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    Not sure what Best Service Stores is, but yes...

    Not sure what Best Service Stores is, but yes both Futureshop & Bestbuy are retailing Traxxas stuff. And even carry some spare parts. This is in brick 'n mortar stores.

    Hopefully BB & FS employees...
  2. Thread: Bearing sets?

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    Hear,hear. bearings for half the cost of a new...

    Hear,hear.

    bearings for half the cost of a new merv?

    Here is a saying that can tag along with "you get what you pay for." & that's "diminishing returns."

    bushing vs bearing matters, ceramic...
  3. Thread: Very wet E Revo

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    It's kinda neat to know, water (specifically H20)...

    It's kinda neat to know, water (specifically H20) is actual a really poor conductor of electricity. It's the mineral ions in water that conduct electricity and make water a hazard for shorting...
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    Short answer yup turning too hard. The merv is...

    Short answer yup turning too hard.

    The merv is particularly prone to rolling. It sits pretty high & has a lot of suspension travel. That's a very nice combination for the looser stuff like dirt &...
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    Ohh that thing looks like it wants to rip 'n tear.

    Ohh that thing looks like it wants to rip 'n tear.
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    My Pontiac Grand Am Weight to Horsepower ratio 30...

    My Pontiac Grand Am Weight to Horsepower ratio 30 pounds per horsepower

    Ferrari Enzo weight to horsepower ratio 4.56 pounds per horsepower.

    50's Mini Erevo weight to horsepower ratio (burst)...
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    CA glue (Karzy Glue, Super Glue) is what is...

    CA glue (Karzy Glue, Super Glue) is what is typically used. Don't use rubber cement.
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    I run mostly on sand, and I find I get allot of...

    I run mostly on sand, and I find I get allot of wear in obvious places. (pillow ball links in the carriers, wheel bearings, motor bearings)

    It doesn't seem to effect esc / motor fans much.
    ...
  9. Thread: Merv Mods

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    Yea that's the truth! If the lhs had the small...

    Yea that's the truth!

    If the lhs had the small sized fan I wouldn't have gone this route.

    Only by "necessity" did I try this out, and with pure luck the plastic is easy to work with & strong...
  10. Thread: Merv Mods

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    It's a cannot be named brand motor. Similar...

    It's a cannot be named brand motor. Similar dimensions to the leopard I think.

    It's 28mm by 64mm
  11. Thread: Merv Mods

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    Merv Mods

    Got a 380 size four pole motor with a length of 64mm, a shaft of 4mm.

    To drill out a pinion from the normal 3.1mm to 4mm I used a "cobalt" dill bit & a hand drill. Didn't drill straight so pinion...
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    Cool stuff, I'd like one of those too! What's...

    Cool stuff, I'd like one of those too! What's more it can be a nice little camping/ hiking accessory. very small and gives coordinates.

    Glad to hear the speed / location calculations are accurate.
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    Opps my bad thought they were the same. Thanks...

    Opps my bad thought they were the same. Thanks for the correction.

    Dadxmj, Yea I know what you meant , I played a little strawman there...:)
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    all else the same (i.e. speed / gearing choice /...

    all else the same (i.e. speed / gearing choice / wheel RPM) you would get about the same run time between the two batteries.

    The only issue I could see is the 11.1v and the stock esc, oh and the...
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    If you're considering an E-maxx, look into the...

    If you're considering an E-maxx, look into the 4x4 Stampede. It has very very good reviews from a "basher" perspective. What's more the Pede uses the same chassis as the slash in case you become...
  16. Thread: MERV Tires

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    Check out Proline Dirt Paws. Great for loose...

    Check out Proline Dirt Paws. Great for loose stuff, are cheap & they don't need inserts.
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    A note on that, where I run it's mostly sand,...

    A note on that, where I run it's mostly sand, however there is a part that is a really fine powder of sand.

    I was ripping around in thinking how cool all the dust looked, and not even 2 minutes...
  18. Thread: What one to get

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    RPM are made out of plastic and are more...

    RPM are made out of plastic and are more venerable to wear if running in mud/water/sand/dirt as these RC's typically are.

    running on grass/pavement I think the RPMs would be fine. However, they...
  19. Thread: Questions

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    Just a bit more info for you, Sand in direct...

    Just a bit more info for you, Sand in direct sunlight get really hot so keep an eye on the battery temps as well if running constantly on the sand.

    When running in sand I found the rear...
  20. Yea it will give you that kinda of "tune-ability"...

    Yea it will give you that kinda of "tune-ability" via different weight diff fluids.
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    !! Servo still works! wow! That must have been...

    !! Servo still works! wow!

    That must have been an awesome crash to see!

    The carnage photo is wild! :thumbup:

    Oh and look into keeping those tires, there is are a number of ways to remove the...
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    No kidding I see now that Neu motor is in a class...

    No kidding I see now that Neu motor is in a class of its own.

    The motor Iam getting is a 4pole 28mm but is 550 motor length. It's about the same power (watts), but you're right it's apple to...
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    I managed to find one with similar specifications...

    I managed to find one with similar specifications for under $40. Can't wait to get that 540 out of there.

    EDIT: Opps, guess not, the neu 1110/1y is tiny! so much power in such a little package!...
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    Get used to it, maybe get back up merv or two...

    Get used to it, maybe get back up merv or two and you can cycle through them as they break and have to be returned for repair
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    Cool stuff, Start saving allot of money and...

    Cool stuff,

    Start saving allot of money and put in some overtime at work.

    I've got one and I mostly wait for replacement parts to come in, so it's a "paper weight" most of the time. Seems to...
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