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Old Jul 11, 2005, 08:13 PM
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What motors are you using in your T-Rex

Well after a few flights, my T-rex with a chili pepper, has burt up the motor.. Seeing that chili peppers are not being made anymore I need a replacement.. I have the pheniox 25 with TP 2100's Any help would be great

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Old Jul 11, 2005, 08:15 PM
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on 3s the Mega 16/15/3 rocks. A lot of people are very happy with the Align 420 3200KV as well.
Old Jul 11, 2005, 08:26 PM
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yeah..i'm happy with the 420lf, but i'm not a 3Der. It's a good sport/duration motor in my opinion. If you want serious power (at the expense of flight time), then there are better motors than the align 420lf....but they're almost twice the cost as well.

the aon 3500kv is apparrently excellent..but it's heavy at 100gms and it's trick to get it fitted inside the frame as it's quite large.
Old Jul 11, 2005, 08:52 PM
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I have a 3200LF in a 3S. Working better since I shifted to High Governor (from fixed) on the CC35 (thanks Oz.. you motivated me to do that tweak). Performance is respectable... it loops OK (not sure that I do) and I think some mild 3D would be OK even on a 13t.

There is footage of someone doing lunatic stuff on a 15t with that motor - on the Align web site.

4S runs a Neu 1105/3Y.... I guess 4S is part of the difference but it is (most definitely) a different animal. 3D capable without a doubt... my inept thumb fumblings in loops have shown that it will leap around with some enthusiasm.

BUT... you can buy the 3200LF for $42... and a Neu or pretty much any of the 'performance' motors is $80 - $100+...
Old Jul 11, 2005, 10:47 PM
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AON 3500 very happy with this motor on 2100's
Old Jul 11, 2005, 10:53 PM
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Mega 16/15/3 - probably overkill for a newbie like me.
Old Jul 12, 2005, 12:24 AM
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aveox 2713/3
Old Jul 12, 2005, 12:54 AM
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im happy with the align 420 with a thunder power 3 cell lithium 2100mah 11.1 volt..LOOK OUT!
Old Jul 12, 2005, 12:56 AM
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the new 450T outrunner kills most setups out there, Im flying this motor on 3s and it beats my other setup 5s 1500mah mega 16-15-5
Old Jul 12, 2005, 01:16 AM
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I bought an Astro 803T (020) that I will be using with a Kokam 3s 2000 lipo. 180-270 watts should be fun with the Trex!
Old Jul 12, 2005, 05:33 AM
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Aon 3500!!! Crewdogg
Old Jul 12, 2005, 05:44 AM
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I have a Neu 1105/3Y, probably too much for you.

Sorry by that I mean it really needs 4 cells and more than aCC25, not too much power. In that case its toom uch for me!

I had a 400DH from and they are great, light and cheap.

Phils right, the new 450T is insane. Also light and cheap.
Old Jul 12, 2005, 08:48 AM
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i have a mega 16-15-4
works well on 3 cells and the biggest pinion in the trex kit
works great on 4 cells and a 13 tooth pinion
Old Jul 12, 2005, 08:51 AM
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AON 3500 is the best three cell motor I have found for the Rex. I now have it in my XL.
Old Jul 12, 2005, 03:36 PM
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I had an Aon 3500 on a 3s setup and climbout was ballistic at only 80% throttle

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