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    Hows the mesh on the pinion spur? And hows those...

    Hows the mesh on the pinion spur? And hows those gears look? They can be noisey, especially if one is worn out. If those are all fine, and its a minimal difference, could just be the difference from...
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    That looks nice. Similar ground clearance and a...

    That looks nice. Similar ground clearance and a little lower body, and its lighter. Its not a maxx imposter, its a maxx eater.
    How's the width compared to the maxx?
    If you ever lose interest in...
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    Theres a big difference in power, speed, and run...

    Theres a big difference in power, speed, and run time. Brushless motors are more efficient then brushed because of the friction the brushes place on the motor. Between being more powerful and more...
  4. Thread: Endpoints.

    by Steve g
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    There are servo endpoint adjusters that plug in...

    There are servo endpoint adjusters that plug in line on the servo wire. Never used one but seen em

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    Those wires are actually the motor windings,...

    Those wires are actually the motor windings, which are coated so they don't short out on themselves in the coil. They're not like a normal wire. You probably burned some off with the torch. Kinda a...
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    You need to clean the coating on the motor wires...

    You need to clean the coating on the motor wires before you solder. Like with emery cloth or steel wool.

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    I 2nd this motion Sent from my SM-G970U using...

    I 2nd this motion

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  8. The titan is about 58mm long. Generally...

    The titan is about 58mm long. Generally classified as a 3660, but with the ferral ring its 38mm wide.

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  9. Thread: ESC options

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    I do agree with the mamba x. Well I'd say the...

    I do agree with the mamba x. Well I'd say the mamba monster x actually for the summit, its bigger and more suited for the big summit.
    Now there's also the hobbywing 880, a brushed only 4s capable...
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    12t in a crawlmaster, which is a 5 slot motor, as...

    12t in a crawlmaster, which is a 5 slot motor, as apposed to the 21t trailmaster, which is a 3 slot motor (as is the titan).

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  11. Generally you also need to bring a ground back to...

    Generally you also need to bring a ground back to where you run your signal wire, even with a separate power source to power the servo. What you're doing is beyond me, so that's about all I can...
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    Time for a new motor. Mud gets inside the motor...

    Time for a new motor. Mud gets inside the motor and can ruin it. Did you clean the motor and spin it by hand? Sometimes it can get hung up on debri inside the motor. But if you can spin it by hand,...
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    Grizzly03 is right. I have a tekin set up, and a...

    Grizzly03 is right. I have a tekin set up, and a mamba x set up, both are normal. Its only the hobbywing systems that do that. Personally I think its a big screw up on their end, at least make it so...
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    No damage, it'll act just like a sensorless...

    No damage, it'll act just like a sensorless system. The sensors actually only are used for the initial start, once it hits about 800 to 1000 rpm it switches to sensorless.

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    Its waterproof. Worst case you could loose your...

    Its waterproof. Worst case you could loose your sensor connection temporarily. I hose mine down after most runs with it on and the wheels spinning. Also don't avoid water much, especially in the...
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    I'm not sure on the hobbywing system, but the...

    I'm not sure on the hobbywing system, but the mamba x, you can assign a free channel on your remote to adjust the drag brake while driving, and can even set it up so when you go below a certain...
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    If you're a scaler guy, or just have no need to...

    If you're a scaler guy, or just have no need to ever go over 4 or 5 mph, brushed is the way to go. If you have the need for more wheel speed and torque then what you have now, say for hill climbs,...
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    Well I don't own a vxl-3 but i do believe they...

    Well I don't own a vxl-3 but i do believe they are a sensored capable esc, so buying the brushless model then purchasing a sensored brushless motor might be the way to go. But I would think the...
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    Great choice, you'll love it. Wish they came out...

    Great choice, you'll love it. Wish they came out with the trx4 a few years sooner, I'd have 2 of them instead of my axials.

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  20. How old is it? Any warranty on it? Totally agree...

    How old is it? Any warranty on it? Totally agree with the rest, it's not right.

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    Having such tall gearing will cause your battery...

    Having such tall gearing will cause your battery to sag more under a load. So you're actually hitting 3.5 while accelerating, and it settles back to 3.8 when you go to check it. Go back to stock...
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    I agree with this. These aren't some 20 dollar...

    I agree with this.
    These aren't some 20 dollar walmart rcs here. For the price, the body should be mint. Traxxas should have sent him a new one, regardless if it will be trashed eventually. An...
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    Theres also a blue tooth module you can get for...

    Theres also a blue tooth module you can get for the mamba x. You can change all the settings from an app on your phone. It's like 54 bucks though. I have one, but not so sure it's worth the money, at...
  24. 12v fan to run off a 3s battery. I've seen...

    12v fan to run off a 3s battery. I've seen several rated for 8.4v, to run off a 2s battery, but I use 3s. To run it off a battery, you just solder on some jst plug leads to the battery connector on...
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    I've been saying this for years. You'd be...

    I've been saying this for years. You'd be surprised at how many people think the opposite. Some confusion comes from can size. Generally low kv motors are larger cans, so they will make more torque,...
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