Saab 105 / SK60

Saab ducts

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Had some trouble with the ducts – I couldn’t get them to follow the holes properly and then I had the plastic crack. To that end I took the ducts back out for take 2. Back ducts are looking Ok (not glued yet). Had to cut a bit different to allow for my outrunner power […]

Saab 105 / SK60

Twin 50mm EDF wemotec / wicked rc test run

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After completing the dynamic balancing on both fans using an old iPhone 3G with Vibration and following a very handy guide on RCGroups I’ve done a test run using the new packs (65C 2250mah – 146.2 amps continuous)  with both motors running a mix of full throttle and half throttle: [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxu8RF7eAfs[/yt] Before dynamic balancing (on […]

Saab 105 / SK60

Full throttle long test run

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I performed a full throttle long run test on the twin 50mm EDF system for the Saab. Hooked up to a 2200mAh 45C pack. It lasted just under 1min 50 seconds before performance drop/empty battery at full throttle. Pulled around 65amps continuous out the pack peaking at 70 amps. Sat around 650watts most of the […]

Saab 105 / SK60

Saab 105 full power test

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[yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFnTycgMzFI[/yt] A successful test run of the power system for the Saab 105: 2 wemotec 50mm micro fans 2 Hobbywing Flyfun 40 amp escs (aka pentium) Castle 10amp BEC Turnigy nano-tech 2200. There are 3 runs recorded, didn’t have the camera on for the very first run as I was checking for clearances. It pulls […]

Saab 105 / SK60

Saab RX

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Motors, esc’s and new Spektrum AR7610 assembled in the test stand while waiting for the batteries to charge before a test run. Adjusted the second throttle to run on AUX2 or channel 7. This will allow fine tuning / balancing between left and right throttle.

Saab 105 / SK60

Saab 105 motor test fit

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Test fit 50mm wemotec in the motor mount with the dons rc motors mounted. The two wemotec housings are not 100% anymore after trying to get the het motors working in them so I’m going to get some new ones before proceeding with the build.