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Old 06-22-2008, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by GreenAce92 View Post
what powers these birds? are they big? how come you guys only get 10mins of flight?
I ask because you guys say you have 3000mah packs, are the motors really big? oh wait i think i remember how big these birds are...
Here's the MOTOR & ESC:
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Old 06-22-2008, 10:44 PM
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The NexSTAR (which is a slightly larger airplane) has a slightly larger motor than the ElectriStar and uses two 3600 MAh, 9.6 V, 8 cell packs:
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:51 AM
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wow so what should be done then, lipos?
i mean that seems kinda bad 10min flights... but on nimh it makes sense..
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Old 06-23-2008, 11:35 AM
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Thumbs up ElectriStar LIPO

The ElectriStar can also be run on LIPO batteries:
Two 7.4V 3200mAh 20C Discharge batteries with Balance,
for two inputs for the ESC.

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Old 06-29-2008, 02:01 AM
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Default ok i got one

i ordered one finally i think i got the last one in the usa at gravesrc.com so my question is what battery is everyone using and what works best what is the cheapest lipo available that is safe and where can i get them thanks
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