RC Helicopter flying, RC Cars and RC boating

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Motor for Bernhard's Jenny

Aero-naut JennyPosted by xilsoe Mar 08, 2012 09:05:39
Bernhard is also building a Jenny. He got stuck on motor, so I bought one for him when I ordered motors for my PT-15. He wanted it to be an inrunner to allow for water cooling, so I found an inrunner with a low kV rating and presumably high torque. This should make for running a quite large propeller, at lower speed, which should be more efficient.

I took a few pictures of the motor. It seems very well constructed.

Motor name: Turnigy 540L V-Spec Inrunner with impeller

Dimension: 58mm x 36mm, 72mm(with shaft)
Weight: 173g (kv1025) (not including connectors)
Diameter of shaft: 5mm
Length of front shaft: 14mm
Battery: 3-4 Cell 4S/14.8V
RPM: 1025kv
Max current: 40A

The motor should be about the same size as a size 600 motor. I am looking forward to see how the motor performs in Bernhard's boat. I expect it to run quite well smiley

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Aero-naut Jenny acquired

Aero-naut JennyPosted by xilsoe Nov 17, 2011 18:40:09
Today my aero-naut Jenny finally arrived. I bought it on e-bay Germany. No problem.

It will probably be some time (Next year) before I get to build this boat. After a brief look, the kit looks nice and I am looking forward to build it.

Two other guys from the model boat club will also be building this boat so I am looking forward to see what they come up with.

One of the guys has a build log at rc-groups here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1525470

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