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Old 01-12-2016, 03:20 PM
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I'm finally finishing my 25 year old Goldberg Anniversary short wing Cub, and would like to replace the glow motor with a brushless electric motor. Can anyone point me in the right direction for an electric motor & power train?

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Right this way -------------->

Well it is a direction after all

I have a CG Cub as old and it has been crashed rebuilt and crashed a few times.

Do you want vertical power or just enough power?

Motor
12x6, 13x6 prop on 5s
http://www.hobbypartz.com/96m605-big...020-670kv.html

http://www.valuehobby.com/power-syst...outrunner.html

ESC
http://www.valuehobby.com/power-syst...connector.html

Battery
http://www.valuehobby.com/power-syst...0mah-5s-t.html

Here is a calc program to see what number you can get. It is close but a watt meter is a good tool to have.

http://ecalc.ch/motorcalc.php?ecalc&lang=en




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I agree with buzz,,
Anything rating in the .45-.46 should flying it great off land,, I've had good luck with the stuff Value Hobby sells,,

if you plan to set it up on floats maybe bump it up to a .60 class motor/esc system

good luck
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Thanks!
Great info.

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