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MvModeller

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When to water cool Motors?
« on: April 01, 2018, 12:51:28 PM »

Hello..


Ive been reading a little about RC motor cooling.
But cannot seem to find any info as to when this is advisable to install?
Should this be installed on all model boats, or is this for racing boats?
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Re: When to water cool Motors?
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2018, 02:02:44 PM »

Spit on it. If it spits back, cool it.
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Re: When to water cool Motors?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2018, 07:24:27 PM »

Feeding water to a motor inside the boat always runs the risk of loading the boat with unwanted water.  The only time a motor needs cooling is when it is being asked to do more than it should.  Normally, that only happens in a high performance racing boat.  Anywhere else, it is possible to fit the right motor, which won't need cooling.
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Re: When to water cool Motors?
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2018, 10:25:12 AM »

Many thanks all.. thats all I needed to know  :-))
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