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Old May 23, 2012, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by turboparker View Post
I don't think the motor had much of a chance to cool down before I checked it. I usually do harrier landings at my feet, so I've usually got the power on until just before I pick it up. But then I'm running the 2300/5043, which is considerably less current-hungry than the 2500/5030 - given the flight-time increase I saw when I switched the B3D to the 2300/5043.

Yeah I'm hoping when my CC arrives, which got pushed back again... , I'll get a 2300kv in it. Then I'll take it out and put it in the B3D to test on 3S. I've got a nice 5043 all balanced and ready to go. I also made myself a custom 5530 by trimming down a 6030. I sanded the blades to match the tip shape of a 5030. Should be a great prop on the beast considering how much ground clearance it has especially with those big ol' 1.25s on it.

*edit* I wonder what could be causing my motor to get so hot. bad winding? inadequate airflow? I wonder if I made a cooling intake area under the motor to match the gap over it would help.

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