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    I have trenchers front and rear. had to trim the...

    I have trenchers front and rear. had to trim the body but have no issue with rubbing on the a-arms. I'm running 14/83 gears and temps around 140 to 160.
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    water proof mmp

    has anybody heard when castle is coming out with a water proof version of the mamba max pro esc?I'm thinking of waiting if it will be soon.
  3. Thread: nimh to lipo

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    nimh to lipo

    even though I don't care for the special attention a lipo needs,(the reason I have not switched yet),it's time to try them out.I am also putting a castle 3800 4-pole and a mmp esc in my rustler at...
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    online hobby shops

    what is your most favorate online hobby shop that you use the most?
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    feel bad for ya.my wife and i split it.no bill...

    feel bad for ya.my wife and i split it.no bill paying.it's our once a year have some money for ourselves check.it's sort of our christmas.we only take care of our kids and relatives at christmas time.
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    income tax time

    tax time is just around the corner.can't wait.here is my upgrade list so far.
    castle 3800kv motor
    mamba max pro esc
    flm tranny case with 1 and 4 arms
    easy peak plus charger
    pro-line dessert...
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    nice build,love the mud flaps.

    nice build,love the mud flaps.
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    speed is not a real deal breaker for me.accuracy...

    speed is not a real deal breaker for me.accuracy and ease of use is the most important.
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    easy peak plus

    getting ready to buy one.just wanted to here others thoughts that own one before I spend the money.
  10. Thread: 8 cell nimh

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    good,thats what I was hoping for.I already have...

    good,thats what I was hoping for.I already have the expansion kit,just have not installed yet.time for some new batts.
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    actually,that is the one that I was considering.I...

    actually,that is the one that I was considering.I got the onyx 200 about 3 months ago along with 2 duratrax 5000mah 7 cell batts and have lost one cell in each of the batts already.just paperweights...
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    I kinda figured that.well,I guess that I might as...

    I kinda figured that.well,I guess that I might as well get one that will also charge lipo batteries just in case I ever decide to go lipo.thanks
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    battery charging

    can I charge an 8 cell nimh battery with the onyx 200 charger that only goes up to 7 cell or do I need a new charger?
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    try the 14t pinion.I guarantee wheelies with...

    try the 14t pinion.I guarantee wheelies with trenchers.in my test you will notice that I did not get wheelies with the 19t,just tire spin.not quite enough torque to lift the front.the trenchers are...
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    I hear ya.thanks for the slap upside the head.I...

    I hear ya.thanks for the slap upside the head.I needed that.I gotta get over the bigger is better mentality that I have always had.ambient temps get pretty high here in N.C. and for quite some...
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    very good diagram,copied onto my desktop.thanks.I...

    very good diagram,copied onto my desktop.thanks.I agree,the one in the manual stinks and is worthless.
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    thanks for all the replies so far.lots of good...

    thanks for all the replies so far.lots of good info.I think that I'm leaning on the 5700 at the moment.I can put a fan on the esc and gear low enough to keep decent motor temps I think.I dont do...
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    I did a test for you today.fully charged 3000mah...

    I did a test for you today.fully charged 3000mah 7 cell nimh in rusty with trenchers on all four.25/83 gears,some torque,can spin wheels on dirt,hard to on tar.changed to19/83 gears.much more...
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    I have big trenchers on my rusty at the...

    I have big trenchers on my rusty at the moment.not a chance of pulling a wheelie with 25/83 gears.I just changed to a 14t pinion to test it.fully charged 7 cell 3000mah traxxas battery that came with...
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    my rusty stock came with 25/83 gears and the...

    my rusty stock came with 25/83 gears and the slipper was backed off only a 1/4 turn from tight right from the factory.I could pull wheelies almost anytime and ride them for 20 feet,after I got a...
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    so whats everyone's opinion on a happy medium...

    so whats everyone's opinion on a happy medium and the 4600kv.still good torque and possibly cooler esc than the 5700kv. I am mostly looking for more torque over stock but some extra top speed would...
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    why is it that the motor by itself cost way more...

    why is it that the motor by itself cost way more than the esc/motor combo?just curious.I also cant seem to find the 3800kv matched with the sv3 sidewinder,just the 4600kv and up.
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    castle upgrade

    been wanting to upgrade to get more power and speed for my rustler vxl.after lots of questions and research I have finally decided(I think)on a sidewinder SV3 and 5700kv motor.has anyone tried this...
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    I have the trenchers on mine front and rear.I...

    I have the trenchers on mine front and rear.I still use the 25/83 combo and my temps stay under 150.you have to check motor and esc and battery temps for your type of driving and driving environment...
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    I've only broke mine twice 1) about 30 mph into...

    I've only broke mine twice
    1) about 30 mph into a big concrete lamp post.only broke one front caster block.
    2)about 10 feet in the air at the track,bad landing,about 15 wheel to wheel...
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