Updated: Aug 26
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Well we tried a few, and I finally like this one so much that I bought a few.
Goolsky Original SURPASS High Performance 2216 1120KV 14 Poles Brushless Motor.
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40A RC Brushless Motor Electric Speed Controller ESC 3A UBEC with XT60 & 3.5mm Bullet Plugs. Amazon link: https://amzn.to/3OsaV3W
9x4.5 wood (please) for electric:
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I started out with 3S batteries, then upgraded to these and have been happy:
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The numbers listed are McMaster Carr Component numbers.
Multipurpose 304 Stainless Steel Rod 5 mm Diameter, 1 Foot Long 1272T351
Off-White Nylon Slotted Rounded Head Screws M3 x 0.5 mm Thread, 20 mm Long 94270A128
Set Screw Shaft Collar for 5 mm Diameter, Black-Oxide 1215 Carbon Steel 57485K65
Black-Oxide Alloy Steel Socket Head Screw M3 x 0.5 mm Thread, 25 mm Long 91290A125
Black-Oxide 18-8 Stainless Steel Washer for M3 Screw Size, 3.2 mm ID, 7 mm OD 98269A420
Medium-Strength Steel Nylon-Insert Locknut Class 8, Zinc Plated, M3 x 0.5 mm Thread, 4 mm High 90576A102
Off-White Nylon Phillips Rounded Head Screws M2 Size, 6 mm Long, 0.4 mm Pitch 94879A863
Tapered heatset insert: 94180a331
2 mm Carbon Fiber Rods: I have had better success with the uxcell brand.
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This model requires 4 I liked them so much I bought literally 200 of them. they are very inexpensive. They can strip if mishandled though.
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Radio: Minimum 4 channel minimum system with the ability to electronically mix two dedicated aileron servos. I'm currently in love with this one:
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Receiver: compatible with transmitter selected. I just selected this one for the Big Pitts prototype, and I'm quite happy so far.
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