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Old Sep 03, 2010, 03:59 PM
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Hey guys,

Found the following on eBay...

3656 1500KV Watercooled Brushless Motor

What do you guys think??
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Old Sep 03, 2010, 04:55 PM
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It depends;

1500KV needs 5S or 6S to get propspeeds for a surfacepiercing prop.
The motorcan length suggest a medium size hull, limiting the physical size (mAh + runtime) of the lipo, to keep the boat weight down.

The specs look a bit 'Chinese': 1115W : 18,5V = 60A where a 45A ESC is recommended?

Otherwise, the motor looks good, ventilation for the rotor and a nice jacket included.
I wouldn't prop too large though.

I don't have a hull for it, otherwise I'd volonteer to be a guineapig...

For a boat I'd rather go for something like this on 4S:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Brushless-Motor-...item27b47281c5

Regards, Jan.
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Old Sep 03, 2010, 07:40 PM
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I agree with Jans motor selection, you cant beat a 3656 1800kv on 4s........right in the "zone".

EDIT: BTW, the main pic at the top states a 3650, the title states 3656, and the specs say 3657 they dont even know what they are selling.
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Old Sep 04, 2010, 03:37 AM
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don't like the coolres on that motor sync, to small and not enough water getting around the can
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