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Mike Freeman07/11/2016 23:17:15
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Good evening All,

I thought I would share a bit more info on my review of this little beauty! Especially how I managed to hide most of the gear inside the profile fuz.

Here are some photos that didn't make the final article which hopefully show the details.:

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The final radio layout under the canopy

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After boring the cable routes though the fuz I cut the sides out to make room for the LiPo. The cut out is slightly smaller than the LiPo to "grip" it when inserted. I have found this works fine without needing any velcro. That bit of the fuz side was thinned down to cover the LiPo once inserted.

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Here the ESC is being drawn into the nose through the battery access. I have found no problems with the ESC being buried like this, no signs of overheating.

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The Lipo just before being connected and pushed into it's EPP crevis. The thinned down EPP side piece hides it from view.

I hope that gives you a bit more info. When I find out how to upload a pdf I'll add a drawing of the fuz to show a bit more detail.

Cheers,

Mike

Mike Freeman07/11/2016 23:41:06
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Here is the drawing I mentioned above....

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IanN07/11/2016 23:41:56
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Useful extra info - I did wonder about some of that when I read the article

IanR08/11/2016 04:31:10
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Hello Mike. I have a few of the Hyperion batteries you show in the photo above. I wanted to buy some more but can't find them listed anywhere. Where did you buy yours?

Great review - I'm tempted.

Thanks. Ian

Denis Watkins08/11/2016 09:00:02
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Brchobbies.com Ian.

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