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    Only thing that could hurt is naturally with any...

    Only thing that could hurt is naturally with any lipo, there is risk of fire, and the cheaper the battery, the greater the risk. With proper storage and use, the risk minimizes. So... in theory,...
  2. Couple of questions... 1: Does the receiver...

    Couple of questions...
    1: Does the receiver power on when you power up the ESC?
    2: Do you have control over the ESC via the TX when you power it up?

    If you answer No to either of those...
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    And a happy fourth to you as well. I've heard a...

    And a happy fourth to you as well. I've heard a lot of good things about Gens Ace. I went the super cheap route and bought 3 Zeee hard case packs off Amazon. 2s, 5200mah, 50c, with deans already on...
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    I second what Rocket said. I was a big proponent...

    I second what Rocket said. I was a big proponent of NiMH and bucked against the lipo for a long time, but it's really difficult to argue against them. They are lighter, which saves overall vehicle...
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    You can look up how to break in a brushed motor...

    You can look up how to break in a brushed motor on google as there are a few different methods. I personally have never actually done it, but if I were to do it, I'd probably use the water method. ...
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    I cant really help you with the rebuild portion...

    I cant really help you with the rebuild portion for the servo, but can offer some sage advice when it comes to troubleshooting and repairing parts. If there is no visible or obvious damage, only...
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    I dont know about 16/90, but I can tell you both...

    I dont know about 16/90, but I can tell you both of the brand new 2wd models I bought this year both have the fixed gear adapters installed from the factory for the 19/90 gearing. They do what they...
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    Another option to try to track down what is...

    Another option to try to track down what is putting pressure on the servo is to slowly disconnect each part. Start at the steering rod that connects to each knuckle, one at a time. Take one off on...
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    The "beep" noise you are hearing is an electrical...

    The "beep" noise you are hearing is an electrical hum from the servo motor. It should do this anytime you put pressure on the servo as it tries to hold it's position. When you took off the servo...
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    Sounds like the perfect excuse to upgrade the esc...

    Sounds like the perfect excuse to upgrade the esc ;)
  11. You could still run the thinner hexes if you got...

    You could still run the thinner hexes if you got washers that fit outside of the wheel. That's what I originally meant in my first post... finding a washer that fits in the same spot the nut goes in...
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    The sponge painting is honestly super simple. ...

    The sponge painting is honestly super simple. I've done a lot of spray paint art in the past few years and learned a few different techniques. I used a larger "sea sponge" so it would have a bit...
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    Well thanks for the compliment

    Well thanks for the compliment
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    Yeah, the amount of torque from this motor is...

    Yeah, the amount of torque from this motor is crazy. I can see why it's usually used in the 4x4 and not the 2wd. Im not sure if Im glad I dont get a lot of traction or not. Spinning wheels means...
  15. Im assuming you mean the nut bottomed out on the...

    Im assuming you mean the nut bottomed out on the thread before it contacted the wheel firmly? If so, try to find a washer that fits inside the area where the nut goes with a large enough hole to fit...
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    i guess there is only one real way to find out,...

    i guess there is only one real way to find out, just bring the trucks there and see what happens... lol!

    This is what our beach looks like......
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    I appreciate the responses. I was afraid that...

    I appreciate the responses. I was afraid that paddles would be the only viable option, especially with a brushless motor.

    @RCWilly Im in Florida and the beach sand we have is fine and soft,...
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    Yes, when you adjust the TSM to 0, it will no...

    Yes, when you adjust the TSM to 0, it will no longer counter steer for you, so the front wheels should stay exactly where ever you point them. Since it works of a gyroscope, it is literally sensing...
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    Beach sand tires besides paddles?

    Ok, so... the next step in both my build and my wife's build are new tires. We do plan on trying to run these at the beach on occasion. She is pretty set on getting some 2.8 wheels and tires, most...
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    Do you have a spare servo to test with? It...

    Do you have a spare servo to test with? It almost sounds like it's an electrical issue inside the servo, like it might be getting "lost" with it's orientation and stops responding for a minute, then...
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    Got the Mrs' body all mounted up. She loves how...

    Got the Mrs' body all mounted up. She loves how tall it is and will probably be swapping out to 2.8 wheels and tires for a more Monster Slash look. They might actually clear without much trimming...
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    With the others that I built, I only put a washer...

    With the others that I built, I only put a washer on the backside (or reinforce the lexan with something else). I didnt bother with the top side. I suppose it would depend on your driving and how...
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    Unfortunately I dont have a good answer for you...

    Unfortunately I dont have a good answer for you as I dont really know 32p gearing that well (I assume its 32p with such a low tooth count on your spur). Im running 20/86 48p in mine with a Castle...
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    Well thanks guys. It's a shame that this...

    Well thanks guys. It's a shame that this particular one wont work. I really wish I had some extra tools, like a brake line bender and a mapp gas torch. If I did, I'd try my hand at making a metal...
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    So, even though Im not using this roll bar on my...

    So, even though Im not using this roll bar on my truck (because the type of plastic that makes up a coat hanger is impervious to adhesives!) I figured I'd at least still share how to make one...
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