March 2015 archive

Propellor Strength and Performance

Stress/Deflection Example with Deflection shown.

Have you ever wondered if the type of material makes a difference in the performance of your RC Boat or RC Airplane? We will now take a look at how propeller strength and performance are effected. This does scale up to even full scale Boats and Airplanes. Many full scale boating enthusiasts have experienced negative …

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Differential Performance in RC vehicles

Front Differential | Center Differential | Rear Differential  Differential Oil Different Differential oils provide different performance characteristics. These characteristics can be controlled by the different weights of oil placed in to the differential. The weight of a differential fluid is determined by the viscosity of the fluid. A higher viscosity represents a higher weight oil. …

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Cutting Brushless Motor Wires

Often times the question of motor wires is asked. The exact wire in question is the three motor wires that exit the can of the motor. They can be up to several inches in length down to only an inch or so from the can of the motor. Many would like to know if it …

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RC Battery Connectors and Wire Gauge

RC Battery Connectors In the application of electric motors and batteries, connectors play a large role in transfering the battery power to the motor and through the ESC. Not only does it transfer power but it also must be able to break apart quickly for battery or motor replacements. Choosing the right kind of connector …

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