New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Mar 08, 2015, 12:12 PM
bennybear is offline
Find More Posts by bennybear
Registered User
Joined Mar 2015
2 Posts
Switching Polarity of motor for 7009?

Hi all,

I'm really new to RC toys and I recently bought a new propeller for the 7009. Little did I know, the propeller needs to spin the opposite direction of the motor to actually move forward.

I thought reversing the wires of the wires would switch the polarity of the motor to reverse the direction. It worked, but now my motor is over heating quite a bit.

Did I reverse the wrong wires (see image attached), if not is there something I can do about the over heating?

Thanks!
bennybear is offline Find More Posts by bennybear
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Mar 08, 2015, 12:17 PM
NeoMatrixJR is online now
Find More Posts by NeoMatrixJR
Registered User
United States, IA, Waukee
Joined Jul 2013
138 Posts
The plastic coupler that attaches the motor to the shaft is also a fan to cool the motor. If its spinning backwards you're sucking air away from the motor.
NeoMatrixJR is online now Find More Posts by NeoMatrixJR
Reply With Quote
Old Mar 08, 2015, 05:26 PM
bennybear is offline
Find More Posts by bennybear
Registered User
Joined Mar 2015
2 Posts
I thought about that, does it really make that big of a difference?
Hmm...I may try to find a way to switch it around and see.
bennybear is offline Find More Posts by bennybear
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 13, 2015, 08:46 AM
Panhead5496 is offline
Find More Posts by Panhead5496
Registered User
Panhead5496's Avatar
United States, GA, Athens
Joined Nov 2014
108 Posts
Benny it really needs that fan to keep it cool. I was reading thru this thread and I have the same boat so I know where u r coming from haha.

My question is would it be possible to upgrade this boat to brushless?
Panhead5496 is offline Find More Posts by Panhead5496
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 13, 2015, 08:53 AM
NeoMatrixJR is online now
Find More Posts by NeoMatrixJR
Registered User
United States, IA, Waukee
Joined Jul 2013
138 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Panhead5496 View Post
Benny it really needs that fan to keep it cool. I was reading thru this thread and I have the same boat so I know where u r coming from haha.

My question is would it be possible to upgrade this boat to brushless?
Check the thread for the FT007, it's a pretty similar boat and I believe someone went brushless in it.

Biggest problem I've read with brushless setups is you loose self-righting abilities and I know my boat flips ALOT.
NeoMatrixJR is online now Find More Posts by NeoMatrixJR
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 13, 2015, 09:49 AM
MassiveOverkill is online now
Find More Posts by MassiveOverkill
MassiveOverkill's Avatar
United States, FL, Melbourne
Joined Feb 2011
6,015 Posts
I'm closing this thread as there are much better options out now than the Double Horse for the same amount of money.
MassiveOverkill is online now Find More Posts by MassiveOverkill
Site Sponsor
Old Apr 13, 2015, 12:37 PM
MassiveOverkill is online now
Find More Posts by MassiveOverkill
MassiveOverkill's Avatar
United States, FL, Melbourne
Joined Feb 2011
6,015 Posts
OK I've reopened it per a member's request so you all can still discuss it.
MassiveOverkill is online now Find More Posts by MassiveOverkill
Site Sponsor


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sold Like new doubl brushless CB100 45 fly bar program screen remote w extras 100 shipped! blueindian Aircraft - Electric - Helis (FS/W) 2 Aug 29, 2010 10:29 AM
Question Question about HORS... Has anyone used one of the 1/9 scale Revell models? Akura2 Motorcycles 41 Oct 03, 2006 06:41 PM
Help! Old to TT's, New to HORS, What is best first mods to this bike? Links to old threads? BACKEMFNRG Motorcycles 14 Jun 15, 2006 07:45 PM
Discussion Butters/Hoverboy-Kyosho HORs Butters Motorcycles 4 Jan 21, 2006 06:57 PM
FOR SALE: NF SF501, 2 X HORs brushless, 3CH FM radio hercdriver7777 Motorcycles 4 Jul 30, 2005 03:21 AM