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Old Jan 16, 2013, 09:35 PM
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Ed,

I used to fly a 13 ft. Aerostar blimp for the ECHL Trenton Titans. I found that if the tail fin prop was mounted backwards when the motor was run in the "forward" direction, then when you went into "reverse" the prop was much more efficient while the ESC/motor always seemed to be less efficient when run in reverse. The inefficient prop and efficient ESC/motor acted the same as the efficient prop and inefficient ESC/motor. If you haven't tried that, you should give it a shot. It's a simple cost free solution that worked for me. The blimp had a speed 400 brushed motor in the tail fin. I don't know if you will have the same results with a brushless motor. Good luck.

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