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    After reading so many stories and seeing pics of...

    After reading so many stories and seeing pics of fried/smoked ESC's, along with all the programming issues, glitching, overheating, LVC issues, faulty caps, etc., .... I miss the old days when all we...
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    The boss over at Castle in another forum says...

    The boss over at Castle in another forum says they will be doing warranty replacements with the current MMMs until they run out, then they will only be replacing with MM2 WP..... so I would imagine...
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    If I was TRX ...which I'm not... lol.... I would...

    If I was TRX ...which I'm not... lol.... I would gear all the models LOW, and state in the manual that it is geared low and slower for new users, and to reduce heat. Include a medium pionion and...
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    Running on grass is REALLY hard on the...

    Running on grass is REALLY hard on the electronics. Drop your pinion gear by a few teeth, and go easy on punching the throttle in the grass. Try to get onto some pavement and let it zip around to...
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    It would be nice to see Traxxas address the issue...

    It would be nice to see Traxxas address the issue ! The page on Nickel cells care does indeed say drive your vehicle until it won't move any more. That goes against what pretty much the entire...
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    It would be unrealistic for Traxxas to warranty a...

    It would be unrealistic for Traxxas to warranty a battery product that was acquired "used"... they have zero control of what condition those batts were in. I believe they would have replaced them if...
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    Check out the BigSquidRC site they have done a...

    Check out the BigSquidRC site they have done a few LiPo shootouts.... so far the results have been the most expensive packs often do perform better, but each test also shows a low to mid priced pack...
  8. To answer your original question... no you would...

    To answer your original question... no you would not realistically be able to starve the fire of O2. I think you are referencing the super high temp fires invovlving combustible metals, where when...
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    You might consider the new Traxxas dual pack...

    You might consider the new Traxxas dual pack AC/DC charger, it's less expensive than the Duratrax and you can get forum support right in here. I was going to get that Duratrax 245 also, but now I...
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    Direct link to Traxxas fit page for BEREVO : ...

    Direct link to Traxxas fit page for BEREVO :

    http://traxxas.com/products/models/electric/5608erevobrushless-batteries
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    Jakey is to NiMH's and LiPO as...

    Jakey is to NiMH's and LiPO as Suicideneil/ArmyOfDarkness is to Emaxx FAQ......

    Bottom line -
    NiCD's - can be discharged completely and are very low maintenance.
    NiMH's - should never be...
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    You sound so confident, what do you think you...

    You sound so confident, what do you think you are..... a mechanical engineer, a professional battery matcher/builder of NiMH packs made with Ener-G 4600's, later changed to LiPo's, with a great...
  13. Wow, how many pots of coffee did you drink ? !

    Wow, how many pots of coffee did you drink ? !
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    A nice benefit of running the MMM/2200 set up, is...

    A nice benefit of running the MMM/2200 set up, is that's what Traxxas chose to put in it ! And any tech questions can be answered by the large number of people that either upgraded to the Castle, or...
  15. Wow haven't seen GP3300's in a while ! Those...

    Wow haven't seen GP3300's in a while ! Those used to be the gold standard in NiMH's..
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    That's a great idea Brian, add a gyro to keep it...

    That's a great idea Brian, add a gyro to keep it form getting wildly out of control, maybe it could function like a panic button? If they make drifter gyro's and plane and helo gyro's I would think...
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    Yep I've got the same one, back in the early 90's...

    Yep I've got the same one, back in the early 90's when Traxxas actually sold kits AND RTR. The RTR was only like 50 bucks more as I recall, certainly worth it in my book. If any of you need my old...
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    I'm not complaining I'm glad TRX is finally...

    I'm not complaining I'm glad TRX is finally selling and supporting their own charger. But I also randomly made these observations !
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  19. Didn't STRC make a metal chasis, rally conversion...

    Didn't STRC make a metal chasis, rally conversion sort of thing for the Slash 4x4 ? That sounds like a much better TRX vehicle to make a speed attempt than a Rusty. I remember when a bunch of guys...
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    Maybe get a Revo to enjoy the Nitro experience,...

    Maybe get a Revo to enjoy the Nitro experience, and also a multi national winning race truck. Can be set up for monster bashing or racing. Also has tons of aftermarket parts. Get the Tekno BL...
  21. Thread: disapointed

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    Seems like a mechanical brake system would be...

    Seems like a mechanical brake system would be great, hitting the electronic brakes at high speeds is gonna be hard on batts and motor and ESC.
    One thing we can easily see coming now, since TRX has...
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    You could add the 2 speed option to the E-Maxx to...

    You could add the 2 speed option to the E-Maxx to get crawler speeds like the Summit, and crawler tires. Then you can have 1 truck that bashes very well, and in low gear with proper tires can crawl...
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    The new Novak 550 Diablo ESC is advertised as...

    The new Novak 550 Diablo ESC is advertised as "Water-resistant case with protective silicone gasketed seal to help keep out the elements"
  24. I would still be interested in Nitro if they came...

    I would still be interested in Nitro if they came up with a 4 stroke, which would give it that cool sound vs the uber high rpm's of regular 2 stroke. I can't believe that the Nitro world has hardly...
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    Yes I too thought that Slow would be wetting...

    Yes I too thought that Slow would be wetting himself ! You must be sad that it's not called the 4Tech though....
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