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  1. Thread: Dead merv

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    Hitec HS-82MG now on order. 23 inc postage.

    Hitec HS-82MG now on order. 23 inc postage.
  2. Thread: Dead merv

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    Yeah it would. They have a uk site listed in the...

    Yeah it would. They have a uk site listed in the manual but the phone numbers dead so dont know if theyve closed it? I can get a new unit from modelsportuk.com for about 25
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  3. Thread: Dead merv

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    Thanks. Ive emailed traxxas to see where i stand...

    Thanks. Ive emailed traxxas to see where i stand re warranty and being a uk owner.
  4. Thread: Dead merv

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    Having stripped all the electrics off so i can...

    Having stripped all the electrics off so i can thoroughly clean out all the beach we brought home i have tried running the motor without the steering servo connected. Bingo! All fine and dandy, on...
  5. Thread: Dead merv

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    I didnt know they had a lifetime guarantee....

    I didnt know they had a lifetime guarantee. Wouldnt i need an original proof of purchase for that to be valid though? Home again now so i can pop the servo somewhere nice and warm to see if it dries...
  6. Thread: Dead merv

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    Sorry should have said its a second hand car so...

    Sorry should have said its a second hand car so has no warranty. Its only been connected to a nimh battery, i would never connect it to a mains supply! Im paranoid enough about plugging it into the...
  7. Thread: Dead merv

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    Ok, managed to crack open the esc, hugevamounts...

    Ok, managed to crack open the esc, hugevamounts of sand in there! He now powers up andthe led goes corrctlybred but still no go or steering.
  8. Thread: Dead merv

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    Have disconnected the esc and plugged it ino the...

    Have disconnected the esc and plugged it ino the traxxas battery that the charger says is charged(just got really really hot!) when i press the power button there is a fain green light inside the...
  9. Thread: Dead merv

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    Dead merv

    . Took the merv down the beach yesterday. Had a blast in the sand, however as he did encounter some wetter areas of beach he now seems to be dead. My traxxas nimh' got really really hot on charge, my...
  10. Sticky: My first merv. And first rc for about 25 years...

    My first merv. And first rc for about 25 years
    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g265/porrij/merv/d12cf259.jpg
  11. Thread: Noob

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    Well one fully charged (i think, it was warm?)...

    Well one fully charged (i think, it was warm?) nimh didnt do the trick. Hoping to take it out tomorrow as im off. Will try some batteries i know work and see what that does. Also going to see how...
  12. Thread: Noob

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    Is that the slipping clutch doo dah? How do i...

    Is that the slipping clutch doo dah? How do i adjust that? Oh so many questions running round my head. Gitta go to stupid work but just want to go a bash around in the dirt :-(
  13. Thread: Noob

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    Yeah its second hand but in good nick. Possibly...

    Yeah its second hand but in good nick. Possibly also set in training mode? Ill make sure the batteries are fully charged and read the manual properly tomorrow.
  14. Thread: Noob

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    Look what arrived in the post today...

    Look what arrived in the post today
    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g265/porrij/merv/d12cf259.jpg
    Came charged and ready to go though wont pull wheelies so guess the nimh's are probably a little...
  15. Thread: Noob

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    Just had an email saying that merv is on his way!

    Just had an email saying that merv is on his way!
  16. Thread: Noob

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    @revomikey. I like that! Similarly, "we dont...

    @revomikey. I like that!
    Similarly, "we dont stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing."
  17. Thread: Noob

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    Tell me about it! I have a very expensive vw golf...

    Tell me about it! I have a very expensive vw golf shaped shopping trolley sat under the car port! I need a lotto win or a payrise. Neither of which is very likely:((
  18. Thread: Noob

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    Noob

    Hi,
    Having recently discovered my very dead tamiya grasshopper in my parents loft i had a hankering fir an rc car. A fruend introduced me to his merv. And now my first rc car in more than one...
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