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  1. Slash 4x4 encore?

    So now I have a slash 4x4 running 7.4 or 11.1v lipo.

    Any special requests for my next video? I've heard requests to do something with those stairs. I can say the air I'm getting off the top of...
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    Used a G190 Futaba in my 1/10 slash

    I used a g190 Futaba gyro (Same as HPI dbox or drift box) in my Slash for drift control. Left it in when I went to the parking lot and it did a good job of preventing rollovers as well. As soon as...
  3. Well that explains it. I tried the g190 in my...

    Well that explains it. I tried the g190 in my slash and there was no steering with the stock servo. HOWEVER, if you unplug the steering servo from the gyro and plug it back in, WHILE the vehicle is...
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    I tried the taildevils with my stampede driving...

    I tried the taildevils with my stampede driving in a parking lot. The results will be AWESOME! :)

    Just remember, there is plenty of flint material beyond the plastic but it won't wear down as...
  5. Very nice. There just aren't enough landing ramp...

    Very nice. There just aren't enough landing ramp jumps in RC. Too many vids are "watch me crash this 10 times in an attempt to stick it"

    And some just videos feel like the equivalent of throwing...
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    I wonder if anyone has attempted to assist with...

    I wonder if anyone has attempted to assist with high speed aerodynamic issues.
    I'm not looking to break speed records but it would be nice to keep the nose down and not blow over. The top of my...
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    Maybe not in short course but check this out. ...

    Maybe not in short course but check this out.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJKLfRvLlms&feature=related
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    Does anyone have this expansion kit yet? Is it...

    Does anyone have this expansion kit yet? Is it safe to assume that once you install it your committed to larger battery backs? Or can you still use your flatter packs? From the pics it looks like...
  9. Thread: Lipo charger.

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    What you say it doesn't want to charge, what...

    What you say it doesn't want to charge, what happens?

    The specs from Tower
    SPECS: AC Input: 110V AC 60Hz
    DC Input: 11-15V DC, built-in lead with alligator clips
    Battery...
  10. Thread: Lipo charger.

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    +1 as well. Easy to use, built in balancer and...

    +1 as well. Easy to use, built in balancer and power supply.
  11. Part of your boost is the higher capacity battery...

    Part of your boost is the higher capacity battery which has less of a voltage drop under load. A 6 cell 3000mah pack vs a 6 cell 4600mah will yield a noticeable difference.
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    What I've learned so far after years in the...

    What I've learned so far after years in the hobby. For the pinion, invest $5-10 on a good hardened steel ground hex driver. Not those little allen keys but a quality tool. This way you can tighten...
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    My LHS loves me. Between 3 slash's 2 rear...

    My LHS loves me.

    Between 3 slash's

    2 rear axle carriers

    1 transmission case due to sheered suspension pin mounts

    1 rear rim due to stripped drive hex
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    I've taken a flat blade screwdriver and pushed...

    I've taken a flat blade screwdriver and pushed from the outside toward the housing for the wire. It does appear that the only thing that keeps it in is an indent in the plastic for the spokes on the...
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    I've done it before but I can predict it nearly...

    I've done it before but I can predict it nearly every time.

    1. I have my slipper tight that particular day. Usually because I want to do wheelies.

    2. One rear tire lifts up in a tight turn...
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    Do they sell devices that will record wattage or...

    Do they sell devices that will record wattage or amperage via some type of in line meter?

    It has me insanely curious :)

    I understand different battery weight would cause more strain but I'm...
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    Brushless motor Heat, Amps, Volts, Watts

    Is the heat of the motor directly related to Watts. Or is it more Amps? Example.

    7.4v geared to pull 60 amps, 444 watts.
    11.1v geared to pull 40 amps, 444 watts.


    Could one expect the same...
  18. Thread: Rpm News!

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    I miss the days they offered products in white...

    I miss the days they offered products in white so you can dye them however you wanted. I loved purple with purple alloy screw sets.
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    I am a fan of the truerc lipo packs. My LHS...

    I am a fan of the truerc lipo packs. My LHS carries them and so far they've been great for the price.

    7.4v 6400mah 15c pack, $88

    Run in my slash with 23/86 gearing for what seems like 45min...
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    The caps have a larger hole then the original...

    The caps have a larger hole then the original hardware. How to you mount them to the shock tower? I have some evader shocks laying around for an older RC but not sure how to mount them.
  21. A good 6 cell pack like an EP or Ener-G 4600mah...

    A good 6 cell pack like an EP or Ener-G 4600mah pack is still fast and fun. Slower then 7 cell and a LITTLE slower then 7.4v lipo. Lower capacity 6 cells won't be able to deliver the amps so would...
  22. I did kick myself. I have a 7 cell ep4600 pack...

    I did kick myself. I have a 7 cell ep4600 pack from boom boom batteries and a 7 cell trinity ep4600 pack. From what I've read these are THE batteries to choose. I prefer my 6400mah true rc 7.4v...
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    I have a set off an old duratrax evader. The top...

    I have a set off an old duratrax evader. The top mount is too large a hole though. What hardware did you use to mount them?
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    Yes, the VXL esc solves the LVC issue nicely :)...

    Yes, the VXL esc solves the LVC issue nicely :) and works with brushed motors. Problem for me is that is isn't waterproof.

    I'm kind of hoping someone sees this post that has used the Novak with...
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    Most would say use the Novak but I've also heard...

    Most would say use the Novak but I've also heard mention that the novak doesn't work well for the Traxxas vehicles. I don't know if this is a radio system issue or an ESC issue. No one seems to be...
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