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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-23-2014, 12:02 AM
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Posted By MidwestRSX
BUMP back from the dead... I am at the end of...

BUMP back from the dead... I am at the end of this project but need help with the final details! Here is where I'm at:

Cobra 2820/14 motors
Eflite 60A esc's
Gens Ace 14.8v 3800
Hitec HS...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-05-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
So any pusher prop will work in a puller...

So any pusher prop will work in a puller configuration with the same efficiency as its regular puller counterpart?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-05-2014, 06:07 AM
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Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
Take a look at the 10 x 7 props a few scrolls...

Take a look at the 10 x 7 props a few scrolls down... http://masterairscrew.com/3-bladeseries.aspx

Would that pusher prop work for a counter-rotating setup? Anyone have experience with those...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
So would I be OK with the Rimfire .15, Rimfire...

So would I be OK with the Rimfire .15, Rimfire 45A ESC, and Gens Ace 14.8v 3800 mah? Then I would just get a couple different props and see which one works best and keeps me in the safe zone? Would...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
What do you guys think about this: Gens Ace...

What do you guys think about this:

Gens Ace 14.8v 3800 mah 25C
Rimfire .25
Rimfire 45A ESC
10 x 7 3 blade prop

Would that be safe and provide enough power? This is going on an Aerosky B60...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-02-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
Do I need to get a wattmeter? Is there a formula...

Do I need to get a wattmeter? Is there a formula or a way to calculate draw so I know what to buy to be safe?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-02-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
Thanks for all the responses everyone. Here is...

Thanks for all the responses everyone. Here is what I have going so far: Gens Ace 3800 mah 25C; Turnigy G25 or Rimifire 25, leaning towards Rimfire (do those come with the mounts as well?); ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By MidwestRSX
Please lock and direct further posts to:...

Please lock and direct further posts to: http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73470
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By MidwestRSX
What other info do you need? I'm looking for...

What other info do you need? I'm looking for long flight times over more power. Probably going to go for a 3600 - 4000 mah 25 - 35 C batt.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By MidwestRSX
How do Turnigy brushless outrunners compare to...

How do Turnigy brushless outrunners compare to E-flite/Rimfire?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By MidwestRSX
Please continue hashing out this counter-rotating...

Please continue hashing out this counter-rotating prop issue. It will be easy to reverse motor direction obviously, but my main concern is the props/spinners.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
[QUOTE=dahawk;944185]Midwest, I have a...

[QUOTE=dahawk;944185]Midwest,

I have a Deuces Wild with twin Scorpion 710's and run 4000mah 4S 40C's. /QUOTE]

Those Scorpions are more than I'm looking to spend on motors. Is there a big...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By MidwestRSX
The ARF is not counter-rotating. The kit I...

The ARF is not counter-rotating. The kit I bought doesn't come with any electronics, so I can do it however. Would a pusher prop function correctly acting as a puller prop?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
Also, I am concerned about making sure I don't...

Also, I am concerned about making sure I don't burn up motors by using the wrong prop/motor/battery combo. The kit calls for 9.5-10/7 3 bladers.

Also, any thoughts about counter-rotating props?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
I think I'm going to shoot for a single 4000 -...

I think I'm going to shoot for a single 4000 - 4400 mah batt. I'm also trying to stay away from budget batteries, I want to get ones that will last. I've been looking at Gen's Ace, Hyperion and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
I've been looking at the E-flite power 25,...

I've been looking at the E-flite power 25, Rimfire .15 or .25, or the Turnigy G15.. kinda leaning towards Turnigy because of the price.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
Thanks for that link!

Thanks for that link!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By MidwestRSX
Tell me what to buy!

Hey everyone,

I just ordered a NitroPlanes Aerosky B60 kit. I am looking for recommendations as to which motors, ESC's, batteries and chargers I should buy. My goal with the plane is longer...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By MidwestRSX
Tell me what to buy!

Hey everyone,

I just ordered a NitroPlanes Aerosky B60 kit. I am looking for recommendations as to which motors, ESC's, batteries and chargers I should buy. My goal with the plane is longer...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
So I would be safe getting that SkyCharger 6200,...

So I would be safe getting that SkyCharger 6200, charing 14.8v 4s 4000 mah at 2C, without smoking the batteries or charger, or shortening the life of the battery? What is the best value for a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
I'm trying to get it to where I can fly...

I'm trying to get it to where I can fly continuously without having to wait forever for batteries to charge, without having to buy a boat load of batteries.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
Yea, it's just I've flown glow for a long time,...

Yea, it's just I've flown glow for a long time, and I like the fuel n go aspect, I hate the idea of having to charge batteries.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
So for the skycharger 6200 I can only charge up...

So for the skycharger 6200 I can only charge up to 2C correct? And I need to find a battery that will charge at 2C? What kind of charge time would I be looking at?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
Any truth to this?

Any truth to this?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
I am looking at the SkyCharger 6200. Any thoughts...

I am looking at the SkyCharger 6200. Any thoughts on this charger? What batteries would work to get me 30 minute charge times? If possible? Thanks for the help everyone!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
What should I shoot for to get 30 minute charge...

What should I shoot for to get 30 minute charge times? As far as the charger and C rating on the battery?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
What are some brands of batteries and chargers...

What are some brands of batteries and chargers that I should avoid?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
So for the charger, I just need to be concerned...

So for the charger, I just need to be concerned with watts, which dicates charge time?

Would it be a better value to get 2 2000mah 4s or 1 4000 mah 4s? WRT battery purchase price, and the cost...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-05-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
I like the price of that Turnigy charger. I...

I like the price of that Turnigy charger. I think I'll skip the power supply and just go off my car battery. Would it be ok to charge off a car battery with the engine off? What kind of charge...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-04-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By MidwestRSX
newbie here - help me choose!

Guys, I need a recommendation on a battery and charger setup. I am not new to RC but I am fairly new to lipo. I am looking at buying an Aerosky B60 Duke. It calls for a 14.8v 3600mah 25C batt.
...
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