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Old 05-13-2015, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by tc4basher View Post
I actually threw my WTF windy fan out last week when it stopped working. Looks like the wires had broken off the fan which is a very common problem with fans. It did work for about 3-4 months though.
First thing to do on a new fan is shoe goo the wires to the case so they don't move and snap off.
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:31 PM
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I assumed the windy fan was like everybody else, just a sticker. You can usually track down the origin of a fan when spending a little time with Google image search. But while trying to do that, I came across these images which make me wonder if maybe there is more to that particular fan in this case.



http://www.rcnews.net/2013/10/15/new...y-cooling-fan/
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Old 05-13-2015, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
I assumed the windy fan was like everybody else, just a sticker. You can usually track down the origin of a fan when spending a little time with Google image search. But while trying to do that, I came across these images which make me wonder if maybe there is more to that particular fan in this case.



http://www.rcnews.net/2013/10/15/new...y-cooling-fan/
Well I'll be, I would like to know who is making them, to see if they would make some specific for a project I have.
Sorry for the doubt guys. Just going on experience.
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:09 PM
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Syndrome - Overtake RC is WTF.
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Old 05-14-2015, 01:10 AM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
First thing to do on a new fan is shoe goo the wires to the case so they don't move and snap off.
Absolutely. Shoe goo, savior of bodyshells and cooling fans worldwide!
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Old 05-14-2015, 04:46 AM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
I assumed the windy fan was like everybody else, just a sticker. You can usually track down the origin of a fan when spending a little time with Google image search. But while trying to do that, I came across these images which make me wonder if maybe there is more to that particular fan in this case.



http://www.rcnews.net/2013/10/15/new...y-cooling-fan/
That certainly looks like an SLA prototype. So there's a very good chance the entire fan was created just for us. I'm impressed!
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Originally Posted by howardcano View Post
That certainly looks like an SLA prototype. So there's a very good chance the entire fan was created just for us. I'm impressed!
They are the OEM
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Old 05-14-2015, 06:45 AM
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Originally Posted by hanulec View Post
They are the OEM
It would be amusing if these made-for-RC fans eventually found their way into other, unrelated products; exactly the reverse of what some of us were assuming!
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Old 05-14-2015, 08:26 AM
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You never know.
WTF is OEM fans for other R/C brands too
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I only run American Made fans!
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I only run American Made fans!
Amarican labeled fans you mean?

Really, most of this stuff is comming from Asia.
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Yeah, I think the best you are going to do is American assembled and I wouldn't believe it anyways.
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Originally Posted by daleburr View Post
Absolutely. Shoe goo, savior of bodyshells and cooling fans worldwide!
I've used it for countless things in the hobby, at work, and around the house. I've never once used it on a shoe.
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I've used it for countless things in the hobby, at work, and around the house. I've never once used it on a shoe.
I can honestly say...Shoe Goo does actually work on shoes.
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Pitchers love it. I always dragged my right toe on follow through in my pitching days and would wear out the right cleat quick. A nice coat of shoe goo kept them going.
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