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    I used to take my mini-revo to the beach. It was...

    I used to take my mini-revo to the beach. It was certainly a load of fun. My brother also took his and we'd layout a small race course. We decided separately to not take them due to the extra...
  2. Thread: Spektrum Tx

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    I would think that the BEC out on the ESC would...

    I would think that the BEC out on the ESC would be the only voltage you should have to think about, if that is adjustable. I am less sure of but would assume that most Rx will tolerate a pretty...
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    Ok, I hit our little track ("little" because it...

    Ok, I hit our little track ("little" because it was built with 1/16 Revos in mind) with this beast on 4S. It will outrun anything else at no more than 1/2 throttle. Anything else consists of the...
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    After looking at all the compatibility concerns...

    After looking at all the compatibility concerns with TRX systems I decided that it would be easier to just get a different Tx when I needed to equip my last ride. I bought a dirt-cheap FS-GT3C...
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    I wanted to keep the same connectors in case...

    I wanted to keep the same connectors in case things didn't work out with this ESC.

    If I decide that this one will be more permanent then I may put the 6.5 bullet connectors on the ESC. These...
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    I already bought a set of three 4mm connectors...

    I already bought a set of three 4mm connectors and a set of 6.5mm with the intention of soldering up a set of adapters. I noticed that the wire-end of the 4mm ALMOST fit into the wire end of the...
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    Well, its ready to run now. All it needed was...

    Well, its ready to run now. All it needed was the Rx that I had, and ESC that I also had and a couple of motor bolts that I was able to find in a junk drawer. I did have to buy a pinion and a set...
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    Sorry, but I don't have any experience with...

    Sorry, but I don't have any experience with Dynamite Fuze ESCs. Hopefully someone will read this that has calibrated one.
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    Car first is what I have found dependable as...

    Car first is what I have found dependable as well. I only have two Rx linked to my TQ but when the radio is switched on first, it usually doesn't find the Rx.
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    You haven't said that you calibrated the...

    You haven't said that you calibrated the brushless esc. If you haven't then you should.
    https://www.horizonhobby.com/pdf/DYN4955_Manual.pdf
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    I can't help with a how-to regarding that ESC but...

    I can't help with a how-to regarding that ESC but it probably needs to be calibrated to your transmitter. When I added my brushless system, it was only slightly impressive until calibration, then it...
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    New (to me) Revo. Craigslist find

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/bqfqjh3l7yos7qa/20180504_200334.jpg?dl=0


    It came with everything needed to run except an ESC and Rx. It came with a bunch of extra parts too: center diff, either front...
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    who makes the body that you painted red/black?

    who makes the body that you painted red/black?
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    Agreed, what the OP described is very similar to...

    Agreed, what the OP described is very similar to what I experienced with the motor in my used 3.3. Only mine would start with only a little trouble then run OK until it got nice and hot. After a...
  15. Update on this old thread and project. I did try...

    Update on this old thread and project. I did try it with the 3900kv on 2S with 53/13 gearing and it is acceptable on the relatively small track that it runs on. From 0-10mph, its as fast as...
  16. Thread: XO-1 diffs

    by Drive5150
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    Is this kind of mod only needed for high voltage...

    Is this kind of mod only needed for high voltage operation? I took my truck apart to check for diff fluid. After about 4 months and about 75 packs, my gears still look very nice. But I only run 2S...
  17. Direct to the car's 12V will allow faster...

    Direct to the car's 12V will allow faster charging if that matters to you. When connected to 110VAC, The Hitec X2 that I have will output 100W total, divided between the two channels. But when...
  18. Thread: CVD's

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    I have a set of XDs waiting for installation at...

    I have a set of XDs waiting for installation at home. I plan to clean everything and use thread-locker as directed. If they disappoint, I will inform. But I don't expect that based on all the...
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    Is top speed and maybe tire wear the only...

    Is top speed and maybe tire wear the only downside of the rear toe-in? I have adjustable toe-links on my 1/16 Revo and can say that rear toe makes a huge difference in cornering. With a lot of rear...
  20. Broke another rear axle stub. X-duties are on...

    Broke another rear axle stub. X-duties are on the way.

    What finally convinced me was the fact that they include a steel hex. I had a wheel nut loosen to the point that I ruined a plastic hex and...
  21. The real deal on LiPo batteries and their C ratings. Tech discussion

    Do the math on many of the high C-ratings of some battery re-sellers then do a quick search on the recommended wire size for that amperage. It doesn't take long to realize that C rating is mostly...
  22. When reading your post I was thinking, like many,...

    When reading your post I was thinking, like many, that it was an over-discharge situation and the battery might have vented on the ESC. But, the burn on the ESC is on the wrong side. After looking...
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    The second one you linked is what comes on the...

    The second one you linked is what comes on the "Sorta-Slash" from a Chinese company(I have one). The body feels nice and thick but turned out to be somewhat brittle. Mine is broken around one of...
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    Having the leader of a multi-institutional team...

    Having the leader of a multi-institutional team of scientist say, "The worldwide push to advance renewable energy is limited by the availability of energy storage vectors," at a time when the whole...
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    Has anyone done any real-world load testing of...

    Has anyone done any real-world load testing of these connectors? I would like to see the voltage drop across the XT60 vs XT90 at different amp draws. I suspect that an XT60 can carry much more than...
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