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    I had a similar problem when I upgraded to some...

    I had a similar problem when I upgraded to some new 6800mAh LiPo's recently. I took the cheating method and removed the battery hold-down bars and used releasable zip ties. Batteries stay in place...
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    My 2 cents worth, Get a cheap no-limit ESC, cheap...

    My 2 cents worth, Get a cheap no-limit ESC, cheap 10 - 12 turn motor, and a heap of pinion and spur gears. This is what I did back on the day. Only getting 5 minute runtimes, but would hit 50kph...
  3. You should get about 30 mins driving time from...

    You should get about 30 mins driving time from 5000mAh LiPo (roughly double the time of NiMH).

    Just remember you'll need a LiPo charger to match
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    Wow, the Novak Reactor. I'd forgotten about...

    Wow, the Novak Reactor. I'd forgotten about these babies. You bring some sweet memories.
  5. Hmmm...Could be catastrophic

    At 100mph you're definitely going to crash :((
    Sorry to say that. But I have trouble keeping my rustler on 4 wheels at 60km/h. It's usually stopping that's the problem :O.o:

    Nice brushless...
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    Did you lose any parts, or is everything...

    Did you lose any parts, or is everything accounted for?
    Suprisingly I see some body clips in the pic.
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    Well, from what you have said, I would go with a...

    Well, from what you have said, I would go with a Canon. Probably the cheapest one with A/V in just to do want you want. Because as you said, it might risk getting the odd knock or scratch. Or you...
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    That machine looks awsome. I wouldn't mind doing...

    That machine looks awsome. I wouldn't mind doing something like that.
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    Hey arcee, I'v got the Sony TRV22e and its a...

    Hey arcee, I'v got the Sony TRV22e and its a great camera, (but a bit out of your price range). It does everything you talked about (A/V in and can even be used like a video capture card, analogue...
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    New Hitec HS-635 Servo

    Hitec HS-635 Servo

    Looks like this servo sits between the 625 and the 645. Interesting Specs.

    625: 0.18/0.15 sec, 76/94 oz (4.8/6.0 V) $40 (Tower)
    635: 0.18/0.15 sec, 69/83 oz (4.8/6.0 V)...
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    Your supposed to break the motor in, not break...

    Your supposed to break the motor in, not break it. lol
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    How's this for some good news... The local...

    How's this for some good news...

    The local track that I race at, only race Traxxas! (Well dominantly)

    The Losi and AE guys won't come near us for fear of being run over. We don't worry too...
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    I spend 6 hours a day solid on this forum for 5...

    I spend 6 hours a day solid on this forum for 5 days every second week. (9am to 3pm). This week's my 'on' week. I won't be around next week.
    When you've got nothing better to do at work, you just...
  14. 6 x 6 Monster Truck (Rusty upgrade maybe?)

    6 x 6 Monster truck

    Couldn't help but share this one with everyone when I stumbled across it.

    Just a 'minor' upgrade from the Rusty. lol

    Put some offroad tyres on it and off we go.
  15. Solved is problem. I think I have heard of...

    Solved is problem.

    I think I have heard of this one before, (But couldn't have helped you without being there).

    Like you, I now check these little things as often as possible.
  16. Thread: double check

    by Firedogg
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    Winding the timing back to near zero will reduce...

    Winding the timing back to near zero will reduce the current the motor will draw, not significantly, but just enough to stop you nuking the ESC (Maybe).
    I do this when running my Fantom 11 turn on...
  17. How old is the motor ? I had a similiar problem...

    How old is the motor ?
    I had a similiar problem with my Fantom. I found the brushes weren't long enough to make proper contact with the comm.
    But I had the same symptoms. Full throttle, not go. ...
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    Not enough heat my friend. Solder melts at a...

    Not enough heat my friend. Solder melts at a slightly higher temperature than hair (Dunno if this is good or bad).
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    ExtremefastRC, Your problem is that you have...

    ExtremefastRC, Your problem is that you have picked up a browser hi-jacker. Like a couple of other members have sugested, install Spybot and/or Ad-aware and get rid of it.
    These browser hi-jackers...
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    After my stock plastic shocks became useless, and...

    After my stock plastic shocks became useless, and in need of a quick fix, I bought some Eagle Aluminium shocks. They are a bit shorter in overall length than the traxxas ones (about a 1/4 inch) and...
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    Brushless only for speed ?

    Just had a thought. Is brushless only good for straightline speed (or just speed for that matter) or are there other effective uses of a brushless setup? Is it an efficient bashing setup? Is high...
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    Re: Post count

    Go Highlanduh and E-maxxin_man !

    I've been wanting to say that for a while but didn't want to hurt anyones feelings.
    I have been noticing the same people posting for virtually no reason at all...
  23. Thread: Adding Tread

    by Firedogg
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    You tried setting them on fire ?!?! Holy cow !!!...

    You tried setting them on fire ?!?!
    Holy cow !!!

    Yes; bald stock tyres have only one use, donuts.

    Actually, how about a nice soft cooshy bumper. lol
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    If you are using the Traxxas transmitter, try...

    If you are using the Traxxas transmitter, try reversing the "throttle servo". Switch is on the front of the base off the transmitter. Having 3 speeds in reverse and only one forward (if i'm reading...
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    No. According to RPM's Website. ...

    No. According to RPM's Website.

    http://www.rpmrcproducts.com/products/traxxas/suspension.htm

    If you read the small print tech note, it says they will not work on the electric version.

    Hope...
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