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  1. Thread: Running on sand

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    Iíve used fishing line on my Revo Tireís and it...

    Iíve used fishing line on my Revo Tireís and it absolutely stopped the ballooning. Maybe not as much as using a proper belted tire but Iíd say 85% of the benefits.

    I think I used 20lb string, but...
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    Perfect, great system! Youíre going to love it.

    Perfect, great system!

    Youíre going to love it.
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    Ancor, Iíve experimented with a variety of motor...

    Ancor, Iíve experimented with a variety of motor / esc combos, and have come to the conclusion that the best solution for a motor that can handle 3s in a variety of situations (onroad or offfoad)...
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    On the sensored front, the Castle MambaX / 2400kv...

    On the sensored front, the Castle MambaX / 2400kv combo is nice. I used that for a bit and had no issues. The motor is only good for 4s but the esc can handle up to 6s.

    My current fav is the HW...
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    +1 You nailed it perfectly.

    +1

    You nailed it perfectly.
  6. Thread: Bearings Talk

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    Iím running 6s on my slash and have used oem...

    Iím running 6s on my slash and have used oem Traxxas bearings, but also Boca and Apex. All have worked well. I havenít seen much of a difference from either brand.
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    I think $100 is the right price for a used...

    I think $100 is the right price for a used system. A lightly used system for $130 isnít bad, itís just you donít know how hard itís been driven.

    Iím in Canada and use either EBay or a classifieds...
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    I believe itís 3.5mm. One last motor / esc...

    I believe itís 3.5mm.



    One last motor / esc combo to consider:

    Hobbywing Max8 with 2200kv motor
    - pretty close to the same cost as the mamba X/ 2400kv
    - a little cheaper than the Castle...
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    Iíve had all 3 systems in my slash and hands...

    Iíve had all 3 systems in my slash and hands down, the mamba X /2400kv combo is the best.

    Super easy to install, really no more difficult than a velineon system. Will handle a variety of gearing...
  10. Iíve been running the 2.0 wheels/tires on mine...

    Iíve been running the 2.0 wheels/tires on mine and my sonís ERevo Brushless for a year now. No issues at all.
  11. Thread: XO-1 bluetooth

    by gusd2
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    Redo the Bluetooth pairing between the phone and...

    Redo the Bluetooth pairing between the phone and your controller.
  12. Thread: XO-1 bluetooth

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    I would try deleting / reinstalling the app, as...

    I would try deleting / reinstalling the app, as well as re-pairing the controller to your phone.

    Basically, start from scratch and see if that fixes it.
  13. Thread: XO-1 motor

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    Good, glad you got it going again. Iím running a...

    Good, glad you got it going again. Iím running a Hobbywing 2200kv motor in my XO-1. Works great, just be careful and monitor your motor temps if you plan to go above 24/46, pinion and spur gear...
  14. Thread: Upgrade or not?

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    I think your talking yourself into purchasing...

    I think your talking yourself into purchasing another RC truck! I use the same psychology on myself all the time. Lol

    The Kraton BLX185 esc and 2050KV motor fit very well into the Slash LCG. I...
  15. I havenít used the 6780 yet, and until your post...

    I havenít used the 6780 yet, and until your post did not realize there is no place for the RPM magnet.

    I guess If you want to know your top speed, youíll need either Traxxasí Telemetry expansion...
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    Iím personally running the Max8 with the 2200kv...

    Iím personally running the Max8 with the 2200kv motor and love it. There is also a combo with a 2600kv motor. Love that it can support from 3s and up to 6s, which makes it very flexible.
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    If you decide to go new, you could purchase a new...

    If you decide to go new, you could purchase a new Traxxas motor/esc combo. A non Traxxas example would be a Hobbywing Max10 or Max8 combo. Both can be ordered with Traxxas connectors already...
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    I use the site as a ballpark. The math embedded...

    I use the site as a ballpark. The math embedded into it is solid, but it canít account for weight, wind resistance, traction or drivetrain loss.

    For speed run rigs, where youíre utilizing a road...
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    Exactly. The Gladiator is not an option, so to...

    Exactly. The Gladiator is not an option, so to get your Traxxas Link to show an almost accurate Speed, you must choose a tire from the options Traxxas provides, which are similar in resting diameter...
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    In the Traxxas Link vehicle setup page, have you...

    In the Traxxas Link vehicle setup page, have you updated it with your 19/54 gearing and 3s battery? Which tire do you have configured?

    The app uses these user selectable inputs, and calculates...
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    Just reread OPís original post. Heís running...

    Just reread OPís original post. Heís running Gladiators which are approx 108mm at rest. If they balloon to 120mm then on 3s with 19/54 gearing youíd be in the 47mph range, not taking weight and wind...
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    In your case, youíre running a tire thatís 128mm...

    In your case, youíre running a tire thatís 128mm at rest and likely balloons up to 160mm at full throttle. With that in mind your setup is right in that 38mph range. The attached link is a great...
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    Same here, have used the Traxxas aluminum c hubs...

    Same here, have used the Traxxas aluminum c hubs on all my vehicles. Never once bent or damaged any.
  24. Thread: Grease help

    by gusd2
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    For the diff ring and pinion, I use an automotive...

    For the diff ring and pinion, I use an automotive white lithium grease. Seems to work well.

    For the drive axles, I use a dry spay on lubricant. Donít recall the name but again an automotive based...
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    Iíve found combos provide the best value from a...

    Iíve found combos provide the best value from a price perspective.

    The Hobbywing Max8 combo with 2200kv motor is reasonably priced and can easily handle 3s to 6s.

    Castle has great systems as...
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