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Old 10-04-2019, 04:35 AM   #21
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I asked the support earlier this week.

This is the answer:
"Thank you for reaching out. I do not currently have a release ETA as they do not show it available for us to order yet. I do apologize. If you need anything else let us know! have a great day! "

I am also waiting impatiently
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Old 10-04-2019, 06:59 AM   #22
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I sent them an email to alert them to the new products. Not sure if they've ordered. If customers would email they will act quicker
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Old 10-04-2019, 01:00 PM   #23
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FYI, RPP has them in stock. I ordered a 15t 550 earlier in the week and it arrived yesterday.
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:58 PM   #24
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Hi John, I want to order one of these soon for an SCX10-II raw builderís kit.

I was looking at the chart on your site and see that the Crawlmaster Sport 540 16T is compatible with the stock gearing on the SCX10-II kit and RTR.

Would a 550 12T also work without changing the gearing? The KV is a bit higher, but not much. Thanks for your help.
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Old 10-20-2019, 08:04 AM   #25
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Hi John, I want to order one of these soon for an SCX10-II raw builderís kit.



I was looking at the chart on your site and see that the Crawlmaster Sport 540 16T is compatible with the stock gearing on the SCX10-II kit and RTR.



Would a 550 12T also work without changing the gearing? The KV is a bit higher, but not much. Thanks for your help.
It will be slightly fast, but the extra torque of the 550 should make it just fine IMO.

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Old 10-20-2019, 10:56 AM   #26
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It will be slightly fast, but the extra torque of the 550 should make it just fine IMO.

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Thanks for the reply. Would it still be okay with a 3s lipo? I’ve never run lipo before, thought about doing that with this build. And if I wanted to gear down, is that just a matter of installing a smaller pinion gear on the motor?

Edit: or maybe 3s is overkill, I’m just looking for smooth, low speed performance, don’t care as much about speed.

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Old 10-20-2019, 11:29 AM   #27
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Totally fine on 3s
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Old 10-20-2019, 08:45 PM   #28
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Thanks John, brimdogg. 550 it is. Canít wait to install it.
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Old 10-29-2019, 05:39 AM   #29
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Still nothing on amain. But rcmart has the 540 13T and the 550 12T in Stock.

Holmes Hobbies CrawlMaster Sport 540 13T Electric Brushed Motor #110100097,
Holmes Hobbies CrawlMaster Sport 550 12T Electric Brushed Motor #110100100,
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Old 11-01-2019, 07:05 AM   #30
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I want to order Crawlmaster Sport 550 12T for my TRX-4 Sport kit build. Will it be compatible with Hobbywing 1080 ESC, on 3S?
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I want to order Crawlmaster Sport 550 12T for my TRX-4 Sport kit build. Will it be compatible with Hobbywing 1080 ESC, on 3S?
Yes, it will be perfectly fine.

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Yes, it will be perfectly fine.
Thank You for quick response. Ordered from rcMart.
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Old 11-03-2019, 07:13 AM   #33
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What is the right 540 can to fit the capra? I have a Castle sidewinder 4 ESC but I donít want to spend too much money on the motor since I read these new crawlmaater sport is more than enough.
I have a revolver and an yellow jacket which I use in my Toyzuki because of the fitting, and I really hate how they rumble at low speed. Any advice?

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Old 11-03-2019, 11:41 AM   #34
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What is the right 540 can to fit the capra? I have a Castle sidewinder 4 ESC but I donít want to spend too much money on the motor since I read these new crawlmaater sport is more than enough.
I have a revolver and an yellow jacket which I use in my Toyzuki because of the fitting, and I really hate how they rumble at low speed. Any advice?
I'd think the 16t 540 Crawlmaster Sport would be a good fit. It's about a 1500kv equivalent.
If you need more speed than that, I'm sure the 13t is still a great choice.

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Old 11-03-2019, 02:27 PM   #35
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Just ordered a 540 16t. Never used a brushed motor before so hoping this gives me good torque with some wheel speed on my C2 build! Going to start it off on a HW 10BL60 WP which i have lying around here and if its not up to par, will get a 1080.

EDIT: well upon researching this ESC, it seems it can't switch between brushed and brushless. Looks like I will be getting 1080!

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I'd think the 16t 540 Crawlmaster Sport would be a good fit. It's about a 1500kv equivalent.
If you need more speed than that, I'm sure the 13t is still a great choice.

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I just got the 20t, maybe I can get a little more speed with a higher teeth pinion, what do you recommend?
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I just got the 20t, maybe I can get a little more speed with a higher teeth pinion, what do you recommend?
Yeah I'm sure it would be ok, just don't go too high too fast.

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Old 11-08-2019, 07:16 PM   #38
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Hey John. I'm going to pick up one of the new 12T 550 Crawl Master motors for my trx4 sport. I'm going to order the motor from my LHS with the wire leads. What size bullet connectors do you use on your wires? Thanks

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Old 11-08-2019, 08:38 PM   #40
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