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Battery mounted on fuselage

Old 03-05-2006, 02:59 PM
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Default Battery mounted on fuselage

I hate stuffing the battery in the wing. Would it be ok to mount them to the fuselage, at the trailing edge of the wing. Or would it throw everything out of balance?

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Old 03-05-2006, 08:11 PM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

yes
Old 03-05-2006, 08:41 PM
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yes
Yes its ok or yes i'll throw it out of balance?
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Yes
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

People *** is up with the one word responses.
Old 03-06-2006, 01:05 AM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

I cant imagine it would change the balance at all. if your putting it opposite the side the motor sits it shouldnt matter that much. I have my battery in the back edge of my left wing and its fine.
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

Determine what the balance point is without the battery and mount it accordingly. Not difficult.
Old 03-06-2006, 11:53 AM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

Its just to hard to figure out. But one could try both...and then figure it out....someday.
Old 03-06-2006, 01:19 PM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

Well i'm trying it, figured the weight shift and lg2g.
Old 03-06-2006, 02:11 PM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

I have my battery on my OMP Katana mounted on the left side of the fuse and it works great. No problems at all....
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Awesome!
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

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Old 03-07-2006, 02:52 AM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

Just check the CG. I have an EF Edge with a YS63. It was nose heavy so I mounted the battery on the fuse behind the wing. It has not caused any problems.
Old 03-09-2006, 07:23 AM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

What are you guys using to secure the batteries? Velcro or Zip Ties?
Old 03-09-2006, 11:05 AM
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YES.
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:47 AM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

What I really meant was- do you guys trust the velcro with the weight of the batteries, on the outside of the plane? I've always used zip ties on batteries in the fuse.
Old 03-10-2006, 09:16 AM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

If I was running one on the side of the fuse I would probably try to either zip tie it or use rubberbands. I only use velcro on my foamies
Old 03-11-2006, 06:25 PM
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Default RE: Battery mounted on fuselage

I used double sided foam tape and a zip tie. Worked fine and was easily removeable when I sold the profile.

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