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Speedline 16th Severn
« on: January 11, 2017, 03:14:17 PM »

Hi Guys,
I am just about to start a speedline Severn and I have decided to fit brushless motors but I have never used them before so I am looking for some advise.
What motors would you recommend and speed controllers to suit. What batteries would I need to drive them, can you use lead acid as I have a few in stock.
I would appreciate any advise you can give and where would be the best place to purchase them.
Many thanks in advance. %% %% %%
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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 04:09:59 PM »

Hi Bob


I have fitted 2 Turnigy D3536/9  910KV motors with Turnigy Aquastar 100 amp speed controllers driving Prop Shop  2222 scale props  55mm 5 bladed.  The motors and esc are from Hobbyking.
Hope this helps.
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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2017, 11:22:39 PM »

Hi Bob,

I have a 1/16th Severn and might find the time to start it one day. I will fit two Tornado Thumper motors paired with two Fusion hawk 60 amp speed controllers. Battery wise I tend to use individual 11.1 volt 5000mAh Lipo's

http://www.overlander.co.uk/tornado-thumper-v3-4260-06-500kv-brushless-outrunner-rc-motor.html
http://www.wheelspinmodels.co.uk/i/85116/

Whilst it may not be the cheapest option I have used this combination in several boats and it has been very successful. All items are readily available from UK suppliers.

Shaun
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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2017, 06:57:35 PM »

Hi,

Tend to use Turnigy D3536/6 1250KV Brushless Outrunners and  HobbyKing 60A Boat ESC 4A UBEC on  for all my 1/16th Lifeboats always been impressed with scale speed.

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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2017, 09:33:11 PM »

Hi Shaun,


Huge difference in cost compared with Turnigy - is it worth it?


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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2017, 11:57:53 PM »

I agree with you in regards to the cost Jeff, but I have several boats with this motor, ESC configuration and none of them have given me any problems at all. the big plus is they are available within a day or two in the UK and the ESC'S work on English as opposed to Chinese amps.


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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2017, 11:54:34 AM »

Hi Shaun,


Thanks for the info on motors.


Any idea how the thumper would go with jet drives? I have a Shannon to build too.


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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2017, 03:18:00 PM »

Hi Jeff,


Join the club, I hope to also have a Shannon to build. I am having mine from Speedline and my understanding is that they will be supplied with a brushless motor for each of the jet drives.


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Re: Speedline 16th Severn
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2017, 07:44:23 PM »

Hi Shaun,


Yes, correct. I have since found out motors will be supplied.


Thanks
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