Wild Thumper gear Motor Stall
January 18, 2013
I have a question about expected torque from my Wild Thumper motors (34:1 gear ratio motors) powered with a 7.4v 40C battery using the Wild Thumper Controller. My question is this, if i put the truck up on a stand, and give full forward power on the controller, the wheels over course start to turn. But my concern is, that when I grab one of the wheels, i can keep it from moving without very much effect, effectively stalling that motor so long as i hold it while the others turn.
Should these motors have such little torque? Should they be this easy to stop with my hand? When i Drive the thing, it easily gets stuck in grass (when trying to rotate 360) or if on some sort of uneven inclinated surface trying to climb up. So im wondering if its a power issue? Or something in the Wild THumper Controller code that limits the motor?