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03-17-2010, 06:05 PM
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Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Had the Funjet out for the maiden flight today. Im almost done shaking.. That is so fast! (Im used to a 4 cell Stryker for speed). Needs a little tweek on the thrust angle but other then that Im...
03-17-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Hook them together temoparily to any color wire (really, with a brushless it dosent matter). Then find out what direction your motor spins when you apply power. If it isnt spinning the right...
03-16-2010, 11:37 AM
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Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Here are a couple pics of my latest Funjet build. Thank you guys for the help! I am running a HET 3w-25 motor, Mystery 60 amp esc, Turnigy 2200mah 6s 40c lipo, APC 5.5x4.5 prop, Hitec hs-65mg servos...
02-27-2010, 01:38 PM
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Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

E flight Six series 2700kv, CC Thunderbird 36 esc and an APC 6x4 prop. That worked great for me. Quite a bit faster then a stock Stryker C model. I since put a 4 cell 2200mah and a 45amp Electrifly...
02-27-2010, 09:20 AM
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Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Can you really push that motor so hard? E flight specs 34 amps as max. I run heatsinks on mine and if I push it a bit at the end of the pack it gets plenty hot. I only pull 39-40 amps. My buddy...
02-26-2010, 07:45 AM
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Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

I have a Stryker and another Funjet that I have been running the last 2 years. They use the E flight 2700kv motor, a 4 cell 2200mah Zippy and a 6x4 prop. Great setup. These did acually start out with...
02-25-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

How do they(HET) get such a low resistance reading?.. bigger wire dia? Are they the same motors as the Typhoon? It looks like the Typhoon ships from the USA. Would it be more efficient with the...
02-25-2010, 04:51 PM
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Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Ok I did some more bench testing with different props on that 2700kv Ammo motor on 6s and it is just scary. Way too many rpms. Going to get that 1700kv 3w-25 motor looks like. Think I will need...
02-25-2010, 03:51 PM
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Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

I ran it less than 1 minute total. At full throttle maybe 30 seconds. It really didnt feel that warm. I have a large heat sink I will try if I use this motor. Will that Typhoon motor pull more amps...
02-25-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Thanks for your reply. I did some more bench testing this morning with that ammo motor. I tried an APC 4.1x4.1 and it didnt blow apart.. Pulled 55 amps @ 1200 watts. My ears still hurt! It may not...
02-25-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Hi folks! Just needing a bit of advice for my Funjet build. This is where Im at so far.. I have Turnigy 2200mah 40c 6s packs, a mystery 60 amp esc and an ammo 2700kv motor. Im thinking the motor is...
12-03-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By rockitboy

RE: Falcon/Bobcat 25 motor?

Yes, more power is good.. Teach me!
12-01-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By rockitboy

RE: Falcon/Bobcat 25 motor?

Sorry, but you misunderstand.. I am saying 3600mah capacity batteries. Not motor size. I was thinking more like 1200 to 1500kv on a 6s lipo..
12-01-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,340
Posted By rockitboy

RE: NitroPlanes 25 size Bobcat/Falcon

I also have a Falcon/Bobcat 25 and I am just starting the build. Wanna help? Need some motor options. Looking for some speed.. Would like to use a 6s 3600mah pack but Im willing to go bigger. Can I...
12-01-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By rockitboy

Falcon/Bobcat 25 motor?

Looking for some info. on what kind of inrunner to get this plane to scoot. Im thinking I would like to use 3200 or 3600mah 6s lipos. seems like a good size for this plane. Any help would be great....
03-09-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Hi guys, Just thought I would let you all know a motor, ESC, Bat, prop. combo in my Funjet that I am pleased with. I run a Helimax 28mm 6 pole 2580 kv motor, a Castle Creations Thunderbird 36 amp...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 649,654
Posted By rockitboy

RE: DL-50 engine

What a wealth of info this thread is! Thanks to all for your input. Im with you Ed on the prop noise issue.. Ever watch a real airshow? The high-power aerobats make those props sing! Our club...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-08-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 649,654
Posted By rockitboy

RE: DL-50 engine

The Vess 23A pitch.. is that like an "8" pitch?
Forum: Gas Engines
02-08-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 649,654
Posted By rockitboy

RE: DL-50 engine

Okydoky you all have me convinced that the DL-50 is a good engine. I will be ordering one for a 27% G.P. Cap 232. It should be in the 13-14 pound range. What Vess prop do you think? I know.. its been...
01-20-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Yes well, Have fun. Thanks for all the help scotty!
01-20-2009, 12:43 PM
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Views: 181,965
Posted By rockitboy

RE: FUNJET

Hi guys, Im fairly new here @ RCU and wanted some opinions on my funjet setup. I had a stryker brushless 1880kv, 6x4 prop, thunderbird 36 esc and a 2200mah 3s lipo on it and it flew pretty nice....
04-27-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By rockitboy

RE: Ultimate 40 cg?

The manual shows a cross section of the wing with the cg @ 120 mm? (dosent say mm but I assume?) back from the leading edge. Seems alot farther back then it should be (4.728"). Does that sound right?...
04-26-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By rockitboy

Ultimate 40 cg?

I have a NITRO PLANES Ultimate 40 im trying to get balanced. I havent flown a bipe before and the manual is not helpful. Do I balance it on the top or bottom wing? rightside up or inverted? Thanks...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-07-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By rockitboy

H9 cheap Raptor?

Anyone know why i can buy these RTF Raptors for $250?? They were $450 just a few months ago.
Forum: Helimax
01-06-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By rockitboy

Did a Scary, bad, funny.

Was chargeing sum batts. for an Axe cp... I had several batteries next to my charger. (Super Brain 977) Went to hookup a 3cell lipo to the charger and i grabbed the end of a stock Axe battery plug...
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