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Old 09-23-2010, 01:29 PM   #1
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Default Guidance on selecting a brushless motor

I've been running LRP motors in most of my kits because they're what I first started with, on the recommendation of one of the AE team drivers. Since then I have also run Tekin and Phantom motors. Honestly, I can't tell the difference. They're all around the same process and all seem to have the same features. I only bought the Tekin because it was cheaper when bundled with an RS Pro that I run in my touring car (great ESC) and I picked up the Fantom at a hobby shop when I needed to run 17.5 and it was the only one in stock.

Picking an ESC seems a lot easier to me - but how does one decide which motor to buy, other than just going with the same make as your ESC?

(hint: magazine editors - this would be a good topic for you to tackle, if you haven't already)

EDIT: just realized that I should have posted this in the "Radio and Electronics" forum. Oops! Moderators, feel free to move it for me.
Mike Downey
I try all of the RC kits and usually race at Tacoma RC Raceway

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