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Old 11-23-2012, 09:34 AM   #1
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Default Switching from Brushed to Brushless - Have a few questions

Hey Guys,

I am moving from a 27T brushed setup to 17.5T Brushless.

So my question is: Is the brushless going to have a lot more torque and therefore I should gear accordingly?

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Hey Guys,

I am moving from a 27T brushed setup to 17.5T Brushless.

So my question is: Is the brushless going to have a lot more torque and therefore I should gear accordingly?

Thanks,
Karim
The 17.5 will rev less with greater torque - so yes, you will need to gear up a fair amount. Ask at the track for a recommendation. Power and performance is similar between the two in "blinky" mode.
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That explains a lot...... The first run I did with the brushless setup in my TC made me think "Wow, Brushless is really overrated" ... lol. Do you know of any really good articles on brushless motors/escs for people who are making the pilgrimage from the land of brushes?
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That explains a lot...... The first run I did with the brushless setup in my TC made me think "Wow, Brushless is really overrated" ... lol. Do you know of any really good articles on brushless motors/escs for people who are making the pilgrimage from the land of brushes?
yeah i did the same thing with my TA04...when I pulled the body off the guys cracked up over how big my spur was...lessoned learned.

check out http://www.fantomracing.com/motor-tips.php...pretty good info page on bl motor stuff
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yeah i did the same thing with my TA04...when I pulled the body off the guys cracked up over how big my spur was...lessoned learned.

check out http://www.fantomracing.com/motor-tips.php...pretty good info page on bl motor stuff
Sorry, that's a bad link.
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Sorry, that's a bad link.
whoops...

http://www.fantomracing.com/motor-tips.php

there ya go, bud
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