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    I doubt that the extra inch or two of leads...

    I doubt that the extra inch or two of leads amounts to much resistance whatsoever--certainly not enough to go through all the hassle of cutting and resoldering--I'm probably going to do something...
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    How's the cogging on low speed since there is no...

    How's the cogging on low speed since there is no sensor in the motor? All the sensorless systems seem to shudder alot on low crawl speeds..
  3. Thread: My summit

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    nevermind I see you started another thread...

    nevermind I see you started another thread...
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    Just buy regular (decent) servos and pack them...

    Just buy regular (decent) servos and pack them with vaseline--all the waterproofing you'll need--I've had mine underwater plenty of times without the hitec price tag..
  5. Had so much fun, might sell my other trucks!

    Took the summit out for some serious bashing (jumps, busted up terrain etc.) since i wanted to try out my new beadlocks and 40 series moabs. Had a blast with the novakHV 6.5. My only beef was the...
  6. I think I'd get very frustrated relying on a...

    I think I'd get very frustrated relying on a middle position like that. I just pulled the 2 position rocker out and put in a 3 position switch--pretty easy to do. If memory serves purple to one lug,...
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    I'd be curious how the unsensored systems handle...

    I'd be curious how the unsensored systems handle crawling? I've heard it doesn't work very well(if at all) but I don't know from personal experience. If you intend on crawling you might want to...
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    I mainly crawl with mine--so far 3 servos have...

    I mainly crawl with mine--so far 3 servos have died but no mechanical parts--I used the stock motor/esc for crawling and it was fine--my only beef was the slipper kept..well...slipping! Had to lock...
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    If you are getting on off ebay or wherever and...

    If you are getting on off ebay or wherever and want to use it with other vehicles--make sure it has the "link" feature--It should advertise it or have it written on the receiver. not sure if you can...
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    I got my radio out of the US (I'm in canada) For...

    I got my radio out of the US (I'm in canada) For $85 shipped with one receiver. I wouldn't even bother with "power up" Just by one off ebay, and sell yours locally or keep it for testing...
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    Switched all my vehicles to TRX 2.4ghz

    I recently switched the summit over from 27mhz to 2.4ghz. I really like the non-interference thing cause everyone and their dog has a traxxas Am radio it seems. Anyways, I was reading the radio...
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    I converted my batteries to stick packs and...

    I converted my batteries to stick packs and converted the stampede for the longer battery as it was much easier and the strength difference is less noticeable on the stampede. Cutting holes into the...
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    Nice! I guess leaving the lights exposed didn't...

    Nice! I guess leaving the lights exposed didn't cause you any grief? I left mine exposed so I wasn't sure what would happen there Did you do the inside of the motor too?. I gooped mine in liquid...
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    Waterproofing the Novak HVPro

    So I have a spare novak HVpro brushless system here and thought what the ****--lets waterproof this thing.

    So I took the motor apart and coated the sensor ring with liquid e-tape (posted about...
  15. Thread: 700HO Install

    by menace69
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    If you go with the 4 wires the resistance is also...

    If you go with the 4 wires the resistance is also reduced since the electricity has more "pipeline" due to the parallel wires--might give you a smidgen more power/runtime...
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    I briefly ran a novak HV 6.5--lots of torque and...

    I briefly ran a novak HV 6.5--lots of torque and speed--I couldn't find a way to water proof the esc and keep it cool at the same time so i went back to brushed.
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    If you are pulling it apart anyways, its a great...

    If you are pulling it apart anyways, its a great time to replace those rusting black screws with some nice stainless ones--rcscrewz.com. Very glad I did it as some of my screws were just about to...
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    If you don't have it--get the manual for the...

    If you don't have it--get the manual for the traxxas transmitter--you have to follow the setup for each of the channels and the steering adjustment is defaulted to reverse. I ended up keeping my...
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    Check your radio settings--you have to go through...

    Check your radio settings--you have to go through traxxas's blink codes to make sure your 4th and 5th channels are set up right--I kept the t-lock when I switched since it also runs the led lights...
  20. Thread: new radio

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    Just converted mine to 2.4ghz today--just pop and...

    Just converted mine to 2.4ghz today--just pop and swap with the exception of the LED harness--when I plugged mine into channel 5 (via the splitter harness) the servo would go all the way to the stops...
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    So I stripped the motor down, desoldered the...

    So I stripped the motor down, desoldered the windings from the end bell and opened up to expose the sensor ring. Then I coated the ring with some liquid electrical tape then put it all back together...
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    Stock run times

    Just wanted to post my results for anyone curious: batteries are 4500 nimh 100% stock summit

    Straight trail crawling (uneven terrain, mud, water, more mud :p )(1 or 2 top gear bursts but mostly...
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    Whos using sensored brushless?

    I'm debating using a novak 6.5 HV system in my summit and have no problem putting the esc into a watertight container (crawling only so heat shouldn't be a big deal) Just wondering about the...
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    Thanks for reply--I see you did mention the mod1...

    Thanks for reply--I see you did mention the mod1 pinion up top--i didn't know what that was so I glazed over it LOL--thanks for tips on tires--i have to do the shock mod to get it to ride a little...
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    First off--kudos--looks good--I'm copying your...

    First off--kudos--looks good--I'm copying your method exactly!:D Question: what did you use for the spur and pinion gears? It looks like the standard 4-tec 45 tooth spur but isn't that a weird...
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