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Electrostik and OS 25FX

Old 09-29-2015, 02:35 PM
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I have been flying the Great Planes Electrostck with a Rimfire .32 and 4000 Mah lipo battery. Less than spectacular performance and short flight times. Though the air frame is very delicate, I have been considering converting to the OS Max 25 FX. I am not sure how the vibration will impact the airframe over time. Any opinions on using the glow 25 fx on the Electrostik
Old 09-29-2015, 05:09 PM
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That plane and motor with a 3-cell lipo running a 12x8 or 13x6 prop should be very powerful with 8 minute flight times. If it's not fast enough put in a 4-cell lipo but check the amp draw /prop size.
I wouldn't convert that plane to glow.
Old 09-29-2015, 07:18 PM
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I had one of the early ones and powered it with an AXi 2826 with a 4 cell A123 battery. It was a delight to fly but I eventually lost it when the radio failed on a landing and it went straight in. I have a stock one at the present but it hasn't flown yet.
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Thank you for the advice regarding the glow conversion of the Great Planes Electrostik. I think leaving the stik as electric is the wiser idea.
Old 09-30-2015, 03:23 PM
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Tell us what prop size,esc size, and battery cell count you are using and maybe we can help you tune it up.
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I had on a few years ago when they first came out with a Rossi .45 on a tuned pipe and master airscrew 10x7 flew great airframe held up great no problems at all I had so many flights on it I lost track I lost the plane do to a radio problem and never built a new one but I would say go for!
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I don't think we're talking about the same plane. If we are, you had to have re-enforced it tremendously.
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Yes we are talking about the same plane the only thing i did was put in a new firewall to bolt the motor the motor mount too im going to see if i still have any pictures of it

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