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Old 04-05-2021, 02:14 PM
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Hey guys, it looks like these motors are still in production.
Curiously the "V2" models are discontinued, but the classic can shape is still there.
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

Does anyone know if this is effectively a "V3" motor along the lines of a reedy sonic M4/M5?
Or are they just continuing to sell the V1? Given that it's been almost a decade since the original came out... is it now at a significant disadvantage compared to a modern motor like Trinity Revtech?
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Old 04-05-2021, 02:29 PM
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Pretty sure that's still the V1 motor. If you grind off the sensor board tabs so you can rotate it more to get more advance, you can get a little more performance out of it. But compared to a modern 21.5t motor, it's not even close. Trackstar vs Fantom 21.5t Minipro dyno run. Guess which one is the Fantom.


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Old 04-05-2021, 02:37 PM
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Welp, looks like it's time for a motor upgrade! That difference is HUGE.

Since you have a dyno, have you noticed much difference between that Fantom, and others of a similarly modern vintage? Or even better - Against a spec USGT motor
I wish dyno data like this was more widely available, it'd help separate true value from snake oil so much more easily

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Old 04-05-2021, 02:52 PM
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Regarding the Turnigy SCT 550 size motors, was there ever a V2 version?
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