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Old 09-04-2011, 07:21 PM
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What would be the best motor/esc combo for a 66" fiberglass lobster boat? Doesnt need to go fast, but a nice cruising speed would be nice.
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Old 09-06-2011, 08:27 AM
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That's a big boat! Details on the prop size, drive type (direct or geared) will come into play when picking your motor and ESC. Is this a boat you've built already or are you still in the planning stages?
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:50 AM
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direct drive, im still looking into props, going to be buying the kit soon, so still in the planning stages
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Hi,

You would probably be better served with a geared motor. You can toy with gear ratios for your particular application to find the best combination. A direct drive will most likely not be the most efficient motor for that boat.

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