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  1. http://traxxas.com/support/Traxxas-Speed-Controls-...

    http://traxxas.com/support/Traxxas-Speed-Controls-and-Low-Voltage-Detection-LVD

    According to this article, if "TRAXXAS Waterproof" is on a white background, then you do NOT have low voltage...
  2. Thread: i know, i know

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    I'm in about the same spot as you, only my kiddo...

    I'm in about the same spot as you, only my kiddo is 8. He started out with the Titan and XL5 in training mode, but it didn't take long until he was used to that, so I bumped him up to full mode...
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    I broke one after a bearing came apart. The...

    I broke one after a bearing came apart. The bearing balls got caught in the transmission and made a mess of the idler gear.
  4. Thread: TQi issue

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    Actually when I switch the throttle and steering...

    Actually when I switch the throttle and steering ports on the receiver, the throttle wouldn't control the steering servo. And everything has been reset at least once.
  5. Thread: TQi issue

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    TQi issue

    Hey all,

    I was hooking up the EZRun WP60A brushless setup (yep, grenaded another Titan) in the kiddo's Slash last night and ran into an issue with the transmitter or receiver. When I first hooked...
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    Overdrive 2.2 wheels

    Anyone ever used these? I'm going to get some ProLine Trenchers but didn't care for any of ProLines wheel offerings. I'm an old fogie and like shiny things :)
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    Why don't you just program the Mamba Max esc with...

    Why don't you just program the Mamba Max esc with throttle limits? No muss, no fuss, no extra parts, plus you'll get longer run times for the little feller and you're ready to step up the speed...
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    Sticky: Just one of my kids at play today... ...

    Just one of my kids at play today...

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8030/8041764167_51592b6a17_b.jpg
  9. Thread: Best charger?

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    I have both the DuraTrax 245 and the Venom...

    I have both the DuraTrax 245 and the Venom Procharger. I'd give the nod to the DuraTrax, as it never has an issue charging any pack, whereas my Venom has given me some grief on a couple cheaper 5000...
  10. Thread: Motor upgrade

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    I'm new to the RC world as well, and upgraded to...

    I'm new to the RC world as well, and upgraded to the Velineon system. I'm not crazy about it. The motor seems to be good/great, but throttle linearity isn't great on loose dirt, so I ended up...
  11. Thread: Thanks all...

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    Whups. Meant to say Mamba Max, not Monster. And...

    Whups. Meant to say Mamba Max, not Monster. And just the ESC for now. Ill see how it and the Velineon get along and decide from there. Really thinking hard about a Tacon unit.
  12. Thread: Thanks all...

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    So I gave up on the endpoint setting. I (think)...

    So I gave up on the endpoint setting. I (think) I followed the instructions to the letter, but no matter how many times I did the endpoint setting, I ended up with no throttle at all. I did however...
  13. Thread: Thanks all...

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    There is an endpoint adjustment on the TQ. Did...

    There is an endpoint adjustment on the TQ. Did that tonight after the animals went to bed, so I'll give it a run tomorrow and see what happens. Also stepped down to the smallest spur gear I had...
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    I've got both (Stinger in a Rustler, Titan in a...

    I've got both (Stinger in a Rustler, Titan in a Slash). The Titan slash is definitely quicker with equal batteries, but the biggest difference is that the Stinger is still going strong while we've...
  15. Thread: Thanks all...

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    lol If the throttle linearity sucks on 2S, I...

    lol If the throttle linearity sucks on 2S, I can't even imagine it on 3S. Is there somewhere that has the Castle specs on their ESCs? Things like number of turns max, amps, BEC voltages, etc? I...
  16. Thread: Thanks all...

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    I'll be sticking to 2S for the life of this...

    I'll be sticking to 2S for the life of this truck, but the SCT appears to be priced similar to the Sidewinder V2, so I'll go SCT. Traxxas Link? You mean Castle Link, right? I see there are several...
  17. Thread: Thanks all...

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    I was eyeing that one up, and that link is what...

    I was eyeing that one up, and that link is what made me question whether I needed a different motor, versus an ESC. And I was ready to pull the trigger, however the only place I can find that sells...
  18. Thread: Thanks all...

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    So which ESC would you recommend, O.G.? ...

    So which ESC would you recommend, O.G.? Sidewinder SCT? I assume I'll also need the CastleLink stuff to really program it?
  19. Thread: Thanks all...

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    Yep, did the 70/30 right off. It just seems like...

    Yep, did the 70/30 right off. It just seems like the power delivery isn't at all linear and I don't know if I should blame the ESC or the motor (or both?) Hate to plop down more cash without having...
  20. Thread: Thanks all...

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    So is that explosiveness the ESC or the motor? ...

    So is that explosiveness the ESC or the motor? Or both? I guess what I'm asking is if a new ESC would allow me to mellow the throttle response down to a controllable point, while still keeping some...
  21. Thread: Thanks all...

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    Yep, bumped to 23/86 and it helped quite a bit,...

    Yep, bumped to 23/86 and it helped quite a bit, so I'm going up to 23/83 when I finally remember to bring my temperature gun home.
  22. Thread: Thanks all...

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    Put the Powerstrokes on and what a difference. ...

    Put the Powerstrokes on and what a difference. Same weight oil as the stockers, same ride height, but coming off of jumps I can get myself pretty well bent out of shape and still stick the landing...
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    Reliable motor for XL-5

    Now that I replaced the dead Titan with a Velineon, I have an XL-5 sitting here with nothing to do. Its just screaming to get put in my youngest's Rustler XL-1/Stinger. I put bigger tires on the...
  24. Thread: Thanks all...

    by PushRod
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    Thanks all...

    ...but eesh.

    Thanks to the folks on here, I ordered up a bunch of stuff for our Slashes to increase reliability and add to the fun factor. Got a bunch of it in the mail yesterday and today and...
  25. Also new to RC and living out in the boonies. ...

    Also new to RC and living out in the boonies. This is what I've picked up from either advice on here or now painful personal experience:
    1) complete bearing set. I went with Boca green seals.
    2)...
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