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STEVO

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Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« on: June 16, 2010, 04:59:57 PM »

Has any one suggestions on the best engine choice for a Smit Rotterdam please.

I will be working off a 12volt system and the MFA geared motors sound good.

Thanks in advance for any help. :-))
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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2010, 07:50:32 PM »

Engine or electric motor?

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787Eng

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2010, 08:12:18 AM »


My vote is with:
Mobile Marine Models T12, not cheep but great, quiet, powerful and Low current consumption, I've got 5 of them  :-))
http://www.mobilemarinemodels.com/acatalog/Motors.html

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2010, 09:58:52 AM »

Hear Hear ;)  All good gear + Great Service :-))
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ZZ56

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2010, 04:02:41 AM »

What diameter are the propellers on a Rotterdam, and what voltage is the electrical system?

Those t12 motors look like overkill. 
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FullLeatherJacket

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2010, 08:47:07 AM »

I reckon a couple of the T4 motors on 12v would be just fine, and very much cheaper. Barry Foote runs these in his Lady Wooes (a slightly bigger model) and has no problems with them when  coupled to a P94 Dual ESC. Alternatively, a pair of Mabuchi 555 (12v) for direct drive or MFA geared Torpedo 500. PM me for further info on the latter two if required.
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787Eng

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2010, 02:38:23 PM »

Had no problem fitting 2X T12 and a 22Ah 12V battery in my MMM Lady Wooes  %%
Better to have too much motor that one that overworked and gets hot I say.....

But I would go along with FLJ on the T4's, Give MMM a call to see what they say
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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2010, 07:56:26 AM »

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Sharky1dk

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2010, 09:21:42 PM »

I am building a Rotterdam too, and im using 2x Robbe 4491 dossent seem as big or powerfull as the T12 but il guess they will do   :-))

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Re: Recommended motors for a Smit Rotterdam?
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2010, 01:36:27 AM »

Hi Stevo, Alternatively, you could use a 3 channel rig on a twin stick setup and educate your thumbs to achieve stylish handling/steering.  :-))
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