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  1. Just FYI here. What the retailer was probably...

    Just FYI here. What the retailer was probably referring to is 'cogging' at very low speed and/or when first taking off from dead start slowly. That IS completely normal for this car. Uncensored BL...
  2. Thread: How High

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    I never *intentionally* jump mine at all, but...

    I never *intentionally* jump mine at all, but I've had a nice curb and/or driveway entrance send it up a good 4 or 5 feet at least a couple of times :o
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    No, you can't just plug it into ch. 3 on the RX...

    No, you can't just plug it into ch. 3 on the RX and expect it to work like a switch.

    To do what you want, you will either have to plug a servo into ch. 3, then rig up a mechanical micro swith to...
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    Yes, those are the tires I use. I run them on...

    Yes, those are the tires I use. I run them on these wheels: http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&W=001272582&I=LXJDH6&P=K
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    +1 - aluminum tranny made all the difference for...

    +1 - aluminum tranny made all the difference for me.

    I toasted one rotor when it hit 250+ with the plastic tranny one day. I was shocked when I measured it, because the previous reading was only...
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    There is no right or wrong answer. Your power...

    There is no right or wrong answer. Your power system is ultimately dictated by the environment you operate in.

    For me, I'm only interested in short, fast runs across a parking lot to see how fast...
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    LOL - I'm currently geared 33/76 :fear: And...

    LOL - I'm currently geared 33/76 :fear:

    And I have a 35 pinion coming soon :eek:

    but yeah, only for short speed runs for sure...

    I would like to try a set of foams sometime...
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    Cut the foot out of a pair of panty-hose, and put...

    Cut the foot out of a pair of panty-hose, and put a tennis ball down into it (the foot portion)

    Tie the foot of the panty-hose with the ball in it to the line on a fishing rod/reel.

    If you flip...
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    For the price, the Titan will be awesome if it's...

    For the price, the Titan will be awesome if it's as good as it looks (and I bet it will be)

    I was thinking about converting one of my old .21 tunnels or hydros to BL, but after seeing this, it...
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    Yeah, I'm running the Ofna belted tires now, and...

    Yeah, I'm running the Ofna belted tires now, and I really like them a lot. They don't balloon at all, have good traction, and also seem to last a pretty long time even with considerable abuse. They...
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    Is there any place that sells the GRP tires...

    Is there any place that sells the GRP tires unmounted, or at least mounted on different wheels?
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    I have been running mine exclusively on 3s since...

    I have been running mine exclusively on 3s since about week #2, and have never broken anything due to the power.

    Of course, running into stuff at 60+ mph has caused lots of breakage, so I guess...
  13. Thread: help

    by ctvxl
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    Sounds like either a faulty RX, or interference...

    Sounds like either a faulty RX, or interference as others have said.

    Try taking it to a totally different area such as other side of town, etc. If the problem goes away, you know for sure it's...
  14. I had something similar happen to me a while...

    I had something similar happen to me a while back. The pin got stuck in the arm mount, and there was no way it was coming out. I tried everything, but it was stuck good.

    Luckily, I have a newera...
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    HAHA! :lol: Jay 313, this is a sometimes...

    HAHA! :lol: Jay 313, this is a sometimes controversial topic regarding engine vs. motor. The fact is that technically, these two terms are nearly always interchangeable. However, certain groups...
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    A heatsink can be effective on a brushed motor,...

    A heatsink can be effective on a brushed motor, but if the gearing is too far off, it won't be enough.
  17. Thread: Wheelie BAR

    by ctvxl
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    I have gone back and forth between a swami and...

    I have gone back and forth between a swami and traxxas a few times. I am now running the traxxas with some perfect airplane wheels, and this seems to be the best combination for me so far.

    I have...
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    Setting gear mesh is like a snowflake. No two...

    Setting gear mesh is like a snowflake. No two people do it exactly the same way it seems :)

    Personally, I have ALWAYS used paper. I've been doing it for at least 25 years, and have had great...
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    Sorry, I messed up the embedding on the previous...

    Sorry, I messed up the embedding on the previous post:


    <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/THJ5uMNqIBI&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1"></param><param...
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    That looks like a pretty good deal, but this...

    That looks like a pretty good deal, but this might be even better for you:

    http://www.traxxas.com/v2/powerup/part/?id=15
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    Update

    I got a Garmin hand held GPS the other day, so now I can do some speed runs.

    I don't have any specific speed goal in mind. Just want to experiment with different setups to see what I can squeeze...
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    When I was a child, It was taught to me like...

    When I was a child, It was taught to me like this:

    Big gears turn small gears fast.
    Small gears turn big gears slow.
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    I agree with Dad. It could be the rotor. ...

    I agree with Dad. It could be the rotor. Luckily, if you have another vxl motor, you can take the rotor out of that, and put it in the problem motor can to see if the problem stays with the can or...
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    With 31/76 on pavement running a 3s 5250mah lipo,...

    With 31/76 on pavement running a 3s 5250mah lipo, with Ofna belted street tires which are almost exactly the same diameter as 2.8 anacondas, my motor will not go above about 165F at all.

    My ESC,...
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    Does your charger display how much current (amps)...

    Does your charger display how much current (amps) is flowing while charging? If so, how low does it go before it cuts off?

    The reason I ask is because some lipo chargers will not declare the...
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