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    Yes, I know! I'm still eating my shorts trying to...

    Yes, I know! I'm still eating my shorts trying to understand why I paid that much. I wanted it new and I wanted it before this pandemic turns really ugly. Since I have more free time and trying to...
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    I've been watching the price and can tell you...

    I've been watching the price and can tell you that the "Spring Sale" price was $30 less. After the "Spring Sale" event was over, Traxxas returned it to the $929.99 that I bought it for in February...
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    What they really need to do, is the last quarter...

    What they really need to do, is the last quarter inch of the motor shaft should be square and the pinions square hole tolerance should be so precise that if you didn't put it on exactly straight, it...
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    The thing is, I have been using Loctite® for...

    The thing is, I have been using Loctite® for almost thirty years and am well aware of how to prep the two pieces to be joined. It was already mentioned that heat (preferably flame) is one way to...
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    Here is what I did after repeated pinion failures...

    Here is what I did after repeated pinion failures using Red Loctite®. The Loctite® of Henkel (acquired 1997) is not the same Loctite® formula (Loctite Corporation®) of the 60's~70's and today's...
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    The best way to engage support about a...

    The best way to engage support about a problematic servo, is to give them as little information as possible on the phone.

    Just tell them it quit working and don't get into things like; I took it...
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    The two settings to watch are the "Throttle...

    The two settings to watch are the "Throttle Sensitivity" and "Steering Sensitivity" after firmware updates through the Bluetooth Application.

    Another time after updates, my "Steering Sensitivity"...
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    See here: ...

    See here:

    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthread.php?9091750-VXL-8S-ESC-Calibration

    I originally thought it was a calibration issue but it turns out the 2085 and especially the 2085X servo...
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    Thanks! How exquisite; I got my own little...

    Thanks!

    How exquisite; I got my own little Minion cheering section!

    Probably the same mischievous critters that were giving me headaches with my steering servos; wait a minute, those were...
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    You are Welcome! It helped tremendously on...

    You are Welcome!

    It helped tremendously on mine, as that "Throttle Sensitivity" automatically set to 100% after an update and my X-Maxx was slow like it was trying to wade through wet cement. So I...
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    Sorry, the last sentence in my above post should...

    Sorry, the last sentence in my above post should read:

    The "Throttle Setting" in "Garage" is awesome at 120%; but if your "Throttle Sensitivity" in "Drive Effects" is set to 100% like you have it,...
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    That is the problem right there! "Throttle...

    That is the problem right there!

    "Throttle Sensitivity" works the same way as "Steering Sensitivity" in the "Drive Effects" section; not to be confused with "Steering%" in "Drive Effects" or...
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    It is odd to think how I came across the E-Maxx....

    It is odd to think how I came across the E-Maxx. Looking back, I remember ordering each individual piece of the truck and it started its life with the Twin Titan motors. More peculiar in retrospect,...
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    John saved me a big headache when I ordered the...

    John saved me a big headache when I ordered the DS630BLHV because I didn't know at the time of purchase that I needed the specialized horn for the servo as well. He called me up right after I got...
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    The more I thought about it, you are more than...

    The more I thought about it, you are more than right about the transfer of load, impact and force being diverted away from the front bearings. I don't know near enough to understand the full physics...
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    I'm speechless with its performance. I'd be...

    I'm speechless with its performance. I'd be willing to bet it could handle ten straight packs back to back and never heat up or slow down. People underestimate the ProModeler servos. The thing I like...
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    My thoughts are that the front steering bearings...

    My thoughts are that the front steering bearings are receiving all three types of punishment forces a bearing can receive.

    Angular, radial and four point contact pressures. Also, these are the...
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    Do any manufacturers produce the front steering...

    Do any manufacturers produce the front steering blocks yet to accommodate a larger inner bearing? I don't understand why RPM thinks only the rear bearings need attention. If you get a twenty pound RC...
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    What's causing it is 30+ volts being plugged in a...

    What's causing it is 30+ volts being plugged in a series configuration. Happens every time I plug mine in also. You don't need to worry about anything. Luckily, the Traxxas plugs have shields to...
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    Thank you! I was going to go with the GPM...

    Thank you!

    I was going to go with the GPM motor mounts but I didn't know if they had the nyloc nut in the base like the Hot Racing mounts do and if I would have got the GPM mounts, they would have...
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    You are most Welcome! May all your trucks...

    You are most Welcome!

    May all your trucks arrive in perfect working order!
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    I look at it this way. You have all Traxxas...

    I look at it this way. You have all Traxxas equipment, so if anything goes wrong, it most definitely will not be end user error when it comes to storage charging your batteries. Just when your 4S...
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    I'll go with that and I usually keep them at...

    I'll go with that and I usually keep them at 3.65v~3.75 a cell when I custom storage my batteries.
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    I know right! Of my three different brand name...

    I know right!

    Of my three different brand name chargers, they all give a different story on the batteries storage values, which is why anywhere between 3.4 and 3.8 volts per cell is considered...
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    Congratulations on your purchases and Welcome to...

    Congratulations on your purchases and Welcome to the X-Maxx forum!

    Further advice on the LiPo battery storage procedure is to make sure that the batteries are anywhere between 13.6 and 15.2 volts...
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