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Re: Part recommendation

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That was the first version, the support bars are about 3 times thicker now and it'll still sometimes ejects one on big hits! (I built that spinner)
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Re: Part recommendation

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I think im going to try and assemble the wiring over the weekend.

I just wanted to check a few things, please correct me if im wrong.

1. The only soldering I need to do is joining the wires to the switch. The other wires can just be twisted together and then wrapped in electrical tape or something put over it (I forget the name of that something).

2. The motor has some connectors at the end of the wire. These are useless to me and will be cut off before being joined to the esc.

3. I dont know if I there will be enough cable to connect the switch to the NanoTwo and the plug. What cable can I use if I need to?
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1. You'll want to solder EVERY connection. The G forces and shock can easily undo twisted wires.

2. Those connectors normally match the ones on the brushless ESC.
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Re: Part recommendation

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the esc is literally just wires with no connectors for the motor

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Re: Part recommendation

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Is it the 10A hobbyking one with reverse by any chance?
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Occashokka wrote:Is it the 10A hobbyking one with reverse by any chance?
Its this one - http://www.hobbyking.co.uk/hobbyking/st ... ouse_.html
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I meant the esc sorry :o the reason I ask is because if it is a esc with reverse or more specifically the HK esc with reverse then there are a whole list of warning that I shall need to give you after my 'fun' experiences with Buffy which led to me having to remind it before very fight
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Occashokka wrote:I meant the esc sorry :o the reason I ask is because if it is a esc with reverse or more specifically the HK esc with reverse then there are a whole list of warning that I shall need to give you after my 'fun' experiences with Buffy which led to me having to remind it before very fight

The ESC - http://www.hobbyking.co.uk/hobbyking/st ... w_BEC.html

Do you know what type of wires I would need if I need extra for soldering the switch to the NanoTwo / Plug?
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Re: Part recommendation

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You shouldn't need any extra wires, just cut the wire and solder in a switch. The wires on the ESC will likely need cutting to length anyway so you should have plenty spare from that if needed. Make sure to tin everything properly before soldering it else you'll likely have weak joints.

You're ESC is fine; it's the same one I use in Why Wait. Occashokka just managed to pick the only small reversible ESC on Hobbyking when building his spinner, and should probably buy a replacement :P
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Re: Part recommendation

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Rapidrory wrote:You shouldn't need any extra wires, just cut the wire and solder in a switch. The wires on the ESC will likely need cutting to length anyway so you should have plenty spare from that if needed. Make sure to tin everything properly before soldering it else you'll likely have weak joints.

You're ESC is fine; it's the same one I use in Why Wait. Occashokka just managed to pick the only small reversible ESC on Hobbyking when building his spinner, and should probably buy a replacement :P

Thanks.

Any recommendations on soldering irons. I have one but it's old and in need of replacing.
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