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    As far as Holmes Hobbies and that particular...

    As far as Holmes Hobbies and that particular ESC...I've heard good things about both and have a couple Holmes rock crawler handwound motors myself that I like. But this is from people on a rock...
  2. I don't really have a suggestion on what to get...

    I don't really have a suggestion on what to get but one thing I'm taking into consideration if/when I get another truck is that I want to make sure it will take the same 7-cell stick batteries that...
  3. Nothing to "brag" about as these are pretty...

    Nothing to "brag" about as these are pretty standard upgrades but here is my modification list and pictures.

    Upgrades:
    * RPM Front Bumper Mount.
    * RPM Rear Bumper Mount.
    * RPM D.N.F. Blue Dirty...
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    Good deal, I don't feel like I got hosed with the...

    Good deal, I don't feel like I got hosed with the 2244 anymore. lol
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    I bought my Summit 2-3 months ago from Tower...

    I bought my Summit 2-3 months ago from Tower Hobbies and it has the multi-function knob but doesn't say "Traxxas Link" on it like my Mini E-Revo VXL's radio or my buddy's new brushed E-Maxx's radio...
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    This combo has been done time and time again...

    This combo has been done time and time again (along with the Rock Crushers which aren't much smaller) so I should be fine. I'm also running stock ESC, Motor and NiMH batteries. It's also not a real...
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    Like cubsfan2010 said, this is a common problem...

    Like cubsfan2010 said, this is a common problem if the ESC gets wet.

    Thread on reverse problems when ESC gets wet.
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    There's quite a few threads here on different...

    There's quite a few threads here on different tires and wheels for the Summit. Take a look through the Summit gallery (stickied thread at the top of the Summit Forum) too as there are a lot of...
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    I would really like to try LiPo but this is the...

    I would really like to try LiPo but this is the type of thing I'm worried about...especially since I now live in an apartment building so it's not just my own life or belongings at risk.

    Glad to...
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    This^ and weight distribution/lighter weight. ...

    This^ and weight distribution/lighter weight.

    I'm able to control the truck much better by varying the throttle through and after jumps. However, I'm not doing really large jumps either (jumping...
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    I don't mind this "issue" so much if I know it's...

    I don't mind this "issue" so much if I know it's not just me. :D

    Definitely putting the shower cap on my list of things to get so I don't forget...again.
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    I'll definitely take any advice, that's why we're...

    I'll definitely take any advice, that's why we're here. :)

    That was my thought when I built the chains for my Summit; I've just seen other people run shorter cross-chains and I wondered if it was...
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    I haven't had any trouble yet with the zip tie...

    I haven't had any trouble yet with the zip tie method. I know it's not the prettiest but it has worked so far. I'm not against the quick-release clips that other folks have mentioned. I just...
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    The same thing happens to me. I tried re-binding...

    The same thing happens to me. I tried re-binding my tx and rx. I kind of gave up but maybe if I get bored I'll mess with it again...

    I keep forgetting to pick up a shower cap for it when I'm at...
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    Sticky: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v284/ASOmega-Tro...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v284/ASOmega-TronSS/RC%20Cars/640x480%20RC/IMG_20101212_173608.jpg
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    About the best I can do is tape-measure...

    About the best I can do is tape-measure measurements so I hope these help:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v284/ASOmega-TronSS/RC%20Cars/640x480%20RC/IMG_20101214_193419.jpg
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    If you guys can't tell by now with all my...

    If you guys can't tell by now with all my pictures I am a very happy Summit owner (bought it 4 weeks ago)!
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    I forgot to mention a few things... I picked...

    I forgot to mention a few things...

    I picked up 26 feet of the chain and had 16 inches left over.

    Also, if someone wanted the cross-chains not to wrap around the tire as much I'd say to cut...
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    How to make tire chains

    This isn't a step-by-step tutorial but tire chains are simple enough to make that I think most people will get the idea.

    I used jack chain from Lowe's because it is fairly easy to open the chain...
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    Just an FYI but you should be able to buy wheel...

    Just an FYI but you should be able to buy wheel weights at shops that mount and balance tires too. I'm not sure how much they are but I know a lot of the guys on the crawler boards go this route...
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    Yeah, the chains add a lot of grip. My first...

    Yeah, the chains add a lot of grip. My first version had 6 chains wrapping around each tire and the second version (pictured) has 9 chains wrapping over each tire. Even the difference between 6 and...
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    It's hard to go wrong with RPM. I made sure to...

    It's hard to go wrong with RPM. I made sure to purchase the RPM bumper mounts at the same time I ordered my Summit. Can't beat the price either. :)
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v284/ASOmega-Tro...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v284/ASOmega-TronSS/RC%20Cars/640x480%20RC/IMG_20101212_173631.jpg
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    I copied this picture from someone on these...

    I copied this picture from someone on these boards, hopefully it's right. lol

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v284/ASOmega-TronSS/RC%20Cars/640x480%20RC/SummitBatteryTraySizing.jpg
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    It lights up the tops of the tires pretty well...

    It lights up the tops of the tires pretty well but nothing more unless the suspension is compressed. For my mini Revo I built my own light kit using Super Bright LEDs that had a 120 degree viewing...
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