|Andrew Hines||08/08/2019 15:32:24|
|1 forum posts|
Can anybody help me. I have just bought a 48” Fairey Marine Huntsman 31 part finished . Could anybody suggest what size Brushless Motor would be suitable to give this model stunning performance.
|Dave Cooper 6||08/08/2019 15:55:50|
|290 forum posts|
I wouldn't automatically exclude brushed motors as there some advantages for marine use. However, that is a big model !
I'm sure the experts will be along soon to give you all the advice you need...
Good luck with your project,
|Dave Milbourn||08/08/2019 16:00:48|
4025 forum posts
This is the motor which SLEC suggest for the latest version of that kit. I would run it on a 6S LiPo pack with either a S55 or X55 2-blade prop. A 70A ESC will be needed, and don't even think about using a Huco-tyoe universal coupling. You need one with a solid rubber center piece, like those made by SHG Marine Models for 0.60 glow motors. Turnigy Motor
|Ray Wood 2||08/08/2019 17:17:13|
2418 forum posts
This is dangerous information, I always fancied the the bigger H31 😀 with that set up very tempting ! Perhaps my wife needs an idea for my Christmas present.
|Dave Milbourn||08/08/2019 17:24:11|
4025 forum posts
Easy! Buy her one for a Christmas prezzy and then offer to build it for her.......
226 forum posts
easy! go GLO!!! my 48" virgin challenger has a SC60 and used to go like stink. happy days back then. must get it out of the shed this winter and back to the beach next summer
|Ray Wood 2||08/08/2019 21:32:29|
2418 forum posts
Yes those were the days 😀 we are all driving Tesla boats these days 😁
|Chris Fellows||09/08/2019 11:20:13|
985 forum posts
When I first got interested in model boats about 3 years ago I bought a 48" Huntsman 31 but with the lead acid battery it was very heavy and cumbersome to move around. I've since ditched the battery and taken out the old gear which I will replace with modern stuff along with the 850 motor.
Plan was to move it on once I'd built my 1:12 version, but it is well built, apart from the cockpit, so may well keep it now. I've also now got a car with a nice level load area, unlike the previous one, so it will be easier to transport.
|harry smith 1||09/08/2019 12:23:07|
|1079 forum posts|
DM is spot on with the G60 motor has one of our members had one in his Fantome which is about the same size boat.
Very quick and he uses it for a video camera boat to post on you tube.
See under sgsteveg search.
|Former Member||12/08/2019 09:32:53|
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