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    It has been working really well for me on a track...

    It has been working really well for me on a track (vid in Video sticky.) It's not a real grippy track though. Other than that I still haven't run on anything I'd consider grippy...just snow, ice,...
  2. Whoa! LOL - meant to post that in the "Newbie...

    Whoa! LOL - meant to post that in the "Newbie Question" thread...sorry 'bout that! :)
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    Posted the in the wrong thread this AM...take...

    Posted the in the wrong thread this AM...take two!

    One of our Hobbytown guys does Park District RC classes for little ones...he showed me the trick of giving the little ones some throttle trim so...
  4. One of our Hobbytown guys does Park District RC...

    One of our Hobbytown guys does Park District RC classes for little ones...he showed me the trick of giving the little ones some throttle trim so the truck rolls forward. All they have to worry about...
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    I wish I could get my 5yo a Slash 4x4 VXL, but...

    I wish I could get my 5yo a Slash 4x4 VXL, but even on a stock pack with training mode on, I felt it was a bit much. I got him a Losi 1/24 sct for now. A local Hobbytown is running races on the...
  6. Genius popsicle stick idea! I'm definitely doing...

    Genius popsicle stick idea! I'm definitely doing that next time around...I had several incidents where I had to cut some back that slipped slightly over the line.
  7. If you look in the videos section, my last video...

    If you look in the videos section, my last video shows my Pede 4x4 repeatedly clearing a triple. That was on a lightweight 2S, and I was doing it easily from almost any approach, or practically no...
  8. I also used a 200+ watt Weller and rattshack...

    I also used a 200+ watt Weller and rattshack solder...had a friend hold the iron steady so I could bring the wire and solder in for tinning (hand holding the battery wire...it got real hot but never...
  9. Sticky: Trackside angle...

    I didn't know that this was filmed too...trackside angle giving a better idea of how well the Stampede was handling its track experience. I threw in a nice cartwheel-into-wall in the last 10...
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    Piggyback shocks and remote reservoir shocks have...

    Piggyback shocks and remote reservoir shocks have compartments to hold extra oil. In full scale they can keep the temps down for more consistant dampening - I run Moton Motorsport remotes on some...
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    Marketing would have their work cut out for them...

    Marketing would have their work cut out for them if they make a 'tweener truck. Neither "Stash" nor "Slampede" sound very appropriate...
  12. Sticky: Stampede 4x4 at the track

    Took the 'Pede 4x4 to a track at a nearby Hobbytown. It really held its own against the SCT's. Ran it for over 3 hours today, 2 screws backed out, no breaks. If you get audio, that -SO- isn't my...
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    Sure thing, Brentm3! :P I just measured my spare...

    Sure thing, Brentm3! :P I just measured my spare Pede 4x4 chassis battery tray at 143.5mm long. A 148mm pack ain't gonna fit well...
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    I'm in a bit of a hurry right now and can't...

    I'm in a bit of a hurry right now and can't double check, but I think that Blue you linked to is too long...it says 148mm on the spec sheet, if I remember right the Pede tray is around 145mm max?...
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    I would positively buy/make a Traxxas adapter for...

    I would positively buy/make a Traxxas adapter for your charger. You do -not- want to short a Lipo by accidently bumping those banana clips together...
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    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa176/brentm3_p...

    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa176/brentm3_photos/IMAG0716-1.jpg

    Hey Zero, check this out! I got myself a 490 amp pack, wait 'till I get this thing to the track, my stock Velineon will...
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    Soldering that connector can be a real pain, btw....

    Soldering that connector can be a real pain, btw. If you're not familiar with the technique, watch a few youtubes on it first. I soldered some ******* batteries where the wire was so thick, it had...
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    Dude, that is rediculous...I love it!

    Dude, that is rediculous...I love it!
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    I have a Thunder AC6 and really like it...but as...

    I have a Thunder AC6 and really like it...but as Bob's math shows, you're never going to break any records when it comes to charge times. If you're heading to a track and you need to keep topping...
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    oooh no...My packs always go 3.4 on my VXL-3s,...

    oooh no...My packs always go 3.4 on my VXL-3s, which is considered safe. I kinda left that part out, eh? ;) I edited my post to reflect that...
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    I just bought 2 of the ebay alarms...my VXL-3s'...

    I just bought 2 of the ebay alarms...my VXL-3s' LVC has always worked fine (edit: meaning down to 3.4 volts) with my battery. A buddy of mine has 3 different VXL-3s and they all cut off at 3.7 with...
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    The results are in on the 1.5 degree rear toe...

    The results are in on the 1.5 degree rear toe redux - *epic* win!

    I finally got the Pede out on the surface that has been causing the most trouble, and it goes straight as an arrow now. I can...
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    I use whatever cheapo bits I can find at home...

    I use whatever cheapo bits I can find at home depot (they currently have a $9 Husky set that has the two bits) with a $20 battery operated bit driver.

    Obviously you have to be extremely careful,...
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    The guy at Traxxas implied that if they're...

    The guy at Traxxas implied that if they're labeled, they have toe built in. Can you take an overhead pic like I did so I can see your setup? We don't live very far apart...you been to the Lake in...
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    Are your carriers the ones with the 1.5 degrees...

    Are your carriers the ones with the 1.5 degrees built in (they're labeled L and R) or are they 0 degree alum carriers?

    I like your diff fluid idea too...I'm just relating this to full scale racing...
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