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    That trailer ended up coming out great! I...

    That trailer ended up coming out great!

    I was able to get out and play a little this weekend.

    https://i.imgur.com/dc9jdUw.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/d1zAmk1.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/kpD5MrD.jpg
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    Looking good. I got a little further on my...

    Looking good.

    I got a little further on my build. I haven't painted all of the logs yet, but I got the body wired up.

    https://i.imgur.com/G9zUl3L.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/ujKiL17.jpg...
  3. I will never for the life of me understand why...

    I will never for the life of me understand why that builder went through all the trouble of making that thing only to not paint the chassis green.
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    I started teaching myself Fusion 360 a few days...

    I started teaching myself Fusion 360 a few days ago. It's light years ahead of TinkerCAD. I want to try my hand at a 3lb combat robot.

    I am wrapping up my mega machine. All I have left to do is...
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    I'm pretty ticked that I've been frankensteining...

    I'm pretty ticked that I've been frankensteining together a 6x6 for months now and two reliable looking ones were announced in the last 30 days :lol:


    I really hate the body on this thing...
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    Completed a few more odds and ends last night. ...

    Completed a few more odds and ends last night.
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    Gotcha. I've done a lot of my work with...

    Gotcha.


    I've done a lot of my work with cardboard aided design. I like how easy it is to prototype with a 3D printer. One of the last things I need to design/print are the mounts for the...
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    The chassis was just some generic 6x6 frame rails...

    The chassis was just some generic 6x6 frame rails from a guy in China. Everything else is just a frankenstein build consisting of components from a number of vehicles (some custom stuff as well). As...
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    Yes, I'll be painting all of them. I've never...

    Yes, I'll be painting all of them. I've never been the biggest fan of wood PLA, and I didn't think it'd work well for this application. When it's sanded and stained it looks cool, but I didn't think...
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    My printer has been running around the clock for...

    My printer has been running around the clock for days printing out a miniature forest.

    https://i.imgur.com/rNMDysE.jpg
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    I ordered the Integy fan last night. I didn't...

    I ordered the Integy fan last night. I didn't pull the trigger on foams yet, but I was debating going with a slightly harder compound in the rear just for the longevity.

    This being my first on...
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    Would you mind sharing which heatsink/fan you're...

    Would you mind sharing which heatsink/fan you're using? I've looked at a number of them, but I question how well they'll fit.
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    I threw my VXL in it last night along with the...

    I threw my VXL in it last night along with the included taller pinion and took it to a nearby, freshly paved parking lot with a fresh 3S pack. Even with the stock tires, that thing freaking screamed....
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    Can someone school me in foams?

    Hello

    I've been doing RC stuff for over 15 years now, but my first on-road (4-tec 2.0) vehicle will be arriving today. I plan on dropping a spare VXL system I have lying around into it first...
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    I love 3D printing. I've been putting this thing...

    I love 3D printing. I've been putting this thing together since last August and 3D printing a lot of parts for it along the way, one of them being the bed (designed that on Tinker CAD).
    ...
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    So I just ordered the GT 4tec 2.0. I've driven...

    So I just ordered the GT 4tec 2.0. I've driven monster trucks and crawlers for 15+ years now, but this is my first on car. I am unfamiliar with foams. Do you have to get new rims every time you get a...
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    Four years in business school you say? Nice. I've...

    Four years in business school you say? Nice. I've been in corporate industry for 22 years. I know how this works.
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    But my point is that the investment risk is...

    But my point is that the investment risk is exactly the same and the additional price of the brushless components is negligible when you look at this investment effort as a whole. If the brushless...
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    Why manufacturer two kits though? That makes...

    Why manufacturer two kits though? That makes horrible business sense. Traxxas could have spent the extra $7 up front for the brushless components instead and just released that from the get go....
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    Yeah, this. Usually, one of the perks to buying a...

    Yeah, this. Usually, one of the perks to buying a kit is upgraded goodies.
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    Pic in question ...

    Pic in question

    https://old.reddit.com/r/rccars/comments/9bk1e2/leaked_image_of_the_so_called_upcoming_rustler/
  22. The body itself looks great, but that digital...

    The body itself looks great, but that digital camo scheme looks atrocious IMO. I'll buy one of these shells if they release a clear version.
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    Leaving it stock and beating the crap out of it.

    Leaving it stock and beating the crap out of it.
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    I think with Axial facing inventory problems and...

    I think with Axial facing inventory problems and HPI's FJ scaler still nowhere in sight, Traxxas saw it as a great opportunity to get their skin in the game without having to have anything for sale...
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    I put all RC expenses on my Costco credit card...

    I put all RC expenses on my Costco credit card and immediately pay it off, like literally in the minutes after making the purchase. That way, I earn a ton of rebate points, and by the time the new...
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