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  1. Thread: storage

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    The owner of my LHS told me that after a NiMH...

    The owner of my LHS told me that after a NiMH sits overnight or longer to "top them off" before running them. His explanation, which makes perfect sense to me, is that NiMH batteries loose charge at...
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    Just for grins & giggles I charged one of my 2S...

    Just for grins & giggles I charged one of my 2S 5000/40Cs on storage mode at 0.1 amps. It took 20 hrs, 45 minutes to finish! Both cells measured within 0.1 volt of each other at start. When done the...
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    I agree. My understanding of Ohm's law is that...

    I agree. My understanding of Ohm's law is that you can't force amperage into a load (the load here being the battery) so therefore when you set the charge current higher (0.5c vs 2c for example) the...
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    Thanks Panamon. So this brings up the next...

    Thanks Panamon. So this brings up the next question: Since my initial motivation for using the battery in the stored state was lazyness and instant gratification, what constitutes a "short balance...
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    Here's a question: Is it Ok to run a lipo battery...

    Here's a question: Is it Ok to run a lipo battery after charging to "storage" voltage? In other words, let's say I charged my lipo in storage mode a few days ago. Today I want to run it but don't...
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    Tried iCloud - no go. Tried Google Photo but...

    Tried iCloud - no go. Tried Google Photo but couldn't get it to work. Success with photobucket. Here's my daughter's Camaro body...
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    Another silly Noob question - Sorry guys for the...

    Another silly Noob question - Sorry guys for the off subject.
    Why is the time for all posts 7 hrs ahead? This post will be done at 11:05am PST and will say 6:05pm.
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    Nope, doing it on a PC

    Nope, doing it on a PC
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    Gonna try from iCloud but can't figure it out....

    Gonna try from iCloud but can't figure it out. I'm reading a post in the Forum FAQs from 2006 that says "click on the IMG button in the menu that's above the area where you type in your post" I can't...
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    I wonder how it would work to do the plastidip...

    I wonder how it would work to do the plastidip over the drywall tape (no shoo goo)?
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    Can I use iCloud drive?

    Can I use iCloud drive?
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    Good stuff guys, thanks for the input! I like...

    Good stuff guys, thanks for the input!
    I like the comments about the Bajr & the VW rolling over back onto their wheels more easily. Will definitely be a big plus.

    I also like the idea of...
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    Good Basher body

    My stock slash 4x4 body is toast after about 3 months worth of general bashing and some track (which can be worse than bashing because I just can't seem to nail the doubles & triples LOL). I'm...
  14. Thread: Noob intro

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    PS: I run 2s lipos & NmHi batteries - gonna pitch...

    PS: I run 2s lipos & NmHi batteries - gonna pitch the NmHis when more coin comes in. The fun doesn't last as long! :)
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    Any body know of a good heat sink only - no fan....

    Any body know of a good heat sink only - no fan. My Slash 4x4 Velineon 3500 motor runs between 150-170 on the track I go to. Jvogel stated 180 max but I figure better safe than sorry so a sink only...
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    Cool. Thanks Matts!

    Cool. Thanks Matts!
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    Ahhh... Got it. I guess I should have payed...

    Ahhh... Got it. I guess I should have payed attention to what forum I was in. Sorry I"m still in Newb mode. So... Mind telling me how much goes in my Slash 4x4 diffs.
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    Also, how full do you fill the cup? Can't seem to...

    Also, how full do you fill the cup? Can't seem to find that info anywhere. Mine all leaked out and I'm too lazy to open the other to see how much is in there.
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    What happened to Diff Lube in the diff? Nowhere...

    What happened to Diff Lube in the diff? Nowhere in the thread that Matts linked did they recommend actual diff lube (10k, 30k, 50k).
    I get that lube is lube. Wet and slimy is what matters for...
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    I'm a complete newb to RC but I work on machines...

    I'm a complete newb to RC but I work on machines for a living and am very familiar with bearing to shaft, bearing to housing fit importance.
    It amazes me that all these parts just slip fit together...
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    I'm not sure I see the damage you speak of...

    I'm not sure I see the damage you speak of either. I can't tell if I see damage or just glare spots in your pic.
    IMO, if the wrapping is split, rubbed through, melted through or otherwise breached...
  22. Cool. Thanks guys. Ordered the shocks but not the...

    Cool. Thanks guys. Ordered the shocks but not the springs. Gonna wait to see how the white springs do.
    Also ordered some clay tires (Handlebar Clay premounts) since my truck is all over the track...
  23. Christopher, I do have several LHS around me but...

    Christopher,
    I do have several LHS around me but there's a huge variance in opinion from shop to shop, person to person so I'm not sure the info is trustworthy. Not to mention I don't feel good...
  24. About your springs Christopher, this is kind of...

    About your springs Christopher, this is kind of the point of my thread. You obviously know what you want but how would you go about finding the shorter springs without good specs on what's out there....
  25. 86mm c/c on eyletes All four are the same. Lower...

    86mm c/c on eyletes All four are the same.
    Lower spring cups on all are identical - 6.5mm between spring landing and shock rod end landing.

    Cutting springs and re-bending the ends to be flat is...
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