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acro wot mk2(foamy)

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SONNY MONKS16/11/2018 20:48:06
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Hi,The recommended battery is a 3 cell 11v,can someone tell me if this model has a little extra space for a 4 cell 14v,and upgrade the esc to a 60a,and maybe the motor too!!answers on a postcard please hehe.

Peter Miller16/11/2018 21:01:20
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It would help if you mentioned what model!!!

OOPS! Sorry, just read the subtitle

Edited By Peter Miller on 16/11/2018 21:02:06

SONNY MONKS16/11/2018 21:10:30
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haha no problem gas meter(peter)

Bob Cotsford16/11/2018 21:16:14
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I find a 3S 2200 is a fairly tight fit, I think you would have to remove a LOT of foam to fit a 4S, and even more to get a 60A esc in.

Chris Walby16/11/2018 21:56:02
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Darn....I was going to say 3S 800 mA but mine is a Acro Wot Mk2 balsa....and it dual powered...the other being a Laser 70!

Seriously, you could try a graphine lipo as I get a bit more speed out of my FF ME109 as you don't get the voltage sag that limits the current (they are bigger in everyway, but not much.

Geoff Sleath17/11/2018 00:01:09
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The Acrowot Foamie is very tight for a 3S 2200 LiPo as it is. I doubt trying to fit a bigger battery would be 100% successful. In any case, why would you want to? It's performance and duration are pretty good with the recommended battery. In fact the biggest drawback of the model is battery installation - the 40 amp esc is quite hard to hide as well.

Geoff

SONNY MONKS17/11/2018 04:54:31
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Thankyou guys,the reason why i was asking,i have 6 x 4 cell 14 v,and didnt want to have to buy additional batteries,with it been so close to xmas,lol,but it looks like i will have to now,should i end up buying one!

Old Geezer17/11/2018 08:21:25
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Sonny - if you do end up with a foamy AcroWot: a) You'll love it, and it'll do all you could ever ask of it on 3S.

But b) Beware of wiping off the U/C, as it will take a large lump of foam with it. Substitute the steel screws with sacrificial plastic items, possibly pre-weakened with a few strokes of a saw blade, better a couple of broken plastic screws ( easily removed using a heated blade screwdriver then replaced ) than the alternative which results in a gorilla glue and fibre tape repair.

U/Cs on so many artf models ( foamy or balsa/ply ) share the same weakness - being so easily torn off resulting in significant fuselage damage - presumably these are designed for the paved or bowling green smooth runways that look to be the norm in the colonies, rather than some of the more agricultural flying fields over here. Sorry - that's an axe I've been grinding for years and years.

SONNY MONKS17/11/2018 09:45:07
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cheers old geezer,ive ordered one,with four lipos,from hobbyking,turnigys only 11 quid each,so there not as dear as i thought,so with a receiver,200 quid in total,xmas prezzy bought for myself ha!

SONNY MONKS17/11/2018 09:53:25
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I really appreciate the tips i get from all you guys,it proves you are all regimented into the hobby,experience i dont have.ive only been in the hobby almost two yrs and passed my A test back in august.so many thanks to you all,regards sonny

Bob Cotsford17/11/2018 10:05:49
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We all have to learn through experience Sonny. If you can learn through other's experience it can save you an absolute fortune laugh

I really should proof read for spelling mistakes before posting!

Edited By Bob Cotsford on 17/11/2018 10:06:34

SONNY MONKS17/11/2018 15:28:35
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i thort i waz a good speler lol!!

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