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Old 08-10-2012, 03:15 AM   #261 (permalink)
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I get just over 4 mins with 500mx on 95-90-95% curve, dont run gov, and haven't really calculated headspeed.

this is on a 2650 pack
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Old 09-29-2012, 07:48 PM   #262 (permalink)
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Any ideas on these, for a 500EFL

2600 - Gens Ace 25c/50c 425G (are they too light)
http://www.rc711.com/shop/ace-222v-2...or-p-6723.html

2850 - Raidens 30c/40c 423g
http://www.rc711.com/shop/raiden-222...tor-p-921.html

3300 Raiden 35C at 485G (are they too heavy?)
http://www.rc711.com/shop/raiden-222...l?cPath=280_30
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:17 PM   #263 (permalink)
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Any ideas on these, for a 500EFL

2600 - Gens Ace 25c/50c 425G (are they too light)
http://www.rc711.com/shop/ace-222v-2...or-p-6723.html

2850 - Raidens 30c/40c 423g
http://www.rc711.com/shop/raiden-222...tor-p-921.html

3300 Raiden 35C at 485G (are they too heavy?)
http://www.rc711.com/shop/raiden-222...l?cPath=280_30
Many run the gens ace 2600 no problem...i did also...just have to position the packs till you get a good center of gravity or you can use lead weights.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:53 PM   #264 (permalink)
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Anyone use these in their trex 500 ?

PLU45-30006 - PULSE LIPO 3000MAH 22.2V 45C- ULTRA POWER SERIES

http://www.rotorquest.com/product_in...ducts_id=99444
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:43 PM   #265 (permalink)
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I just ordered these, see what happens, I'll post back when I know.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Lipo_Pack.html
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:35 AM   #266 (permalink)
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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=23639

This may have gotten answered already so sorry if so-anyone used this one and if so how'd it fit? Tray mod needed?
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:29 PM   #267 (permalink)
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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=23639

This may have gotten answered already so sorry if so-anyone used this one and if so how'd it fit? Tray mod needed?
It's too heavy!
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:46 PM   #268 (permalink)
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I just ordered these, see what happens, I'll post back when I know.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Lipo_Pack.html
About time I got back to this.

OK Probably 40 flights so far with 5 min flight times, with me just sports flying around doing figure eights etc, packs come down warm, at 40% and balance back up perfectly, very happy with their performance so far.
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:04 PM   #269 (permalink)
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About time I got back to this.

OK Probably 40 flights so far with 5 min flight times, with me just sports flying around doing figure eights etc, packs come down warm, at 40% and balance back up perfectly, very happy with their performance so far.
That's the way to go.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:30 PM   #270 (permalink)
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I use Sky Lipos 4000 mah 30/60 in my trex 500 MD 500E pictured here and it flies just fine.

https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...54247&page=215
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What kind of flight time do you get?

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I use Sky Lipos 4000 mah 30/60 in my trex 500 MD 500E pictured here and it flies just fine.

https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...54247&page=215
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:08 PM   #272 (permalink)
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Hi Spinner, I get about 8 min. but I am carrying a heavy load in that scale fuse and 4 blade rotor.
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:53 PM   #273 (permalink)
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wops wrong thread
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:28 PM   #274 (permalink)
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I use Sky Lipos 4000 mah 30/60 in my trex 500 MD 500E pictured here and it flies just fine.

https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...54247&page=215
JT, which heli is yours? Didn't see any 4 bladed units on the page.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:21 AM   #275 (permalink)
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Sorry about that gave wrong page.
https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...54247&page=161
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:36 PM   #276 (permalink)
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Anyone use these in their trex 500 ?

PLU45-30006 - PULSE LIPO 3000MAH 22.2V 45C- ULTRA POWER SERIES

http://www.rotorquest.com/product_in...ducts_id=99444
They fit. I used them in my 500
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:05 PM   #277 (permalink)
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How does the bird fly with this size battery? Does it make for a heavy bird and what kind of fly times do you get with what type of flying?

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They fit. I used them in my 500
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:07 PM   #278 (permalink)
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How does the bird fly with this size battery? Does it make for a heavy bird and what kind of fly times do you get with what type of flying?
It's not nose heavy at all. It was well balanced with that battery. I think the longest flight times I got out of em was around 4.5 mins. I was only test flying it and not really pushing the bird to suck out the juice in the batts. But for sport flying, 4.5mins is what I got.
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:35 PM   #279 (permalink)
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Interesting thread! By comparison, I'm running two Turnigy Nanotech 2650's in parallel, and average 12 minute flight times... Granted, I don't fly 3D or with a canopy for that matter, but it sure makes for some good areal photography
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Old 05-02-2013, 05:59 AM   #280 (permalink)
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What's your total weight with that setup NexxuSix? Anyone else have a heavier than normal 500 and can let us know their flying weight?
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