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    NAILED IT!!! Many, many moons ago, before...

    NAILED IT!!!

    Many, many moons ago, before scale crawling got big, you could get Proline scale accessory kits for less then $10. Almost over night Proline jacked their prices on scale stuff. Today,...
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    This is interesting, and like you, wonder what is...

    This is interesting, and like you, wonder what is going to happen to PL's Traxxas-compatible parts. Hopefully Traxxas and Horizon will bury the hatchet, and Traxxas will be available on Tower again,...
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    I would begin by replacing the servo, more than...

    I would begin by replacing the servo, more than likely it is what is causing your RX issues.

    What is your budget for a new servo. Personally, I like Savox servos, they are a little spendy, but I...
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    The best advise I can give is to listen to your...

    The best advise I can give is to listen to your heart...

    Really, it all depends on how you drive and what works for you. Some people go REALLY heavy, and some go as light as possible. Me? I am a...
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    If this gets a little insulting, I apologize, but...

    If this gets a little insulting, I apologize, but after us giving you advise and reading through your responses it kind of has become clear as to what you are after. Basically, you want a turn-key...
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    3D printing is not rocket science, just like RC,...

    3D printing is not rocket science, just like RC, you need to learn some fundamentals and go from there. If I can do it reasonably well, anyone can. There are lots of You Tube videos that can explain...
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    I have been looking locally for a used one, not a...

    I have been looking locally for a used one, not a fan of E-Bay. More than likely, if I dive into this I'll buy a new TRX6, use the body for a back up for my existing TRX6, and strip the rest down to...
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    For the sake of clarification, we are talking...

    For the sake of clarification, we are talking about portal weights, and not full axle sets. Other than being light, they are really well build, and provide a great amount of steering.
    ...
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    Sounds like an awesome project!!! I have been...

    Sounds like an awesome project!!! I have been trying to find a TRX6 slider/roller for a while, but no luck.

    Parts...
    Can you draw the parts you need out in a CAD program? What material are you...
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    Default is mode 1, which is sport mode, for...

    Default is mode 1, which is sport mode, for crawling, you want mode 5... From the manual:

    Profile Description
    Profile #1 (Sport Mode): 100% Forward, 100% Brakes, 100% Reverse
    Profile #2 (Race...
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    I would wait at throwing money at your truck...

    I would wait at throwing money at your truck until you understand your current setup. All of that fancy and schmancy isn't going to do you a bit of good if you don't understand the settings and what...
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    Couple of things... That clicking noise is...

    Couple of things...

    That clicking noise is likely something suck in the spur gear.

    What temperatures is your Titan getting to?

    Melted heat shrink is a good indicator that you are overtaxing...
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    You just need to wire up a RC controlled relay...

    You just need to wire up a RC controlled relay like this one:

    https://www.amazon.com/Dimension-Engineering-PicoSwitch-Radio-Controlled/dp/B00BIBB8ZQ
  14. Seeing this in most hobbies right now. Right now...

    Seeing this in most hobbies right now. Right now it is slim pickings for Lego kits right now.
  15. Thread: Lid Skids

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    Somewhat gawky, but not a bad idea. They look...

    Somewhat gawky, but not a bad idea. They look like they'd protect the parts of the body that take the most abuse during 'routine' roll-overs.
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    Newbright and Ford got together when they were...

    Newbright and Ford got together when they were finalizing the body design and contracted for the production of an RC. Part of the contract was likely that Newbright couldn't release their product...
  17. What you are seeing is the electrolytic process...

    What you are seeing is the electrolytic process of the water working with the current in the battery, normally you seen this with batteries that have been around salt water, and only in high alkali...
  18. Whatttttt.....?!? You shut your filthy...

    Whatttttt.....?!?

    You shut your filthy mouth!!!



    For some areas in RC, the learning curve will be steeper than others. Take it all in stride, and understand that some parts are going to...
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    Yup, as long as it clears the spur, you are fine....

    Yup, as long as it clears the spur, you are fine.

    3MM us in reference to the screw diameter, not the length.
  20. "Big Bore" is really a misnomer. As you have...

    "Big Bore" is really a misnomer. As you have seen, they are the same size.
    What you are paying for:
    • Aluminum bodies, which will not flex nearly as much as the plastic bodies. This means tuning...
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    Welcome to the club!!! LIGHTS EVERYWHERE......

    Welcome to the club!!!

    LIGHTS EVERYWHERE... except rock lights...
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    If I can learn it, anyone can. The process really...

    If I can learn it, anyone can. The process really isn't that difficult after learning the basics, from there it all about getting experience.

    Money savings really doesn't play into it (and there...
  23. WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! Along with everything...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    Along with everything else, did you calibrate your ESC to your radio?
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    The Traxxas BEC is an expensive option, but it...

    The Traxxas BEC is an expensive option, but it works and is, for the most part, plug-n-play, no soldering.

    The cleanest and least expensive option is going with the HW1080. But, you have to be...
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    The 2255 (400oz) is a great servo, but it is...

    The 2255 (400oz) is a great servo, but it is expensive for what it is. The Power HD 25kg (326oz) servo is a little less powerful, but should be able to handle just about anything you throw at it....
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