Posted by Jesse R. on 9/16/2016 to Guide to Electric RC Power Systems
This article will help to explain the relationship of the power of different electric motors to the weight and flying characteristics of various aircraft.
We stock over one hundred different motors in our store and we are often asked what the numeric designations of these motors mean.
Frequently asked questions about charging lipo batteries....
How to choose a lipo battery for your model...
Here are some helpful tips for taking care of your lipo batteries, so that they will last a nice long time.
Frequently asked questions about Electronic Speed Controls (ESC).
Frequently asked questions about prop size, pitch and appropriate use.
In this article we will explain electric outrunner brushless motors, kv ratings, the relationship of the motor to the electronic speed control (ESC) and basic guidelines for choosing an electric motor.
Posted by Heads Up RC Pilots on 8/14/2016 to Power System Recommendations
Power system recommendations for popular kits and ARFs as well as conversion info for brushed-to-brushless and gas/glow-to-brushless electric. Recommendations include motor, ESC, propeller, battery and more...
Different motors are designed to be mounted in different ways. This is a simple guide to the different types of motors that we carry and their designated mounting configurations.
An illustrated guide to using a prop saver.
An illustrated guide to installing and using a standard collet-style prop adapter.
A brief guide to the purpose and uses of pusher propellers.
Posted by Ray C. on 8/10/2016 to Helpful Hints
This is a simple illustrated guide to replacing the motor shaft on a brushless motor.
What to do if the motor spins in the wrong direction when it is first hooked up...
How to select a three-blade propeller.
Posted by Jesse R. on 8/7/2016 to Power System Recommendations
We get a lot of inquiries about what is needed to convert the Hobby Zone Super Cub to a brushless set-up -- so many inquiries in fact, we have decided to create an article specifically dedicated to this subject.
Posted by Jesse R. on 8/3/2016 to Tools & Calculators