3" Freestyle Basher

By Abonacci on Mar 18, 2019

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Smooth flyer. Wanting to softmount motors as these 1106 don't feel the smoothest.
Weight is 125g dry, 190g with 650 3s. I didn't try and save weight on this build, just built it durable. The only interesting mods were the addition of 2 standoffs on top of 2 of the arm bolts. I also drilled the arm mounts out to 3mm from the stock 2mm.


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ysoldak   Mar 26, 2019  

Interesting about softmounting, please tell how it went.
Are you satisfied with motors overall? Quality, throttle control.
I have same size basher that sports 1108/4000kv motors and I'm thinking of trying some lighter ones with higher KV (like yours).
The problem with my motors are they real hungry for the battery (but again, I'm running on 450mah, probably shall upgrade battery first, hehe) and the build quality is not the best.

Abonacci   Mar 26, 2019 

They are great motors. I've had the 6000s and 7500s.  the 7500s on 3s and Gemfan 2.5" were absolute devilishly fast. thy can kill smaller batteries. 650 or bigger is needed.  Emax has a newer style of 1106 with no pants that look nice.  They also have brand new1108s,   1306 and 1408s. Plenty of small motor options from emax. I think optimal size for 3" is probably the 1306 on 4s.  

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