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HexTronik 1300Kv Brushless motor rewind

I recently rewound a Hextronik 1300Kv brushless motor (HXM2730-1300), also called “blue wonder”. I rewound it to see if i can make it better. Better thrust, cleaner windings and lower current consumption. Some specs related to the motor insides… Number

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ER9x mixer settings for Parkzone Stryker FQ-27

I recently found a very good deal on the Parkzone Stryker FQ-27 ultramicro flying wing. I am still a newbie at flying R/C. I bought this bird hoping i could fly it one day. Usually flying wings have only elevons

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DSM2 Antenna mod for turnigy 9x radio

I have a turnigy9x radio that came with a 2.4Ghz module. However i also had some DSM2 receivers (Orange rx) that i wanted to use. I came across lots of posts that describe the process of adding a DSM2 module

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USBASP & AVRDUDE: Reading fuse bits

Recently the USBASP programmer has become a hot favorite to program AVR chips. It is small, inexpensive and works great with avrdude. I was recently working with an RC brushless speed controller (ESC) and wanted to read the fuse values

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More quadcopter madness

So my last quadcopter mod was the battery tray. That was good, but it really reduced the total height below the tray with the existing landing gear. So i decided to make ine with aluminum bar from home depot, milled

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New quadcopter battery cage

Quadcopters have been my new focus in the R/C area. Rather than spending time and effort building a frame, I ordered the one from hobbyking http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=16583 This quadcopter frame is surprisingly well built for its price.  One of the problems

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