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    If you run 2s, even in parallel, you're going to...

    If you run 2s, even in parallel, you're going to have more punch than you would with any nimh pack (probably even run in series, except for the first moments when it's straight off the charger)....
  2. Not trying to say that - I'm just pointing out...

    Not trying to say that - I'm just pointing out that electronics are not items that, until recently, were something that manufacturers warrantied at all. This isn't used car sales, go into any...
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    So you're saying jimmie knows better than the...

    So you're saying jimmie knows better than the battery manufacturers and the ruling organizations? :lol:

    I mean, really, how long have most of you been running lipos - a week, a month, a year?...
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    Then run the clear body, and you can see your...

    Then run the clear body, and you can see your handiwork. ;)
  5. Thread: Body posts?

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    I don't understand what that means. How many...

    I don't understand what that means.
    How many battery doors and bodies do you plan on going through before running through a 9-foot strip of velcro? ;)
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    Personally, I don't find any enjoyment in buying...

    Personally, I don't find any enjoyment in buying replacement parts or TIRES. ;)
  7. :thumbup::thumbup:

    :thumbup::thumbup:
  8. Thread: vxl top speed

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    The short wheelbase (coupled with 3s) is what's...

    The short wheelbase (coupled with 3s) is what's making it fishtail. ;)
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    If you have to ask for color suggestions - BARBIE...

    If you have to ask for color suggestions - BARBIE PINK for you! :lol:
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    Best advice on this page. :thumbup: Too often...

    Best advice on this page. :thumbup:

    Too often I see somebody get a new RC, and they're in such a hurry to upgrade it they end up taking it out and breaking it first day out (due to...
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    :thumbup: Yup, no need for 3s.

    :thumbup:
    Yup, no need for 3s.
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    To be totally honest, of any of the scales out...

    To be totally honest, of any of the scales out there - it's been my experience that if there is a place where C-rating are not only overrated but not identifiable it's in the 1/16ths and smaller...
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    Hardpacks will puff the case. And there's a...

    Hardpacks will puff the case.
    And there's a reason every racing organization requires them, and it's not because they're considered "less safe" or because they don't stand a chance of being...
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    After all of THAT and you buy an RTR body = EPIC...

    After all of THAT and you buy an RTR body = EPIC FAIL :wacko:
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    TIRES ......... period, end of story :)

    TIRES ......... period, end of story :)
  16. To be totally honest - it wasn't until recently...

    To be totally honest - it wasn't until recently that RC manufacturers even considered warrantying electronics, so frankly I'd suggest you be happy they'll even consider exchanging it for a new one. ...
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    That's good to hear - I've always tried to be...

    That's good to hear - I've always tried to be "that guy," but it seems that more and more people at the track these days would prefer not helping the new guy. I don't understand it.




    Only if...
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    Actually, you want tires that balloon -- any tire...

    Actually, you want tires that balloon -- any tire that's made of a hard enough rubber compound that won't grow in diameter at high rpms will not be soft enough to give decent traction.
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    No, it's known as NABG = Need A Better Girlfriend...

    No, it's known as NABG = Need A Better Girlfriend :lol:
  20. Thread: Body posts?

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    You can purchase "sticky-back velcro" from a lot...

    You can purchase "sticky-back velcro" from a lot of sources - I tend to get mine from walmart, though I'm sure it can be located in any other bigbox store, and found it in the sewing/crafts section....
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    You can't reasonably file a claim because of...

    You can't reasonably file a claim because of something you did after you received it.

    For the most part, almost all ebay sales of used stuff are marked "in As-IS condition" - meaning you assumed...
  22. Traxxas even SELLS nitros. ;)

    Traxxas even SELLS nitros. ;)
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    1) Stepping up to LiPO is a natural progression....

    1) Stepping up to LiPO is a natural progression.
    2) Stepping up to 3s IS NOT.
    Your truck would already be faster than you're used to just going 2s, and 3s will probably result in it being nothing...
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    Simple = Don't do THAT. ;)

    Simple = Don't do THAT. ;)
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    There's like a ton of threads here already - and...

    There's like a ton of threads here already - and my suggestion is to read through them, all of them, as it's the best way to become knowledgeable about your car and all the goodies available for it....
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