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    Both the front and rear housing is open at the...

    Both the front and rear housing is open at the ends and water will get into either the same way.


    An axle seal just like a real rear would be awesome!
  2. Thread: Servo winch

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    Testing the servo winch by lifting my buddys TRX....

    Testing the servo winch by lifting my buddys TRX. The winch hardly even changes sound when it leaves the ground!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3b6beuJ1-4
  3. Thread: Best upgrades

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    I have entered 3 comps with my TRX and I have...

    I have entered 3 comps with my TRX and I have finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd, so I'd say it does pretty well.

    I have all the stock electronics still but I did recently replace my steering servo with a...
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    Today I came in 2nd at the 3rd comp I have gone...

    Today I came in 2nd at the 3rd comp I have gone too.

    https://s33.postimg.cc/sc65v4hlb/Tank_3rd_comp.jpg

    https://s33.postimg.cc/3vo00o3zz/Tank_3rd_comp_2.jpg
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  5. Thread: Servo winch

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    I finally took some pictures of the winch. ...

    I finally took some pictures of the winch.

    https://s33.postimg.cc/5uqbfwb0f/Finished_Winch_2.jpg

    https://s33.postimg.cc/biwm6t2i7/Fairlead_1.jpg
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  6. Thread: Servo winch

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    Thanks, The older I get the harder it is doing...

    Thanks, The older I get the harder it is doing small things like that!
  7. Thread: Servo winch

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    I got it mostly done tonight and it seems to work...

    I got it mostly done tonight and it seems to work great!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAgcU8scF3Q
  8. Thread: Servo winch

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    Thanks, I'm about done but there is a few...

    Thanks,

    I'm about done but there is a few things I'd do differently net time. One thing I need to change is get some flat head 2.5mm screws to replace the two you see in the picture above. Those...
  9. Thread: Servo winch

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    I made a little progress since the last picture. ...

    I made a little progress since the last picture.


    I had to start partially over and rethink a few things. I did get the shaft made, just need one more end plate and then I can wire this thing...
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    Sticky: I got first place with this run at my second comp...

    I got first place with this run at my second comp ever.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBFrKFAEKrg
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    Steel lock rings

    My white wagon wheels have a steel inner lock ring and I like the weight of them. My new wheels had aluminum rings and that was the only thing I disliked about them so I made new steel ones.
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  13. Thread: Servo winch

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    OK, I started on my servo winch and If you have...

    OK, I started on my servo winch and If you have the right equipment it is very easy to do. I thought the spool would be the tough part, turns out it was one of the simplest steps so far.

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  14. Thread: Servo winch

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    I liked the first video and might follow some of...

    I liked the first video and might follow some of what he did but I'm leaning more toward the second video winch type.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5YFlWyfnCs
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  15. Thread: Xl-5 HV

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    Just finished wiring up the BEC to my home made Y...

    Just finished wiring up the BEC to my home made Y splitter and it works great.
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    I seen a bunch of videos on YouTube on how to do...

    I seen a bunch of videos on YouTube on how to do this. It has me convinced to try it when I'm ready or a winch.

    To run it I'll probably go with the Warn remote controller since I don't have any...
  17. Thread: Xl-5 HV

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    Mine will power both the lights and CC BEC once...

    Mine will power both the lights and CC BEC once it comes. I made a Y adapter to split it.
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    Tonight I got rid of the last of the plastic...

    Tonight I got rid of the last of the plastic parts on my front portal. I made that tie rod out of 1/4'' brass and bent it to clear that monster front cover. The portal covers are just cheap ebay...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNZYghSznCo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNZYghSznCo
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    I forgot I had a short video of us at lunch. ...

    I forgot I had a short video of us at lunch.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGzME0wr-nc
  21. Probably, I had to cut mine down after installing...

    Probably, I had to cut mine down after installing my new wheels. They just stuck out too far and looked odd.
  22. Thread: Trx4 Gear Ratio

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    I went to a 9T.

    I went to a 9T.
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    Sticky: Second run, almost the same course but ran...

    Second run, almost the same course but ran backwards.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBBdy1mxGuk
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    Sticky: I ran my first crawler comp on Sunday. It was...

    I ran my first crawler comp on Sunday. It was rainy and the rocks were slimy but I ended up getting first place in the stock class and took 3rd overall!

    First run.
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    Sticky: Here's a quick video of the setup we have at work...

    Here's a quick video of the setup we have at work to play on during break and lunch time.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGzME0wr-nc
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