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  1. Thread: Servo

    by monkeyracing
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    There are so many great servos out there to fit...

    There are so many great servos out there to fit any budget. You can spend more than average and get a Savox 1258TG. POWERFUL and fast. Going a little below average ********* ******* *********s are...
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    They work. That’s all there is to it. Being able...

    They work. That’s all there is to it. Being able to rotate tires front to rear is a bonus.
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    I think there are a lot of companies that are...

    I think there are a lot of companies that are late to the game. I (and many others) have been belting our own toes for years. Belted tires have been more common in the touring car and even the M...
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    Always storage charge! I’ve had batteries stored...

    Always storage charge! I’ve had batteries stored with a full charge puff in a matter of 12 hours, and those were high end packs.
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    Check dollarhobbyz and Jennysrc as well. They're...

    Check dollarhobbyz and Jennysrc as well. They're both “chop shops” but it’s all brand new stuff. Good price.
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    It was awesome. I am completely over on road...

    It was awesome. I am completely over on road (carpet) racing.
  7. I’m surprised the thing didn’t melt the chassis...

    I’m surprised the thing didn’t melt the chassis wow!

    I had mine out today with a Castle Mamba X/2850kv 4 pole “crawler” system, geared at 19/54. Never even approached warm. The giant *** trumpet...
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    First Bash

    Took my Slash 4x4 our for a tear today. First time not on a race track or constrained by rules. Put on some 1/8 scale tires and a giant pinion and terrorized the street in front of my house and a few...
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    Just a heads up for anyone running an older model...

    Just a heads up for anyone running an older model Stampede (rustler, bandit, etc) They often use 5x8x2.5mm (approximately) bushing. So you would need to upgrade to current sized uprights at all 4...
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    Took a hike through Kamp Krusty today. (Tore down...

    Took a hike through Kamp Krusty today. (Tore down the Stampedes.) There was so much electrical tape, silicone caulking and some gooey red stuff! Not sure if anything works, or if that even matters....
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    I love my Savox servos. The 1258TG is a monster....

    I love my Savox servos. The 1258TG is a monster. Incredibly fast and strong. But, I can’t afford them very often. My other go to servos, that are way more affordable, are *******. $20-$30 for a...
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    Cheers. I kinda figured the efficiency of the 4...

    Cheers. I kinda figured the efficiency of the 4 pole would help out, but I’m really new to 4 pole motors.
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    What do you think (gearing question)

    Castle 2850kv 4 pole, 2S, 19/56 gearing, alloy heatsink with fan, short dirt/clay indoor track.

    Gonna run hot? Okay? I don’t get much, if any, test time.
  14. I wouldn’t sweat it, but wider hexes would be an...

    I wouldn’t sweat it, but wider hexes would be an easy fix.
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    Sorry, XL-1 ESC. I’ve narrowed them down to...

    Sorry, XL-1 ESC.

    I’ve narrowed them down to 2001-06, based on electronics and paint schemes.
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    I Got Lucky - TWICE

    Today I was given a couple of older Stampedes. They’re not in great shape, but they and their radios have been stored in boxes for a long time. I’m between image hosting sites for now, so here’s a...
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    It can be used with motors of 10.5 turns or...

    It can be used with motors of 10.5 turns or higher. So, 13.5, 17.5, etc. Yes.
  18. Cool. Thanks. I went through the exploded parts...

    Cool. Thanks. I went through the exploded parts diagrams and traxxas is pretty smart about reusing pretty much everything. It appears, as you mentioned, the rear arms are very slightly wider. Front...
  19. 2WD Stampede, with Slash LCG chassis

    Here’s what I’ve got.

    A few older, all original, 2wd Stampedes (okay, they’re on the way still)
    A Slash 2wd LCG chassis, with steering bellcranks.

    How much of the Stampede will swap over? Will...
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    My criteria are getting accurate heat, as quickly...

    My criteria are getting accurate heat, as quickly as possible, durability, and parts interchangeability/availability.

    For home I’ve got a Hakko FX888 (no D, just a knob ��) It heats up very...
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    Interesting. Thanks. That might keep my battery...

    Interesting. Thanks. That might keep my battery wires off the driveshaft.
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    Yeah. They’re a bit much. My Slashes are pretty...

    Yeah. They’re a bit much. My Slashes are pretty much all RPM.
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    Any pics of this? I’ve never even heard of it.

    Any pics of this? I’ve never even heard of it.
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    New product! Allows up to 6° of toe forwards or...

    New product! Allows up to 6° of toe forwards or back.

    https://www.redrc.net/2019/09/pemberton-raceworks-slash-adjustable-rear-arms/#more-173955
  25. I love Avid. Good bearings, good price. The...

    I love Avid. Good bearings, good price. The revolutions are nice, because of the rubber seal only being on one side. Run them rubber side out. Clean up is easy and replacements cheap.

    I also ran a...
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