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Old 11-27-2003, 11:17 PM
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EARLY CHRISTMAS! I just got a "zip-zap"(VERY SMALL R/C CAR) and sadly it was junk[&o] so i tore it open and got 1 (VERY micro)servo,1VERY tiny, fast mortor(total weight .5 ounces),plus a transmitter. it all works.
so....i cut off the tiny rechargable battery that was its original power supply and am trying to see if i can convert the power from 1-2 rechargabel AA battery....is it too much wattage?will it burn out all my salvaged electronics???
well anyhoo, as I said "early christmas" i got a foam plane (the one that is made of that REELY strong foam, its blue,sorta like packing styrofoam), I've made(hobby knifed an area of the plane; at the center of Gravity) room for the reciever motor and antenna(which i hope will at least go fot 10 yards away), ive read posts of ppl doing the same thing and was wondering if anyonehad done it with a "zip-zap"?

Sorry for any problems (im a badd typr)
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Old 11-28-2003, 12:13 AM
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Old 11-29-2003, 12:01 PM
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Dont know of the Zip Zap, but make sure the voltage of the new battery is the same as the old battery. Wattage will not be a problem. Put on a 12 inch antena. Keep it close, the range will not be good.
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Walmart has a little powered wing now that costs about 17.00. This little plane is great and well worth the money. It is a blast to fly, but there has to be no wind.
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I have experimented with something like that before. It is very hard to do and doesn't have a long range. You might, however, have to make a new plane if the one you have isn't light enough. It will have to be a slow flight plane that you would fly in a gym because of the limited range of the transmitter. But I would say go for it.
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