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    I find a charger with ports on it is the ideal...

    I find a charger with ports on it is the ideal setup. That way you just swap pigtails for the battery your charging. I mainly run xt90’s and 60’s on everything but my traxxas stuff. I keep them...
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    People over think lipo too much. Ive used 3s...

    People over think lipo too much. Ive used 3s parallel for years and no issue. Even with LiHV batteries. If one cell drops voltage and low voltage does kick in, so be it. That battery is no good...
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    Flip the wires is the easiest

    Flip the wires is the easiest
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    Why do you say that? I know HW has become popular...

    Why do you say that? I know HW has become popular in the last little while but whats wrong with Castle? I have a couple of their other esc's (sw4, mm2) and have no issues with them and like the...
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    Still fighting with this, called traxxas couple...

    Still fighting with this, called traxxas couple times and they just suggest doing everything i already tried. I've even swapped out the rx/tx with a spektrum radio set and same thing.

    It just...
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    Funky Steering Issue

    I'm having this odd problem where my steering won't return to centre, but only if the motor is/was running. If the car is up on a stand and i turn the wheels L or R, no problem, everything works as...
  7. I thought I had a bad servo too, but you might...

    I thought I had a bad servo too, but you might just need to do the nut trick on the servo saver. Mine came loose and i had terrible steering. On the sporing side of the saver theres a bolt runs...
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    Converting a brushed Stampede to brushless

    I converted mine a while back with racerstar 3650 3100kv motor, sidewinder4 60a esc, and 13t pinion. Been running on a 5200mah 3s Lipo and get over 1 hour of run time, able to hit almost 60kmh, and...
  9. You just need a 3 position switch like the on on...

    You just need a 3 position switch like the on on the top of the radio, and to make a plate to mount it where the old red switch is. The red switch has only 3 wires so its easy to convert. I used to...
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    Just did that 2 nights ago. Took it for another...

    Just did that 2 nights ago. Took it for another drive this morning cause i wanted to try something and sure enough, it does it. I took it up too about 25-30 mph, then let off. Squeezed the trigger...
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    Dead spot in throttle

    Not sure if its just me, but lately my xmaxx seems to have a dead spot in the throttle that I'm sure wasn't there before. Its all stock btw. Power is normal, as everything else, but if i do a speed...
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    I recently put on the Duratrax 6 Pack X (uphill...

    I recently put on the Duratrax 6 Pack X (uphill same same) and what a world of difference. Practically no ballooning at all. I can actually drive at high speeds without the truck drifting all over...
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    I sized it to fit between the cage bars. Does it...

    I sized it to fit between the cage bars. Does it look small? I’ve never seen or used one in 1:1 life lol.


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    My Defender “build”

    Not so much of a build as it is an “accessorize-ing”. Been having some fun with this truck, other than being top heavy it’s a great platform. Not much I’d change. Anyways I 3d printed a few things to...
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    yes very different. Your erevo is optimized to...

    yes very different. Your erevo is optimized to run on 6s. Much like the xmaxx is optimized to run on 8s.

    The exact quote is even in the manual "Your X-maxx is designed to work with 4s lipo...
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    Have you tried 8s yet? Sounds too me like that is...

    Have you tried 8s yet? Sounds too me like that is your bottom line issue? The stock motor is 1275Kv and your only giving it 22.2v. If you used 8s you'd be getting another 10,000rpm from the extra...
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    I broke an arm the other day and while fixing it...

    I broke an arm the other day and while fixing it I found the pin retainer was gone with the broken piece. LHS was out so I printed one up. I might print a batch to have handy in the tool box...
  18. Thread: First upgrades

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    I should've clarified. I know it is faster and...

    I should've clarified. I know it is faster and why its faster, but why do i read so much about everyone praising 3s for having more power. The batt boxes are so limited that you pretty much cant fit...
  19. Thread: First upgrades

    by amihal
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    Am I the only one that finds it faster on series...

    Am I the only one that finds it faster on series nimh that a 3s lipo? Mine is almost 10kmh faster on nimh according to my gps
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    I looked at the length of the op and was like wow, how long does it take to change a diaper that both his hands are tied up??
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    Why wouldn't you just stick to nimh in series?...

    Why wouldn't you just stick to nimh in series? It's faster than 3s
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