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    Sticky: First of all...make sure you are talking about...

    First of all...make sure you are talking about the DIFF itself and not the HOUSING. The DIFF should have blue rubber o-rings at either end that seal the diff case. You shouldn't be using really...
  2. +++ Correction the end-bell bearing is 5mm x 14mm...

    +++ Correction the end-bell bearing is 5mm x 14mm x 5mm, not 5mm x 13mm x 5mm as I stated above. Just figured I'd make it RIGHT since it may help someone else to order one or two of these JUST IN...
  3. Well...it appears that I have spoken too soon...

    Well...it appears that I have spoken too soon (regarding loving my HV4.5ProSC motor)! Last Monday at practice I was running and the truck started behaving strangely. I noticed it making weird noises...
  4. I'm running an MMP/Novak HV4.5SC combo on 15/52...

    I'm running an MMP/Novak HV4.5SC combo on 15/52 gearing, 5200Mah 2S 25C batteries w/Integy heatsink (no fan). After 20-25 minutes of practice at the local track I am seeing temps from 160 to 180 on...
  5. Max charge rate is 5amps...that's the ONLY reason...

    Max charge rate is 5amps...that's the ONLY reason that one is in my 'consider this' column.
  6. Batteries and Chargers: Can you 'splain' me this?

    Hey all....

    I'm getting ready to build a new RC (1/8 buggy) and while I was checking out battery options I happened to notice that the ******* 5000Mah 40C 4S battery that I was looking at said (in...
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    NOVAK Customer Service? You decide!

    A few months ago I purchased a NOVAK HV4.5 Pro SC motor and mated it up with a MMP esc. After a couple months of use the rotor failed. The magnet actually came OFF of the output shaft (the whole...
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    Sticky: jack rabbit starts and stops will do it. My buddy...

    jack rabbit starts and stops will do it. My buddy Panic Rev did it by slamming the brakes on at a full sprint. I did it by not paying attention to the pinion being loose. Gear mesh certainly plays a...
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    OH duh...I completely missed that it was a 2wd...

    OH duh...I completely missed that it was a 2wd Slash! I don't really know much about those...are they supposedly water-proof as well?
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    Oh dude...you are...well it starts with an S and...

    Oh dude...you are...well it starts with an S and rhymes with crude! These trucks are water-resistant, not water PROOF. Ask around...SALT WATER is NOT your friend! Might as well buy all new screws AND...
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    My rookie mistake was thinking that I could "FIX"...

    My rookie mistake was thinking that I could "FIX" my no longer working Blue LiPo (hard case) batteries. Although I DID manage to affect a 'temporary fix' on the first one, while trying to force the...
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    Doing well and you? I guess I remember Glen...

    Doing well and you? I guess I remember Glen telling me that you were into the RC Hobby as well...so I guess I shouldn't be suprised to see you. G and I are getting ready to up the ante to 8th scale...
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    BOB? Is that you? :unsure:

    BOB? Is that you? :unsure:
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    I've got big bore shocks and mine leak sometimes....

    I've got big bore shocks and mine leak sometimes. I've been using the teflon tape trick for a while now. It DOES help out quite a bit!
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    I would send BOTH ESC's in for replacement and...

    I would send BOTH ESC's in for replacement and then SELL them both on eBay. Take the money you make and put it toward a Mamba Max Pro ESC and be DONE with it!

    HOWEVER, since you smoked 2 ESC's in...
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    For me it was a reliability issue as well. I got...

    For me it was a reliability issue as well. I got tired of worrying so much about heat and the early LVC problem was killing my fun both on the track and for bashing sessions.

    I went with a...
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    I'm stuck on Proline Hardcore SC bodies right...

    I'm stuck on Proline Hardcore SC bodies right now. However Proline has supposedly DISCONTINUED them! So my next one might be the Chevy Silverado or maybe a Desert Rat. I like Proline bodies because...
  18. Not to call anyone out or anything...but I...

    Not to call anyone out or anything...but I distinctly recall reading that Slaydaddy himself (in the setup thread) said that he can tell the difference between a 20C and 35C (or bigger) battery in the...
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    Kinking the antenna wouldn't cause any problems....

    Kinking the antenna wouldn't cause any problems. The actual ANTENNA is a wire that is VERY flexible. However Traxxas (for some reason) glues the antenna wire into the plastic antenna tube. Even as...
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    Yeah nice stuff. I have a Nikon D60...takes...

    Yeah nice stuff. I have a Nikon D60...takes killer pics as well.

    However...when the mods see this they'll make the pics that "bandit" so nicely posted LINKS again (and he's been here long enough...
  21. I had a nice reply all typed out...but...

    I had a nice reply all typed out...but honestly...it's just not worth it. (speaking towards peewee...not the OP or anyone else in this thread)
  22. Might wanna try reading the OP's comments in the...

    Might wanna try reading the OP's comments in the thread. He states several times that he wants a higher C rating, and he also states that he has looked at SPC and wants a higher C rating that they...
  23. Thread: masking tape

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    I picked up some Frog Tape for my next paint job....

    I picked up some Frog Tape for my next paint job. The way it bonds to the surface and blocks bleeding, AND removes easily were the selling points for me. I'll report back once I have a chance to USE...
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    You just mentioned what I would have guessed was...

    You just mentioned what I would have guessed was the problem. Other than that...take the rear end apart and inspect everything. It doesn't take THAT long to do it and you probably SHOULD be doing it...
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    Can't answer the rest of your questions...but...

    Can't answer the rest of your questions...but most ANY wall outlet will be at least a 20 amp circuit...so you should be just FINE!

    I play in a band and we typically put MUCH larger loads on 20...
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