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11-14-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,973
Posted By StephenT

RE: Hanger 9 Showtime 50 Electric

My conversion of this plane flew very heavy. AXI 413020. PQ 6S or 7S 3700 mah lipos. 17 X 8 prop. CF LG from Funtana 100X.


StephenT
07-29-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By StephenT

RE: Great Planes Lipos

guys

So far my MaxAmps bats have been my best. My sons GP's are good so far. Running close to the max C kills most every battery I have ever tried. My old Kokams never put out the amps they...
04-11-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By StephenT

RE: Model Tech Magic .46 to Electric?

Jeti 30-3 motor or AXI 282010
3700 mah 20C 4S lipo
40+ Amp ESC
12 x 6 Prop


My Jeti was well abused and lasted 3 years until I went to a 13 x 8 prop, overheated it and the magnets...
04-11-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,725
Posted By StephenT

RE: AXI 2826/10 .40 size conversion?

If you use a 282610, you should use a 4S 3200-3700 mah lipo and a 12x 6 prop. It was the best combo I found for this motor. It will hull a 4.5 pound Modeltech Magic straight up. If you are using a...
03-13-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,258
Posted By StephenT

RE: Multiplex Twinstar

Guys


I just upgraded my Twinstar II($79.99) to Brushless using 2 Frio motors($20 ea) and 2 E-Flite 40 Amp controllers($54ea). Power is a 4S 3700 PQ lipo($169). I had to widen the battery...
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By StephenT

Electrifly larger brushless motors

Guys,


Has anyone used any of the new large Electrifly Brushless motors? I am looking at a 36-56-1800 inrunner. It will replace my Jeti 30-3 which finally bit the dust after I over amped it....
10-18-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,316
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana X 50 Electric Conversion

GUYS,



A guy at our club was flying his 50X and he did a loop and the wing broke. He looked at the wing and found NO SPAR! I told him that I had read the same thing here on RCU.

...
10-12-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,013
Posted By StephenT

10-12-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,013
Posted By StephenT

Funtana 100X Landing Gear

Guys


Does anyone know if the LG for the Funtana 100X is taller than that of the Old 90? Is the bolt pattern the same? The Guy at Horizon was very helpful. He said probably but wasn't sure...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By StephenT

RE: Bad brushless motor?

It may be a loose magnet.


StephenT
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By StephenT

RE: New electric motor behaving erratically when playing with throttle

Guys,

I have been flying electrics for 4 years and have many planes. Sal2006 you most likely are using a battery that can't handle the load or your LVC is setto the wrong battery level.

I...
09-21-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By StephenT

RE: Quick Models Yak 54

Guys

It flew. Two flights in this AM. Not a 3D flier, but it was fast and HEAVY. It was too tail heavy. It tends to climb all of the time, even inverted. Snaps easy. Fast landings. I found...
09-20-2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By StephenT

RE: Are Lipo prices coming down?

Guys


I wait until Hobby Lobby has a sale and then stock up. I have killed over $1000 worth in the last 4 years. Most were damaged due to overdischarging. With the advent of balance taps, I...
09-20-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By StephenT

RE: Flatouts - Fatigue cracking?

Guys,

Trash 'em!!


Those flat outs are not that good. My 580 got two flights. On the 2nd ,I landed OK!! Went to taxi and it fell apart on gthe ground. My son's Turmoil got 5 flights and...
09-20-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,894
Posted By StephenT

RE: Seawind conversion

I try to avoid ordering planes through the mail (unless it is a really good price) because of shipping damage expienced in the past.. I order through the LHS and check the box before I pay.

...
09-20-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By StephenT

Quick Models Yak 54

Guys has anyone converted a QUICK MODELS Yak 54?

I picked one up partily built at the LHS. It has a fiberglass fuselage and a builtup balsa wing. Great paint and covering. It seems heavy...
06-17-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,313
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana 90 Electric conversion

The 8S works good but not giving unlimited verticle. I am slowly propping up. I dumped all of my 15 C 4000 Kokam Packs and went to 20C PQ 3700s. They run cooler. I have more cooling holes in the...
06-17-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By StephenT

RE: Hobbico Avistar conversion

Been there, done that. Twice!




StephenT
05-14-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,313
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana 90 Electric conversion

Guys

I am ready to retry the Funtana. I will use the remaining 8S pack.



StephenT
05-07-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,313
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana 90 Electric conversion

Photos under power sources thread
05-07-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,313
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana 90 Electric conversion

Guys,

The Funtana flew great on 10S for a while. Straight up forever and not at full throttle. Never had to go there. Never did for 5 flights. Flight number 6 was a different story.
I was...
04-23-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana 90 Lipo failure

Yes

Matt
Fire! The one lipo pack was in flames and the fiberglass cowl was melted. The other packs seem okay. The wood motor mount box was well charred and the PVC pipe COVEY style stand off...
04-20-2006, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By StephenT

Funtana 90 Lipo failure

Guys,


I recently upped from a 8S (17x10 prop) to a 10S (17x8 prop) in my Funtana 90. AXI 413020. 4000 Mah 15C Kokam batteries. Draw was less than 50 Amps either way.

I had an interesting...
02-01-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,876
Posted By StephenT

RE: Modeltech .25 Extra 300 conversion

Guys,

Motor swap!!! I took the Jeti out of the Extra 300 and put it in my New Magic. I took the Brushed Endoplasma car motor I once had in my now dead Avistar and put it in the Extra. It...
01-23-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By StephenT

RE: Funtana/Fiego help needed?

Older large feigiao motors did not get good reviews.
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