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Old 09-13-2010, 09:22 AM
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Originally Posted by A-Ko View Post
It is a double edge sword.

More amp draw can indicate drag or binding in the motor.

Too much amp draw can cause the motor to over heat.

From a power stand point more amps can be better, too much amps will generate heat causing the motor to run flat or grenade during a race.
I've never thought that amp draw was a reliable measure of how the motor would perform. In many cases, high amp draw is a detriment as you've pointed out.

By the way it was good to meet you at the Nats. Glad you could make it.
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