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    1/5 Scale Electric Warbird

    Hi all. I am converting my BT 1/5 Spitfire Mk IX 83" to electric. The total weight turns out to be around 23-24 lbs. My batteries are (2 in series) 5S 8000maH Zippy's which are quite heavy. I've...
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    1/5 Scale Electric Warbird: 10S or 12S?

    Hi all. I am converting my BT 1/5 Spitfire Mk IX 83" to electric. The total weight turns out to be around 23-24 lbs. My batteries are (2 in series) 5S 8000maH Zippy's which are quite heavy. I've...
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    Turnigy CA80-80-10 Dimensions

    Does anybody have accurate dimensions for this motor? Turnigy has nothing on their website and HK doesn't have an accurate diagram. I'm looking for the mount hole bolt pattern, can diameter and...
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    Actually using the Turnigy CA80-80-10 motor with...

    Actually using the Turnigy CA80-80-10 motor with the DLux 160A ESC, the e-Calc prop calculator (from Castle Creations) says that 10S, 8000, 25C batteries ( 2 5S in series) works the best for...
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    Brian have had any experience with the Turnigy...

    Brian have had any experience with the Turnigy ESC's? In particular the DLux 160A ESC?

    Mark
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    Sorry the website says 8+ channels. So that would...

    Sorry the website says 8+ channels. So that would be 3 ch in the wing (flaps, ailer, and gear). 2 ch in the tail (elev and rudder). And 1 ch for the throttle. That's a total of 6 ch. Drop tanks...
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    I would agree with Yellow regarding the ARC...

    I would agree with Yellow regarding the ARC version. As a matter if fact I asked hangar 9 that very question and they said it was not in the plan to offer an ARC version. BTW, regarding the P-51,...
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    Yeah, the motor data shows about 4500W and the...

    Yeah, the motor data shows about 4500W and the motor is rated for 6000W. But when I use 12S the motor temp goes to around 180 deg or more.

    Thanx, Mark
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    So you can still get fuse, wings, cowls,...

    So you can still get fuse, wings, cowls, canopies, etc. right? Will there be a price list posted on the website?
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    Chuckk2, yeah it looks like that 's what eCalc...

    Chuckk2, yeah it looks like that 's what eCalc (from Castle Creations) is telling me. I'm getting current readings around 150- 160 A using a 160kV motor and 10S 6000maH 35C batteries. This is...
  11. Trax, I'm trying to size a power system for a 1/5...

    Trax, I'm trying to size a power system for a 1/5 scale warbird. I'm now looking at 10S as well. BTW, can you achieve 10S by wiring in series, a 4S and a 6S as long as they are the same brand and...
  12. Lipo Batteries: Series / Parallel Connections

    Is it possible to connect 4, 3S, 3000 maH Lipo batteries in a series / parallel config? If so, you should be able to get 12S and 12000 maH capacity out of this setup. I think the way it is done is...
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    I am also considering a Suppo 7035-8 (80-90) elec...

    I am also considering a Suppo 7035-8 (80-90) elec motor for my application described above, and I am wondering who has any experience (watt, amp, and voltage readings) with this motor and using a 4...
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    Based on eveyone's comments I'm convinced the...

    Based on eveyone's comments I'm convinced the BGX-1 will not do the job. I am looking at using an electric motor setup.

    Thanx, Mark
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    Yeah, I am planning on using the Zinger 4 BL...

    Yeah, I am planning on using the Zinger 4 BL 24-12 prop. Did a Google search on the internet and found an ESM 50cc Corsair (85" ws, 26 lbs) powered by a 50ccDLE turning a 20-10 4 BL prop. Which by...
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    All great info here guys but what about power and...

    All great info here guys but what about power and current readings using a 24" 4 blade prop? I believe that's what Wayne stated earlier

    Mark
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    Looks like there's not a lot of experience out...

    Looks like there's not a lot of experience out there with this engine / prop combo. I kinda had that feeling. So the DA 85cc turned this prop at 6000 rpm. This engine is rated at 8.5 hp which is...
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    You're killin' me man..........:o

    You're killin' me man..........:o
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    BGX-1 Turning a 4 Blade Prop

    I have a OS BGX-1 engine and I am wondering who has any experience with this engine and using a 4 blade propeller. More specifically, I am wondering if this engine can turn a 24-12 4 blade prop at...
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    Speed, you're correct. I want to spin the scale...

    Speed, you're correct. I want to spin the scale prop config for the warbird. I know I can do this by going electric, but I wanted to find what experience an body had with a 4 blade and the BGX. My...
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    Speed racer, it was not intended to be negative. ...

    Speed racer, it was not intended to be negative. I apologize if I came across that way. I just wanted you to elaborate, which you have, on any experience you may have had with this engine/prop...
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    Yeah............hmmm, I have been playing with...

    Yeah............hmmm, I have been playing with that spread sheet. It's hard to believe it takes that much power to turn that prop, but that's what the calc's say. I guess we need to keep in mind...
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    1Q, where can I get access to prop thrust calc...

    1Q, where can I get access to prop thrust calc that you use?

    Thanx, Mark
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    Speed racer, are you speaking from experience? ...

    Speed racer, are you speaking from experience? Have you tried this size prop before?
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    Brian, thanx for the insight. I have recently...

    Brian, thanx for the insight. I have recently been looking at the Rimfire 50cc 80-75-230 Brushless Out runner motor. It's alittle bit more expensive but at least I can get it in the states. Any...
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