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  1. Thread: Pinions?

    by Carguy
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    I've had 3 novak pinions broke on me in recent...

    I've had 3 novak pinions broke on me in recent months. each lasted less than a single 2s pack on a track. I will not buy another novak pinion again. I would use robinson racing pinions.
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    There is a third option now. I just ordered the...

    There is a third option now. I just ordered the castle creations sidewinder sct. The VXL motor got up to 169F, esc 150, last weekend after 10 minute runs on a track. I am using 12/54. I do have the...
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    I would start with this charger....

    I would start with this charger. http://www.allerc.com/product_info.php?cPath=9_204&products_id=3367

    and these batteries....
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    I use those white plastic washers

    I use those white plastic washers
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    I'm not marry and I don't have kids, therefore my...

    I'm not marry and I don't have kids, therefore my budget is whatever I am willing to spend. A few years ago, I wasn't willing to spend that much so I bought cheap batteries (remember nimh batteries)...
  6. I Can't wait to test out my Slash 4x4 on a track this weekend

    I just received my brand new Slash 4x4 Platinum roller yesterday. I am just going to install a VXL system to start with and upgrade as needed. I recently purchased a Jammin SCRT 10 with the Novak...
  7. Thread: Racing at OCRC

    by Carguy
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    Cool, glad to hear about new track design. I...

    Cool, glad to hear about new track design. I don't race but I do like to drive on the track. I think it's much more fun than just driving in a dirt field or street. I like that dog that patrols the...
  8. Thread: Lipo question

    by Carguy
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    Well, I am using a novak hv max system on the...

    Well, I am using a novak hv max system on the buggie, so the cell that powers the servo is just slightly lower, no more than .1 volt. They charge up to 16.8 pretty quick but seems to take a long time...
  9. Thread: Lipo question

    by Carguy
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    I am using a Hyperion eos 1210i 180watts charger....

    I am using a Hyperion eos 1210i 180watts charger. Also have a Hyperion 0606i AD, which is only 50watt and 0720i AD which is 150 watts. Your numbers look good on paper, but in reality, maybe the two...
  10. Thread: Lipo question

    by Carguy
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    I use 2 spc 2s 5000 lipos on my 1/8 buggie. It...

    I use 2 spc 2s 5000 lipos on my 1/8 buggie. It seems to take much longer to charge them in series vs one by one, even at the same charge rate.
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    The green one is mine!

    The green one is mine!
  12. Thread: MERV dying ESC?

    by Carguy
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    My friend's 10 year old son fried two esc's...

    My friend's 10 year old son fried two esc's running on grass.
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    I have had range issues with all my spektrum...

    I have had range issues with all my spektrum radios including the DX3S. I also have two of the original DX3 and a DX3.0. All of them go out of range at about 250 feet. Spektrum claims 1000 feet, not...
  14. Thread: 3S vs. 4S

    by Carguy
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    you should get 2 2s and 2 3s. That way you can...

    you should get 2 2s and 2 3s. That way you can run 4, 5 or 6 cells.
  15. Thread: Radios

    by Carguy
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    Assuming you have a DX3, 3.0, DX3S or DX3R radio,...

    Assuming you have a DX3, 3.0, DX3S or DX3R radio, it would work with any spektrum receivers. Don't know if you did this, but you plug the second servo to the 3rd/aux channel and set the channel...
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    Both the 7980 and 7990 are much slower than the...

    Both the 7980 and 7990 are much slower than the 7950. I would not sacrifice the speed for the torque because the 7950 has more than enough torque. My 7950 turns my E-revo's tires standing still on...
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    I was thinking that might be too loose. Because...

    I was thinking that might be too loose. Because the motor is much much stronger than your hand. Just a thought.
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    My bad, I just checked the box. It did have one...

    My bad, I just checked the box. It did have one inside :o

    I used the plastic one because it looked beefier. That aluminum one looks thin.
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    Actually, The Hitec servo hone screws are metric....

    Actually, The Hitec servo hone screws are metric. They are 2.6mm in diameter. I bought a pack of Hitec servo hone screws, a while back, which came in several different length, but they only came in...
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    I found conflicting info regarding that servo. I...

    I found conflicting info regarding that servo. I Google SF-5 which is the model number of the HPI servo. Apparently all the websites are not converting the torque spec property. They are only...
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    I think the only upgrades that the erbe need are...

    I think the only upgrades that the erbe need are swaybars. I did it recently. Should have done it long time ago.
  22. Get a set of swaybars for your future ERBE. I...

    Get a set of swaybars for your future ERBE. I recently got a set by tekno, couldn't believe how much better it drove. I have heard good things about the traxxas swaybars too but I think the tekno has...
  23. Thread: stock battery?

    by Carguy
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    no they would not charge correctly. The two packs...

    no they would not charge correctly. The two packs connected by wires are different then all the cells connected with battery tabs. one of your packs will be over charged and the other will be under...
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    Neither is right. Don't just buy CA glue. You...

    Neither is right. Don't just buy CA glue. You need to get ACTUAL tire glue from proline or losi or whoever. I have been using CA and super glue for years. I recently decided to buy a bottle of real...
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    I bought a maxamp 3s 5000 for my rustler VXL a...

    I bought a maxamp 3s 5000 for my rustler VXL a couple years ago. It puffed in no time at all. $150.00 down the toilet. NEVER AGAIN.
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