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  1. Leopard 4082 1600KV with the 180A ESC. 6400 mah...

    Leopard 4082 1600KV with the 180A ESC. 6400 mah 3s bats. I have hit 62 MPH with this setup before a huge blow over.
  2. I have mentioned in several posts that Jeff...

    I have mentioned in several posts that Jeff Wholts now makes a .150 cable to replace the stock cable. I had the first one made. I have put some very large props on this set up and I do not believe...
  3. Thread: New Wholts cable

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    New Wholts cable

    I just received my new flex cable from Jeff Wholts. Anyone wanting an upgraded stronger cable can contact him. I have run his cables in both my Spartans ,with hundreds of runs, and they have never...
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    Replace the bearings with the Boca ceramic...

    Replace the bearings with the Boca ceramic bearings with the orange seals.They never need any lubrication and the ceramic bearings have less friction so it increases the motors performance. A very...
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    Sounds like you need a new motor coupler. I run...

    Sounds like you need a new motor coupler. I run the aeromarine coupler and it will never slip on the motor or the flex cable. Start by blowing in the line at the rudder to see if anything is blocked...
  6. Thread: M41 mods..... Pics

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    I do not understand why everyone is overthinking...

    I do not understand why everyone is overthinking this rudder thing. I simply opened up the rudder intake slot and fitting to flow more water. Then used larger hose from OSE and put a y in the boat....
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    boca bearings. Go with the ceramic with the...

    boca bearings. Go with the ceramic with the orange seals. Waterproof and less friction so the motor spins faster producing faster speeds.
  8. Thread: Traxxas dcb m41

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    I have had mine for a month now. I have hopped it...

    I have had mine for a month now. I have hopped it up and it runs good. See the M41 web page
  9. Thread: Props

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    I guess I do not understand what a lifting prop...

    I guess I do not understand what a lifting prop is. Props have dia and pitch and are designed to push the boat forward. I played with different props last weekend and with the Octura X448 which has a...
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    The servos that come with the boat are very good...

    The servos that come with the boat are very good and do an excellent job. They are not totally waterproof and if they get water in them they will act up or quit working. If your boat has flipped or...
  11. Thread: New M41

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    http://imgur.com/li1ZC0Mhttp://imgur.com/jRpmw23ht...

    http://imgur.com/li1ZC0Mhttp://imgur.com/jRpmw23http://imgur.com/x0R3UDLhttp://imgur.com/pm5A0Swhttp://imgur.com/hSTlMCc
  12. Thread: New M41

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    I have some pictures but I am unable to load them...

    I have some pictures but I am unable to load them with a URL. Any help would be appreciated.
  14. Thread: New M41

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    I also added four extra straps in the boat and...

    I also added four extra straps in the boat and strapped down foam round pipe insulation in the rear straps. This keeps the bats from sliding back and you do not have to try and tighten the bats real...
  15. Thread: New M41

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    I am running the 1600 KV. Had the boat out for...

    I am running the 1600 KV. Had the boat out for the first time. Was rough water so I could not run speed runs. My cooling system worked great. I had good water flow out both outlets. My ESC temps were...
  16. Thread: New M41

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    I have now modified the rudder to flow more...

    I have now modified the rudder to flow more water. What I found was the hole drilled down through the rudder by Traxxas was just over .100 in diameter. The restriction comes from the hose fitting and...
  17. Thread: New M41

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    I run my Spartan and my M41 off my big boat and I...

    I run my Spartan and my M41 off my big boat and I always have my dinghy ready to go for retrieval. I do not think any one has pushed this boat that far past 50 yet so blow over is yet to be...
  18. Thread: New M41

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    The Leopard motor fits great. There is even a...

    The Leopard motor fits great. There is even a slight gap between the foam and the motor.



    The Spartan cable will not work on the M41. Also the Leopard 4082 fits perfectly and does not touch the...
  19. Thread: New M41

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    Received my new boat today. I had to see if the...

    Received my new boat today. I had to see if the new leopard 4082 would fit. It bolted in perfectly. Also my aeromarine coupler also fits just clearing the shield. My next task will be install the new...
  20. Thread: M41 mods..... Pics

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    I also have the same motor and esc and will be...

    I also have the same motor and esc and will be installing them when my new boat arrives. Who has a dual pickup rudder for the boat or is it the same as the Spartan?
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    Is the stock prop that comes with the boat the...

    Is the stock prop that comes with the boat the same as the Spartan? I think I will be starting out with the Prather 215 stainless prop. This is very close to the stock Spartan prop in pitch but much...
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    whenever I ran my Spartan I always had the extra...

    whenever I ran my Spartan I always had the extra straps in the boat and used them to hold the round foam pipe insulation that would keep the batteries in place. They would also add just a small...
  23. Thread: New M41

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    New M41

    Okay I ordered my new M41. Curious how the motor attaches. I will be updating the motor and ESC and will see how fast I can make it. I also would like to upgrade the flex cable and go with two...
  24. Thread: M41 or Spartan?

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    I am looking at the M41. I have an extra leopard...

    I am looking at the M41. I have an extra leopard 4082 motor and would install the latest 180amp ESC. Anyone done any switching yet to update the boat. I also wonder what upgrades I would need to do...
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    I run the stock size .150 cable from Jeff Wholts...

    I run the stock size .150 cable from Jeff Wholts in both boats. My boat has a straight flex tube with the liner and my sons boat has a slightly bent tube with liner just as it comes from Traxxas. We...
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