View Full Version : new p1 owner question

01-18-2011, 08:27 PM
my friend just bought a p1 and with brandnew fully charge 3s, its was running bout 10mph, i wish I was intown so I can help but.......
Ok, my question is: do you have to setup the esc or anything for brandnew boat?? sounded like the boat is not running full throttle to me.

01-19-2011, 12:43 AM
The esc should be setup from the factory to automatically calculate the lipo cell count. Make sure he's getting 3-beeps from the motor when he plugs his battery in. Also make sure he's not using one of those low mah, cheapie E-bay "special" lipos that are rated @ 15c.

01-21-2011, 06:37 PM
It may sound silly but check that the grub screws on the flex coupler are tight as it may be slipping. I had this once but the boat was hardly moving at all. I always find with most problems it's best to check the simple little things first.

01-21-2011, 08:27 PM
Good call James. I always use a dab of blue locktite on the coupler screws.