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  1. Thanks for the advice. I've been doing the in...

    Thanks for the advice.

    I've been doing the in air attitude control stuff, but I had mine set up with middle hole. Moved to inner hole and the bottom no longer smacks the ground (cracked both rear...
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    Summit all the way. My ERBE is for blazing speed,...

    Summit all the way. My ERBE is for blazing speed, but its not waterproof. I haven't broken anything on the summit, even making it do jumps off a 15" high ramp whereas my ERBE keeps breaking the front...
  3. How do I minimize the chance of the front skid plate from breaking

    ERBE stock. Making jumps off a ramp 15" high at its end. Seems to flex on landing at the point where the suspension pins hold the axles in place, exposing the pins which then pop out and get lost. I...
  4. Called Traxxas and they said the thing was...

    Called Traxxas and they said the thing was "bricked" and the firmware needed to be reflashed under warranty at no charge (other than for my $8 postage). Sent it in and waiting to see what happens....
  5. The TQi with docking base seems to be just a bad...

    The TQi with docking base seems to be just a bad combo. My 5 channel Summit TQi with docking base became unresponsive in less than 1 month and TQi replaced it under warranty but it cost me postage. ...
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    For pavement: road rages on desperado 1/2" offset...

    For pavement: road rages on desperado 1/2" offset

    For pavement and off road: currently use Mashers and I'll set em up with the front and rear treads running in opposite directions for grip and...
  7. Stock slash is not as durable as everyone makes...

    Stock slash is not as durable as everyone makes it out to be. I keep breaking the rear stub axles on jumps no more than 15" off the ground and traveling no more than 5 feet. Sometimes they break on...
  8. Thread: Angry

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    I keep older versions of apps on my computer so...

    I keep older versions of apps on my computer so they can be reloaded onto older no longer really supported iTouches and pads running iOS 4 and iOS 5. Some old software just plain disappears from the...
  9. 3000 mAh. Would be wiser to charge it at 3A...

    3000 mAh. Would be wiser to charge it at 3A instead of 4A. When it starts to get warm during charging, disconnect it.

    As for water, if you're playing in snow or water, since the thing is not...
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    Sometimes the upgrades initially work and then...

    Sometimes the upgrades initially work and then the TQi just fails and all you can do is spend money mailing in to traxxas to get it replaced. I think Traxxas should pay for it if it is a failure of...
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    Double orange all around works better than...

    Double orange all around works better than putting double orange in front and blue in back. Blue springs are shorter than the double orange.
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    With both devices off, connect iPod to base. Turn...

    With both devices off, connect iPod to base. Turn on transmitter and wait 5 seconds. Turn on iPod and wait for green connect light in upper left of traxxas link screen. Turn on car and wait for green...
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    Overdischarging any battery (NiMH or LiPo or...

    Overdischarging any battery (NiMH or LiPo or Li-Ion) is bad for the battery and wills shorten its life. The lowest safe discharge level is arround 1v/cell. NiMH will progressively lose charge over...
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    Taped Mashers on 1/2" offset Desperados or Geodes...

    Taped Mashers on 1/2" offset Desperados or Geodes for on and off road. Run em on both ERBE and Summit.

    Taped Road Rages on 1/2" offset Desperados for on road.
  15. Thread: Angry

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    iTunes store seems to be keeping old copies of...

    iTunes store seems to be keeping old copies of software so those with older no longer upgradable ipods can still download compatible vs of software.
  16. Mine is a stock 2WD VXL Slash.

    Mine is a stock 2WD VXL Slash.
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    Anything can break if you roll over on it or hit...

    Anything can break if you roll over on it or hit it against something. Even the wires soldered to the LEDs may rust and break.

    If this is truly 11.1V, then you won't be able to power it from the...
  18. Some notes below on Final Drive Ratio calculation...

    Some notes below on Final Drive Ratio calculation and a link.

    Calculating speed based on RPM telemetry is not accurate due to all sorts of factors, including artificially elevated speeds when...
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    http://scriptasylum.com/rc_speed/top_speed.html ...

    http://scriptasylum.com/rc_speed/top_speed.html

    That data is only needed for estimated speed calculations. It does not affect voltage or temperature telemetry.

    Calculating speed based on RPM...
  20. Thread: Angry

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    I downloaded mine off of wifi without having to...

    I downloaded mine off of wifi without having to connect 2nd gen iTouch to the computer. However, once you've got the app on your computer, it will be easier to reload it to multiple 2nd gen iTouches...
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    NiMH: just charge them to full before use for...

    NiMH: just charge them to full before use for maximum voltage (speed) and run time (mAh). When done, let them cool to ambient temperature then charge to full and store them. They will have a small...
  22. Thread: Angry

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    Interesting. I have an iPod 2nd Generation...

    Interesting. I have an iPod 2nd Generation running iOS 4.2.1 and was able to load Traxxas Link (app store asked me if I wanted to load an older version) and it works just fine. Slower than an iPod...
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    The link is usually maintained. The problem is...

    The link is usually maintained. The problem is getting the TQi to recognize that you intend to switch vehicles. It usually boils down to turning everything off and waiting 10-20 seconds for the...
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    I only have problems if I crash or do too many...

    I only have problems if I crash or do too many wheelies and end up ripping the stock tires. Run Mashers and Road Rages now and haven't had any tire problems.
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    My bad, I didn't realize you were using a TQ. My...

    My bad, I didn't realize you were using a TQ. My experience is with the newer TQi.

    Call Traxxas. They will try to help you over the phone.
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