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Old 05-01-2007, 01:01 PM
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My buddy and I recently purchased a pair of VT Belle's. He went with the brushed and I the brushless HiMax set up. So my question is: Which prop am I using for the brushless outrunner setup? Thanks.
Old 05-04-2007, 10:56 AM
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Do you mean the vermont belle 1300. This is the only one we have on the website with a Himaxx motor system. That would be the Himaxx 3528-1000 (1000kv).
The prop for this using a 3 cell Li-Poly would be an 11 x 7 or 11 x 8 prop drawing 45 amps with 77-79 ounces of thrust.
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I bought a "regular" Vermont Belle with the Himax outrunner (HC3510-1100) and Phx 35 amp esc...
Old 05-13-2007, 08:55 PM
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I await your response....
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I guess at this point that I'll just try both props...
Old 05-15-2007, 09:53 PM
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The prop would be a 10 x 7 prop. This will work fine for the smaller VT Belle and HiMaxx motor system
Old 05-17-2007, 09:49 PM
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So the 10 X 4.7 that was shipped is NOT the correct size? (This is the one that is on the plane right now...) I guess that I'm using my friend's brushed setup prop...
Old 05-24-2007, 11:35 AM
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No, actually the 10 x 4.7 will work fine. This will give you more climb and slower powered flight. We typically use this prop for starters. Most people like it. As yopu get more experience the 10 x 7 will give you more speed and draws more current.
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This is a real nice flying plane! Super fast and agile. Lands fairly slow but needs a nice approach. I turned it into a STOL aircraft with the programming of flapperons in my DX6. It practically hovers in! Thanks again!
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Sal,
I've really enjoyed this bird. I put the 10x7 prop on and this plane is a jet! Whew! The landing gear was quite weak and easily bent back during landings on our bumpy grass field. I found this alloy landing gear from 3D Hobby Shop.com that looks and works quite well:

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/detail.aspx?ID=542

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