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Old 09-16-2011, 10:37 PM   #1
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I bought this Tam Associated brushless motor and esc but noticed the guy soldered them together directly. Normally I use bullet connectors but I don't have any right now. Anyway, I can't solder them together because they won't bend to allow me to put the esc in the right spot on the chassis. Anyone have ideas?

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Old 09-17-2011, 12:12 AM   #2
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you can solder the wire together as a temporary fix until you get some proper connectors. Obviously you will need to shrink wrap, or tape the joints.

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Ok so you agree that this is not the proper way to connect the two components. I may go tomorrow to get some bullet connectors. I have a bunch of males for some reason but no females.
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I wouldn't say it's improper but it will make your life easier having connectors as that motor doesn't have easily accessible solder tabs.
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Cool. Thanks a lot!
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Solder is the best way to do it. Just use two bits of heatshrink. One to level up the bits of cover on the other wires and then a bit over the whole joint.
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