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    A single LED should be enough. You'll need a...

    A single LED should be enough. You'll need a resistor to to lower the voltage from the Rx to what the LED is rated for, use the calculator below to find the value of the resistor needed.
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  2. Thread: 3 monitors

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    Not sure if they changed it on the 300 series...

    Not sure if they changed it on the 300 series cards but on the 200 series at least one monitor had to be connected via Displayport for 3 screen Eyefinity to work. If your monitors don't have a...
  3. Thread: LED Resistors

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    Glad you've got it figured out! I've done a few...

    Glad you've got it figured out! I've done a few different homemade lighting setups including a T-Maxx bumper that draws enough current that I had to rewire it for a 9v battery because when I had it...
  4. Thread: LED Resistors

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    Using a 6v input and a 5v forward voltage I came...

    Using a 6v input and a 5v forward voltage I came up with,

    10ma = 100 ohm
    20ma = 56 "
    30ma = 39 "
    40ma = 27 "
    50ma = 22 "
    (rounded up to generally available resistors)

    You'll also want too...
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    Even though the CPU/motherboard is a few...

    Even though the CPU/motherboard is a few generations behind it would still be a huge upgrade from your P4 system. It's lacking USB 3.0 and a Blu-Ray drive but for about $60-$80 you could add a USB...
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    When I first signed up with Comcast around 1999...

    When I first signed up with Comcast around 1999 it was 512k/128k, sad thing is I was paying a lot more back then!
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    http://www.speedtest.net/result/3168554162.png...

    http://www.speedtest.net/result/3168554162.png
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    Check all three sets of screws; engine mount to...

    Check all three sets of screws; engine mount to chassis, engine to mount, and transmission to chassis. Also use the paper method to set the gear mesh.
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    From my LHS, made by Great Planes and fits a...

    From my LHS, made by Great Planes and fits a Futaba "J" plug.
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    I have mine next to the steering servo and...

    I have mine next to the steering servo and installed a custom switch and charging jack on the Rx box.
    http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o180/johnny5c/IMG_0453Small.jpg...
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    buy.traxxas.com has all of the discontinued...

    buy.traxxas.com has all of the discontinued models listed,
    http://buy.traxxas.com/default.php?cPath=7817&osCsid=8l7bpo7dedl2bnke202557gdl5
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    What engine are you using? Also what towers and...

    What engine are you using? Also what towers and chassis?
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    You never know what the previous owner might have...

    You never know what the previous owner might have upgraded or what engine the truck originally had so it would be helpful if you could post some pictures but in general;

    The 4910 has a black...
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    Did you really use 5s packs or is that hopefully...

    Did you really use 5s packs or is that hopefully a typo? Try reprogramming the ESC, page 17 in your manual.
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    For your budget that's about the best combo, I've...

    For your budget that's about the best combo, I've had mine for over a year now with no issues. My brother has a 240amp Hydra Ice with a 1521 1y motor and it's a great combo but costs more than...
  16. Thread: 6S and beyond

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    When you say 12s parallel are you talking about...

    When you say 12s parallel are you talking about two 6s packs in parallel? If so it's easy to do with the right ESC wiring or wiring adapter, basically like running one big 6s pack.
  17. Thread: Cabin fever

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    Another 4-7" tonight! ...

    Another 4-7" tonight!
    http://kstp.com/news/stories/S3006401.shtml?cat=1
  18. Thread: Cabin fever

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    Last year at this time I had my boat in the water...

    Last year at this time I had my boat in the water and was getting ready to plant the vegetable garden, now I'm sitting here procrastinating because I don't want to go out and shovel. At least...
  19. I replaced the ball joints, tie rods, spindles,...

    I replaced the ball joints, tie rods, spindles, and shocks on a Ford Explorer in exchange for a brand new ERBE, 4 hours of my time for a $800 truck! All the local shops wanted $1200+ for the labor...
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    Very nice build! I also have the G2 CF chassis...

    Very nice build! I also have the G2 CF chassis with the G3.3 suspension and it handles better than my RacerX/Predator T-Maxx.
    http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o180/johnny5c/IMG_0467Small.jpg
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    I use carbon fiber arrow shafts with my UE and...

    I use carbon fiber arrow shafts with my UE and Gorillamax towers and they hold up really well, most sporting goods stores have blanks cheap and each one will make 3-4 sets of body posts. In a pinch...
  22. Relax, it's nothing major. It can happen with...

    Relax, it's nothing major. It can happen with all nitro engines when they're new, just heat the block with a hairdryer and turn the flywheel to free it.

    Edit: Also remove the plug and make sure...
  23. The reason it's dropping is because the charger...

    The reason it's dropping is because the charger is at full current when you stop the cycle, LiPo chargers reduce the current near the end of the cycle to stabilize the voltage so if you don't run a...
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    I've been running 5s for a while now and I think...

    I've been running 5s for a while now and I think 21/54 is the best for both on and off-road, 22/54 isn't bad but gets a little hot when running on longer grass or with larger tires.
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    Great deal if it's a NIB engine.

    Great deal if it's a NIB engine.
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