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    Nice, you have Traxx on the TRX-4. How do you ...

    Nice, you have Traxx on the TRX-4. How do you like them? I love that plow on the XMAXX!
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    hah, that's awesome! I wasnt sure if you could...

    hah, that's awesome! I wasnt sure if you could get gears to gear it down, but it is good to know! I am still planning to get me XMAXX....it is just taking longer than I hoped!

    Thanks for the...
  3. The revised housing is due out of the printer...

    The revised housing is due out of the printer later today, and hopefully things will go together properly this time. I will post more later! I think this is going to be a nice addition to this...
  4. Should look something like this when completed: ...

    Should look something like this when completed:

    https://i.imgur.com/e8WBiK3.jpg
  5. The first rev housing with lid: ...

    The first rev housing with lid:

    https://i.imgur.com/JEOQhY4.jpg

    Re-used trim/adjustment label:

    https://i.imgur.com/yiaddYR.jpg
  6. And will put useful contents into something like...

    And will put useful contents into something like this:

    https://i.imgur.com/e9nvKIZ.jpg
  7. Gutted this: https://i.imgur.com/Q17zd93.jpg

    Gutted this:

    https://i.imgur.com/Q17zd93.jpg
  8. Project X....or should I call it project Tx?

    Well, I needed a way to control the snowblower project (see other thread), so I came up with this. A cheap 3 channel pistol grip was stripped and will be re-installed with new knobs, etc., in a...
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    That should work! I hope you build one and share...

    That should work! I hope you build one and share some build photos! I'm just getting ready to re-package the cheap radio transmitter that I bought into some as-yet-designed new housing.
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    I think that's about it, other than a video of it...

    I think that's about it, other than a video of it running. Hopefully it will snow soon and I can give it a whirl! Actually, since I decided to make this think, that probably means that the snow is...
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    The weight of the blower is more than the stock...

    The weight of the blower is more than the stock tires/foams are up to me thinks. At least when it is raised! I probably wont use it enough to worry about, but if it were going to be used a lot,...
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    Next up is wiring some Traxxas battery connectors...

    Next up is wiring some Traxxas battery connectors to the speed control...maybe a pair in parallel. If batteries are both full charged, I should be able to connect 2 in parallel for extra capacity....
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    The lift mechanism used a Traxxas ball link arm...

    The lift mechanism used a Traxxas ball link arm assembly (forgot the part number) and a custom serve horn thing. When the arms line up it is lifting the snowblower, so the wait of the blower is on...
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    I took some inspiration from the Traxxas sealed...

    I took some inspiration from the Traxxas sealed receiver box and made my own small box with a press on cover to house the receiver. It's not sealed with an oring......maybe a future version. But it...
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    Also made a small tray that mounts in between the...

    Also made a small tray that mounts in between the rails of the front body mount frame. For the FC100 jeep body to work, I moved the tall body mount to the front and the short body mount to the rear....
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    Been a bit delinquent. I have got around to...

    Been a bit delinquent. I have got around to getting some of the electronics installed, including a new rear battery tray to hold a pair of Traxxas batteries for powering the blower. I just clamps...
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    Funny thing I think I have noticed about skid...

    Funny thing I think I have noticed about skid protection. The metal stuff looks nice, and is rugged. But it doesnt seem to skid easily over the terrain like plastic does. On my truck, its metal...
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    for $500 you can be into a stock TRX-4 with a...

    for $500 you can be into a stock TRX-4 with a battery and charger, give or take a few dollars. That doesnt strike me as all that expensive for a brand new rig that is pretty dang capable. As with...
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    UDR does this as well.

    UDR does this as well.
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    That is a nice looking plow! Did you gear the...

    That is a nice looking plow! Did you gear the XMAXX down at all? If not, do you find throttle control to be challenging at all? How does it do plowing the snow?
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    The TRX-4 is such an impressive little machine. ...

    The TRX-4 is such an impressive little machine. I think it is really amazing what they have crammed into this tidy package! I have fun every time I walk it around the yard......just fun to watch.
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    Awesome! Looks great on the TRX-4. Would be...

    Awesome! Looks great on the TRX-4. Would be awesome to cut and flare the rear and make it a dually! That might look more at home lifted.

    If you put stock shocks back on, send some more pics! ...
  23. A new XO1 with a super scale C8 Corvette body...

    A new XO1 with a super scale C8 Corvette body would be hard for me to resist. But i still have to get my XMAXX first!
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    Those pro-line arms look real nice. I hope to...

    Those pro-line arms look real nice. I hope to have my XMAXX soon so I can join the party!
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    I'm jealous....

    I'm jealous....
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