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  1. Thread: 5s 30c lipo

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    +1 Far too many people put all emphasis on the...

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    Far too many people put all emphasis on the C rating only........As you said, it goes hand in hand - that is the most sensible thing I've read on this forum in some time.
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    That video is a joke. When it's demolishing a...

    That video is a joke. When it's demolishing a cinder block wall, LOL, who would build a brick or cinder wall without using mortar? I think even terrorists know to use mortar when building a...
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    What sort of batteries are you using?...

    What sort of batteries are you using?
    Rechargeable nimh do self discharge - usually longer than 5 days, however depending on the condition of them they may be discharging much faster. Perhaps it's...
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    All Integy products are junk. They may look...

    All Integy products are junk. They may look cool, but that's the extent of the goodness.
    Stick to the Traxxas big bores.
  5. Thread: Weak BEC on MMM

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    Call my cynical, but I'd say Castle do it on...

    Call my cynical, but I'd say Castle do it on purpose. Funnily enough, they sell two BEC's, http://www.castlecreations.com/products/ccbec.html
    They obviously want people to buy their BEC's so they...
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    I know undergearing can damage things, but 17/68...

    I know undergearing can damage things, but 17/68 is a long way off the damaging undergearing range for that setup. Running something like 14/72 would be in the damaging range.

    Until we know more...
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    I think you're all missing the OP point. He...

    I think you're all missing the OP point. He doesn't want to fry anything He hasn't mentioned he wants the utmost fastest speed at this point.
    For the first run, it's always best to start low and...
  8. If the slipper clutch is set properly, you...

    If the slipper clutch is set properly, you shouldn't do too much damage to the diffs. It is designed to slip so as to preserve the driveline.

    I have an old (30 year old) tamiya car, and back in...
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    I've seen other bodies that were painted by a...

    I've seen other bodies that were painted by a so-called professional to resemble something, that look worse than this.
    I think this is kinda cool, sort of Mad Max type of thing....
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    If you like to tinker more than play, go nitro. ...

    If you like to tinker more than play, go nitro. If you like noise and smell, go nitro. If you like frustrations, never starting, tuning it every day just so it stays going, getting into trouble...
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    I would suggest you reprogram the ESC after you...

    I would suggest you reprogram the ESC after you set the throttle to 50/50. If that doesn't fix your problems then the pot in the throttle trim is gone. You could try some electrical contact cleaner...
  12. Thread: 775 question

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    Towerhobbies has a good range of 5mm pinions,...

    Towerhobbies has a good range of 5mm pinions,
    Robinson Racing makes the best pinions, and they have everything imaginable.
    I don't know what size pinion to get for the 3906 and the 775 motors. ...
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    I think the biggest problem with the emaxx is...

    I think the biggest problem with the emaxx is being able to wrench on it easily. It's a pain to get the diffs out, and the tranny. If it was a 5 minute job that would be one thing, but...
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    I still don't know why you don't want to use a...

    I still don't know why you don't want to use a mamba monster. Bang for the buck or krona in your case, I would say it's the best.
    There's millions of them out there and there are very few dead...
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    A few questions for ya: When you say 2 11.1V...

    A few questions for ya:

    When you say 2 11.1V lipo (3s). are you intending to run them in parallel, or series? Parallel will yield a total of 11.1V (but give twice the capacity and longer runtime...
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    Yeah, that is a good idea. It's always best to...

    Yeah, that is a good idea. It's always best to find ways of doing things without any chemicals or oil or anything smelly. I'll keep that in mind.
  17. I would think there shouldn't be any reason why...

    I would think there shouldn't be any reason why the motor would spin faster one way than the other, other than the brushes aren't seated on the comm properly.
    Have you tried doing what...
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    Charger I would probably go with a bit more...

    Charger
    I would probably go with a bit more expensive charger than I posted before. This one B6-AC Plus. You don't need a separate power supply, just plug it into your mains power. It appears that...
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    Yes, you're probably right. I have never owned...

    Yes, you're probably right. I have never owned the Ener-G packs.
    Pro-match have earned their good reputation long before ener-g cells were ever around. They earned their reputation with...
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    I don't mind the questions. This sort of thing...

    I don't mind the questions. This sort of thing hasn't been discussed on these sites in a while so finding it is no easy feat. No question is annoying when it shows thought :)

    The side by side...
  21. Thread: soggy tire foam

    by timie1
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    Don't put holes in the tires, they'll shred...

    Don't put holes in the tires, they'll shred themselves a lot sooner.
    You're better off putting more holes in the rim.
    There should be a few there now, you could take the wheel off, rotate it so...
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    On those pro-match cells, side by side is best...

    On those pro-match cells, side by side is best for a few reasons.
    1) You can check the voltage of each cell separately and balance accordingly. Some side by side are shrink wrapped in clear...
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    Johnny5 hit the nail on the head. Ener-g packs...

    Johnny5 hit the nail on the head. Ener-g packs have gained a good reputation - but I wonder how much of that reputation is down to Pro-Match matching and assembling the packs? Here is their site...
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    If you use glass cleaner, make sure you use one...

    If you use glass cleaner, make sure you use one without ammonia. Ammonia is in most glass cleaners and is an explosive, corrosive, and toxic chemical. It is very irritating to the eyes, mucous...
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    Have any of you guys been in RC long enough to...

    Have any of you guys been in RC long enough to have actually owned any nimh batteries? Reading biased (and paid) magazine articles and other research going back 20 years does not count as being in...
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