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Aug 09, 2011, 10:44 AM
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rotorsport,

Did you machine down the 6mm shaft on your Scorpion?
Yes, I also am curious as to what he did.
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Aug 13, 2011, 10:58 AM
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Rotorsport

Are you here?
Aug 19, 2011, 02:53 PM
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yes


Back from two weeks of fishing Walleye

Aug 19, 2011, 02:56 PM
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Cyclick


No I did not go with that one I was looking at, I still have not purchased a motor for the next swift
Aug 19, 2011, 08:10 PM
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Swift 16 in KIT form???


1-Where can one buy the Swift 16 in kit-form nowadays?
anybody know???

2-Im buying the AH-1 cobra kit for a winter build,
what motor/EC/Batt/servos, should i buy for long,scale, mellow flight ?

I have a GY401 gyro DX7 raidio and AR7000 reciever,
Icharger,

thank you
jp
Aug 20, 2011, 09:15 AM
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Try Pivotal Hobbies
www.pivotalhobbies.com

They are on the west coast and close to the a distributor If its not in stock it usually does not take to long to get.

Charles
Aug 24, 2011, 03:41 PM
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anyone have any info on a motor/batt/ESC setup for long flight times?

not for 3D, just mello flying with an onboard camera,
Aug 30, 2011, 05:59 PM
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The Century 600+ motor with the 9T pinion using a 5S, 30C pack of 5000 mah and an ESC setting for a head speed of 1500 will get you over 12 minutes.
Aug 31, 2011, 05:16 AM
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The Century 600+ motor with the 9T pinion using a 5S, 30C pack of 5000 mah and an ESC setting for a head speed of 1500 will get you over 12 minutes.
is that the 1110KV
1470KV
or
1300KV???

jp
Aug 31, 2011, 06:10 AM
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I have two swifts with the Century 600+ 1100 kv motor, 96 main gear and 12 tooth pinion gives me a head speed of 1830

I was just looking to try another motor with 1100 kv and from the forms the Scorpion 4025 1100 had been used by others.

I'm fitting a swift into another scale ship
what battery are you using with this setup?
and how are you getting that rotor/headspeed?

i dont get that on the RC calculator,,,

thanks
jp
Aug 31, 2011, 10:24 AM
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is that the 1110KV
1470KV
or
1300KV???

jp
The 600+ is the 1110KV motor.

For even more versatility, more efficiency and more power, you can also use the Century 800LV, 650 motor.
Sep 01, 2011, 07:19 PM
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The 650A plus 800kv is also a decent balance between power and efficiency, but suited better for a 6S setup using 11-13T. Flight times are roughly 10-12 minutes with a 4800mAh 6S pack.
Sep 02, 2011, 09:33 AM
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The 650A plus 800kv is also a decent balance between power and efficiency, but suited better for a 6S setup using 11-13T. Flight times are roughly 10-12 minutes with a 4800mAh 6S pack.

im confused, on centurys website the 800KV motor "CNE275"
is rated for 10S

ive also read its bad to run motors under or over there rated "S"


PLEASE unconfuse me,
my brain hurts from all this surfing and not understanding
Sep 02, 2011, 05:37 PM
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im confused, on centurys website the 800KV motor "CNE275"
is rated for 10S

ive also read its bad to run motors under or over there rated "S"


PLEASE unconfuse me,
my brain hurts from all this surfing and not understanding
That is its' maximum rating.
Sep 05, 2011, 09:13 PM
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Have you guy ever had issue with the plastic blade grips?

I have one broke off in flight today, my Swift16 has been hanging from the garage ceiling for 2+ years, took her out for a spin and had bad vibration in the second flight after flyin' about one minute, found one of blade grips broke off when landed, no crash and the blades only touch air. The blade grip screws are checked before first flight and they are just right, not very tight, flew smooth and great in the first flight.

Anyone has a set of good use metal grip and head block to get rid of, please PM me of price. Thanks,


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