Well I was trying to build a bargain quadcopter and on the list were these motors. The problem I am having is one of the props keeps flying off when I throttle it up. Is there a way to fix this... what should I do? I am very new to building and flying quads... and this is problem 1 out of probably 20 I am having... any help would be amazing..
You are using the default adapter? you can either A) Buy a bolt on adapter (see below comments) Or try to fit your existing adapter better.
Take the adapter apart, should be a top bolt, a washer type thing and the actual bolt that has a hole in the bottom. Put the bolt on the shaft and press hard! now put your washer thing back on with the rough side facing up, then the prop and finally the top bolt and TIGHTEN make sure you tighten it well by sticking a small rod through the prop nut and twist. Shouldn't be an issue if done correctly. If it still does it, you must have a bad piece.
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no problem yet. mine have 1.5h flight time now and still running strong. using lipo 3s 1300mah and a 9:6 prop, only need half trottle on my 1kg beaver.
Tested this motor with a 10x4.7 slow fly prop, 30 amp esc and 3s 20c lipo battery. I was quite skeptical about this motor due to the bargin price. Anyway, here are my results:
180 watts and 18 amps
The motor gets warm at full throttle. Yet, I never need to use full throttle. This motor is powerful. It is also a smooth and quiet. My other motors aren't as smooth. My slow stick flies with a viciousness now. It gets up high in no time. The motor comes in a plastic case with a prop adapter, mount and information. The cost is under $8, yet it feels like a quality built motor which includes information. I curious to see the lifespan of this motor. Be certain to solder the bullet connectors on well or the motor will stutter like mine did. I had to re-solder the connectors again and it worked. I really like this motor!!
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I have 3 of these total... two in a Multiplex TwinStar and one as a backup. They're fantastic motors for the price. I run 8x6 APC electric props on them (not the SloFly models, the standard electric props) and they always come down cool. 9x6 prop stressed them a bit. 8x6 was the sweet spot. Efficiency is awesome on these, too. I can fly for about 15 to 20 minutes and only use 1100mAh on my 2200mAh packs. Great stuff!