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Old Dec 04, 2012, 05:06 AM
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On the other hand, many 'upgrades' to the power system by owners stem not so much from a desire to make rockets out of rowboats as it does to make better craft from many mfrs' habitual use of components barely able to make minimal sustained flight without stressing said componentry.

Good case in point - my Minimoa. The motor supplied - and the ESC for it, were designed to be powered by (I don't recall exactly at the moment) something like an 8.7 volt battery. Where the hell do you find something like that? Some weird combination of battery cells that aren't even used today. But it's supposedly OK to power this with either a 2s or 3s LiPo. But even with the 3s it'll barely get out of its own way....plus, run it for about a minute solid & you can plan on replacing the melted plastic motor mount. Does anyone smell a batch of old motors lying around in a warehouse somewhere that someone decided they'd like to sell?
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