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Thread: Veles 29 all stock boat hits 60mph and hits 70mph with ABC prop

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    Default Veles 29 all stock boat hits 60mph and hits 70mph with ABC prop

    Here is the 60mph run all stock. The stock prop was prepped by Dasboata.

    60mph stock Veles 29 9-12-17.jpg Veles 60mph all stock.jpg

    Zelos Twin 36 stock w/3831's (90mph), Veles 29 stock (77mph), Miss Geico 29v3 stock w/3831 (78mph), Motley Crew Cat (47.5mph), H-King Relentless v2, Barbwire XL, Feilun FT011, AquaCraft Rescue 17, Atlantic II Tug

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    Here is the 70mph run all stock with ABC 1716 prop prepped by Dasboata.

    70mph Veles 29 ABC PROP 9-12-17.jpg

    Zelos Twin 36 stock w/3831's (90mph), Veles 29 stock (77mph), Miss Geico 29v3 stock w/3831 (78mph), Motley Crew Cat (47.5mph), H-King Relentless v2, Barbwire XL, Feilun FT011, AquaCraft Rescue 17, Atlantic II Tug

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    those temps on the 70 mph run looked kinda high ,i seen 190ish brush across the screen on the gun . i wouldnt run that prop for anything other then quick speed passes then bring it in .
    my cnc x440/3 does the same thing to my bj29v3 motor .
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatsrnew2me View Post
    those temps on the 70 mph run looked kinda high ,i seen 190ish brush across the screen on the gun . i wouldnt run that prop for anything other then quick speed passes then bring it in .
    my cnc x440/3 does the same thing to my bj29v3 motor .
    That run was about 3 minutes after my first all stock run and I probably ran it too hard but I wanted to see what it would get and see how it handled. The rain was coming and I didn't have time to wait, so I went ahead and ran again. The motor was already around 125-130° when I started the 70mph run. The battery connectors were pretty hot as well after this run and were in the 180° range. I watched the video again and the motor was in the mid 160° range and the ESC was like 141° it was the connectors that were hottest in the 180°+ range. 3 or 4 passes with this prop on a SAW run is perfectly fine and the temps are in the 140°-145° degree range from my test with this prop and ESC combo in my Geico and the Veles..
    Last edited by MADRCER; 09-14-2017 at 12:02 AM.
    Zelos Twin 36 stock w/3831's (90mph), Veles 29 stock (77mph), Miss Geico 29v3 stock w/3831 (78mph), Motley Crew Cat (47.5mph), H-King Relentless v2, Barbwire XL, Feilun FT011, AquaCraft Rescue 17, Atlantic II Tug

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    Default Veles 29 hits 73mph!

    Updated speed is 73mph.

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    Zelos Twin 36 stock w/3831's (90mph), Veles 29 stock (77mph), Miss Geico 29v3 stock w/3831 (78mph), Motley Crew Cat (47.5mph), H-King Relentless v2, Barbwire XL, Feilun FT011, AquaCraft Rescue 17, Atlantic II Tug

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    Fast!!
    32" carbon rivercat single 4s 102mph

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    What battery connectors are you using?
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    Thanks Travis! It has stock EC5's I pulled the cores and re-soldered them myself. Sometimes they just don't have enough solder on them for my liking. I had one come loose on my Impulse 31 last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MADRCER View Post
    Thanks Travis! It has stock EC5's I pulled the cores and re-soldered them myself. Sometimes they just don't have enough solder on them for my liking. I had one come loose on my Impulse 31 last year.
    Man I'm not trying to tell you what to do but I highly recommend moving on from the ec5 connectors. I've had a couple unsolder on me and let me tell you I dodged a bullet. Imagine that grounding out. A lipo grounding out is pretty dangerous. I use castle green 6.5mm on all my stuff and I've never looked back. I've never had one come unsoldered on me. Shorten your power wires too while your at it. If you shorten each battery wire and esc wire that's 6" of wire gone.....makes a difference. You'll pick up speed and things will run cooler.
    32" carbon rivercat single 4s 102mph

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I might just do that. I'm not a fan of the connectors nearly touching the back of the motor either as they are. I know they're causing more heat in the motor by them being as close as they are to it. I'm probably going to relocate the ESC to another location and trim the wires accordingly.
    Last edited by MADRCER; 12-24-2017 at 03:01 PM.
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    Man while your at it, put 6.5mm castle or 8mm (my preference) connectors on the motor. I've went from 6.5mm to 8mm and picked up about 2mph. Just my experience and advice.
    32" carbon rivercat single 4s 102mph

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    Default New Best 77mph (124kmh)

    Last edited by MADRCER; 12-20-2017 at 09:12 PM.
    Zelos Twin 36 stock w/3831's (90mph), Veles 29 stock (77mph), Miss Geico 29v3 stock w/3831 (78mph), Motley Crew Cat (47.5mph), H-King Relentless v2, Barbwire XL, Feilun FT011, AquaCraft Rescue 17, Atlantic II Tug

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