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Forum: Power Systems
01-12-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

good info, i'll check some of the posts, these...

good info, i'll check some of the posts, these are good flying planes I just wanted to see how these values impact anything really.

the 1500kv motor is a smaller motor with a 9x4.7 GWS slow fly on...
Forum: Power Systems
01-11-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

Ok so I got my Tach and i was running some...

Ok so I got my Tach and i was running some tests...

I am getting like 6k RPM on my one airplane on a 2 cell lipo and a 1500KV motor.

getting 11k RPM on another motor which is 2200KV on a 2...
Forum: Power Systems
01-06-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

I think you will be fine.. You could always...

I think you will be fine..

You could always do what i've seen guys do at the field and just hold the tail and say "feels strong" and then go fly
Forum: Power Systems
01-06-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

have you tried to put it on an actual watt meter?...

have you tried to put it on an actual watt meter?
You also got to realize your flying a telemaster :) great high wing airplane that I used to fly that 40 size motor at near idle most the time
Forum: Power Systems
01-06-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

I think your post is great and I liked your table...

I think your post is great and I liked your table on watts/lb
My father and I are working on converting an old 1/4 scale cub and I used just the 50w/lb rule and ended up going to finding at 75w/lb...
Forum: Power Systems
01-06-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

thats interesting alaursen I never thought about...

thats interesting alaursen I never thought about the actual voltage to the motor as a variable.
I just assumed that ESC voltage was the end all number
Forum: Power Systems
01-06-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

9.1v seems real low for your motor to see. ...

9.1v seems real low for your motor to see.

With my 3s setups its roughly 11v on a fully charged battery according to the wattmeter.
Forum: Power Systems
01-05-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

found a used tach on rcuniverse for $8 so i'll...

found a used tach on rcuniverse for $8 so i'll try that out and see if I can get it to work!
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

Thanks for all the input, best thing about this...

Thanks for all the input, best thing about this hobby.. I've been doing it for over 20 years and still learn something everyday (doesnt help i took a 6 year break between nitro and electric)
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

Ya Eagletree seems to be a good product, I have a...

Ya Eagletree seems to be a good product, I have a Watt Meter already, I am just curious about either a stand alone optical RPM sensor ($30 or so) or to invest that $70 in an eagletree.

I know...
Forum: Power Systems
01-04-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,354
Posted By ShoGinn

Tachometer or RPM Sensor

So I am trying to make sure my power systems are running properly when bench testing.

I dont have an actual bench stand just planes with setups, I am trying to see if I am wasting money on knowing...
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