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Old 12-15-2011, 04:38 PM
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hi everibody, i have being a nitro guy all my rc flyer life,and lately i have decided to convert some of my planes to electric,so i need some advices please, and also i have a bunch of nitro items,engines all new in box wich i will consider trading if possible:
the plane i will like to convert first is a HANGAR 9 ULTRA STICK 40 SIZE ARF,at this moment y have a super tigre 45(nitro) mounted on it; so i need:
i need recomendations for reliable but economical items that i need to buy to convert this plane into electric, like motor,esc,charger,battery, i will like to get suggestions with specific details like models,manufacturers and places to buy so i dont have to guess, im very inexpierenced with electric planes.

if you have trades and are new in box,and need some nitro items,im open to deal.
here are the specs of the ultra stick 40:

Wingspan: 57.75 in (1467mm)
Overall Length: 51 in (1295mm)
Wing Area: 700 sq in (715 with quad flaps)
Flying Weight: 5–6 lb (2.3–2.7 kg)
Engine Size: .40–.46 2-stroke, .56–.82 4-stroke
Radio: 4 to 6 channel
Servos: 5 standard servos; 2 additional standard servos for optional quad flaps
Trim Scheme Colors: True Red (HANU866); White(HANU870); Black(HANU874)
Prop Size: 11x6 - 14x6
Hardware Included: Includes all hardware
Recommended Battery: JR 6-volt 2300 Ni-MH (JRPB5006)
Assembly Time: 7-9 Hours
Is Assembly Required: Yes
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For this size plane a 46 bl out runner would do nicely. Monster Cost adout $35.00 and there are more powerful motors for about the same price out there. 60 amp speed controller minimum E-bay $10-150 depending on the brand. Going cheep is ok. You just loose some efficiancy. 4,000 mah 5 cell 30-40c Lipo would work great-Hoppy People or Hobby King. Check my blogs for more info on e-conversions at and Run a 12/8-13/8 two blade prop to keep amp draw in range.

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Motor, they are out of stock but are suppose to be in?


Battery chargers

If you want a AC/dc charger


This is so you can power the radio from the same battery as the motor or use a separate lipo battery to power the radio gear.

plus you will need to figure out how to mount the motor to the front of the fuse.

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I run a turningy g-46 brushless outrunner, plush 60 amp speed controller and a 3300 mah 4 cell 30c pack in my 4 lb 11 oz stick plane and it is crazy power using a 15/8 APC-E.
the whole conversion wad from HK was just over 100 bucks. Extra batts are 32 bucks each. I get 12 minutes hard flying. throttle management and easy flying should net quite a bit more time. probably have 40 flights on it now and not a problem.
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