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What would be a good speed controller to go with the ebay 1000rpm motors and lipos?
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I'm currently using botbitz 10a ones.

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Thanks, I'll have a look.
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Ordered :D
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Awesome. Can't wait to see what you build :)

Any plans so far?

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Most likely a vertical spinner, I have a basic idea but won't be certain till I've got the main bits.
I've not built a spinner before using lipos, how is battery protected from being drained? I'm assuming the ESC for the spinner will do that along with the ESC for the drive?
It will be called Nefarious who is another character from the Ratchet & Clank games.
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Just make sure the battery is man enough to give enough current to the drive and weapon. Most escs have a low voltage shutoff. As a Ratchet and Clank fan myself I approve of the name :)

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Ok, I`ll know more about what I can use for batteries as I go. I`ve ordered some 3s which should arrive today. Motors are coming from China and should be here for the first week of April.
Its John jnr that names them all, he's wanted Nefarious for a spinner right from the beginning and I think Beetle is the right size for a decent spinner.
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Speed controllers arrived today, 5 days from order and all the way from Australia!

Botbitz amazing service again :D

Batteries are here too, Turnigy 3s 2200mah.
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