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    I swapped out the black spring for the silver one...

    I swapped out the black spring for the silver one (softer) and did some filing to the high points off the two servo saver marriage points and greased them. so far it seems to give fairly easily if...
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    Wrong size motor = too many rpms and likley to...

    Wrong size motor = too many rpms and likley to wreck something. Most people try to stay in the 1600kv motor range

    Suzukipro
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    Any Chance you could post a new pic of your mod...

    Any Chance you could post a new pic of your mod or PM me one?

    Thanks
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    Aluminum servo saver Help

    I recently upgraded my steering mechanisims on my Emaxx to aluminum and switched to a single servo Hitec -7955. My question is - has anyone else modified the sevo saver (round of the more square or...
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    Did you change the gearing accordingly? maybe the...

    Did you change the gearing accordingly? maybe the 1512 is no match for the discontinued 1518, as I noticed an increase in performance with lower temps with the 1518 in my Emaxx.
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    1512 1800kv ?

    Just curious if anyone is using the castle creations 1512 1800Kv motor in their ERevo and how it compares to the stock 2200Kv motor. I have a 1518 1800Kv motor in my Emaxx and it runs great, I have...
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    Spring steel skids do not bend like aluminum...

    Spring steel skids do not bend like aluminum eventually will - the Tbone bumpers are in addition to the rc solutions skid plates(in the pic above). I run RPM bumpers on mine and cut the top of the RC...
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    The best solution I found was to buy the front...

    The best solution I found was to buy the front and rear skids made from spring steel ($17.95 per, but better than aluminum) with aluminum bulks, and it has improved the bulk/chasis durability to as...
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    I have a spare prather 215 & 220 and I'm...

    I have a spare prather 215 & 220 and I'm currently running an octura x642 on spartan #1 (stock electronics), the plan is try the 220 and see how it works out with the 1600kv - Leopard 4082 and...
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    I just bought an updated hull and have built it...

    I just bought an updated hull and have built it with the same ESC - Motor combo pictured above. I choose this combo as I have heard many positive comments about both the Seaking 180 & the leopard, I...
  11. I use the same batteries with right angle battery...

    I use the same batteries with right angle battery leads and they fit perfectly in the stock set up with no moding required. Happy with the batteries too...

    Suzukipro
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    jrperry28, I've had the same issues as you, but...

    jrperry28, I've had the same issues as you, but have destroyed (puffed) 3 sets of lipos and 1 Nimh with the stock castle set up. I am planing on getting a different motor to run with the stock ESC to...
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    I wonder if I can use a different KV motor with...

    I wonder if I can use a different KV motor with the stock ESC? shouldn't some of the castle motors work with the stock ESC or is it really needed to upgrade both to see any improvement?

    Suzukipro
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    Time to upgrade electronics...

    I'm looking to upgrade the electronics for my spartan, ESC, motor or both (Castle came stock with boat) to help out with heavy draw on batteries. I have puffed 3 sets of batteries that had worked...
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    Elmers model & hobby cement should do the trick...

    Elmers model & hobby cement should do the trick then?? it contains Methyl ethyl ketone.

    Suzukipro
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    With the time and effort required to remove...

    With the time and effort required to remove everything and then the $ to ship it back, I might as well glue it and save myself some time and money. I am wondering what exactly the material the hull...
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    Hull seperated

    So the spartan flipped today, hatch popped off and filled with water:((. As far as I can tell the electronics work fine, although the hull seprated where the top and bottom are glued from the...
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    I have wrecked (puffed) a couple sets of Lipo...

    I have wrecked (puffed) a couple sets of Lipo batteries (4s) using the prather 220 with the stock motor / esc which is the new castle version (ESC & motor temps are fine). I'm not sure if running 6s...
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    Thanks for the advice GeoVW72, Looks like I'll be...

    Thanks for the advice GeoVW72, Looks like I'll be in need of another prop (P215). I have been ruuning 2 - 2S Lipo's with the stock series connectors and the batteries have always been identical in...
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    I have taken off the P220 and will run the stock...

    I have taken off the P220 and will run the stock prop while I wait for the X640 to arrive. I am still surprised that they killed batteries that were rated for 336 Amps of continuous discharge with a...
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    It's the newer model with the upgraded castle...

    It's the newer model with the upgraded castle electronics, the Venom batteries have worked flawlessly so far in my ERBE and Brushless Emaxx (great run times & performance). I also killed a set of...
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    Amp draw / Prop Size

    I have puffed two sets of 4S batteries 4(venom 40C 5000 maH & 60C 5600 maH) while running a P220 prop and stopping before the LVD kicked in (3-5 min). The motor and ESC temps were fine but the...
  23. That is exactly what I meant.

    That is exactly what I meant.
  24. Thanks for the tips hog & rinski73, I am going to...

    Thanks for the tips hog & rinski73, I am going to buy some 3 S packs and wanted to know if I needed to go one way or the other for the boat.

    Suzukipro
  25. Getting batteries wet? are soft packs better than hard packs for moisture?

    I was curious if anyone has any advice or experience regarding what batteries can handle moisture better, hard or soft packs or neither. Thanks,

    Suzukipro
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