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    Sorry to hear that man, I've had the opposite...

    Sorry to hear that man, I've had the opposite support from traxxas. Been really good to me. Don't know why they wouldn't help you out as well. They have replaced 4 of the 6 that failed on me but I...
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    Hardly think failure at 4-5 batts is normal...lol...

    Hardly think failure at 4-5 batts is normal...lol but ok..traxxas will fix it in time I'm sure, as this is a very nice quad and very popular for such a short release time. Even with 6 motors...
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    Don't know about the whole impact landing ruining...

    Don't know about the whole impact landing ruining motors as I catch mine in air and no crashes an on #6 motor. I seem to get an average of 5 batteries +\- before I get a failure. Traxxas has been...
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    Motors seem to be the one and only real problem...

    Motors seem to be the one and only real problem with this quad. I'm 6 motors down in less than 20 flights. Granted traxxas replaced 4 of them with a big wait time in between because of low stock....
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    Bought mine end of November sometime. 4 motors...

    Bought mine end of November sometime. 4 motors lost in 9 flights. Hope it was just a first batch issue.
  6. Thread: motor stopped

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    Mark twain was only place I found in stock as...

    Mark twain was only place I found in stock as well. Other than ebay.
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    Just received 2 motors Friday. No extra shaft...

    Just received 2 motors Friday. No extra shaft that was promised. No big deal as I allready had extra parts that I bought. But after 3 more packs, the other 2 failed. So emailed traxxas. We will see...
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    From what I am experiencing the motors will only...

    From what I am experiencing the motors will only work as good as your weakest motor to some degree. Correct me if this is not suppose to happen. Thanks
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    I too have had 4 motor go bad in less than 10...

    I too have had 4 motor go bad in less than 10 batteries. 2 after 6 flights and 2 after 9 flights. No crashes or debris or bent shafts. Traxxas replaced 2 and it took like three weeks to get but then...
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    Well they said they would send them to me, but...

    Well they said they would send them to me, but got tired of waiting so bought some from ebay. As this seems to be a common fail point on these alias's for some people, so good Idia to have extras on...
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    Mine was indoors as -20 outside checked voltage...

    Mine was indoors as -20 outside checked voltage after it hit lvd and won't fly no more. Imeadiatly check battery an always at 3.8-3.82 never lower. I understand this is just resting voltage. It's...
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    You would think traxxas "IS" the stock...lol...

    You would think traxxas "IS" the stock...lol allready ordered extra parts from ebay, so I should get my replacement motors from somewhere soon anyway. Thanks
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    Mine always read 3.82 or slightly more

    Mine always read 3.82 or slightly more
  14. Thread: motor stopped

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    Seem to be a reoccurring thing for alot of...

    Seem to be a reoccurring thing for alot of people. I lost 2 in 6 batteries. No crashes just hovering, no hair,string,or bent shafts or gears, just 2 motors that won't run even tried powering of own...
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    How long for traxxas replacement parts?

    I had my alias about a week when 2 motors went bad. Called traxxas and they said they would sent out 2 motors (1 a and 1 b) pus extra shaft and its been 1 week and 2 days and nothing yet. Don't know...
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    Ok. Thought alittle more and brings up another...

    Ok. Thought alittle more and brings up another question. The alias pulls more than 2 amps? From a battery that is only a .65 amp? Won't that alone be bad on battery? Always Ben told to have a battery...
  17. Thread: dead motor

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    You won't be disappointed

    You won't be disappointed
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    Look forward to that. Love this little quad. And...

    Look forward to that. Love this little quad. And no one out their can beat traxxas support. TOP NOTCH!!
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    Didn't realize it drew that much power being so...

    Didn't realize it drew that much power being so small. So I take it that the detection is under load like 3.4 then? That makes sense. Guess I should think a little more into it. I was just measuring...
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    Lvd at 3.8v why?????

    Mine shuts down at 3.8v and the battery is under 10 bucks. All my other models with $200+ batteries are set at 3.2 or 3.4 with no problems and still going strong 3+ years later. 3.8v is playing it...
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    Would like to know myself. Maybe for programing...

    Would like to know myself. Maybe for programing esc and such. Would like to have more control over the lvd. Don't like the fact it shuts down at 3.8v I prefer 3.2 or 3.4 like my other models.
  22. Thread: dead motor

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    I do believe it was E-Maxxdude is the one I...

    I do believe it was E-Maxxdude is the one I talked to on the phone. Verry helpful in what to watch out For in the future such as checking shafts and such before each flight. I called on Friday. Will...
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    I had registered mine and had for 1 week 6 easy...

    I had registered mine and had for 1 week 6 easy flights no crashes or bent shafts. Tested motors outside model and two were bad. Can't find cause and took it completely apart looking for bad shafts...
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