By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
Forum sponsored by:
Forum sponsored by Dremel

Magin One - how do i make it faster

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
Allen Dannfald23/05/2007 14:39:00
avatar
4 forum posts
I have recently just built and launched a Robbe Magin One and to be honest I am a little disappointed about its speed!. It is running 2x 7.2 volt batteries, its standard 700/12 motor but a Electronize FR15 ESC. Does anyone have any suggestions of what I can do to speed it up a bit. Cheers
Zdenek Bilek25/05/2007 14:06:00
avatar
7 forum posts
Having a 12V motor, it seems to me there is simply a lack of voltage...
Cheers
DickyD07/08/2007 16:01:00
avatar
50 forum posts
50 photos
Hi Allen Robbe recommend a 710 motor and a 12v battery pack.
What size prop are you using?
Allen Dannfald07/08/2007 18:31:00
avatar
4 forum posts
Hi,
the motor is stock (think it is a 710) from the supplied power pack and i am running two 7.2v packs giving 14.4 volts.
The prop was also stock. I say stock, as it came off last week and am trying to get a replacement.
Any suggestions?
DickyD07/08/2007 19:01:00
avatar
50 forum posts
50 photos
Hi Allen are you using NiMH Battery Packs as these dont often like being wired in series. If your motors are the 710s they should work on 12v. As you are getting a new prop remember small props are often better than large for speed. My Robbe PT 15 has a Mtronik vision 600 motor and a 35mm 2 blade prop and it flies.

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of Model Boats? Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist!

Find Model Boats!

Support Our Partners
Shrek
Nylet
Premier March
Tony Green Steam
Restorers Wanted
Sarik
Pendle Boilers
Shopping Partners
Social Media

'Like' us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Pin us on Pinterest

Member Contributions
Distributors of Model Boats for our overseas readers
Highlights

Make sure you never miss out on the latest news, product reviews and competitions with our free RSS feed

Make your own contribution to the Website

We welcome well written contributions from Website members on almost any aspect of Model Boating with a particular emphasis on practical hints, tips, experience and builds.

In order to maintain a consistent standard and format, all suggestions should first be sent to me by Personal Message for approval in principle. Only a very limited amount of time is available for editing contributions into a suitable format for placing on the website so it is important that the material is well presented, lucid and free from obvious spelling errors. I think it goes without saying that contributions should be illustrated by appropriate photos. I shall be happy to give advice on this.

The Member Contribution area offers space for short informative mini articles which would not normally find a place in Model Boats magazine. It is an opportunity for Website Members to freely share their  expertise and experience but I am afraid that virtue is its own reward as there is no budget to offer more material recompense!

I look forward to receiving your suggestions.

Colin Bishop - Website Editor