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    Thanks for the replies...word from...

    Thanks for the replies...word from Duratraxx/Hobbico wasnt exactly helpful.

    Thank you for contacting Product Support.

    If the cells are all the same capacity you should be able to charge the...
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    Battery Help Please!

    Ok, Ive been lurking around for a while, but I think I have assembled something that in theory sounds really good, but has created a whole different problem than it solved. here's the background...
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    Thanks Smasher. That exactly what I was thinking...

    Thanks Smasher. That exactly what I was thinking of doing. I will probably fab up something to attach the ESC mount on the side with the missing screw holes. The biggest benefit is that I can...
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    7 cell flat pack fitment?

    Im going to be buying a new airsoft gun next week. They generally run on 7 cell nimh's. After much discussion with a good friend, he recommends flat packs over hump packs as they fit into the guns...
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    Here's the body Im now thinking of. ...

    Here's the body Im now thinking of.
    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXJMF5&P=SM
    Its 8.75" at the widest point. I mocked up some wheels next to the my truck and measured the...
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    Well, I was certainly going to use different...

    Well, I was certainly going to use different tires/wheels. Either Slash equipment, or something about the same in width. Maybe something like...
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    My big hangup was the width of the chassis at the...

    My big hangup was the width of the chassis at the castor blocks. I thought about making my own a arms, but like I said, they would be so short I could never get driveshafts in there of any length. ...
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    I went and took a long look at the Pede chassis...

    I went and took a long look at the Pede chassis and compared the width to how wide an average body is...in my case my stock Wheely King body. For everything to line up the way I want, the a arms...
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    Well I guess the biggest goal is to get the outer...

    Well I guess the biggest goal is to get the outer edge of the tires as close to the edge of the wheel wells as possible to look as scale as possible. If they stick out a bit, that wont be so bad,...
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    Narrowing a 'Pede?

    Any way to bring the a-arms in on a 'Pede? Im thinking of building a semi scale look 2wd Prerunner truck. It wont look right if the tires are sticking way out. I thought about trying to get a...
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    Well, the servo wouldnt be an issue if you mount...

    Well, the servo wouldnt be an issue if you mount it right on the front axle like alot of crawler guys do, but it certainly doesnt look realistic. What about using driveline parts from a Revo or Maxx?
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    After cutting the holes for the driveshafts, the...

    After cutting the holes for the driveshafts, the next biggest challenge is building mounts for the lower suspension links. Basically, if you look at nearly any solid axle vehicle, it has some sort...
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    'Pede transmissions (with locked differentials)...

    'Pede transmissions (with locked differentials) are commonly used to power hand built rock crawlers. You couldnt really use the 'Pede chassis because there isnt anywhere for the drive shafts to drop...
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    You would have had even more tire options had you...

    You would have had even more tire options had you gone with a 2.2" rim instead of 2.8". I personally prefer the 2.2 for this reason alone. Almost everything comes with a 2.2.
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    Yes...both of mine are 2.2. The Mashers (and the...

    Yes...both of mine are 2.2. The Mashers (and the Masher 2000's) are just as tall as the stock talons, even though they have a smaller rim size. I drive mostly in the dirt. With that I found the...
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    I also agree M2K's are great...even though I dont...

    I also agree M2K's are great...even though I dont actually own them. I do however own the original Proline Mashers. Ive got them mounted on HPI Monster SS rims. I also run Proline Dirt Hawgs...
  17. Sticky: Here's a pic of my 'pede after a run through some...

    Here's a pic of my 'pede after a run through some mud...needs a desperate cleaning. Not many mods on it...just a Trinity Co27 Pro motor, HPI Wheely King wheels and Proline Dirt Hawgs. Im going to...
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    $50? I dont even spend $30 on packs. As long as...

    $50? I dont even spend $30 on packs. As long as they hold a charge, Im good. Running Duratrax Piranha 3000mah 6cell's and Im happy with them. Im not racing and Im not running brushless. The speed...
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    Why do they still sell NiMH? Cost. I know I...

    Why do they still sell NiMH? Cost. I know I cant afford a $100 battery. Let alone the charger and all the trimmings to go with it.
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    If you have already tried without the motor and...

    If you have already tried without the motor and it rolls fine, try a different pinion. If it still binds with a different pinion, I would guess there is something wrong with the spur gear. The fact...
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    I dont know specifically about the newer...

    I dont know specifically about the newer speedgems, but I have an older Speedgems Monster Mash 13t motor. Tons of power. Ive also got an old 27T Midnight II and that also hauls compared to the...
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    Here's a couple good examples of balooning......

    Here's a couple good examples of balooning...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gokbfqfdyws

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEcMgc2D3do
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    Yeah I know huh? Fact was, it was a budget...

    Yeah I know huh? Fact was, it was a budget upgrade for my King Blackfoot and I didnt care that much about it. I say it was run for ten years, thats a stretch...It is over 10 years old, but 8 of...
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    The Komodo and the Chameleon are very...

    The Komodo and the Chameleon are very similar...both 19t, dual ball bearing...
    I would try to pony up the extra cash and get the pro version of either though. They are broken in from the factory and...
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    Dont doubt the power of a 27t race motor. My...

    Dont doubt the power of a 27t race motor. My next motor will be either a Trinity CO27 Pro or Trinity Chameleon Hemi Pro. Both are under $35, rebuildable, and going off Trinity's older motors,...
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