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Old 03-24-2012, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by JetPlaneFlyer View Post
The recommended motor doesn't look suitable at all. The motor is designed for fitting behind the firewall with the shaft sticking through. The Edge is designed for the type of motor that bolts onto the front of the firewall with a cross-mount. A few people have commented about this problem in the discussion topic for the Edge.

This motor seems like a much better match: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ner_Motor.html

Either 3 cells with a 13x7 or 14x7 prop or 4 cell with a 12x6.. should go great!
Thank you very much! I want to keep the project inexpensive, but I don't want it to end up being a pile of ^%$# because of it. The FliteTest guys used 2 HK 929, and 2 HK 939 Servo's and seemed to be happy.

These are the ones they used:

929: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...856&aff=247441

939: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...458&aff=247441

I am a little concerned about the HK servo's because I recently purchased some MG90S servo's from them, and the cases were so fragile, that they can't even be mounted by the mounting ears, they break off with the slightest stress. They are OK for a foamie glue in type operation only.
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