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01-25-2012 04:32 PM  7 years ago
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rocket_33

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E8 out what should I do
I see the E8 is now available.....golly what should I do? A 50 size machine with 90 size power.....oh can I hold back lol
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01-25-2012 08:53 PM  7 years ago
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I couldn't hold...!

I was waiting almost a year for the new electrics to come, and I gave great time to Synergy and X50e, when out of nowhere, this E8 came into sight.

Sunday saw it on a magazine page, Monday night I hit the button. Now its sitting on the bench waiting for maiden, when weather permits. I had great fun building it and I was amazed, by how easy it came. Quality is excellent too.

I ll fly it initially on 8s until my 10s packs arrive.

I would be glad to help you, in case you need help
If you don't feel like flying, then don't
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01-25-2012 08:59 PM  7 years ago
rocket_33

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10S? I spoke to the guys here at Horizon and they recommended 12S. In fact, other than the battery capacity, I can use the same setup I am using on my 700s

Please tell me more about the build and quality of the machine
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01-25-2012 09:46 PM  7 years ago
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Jr recommends 8s to 12s. Of course if you already have gear from a 700 then rven better. I used to fly a converted Raptor and all my gear (motor-esc) was towards an 8s - 10s setup.

Quality is by far the best I ve seen, on helis I ve built (Mostly Align). If you see the thickness of the manual you ll get it.

Every built step is a bag on its own, so no worries of loosing or confusing things.

Jr takes you by hand and make you look like a pro when it comes to building helis.

What setup are you planning ?
If you don't feel like flying, then don't
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01-25-2012 10:09 PM  7 years ago
rocket_33

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Well I was thinking of using a KDE700XF-495 motor. I have been liking the CGY750 so probably go with that setup. ICE 120 Speed Controller. BLS 255 HV Servos

That what I was thinking of going with
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01-27-2012 10:44 PM  7 years ago
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Look at others posts, that fly 12sm to see what motors they use. I guess you are fine though

Did the maiden today. Couldn't be better
If you don't feel like flying, then don't
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01-27-2012 11:15 PM  7 years ago
rocket_33

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I looked and that motor is too large BUT KDE to the rescue. There are coming out with a KDE600XF-530, that would fit and be a perfect motor.

I downloaded the assembly manual and it looks like it will go together as well as my old Vibe 50 did. Come on KDE don't keep us waiting
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01-27-2012 11:20 PM  7 years ago
VKGT

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Hey that should be a pretty kick ass heli! I look forward to some of your feedback because I'd love to have one!
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01-27-2012 11:25 PM  7 years ago
rocket_33

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Oh yeah....going to be like golf....grip it and rip it!!!
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01-29-2012 02:02 PM  7 years ago
Stolla

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Consider the align 700mx 510kv, I have this on 12s 65c tp with vbar gov and fusionhawk esc, motor makes good power and after hard 3d flight comes down lukewarm, I was planning to do a rewind on this motor but its good as is for this machineCommon sense may not be common after all
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