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    You know you're an R/C addict when... -...

    You know you're an R/C addict when...

    - Renovations to your home include more storage space for R/C's and parts
    - Your ringtone is the rev of a nitro rc engine
    - You're getting out of the...
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    Hey Pave, the truck turned out great! I'm sure...

    Hey Pave, the truck turned out great! I'm sure your daughter will love it. I absolutely agree that the P2de is the best platform for beginners. It's what started my son out in this hobby and my HR...
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    I wouldn't bother with these shafts, I guarantee...

    I wouldn't bother with these shafts, I guarantee you'll be disappointed. I purchased a set of 4 and put em on my stampede 4x4 and they didn't last more than a couple weeks. They lasted even less than...
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    You know you're an R/C addict when... -You...

    You know you're an R/C addict when...

    -You start a thread that is still active 5 years later!

    -You still get notifications from a 5 year old thread.

    Good show everybody. You guys have...
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    I'd recommend upgrading the motor/esc/battery...

    I'd recommend upgrading the motor/esc/battery first, along with a decent and reliable charger. A good quality brushless system and a reliable lipo balance charger can last a very, very long time....
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    That looks to be an exceed rc chassis. The arms...

    That looks to be an exceed rc chassis. The arms and diffs look the part as well. Likely a drift star/king or whatever they call it, but I believe they also used the same platform setup for their...
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    Sure thing. They're 2.8" Proline Sand Paws: ...

    Sure thing. They're 2.8" Proline Sand Paws:

    http://www.prolineracing.com/tires/sand-paw-2.8-traxxas-style-bead-sand-truck-tires/

    Welcome to the forum!
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    I wouldn't bother with aluminium arms, as they...

    I wouldn't bother with aluminium arms, as they will just add unnecessary weight and unlike plastic, when they bend they don't bend back on their own. Rpm has new wide arms that'll give you higher...
  9. I think the button on the esc may be staying...

    I think the button on the esc may be staying stuck down. It's a common problem. The led pattern you are seeing is the menu selections of the esc for training mode, race mode and sport mode. Get...
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    Nice! The protrac arms will be more durable in...

    Nice! The protrac arms will be more durable in the long run. The spacers/extensions work well for a while, but the axle hole will begin to pound out and become egg shaped, making for some crazy...
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    Very cool restoration. :) the chassis on these...

    Very cool restoration. :) the chassis on these 2wd Stampedes are very easy to duplicate using aluminium plate. No need to over pay for an aluminium chassis, when you can go to the metal recycler and...
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    As a child, I used to be so excited to go to the...

    As a child, I used to be so excited to go to the shopping mall with my parents, because every weekend the guys at the Radio Shack would run the R/C's in the mall. For years I awed at the site of...
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    First of all, what type of battery are you...

    First of all, what type of battery are you running? If you're running a nimh battery, low voltage protection should be turned off. Slow blinking red just indicates that the esc has entered into low...
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    The prepainted Vaterra bodies are more expensive...

    The prepainted Vaterra bodies are more expensive at 55, but i bought a clear one and already have tons of paint on hand. Really when you add up the total cost of a clear body (~$30-40), then want to...
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    Thank you! :) Thanks. And for sure ill get...

    Thank you! :)



    Thanks. And for sure ill get some better pics up as soon as its nice enough outside to take this unit out.



    I run the Monster Jam adjustable body mounts for the 2wd...
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    Just getting the truck ready to start the new...

    Just getting the truck ready to start the new season. New 69 Camaro body painted metallic purple with black racing stripes. Then mounted up some Losi Zombie Max tires and they hook up real hard just...
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    Busy... Yes, extremely. Moved on... That's...

    Busy... Yes, extremely. Moved on... That's not gonna happen. ;) Apparently switching drilling companies to increase my income also means that I lose a whole lot of personal time, then being a...
  18. The Ofna MT3 Splits wheels are a full negative...

    The Ofna MT3 Splits wheels are a full negative offset wheel, meaning the mounting point is right at the inner edge of the wheel. Since the center of the wheel is "zero offset" and the width of the...
  19. No-flange pivot balls aren't as common as they...

    No-flange pivot balls aren't as common as they used to be as they can cause linkage binding issues. Many of the no-flange pivot balls I have around didn't come by themselves, but we're one part to a...
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    If a tight budget is truly the case here, then it...

    If a tight budget is truly the case here, then it makes even more sense to recommend a $100 brushless system. Even the cheapest brushless system will outlast and outperform the best brushed motors...
  21. I have no experience with their bearings, so I...

    I have no experience with their bearings, so I can't say if they are any good or not, but I have two of the ski kits and my nephews run they're skis as well and they work great.
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    Save up another 50 bucks and grab a brushless...

    Save up another 50 bucks and grab a brushless system for around 100 bucks and rid yourself of the brushed motor woes.
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    I did the exact same thing to one of my vxl...

    I did the exact same thing to one of my vxl motors and all I did was run it with 3 screws instead of 4, motor still runs fine to this day. You need to heat up them screws with the tip of a soldering...
  24. The skis I have are from here: ...

    The skis I have are from here:

    http://www.fullforcerc.com/categories/ski-kits/

    And the colder it gets, the easier the plastic parts (and even the metal parts) break.
  25. MILD VS WILD Yes, yes it is... ...

    MILD VS WILD



    Yes, yes it is...


    http://imageshack.us/a/img822/9849/20121220163207.jpg
    http://imageshack.us/a/img809/3171/20121220163259.jpg...
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