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Old 09-22-2009, 03:18 PM
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I have a PZ Citabria and Ember 2. I really want more power for the Citabria. Whats is the easiest way to do this?

Thanks, Tyler
Old 09-22-2009, 05:00 PM
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Default RE: I NEED MORE POWER!

Buy the motor/gearbox from the Sukhoi and stick it in, then put a GWS 5043 prop on it and prepare to be wowed!

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Old 09-22-2009, 06:25 PM
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Default RE: I NEED MORE POWER!

Nick, do you know if the kyosho brick will support the SU-26 motor?

Tyler a battery upgrade wouldn't hurt either.

Tim
Old 09-22-2009, 06:49 PM
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Default RE: I NEED MORE POWER!

Maybe not, but I know it will support the BSD motor.
Here is the one I used on both my Citabria and Cessna.
http://www.bsdmicrorc.com/index.php?productID=848

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Old 09-22-2009, 08:15 PM
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I upgraded my batteries to the Hobbycity 138mah ones. So that is taken care of.


Is there a noticeable amount of difference in the upgraded motor and prop?
Old 09-22-2009, 08:39 PM
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HUGE difference. at least a 30% power increase.
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Could you link me to everything I will need? Also would this be able to fit on the ember and how long of runtimes would I get on a 138mah battery? I am getting around 20-25 min of flight time right now.
Old 09-22-2009, 09:28 PM
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Here is the prop.
http://www.bsdmicrorc.com/index.php?productID=788

Ask Bob at BSD about the prop saver. I think the motor/gearbox comes with it.

Sorry, but not sure about the flight times. I never worried about it, as long as I had enough fun before the battery ran dead. If you have more than one battery, don't worry about it.
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Thanks for the help. I have 7 of those batteries so I am all set. haha I will order that stuff soon. What does the prop saver do and how do you hold in the motor?

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The prop saver helps save the prop from breaking in the event of a crash. It screws onto the shaft.
As you can see in the picture, the prop is held on with a rubber band.
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Nick, do you know if the kyosho brick will support the SU-26 motor?

Tyler a battery upgrade wouldn't hurt either.

Tim
I'm not sure about the Kyosho bricks max amps, Tim. They must have some documentation for it somewhere...

If its got the same FETs as the PZ bricks, it should be OK (but dont hold me accountable if I'm wrong )

Nick
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Yes, we will hold you accountable

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