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sparkey

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brushless sea commander
« on: March 03, 2013, 12:21:03 PM »

 %% I am building a sea commander and would like to convert to brushless motor and esc.I owned a sea commander in 1960s powered by
a ED sea otter (no radio scarey).I just don't have a clue about what size motor I need and matched esc to give a good performance,many thanks for any idea's. ;) %% [size=78%]  [/size]
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Re: brushless sea commander
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2013, 08:37:39 PM »

Hi,
I have a Sea Commander with a DC motor in it.
My next project is a Fairey Huntress the same size as the Commander and I am fitting a 45 mm brushless in it with a 60 amp speed control.
This type of motor will run on 22V.
Regards
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Re: brushless sea commander
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2013, 09:03:17 PM »

Hi Sparkey, you need.
brushless motor
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__28693__NTM_Prop_Drive_Series_42_58_500kv_1300w_UK_Warehouse_.html
esc
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__29662__Hobbyking_SS_Boat_Series_125A_ESC_UK_Warehouse_.html
You will all need a 55mm four bladed prop.
Motor and esc from hobbyking uk. set up account order and get in 2 days.
you can run model on 12volt gell cell.
Have a look at the video on our website to see brushless powered boat we have done.
kind regards
Alan           http://www.ateamboatyard.co.uk/
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Re: brushless sea commander
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2013, 05:50:44 PM »

 %% Hi,Alan,thanks for your help I have ordered the motor and esc you recommended,I am really am getting up to date with 2.4 radio as well.I will to see how it all turns out,regards,Ray. {-) {-)   
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Re: brushless sea commander
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2013, 02:04:15 PM »

 {-) {-) I took the sea commander to the lake today for its first outing,goes like stink too fast for an old **** like me,the brushless set up
works a treat, well pleased with the outcome. Ray. %% %% %% [size=78%]  [/size]
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