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A better Phantom motor?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by d4ddyo, May 27, 2014.

  1. d4ddyo

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    OK heres my questions...

    what is the projected lifespan maybe in flight hours? of a DJI stock Motor. That said... as we get closer to that motor and instead of waiting for a motor to just go BAM... let's take a calculated risk and get good use from the stock motor then swap out with a better motor for the long haul.

    the Tiger Motor MN2214 920KV Anti-gravity Upgrade is $170 bucks....

    Oh and does DJI expect us to put a drop of some oil in the bearing of that stock motors... that's if they have bearing of course.
     
  2. KG4MXV

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    The stock motors are fairly decent motors.
    The bearings are easily replaced.

    Also I would replace the E-clips on the bottom with c-clips they are more secure and with the right set of c-clip pliers
    you can remove them via a 5mm hole drilled in the bottom chassis.

    You can even build a balancing rig for the motor housing.

    I don't see the advantage of the T_motor antigravity set .
    For almost $200.00 US you only gain alike 50 seconds of extra flight and a little faster response in manual mode.
    I'd rather buy another battery.
     
  3. d4ddyo

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    Maybe... i'm just trying to think ahead... the first thing to go are mechanical.
     
  4. tpawyant

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    +1
     
  5. EMCSQUAR

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    +2 If you want to upgrade your motors for more power & efficiency take a look at DJIs E300 propulsion system (yes it does fit in a Phantom) http://www.dji.com/product/tuned-propulsion-system
     
  6. KG4MXV

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    Well maybe a phantom 1 or fc40 you will be losing the running lights since the live on the ph2 ESC's
    Now i don't know if they have a separate control cable and you will still have to keep the stock ESC boards