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    No sweat that U didn't the LVD model, I think...

    No sweat that U didn't the LVD model, I think adj. LVAs R preferable for
    more than one reason anyway, and their certainly cheap enough... But
    whatever U do, don't run the Lipos without some kind...
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    Kind of hard to compare a Summit with anything in...

    Kind of hard to compare a Summit with anything in the real world because there R only a
    couple of dimensions U can use, overall length and wheelbase, its way wider and higher
    than anything out...
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    Sure would be nice if Traxxas could supply an...

    Sure would be nice if Traxxas could supply an optional bolt-on rear wheel steer kit for
    the Summit, otherwise I'm pretty happy with it the way it is...
    Paul R...
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    Guess I didn't make myself clear on what I was...

    Guess I didn't make myself clear on what I was wanting to know, an I'm not sure I can, so we'll just forget it...

    reod12x2, The passport, gives U the charging voltage, charging current, mah input...
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    4 Dynamite 5100 speedpacks here, with a Passport...

    4 Dynamite 5100 speedpacks here, with a Passport ultra charger... Gets me an hours
    easy running, which is about all I do anyway.... I have a ? though, when a battery is
    rated at say 5000 mah,...
  6. Now that U got Urself a good charger, go get...

    Now that U got Urself a good charger, go get Urself some good batteries, the ones
    that come with the Summit leave a lot to be desired, as U will soon see...
    Paul R...
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    U have 2 775s, run 12/68, in low gear and U don't...

    U have 2 775s, run 12/68, in low gear and U don't have enough power ???? Either U want to use
    this thing to pull stumps with, or maybe pull a double-bottom plow maybe... If U don't have
    enough...
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    New use for Ur Summit ??

    This just hit my email inbox this afternoon, no idea whether its something new or not...
    I thought it was pretty funny however, especially since I often chase deer, rabbits, and
    whatever else...
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    Curious Observation

    I have a curious observation to pass on, wonder if anybody else has noticed
    anything like this... I use Nimh batteries in my Summit, have 6 of them that I
    cycle thru, all 5000 mah units... I've...
  10. Thread: cooling?

    by W3NZL
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    No, its not copyrighted or patented, hehe... The...

    No, its not copyrighted or patented, hehe... The way people around here whine about heat, I
    can't believe that nobody else has tried this, or something very similar... There R probably more ...
  11. Thread: cooling?

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    Now lets see if we can get the 2nd pic over here,...

    Now lets see if we can get the 2nd pic over here, think I'll have if I can figure what it
    takes to get more than 1 pic in a post... here's the 2nd pic, hopefully...
    Paul R...
    ...
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    Tnx Jamann, Yeah it kinda looked like that was...

    Tnx Jamann, Yeah it kinda looked like that was the only way to get pics on this forum... All the
    forums I normally deal with will take them directly from Ur computer... I have one model RR site ...
  13. Thread: cooling?

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    Here is something that may interest U, I mounted...

    Here is something that may interest U, I mounted a 3 1/2 inch brushless fan
    in the roof of mine, over the motor an ESC... Blows cool air from the outside
    directly onto the motor an ESC, an its...
  14. Thread: "Brake" question

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    In other words these things work very much like...

    In other words these things work very much like the dymnamic braking systems in modern
    diesel locomotives, I think this is what I'm hearing here, maybe not as sophisticated, but
    the principle...
  15. Thread: "Brake" question

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    Tnx for the info Zanek, confirms what I thought...

    Tnx for the info Zanek, confirms what I thought was the way they probably did that...
    Would U know whether its a variable voltage, current thats applied according to the
    speed its running, or a...
  16. Thread: "Brake" question

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    "Brake" question

    I have a late model Summit which I run as much as time allows... It stays
    in low gear most all the time, so there is not really much need to use the
    "brakes" very often, but I have noticed that...
  17. Thread: Going dewalt

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    First things first, the Summit package, like most...

    First things first, the Summit package, like most packages, has a weak link... In this
    case its the batteries that come with it that need to be replaced immediately, their
    good for about 15...
  18. Thread: Battery ?

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    Battery ?

    I run Nimh batteries in my Summit, namely the Dyna-mite 5100 speed-pacs...
    In reading thru the battery wizard sites like Camlight, an others, the current
    wisdom is to discharge these things from...
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    I have 4 of the Dynamite 5100 paks that rotate...

    I have 4 of the Dynamite 5100 paks that rotate thru my Summit, give me about an hrs run time,
    but I don't run it real hard, an usually not more than 35-40 mins at a time anyway... Batteries ...
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    Battery building supplies

    I have access to some Hi-quality Nimh cells suitable to make up some
    some battery packs for my Summit... I have packaged and successfully
    used them in other applications in the past... My problem...
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    Believe I might have a long, hard look at those...

    Believe I might have a long, hard look at those bullet connectors between the the ESC
    and the motor...
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    As far as good quality Nimh batteries go, U might...

    As far as good quality Nimh batteries go, U might want to look at what KD, Dura-trax, Dynamite RC,
    Team Orion to name a few, have to offer... I've had real good luck with the Dynamite speedpack ...
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    While the stock Summit batteries leave a lot to...

    While the stock Summit batteries leave a lot to be desired, I wouldn't dismiss Nimh batteries
    based on that experience... A good quality set of 5000mah Nimh's will easily give U an hours
    runtime...
  24. I too was disappointed with performance and...

    I too was disappointed with performance and run-time of the stock 3000 mah packs supplied by
    Traxxas... It was suggested that I try a pair of hi-quality 5000 mah Nimh packs before I went
    the Lipo...
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