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    All kinds of improvements have been made to the...

    All kinds of improvements have been made to the body design. Everything fits together, supports each other, and best of all there's more room all around.

    The transmitter will be mounted up top...
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    I meant if ONE servo went dead it could screw...

    I meant if ONE servo went dead it could screw everything up, happens often enough.
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    Sounds like motor wires are wrong on both...

    Sounds like motor wires are wrong on both accounts. If not, sounds like the radio has lost sync.


    ** edit

    Sorry I some how missed your last three lines when I read.

    But really there is no...
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    I took a video yesterday of the CNC machine doing...

    I took a video yesterday of the CNC machine doing it's thang:


    https://youtu.be/OhM50qAbzTg

    Cutting out parts for a "Parallel Gripper" just something I whipped up to test the precision and...
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    Birthday weekend has come to an end, back to work...

    Birthday weekend has come to an end, back to work I go!

    I've finally found a solution to my heavy-duty battery straps! I have been concerned about the mounting o-rings being too strong and...
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    ... and vice versa! I've seen a simple SQUARE...

    ... and vice versa! I've seen a simple SQUARE take up 50 lines from one of my programs!

    Regardless, no real knowledge is needed for anyone getting in to this - youtube, forums - everything is...
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    Thanks panek! I've been doing all kinds of...

    Thanks panek! I've been doing all kinds of reading on them, and I can't yet see what I'd need to do manually for what I plan on doing, but I'm sure down the road I'll be saying, "pfft I used to let...
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    SOOO . . . . Got the CNC machine all wired up...

    SOOO . . . .

    Got the CNC machine all wired up and put together and working! What a learning curve this has been.

    Tested it out with a piece of red translucent plexi-glass and here she is:
    ...
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    Sitting around WAITING for the router and the...

    Sitting around WAITING for the router and the CNC's brain to clear customs, I've had plenty of time to further tweak the design. I've ordered all new lighting for the ground station (another $50 in...
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    Sounds fantastic! I have so many hills and...

    Sounds fantastic!

    I have so many hills and trees around me, hate it!

    HOWEVER a fantastic tool I've been using allows me to figure out topology and radio strengths! So I can plot out my radio...
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    This thread isn't thread jacked if you're talking...

    This thread isn't thread jacked if you're talking about Summit FPV as far as I'm concerned! =)

    As for specific gear, if a mod could comment on what should and shouldn't be said that could be a...
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    I've been so busy with learning all this new...

    I've been so busy with learning all this new CAD/CAM software I haven't had much time to work on the car itself. I've come up with what seems to be the most efficient/realistic design for the camera...
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    The 12" Screen arrived ALREADY. It's GORGEOUS! ...

    The 12" Screen arrived ALREADY. It's GORGEOUS! Weighs virtually nothing, has blue screen disabling, audio amplifier, HDMI, VGA, RCA, USB. Incredibly bright, hurts my eyes if I stare at it with...
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    That is completely crazy cool. However, tell me...

    That is completely crazy cool. However, tell me you're planning on putting in some sort of vertical articulation? Climbing over ramps/hills/bumps you'll lose 50% of the traction I'd expect?

    Your...
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    I ordered a 12" screen, 1600 nits. That's almost...

    I ordered a 12" screen, 1600 nits. That's almost BLINDINGLY bright, won't be an issue in direct sunlight! Here's ROUGHLY how the new top will look as a result, I like it!
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    Ahah almost 4 seconds of hang time there at the...

    Ahah almost 4 seconds of hang time there at the end!

    But yeah, you're CERTAINLY going to blow diffs with those tires and 6S, those things were meant to handle about 500x less speed than you're...
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    Thanks a lot Delta, it's always great to hear...

    Thanks a lot Delta, it's always great to hear positive feedback on a build!

    I'm currently browsing eBay for a new monitor for the ground station, 1200nits brightness means I can view the screen...
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    Hah looks like it's hit 20! It's totally a...

    Hah looks like it's hit 20!

    It's totally a Summit..... WITH a camera and some gear on it!

    Summit transmission, differentials, axles, suspension, chassis(s) and more! But I agree it's not your...
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    It will be used for....... giving me something to...

    It will be used for....... giving me something to do for a few hours. And then I'll be bored and on to the next thing no doubt hah. That's what I'm afraid of, perhaps it's why it's taking forever...
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    Well I've been working away - basically since my...

    Well I've been working away - basically since my last post - learning all the new CAM software and getting everything ordered. It's all in the mail: Router from NY, Machine from a store in Illinois...
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    Oh yeah salt water too haha! I've never...

    Oh yeah salt water too haha!

    I've never protected my lipos and they've always been fine I don't get that argument. The cells are individually wrapped inside whatever wrapping that comes on them...
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    Sounds like the batteries died. Then the blue...

    Sounds like the batteries died. Then the blue button got filled with sand or gunk and it doesn't work correctly now. I hate that button.

    So even with the new batteries you can't turn it on...
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    Bullets never disconnect on me. Traxxas is the...

    Bullets never disconnect on me. Traxxas is the hardest to disconnect it seems, I'm always afraid of slipping and pulling the wires out of the connectors. Bullets can just be spread open a bit on...
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    I remember trying that, but then I shoved the...

    I remember trying that, but then I shoved the darned screw driver in to my finger tip and said, "that's IT! Bullet connectors it is."
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    I assume you mean the battery connector, the...

    I assume you mean the battery connector, the traxxas battery connector?

    Those are a pain to solder, but a large tip is best for soldering battery connectors because they transfer the heat much...
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