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Old Mar 24, 2007, 06:22 AM
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Help identify this GWS brushless motor?

Hey all,

I got this brushless motor quite awhile ago and I have no idea which model/# it is. I've attached a pick - is possible to identify from the picture? I've got some prop questions I'd like to ask, but don't know which motor it is.

Thanks,
Rob
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Old Mar 24, 2007, 06:45 AM
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Check it against the specs here http://www.gws.com.tw/english/produc.../brushless.htm
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Old Mar 24, 2007, 07:27 AM
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2212 if the part you can see is 18mm to the mount (excl. the smaller part in the middle)

2208 if itīs only 14mm
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Old Mar 25, 2007, 02:01 AM
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Well, it looks like I've got a 2212, which rings a bell. The mount isn't a GWS mount, so I'm not sure if the measurements would be the same. The dark barrel part measure 15mm to the mount edge, but there are still a couple of mm below the edge of the mount. The proportions look like the pic of the 2212 as well - the 2208 looks shorter.

Thanks for the help.

As for the prop to use, I was looking at this chart: http://www.gws.com.tw/images/note%20book/gwblm003-1.jpg

I'm using this motor on a slow stick, carrying a camera. Right now I've got 3 cells and an 1180 on it which seems to be kicking in the LVC (pulsing) of my esc.
Looking at the chart, if I want to keep the amps low, I should be using an EP 7060 or 8040. Anybody have experience with this motor, or a suggested prop?
Thanks again for your help.
Rob
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Old Mar 25, 2007, 04:32 AM
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I use a 9050 HD on a 2212 in my Stearman - seems fine although I don't fly at continuous WOT. It'll certainly be much kinder than the 1180.
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