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10-21-2011, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here is what it looked like with the stock motor...

Here is what it looked like with the stock motor and landing gear.
Henry
10-21-2011, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here are photos of how it looks now. Henry

Here are photos of how it looks now.
Henry
10-21-2011, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I have flown it several different ways. Now it is...

I have flown it several different ways. Now it is on floats. I fly on 4 cells. 3000 and 4000 mah. I have had it since Tower first had them. The onlyproblem is that the tail wheel wire is a little...
10-21-2011, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

This is the motor I have in mine now. Have tried...

This is the motor I have in mine now. Have tried several. Plenty of power,
Henry
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the-1434/4248-dsh-08-Outrunner-Brushless-Electric/Detail
06-19-2009, 01:34 AM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXSWL3&P=ML

I use these in most of my planes, even with 3 cells. It's a really good insurance policy.

Henry
06-06-2009, 01:34 AM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

42-40-1000 11x7E APC prop 4 cells 45...

42-40-1000 11x7E APC prop 4 cells 45 amps
10x5E APC prop 4 cells 31 amps
11x8.5 4 cells 49 amps Too many amps
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05-07-2009, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

For your first flights I would go with 3 cells....

For your first flights I would go with 3 cells. Try to make sure your control surfaces are set at neutral because on your first flight it will be a handfull if it's way out of trim. I use 4 cells and...
03-28-2009, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I fly both my Ultrastick 25 and Eflite J3 Cub on...

I fly both my Ultrastick 25 and Eflite J3 Cub on Power 25's but on 4 cells. They are very tame on 3 cells. So ,yes it should do ok on 4 cells.
03-25-2009, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

45 amps with an 11x7E prop.

45 amps with an 11x7E prop.
03-25-2009, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I use only 4 cells. It will go like a rocket. I...

I use only 4 cells. It will go like a rocket. I changed to a 60 amp esc and a Castle bec. Can post photos if it will help.
03-25-2009, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Mike Sometimes they are very tight. Hold the...

Mike
Sometimes they are very tight. Hold the rod up near the threads with a pair of locking pliers. Then turn the clevis with a pair of regular pliers. Put the pliers on the solid body of the...
03-18-2009, 12:03 AM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

I use an 11x7E on 4 cells. Just came in from a 17...

I use an 11x7E on 4 cells. Just came in from a 17 minute flight with it. Still not having any problems with the servos.
03-17-2009, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

It will fly just fine on 3 cells. I mostly use 4...

It will fly just fine on 3 cells. I mostly use 4 cells and it will jump out of the grass and go straight up. Just change props each time you change the # of cells. Also I changed to a 60 amp esc and...
03-17-2009, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Mike, We are getting off of the subject of the...

Mike, We are getting off of the subject of the thread, I am sending you a private message.
03-16-2009, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

That,s exactly what I have done now. That's an...

That,s exactly what I have done now. That's an old photo. I do it both ways but when I use a receiver battery I try to mount a voltwatch where I can see it. This on flys just as well as the old 56...
03-16-2009, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXSAG5&P=7
42-50-800 Rimfire motor, 60 amp Electrifly esc, Rhino 3700 mAh 4 cell battery. The only problem I have had is that the landing gear wire...
03-16-2009, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

For years we only used one servo in the center...

For years we only used one servo in the center for aileron control. I like it that way because it is hidden. When you use two they hang out of the wing. The only advantage I can see is that each...
03-16-2009, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Well that makes me think maybe I am flying a...

Well that makes me think maybe I am flying a "Disaster" waiting to happen. Or if they don't strip right away then they will be OK. I have an extra I bought with the plane expecting to use two for...
03-16-2009, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Mike, I have been flying mine almost daily since...

Mike, I have been flying mine almost daily since Aug 08. I have had no problems with the servos or anything else. Just enjoy flying it. I did cut the tailwheel wire that connected to the rudder...
10-08-2008, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Thanks Mike, I'm learning. Really enjoy this...

Thanks Mike, I'm learning. Really enjoy this because there is no one for me to share this hobby with.
10-08-2008, 01:36 AM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Delete this post

Delete this post
10-08-2008, 01:34 AM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&W=0...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&W=000212630&I=LXSWL3&P=K

I think it's a matter of which you like best. In my Electrostick I am using the regulator. It works just fine and you don't...
09-11-2008, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Spoons

I use spoons for air scoops too but thought this might work better on the ESC and it really made a difference. Also removed the flight battery and put in a regulator. Fly it every "GOOD FLYING' day...
09-06-2008, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Electrostick 25

Back in post # 49 I stated that my esc was getting very warm. After a hard flight it was too hot to hold my finger on it. I got two heat sinks from Radio Shack, used epoxy to make a double one out...
09-05-2008, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Electrostick

Chris Glad you got you one. You will really enjoy it. I know nothing about 123 cells but they seem to be the choice for the future. Now you need to think about converting the Big Stick 40 ARF. It...
08-18-2008, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Foamiesrfun

Nothing posted on the conversion of the Big Stick 40 ARF. Will get some info together for you. Ochlocknee is about 12 miles north of Thomasville, just off US 19. Have you looked atthis one?...
08-18-2008, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Here are the pictures you requested. I threw in...

Here are the pictures you requested. I threw in the Contender for good measure.
08-18-2008, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Great to hear that you really like it. I have had...

Great to hear that you really like it. I have had no problem with the servos or esc. I have been using those SS45's for a long while with no problems. Yes. It came from Tower and was my very first...
08-17-2008, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

The rest of the story

I power the receiver and servos with this battery and switch harness setup after removing the red wire from the receiver plug on the esc.
08-17-2008, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Henry Sistrunk

Yes, The servos that came with it. I run six in...

Yes, The servos that came with it. I run six in the ultra stick 25 with the ss45 esc on 4 cells
Henry
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