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    Soldering station

    Hey guys so I have finally decided to purchase my own soldering station. Doing some browsing on the net I see that i have quite a few options.. it made me really curious what all you guys are using....
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    traxxas heatsink

    Hey guys quick question for ya. Bought a traxxas heatsink for my velinion 380 motor in the Merv. I just popped it on without the thermal paste and I could tell a little difference with cooling. Is...
  3. Thread: Tires..

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    Those tires look awesome. Do they hook up pretty...

    Those tires look awesome. Do they hook up pretty well on pavement? I'm in the market for some on road tires for my Merv. Curious what you think about them!
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    +1 on lubeing the fan. About 2 months after I...

    +1 on lubeing the fan. About 2 months after I bought mine It started making terrible noises. Only during start up of the charge cycle. One or two drops of oil on the fan shaft and it runs smoother...
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    Any decent hobby shop will have it. Or you could...

    Any decent hobby shop will have it. Or you could go online if you prefer. Might as well get you some Rc motor oil while your at it to relube the bearings. They will most likely be bone dry after...
  6. How weird! My best guess would be the ESC is...

    How weird! My best guess would be the ESC is plugged into the second steering channel of the receiver. I did that once. Caught it before I powered it up though so not positive.
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    Unfortunately sand gets everywhere! Get yourself...

    Unfortunately sand gets everywhere! Get yourself some electric motor cleaner and hose the motor out.guarantee theres at least some sand in there.couldent tell you for sure that's your noise your...
  8. Thread: Esc problems

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    Awesome! glad to hear it worked out for you!...

    Awesome! glad to hear it worked out for you! Wd-40 is like liquid gold in a can lol.
  9. Thread: merv knuckles

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    Well shoot.. sounds like I should of put that...

    Well shoot.. sounds like I should of put that money I spent on rpms knuckles somewhere else.. oh well might as well run em and see what happends. Thanks for your input everyone. Now I get to try and...
  10. Thread: Esc problems

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    Mabey a small drop of wd-40? I wouldent think it...

    Mabey a small drop of wd-40? I wouldent think it would hurt. Other then attracting more dirt I suppose..
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    Very strange! My best guess would possibly be a...

    Very strange! My best guess would possibly be a sticky power button or she's got internal issues.
  12. Thread: merv knuckles

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    No worrys photon I should of been more clear from...

    No worrys photon I should of been more clear from the start.

    Hey jimbo just curious have you personally owned Merv rpm knuckles? If so how long did they last before they got sloppy on you? I have...
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    +1 on the sidewinder 3 paired with the velineon...

    +1 on the sidewinder 3 paired with the velineon 380. Runs very cool. Only trouble I had was the brakes are insane on the sv3 out the box. If you go castle pick up a castle link USB cord lol!
  14. Thread: merv knuckles

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    Hey guys I ended up with a dynamite .050 driver....

    Hey guys I ended up with a dynamite .050 driver. Found it at my lhs. I was lucky they sold them individually. Cost me 8 bucks or so with handle and bit. Are these knuckels that bad? I have always...
  15. Thread: merv knuckles

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    merv knuckles

    Hello everyone I'm gonna tread lightly so hopefully you all understand what I'm talking about. I bought some aftermarket knuckles today at my local hobby shop. The ones notorious for the bearing...
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    Thanks for the advice. Had pretty good luck with...

    Thanks for the advice. Had pretty good luck with a piece of wood and a hammer. They are Not perfect but I'm definitely gonna run them! Do you think suspension alignment has anything to do with it?...
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    I should probably add the stripping of the one...

    I should probably add the stripping of the one gear was purely my fault. The steering end points on the new servo were alot different then the 2080. Causing mine to over rotate and bind up real bad....
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    My opinion for what's its worth the 5085. Been...

    My opinion for what's its worth the 5085. Been happy with mine. Although I did find a way yo strip the one plastic gear they have in them.cheap fix though. I had the electronics short in my 2080 and...
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    That's good to hear! I'm gonna take a crack at...

    That's good to hear! I'm gonna take a crack at straightening them tonight! You guys think a vice without the knurled jaws? Or a good ol hammer and flat surface? And yea Jimmie I do have rpm arms all...
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    thankyou everyone for your input! i did think...

    thankyou everyone for your input! i did think about contacting traxxas but i dont really wanna be that person bugging them to warrenty a normal wear item that was most likely my fault lol. being it...
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    traxxas 7151x cvds

    Hello everyone! first time poster here lol. been addicted to this forum for awile now and always found the answers i needed. this time im a little stumped. like the title says i purchased the traxxas...
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