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    Choose any batteries you like as long as they are...

    Choose any batteries you like as long as they are 50c or higher when running 6s
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    I just use Grim Racer Marine grease.

    I just use Grim Racer Marine grease.
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    Check out Cormier Trailers! He's on Facebook or...

    Check out Cormier Trailers! He's on Facebook or you can google search it. He builds an awesome trailer for the Spartan!
  4. Thread: running 5s

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    Go big or go home with 6s. Everyone runs 4s or...

    Go big or go home with 6s. Everyone runs 4s or 6s. 4s is great on stock stuff but 6s will eventually require some upgrades.
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    Just type "Traxxas Spartan splash guard" in the...

    Just type "Traxxas Spartan splash guard" in the search area. The hot racing guard will show up, I found it for $12.88 with free shipping.
  6. Thread: Green Spartan

    by Doug825
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    I'm digging the new graphics on the Spartans....

    I'm digging the new graphics on the Spartans. Really wish Traxxas would make some true improvements in the boats though. Making a fiberglass or carbon Kevlar hull would increase the sales and...
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    I was using 1 pick up for a water surface temp...

    I was using 1 pick up for a water surface temp sensor and the 2nd was going to a secondary esc cooling plate.
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    I've tried a lot of different lipos and now I'm...

    I've tried a lot of different lipos and now I'm using SMC and Revolectrix 3s packs. I only run 6s in all of my boats.
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    Sounds like either your strut and/or strut...

    Sounds like either your strut and/or strut bushing is damaged, your strut alignment or strut angle is wrong causing a binding of the cable at the back end of the strut, or your gap between the dog...
  10. Thread: New Spartan

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    Haha! Good idea!

    Haha! Good idea!
  11. Thread: New Spartan

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    You can run it in saltwater but you'll have to...

    You can run it in saltwater but you'll have to clean it completely afterwards.
  12. Thread: kintec rudder

    by Doug825
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    I would go ahead and take the time to mount the...

    I would go ahead and take the time to mount the 5" rudder. It's worth it. It also helps the stability of the boat. It's not as much work as most people make it out to be. One of the best upgrades you...
  13. I have this same esc and leopard 1600 & 2000kv...

    I have this same esc and leopard 1600 & 2000kv motors in 2 of my Spartans. I never used the program card. I've used them with the factory setting and will probably never change them. They are both...
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    You can use any 3/16 shaft size prop on the stock...

    You can use any 3/16 shaft size prop on the stock shaft. Any cnc aluminum or copper berillium size x442 or a stainless s215. These are the only sizes I personally ran on mine when it was still stock....
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    I paint white hills all the time. Just give it a...

    I paint white hills all the time. Just give it a light sanding with scotch brite pad and use adhesion promoter as a primer. I use Bulldog myself, then spray it any color you want.
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    Nice man! How much did it set you back if you...

    Nice man! How much did it set you back if you don't mind me asking?
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    I was needing the degree of angle where the...

    I was needing the degree of angle where the rudder attached to the transo because the m41 has an angled transom. All good though, I just went to pjs and measured one. 15 degree angle. Thanks for...
  18. Thread: no activity?

    by Doug825
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    I hear you Don! I still run my blast once in a...

    I hear you Don! I still run my blast once in a while, it's my recovery boat so it has to be my most dependable boat.
    I can't believe how quiet the Spartan forum is also! Nobody is talking on here. I...
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    Rudder Arm angle

    Does anyone know what the degree of the angle on the rudder arm is on the m41? It's the only one I've ever seen that is not a 90 degree angle. Does Anyone know or can measure it? I'm working on a...
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    Definitely the Spartan! It's not much faster...

    Definitely the Spartan! It's not much faster running all stock but the available upgrade parts for it can make it fly. I wanted an m41, just to have it. I decided just to build one from scratch with...
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    I still have my first Spartan that still has...

    I still have my first Spartan that still has stock motor and esc. I use an x442 and an s215 on it. They're too close to say one is faster than the other imo. I run my batts all the way forward in all...
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    Haha, it's pretty sick isn't it? Those are...

    Haha, it's pretty sick isn't it? Those are Arrowshark tabs. I wanted to use them becaus of the length.
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    2017 Spartan boat build

    Hey guys! I haven't been real active on the forum in awhile because I've been busy with this my newest build. I'm happy to say that I'm in the final stretch and it is by far my best yet. I went wild...
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    Merry Christmas!

    Just want to wish all of you out there a very Merry Christmas! Hope you all have a wonderful holiday with family and friends! Also hope to see a few new Spartan owners on here after Christmas.
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    Styrofoam in the bow of the boat

    Just want to know if anyone has been able to remove the styrofoam in the bow of the Spartan hull without destroying it? I want to remove it to do some things in the boat but I want to put it back in....
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