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Dec 12, 2004, 08:24 AM
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24 dollar brushless motor 49 dollars with speed control!


produces 600 Grams of thrust at 11.1 volts. I wonder what some other props could do!
http://www.balsapr.com/catalog/motor...ductId=U422859
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Dec 12, 2004, 09:51 AM
nananabooboo!!
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18A ESC + brushless motor= $50.00! Definetely on my wishlist..............
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Dec 12, 2004, 09:53 AM
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WOW! The bottom just fell out of the market

Great Job, Dave & Bob (and of course TOG)
Dec 12, 2004, 10:24 AM
Foam rules
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As are that know me will atest, I hate DD as it doesn't leave much room to taylor the drive system to a plane and amps are always way to high for me, but that said these motors kick butt. Now I've run them on other props but this setup is the cherry. What I'm really stoked on is the ESC, a little big, the size of say a castle 25 but who really cares with this kind of power and price.

Oh by the way, I'll be testing 2 others this week of differant winds for possible sale.
Dec 12, 2004, 10:35 AM
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Holy (your word here ) !!!!! That's just TOO (your word here) COOL!!!!!! Hope the guys got alot of them , looks like they're gonna go FAST ... Heck , I want one !!! Schmaybe'a couple!!!!!! (now that I'm not a brushless Virgin anymore ... thanks to TOG...hahahaha)
Dec 12, 2004, 10:49 AM
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What is the wieght of the motor and ESC?

Im still in abstinence for Brushless...Outboard means no gearbox? I suppose the disadvantage is no combos to try out, but the postive side, no gearbox to break...

If above is true, what happens if I bend the shaft? Is it replaceable?
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Dec 12, 2004, 11:17 AM
nananabooboo!!
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The shaft looks likes is a standard GWS shaft, should be replaceable.
Dec 12, 2004, 11:30 AM
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The cat's outta da' bag. TOG I think you better get more coming.

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Dec 12, 2004, 11:34 AM
"I passed on the kool-aid"

Ordered one just a minute ago....


The ESC looks like a CC unit thought obviously without some of the features. I am hoping I can get rid of the geared himax on my e-flite ultimate and use this instead losing some weight in the process. Probably won't hover the same but it should putt around ok. Are these single, double stator or somewhere in between. Does it get hot on 3 cells with the 8040?
Dec 12, 2004, 11:42 AM
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Any idea what is this connector for?
Dec 12, 2004, 11:47 AM
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Strat-DFAlpha, I went to that website but couldn't find any brushless esc for less than $50+ dollars. Where do you see a $25 brushles esc? RCNutt
Dec 12, 2004, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by nieves50
Any idea what is this connector for?
It looks like the jumper switch.

2-pin jumper in: supports 2-cell Li-Poly cutoff

2-pin jumper out: supports 3-cell Li-Poly cutoff
Dec 12, 2004, 11:54 AM
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Here's the link to the ESC:

http://www.balsapr.com/catalog/speed...ductId=U910656

It lists for $39.95, a bargin in itself, but as a combo with the brushless motor and mount it's all $49.95. They have to be out of stock already.
Dec 12, 2004, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by rcnutt
Strat-DFAlpha, I went to that website but couldn't find any brushless esc for less than $50+ dollars. Where do you see a $25 brushles esc? RCNutt
ESC by itself is 39.95

With the motor it is 49.95
Dec 12, 2004, 02:11 PM
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I havent tried it yet.. boy I cant wait to see this. If these motors are any good I will use them more often. you can get 2 or 3 for the price of a simmilar setup


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