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Thread: The October Grand Prize Draw
02/10/2008 16:09:00
me to
Thread: The September Grand Prize Draw
01/09/2008 16:51:00
Count me in.
Thread: The August Grand Prize Draw
05/08/2008 16:49:00
Put me in the hat.
Thread: The May Grand Prize Draw
02/05/2008 10:29:00
Count me in.
Thread: The May issue Nijuis free plan teaser
02/04/2008 12:54:00
count me in.
Thread: The April Grand Prize Draw
31/03/2008 12:29:00
Count me in.
Thread: Twin Star II
06/07/2007 15:26:00
Thanks for the suggestions.

Looks like I will be spending a few more hours locked away in the shed!
06/07/2007 13:02:00
Yes, it is a very exciting ride !

Maybe I need to transfer the powertrain to a different plane.

Can you suggest a suitable model?

06/07/2007 11:52:00
It is good that you have not built the wing yet because you can incorporate the extra esc wiring into the panel before joining.

Props 7X4

Good Luck
06/07/2007 11:15:00
Since my original post I have fitted a pair of 1050kv motors and individual 30 amp speed controllers. The two motors and two speed controllers cost 35 in total from ebay.
The motors are producing so much power that I have had to build ply boxes within the foam wings to contain them.
I think that I have now reached the maximum performance that the wings can cope with.
Maybe I need to look for a stronger model now!
07/06/2007 09:44:00
Thanks for the help. As with most things RC there is no definitive answer, but lots of good suggestions. As stated, it all depends on what sort of model I require as to what motor configuration I use.
Plenty to do and experiment with.
Once again, many thanks.
06/06/2007 15:39:00
Thanks for the prompt reply.
Are the bell type motors as powerful as a 7.2 speed 400 brushed motor?
06/06/2007 13:34:00
I have been flying my twinstar on 11.1v lipo's with 7.2v speed 400 motors. The performance is good.
As always, we demand more from our models and I was wondering if a switch to brushless motors would improve the performance even more and less destructive to the motors.
Would I need two becs?
Can I buy a replacement wing to avoid digging out the wing for the rewiring?
What motors would you suggest?

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