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    I don't have dual servos but I did manage to rig...

    I don't have dual servos but I did manage to rig up my own lighting kit. I found some old tea lights and wired them all in parallel to a 9V battery. Presto, the battery lasts forever and I turn it on...
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    2nd time is the charm, man. I had one #2080 burn...

    2nd time is the charm, man. I had one #2080 burn up on me (also burned out ESC). It took a while just to get the parts to me, but they replaced it for free. That was two years ago, and so far no more...
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    Sounds like you had a great run! I personally go...

    Sounds like you had a great run! I personally go to the skatepark only for skating (yep, I skateboard too :) ) but I have definitely thought about doing it before. I tend to shy away from it for...
  4. Thread: Mud terrains

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    That's when you get your training in plastic...

    That's when you get your training in plastic scale body trimming. :thumbup:
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    Is the QR-1 what people really say it is?

    Hey everybody,
    I've gotten into flying quadcopters lately, and I've been using this cheapy Chinese one that has been running OK (and the controller is actually a joy to use), but one of the props...
  6. Question: What happens if your slipper clutch is too tight (or too loose)?

    Hey guys,
    I was just doing some regular truck tuneups the other day and I remembered that my truck was slipping (not a lot, but more than I like it too.) I tightened it up a few turns, and then put...
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    Honestly, I would go with the Summit. But if you...

    Honestly, I would go with the Summit. But if you think about it, the MERV and the Summit are really basically the same thing except a few choice parts are different.
  8. Thread: Bad Battery?

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    WOW! That was a really quick response! But...

    WOW! That was a really quick response!

    But anyway, I have had it for a year and it has been under pretty extensive use.

    I know that the brushed are OK with LIPOs, but I've heard a lot of bad...
  9. Thread: Bad Battery?

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    Bad Battery?

    Hey guys!

    I'm having a bit of an issue with one of the stock #2925 Summit batteries (using these because I have a brushed Summit). I have the standard EZ-Peak charger that I use to charger my...
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    Ok. Thanks!

    Ok. Thanks!
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    Existing EZPeak Charger and New Slash?

    I'm considering buying a Slash to accompany my Summit, and I want to know if I need to buy a new charger (my existing one is #2930) and the battery I would like to buy with it the battery #2923. Will...
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    First off, sorry to hear about your truck. :D ...

    First off, sorry to hear about your truck. :D

    Sounds like you either have bad batteries or your ESC smoked. I have a mini Summit (bro of the ERevo) and mine burnt out. It was all wonky and kind of...
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    Since I'm a beginner at RC, I may not know much,...

    Since I'm a beginner at RC, I may not know much, but I have already had to replace servo gears and one entire servo. There might be gunk and grime in the servo or gears could be stripped.
  14. Thread: New tires!

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    Dude, sick tires! I might have to get me some....

    Dude, sick tires! I might have to get me some. Hello birthday! :wacko:
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    Too late, the servo already got here! :rolleyes:...

    Too late, the servo already got here! :rolleyes: Works just dandy now. Next time it burns out, I'm upgrading!:thumbup:
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    Found it!...

    Found it!
    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t593/wpfo3453/image_zpscfd234af.jpg
    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t593/wpfo3453/image_zpsdd76d74a.jpg...
  17. Thread: lights

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    How I did my lights is I took some bulbs out of...

    How I did my lights is I took some bulbs out of these waterproof lights I found at Michael's, I think they're called Wedding Lights. Got some old wire from my shop and hot glued it to the leads, then...
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    Something Smoked, but what was it?

    Hi,

    Today I was running my Summit around on concrete and a bit of light grass. My channel was clear and the only other person running their car was a toy RC and it was IR controlled. I noticed...
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    Found It!

    I think I found the problem!
    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t593/wpfo3453/messedupgear_zps4eff8a8d.png
    Ordered new gears. Should be in about a week from now.
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    Ok, so I emailed Traxxas and hopefully they will...

    Ok, so I emailed Traxxas and hopefully they will replace under warranty. I def hope it's not the ring and pinion. ;)
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    Clicking and Grinding Servo

    Was driving my truck a couple of weeks ago and heard loud, grinding, clicking noises.:(( Scared the fudge out of me when I heard it and has been grinding ever since. The truck has been out of use...
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    Ok. I am going to check these as soon as possible...

    Ok. I am going to check these as soon as possible today. If it is the servo, would you recommend buying a set of metal gears for it or just buying same/different servo?
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    Possible Servo Problem?

    I was driving my Summit today and heard a clicking noise. I thought It was just my ears, so I kept driving and heard it again. I'm pretty sure it was the servo. am I tripping gears or is this normal?
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    Part 2820 with Traxxas Summit 1/16 Brushed

    Hi!
    I got my Summit recently and the stock NiMH are just too slow for me now. So I'm looking into purchasing LiPOs. I think I've found the right battery, it's just I'm not sure. Other than a...
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    Lol...know what you mean. I've run into myself...

    Lol...know what you mean. I've run into myself with my Summit before at 30+ mph. It hurt. BAD.
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