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Old Oct 13, 2012, 01:32 PM
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hello everyone , i have the yellow one and its outstanding in every way , but i have a problem as i seem to burn out my motors quickly , i run 6s batts , and have gone thru a few of this motor ........http://www.modelaccessories.co.uk/em...att-470kv.html i run a 15x6 apc or 15x8 vox prop , but that can be changed , could someone point me in the direction of a motor that i can get in the uk or sent too , that lasts more than a few flights , i do like run flat out in some maneuvers and i can only assume that , thats the reason its burns them out , i run a castle 100amp speedo which shows a 70amp peak with 1500watts , but the average was far less , after flying HK for a while , i`ll now agree that 3DHS are AWESOME , razzz
For my 58" Edge I'll be using Extreme Flight's Torque Revolution 4016T/500 MKII, which is good for 60A. cont. (80A. peak) and 1200+ watts on 5S or 6S. Recommended props include 15x7E, 15x8E, 16x7E, 16x8E (wood props).

Maybe some of the other guys in here can tell you what they've had success with, but right off Hacker motors come to mind and are also worth considering.

BTW, check out the Extreme Flight's EU distributors listings if you're interested in trying the Torque motor:

http://www.extremeflightrc.com/html/international.html

HTH, Byron
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