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Old 09-19-2005, 12:55 AM
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How do you make a CD-ROM motor work for a plane ??? And how much wieght can they handle.
Old 09-19-2005, 06:04 AM
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One of the good places to find out is They have a forum to ask questions ond make motor kits to fit many different sized planes. Built a few myself and they work very well. Have fun.
Old 09-19-2005, 08:12 AM
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CD-rom motor checks and tests, homepages and manuals in first message of this motor builders tips and tricks thread. The checks and tests may save you from frying your controller. Thread is active, bookmark it for future refence and subscribe to it:
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My homemade CD-ROM type motors are in the following planes:
9 oz. parkflyer (Hobby Lobby Rare Bear)
12 oz. 3D plane
13 oz. pusher jet
20 oz. J3 Cub

I use parts mainly from and

- Jeff

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