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    The big long expanding metal antenna is another...

    The big long expanding metal antenna is another way to tell. All 2.4ghz radios have a small (~ 6") plastic-cased antenna




    A 540 sized motor will fit. Recommend staying 19 turns or higher, I...
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    Look in the manual around page 24, there is a...

    Look in the manual around page 24, there is a chart showing suggested gears vs driving/running conditions.
  3. Try putting the servo into slot two and see if it...

    Try putting the servo into slot two and see if it works there (or any other slot that allows control through the radio). You just need to watch the servo in case the channel is set fully to one side...
  4. I don't know what you are taking about, some of...

    I don't know what you are taking about, some of us were born RC gods... :wacko:

    Actually, Motorhead hit the nail right on the head. If you don't post, if you don't ask questions, you don't learn....
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    Welcome to the forums!!! Wow... First, drop...

    Welcome to the forums!!!

    Wow...

    First, drop those batteries off at your nearest recycling center.

    Speed control... You either have a MSC or a XL-1, either way, it should go. A XL-5 can be...
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    The Slash has taller tires, and the HCG chassis...

    The Slash has taller tires, and the HCG chassis has more ground clearance at the center of the chassis. At the axles, the Slash has just a little more clearance over the Rusty, but only by about 1.2"...
  7. Between the three, I would go with the Slash. To...

    Between the three, I would go with the Slash. To me it looks better and is a little bit more versatile, but it is a three-way tie for bashing. If you want to run with your friends Rusty, the Pede is...
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    Memorial Day

    This Memorial Day weekend please take a serious moment of pause to give thanks to all of the brave service members, and their families, that have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. It is...
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    Yeah, this is about 15 - 20 degrees too hot....

    Yeah, this is about 15 - 20 degrees too hot. There are all kinds of fans out there you can get, just do a search online. Also sounds like you might be geared for speed. If so, gear down a little and...
  10. WELCOME!!! This is a great hobby, but can be...

    WELCOME!!!

    This is a great hobby, but can be addictive, so go easy...

    $209 vs $259... The $259 model comes with lipos and a schwanky charger, the other one comes with NiMH and a slow charger. ...
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    There are different ways to skin this cat, the...

    There are different ways to skin this cat, the extra voltage will not hurt your fans.

    Like Timmey said, a y-harness would be cleaner. If it where me, I would run a BEC from the connector....
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    Is the steering the same in both directions? ...

    Is the steering the same in both directions?

    Removing the servo horn, do you have full throw of the steering when you turn it by hand, and does it turn smoothly without binding?

    Have you...
  13. Thread: Gearing

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    OOOOooooo.... Forgot about the slipper as well......

    OOOOooooo.... Forgot about the slipper as well...

    Make sure you have your slipper set correctly, a general rule of thumb is back 1/8 - 1/4 turn from fully tight.
  14. Thread: Gearing

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    That ESC/Motor combo on 2S should be fine with...

    That ESC/Motor combo on 2S should be fine with stock gears. It sounds like you are not setting the gear mesh correctly, or you are not aligning the pinion to the spur correctly.

    The pinion should...
  15. Welcome to the forums!!! If it were me, I...

    Welcome to the forums!!!

    If it were me, I would do the following:
    - Replace all worn rod ends, and make sure the suspension cycles smoothly without binding or slop.
    - Get a set of Traxxas Big...
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    Although a little harsh, I can't say I disagree...

    Although a little harsh, I can't say I disagree with the other comments. A 2WD Slash (or any RC) is a terrible choice for a crawler, on the rocks the two unpowered wheels are just dead weight and...
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    Call Traxxas tech support. They should send you...

    Call Traxxas tech support. They should send you out a new set (give that it is a new Slash and still under warranty).
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    They were just thrown on for a moc up and the pic.

    They were just thrown on for a moc up and the pic.
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    Here is how the wing looks installed ...

    Here is how the wing looks installed

    http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff285/kc6lvq/Snow%20Bunny/DSC_0348_zps86168462.jpg
    (Rustler/Bandit chassis)
    You can see the bottom set of screws poking...
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    That works, but you are basically doing the water...

    That works, but you are basically doing the water break-in method on the motor, which causes excessive brush wear and will greatly shorten the life of the motor.
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    The Ten-T wing mounts on the back shock tower and...

    The Ten-T wing mounts on the back shock tower and only requires two holes to be drilled to get all four to align. It is solid and looks a lot better than the Bandit wing.
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    Give their tech support a chance to fix your...

    Give their tech support a chance to fix your problem. From time to time a bad part rolls down the line undetected. If you contact them and get no response, or a negative response, then let us know....
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    Think of it this way... This forum is owned,...

    Think of it this way...

    This forum is owned, operated and paid for by Traxxas for the sole purpose of promoting and supporting their products (notice no other advertising).

    Not a mod, but from...
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    X2!!! The catch the person, or did they find...

    X2!!!

    The catch the person, or did they find it at a pawn shop?
  25. Thread: Sunglasses

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    Love my Oakleys, but make sure whatever you get,...

    Love my Oakleys, but make sure whatever you get, they have UV protection.
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