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Aug 26, 2008, 08:46 AM
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XPower XC2803/52 : a new F3P motor


Hi,

A new F3P motor is available.

You can find it here: http://www.topmodel.fr/product_detail.php?id=15250

The weight of the XPower XC2803/52 is 16.5g against 19.5gr for an Axi 2203/52.
You can win some grams if you replace the steel shaft with a carbon shaft.
Below 27watts, the tractive efforts of the XC2803/52 and the Axi 2203/52 are alike.
You can see here a topic which compared the Axi 2203/46 and the XC2803/52 about the power used: http://forum.modelisme.com/t140972-c...et-autres.html

Any questions ?

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Nicolas PIETU
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Aug 26, 2008, 08:54 PM
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Any dealers in the US that will be selling this new version?
Sep 06, 2008, 07:14 AM
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Sep 22, 2008, 11:26 AM
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Any dealers in the US that will be selling this new version?
Maybe http://www.skipmillermodels.com/foam_index.php will import the XPower XC2803/52.
Sep 22, 2008, 02:12 PM
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Here is the link to the motor page..... http://www.skipmillermodels.com/XC2803%2052.php
Oct 03, 2008, 04:49 PM
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Hi,


Here, the manipulation to obtain a XC2803/52 with a weight of only 15.55gr.

1.Remove the screws.



2.The rotor on the female part. The female part makes for not distorted the rotor when you push on the shaft.



3.The motor in the clamp.



4.The shaft which begin to be remove.



5.The weight of the steel shaft + circlips + screws



6.The weight of the motor with a carbon shaft and a small carbon rod (1mm) for the propsaver: 15.55g



7.Carbon shaft motor + propeller WES-technic : 18,05gr



8.Original steel motor + GWS propeller : 21,25gr




Best regards,
Oct 27, 2008, 09:41 AM
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Any one flying this motor? My local hobby store is looking at them and would like to know if they should carry them.

Topmodels is selling them for $38 US. The $55 price at Skipmiller seems a little high.

Tim
Oct 27, 2008, 04:05 PM
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That's probably because the exchange rate differences and/or shipping overseas!

Wow this motor came out lighter than my park 250 !
Oct 28, 2008, 02:54 AM
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I think currently skipmiller doesn't import the new XC2803/52 np replica (red color).

http://www.skipmillermodels.com/XC2803%2052.php
This link is about the old C2803/52 (gray color ).
Maybe skipmiller will import some Topmodel product (satrun evolution, motor...) on November.

My mercury evolution with a XC2803/52 np replica. 99gr without battery. I use to trim the torque some part of fuel lines between the motor and the motor mounts.


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