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    No it is not necessary. It depends on what you...

    No it is not necessary. It depends on what you want to achieve. The stock truck is perfectly fine to drive in circles with 6cell packs. You want to do fast off roading and big jumps? Well that's...
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    Haha I read the title and thought this guy must...

    Haha I read the title and thought this guy must be crazy! 6S+ on an 8XL such high voltage! Do you mean the ESC stayed cool or both the esc and the 8xl?

    The Lutach escs are pretty big aren't...
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    Yeh that is correct, I guess I was just looking...

    Yeh that is correct, I guess I was just looking at it wrong, the 3 male plugs was confusing!
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    Also, looking at the cable closer it looks like...

    Also, looking at the cable closer it looks like the plug on the left, and the plug up top are wired wrong. It looks like it is going positive to positive. Should be positive to negative.
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    Why does the series cable have 3 male connectors...

    Why does the series cable have 3 male connectors on it? You are connecting two packs together right, to go into the ESC. Should be two male plugs going into a single female plug. Having two...
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    That is sort of true DiFabio42, but it would have...

    That is sort of true DiFabio42, but it would have to be a super good 1500mAh cell and an extremely bad 5000mah cell to come true in my opinion.

    It is like RustlerRacer16 simply put it. Power =...
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    I have both controllers as well. The DX3R is...

    I have both controllers as well. The DX3R is more advanced, the DSM2 technology would probably be more suited to racers. I don't race, and I don't really notice the difference between the DSM and...
  8. Thread: MMM splitter?

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    You are better off trying a hobby store. I...

    You are better off trying a hobby store. I haven't seen that type of wire at a home depot type place. They would sell similar gauge copper wire, but probably not the super flexible stuff. I use...
  9. Not sure if this was in the video but don't cut...

    Not sure if this was in the video but don't cut both of the wires on your battery at the same time. Cut one, solder it, heatshrink etc. Then do the other. You will short the pack when you cut both...
  10. Thread: MMM splitter?

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    I think he might mean the black wire that goes...

    I think he might mean the black wire that goes +ve to -ve on your TRX connectors. In which case no it doesn't, at least mine didn't. You will have to supply your own.
  11. Thread: Thermometer?

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    I bought this one on a whim just to reach the...

    I bought this one on a whim just to reach the next bracket in the saver coupons (darn marketing!). http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXPEX7&P=ML It seems to work well, and it is...
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    For me, I don't really race much, but the...

    For me, I don't really race much, but the increase in torque outweighed the 'slow' speed. As I said before, I use it in my truggy which seems to have a lot better steering and I have had no problems...
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    Do a search on A123 and you will see the results....

    Do a search on A123 and you will see the results. There are a lot of people using A123 batteries. I have used them, and they are a great chemistry if you can fit the cells easily. Great power,...
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    I used to use A123 packs, and I spent a lot on...

    I used to use A123 packs, and I spent a lot on them, I have 20 Cheap LiFePo4 cells, and 30 Real A123 cells. Have switched to big lipos because the foot print is slightly smaller and easier to...
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    From a specification perspective, the two 985...

    From a specification perspective, the two 985 equal 344oz and the single 7955TG packs 333oz. For me I would use the single servo setup because it is easier and less work to setup one servo, than...
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    Well, I am have no experience, but see for...

    Well, I am have no experience, but see for yourself. The EVX-2 is rated for 16.8V, 6S A123 puts out 19.8V nominal, bit more after being charged. Up to you if you want to overvolt your esc by...
  17. Thread: Speed Kills

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    For me, it is simply a matter of, the faster you...

    For me, it is simply a matter of, the faster you can go, the higher and further you can jump! Having said that, after finding out how fast I can go in a straight line, I tend to drop a few teeth on...
  18. I have used the 630MG it was good, fairly...

    I have used the 630MG it was good, fairly powerful, but not enough. Upgraded to the HiTec7955TG, and it is a lot more powerful.

    The 630MG is a good, cheaper alternative though. Didn't even know...
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    Yes that is what you need if you use Traxxas...

    Yes that is what you need if you use Traxxas Plugs.
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    If you are always going to be using two...

    If you are always going to be using two batteries, then put two male plugs onto your ESC.

    Connect one plugs +ve to the red wire, and the other plugs -ve to the black wire. Then connect the -ve...
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    Personally I use the 0610i NET charger, with a...

    Personally I use the 0610i NET charger, with a 24v 13A PSU I got from work. It's a very nice charger, and does everything I need. Currently using it for 6S A123 @ 10A, and soon to be 6S Lipo @ 6 -...
  22. Thread: wheelie bar???

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    For my maxx I just attached a spare lower a-arm...

    For my maxx I just attached a spare lower a-arm to the rear skid with a long bolt through where the hinge pin usually goes. I cut it down to where it goes into two parts. the Y bit. Worked fine for...
  23. Not sure about Popoxx, but I bought my Hyperion...

    Not sure about Popoxx, but I bought my Hyperion 0610i NET from Pat at rclipos.com A very good and easy guy to deal with, free intl shipping too. (I am in Australia). Good prices and service. He...
  24. Thread: A-Arms?

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    There are single shock setups, but they are...

    There are single shock setups, but they are probably not any lighter as they are made out of aluminium or titanium. I believe DACE made a single shock racers set of a-arms (check ebay), and the...
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    Top speed should not be effected, but...

    Top speed should not be effected, but acceleration may suffer. I think it's unnoticeable, I don't race though.
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