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Old 12-19-2018, 05:27 AM   #21
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Spent some time in the garage last night. Pulled the shocks off the black trekker and the RX out of the dingo and plugged everything in on the comp rig. so I could find out what is what. It moves! It wasn't moving like it should tho. Very jerky and weird. Figured ESC probably needs calibration. When I went to do that I found one of the motor wires had come lose. The motor is a cool tiny revolver type motor. Didn't know that till I put power to it. I will try to rewire it next time I get some time. Almost looks like it's one wire that comes out of the motor then splits into 3 going to the ESC. The motor is a Spin HO46-8800kvAnyone have any experience with this motor? Also have to pull the servo off the trekker and put it on this rig. Which is fine with me it's a better one anyway. The one that's on it doesn't work at all. Here's a few pics





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Old 12-19-2018, 05:34 AM   #22
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I haven't messed with brushless motors in some time but pretty sure that's why it was jerky, calibration may have a little to do with it but pretty sure if you connect that wire back up it'll be much smoother.
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Old 12-19-2018, 08:51 AM   #23
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I haven't messed with brushless motors in some time but pretty sure that's why it was jerky, calibration may have a little to do with it but pretty sure if you connect that wire back up it'll be much smoother.
Looks like your having fun! The little truck you're working on now is one I bought in a bundle, but never had it running. The motor in the black truck is a custom wind motor and should be a good smooth crawling motor. If you noticed, some of the tire wheels are weighted with BBs and some aren't. Still looking for more shocks!

Just a few tidbits for ya!

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Old 12-19-2018, 09:38 AM   #24
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Looks like your having fun! The little truck you're working on now is one I bought in a bundle, but never had it running. The motor in the black truck is a custom wind motor and should be a good smooth crawling motor. If you noticed, some of the tire wheels are weighted with BBs and some aren't. Still looking for more shocks!

Just a few tidbits for ya!

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Definitely having fun. K has been in the garage with me learning all the parts and lingo. She's getting into it more and more she wants to see these little guys run almost as much as I do. It's not far from running now brother. Just some odds and ends and it'll be on the rocks. Once I get this one going I'll start working on getting the black one going. Think we're gonna do a Jeep on that frame. Working on getting a Jeep body for the dingo. K wants to paint it and do all the details herself. So I figured we'd do a big brother/little brother thing with it. It's gonna need a shocks, servo, ESC and RX before we can even start getting it going. That's cool about that motor I always like custom stuff I'm always down for some tidbits
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Old 12-21-2018, 11:23 AM   #25
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Well this little guy is still fighting me. Pulled the electronics out of it. Found another wire that the solder joint came loose. Resoldered it and got the motor to work. Put it back in the rig powered everything up and 2nd pull of the trigger the plastic pinion gear came off the motor shaft . Kinda aggravating, but that's life. Did some research on this little motor and after translating the web page. I found that it's a helicopter/drone motor and doesn't like much of a load. Hoping I can make it work out, but idk. Might have to look into other brushless micro motors or go brushed. I think I'm gonna put these little guys on the back burner for a few till I can gather up a few things for them. I don't like stuff to sit so I'm sure it won't be long till these guys are back on the bench.
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Old 02-23-2019, 06:25 AM   #26
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Ok started looking back into working on these little guys. For the micro T I'm looking at this ESC https://www.gearbest.com/multi-rotor...pp_180563.html and using my tactic 200 RX/TX. Also a set of losi micro crawler shocks. Around $25 should get it going.

The micro crawler I'm not sure my plan yet. Have found a place in Europe somewhere that makes any gear you could want for my pinion gear. Only issue I have is I'm not sure if it will even fit. Guess I could do some custom work to the motor plate.

The spur gear is a HR 56T. I'm thinking a 15t pinion should be about the right tooth count? The motor that's in it is a spin HO46-8800Kv with a 1.5mm shaft. Other option is to get a different bl motor, but don't know if that would make any difference. Here is the ESC that's in it

Also need a servo for it. Probably go with the hitec 5065 just like the micro T has unless there's a better choice/price for that application. Let me know what you guys think. Thanks for any help
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I'd get a 9t or 10t pinion. 14t is way to big IMO

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I'd get a 9t or 10t pinion. 14t is way to big IMO

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That's what I have been hunting for since you gaveme advice in the other thread. I found this one https://www.megasmicros.com/product_...b-10t-0p3m.htm and also found https://www.aliexpress.com/item/-/32610226085.html the second one is a lot with 8t,9t,10t,11t. Since this is a crawler and I'm trying to gear it low I'll probably just buy the single 10t for now and see how it works out. I put the one out of my servo on it, but couldn't get the gear close enough to the spur before the motor hit the trany case. Hoping these ones will be a little bigger. The description doesn't say the width of the gear.
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If it doesn't reach try slotting the motor plate holes

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Being a outrunner the motor can't touch. Notched the motor slots and found out that motor touched the trany case before gear was close enough.
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Being a outrunner the motor can't touch. Notched the motor slots and found out that motor touched the trany case before gear was close enough.

Hey Justin, I found a box with a few more Micro parts with some shocks for you. I will put together a care package later and send it your way.
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Hey Justin, I found a box with a few more Micro parts with some shocks for you. I will put together a care package later and send it your way.

Ernie


You're amazing brother! Thank you!!! I've been getting an order together to get these guys going. Just waiting on uncle Sam to send me a check.
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