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Old 11-15-2013, 12:33 AM
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Originally Posted by nsgland View Post
Is there a mount for the 40mm WTF fan?
Here is one from RSD (Reflex) for Xray T4, but can ba adapted to most anything imo.
http://www.reflexracing.net/RSD-XRAY...an_p_1759.html

Here is a page full of heat sinks w/30mm & 40mm mounts built in by Speed Passion
http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ...p?s_cate_id=05
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Old 11-15-2013, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by alloyslash View Post
Here is one from RSD (Reflex) for Xray T4, but can ba adapted to most anything imo.
http://www.reflexracing.net/RSD-XRAY...an_p_1759.html

Here is a page full of heat sinks w/30mm & 40mm mounts built in by Speed Passion
http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ...p?s_cate_id=05
Thanks for the info.
I had ordered a diff housing last night from TQ I sent them a email to see if i could add my heatsink to last nights order
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Old 11-15-2013, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Says the guy who keeps over heating his motor and blows his motors up
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It would be interesting to see a datalogging esc with all the fans

Here:
http://www.teamtekin.com/manuals/TWS...wTo_111513.pdf
Tekin shows some fans really steal the voltage
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Says the guy who keeps over heating his motor and blows his motors up
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Old 07-18-2014, 12:26 AM
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Fan benchmarks have been updated with new WTF models:
http://its1204.com/content/comparing...c-cooling-fans
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I'm enjoying the Zepplin mount and 40mm fan for now, I like the neat idea of how a second fan can be added easily too.

They seem to push out a nice amount of air
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Originally Posted by silencery View Post
Fan benchmarks have been updated with new WTF models:
http://its1204.com/content/comparing...c-cooling-fans
I kind of laugh at the gripe they have for the Superior Hobbies fan not coming with stickers (?!). It's pricey but here in the south that fan has proved itself.
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So what is the optimal distance to place a fan from the motor? I know we get them to push air, not draw, but I have seen some fan mounts put the fan directly on the motor and others a bit further back (upwards of 15mm). Not sure what to do here.

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Originally Posted by theproffesor View Post
So what is the optimal distance to place a fan from the motor? I know we get them to push air, not draw, but I have seen some fan mounts put the fan directly on the motor and others a bit further back (upwards of 15mm). Not sure what to do here.

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I think a bit of space between the motor and the fan is good. too close and the air will hit the can of the motor and spread out more.

I have a 10mm gap. you can use hinge pin/wishbone spacers to adjust the spacing of the fan by quite a few increments too which is nice.
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Old 07-18-2014, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by pacogolf888 View Post
I know we're talking about rc motor fans but I just had to...

http://www.bigassfans.com/powerfoil_x

sorry for thread-jacking and posting out of topic.
Man we just had these jokers installed at my job...
They are big as hell!!!!!!!
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Old 07-18-2014, 05:16 PM
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Thanks Roy for re-testing the 30mm fan, and adding the Windy fan to you're analysis. I haven't seen much finer/scientific work in R/C in a long time!
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The latest batch of F5 fans have slightly thicker wire. It's not super thick but it's definitely heavier than before.
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Old 07-18-2014, 09:10 PM
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Thats good. The wires on my old one got frayed easily and I almost cooked a motor. Gonna heatshrink it.
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Nice test, silencery.

On a related note, has anyone tested some 25mm fans ?
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