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Old 03-03-2011, 08:16 AM
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Hi there. All those fans. So many choices. 25mm, 30mm. LRP, Much More,...
Where can I get them cheaper at the manufacturer that really makes them?
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:44 AM
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Here U go
http://members.cox.net/manicrc/index_files/Page381.htm
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http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l2/g36/...Volt_Fans.html
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:24 AM
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Man, those are still pretty expensive IMO. $12 for a little fan just seems like too much.

I happened to see a bunch of 25mm and 30mm fans when I was at an electronics surplus store for $2.50/each and I stocked up on them. If you have one of those type of places near you check there.

I bought mine from SkyCraft in Orlando, FL. If you call them up I bet they would sell you some and ship them out (you can order stuff online, but the little fans aren't listed).

http://www.skycraftsurplus.com/
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+1 on Skycraft.... the place is insane. They have everything, you could spend an entire day walking around it just checking all the stuff out. Give them a try.
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LOL when I was living in Orlando I used to bring a sandwich in the car and spend the whole Saturday afternoon there! Then hit Superior Hobbies right down the road and make a day of it. When I'm back in Michigan and have to go to RadioShack for a resistor or some wire it makes me want to cry!

I'm actually in the process of moving back down there. Can't wait to go back to SkyCraft!

The stuff listed on the website is literally less than 1% of what they have. If you are a tinkerer and like to mess around with mechanical and electrical stuff they can't be beat. Tons of stuff for DIY RC items. I make cap banks for my ESCs, LED light sets, and of course all the little fans and heatsinks they have. Springs, wire, heatshrink, I could go on and on...
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I can not believe that $12 is to much for a fan

You can get fans cheap or you can get cheap fans

I've used cheap fans and they didn't last very long, the blades brake off or the vibration is to much for them, they stop working very soon and right when you need them the most.

Why do you think people are looking for replacement fans ???

If you have to replace a cheap fan why put on another cheap fan
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LOL when I was living in Orlando I used to bring a sandwich in the car and spend the whole Saturday afternoon there! Then hit Superior Hobbies right down the road and make a day of it. When I'm back in Michigan and have to go to RadioShack for a resistor or some wire it makes me want to cry!

I'm actually in the process of moving back down there. Can't wait to go back to SkyCraft!

The stuff listed on the website is literally less than 1% of what they have. If you are a tinkerer and like to mess around with mechanical and electrical stuff they can't be beat. Tons of stuff for DIY RC items. I make cap banks for my ESCs, LED light sets, and of course all the little fans and heatsinks they have. Springs, wire, heatshrink, I could go on and on...
I have pretty much done the same, lurked through Skycraft then down to Superior. Trying to move back to Orlando too, all-in-all the weather and easy-going attitude is decent down there, I dig the South. You can build anything with stuff from Skycraft. Anything. I bet one day I'll go in there, and they will have bins full of all the brushed motors that used to cost a lot for racing, Orion and Reedy motors for like 5 bucks.

I can't figure out how Radio Shack stays in business.

Back on topic though yeah they have fans for cheap. You can't miss the place...
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1 Little problem. I live in Belgium.
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Originally Posted by Lazer Guy View Post
I can not believe that $12 is to much for a fan

You can get fans cheap or you can get cheap fans

I've used cheap fans and they didn't last very long, the blades brake off or the vibration is to much for them, they stop working very soon and right when you need them the most.

Why do you think people are looking for replacement fans ???

If you have to replace a cheap fan why put on another cheap fan
they are all "cheap" in terms of quality, there produced in china.
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1 Little problem. I live in Belgium.
try this ;-)

http://www1.conrad.nl/scripts/wgate/...max_results=20
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Why not get a ESC that doesn't require a fan
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