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    Lipo charging/balancing Question.

    Guys,

    I have a pair of FlightPower EON X 30 5000mAh 3s 11.1V Lipos. Have been using them in my ERBE, one of the batteries charges fine after about 35-40 mins, the other one seems to take forever...
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    Thats what I love about this forum!!!! I have...

    Thats what I love about this forum!!!!

    I have lots of good advice, & will start reading up.

    Thanks all.
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    Single Steering Servo Conversion

    Guys,

    Am stripping my Erevo this weekend to fit all my upgrade goodies.

    Any suggestions on a beefy single steering servo?

    Any pics of someones conversion would be a help.

    Regards,
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    Yes, thats what is was doing, no throttle, but...

    Yes, thats what is was doing, no throttle, but steering!!! have recharged batteries again, & will retry later.

    Its raining!!!!!
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    Just re-checked, I was using an old voltmeter,...

    Just re-checked, I was using an old voltmeter, which I should have thrown away a long time ago.

    Got my auto range Fluke onto it

    Voltages on both lipos are now around 4 volts/cell, & total pack...
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    VXL ESC Problems !!!! (I Think)

    Guys,

    Sun came out today, so got the Rusty out, charged up both MaxAmps 11.1v 8000mah lipo's, new batteries in the DX3, & after 4-5mins low voltage led starts flashing!!. Slipped in other lipo,...
  7. Average time to change wishbones - all round??

    Chaps,

    Without knowing it, I broke my lower left wishbone, & bent the tie rod thingy.

    I have just recieved my new RPM replacements. I have studied the ERBE, & it looks way more involved than my...
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    Can 2 ECS's feed one motor?

    Guys,

    Be gentle.

    If the MMM are having problems with 6s, could you have 2 esc's running 3s each, feeding one motor??

    I have already fried a MMM, on 6s, & now have 2 brand new ones.

    Am I...
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    CM220 Motor & MMM ESC

    Guys,

    Have fitted this set-up in my FLM Rusty. I need to make some longer motor to ESC leads. Is it best to solder on longer cables, or fit extensions? What the max length permitted?

    Regards
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    Why has servo lost its 'home' position??

    Guys,

    I have the standard steering servos, got the car ready to take out, & noticed the servos were fighting each other!!. Switched off, & dissed the rods off the servo to find that one has moved...
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    Don't be so tight man, throw the whole car away,...

    Don't be so tight man, throw the whole car away, & get a new one. They only cost, like, 300 bucks or so. Thats what I do, saves trying to fix them, or wasting time ordering spares.

    I just advise,...
  12. I think its the 2.2kv, & the battery is 3s 30c...

    I think its the 2.2kv, & the battery is 3s 30c 8000vh Maxamps.
  13. Picture of Ingredients for new Project !!!

    Guys,

    After a long wait, I bit the bullet. The MMM Combo has landed.

    http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/tt328/thefibreguy_photos/rusty_0001.jpg

    I just need 2 gearing options. (Spur/pinion...
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    Other Model Makes!!!

    Hi All,

    I love all RC, I have 4 Traxxas Trucks, ERBE, T-Max,1/16 Erevo,VXL Rusty. Am I allowed to post pics of my "other make' models.

    If I would not have seen a VXL Traxxas model, on an MCD...
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    Anyone got a Gyro in their ERBE??

    Guys,

    Was just wondering how you get a gyro in with 2 steering servo's.

    Regards
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    FLM steel CVD.

    FLM steel CVD.
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    12mm to 17mm Hex???

    Guys,

    Anyone know of a way to go from 12mm to 17mm hex. Tried to Google, but no luck.

    In anticipation of my MMM, I want to fit my 'spare' 40 series Prolines to the rear, to provide much needed...
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    Ordered MM 2200kv for my FLM Rustler!!

    Guys,

    After umming, & ahhing, for several days, I have decided on the CC MMM ESC, & 2200 kv motor for my full FLM Rustler. I will be running it off 6s Lipo.

    If anyone is using this combo,...
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    This may not help, but I had a problem with my...

    This may not help, but I had a problem with my ESC, it was making funny noises, & not giving me the full tones on start-up, I found the problem was that my steering servo were faulty, & were somehow...
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    Guys, I think I am getting the message. I have...

    Guys,

    I think I am getting the message. I have choices, I need to change the ESC for a MM, get a 4600 motor, or change to 2s.

    This is what happens when you do Ebay, without reading up!!!!!.
    ...
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    The ESC states '3s Lipo - 15 v max', & the motor...

    The ESC states '3s Lipo - 15 v max', & the motor states '3s Lipo Max'. I am running 3s at 11.1v!, why will it 'fry'??. Am I missing something??

    Regards.
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    Quick Rustler/CC Sidewinder Questions.

    Guys,

    I have a Sindwinder ESC, & a Castle 5700 motor. Battery is MaxAmps 3s Lipo 11.1v 8000vh. Just setting things up with my CastleLink. Just want to 'pavement bash'.
    ...
  23. No ESC Status lights, but fans spinning!!!

    Guys,

    I was out this evening, after 10 mins, car stops, no drive/steering!!

    Went over, popped the body, both fans spinning (one on motor heatsink, the other on the ESC heatsink), but no status...
  24. Extreme FLM Rustler Plans - Motor Advice needed. PICS!!

    Guys,

    Have only been doing this a couple of months, but the 'bug has truely bitten' !!

    Mock-up of my design.

    http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/tt328/thefibreguy_photos/flm_0001.jpg
    ...
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    Its 540. Regards.

    Its 540.

    Regards.
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