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  1. Truck looks great, the orange really sets it off!...

    Truck looks great, the orange really sets it off! Keep up the great work and please continue to post updates here. I dont post much but I do a lot of looking and reading on here.
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    The Slash is super easy to work on I think. It...

    The Slash is super easy to work on I think. It really sounds to me that it is the spur gear but there also might be so other parts broken in there as well. Allan keys are not easy on the fingers so I...
  3. Thread: Need a new ESC

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    Also if you have not tried this already unhook...

    Also if you have not tried this already unhook the servo from the RX and then try it again. I have seen bad servos make the whole system not work correctly. Just thinking out loud but you never know.
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    You guys that are getting that much out of the...

    You guys that are getting that much out of the stock servo are lucky, I went through 3 stockers in the first year until I finally had had enough and went and picked up a couple of the Turn igy 390's.
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    Just put off on order to make the Digger 4wd and...

    Just put off on order to make the Digger 4wd and a few bling items for the Merv. Strc motor mount and mounting plate. Anyone have any experience with these Strc parts?
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    They are great little bashers. I have 2 of them a...

    They are great little bashers. I have 2 of them a Vxl Merv and a brushed Grave Digger. The Merv is my daughters and the Digger is my sons. They love running them and have beat on them pretty good...
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    I look at it like this, i bought these things to...

    I look at it like this, i bought these things to have fun with and if all I do is worry about breaking them or scratching them I am not having fun. I do take very good care for my toys though, if I...
  8. Thread: Castle SCT V3

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    Yes you will need that or the 540 size mount from...

    Yes you will need that or the 540 size mount from Traxxas witch is cheaper but not as good looking IMO. Look at the 1/16 grave digger or summit and they will have that motor mount on it. I should say...
  9. Thread: 17mm adapters?

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    I have no experience with the strc adapters but I...

    I have no experience with the strc adapters but I have been running the AKA adapters for a long time with out a single problem. Just remember to use a little lock tight on the retainer nut. However I...
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    I did not know that hot racing had come out with...

    I did not know that hot racing had come out with a sealed diff until I saw this post today. I have been looking for a cheaper alternative to the one made by FLM. I already have a full aluminum case...
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    Heat has really not been that big of an issue, I...

    Heat has really not been that big of an issue, I do have a heat sink on the motor and have vented the body a little front and back. I was really just wondering if adding the ceramic bearings might...
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    Vxl 380 bearings?

    I bought my daughter a Merv a couple years ago and and she has enjoyed running it a lot. I have done periodic maintenance and am going to tear it down and and redo it all this winter. I was...
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    I bought my 5yr old daughter a vxl merv and...

    I bought my 5yr old daughter a vxl merv and started her out on training mode and nimh batteries and now she runs it in regular mode on 30c 2s lipo and has a blast. The learn quick and you get to...
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    xrcris- I thought about doing that also, do you...

    xrcris- I thought about doing that also, do you have any pics of where and how you mounted it.
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    @ Jimmie, thanks for the information and yes they...

    @ Jimmie, thanks for the information and yes they do have a good replacement program and customer service but I found a new xl2.5 for the same price as sending this one in so I went ahead and picked...
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    I ran it the Saturday before for about 15 minutes...

    I ran it the Saturday before for about 15 minutes for a test after I got the LVA mounted and hooked up. Sunday, my son ran it for about 2 minutes and the ESC quit responding. So I guess you could say...
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    Heat sink with or with out fan and cut some holes...

    Heat sink with or with out fan and cut some holes in the body front and back to allow air to pass through. You really need a temp gun to measure as the finger method is just not reliable enough IMO....
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    Well as stated by Jimmie Neutron the xl 2.5 is...

    Well as stated by Jimmie Neutron the xl 2.5 is not up to the task of lipo power. About 2 minuets into my son's first run with it, it gave up the ghost. Jimmie told me and as usual I did not listen....
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    I finally received all the parts for me to run...

    I finally received all the parts for me to run lipo in my digger. I have a SPC 2s 30c 2500mah battery, low voltage alarm set at 3.4 volts (is this right?) and a 2s extension cable to hook up the LVA....
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    That looks really good, you did a great job. I...

    That looks really good, you did a great job. I think the clear parts would also look good it they were smoked out some, like they were tinted.
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    I am using a LVA and with a very short run this...

    I am using a LVA and with a very short run this evening it did good ran very strong. A lot better than on nimh batteries. No smoke yet. I guess time will tell. Thanks for the responses.

    Is the...
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    2s Lipo in a Digger?

    Does anybody use lipo in their 1/16 Grave digger? I ordered a LVA and 2s 30c 2500mah battery, will I have any problems using them with the stock XL 2.5 and Traxxas 12t motor?

    Thanks and remember...
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    You can clean your bearings by removing the blue...

    You can clean your bearings by removing the blue rubber shields. Take an exact o knife or the sharp point of a razor blade and put it between the outer metal race and the blue rubber part of the...
  24. SlashDigger, I did calibrate the throttle when I...

    SlashDigger, I did calibrate the throttle when I set it up. I just recently did a couple small up grades to the digger and re-setup the transmitter just to make sure. Everything is working fine I...
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    From what I have read the stock plastic one is...

    From what I have read the stock plastic one is your best bet. I have added the optional bearings to mine and just keep it clean.
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