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Old Jan 04, 2005, 10:43 AM
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brushless motor/esc setup..please help..

thinking of trying brushless for the 1st time..can anyone tell me the best combo for a skyscooter pro2..looking for best performance at best price..and something that would also work in other planes that use 400 can motors..my sky-scooter is all stk..10x6 prop 3:1 gearbox and im using a 9.6volt numh battery pack..ant adive on the cost of this setup and best place to buy would be greatly appreciated..thank you..
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Old Jan 04, 2005, 03:32 PM
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ummm you could go with the ultrafly brand brushlesses on aircraftworld.com, and for esc there are many choices: p-25 expensive but the best, the new eflight ones cost about 40, and the align ones on ebay are about 45, and balsa products sells a cheap one too! the ultrafly runs great with my 9.6 volt batt!
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Old Jan 04, 2005, 03:39 PM
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What about this: $54.95 for motor + ESC.

http://www.balsapr.com/catalog/motor...ductId=U427453
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Old Jan 04, 2005, 04:20 PM
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man,,thats about the price I was hoping to get in at..but im not sure if that would work for speed 400 applications...and I have no idea how i could mount that on the sky scooter...
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Old Jan 04, 2005, 09:17 PM
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not many responses..cmon peopel be a lil more friendly...lol
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Old Jan 04, 2005, 09:25 PM
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Mega makes a drop in 400 replacement. I like the idea of the Ultrafly though.
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Old Jan 04, 2005, 09:37 PM
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nothing that will work easily for under $100??...I saw a thread on here were some comapny had brushless setup for around $50..but I have no idea to tell if it will work in speed 400 applications..or if theyre still availiable at that price..
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Old Jan 06, 2005, 05:03 PM
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E-Flite has a couple of brushless speed 400 replacements for $54.99 and a 20 amp ESC for $41.99.

I havent read anything about the motors but the ESC has been well received here.

Eflite 4200 KV

Eflite 20 Amp Brushelss ESC
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Old Jan 06, 2005, 05:09 PM
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thanks,,looks good..but out of stk..
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Old Jan 06, 2005, 05:52 PM
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The 3700KV model is in stock and may be a better match for your plane.
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Old Jan 06, 2005, 07:36 PM
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After I looked at the video of a GWS Spit using an Aurora outrunner from E Flightline.com, it convinced me. I ordered one for my me 109. About 45 for the motor alone, 10 more for the stick mount. I have an extra phoenix 25 I am going to use. These are good controllers for what $69? Theres a set up for about 100 bucks. I looked at those balsa product set ups. Looks a little weak to me, but who knows, the price is right.
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