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    New MERV Owner

    Wow, this thing is fun and I'm still just using the NiMH packs. I recently got back into RC and the first thing I got was a 1/16 summit. I just wasn't feeling it. Sold it and got a Rustler...2WD...
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    https://www.flickr.com/photos/156415002@N07/414084...

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/156415002@N07/41408414032/in/datetaken/I quit my hissy-fit, manned up and bought a dremel. I “downgraded” to a Power HD 20kg that needed all four mounting flanges...
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    Thanks for the replies! Definitely not trying to...

    Thanks for the replies! Definitely not trying to blame anyone...I read several places and over on Rock Crawler.com it was a direct drop in...no fault but my own for not measuring/researching more. ...
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    After 20 minutes of attempint to solder the BEC...

    After 20 minutes of attempint to solder the BEC lead onto the ESC battery lead, I’m calling it quits. The Savox is coming out and the crap-tastic stock servo is going back in. I should have known...
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    Welp...the 1230SG is NOT a direct drop in. So...

    Welp...the 1230SG is NOT a direct drop in. So much for trusting the forums lol. Very dissapointing but I’m just going to put in the two bolts that line up and cross my fingers....
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    Fixed it, thanks!

    Fixed it, thanks!
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    Bronco Savox 1230SG Install

    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/811/40529799744_9339084bcc_c.jpg

    Will it blend?

    This Saturday I’ll be installing these parts. My first major RC mod ever. How much do fried ESC’s cost to...
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    Nice! I totally understand that "little motor...

    Nice! I totally understand that "little motor screaming it's head off" hahaha. 2nd gear is useful in some situations thats for sure. I was worried about the extra breakable parts, but thats just...
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    Is there an easy way to hook up a BEC without...

    Is there an easy way to hook up a BEC without soldering/hacking into your ECS's mainframe? :woot: I am wanting to do the servo upgrade as well, but I am a noob. I'm a vehicle mechanic though, so...
  10. Thank you! Basically just wondering if I should...

    Thank you! Basically just wondering if I should TRY to hit low voltage cut off every single time I run?
  11. LIPO Run For 10 Min Then Stop...OK To Charge?

    I tried to find this with no luck.

    What if your bash session gets cut short and you are only able to run for say, 10 minutes? Is it ok to let it cool for a bit, then charge it right up for the...
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    HAHA! That doesn't sound too enticing. I...

    HAHA! That doesn't sound too enticing. I basically want a 4WD not too rough terrain racer type car. Maybe the Slash is what I'm after, I just HATE how they look.
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    MERV or Pede 4x4 VXL

    Good God, not another thread about this!?

    I found a few older threads, but still looking for more input.

    I HAD a Rustler, but I could not stand the fact that it basically wouldn't turn at all...
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    I did the trial run because I watch youtube a...

    I did the trial run because I watch youtube a lot. I do not own a TV :D After the trial period I haven't signed back up yet, but I think I will eventually. The ads are so annoying and such a waste...
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    I'm fairly certain I'm going to change the gears...

    I'm fairly certain I'm going to change the gears out to make it just the low gear. I do like the ability to lock and unlock the diffs, but the higher speed isn't too useful for me. It looks kinda...
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    Cool stuff!!! I am already looking at different...

    Cool stuff!!! I am already looking at different bodies for it. I love the Ford body, but variety is the spice of life and all. I'll definitely do the "break, then upgrade" routine. I imagine...
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    TRX4 Bronco 1st Run--1st Crawler

    UH. MAZE. ING.

    I love this truck! I will use the term "truck" when referring to it, because it's a truck...not a "rig". I have never once, heard anyone say "Be right back, I'm taking the rig...
  18. Is there any talk of a Summit 2.0? I am very...

    Is there any talk of a Summit 2.0? I am very interested in the Summit as my 1/16 Summit and Rustler were the epitome of buyers remorse episodes. If an off-road-basher-RC doesn't have true locking...
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    I am debating this as well. I think a big thing...

    I am debating this as well. I think a big thing to consider is the obvious size difference. The TRX4 can be driven over "smaller rough terrain" and still have a blast on things the Summit would...
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    Since I'm on the subject is it possible I jacked...

    Since I'm on the subject is it possible I jacked up the diff and now have semi-locked/locked diffs? I had to replace the entire tranny cover as the rear A-arm mount is part of the stock tranny cover...
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    I'm actually rethinking this now that I've had...

    I'm actually rethinking this now that I've had the Rustler out on uneven terrain. That thing will hardly turn at ALL unless you are almost or all the way OFF throttle....I take back my statement...
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    Thoughts on 2WD vs 4WD

    Just some thoughts to help someone searching for this topic in the future.

    Been out of RC for about 10 years and recently bought a 1/16 Summit (4WD...only option) and a Rustler VXL (2WD...only...
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    So I got the Rustler in about a week ago. I...

    So I got the Rustler in about a week ago. I posted another thread about my first run...I broke the tranny A-arm "inboard" mount thing. I ordered the RPM hybrid tranny case that has those mounts...
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    RPM makes a gearbox with separate A-arm mounts. ...

    RPM makes a gearbox with separate A-arm mounts. DUH! lol. Ordered them just now and the wait begins.
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    3 Laps and Brand New Rustler Broken

    Awesome.

    3 laps around the backyard on a 6 cell NiMH pack with my brand new Rustler VXL and BAM! I hit the fence in the middle of a turn not going too fast and immediatley knew something broke. ...
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