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Is 10awg enough.

Old 11-04-2008, 08:26 PM
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Default Is 10awg enough.

Building a brushless car pretty soon and will be running it on 4s 5000 mah batteries.
with a medusa motor.
want to know if 10 awg wire will be big enough or do i need to go thicker.
Old 11-04-2008, 08:28 PM
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10AWG should be fine, but if you're paranoid just go with 8.
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Default RE: Is 10awg enough.

will that be to thick for deans adapters.
Old 11-04-2008, 09:01 PM
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will that be to thick for deans adapters.
probably. 10 gauge wire should be plenty. just make sure to use 6.5mm bullets or a direct solder. Rc-monster is the website for that. i would bet some people have used 12 gauge on 4s.
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Default RE: Is 10awg enough.

My 10's get warm, but the motor still has tons of power.

Got the XL today! It's looking good. Gotta get updated pics up for everyone!
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deans low resistance wire is something else..
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Default RE: Is 10awg enough.

Warm is ok, you just don't them to blow on you.
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will that be to thick for deans adapters.
probably. 10 gauge wire should be plenty. just make sure to use 6.5mm bullets or a direct solder. Rc-monster is the website for that. i would bet some people have used 12 gauge on 4s.
I was going to use deans from battery to esc and I guess bullets from esc to motor.[sm=50_50.gif]
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That's what I did...
Old 11-05-2008, 01:04 AM
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will that be to thick for deans adapters.
probably. 10 gauge wire should be plenty. just make sure to use 6.5mm bullets or a direct solder. Rc-monster is the website for that. i would bet some people have used 12 gauge on 4s.
I was going to use deans from battery to esc and I guess bullets from esc to motor.[sm=50_50.gif]
Yes, thats what i meant. you'd be better off to just do a direct solder, if not use 6.5mm bullets. i used them on my Rustler and they ran cold. 10 awg should be plenty.
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Default RE: Is 10awg enough.

If you can - wire directly from ESC to motor. 10 guage should be fine unless you are running a washing machine motor.
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lmao!.......washing machine motor.......
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Default RE: Is 10awg enough.

If you have a soldering gun that can get 10awg hot enough to melt solder to it go right ahead.
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Default RE: Is 10awg enough.

10 is more then enough i run 5.5mm bullits on my motor with no issues

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