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Old 08-23-2012, 02:08 AM
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Does anyone have any suggestions on a very efficient 450 motor that would give long run times? Something to learn hovers on, then I can swap it for a spare 2218 that I have. I heard that esky make a very efficient motor, but cannot recall the motor specifically...
Long flight times is what I am after @ my stage.
The Esky EK5-0006 3800KV motor is very smooth and efficient - it should give an extra couple of minutes flight time over the 2218H. It requires an 11T 2.3mm pinion gear. Most pinions of this size are press on that you will have to use stud-lock or even solder in place. Hobbyking sell agrubb screwed versionwhich is what I'd buy or look out for.

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Phoenix Blathering Duex!

This Friday, same time, place and password. I am changing the audio to "direct sound" though. Hope to balther and fly with you then!

Cheers,
Ken
Howdy Ken!

I'd love to join you in this. I don't have Phoenix yet but maybe a future meet....!

S

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How would the Esky EK5-0006 3800KV motor compare to the 2215 in efficiency and that is the motor that I have in both of my completed helicopters. Hopefully if it is more efficient I will use it in my #3 along with the TGY306G servo..

Finally managed to break one of the canopy posts on my MCPX, lucky it was the one that points towards the nose!
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How would the Esky EK5-0006 3800KV motor compare to the 2215 in efficiency.
There is not much in it versus the smaller HK motor tbh

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Does anyone have any suggestions on a very efficient 450 motor that would give long run times? Something to learn hovers on, then I can swap it for a spare 2218 that I have. I heard that esky make a very efficient motor, but cannot recall the motor specifically...
Long flight times is what I am after @ my stage.
Not sure if hunting down a more efficient motor over the 2218 you already have is going to be worth it in the end. As soon as your past the hovering stage the longer flight times are going to be out the window anyways. I think you would benefit from spending the extra money on a few extra batteries.

Jonesy



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Phoenix Blathering Duex!

This Friday, same time, place and password. I am changing the audio to "direct sound" though. Hope to balther and fly with you then!

Cheers,
Ken
Howdy Ken!

I'd love to join you in this. I don't have Phoenix yet but maybe a future meet....!

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I'm out on this one as well, gotta work Friday.

Jonesy



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Does anyone have any suggestions on a very efficient 450 motor that would give long run times? Something to learn hovers on, then I can swap it for a spare 2218 that I have. I heard that esky make a very efficient motor, but cannot recall the motor specifically...
Long flight times is what I am after @ my stage.
Not sure if hunting down a more efficient motor over the 2218 you already have is going to be worth it in the end. As soon as your past the hovering stage the longer flight times are going to be out the window anyways. I think you would benefit from spending the extra money on a few extra batteries.

Jonesy
That's right. Defo more bang per buck by buying extra lipos!

Simon

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It's kinda funny, I crash mine ever other battery for a total of nearly a hundred crashes. I have never replaced a main gear, F/S etc. I finally DID manage to kill the actual frame!

Conversely a certain stodgy friend of mine from an evil empire has prollly only crashed his 1/2 dozen times. I don't know how he does it!!

Headin' out to the Flyin' Club tomorrow and look forward to gettin' shum schict time!

I cut off those big red connectors from my new 3000 batteries and soldered on my favorite XT connectors!

This gives me 7 batteries for the 500 size heli!

As for the blather fest on Friday, the irony that the ''blathermeister'' himself will have to absent is not lost on me!

I am attending a fundraiser for the neighbor across the street as having cancer is VERY expensive!

So instead of hanging out with you lovely folk I will be at an art gallery that has a cash bar[:@]

All for a good cause and will get to see the ladies dressed up!

All the best and look forward to a blatherfest in the future!

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Vein attempt to coax bear out of cave, must try another tactic!

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It's kinda funny, I crash mine ever other battery for a total of nearly a hundred crashes. I have never replaced a main gear, F/S etc. I finally DID manage to kill the actual frame!

Conversely a certain stodgy friend of mine from an evil empire has prollly only crashed his 1/2 dozen times. I don't know how he does it!!
Vein attempt to coax bear out of cave, must try another tactic!

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3 crashes actually

Old 08-23-2012, 04:06 AM
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It's kinda funny, I crash mine ever other battery for a total of nearly a hundred crashes. I have never replaced a main gear, F/S etc. I finally DID manage to kill the actual frame!

Conversely a certain stodgy friend of mine from an evil empire has prollly only crashed his 1/2 dozen times. I don't know how he does it!!

Headin' out to the Flyin' Club tomorrow and look forward to gettin' shum schict time!

I cut off those big red connectors from my new 3000 batteries and soldered on my favorite XT connectors!

This gives me 7 batteries for the 500 size heli!

As for the blather fest on Friday, the irony that the ''blathermeister'' himself will have to absent is not lost on me!

I am attending a fundraiser for the neighbor across the street as having cancer is VERY expensive!

So instead of hanging out with you lovely folk I will be at an art gallery that has a cash bar[:@]

All for a good cause and will get to see the ladies dressed up!

All the best and look forward to a blatherfest in the future!

b
Vein attempt to coax bear out of cave, must try another tactic!

b
Now I did bring some very good honey home from Namibia that may just get that bear out of the cave!!!! COme on weekend I got used to not to work.

Edmund
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Now I did bring some very good honey home from Namibia that may just get that bear out of the cave!!!! COme on weekend I got used to not to work.

Edmund
Lol, that would do the trick!

Congrats on your sons epic international BOL voyage! To celebrate I flew mine on Tuesday!

Simon

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He left his BOL with me when he moved to Namibia and as I had space in the vehicle asked him if I should bring it along. Now at my place there is limited space and as it is he can outlfy me on precision flying with a BOL any day and I am pretty good at that. When he lifted off on a virtual windless day with more space then he ever had to fly in, it was a joy to watch. Straight line and 180 degree turnaround on the same line at almost FF. I was later watching his face rather than the BOL as that wide grin told me that I did the right thing to bring his toy to him. Left him with lots of spare blades and referred him to Spiros' way of taping the fuse. That crossborder flight was great to watch and he did it like a pro.

Edmund.
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Phoenix Blathering Duex!

This Friday, same time, place and password. I am changing the audio to "direct sound" though. Hope to balther and fly with you then!

Cheers,
Ken
Howdy Ken!

I'd love to join you in this. I don't have Phoenix yet but maybe a future meet....!

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I'm out on this one as well, gotta work Friday.

Jonesy



Yeah I'm out too. Working but have fun guys.


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Does anyone have any suggestions on a very efficient 450 motor that would give long run times? Something to learn hovers on, then I can swap it for a spare 2218 that I have. I heard that esky make a very efficient motor, but cannot recall the motor specifically...
Long flight times is what I am after @ my stage.
I've been flogging a couple of these I got from the Miami warehouse a couple months ago for $8 ea(sold out now in both USwarehouses); they're a solid motor once you balance 'em, but they DOneed to be balanced. Or at least, both of mine did. Now, I'm running one on an el-cheapo 30A ESC and it never gets warm; I'd say the current draw is reasonably low. I need to hoe out some space on my outside bench and I'll try and come up with some stats for ya.

https://www.leaderhobby.com/product....=9394001225754

If ya don't have the patience or knack for balancing, or if you don't really need more motors (like I really did) then I'm gonna agree with Jonesy - you're prolly better off spending yer money on a few extra packs. Did I mention the Turnigy Nano-Tech 3S/2200/25-50C packs are $10.19 ea on the swarm right now? LOL.

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Happy B'day Jonesy!

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Happy B'day Jonesy!

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Thanks mate.... just installing my hitec servos that I got today. All 3 of them work which is a good start

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Had a great time at the flying club yesterday!

Here is an AMAZING flier!

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub2EsuuO4ko[/youtube]
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Happy B'day Jonesy!

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Hippo Bathday dude!

May the wind be elsewhere and your batteries full!

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Jonsey, Am I too late to wish you a happy birthday? From where I'm sat I'm just about ok

Hi to all and a couple of flight videos to share.

I enjoyed some fast flying and some big power loops. It's a bit same old same old but here goes...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uIzFzY7whg[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJrbnQJPR5o[/youtube]

I'm starting to get back into this now after my hols!

Best to all!

Simon
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Jonsey, Am I too late to wish you a happy birthday? From where I'm sat I'm just about ok [img][/img]

Hi to all and a couple of flight videos to share.

I enjoyed some fast flying and some big power loops. It's a bit same old same old but here goes...


I'm starting to get back into this now after my hols!

Best to all!

Simon [img][/img]

Snappy comments on YT!

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Jonsey, Am I too late to wish you a happy birthday? From where I'm sat I'm just about ok
Best to all!
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Nope, it's saturday morning here and it's today so thanks for the birthday wishes.

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Just flew two packs on the new hs-5065mg servos Iinstalled last night and they are great. I'll upload a vid later on as I"ve got to goto someone elses birthday party now ( can you believe it)

Jonesy



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