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Old 05-05-2014, 01:53 PM
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I have a Starmax P-51 & the motor doesn't seem to develop full power. Everything is stock: 400KV motor, 80A ESC, 3800ma 4s 14.8v battery. At full power it is barely flying. Using a watt meter, it is pulling about 700-800 watts. It is my understanding that for the motor to develop full power it should pull about 1200 watts. I don't know this for a fact, but it is the general consensus of opinion. Have you any idea as to what the problem might be? Plane weighs about 6.5lbs.
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Old 05-19-2014, 08:05 PM
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As stated at the top of the expert form, the forum is dead and no one will respond to your questions, so I am going to move your post to an active forum.

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This is a duplicate / rethread - see about 8 posts down:
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Thanks. I guess when he OP received no responses in the "Ask the Expert" forum he posted here.

I will close the thread.
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