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Old 09-05-2014, 03:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
myxiplx
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Hi folks,

Weight saving is a regular topic here, so I thought it might be handy to start a thread documenting the weights of various options.

I've been as accurate as I can with these, but some of the information is gathered from other threads, please let me know if you spot any mistakes.

Edit: Added URL to Google Docs Spreadsheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing

Cyclic Servos
  • 7.6g - Eflite DS76
  • 12.7g - Align DS410

Tail Servos
  • 7.6g - Eflite DS76t
  • 8.4g - Hyperion DS09-GMD
  • 12.7g - Align DS420
  • 20g - KST DS215MG
  • 21g - DS95i

FBL Controllers
  • 6g - de-cased iKON
  • 10.62g - Spartan VX1e
  • 11g - BeastX MicroBeast Plus
  • 12.26g - Align 3GX
  • 13g - IKON
  • 18.6g - BeastX AR7200BX
  • 20g - BeastX MicroBeast

Canopy
  • 11g - Trex 250 Plus painted plastic canopy (may need trimming to fit)
  • 19g - Trex 250 SE fibreglass canopy
  • 20g - Trex 250 Pro fibreglass canopy (some folks have reported up to 24g!)

ESC
  • 7.2g - Talon 15 (with wires)
  • 15g - Align RCE-BL15X (yellow ESC)

Skids
  • 6.77g - Hobbyking HK-250GT skids with baseplate & pipes (GT250-121 )
  • 8.5g - Align multipiece skids (pipes with caps are included @1g each)
  • 8.9g - Align one piece skids

Base plate
  • 0g - Hobbyking integrated into skids
  • ?? - Stock plastic
  • 3.2g - Microheli Aluminium base plate
  • 6g - KDE Direct Alu base plate

Tail boom
  • 3.78g - Align CF boom
  • 4.82g - Align plastic boom

Tail pushrod
Battery connectors
  • 0.7g - JST connector pair (Rated for 3A)
  • 1.4g* - EC2 pair, weight without solder (Rated for 15-20A)
  • 2g - Mini-T connector pair (inc solder) (Rated for 15A)
  • 6g - EC3 male & female pair (inc solder)

Misc
  • 0.6g - Chinese Weights from HELM JOINT (adds 0.4g once screws are replaced).
  • 2-4g - Trim ESC & motor wires

Myx
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Last edited by TowPilot; 09-21-2014 at 06:38 PM.. Reason: added URL to Google Docs Spreadsheet
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