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Author Topic: Lidl Glider conversion  (Read 944 times)

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Lidl Glider conversion
« on: May 27, 2019, 07:40:29 PM »

Thought I'd have a go:

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Spec:
3s 2200mAh battery
2206 2400kv ZOHD motor spinning a 5x5 APC Sport prop
30A ZOHD ESC
3A UBEC
FrSky D8RII+ 2.4GHz
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Re: Lidl Glider conversion
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2019, 11:36:56 PM »

Looking forward to seeing just how this maiden goes, thats a decent size lipo up front.
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Re: Lidl Glider conversion
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2019, 12:58:25 AM »

Im not worried, the plane is just smaller than an AXN and they flew no probs with a 2200
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Re: Lidl Glider conversion
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2019, 07:23:11 PM »

There's about 201398102 videos on various "rc royalty" channels at the moment about these gliders ... to be honest I think they look a bit shit and don't understand the attraction aside from the cheap cost.

But then you've got to spend cash on carbon strip to stiffen then up, servos for the control surfaces, you've got to spend time modifying the wings for ailerons etc, buying a motor etc. And even shaving the back of the wings so that they taper properly because they're 1cm thick at the back.

Or, you could drop ~45 on an AXN and get it all done for you with a proven platform that a) flies great b) comes with everything you need already done.

What changed your mind then Steve?
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Re: Lidl Glider conversion
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2019, 07:42:23 PM »

I had a ten pound note in my pocket, some spare electric bits sitting doing nothing and there weren't any AXNs available.
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