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    I race two Slashs, one stock, and one with a MM...

    I race two Slashs, one stock, and one with a MM 4600kv. I use stock gearing, but like the robinson pinion better than the stock Slash. Both tracks I run on are large and loose. A right on gear mesh,...
  2. Thread: racing the slash

    by papaw
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    Thats about all I do. Last yr raced spec class at...

    Thats about all I do. Last yr raced spec class at http://www.cullmanrchobbies.com/index.html
    Thats about 60 miles away, but we had 6-10 stock Slashs every race. I lost a race or two because I was...
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    Thanks everyone, a lot of info to think about. I...

    Thanks everyone, a lot of info to think about. I guess the bottom line is hold the voltage, and don't overheat anything. I've got in mind what I want to try now. Wt has not been a problem for me, I...
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    How much lipo capacity for racing?

    I raced spec class, and open last yr with a stock Slash and 7 cells. This yr I am building a bl mm Slash to race open class with. I know, better to buy as much capacity as you can afford, but how...
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    Our spec group runs the pinion and spur out of...

    Our spec group runs the pinion and spur out of the box. This past season, I used 7 cell humps. Both Trinity Reference 4800, and a 5000. I believe motor temp were 120-140 or so. We ran 5 min heats and...
  6. Make sure wheels are on good, some slipper...

    Make sure wheels are on good, some slipper clutches were way too tight from factory. If dusty track, clutch cover will get a bunch of grit in it from the cut out on the bottom. Not sure why Traxxas...
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    How do you run: Race only, spec, and if I think...

    How do you run:
    Race only, spec, and if I think I have any chance 1/10 open 2wd

    Batt./Charger:
    Trinity 7-hump, mrc 977 charger

    Radio:
    Spektrum dx3.0

    Body: Stock
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    Thank you sir, got that one written down. The...

    Thank you sir, got that one written down. The Titans have done well, but just want to try something new next year. This ole 62yr old PaPaw dug out 4th. out of 11 trucks in their Extreme race Sat.,...
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    Big 1/8 scale layout, 80ft or so back straight,...

    Big 1/8 scale layout, 80ft or so back straight, technical interior, pictures at

    http://www.cullmanrchobbies.com/index.html

    Thanks for any help, I also run on another shorter dirt track, and a...
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    27 turn motor options?

    The track where I run Slash spec class says we can use a stock 27t motor
    in place of the Titan 12t. I am on my third Titan, and yes I have gone by the book to keep them going. Any suggestions on one...
  11. Thread: racing my slash

    by papaw
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    If the track is loose, that 4wd stuff will run...

    If the track is loose, that 4wd stuff will run off and leave you spinnng the rear wheels. Some agressive pin head wheels will be needed for sure. I have used Proline Basher Pin wheels for the rear of...
  12. Thread: sleve?

    by papaw
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    Good question and answer, but what do you folks...

    Good question and answer, but what do you folks use to shield the power lines to lessen any radio interference? Thanks for being there.
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    I took Skulli's advice a while back and got one...

    I took Skulli's advice a while back and got one of these. Like he said, no disappointment. I also got a Ven. 6c 5000, its been ok, but now wish I had gotten two of the Trinity 7c 4600s.
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    Oh my goodness, I would never get that back...

    Oh my goodness, I would never get that back together. I know, just doing it makes you good at it.
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    Other possible Bodies

    I have read most of the body post but have not seen what I am looking for.
    Have any of you found a body, any body, that will allow the wheels and tires,
    larger ones with agressive pins to miss the...
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    Thanks bungle, I did read the rules before I...

    Thanks bungle, I did read the rules before I joined. Have no idea what I did, but have now ask. Growing up, I got by fanny whipped with a belt, but I knew why, and deserved it. We'll see what they...
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    JTC, looks like you might be a ole timer like me....

    JTC, looks like you might be a ole timer like me. Love the scale stuff, new to all of this. Acting like a 60 something kid with my Slash. Like the Reagan stuff
    at the bottom also. This ole Bama boy...
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    Great pictures, thanks for sharing. Especially...

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing. Especially the two in the air that looked like they barely missed each other.
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    Thanks for the post. Good info for a newcomer,...

    Thanks for the post. Good info for a newcomer, with a new Slash I have not even run. Saw one run today at our dirt track. Very dusty plus new to rc driver = not to good a showing. Wonder if the pin...
  20. Thread: Street vs. dirt

    by papaw
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    Well I'm new to this, a ole fellow to boot. My...

    Well I'm new to this, a ole fellow to boot. My LHS runs parking lot races one Sunday, and dirt track the next and so on. Only have the Slash and a little Losi MMB I have been learning with. Mr Slash...
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    A 90 on a hill side. Would hate to be a TM back...

    A 90 on a hill side. Would hate to be a TM back there...gn
    PaPaw:wacko:
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    Your right on Sellinchevs, and I'm one of those...

    Your right on Sellinchevs, and I'm one of those you speak of. Thanks to all for the many good post. I have read them ALL. Mine came in today to local
    HobbyTown in NW Ala. Will get it later today,...
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