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  1. Thread: Trax

    by patmanz28
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    If you can get them cheap and in good condition...

    If you can get them cheap and in good condition why not? I would not say the same thing at full price, but say at 1/4 the asking price i would pull the trigger. would be fun to Toodle around with.
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    If you can get one to work let us know-how. It's...

    If you can get one to work let us know-how. It's good to share anything we can figure out. That said if you have a metal gear servo and the stock plastic horn the horn will strip before you damage...
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    I do not like brushless motors for crawlers. I...

    I do not like brushless motors for crawlers. I have played with the axe, and do not like it. To me the main difference is throttle control. With a brushed setup my trigger finger calls for both...
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    the color looks ok. I personally like the yellow...

    the color looks ok. I personally like the yellow better (saving for the 1:1 in that color 2 door as well). great job.
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    IMO cutting the stock tires is a massive...

    IMO cutting the stock tires is a massive improvement on the rocks. It was one of the best mods i think i have done. I just sat down with some snips and cut all 4 next day i went out and was hitting...
  6. Did the esc die in use? was it working fine and...

    Did the esc die in use? was it working fine and then next battery it would not turn on? sometimes crud can get behind the switch so some rubbing alcohol/motor cleaner on that area can wake it up. if...
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    What version of the TRX do you have?(sport here)...

    What version of the TRX do you have?(sport here) What size batteries do you run? For me the the two biggest changes were 1. servo (first one overheated and failed). 2. modifying the stock tires....
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    I would say stick to basics. remove weight on top...

    I would say stick to basics. remove weight on top for crawling. What size battery are you using? have you modified the stock tires? have you altered the shock preload? cutting the tires, and trimming...
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    i think i would like to see a side by side (by...

    i think i would like to see a side by side (by side) with rusty 4x4 stampede 4x4 and the hoss. I am not super sure where this one fits in. will it be more resistant to flipping? kinda confused by...
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    if you have the stock 2 channel radio there is no...

    if you have the stock 2 channel radio there is no EPA adjustment. just do not steer full lock.
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    The old water break-in method was as stated above...

    The old water break-in method was as stated above for spec motors (or breaking in 12t titans) those motors pulled a lot of current through the brushes compared to a 21t in a crawler. We do not really...
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    run the bottom caps a little looser. I also use...

    run the bottom caps a little looser. I also use slick honey on o rings.
  13. Thread: Motors

    by patmanz28
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    I have both the crawlmaster sport 550 12t and the...

    I have both the crawlmaster sport 550 12t and the Trailmaster sport 21t 550. I have used them with both the factory speed control and with the hobbywing QR 1080. With the factory speed controller,...
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    The stock servo will give up the ghost on the...

    The stock servo will give up the ghost on the rocks. If you are just trailing it then the servo is fine, but any actual crawling for any extended period will overheat the servo. I had a 2075 in my...
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    i just use actual marine grease from the auto...

    i just use actual marine grease from the auto parts store (after cleaning the old grease out) a tub will last, forever lol.
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    Look into holmes hobbies. No need to buy another...

    Look into holmes hobbies. No need to buy another speed control. or if you wanna go all out see the above.
  17. I like how the modified stockers work. Made a...

    I like how the modified stockers work. Made a world of difference, and it was a mod not a purchase.
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    for me i get about 45 mins with a 2200 3s pack....

    for me i get about 45 mins with a 2200 3s pack. 2-3 hours off of a 4000 3s and i have never been able to run a 5000 2s dead. If you just want crazy long runtimes stick with something big, and if you...
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    she looks good. got a lot going on with it lol. i...

    she looks good. got a lot going on with it lol. i dig the light setup.
  20. No, the motors are not on the way out. The ESC...

    No, the motors are not on the way out. The ESC cannot handle the voltage of two fully charges 2s lipo batteries. yes, NiMH is the technically higher voltage when fully charged, but they sag fast when...
  21. the battery is the whole deal. 3s 2200 and it...

    the battery is the whole deal. 3s 2200 and it changes how it drives.
  22. what battery are you using?

    what battery are you using?
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    I would say the servo is toast.

    I would say the servo is toast.
  24. It is not compatible with lipo. get a quicrun wp...

    It is not compatible with lipo. get a quicrun wp 880 30 bucks and call it a day.
  25. Well first off the thread is in the wrong forum,...

    Well first off the thread is in the wrong forum, but i have a solution. That speed control will not work with lipo batteries. the voltage is just too high. Use a Hobbywing quicrun wp880 they are...
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