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soarr
09-28-2005, 07:10 AM
Hi Everyone-
I have a Slow Stick with a camera (similar to the blip cam) and an Axi 2208/34 motor, Jeti 08Plus ESC, and a 10 x 4.7 prop (loading is probably too high). It weighs about 21 oz with an 11.1V LiPo and a bit lighter with a 7.4V LiPo. Can anyone recommend a good motor/ESC to replace the 2208? It's a great motor with lots of power but I'm concerned I'll burn out the ESC if I keep flying with this load. I've looked at the Axi 2212/20. What else is out there that is reliable?

Thanks!

--Mike

timocharis
09-29-2005, 05:06 AM
The 300DF from justgofly.com is fairly popular in that application. Stick it in a GWS 400 D (I think. Hmm. Hold on ... yeah, I think that's right. It's 3/1) gearbox.

They have some old info up at:
http://home.rochester.rr.com/vfinn/JustGoFly/tech300df_3_4x1.htm
..but that's from before they knew for sure it's a 10-amp motor. People are getting insane thrust figures out of those little things. If you target 8 amps constant, you'll pull that slow stick up just fine (better than 1/1 power/weight) and have a happy ESC.

Dave North

TaSaJaRa
09-29-2005, 05:48 AM
The JustGoFly motors (http://justgofly.com/Order%20Form.htm) work great for me, that is all I have on my planes.

I have a Slow Stick that has a little more weight than what you are flying.
My Camera (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=415002) on my slow stick, and the pictures of my slow stick are here. (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=399681)
I use a 400DF from JustGoFly (http://justgofly.com/) It works well on this plane.
It is geared 3.9:1 using a 12x8 HD prop. It does pull higher amps around
18 with this setup. But you can use a 11x7 HD prop and keep it below 14 amps.

Click here to watch an on-board video of this setup (http://media.putfile.com/First-Slow-Stick-AP-video)

Of corse you will have to have a higher amp ESC with any of the 400DF setups
and Vinnie at JustGoFly carries them also, 22amp and 32amp esc's.

One other option is to use the 400F geared 3:1 with a 11x7 HD
either motors work well just the 400DF can handle a higher amp draw.

Then if you have the need to haul a bigger load you can use the 450TH as I have on my newest plane.
It weighs in just under 3lbs like 2.9lbs.
Here is a few pics of my newest AP plane the SSv2 (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1454)

The 450TH ROCKS..... at $55.95 has a lot of bang for the buck.
It will pull higher amps than both the 400DF or 400F. But can carry a much heaver load.

You can use the 32amp esc, JustGoFly carries with this motor fine.
Also the 3 cell 15c batteries Vinnie carries work very well on this bigger motor.

Later , Craig

timocharis
09-29-2005, 07:09 AM
Craig:

I'm hearing great stuff about the 450TH. My stuff is all wimpy, though: 10 amp or less. It's just where I hang out...

Dave North

soarr
10-01-2005, 09:04 AM
Thanks for the info. I ordered the 400F and will report back on how it works on my setup.

M

Kahuna
05-26-2008, 04:38 PM
Hi Everyone-
I have a Slow Stick with a camera (similar to the blip cam) and an Axi 2208/34 motor, Jeti 08Plus ESC, and a 10 x 4.7 prop (loading is probably too high). It weighs about 21 oz with an 11.1V LiPo and a bit lighter with a 7.4V LiPo. Can anyone recommend a good motor/ESC to replace the 2208? It's a great motor with lots of power but I'm concerned I'll burn out the ESC if I keep flying with this load. I've looked at the Axi 2212/20. What else is out there that is reliable?

Thanks!

--Mike

Happy Memorial Day Mike

I just bought a Slow Stick, I will start to build it today, can you recommend a motor and camera to use, or is there a better plane for taking Pictures. Any help would be Greatly Appreciated
Aloha & Mahalo
Kahuna

soarr
05-27-2008, 09:45 PM
Kahuna-

I ended up getting an AXI 2212/34 and a Jeti 18A speed controller and the setup has good power to carry a 5-7 oz camera. You may want to consider an Atlas outrunner (hobbylobby carries them) if you want a less expensive alternative. I tried one on my other SS and was impressed with the performance.

One other comment I will add is that I am also using a Magpie Wing on my Slow Stick. It has a 54" span and flies very smoothly. You can get it for about $20 from laserarts.com.

Mike

zakstang
05-29-2008, 03:55 AM
SUPPO 2217-08

• 70g Outrunner
• Kv: 1100, Rm: 0.125, io: 1.0A, Poles: 14
• Max amps: 18A for 60sec
• Shaft is 4.0 mm
• Dimensions: 27.5mm x 30mm




from lightflightrc.com my SS weighs 32oz w/camera and i use a gws 1060 prop...pulls 18-19amps wot but i barely ever need full throttle...easily climbs 45degree angle....


cant beat the price

soarr
05-29-2008, 06:14 AM
SUPPO 2217-08

70g Outrunner
Kv: 1100, Rm: 0.125, io: 1.0A, Poles: 14
Max amps: 18A for 60sec
Shaft is 4.0 mm
Dimensions: 27.5mm x 30mm




from lightflightrc.com my SS weighs 32oz w/camera and i use a gws 1060 prop...pulls 18-19amps wot but i barely ever need full throttle...easily climbs 45degree angle....


cant beat the price





That's a great price and the specs look good. I'm going to have to try one.

Mike

hillbille
05-29-2008, 07:01 AM
On mine I'm currently using GP Electrifly 35-30-950 motors with LM 2250 3S1P batteries and 30 amp TP ESC's as well as HTX UBEC's. GWS DD 1170 props. Works for me. AUW - 39 - 42 ozs. (Weight depends on arrangment - I have a altimiter, low voltage alarm. two separate cameras each can be mounted and they are different weights! and of course different batteries.) Normal flying is between 200' and 400' but I have flown to 1683 once in privately controlled airspace! The SS was a teeny tiny little dot up there - hard to see!!


Hillbille