setup for sure.
Old Mar 05, 2009, 10:34 PM
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Is it SEFF yet?
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Where is the cheapest place to pick up a Swift II these days?
Old Mar 05, 2009, 11:12 PM
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Where is the cheapest place to pick up a Swift II these days?
mscompositusa.com often has them on sale...
Old Mar 06, 2009, 05:02 AM
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Hi guys im struggling to get any power to fly my swift i have a dualsky 2822cs motor its a 1450kv 24t motor with a 25 amp esc and 2s 800mah battery is the battery the issue? it just falls from the sky with no power?
Old Mar 06, 2009, 05:02 AM
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prop is a 7x5
Old Mar 06, 2009, 05:38 AM
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erozion looking at the prop data it looks like you are making around 8 ounces thrust which is probably not very much fun. I would try a 7x4 APC SF with a 3s and see if that doesn't work better for you.

http://www.2dogrc.com/ecommerce/os/c...ft-p-2008.html

http://2dogrc.com/ecommerce/os/catal...ges/2822-1.jpg
Old Mar 06, 2009, 11:30 PM
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Thanks smoke, I upgraded to the 2830-8ca motor with a 8x6 prop on 3s now it goes like a rocket.
Old Mar 07, 2009, 06:45 AM
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Right on...glad you have it going the way you like now.

I ended up adding almost an ounce to get it to balance right so now my AUW is 11.5oz. I think I can live with it. Now if the dang wind would just quit blowing .
Old Mar 07, 2009, 02:44 PM
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Is it necessary to add carbon rods to stiffen the wing? if so which thickness and where?


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