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Old 01-15-2012, 08:05 AM
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my plan for power setup

power 60

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...r-motor-400kv-

e-flite 60 amp esc

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...s-esc-EFLA1060

-do I need to go 75amp esc just in case to avoid burning up the esc? I will be running 6S lipos

- what C rating do I need on the battery pack?

- are there any better places to buy this setup from?



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Old 01-16-2012, 06:29 AM
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:33 AM
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Default RE: power setup 8-10 lbs warbird now possibly sport later on

Looking at the motor, it has the same specs as the Tacon 60, MP 60, EMP 60 motors. I have a Monster Power 60 in a low wing trainer I use for a glider tug. I use a 5500 6s battery, 18X6 APC "E" pro and get about 9 1/2 pounds of thrust. This only pulls 46 amp with a fresh battery static per my watt meter. Going to a 18X8 prop, thrust goes up to about 11 /3/4 pounds of thrust. and right at the limit of 60 amps.

With my plane loaded with a 2.3 meter 4 pound glider I am at almost 12 pounds flying weight. She takes off easy and climbs well. You r setup should give you just over a 1 to 1 power to weight ratio. It is not going to be any type of 3D machine, yet it should fly well.

I am running a 60 amp ESC with built in BEC in my plane. It runs (5) servo plus the release servo.


http://www.hobbypartz.com/07e06-proton-60a.html


http://www.hobbypartz.com/96m606-big...030-400kv.html

http://www.hobbypartz.com/mo604brmo.html

https://www.leaderhobby.com/product....=9394001224334

https://www.leaderhobby.com/product....=9394001224336




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Thanks for the feedback, looks like the two most tempting motors (exceed rc and tucano) are sold out. bummer
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I am waiting for them to come in again. If they do not show up soon I will order from Leaders. I have a couple orders and they were fast shipping and i got what I ordered.


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I did a search for feedback on leaders motors and couldn't find anything, makes me nervous to buy stuff without feedback.
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They are also sold at radical rc.

http://www.radicalrc.com/category/EM...ess-Motors-180

The motors may have 5oo different brand stickers on them. The blue ones look like the older Eflite copies or the Monster Power motors, I could be wrong though.


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