Type: Posts; User: BlueBee
I called in, parts guy said they're only available with replacement motors.
Can we get a response from Traxxas on these spacers? Will they be offered up separately? They're amazingly critical to overall longevity of these machines.
There are parts all over the interwebs. I just got my replacement shell and black/white blades in today.
@StingTNA, buy a replacement motor and splice it in. You'll save a ton of money (vs sending it in), especially if you buy a 3rd party motor.
ajcar, I tried lifting that as-is and it was too heavy. You have to take it apart, mount just the PCB and a smaller battery (not sure what size).
I just timed a 260mAh (35-70C) battery (2nd run on them) and I got about 7:35 vs about 7:15 on the stock Traxxas batteries (which are older and have been discharged about 15 times, and I wasn't...
Sounds like the same thing that happened to mine. I'm surprised they wanted you to send it in. I wonder if they will replace the motor or try to repair it.
Another hint, put 1mm of a Capri Sun straw between your propeller and motor to protect it against crashes. If I would've done this I probably would still have a flying QR-1.
I wouldn't say easier...just more responsive...to both the actions you intentionally take and unfortunately, also to the ones you unintentionally make.
@BitStop, yeah it was in expert mode. I was flying around in a warehouse going pretty fast. But oddly enough I'm not sure that trash can incident was what broke it. I think it was just an...
I'm actually surprised it lasted this long with my n00b QR flying skills. It did a 15 foot drop straight into a trash can after slamming into a wall at 10+mph and survived no problem. But what killed...