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Old 09-01-2010, 01:49 PM
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I'm building a House of Balsa AT-6 Texan kit and want to make it electric. Here are the specs:
Rec. Power... .15-.20 Glow
AUW 2.5-3lbs.
44" ws
29" L
This is going to be a Sunday Sport flier, not really intending to Race Pylon or anything. Any suggestions for Outrunner, ESC and battery?
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I have the same project on the board for this winter anlong with their Mustang. I'm using a Hacker 30-10XL V2 with a 55 Amp ESC and a 3C 3300 Battery on it. My other choice was the 30-12XL for a more aerobatic performance. I can't give you any performance opinions until it's done. I had this combo on my modified Ace 4-20 Electric and it flew as good as the .25 Glow did.
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Here's some pics of the one I built in the 90's Flew great on a Fox .15

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Thanks for the replies, I'll check out the Hacker stuff. A buddy of mine sent me a link to some Excede R/C stuff. My only problem is the price. $22.00 for a .25 size outrunner? Seems too good to be true.

Nice job on your Texan! A quick question about it. Is your engine mounted upright? My plans show it at about a 45deg angle.
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It ended up about 20 degrees for the muffler on that engine to clear correctly.
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Here's a pic of mine also from the early 90's. I look forward to seeing how yours turns out. I would like to convert mine as well.
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