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  1. The 3rd batch in May was supposedly their last...

    The 3rd batch in May was supposedly their last final batch... we'll see.
  2. Thread: Please help

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    go to your LHS or model shop, they should have a...

    go to your LHS or model shop, they should have a K&S rack of aly & brass tubing

    find one that is the correct size for tight fit between the hole & the shaft;
    they usually would be metric not std...
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    check your battery pack's total voltage often...

    check your battery pack's total voltage

    often brandnew packs have 1 or more cells that are lazy and need to be
    woken up with a few proper cycles before they perform like they should.

    the...
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    Hudy convert here... my oldest handles are...

    Hudy convert here... my oldest handles are getting on about 10y old.

    Have broken the 1.5mm & 050" tips doing stupid things but the hex edges
    are all sharp like new; Hudy springsteel is amazing...
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    naptha = coleman (camping) gas = shellite =...

    naptha = coleman (camping) gas = shellite = petroleum spirit

    yeah it dissolves silicone fluids, easy to flush it out

    be careful as it can swell some rubber seals

    i also use motorspray to...
  6. Thread: seized bearing

    by Tamiya
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    depending on the location/application, i...

    depending on the location/application, i sometimes run my ballbearings dry

    BBs "roll" on the races, the only point of friction is if the balls touch their cage

    As for using thick grease as a...
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    kinda funny it was impossible to buy 'outright'...

    kinda funny it was impossible to buy 'outright' in USA but available in Canada

    here in Oz... in 2009 we got the 3GS 'early' and there were queues of buyers getting them for reexport to the US

    ...
  8. Thread: slash or blitz?

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    buy BOTH, take all the electronics including...

    buy BOTH, take all the electronics including Titan 12T outta the TRX and install in Blitz chassis

    = best RTR "stock/spec" racer you can get


    dun ask how i know...
  9. Thread: Went to the LHS

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    what batch is your PE? the May lot after Ultimate...

    what batch is your PE? the May lot after Ultimate was announced?
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    Slaydaddy races at different tracks not just...

    Slaydaddy races at different tracks not just Norcal.

    Steve also tunes other SCTs apart from the s4X4 so he'll have a better nose
    what a 'good' setup feels like across several different trucks,...
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    i shoegoo'd my painted wing onto the stumps...

    i shoegoo'd my painted wing onto the stumps before drilling & using the 4 screws

    yeah proline has always supplied the same blue screws & nylon nuts since
    time immemorial; 10+ yrs easy

    however...
  12. i use a light machine oil... eg Trinity Royal or...

    i use a light machine oil... eg Trinity Royal or Singer sewingmachine oil

    RPM bearing blaster is for cleaning the bearing; usually not worth
    using that for motor bearings (as taking them out...
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    plenty of room on the flattened spurgear shaft...

    plenty of room on the flattened spurgear shaft for the rear spline to move forwards

    when i had the 6888 i superglued the shaft to the plastic front splines for full contact

    swapped to 6888x...
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    same! been on queue for first batch, got it...

    same! been on queue for first batch, got it finally only few wks ago

    http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s232/kopi-0_bucket/melbRC/DSC02384-640.jpg

    instead of buying multiples i only got 1 with...
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    lipos are fine wetted with clean water... but...

    lipos are fine wetted with clean water... but salty water will corrode their aluminium bagging & connecting tags if not rinsed off quickly; salt water will also conduct current which can drain the...
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    don't think so don't think the rears line up...

    don't think so

    don't think the rears line up too well either
  17. the plastics probably softened with use :D use...

    the plastics probably softened with use :D

    use their flexibility to our advantage!!
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    no offence to Jangster but he likes to drive SLOW...

    no offence to Jangster but he likes to drive SLOW and crawl over rough tracks

    Slaydaddy likes to go FAST and laydown the fastest laptimes he can

    ... which is your poison of choice? :)
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    sometimes they steam up even if you've not hit...

    sometimes they steam up even if you've not hit any water... that's a sign of gassing/venting from the cells

    that's usually not a good sign as they are losing electrolyte
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    first i've read that novak page... :) ...have...

    first i've read that novak page... :) ...have used motorspray to clean all my Novak motors

    gee whiz, its nearly 10yrs since the SS5800 came out!!!
  21. if you want IFS in a 4WD Slash... go buy a Mini...

    if you want IFS in a 4WD Slash... go buy a Mini Slash VXL :D
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    been there, done that (or at least tried to) :( ...

    been there, done that (or at least tried to) :(

    In one attempt, local parcel took 2 wks to arrive instead of 2 days
    by which time my contact had long arrived back in Oz.

    And if you try to...
  23. Thread: Not Impressed

    by Tamiya
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    Quality & Design flaws are not covered by...

    Quality & Design flaws are not covered by warranty.... warranty only covers manufacturing faults.

    If any part was designed or specified wrongly for its intended purpose and
    subsequently suffers...
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    brandnew packs often false-peak, usually need 3-5...

    brandnew packs often false-peak, usually need 3-5 full cycles before they're better behaved

    3000mAh packs can be charged at 3A
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    same could be said of your 1:1 too :P

    same could be said of your 1:1 too :P
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