Tag Archives: Motor

Spirit of Sam Power System Decoded

I’ve had a number of inquiries for an alternate Spirit of Sam power system. I worked out a system for Phil Pearce. He’s had a chance to do some run time and amp draw tests. Here are his comments thus … Continue reading

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Micro Stick Fleet Tryout

Gil Weiss from southeast PA sends a beautiful photo of his Micro Stick. Just test flown. Looks Great Gil! Hi Dave, Several years ago I built a Micro Stick. The kit went together very nicely. The little plane sat on … Continue reading

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DC Motors and Generators – Learn Something

An old film to bring you up on the basics. Weirdly, physics don’t change.

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Reluctance Motor In The News

Chrome users may need to refresh the screen to see embedded video. A reluctance motor is a different breed. It is a form of a brushless motor. However, the brushless motors we use in the RC hobby, the number of … Continue reading

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Converting A Model From Lipo to A123 (LIFE) Cells

Chris from Michigan Asks; Hello Dave, I would like to power my Ryan with A123 cells. I have been using a 9s 4p 6000mah Lipo pack to power a Hacker C50 motor. If I understand things correctly, I believe that … Continue reading

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“Dave always took the time to talk to me and give advice at Toledo even though I didn’t even buy anything from him. He even stopped what he was doing, got his laptop out and ran motor specs for me … Continue reading

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