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01-08-2009, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Old Fart

Even with a Power 25 and (2) 2100/3S lipos, I...

Even with a Power 25 and (2) 2100/3S lipos, I still have nose weight :)
10-09-2007, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Old Fart

Joshua, No gearbox - and running a 12x8E....

Joshua,

No gearbox - and running a 12x8E. Bear in mind that I run (2) 2100's in parallel - so 4200mah.
12-18-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,067
Posted By Old Fart

Well, I've flown mine several times since my last...

Well, I've flown mine several times since my last post. Almost 15 minutes of flight, only put 1880 mA back into each 2100 mAh lipo.
09-02-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Old Fart

Power 25 is what's in the rebuilt plane - haven't...

Power 25 is what's in the rebuilt plane - haven't flown it yet. The 4750kv Feigao/gearbox more than fast enough. Well over 650 watts, a little over 60mph on the radar gun.

Problem is - generated...
05-27-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Old Fart

Well - the good news is that flight #1 yesterday...

Well - the good news is that flight #1 yesterday was spectacular.

Bad news - even at partial throttle, the ESC got way too hot. CC45 melted off almost all of the IC's (and all three motor leads)...
05-17-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Old Fart

Update - just about finished the plane last night...

Update - just about finished the plane last night (would have if I could have found a 1/12 pilot and some servo covers).

Ran several Motocalc simulations yesterday, decided to try a 10x7E and...
05-16-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,067
Posted By Old Fart

Ok, time to revive this thread :) I went...

Ok, time to revive this thread :)

I went with the e-flightline package (Fiegao 3600kv motor, Cobri 4.23:1 gearbox/25A ESC/4S 2500mah lipo) Discovered something "interesting" while testing my Park...
02-24-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,067
Posted By Old Fart

Outstanding - that Multiplex showed up in my net...

Outstanding - that Multiplex showed up in my net search - and as such is on the spreadsheet (never guess I'm an engineer) :)

I'll collect data/real world opinions for a bit longer, probably make...
02-14-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,067
Posted By Old Fart

I'm glad I asked as I almost plunked down the...

I'm glad I asked as I almost plunked down the cash for that motor today. I'm thinking maybe the e-Flite Power 25 is a better choice if I go outrunner - anyone have any strong thoughts on the "gearbox...
01-25-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,067
Posted By Old Fart

GW, that's the second time I've seen the battery...

GW, that's the second time I've seen the battery all the way up front - the other was here:
http://www.e-flightline.com/movie.htm

About 17 files down.

Which Axi did you use GW?
01-24-2006, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,067
Posted By Old Fart

Great Planes Combat Corsair

...was sitting on the modeling table at my buddies house last night. Turns out it's my early birthday present :)

Will be converting it to electric (calls for a .20 nitro engine). So far, research...
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