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    The erevo model MODEL 56036-4 sported two brushed...

    The erevo model MODEL 56036-4 sported two brushed motors and apparently the previous owner of my Summit installed this. The part number is 5690 and can be seen in the -> E-Revo (56036-4) Transmission...
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    The erevo model MODEL 56036-4 sported two brushed...

    The erevo model MODEL 56036-4 sported two brushed motors and apparently the previous owner of my Summit installed this. The part number is 5690 and can be seen in the erevo exploded view -> E-Revo...
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    I overpowered my Summit and details in this...

    I overpowered my Summit and details in this video.


    https://youtu.be/9llvKz0eWCY

    This brushless system is so efficient and fast that using the two NIMH batteries that powered the brushed 775...
  4. I contemplated those others too with the EREVO...

    I contemplated those others too with the EREVO having many interchangeable parts makes the most sense. Then I thought about all the parts I had to upgrade on my Summit which will be stressed in a...
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    If the students are already interested then...

    If the students are already interested then creating a theme sounds like icing on the cake! What theme were you thinking about?
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    I was very disappointed considering they are the...

    I was very disappointed considering they are the most expensive of those I tired.
    You see all those loose parts for the MIP, you have to use red loctite otherwise they will come off
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    I used to break the drive axles regularly even...

    I used to break the drive axles regularly even when I was running my Summit with the stock brushed 775 so that was the first thing I upgraded. I'm now on my fourth version which has been solid even...
  8. Thread: ESC options

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    What's the status of the LEDs on the Traxxas...

    What's the status of the LEDs on the Traxxas receiver and transmitter? You might have to pair them.

    Did this HPI ESC & motor work on the HPI truck? Don't know anything about HPI but you could just...
  9. Thread: ESC options

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    Probably a good idea to limit it to 4S otherwise...

    Probably a good idea to limit it to 4S otherwise you will break even more parts and have to upgrade them . . . ;)
  10. As I understand it, clean the area and use good...

    As I understand it, clean the area and use good quality duct tape. Probably not a good idea to permanently seal it.

    This relatively short run ruined those duratrax tires. I will have to unmount...
  11. Nice run and well captured! I didn't know to...

    Nice run and well captured!
    I didn't know to cover the holes in my wheels and got the tire waterlogged!
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    I don't believe there is a better trail RC then...

    I don't believe there is a better trail RC then the Summit because it can go over everything as fast or as slow as you want it to be!
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    There is nothing bad about the stock Traxxas...

    There is nothing bad about the stock Traxxas Summit as it was designed for. But in my case, I just wanted to change practically everything just because I wanted to see what it would take. The only...
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    1. The 775 brushed titan motor running two 2S...

    1. The 775 brushed titan motor running two 2S lipos almost gets to 20mph in high gear. Plenty of torque to go up obstacles easily.
    2. With no power upgrades, the drive axles may be the weakest...
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    Yeah I am not talking about dreams but practical...

    Yeah I am not talking about dreams but practical already available tech.

    I actually think Traxxas can implement full telemetry since they already do some of it. I think a better way - instead of...
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    With a bigger Summit, the turning radius will get...

    With a bigger Summit, the turning radius will get larger too. What do you think about adding rear wheel steering? Has Traxxas provided 4 wheel steering before?

    How about scale details? Clear...
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    There are really some great improvements in...

    There are really some great improvements in brushless technology - sensored and unsensored, and difference in the crawling performance is not just dictated by it. This vid shows a great real world...
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    But if it's a "1/7" would it actually be a 1/6 or...

    But if it's a "1/7" would it actually be a 1/6 or 1/5 anyway?
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    Sticky: http://www.fototime.com/365DB5C52D83668/large.jpg...

    http://www.fototime.com/365DB5C52D83668/large.jpg

    http://www.fototime.com/4006C242897D2BC/large.jpg
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    You'll notice the servo arms are installed in...

    You'll notice the servo arms are installed in opposite positions - one inside and the other outside, and this makes it that the servos will not fight each other. You can see that both servos actually...
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    He also tested the Savox 1210SG in this vid at...

    He also tested the Savox 1210SG in this vid at the 12:44 time mark


    https://youtu.be/mSKStVYbFKo
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    This one is a cheaper option delivering less...

    This one is a cheaper option delivering less torque but since I intend to use two, it would seem a better option.


    JX KG46

    https://youtu.be/tt6u_101WyQ

    Have you considered these types of...
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    I too am considering upgrading my servos as well...

    I too am considering upgrading my servos as well as metal steering assembly. As you pointed out, there is a need for external BEC and I always wondered why these higher powered servos are not...
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    I pretty much blew the rear diff soon after I...

    I pretty much blew the rear diff soon after I changed to brushless running 6S and steel spur gear and beefier clutch. The front one pretty recently. But of course this was used so it's entirely...
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    My Summit's current setup include an Internation...

    My Summit's current setup include an Internation Scout body from my Redcat Gen8 + belted Duratrax Lockup MTs. These belted tires really make a difference in maintaining control as they don't balloon...
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