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    thanks everybody. I have a small fire-safe on...

    thanks everybody.

    I have a small fire-safe on the way from amazon - I will keep my batteries in there for storage (they will also be inside lipo bags)

    I also have a 4-pack of small lipo bags so...
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    Thanks Single_Trac Another question I meant...

    Thanks Single_Trac

    Another question I meant to ask (but forgot) was whether I should be charging with the batteries actually in the bag. I think i'll pick up some single-battery bags.

    Also -...
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    Thanks for the feedback I spent the first 2...

    Thanks for the feedback

    I spent the first 2 years of my rc hobby without lipo’s because I didn’t want to deal with the risk. There is so much talk about lipo fires that i have a hard time...
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    LiPo Storage

    I only recently started using LiPos.

    I have a LiPo bag that fits multiple batteries and I have 5 in there at the moment. I thought it would be convenient to keep them together but I recently...
  5. Unbelievable. I had a similar experience the...

    Unbelievable. I had a similar experience the other day - somehow things started working again after turning everything off for an hour. I found this sub Forum and was really upset to see a whole...
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    good grief. I just bought the Bluetooth...

    good grief.

    I just bought the Bluetooth module last week and have not had much time to play with it. just tried the other day and the firmware install failed. initially appeared to brick my...
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    thanks Grave - i'll be using Traxxas batteries......

    thanks Grave - i'll be using Traxxas batteries... i think they are burst 50C


    good info Klay. our local hobby shop guy said it's a noticeable difference.

    turns out there does exist a...
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    Great - thanks for the info

    Great - thanks for the info
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    Battery questions

    Any issue running 3s packs in the 8s v2 truck? Just slower or is the higher voltage required to run at all?

    Annoying that my ezpeak dual charger can’t handle 4s and the “starter pack” battery kit...
  10. Thread: Understeer

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    Today I was lapping an outdoor track after making...

    Today I was lapping an outdoor track after making the change mentioned above. Steering was twitchy but probably a better experience overall with less understeer (which seems like maybe was just due...
  11. Thread: Understeer

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    Yesterday i spent some time on my basher track in...

    Yesterday i spent some time on my basher track in my back yard. The steering really felt awful (slow and tending to plow). I can't tell if something changed with the car or i'm just more sensitive...
  12. Thread: Understeer

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    Thanks Razor - i didn't run the new tires on...

    Thanks Razor -

    i didn't run the new tires on the clay track very long so hopefully they will improve over time.

    Is the stock servo saver adjustable? I haven't taken things apart to check. I...
  13. Thread: Understeer

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    Thanks everybody. MaxDee - my slash is stock,...

    Thanks everybody.

    MaxDee - my slash is stock, which i believe means there's no center diff (just a slipper). Center diff is on my radar though. Maybe i could change the front and rear diff oils...
  14. Thread: Understeer

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    Trying to navigate a tight track also made me...

    Trying to navigate a tight track also made me start wishing the servo was faster/stronger.
  15. Thread: Understeer

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    Understeer

    I had my slash 4x4 on two tracks this past weekend - one inside (clay) and one outside (dirt).

    I ran brand new Proline Prime SC 2.2/3.0 M4 tires inside and the stock slash tires outside. My...
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    Good call jimbo, thanks. I never use Ebay, but...

    Good call jimbo, thanks. I never use Ebay, but this might be a good reason to hunt some rc stuff. A quick search turns up a kit of hardware from disassembled rtr trucks that's pretty close to...
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    Spare Hardware Kit?

    Is there a generic 'nuts and bolts (and washers and screws)' hardware kit available for the slash?

    For example, i thought i lost a screw from the suspension the other day and almost had to take a...
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    Thanks again everybody. great rundown jvogel. ...

    Thanks again everybody. great rundown jvogel.

    Yesterday i checked out my local indoor track. It was like ice with my stock slash wheels so i had to drop a bunch of cash on some slicks. That was...
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    i just re-found the video that sparked my...

    i just re-found the video that sparked my investigation into my axles to begin with.

    such a bummer this guy doesn't make videos anymore. his content is excellent
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    Thanks guys. The Tekno design seems like it...

    Thanks guys. The Tekno design seems like it might trapping less debris. I'm still on the fence about which to get and when i'm gonna do it, but i'll keep you posted.

    Guess i'm gonna have to...
  21. Thread: L'il Devil

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    that's awesome

    that's awesome
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    Best Basher Axles?

    I recently got a slash 4x4 vxl - my first RC. While replacing my a-arms a few days ago I checked my stock axles in response to a video I watched. I found that the video was correct. Tons of dirt...
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    Great, thanks. Kind of wishing i got a...

    Great, thanks. Kind of wishing i got a higher-end Slash, but this being my first rc i couldn't justify the expense. But upgrades are part of the fun i guess :)
  24. Great thread. Thanks for the link - good...

    Great thread.



    Thanks for the link - good reading. I'm considering picking up center diff. Still undecided but leaning towards trying it out.
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    I'm new to RC and just broke my first A-arm a...

    I'm new to RC and just broke my first A-arm a couple days ago. I was planning on going aluminum to prevent a repeat problem but i was talked out of it at my local shop along the lines of...
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