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Old Dec 08, 2010, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by rocketscience View Post
I have this one. In the 500 right now, but it's coming out for basically the same motor but the 1300kv version. It's .. OK. Not as much power as the typhoon, and it seems like it gets hotter than it should. But I didn't take any temps or anything. Wires are quite stiff too. I use a 13T at about 80-90% throttle on 6S.

BTW I also have the same one you got from valuehobby but I got it from HC. It has a flat spot in the throttle between about 40-45 percent, but otherwise works OK. Even though valuehobby didn't mftr it they should reimburse you then they should themselves get reimbursed from the mftr.
I've seen lots of posts with excessive heat complaints for the 1800kv Typhoon version. Yours is the first for 1600kv. I plan to run 12T pinion and 30C batteries from the start as I don't care about 3D performance. I really hope I won't have to spend megabucks to get a reliable motor.....

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