Originally Posted by Drift_Buggy
Can you just go out and buy a schottky diode or does it have to be made specially for rc's?
Doesn't need to be made specifically for RC. Just needs to meet or exceed the minimum specs (as supplied by reedy) 45 volts, 9 amps, 0.4 forward voltage drop. The first two numbers can be higher, the last number, voltage drop, can be lower.