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Old Aug 11, 2005, 06:59 AM
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Komodo KH-283 double stator outrunner motor kit

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Old Aug 11, 2005, 09:59 AM
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just a quick note to all...rather than type subscribe and fill this thread with 50 subscribe posts up front, click the "thread tools" pulldown and select "subscribe to this thread"...it is that easy and doesn't take up space...sorry if this takes up space
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 10:04 AM
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Back to the motors. Is this discussion about the 2 stator version only? Or can we discuss the songle stator (278 I think). I have never dont one of these things. I really want to though, which would y'all suggest for a Slow Stick with a 4 oz. camera. You think that 278 or the 283 would be better...and houw would y'all suggest winding it?

-John
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 10:14 AM
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John,
Here is the link for the komodo single: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=374084
Look at some of my post on building the single as a 1.5 stator. Some of the results are close to the double. As a side note look at this thread for a $30 video recorder: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=400546

Chris
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 10:51 AM
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Wow, a 1.5 strator will output almost as much as a double?! Do youhave a chart on that? Thats pretty good to know. It looks alot easier to wind up a single. I've only toyed with prewound outrunners in delta that I've reconnected wye for lower RPMs. So the less magnet winding I have to do the better for me.
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 11:04 AM
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Ralph, winding is really easy, I wouldn't worry too much about it. The only trouble I've ever had with winding was -seeing- what I'm doing. I bought one of those magnifying helmets and man, that did the trick! Then I saw the optometrist and got a new prescription for my glasses and now I don't need the magnifier anymore
-Rick
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 11:23 AM
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Thank You Ron to start up a new thread.

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Old Aug 11, 2005, 11:23 AM
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Here is one of my post on the KH-278 with 1.5 stator: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=389

9X5DD gws prop
3s2100
10200 RPMs
@ 15.3 amps
~35oz thrust

I'm sure that It could be rewound for a larger prop but I was actually trying for a 6x4 prop @20k.

Chris
Last post in this new thread about a different motor (for me).
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 11:32 AM
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Da V. -I have a bone to pick with you!!!!


I saw this ad in the forum just when I thought I was done buying motors for a bit. I have over 7 motors that are not even in planes yet - then you show off this one which looks so sweet. So naturally I had to buy one.

My garage looks like a hanger, my dining room table looks like an electrical shop, and my wife is less than happy about it. If I get a divorce over this hobby - its your fault! Just kidding, she isnt THAT po'ed.

Anyway- great looking motor, great price.
Hello ImaBiffles,

We have many ladies looks so sweet and named "Motor". They are always available for you. Don't show this post to your wife. She will Jealous

Enjoy the "motor"!!!

Cheers,

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Old Aug 11, 2005, 11:48 AM
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My ears are still ringing.. Hey Da V. you sell mufflers for this thing??
I will find a place for this awesome motor, but it is NOT for foamy type planes..
Anyone have a suggestion for a decent 3D plane? I'm thinking maybe a Ultrafly mini, or similar. I think it's a little too much for my SA Cap, or the AKmodels Cap I'm assembling.

Rick
Hello Rick,

How is your ears? Can you still hear the motor scream now?

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Old Aug 11, 2005, 12:00 PM
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Mine screams as well... Let's call it the 'Big Screamer' compared to the brand Little Screamers

Anyway, run a couple of flights with my SX-2, 3s1550, 1047... Stupid Power But, after just a 2 minute flight, I came it to check motor temp, and it's HOT! The backplate/bearing tube is too hot to hold. I don't think this will last long like this. I'm going to try backing the timing down to see how it does. There's no shorts or anything, I'm not sure why the heat.

The pack is barely warm, so I'm not averaging more than 8A or so I'd guess.
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 12:03 PM
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KH-283 installed in X-400 Helicopter

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Next motor will be for my Trex

Richard.
This is a 29g magnet Wire, 5turns, 6Strands, Wye and 6 magnet poles (NSNSNS) motor installed to X400 helicopter. We used 15T pinion to fly it. The data will be posted here later.

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Old Aug 11, 2005, 12:06 PM
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Mine screams as well... Let's call it the 'Big Screamer' compared to the brand Little Screamers

Anyway, run a couple of flights with my SX-2, 3s1550, 1047... Stupid Power But, after just a 2 minute flight, I came it to check motor temp, and it's HOT! The backplate/bearing tube is too hot to hold. I don't think this will last long like this. I'm going to try backing the timing down to see how it does. There's no shorts or anything, I'm not sure why the heat.

The pack is barely warm, so I'm not averaging more than 8A or so I'd guess.
How many turns of your motor?

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Old Aug 11, 2005, 01:01 PM
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Here is one of my post on the KH-278 with 1.5 stator: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=389

9X5DD gws prop
3s2100
10200 RPMs
@ 15.3 amps
~35oz thrust

I'm sure that It could be rewound for a larger prop but I was actually trying for a 6x4 prop @20k.

Chris
Last post in this new thread about a different motor (for me).

Chris,

Can you verify these perfomance specs for me? Is thrust measured or calculated?

Thanks,

Adam
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Old Aug 11, 2005, 01:08 PM
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Thrust was calculated. Rpm was taken with a 10 year old tach. Amps was taken with a sears clamp-on meter. I can put my data-loger on it to recheck the amps. I picked up another kit that I'll wind with more turns for a larger prop and list it in the other thread. The motor does run hot!

Chris
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