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    That is normal for the novice classes I have...

    That is normal for the novice classes I have seen.

    Also, because novice classes run RTR electronics, they normally do not fall into ROAR rules, and have their own rule set dictated by the race...
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    The biggest problem with upgrading the radio are...

    The biggest problem with upgrading the radio are the lockable diffs and operating them on one channel. If your get a better radio like a Spektrum DX6R, or even a DX5R (or 5C), you have a couple of...
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    Here are your options for the TRX4... ...

    Here are your options for the TRX4...

    https://traxxas.com/products/showroom?f%5B0%5D=field_type%3A62172

    The two Sport models and the one with tracks are all single speed transmissions and no...
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    At the lower levels it all about tuning, driving...

    At the lower levels it all about tuning, driving ability and consistency. When you start competing in the non-newbie classes you'll have to start throwing money at your truck to get it to perform...
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    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! Not sure what version...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    Not sure what version you are getting, can't find any of the TRX4 kits listed as "Ultimate". It sounds like you are not new to RC, so I would recommend the Sport Kit or...
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    The adventure continues... My charger has been...

    The adventure continues...

    My charger has been down for a while, so I really haven't done anything with my batteries in a while. This last week I received my new Venom 4-channel charger and have...
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    Took the ESC back today to my LHS today, did not...

    Took the ESC back today to my LHS today, did not get a definitive answer to if they'd exchange the ESC for another one. The owner said he'd talk to the HW rep on Monday to see if he can exchange it....
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    100% The MambaX has an 8 amp BEC, which is...

    100%

    The MambaX has an 8 amp BEC, which is more that enough amperage to power your truck, so no external BEC is needed.

    As stated above, the stock RX will only handle 6VDC, and will fry if you...
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    Man, this truck has been a 100% nightmare, never...

    Man, this truck has been a 100% nightmare, never had a build, scratch or otherwise give me so much trouble in just about every phase.

    Just getting ready to put the lid on it, wanted to perform the...
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    Lower level racing, sure. Those other trucks...

    Lower level racing, sure.

    Those other trucks have the advantage of having good track manners out of the box, but if you take the time to learn how to tune your suspension, you'll be competitive....
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    Great input on the bottom of my prints. Right now...

    Great input on the bottom of my prints. Right now I am tweaking my bed level a little between prints to get both sides to look the same.

    To prove just how easily amazed I can be, I printed off a...
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    My 3.8 E-Maxx tires will not fit on my Slash at...

    My 3.8 E-Maxx tires will not fit on my Slash at all, they hit the chassis before the hex even gets close to the wheel.

    You really don't want that size of tires on a Slash, 2.8s are hard enough on...
  13. The pinion gear is the small one that attaches to...

    The pinion gear is the small one that attaches to the shaft that comes out of the motor. This gear is held in place by a small set screw (AKA: grub screw). If you look at the motor output shaft, you...
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    If it is a Traxxas body for a 2WD or 4WD Slash it...

    If it is a Traxxas body for a 2WD or 4WD Slash it should fit.
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    That little scoop you have between the front...

    That little scoop you have between the front shock tower is acting like a wing at high speed.
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    That's good if you want it limited-slip. For...

    That's good if you want it limited-slip.

    For normal running I use Associated Black Grease. It coats well, stays on, and wipes off easily when performing maintenance. You don't need that much,...
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    Well, I have gotten one of my "practical" prints...

    Well, I have gotten one of my "practical" prints out of the way.

    The bulk of my RCs run off of my DX5R or my DX5C, and it gets a little confusing at times as to what radio runs which RC. So, I...
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    Welcome to the dark side...! I am knee deep...

    Welcome to the dark side...!

    I am knee deep into the electronics right now. Believe it or not, this hot mess represents progress...
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    You suck... now you have me looking at buying one...

    You suck... now you have me looking at buying one of these too.

    Seriously, great video and great review. The Ender 3 might become my second 3D printer.
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    Welcome to the forums!!! To maximize your fun,...

    Welcome to the forums!!!

    To maximize your fun, recommend getting something close to what you bought your son.
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    Working on the electronics and I am just starting...

    Working on the electronics and I am just starting to realize what a hydra this thing has turned out to be. I'll get it done...

    I have had the front lights installed and wired for a while, this...
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    The printing continues!!! I REALLY need to dig...

    The printing continues!!!

    I REALLY need to dig into Fusion 360 and learn how to draw my own parts. Until then, I have been scouring Thingiverse for stuff to print that I find useful.

    Here are...
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    No worries brother, I am just being...

    No worries brother, I am just being argumentative… Happens when I don't get enough sleep.

    As much as I like the metric system and try to embrace it whenever I can (much to the annoyance of the...
  24. Sounds like you are confusing voltage with...

    Sounds like you are confusing voltage with C-Rating (amperage).

    Voltage...
    You should only run as high as the manufacturer recommends, and gear accordingly. If 3S (11.1VDC nominal) is max rated...
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    Burba said "30-35kg", which is > 1000oz, not...

    Burba said "30-35kg", which is > 1000oz, not "30-35kgcm", which is ~ 450oz... <_<

    Which is why I asked for a link.

    Going back to Burga's question, the Mamba X will power a 30-35kgcm servo with...
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