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Old 11-03-2003, 12:44 PM   #1
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I'm quite curious about the motors that they sell... can you guiys give your opinion and feedback about them.

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Old 11-03-2003, 01:06 PM   #2
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I used to run nothing but Putnam Mods for this last season of racing. He has some real fast stuff. But unless you personally know him, it takes a few weeks to awnser you e-mails, customer support is good, not the best, but good.

His motors are also real expensive. I spent over $300 on 4 mod motors and 3 extra arms, and that was paying for the motors at cost. It wasnt cheap.

I have since been sponersed by KC Racing and I am real happy with his stuff. His motors are faster and much less expensive. Kenny is much easier to get a hold of.

Most of all, at least for modified, is to find someone who can build you what you want, and or has a good idea as to what to reccomend, and is easy to get a hold of, for whatever reason; brush setups, timing and roll out help...
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Old 11-03-2003, 01:07 PM   #3
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I ran the Putnam brushes in my Monster motors, and never had so much power in my life I have an order with them now, and will definately give feedback as soon as my motors arrive.

I dont know Todd, and he answered my e-mail within a day.
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Old 11-03-2003, 02:34 PM   #4
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Todd is pretty busy with his business. You just have to catch him at the right time.
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Old 11-03-2003, 03:26 PM   #5
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do yourself a favor..go buy a putnam anything! they are some of the best motors and brushes in the business! todd can flat out make some mad horse power! in stock his green shunt brushes are second to none! in modified his X brush is second to none for mad horse power! his hand wound 19 turns in the D 5 can rock! and his 7 turns in 4 cell oval cannot be beat! there is no better motor to be had any where! superior hobbies and rpm speedway carry his line of motors..look them up on google
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do yourself a favor..go buy a putnam anything! they are some of the best motors and brushes in the business! todd can flat out make some mad horse power! in stock his green shunt brushes are second to none! in modified his X brush is second to none for mad horse power! his hand wound 19 turns in the D 5 can rock! and his 7 turns in 4 cell oval cannot be beat! there is no better motor to be had any where! superior hobbies and rpm speedway carry his line of motors..look them up on google
Couldn't say it better myself!!

I will talk to him about people not being able to get in touch with him. It has never been a problem for me or the people I send to him.

Besides that, his stuff is so good it's worth waiting for
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Old 11-03-2003, 08:39 PM   #7
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I dont live in the US. can you guys point me to where I can buy these motors & brushes online? Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-03-2003, 08:49 PM   #8
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I dont live in the US. can you guys point me to where I can buy these motors & brushes online? Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-03-2003, 09:12 PM   #9
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I'm quite curious about the motors that they sell... can you guiys give your opinion and feedback about them.

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I hope we answered your question. Did you have something in mind as far as motors go?
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Old 11-03-2003, 10:51 PM   #10
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how are his stock motors in off road? truck and buggy?
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Old 11-03-2003, 11:34 PM   #11
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I just got a couple of putnam stock monster motors and a few pairs of green shunt brushes. Have any of you had any success with comm drops like Tribo or Speedjuice? I am going to try them out tomorrow night at Socal.
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Tribo is good stuff, I was just sent some Zubak Speed Juice that I'll be trying as well
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Default The Green brushes ?

The hi silver green burshes have stand-up type ?
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Old 11-04-2003, 09:55 AM   #14
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The hi silver green burshes have stand-up type ?
The green shunts are laydown only. If you are looking for high silver stand up brushes, Todd's website shows and lists all available brushes.
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I just got a couple of putnam stock monster motors and a few pairs of green shunt brushes. Have any of you had any success with comm drops like Tribo or Speedjuice? I am going to try them out tomorrow night at Socal.
I have tested Tribo several times on Putnam Brushes and it ALWAYS causes severe pitting of the brush face.

The Motors do seem to run ok on the track(not faster), but Dyno (Robi) testing has always shown a several watt power loss with the Tribo.

I ONLY use it now for Bushing and Bearing lube.
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