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Old 11-29-2021, 11:45 AM
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Default When things don't go to plan

Someone I know posted this on a FB page I manage. The post was in reference to relative speed of models. This video
is of a 1/10 Maier Panther which is running electric power- how it was done I have no idea.

Clearly it took a hit in it's electronic controls or there was a Firefly hidden in the bushes somewhere nearby...


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When a scale modeller even duplicates the original subject matter's reliability......
Old 11-29-2021, 12:25 PM
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I just heard "We're knocked out, everybody get out!"
Old 11-29-2021, 07:06 PM
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Must be a Hooben.
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Apart from the breakdown, this model drives beautifully.

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Is that not a classic example of the victors writing the history books🤔
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Sounds like battery exploded. Nice model though!
Old 11-30-2021, 02:00 PM
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I believe he, the operator of the Panther said the speed control took a hit. I asked the question which speed control he used
that couldn't manage the model. Appears that when he was doing a slow turn in the foliage the load was too great. Not a recommendation
for that brand of control. An empty Maier Panther weighs in around 17-18kg. The glow engine- transmission adds another 8-10kg but
I don't know that this one had the transmission part as it's electric powered- I've seen most conversions simply use twin electric motors.
The other clue was since the original transmission runs in an oil bath it isn't that noisy or shouldn't be.

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Yea that definitely sounded like an ESC pop. At least he was lucky and it only let the magic smoke out instead of the flames!
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Strange color)))

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