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Best 36" wing

Old 12-24-2004, 04:50 PM
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Default Best 36" wing

I've done all I can with my 48" wing and now I'm looking to step up to more speed and maneuverability. I’ve narrowed down my search to: Mini XE $79, Devastator $50, and eZipper $60. Are they all good and it’s a win win no matter what I pick?
Old 12-24-2004, 08:57 PM
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Default RE: Best 36" wing

EZipper all the way.

Excellent directions
Great motor mount.
lofty
flies great inverted
Very maneuverable
Very durable

[link=http://rcgroups.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=12799&sort=1&cat=506&page=1]Zipper Video[/link]
Old 12-25-2004, 12:51 PM
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Default RE: Best 36" wing

I have also been looking for a good 36" wing, I currently fly a 48" Overlord. The video on the e-zipper sold me !!!
Whatis the motor /esc/ battery setup on your e-zipper?

Thanks for the great video links!

Regards

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Old 12-25-2004, 02:42 PM
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Hey Wood duck,

That EZipper has a fairly simple setup.

Motor: Mega 4 Turn

ESC: Castle 25

Battery: Nickel Met's, 10 cell pack, KAN 1350's

Prop: 5.5 X 4.5

It will go about 100mph. With about 8-13 minute flights depending on how you work the throttle.
You will get a lot more punch if you upgrade to Lipo's (3s2p 3600's from Tom at WingWarrior). I run the KAN Cells (Hard Cells)
because I mess around a lot and crash frequently and do not want to mess up expensive lipo packs...But if you have experience and ard not trying to do rolling circles 4 feet off the ground you will be ok.

The wing I am flying in the video is built by [link=http://www.ritewingrc.com]Chris (ritewing)[/link]
He has some very special building processes that make precise aerobatics possible.

Richie
Old 12-30-2004, 03:25 PM
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Sarge,

Did you get a wing? What did you decide on?

The wing in that video was a hand me down from [link=http://www.ritewingrc.com]Chris (ritewing)[/link]

He had nosed it in WOT at 120 and almost tore the nose out of it. We Glued it back together and it became mine.
It has burried controll rods and 3 carbon spars (stout build...a few extra ounces) and is kinda underpowered with only a 4 turn in it.
It was built for a 3 turn and 3600 lipo pack (120+mph) so it was never meant to fly that slow! A 4 turn flies even better on a lighter build.

Rich
Old 12-30-2004, 04:18 PM
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I ended up buying a Mini XE with a Mega 16/15/4 and a Castle Creation 25 controller from NSP. They are having a year end sale and gave me a pretty good deal. Anybody want to recommend a prop?
Old 12-30-2004, 10:17 PM
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The prop range is about 5x5 to 6x4. 5x5 will produce more speed but the 6x4 will have more vertical.
I use the black carbon fiber 5x5 props and APC 6 x4 thin electric. I have ordered an E Zipper from hobby people!
The Mega 16/15/4 with 6x4 prop is what I currently use in my 48" Overlord. The Mega is a terrific motor for wings!
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Hey woody use a 5/5 4/5 apc They work great on the 4 turn.You will like the zipper better Imho.
Chris
Old 01-05-2005, 10:59 PM
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Any suggestions on a good place to order a Mega 16/5/4?
Old 01-05-2005, 11:47 PM
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Order it from tom at wingwarrior.com.Tell him chris From Ritewing sent you.You can contact him a [email protected].
Chris
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Any suggestions on a good place to order a Mega 16/5/4?

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