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  1. What you are seeing is the electrolytic process...

    What you are seeing is the electrolytic process of the water working with the current in the battery, normally you seen this with batteries that have been around salt water, and only in high alkali...
  2. Whatttttt.....?!? You shut your filthy...

    Whatttttt.....?!?

    You shut your filthy mouth!!!



    For some areas in RC, the learning curve will be steeper than others. Take it all in stride, and understand that some parts are going to...
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    Yup, as long as it clears the spur, you are fine....

    Yup, as long as it clears the spur, you are fine.

    3MM us in reference to the screw diameter, not the length.
  4. "Big Bore" is really a misnomer. As you have...

    "Big Bore" is really a misnomer. As you have seen, they are the same size.
    What you are paying for:
    • Aluminum bodies, which will not flex nearly as much as the plastic bodies. This means tuning...
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    Welcome to the club!!! LIGHTS EVERYWHERE......

    Welcome to the club!!!

    LIGHTS EVERYWHERE... except rock lights...
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    If I can learn it, anyone can. The process really...

    If I can learn it, anyone can. The process really isn't that difficult after learning the basics, from there it all about getting experience.

    Money savings really doesn't play into it (and there...
  7. WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! Along with everything...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    Along with everything else, did you calibrate your ESC to your radio?
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    The Traxxas BEC is an expensive option, but it...

    The Traxxas BEC is an expensive option, but it works and is, for the most part, plug-n-play, no soldering.

    The cleanest and least expensive option is going with the HW1080. But, you have to be...
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    The 2255 (400oz) is a great servo, but it is...

    The 2255 (400oz) is a great servo, but it is expensive for what it is. The Power HD 25kg (326oz) servo is a little less powerful, but should be able to handle just about anything you throw at it....
  10. The optional pinion gear is for speed runs only,...

    The optional pinion gear is for speed runs only, and Traxxas does not recommend that for everyday use.

    Do give you more informed choices, what is your setup right now?
    ESC
    Motor
    Battery
    Tires...
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    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS and G'Day!!! The sky is...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS and G'Day!!!

    The sky is the limit on these rigs. Recommend looking at some of the pictures in the 'Photo Gallery' thread to give you some ideas.

    The Defender is a great...
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    I have sway bars on my 4WD, they really help...

    I have sway bars on my 4WD, they really help control chassis roll. The same should be true for the 2WD. Before you go down that route, recommend putting 40wt oil in your shocks, and adding a little...
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    For the most part, steel screws into plastic...

    For the most part, steel screws into plastic parts will not back themselves out unless they have help. Metal on metal, you want to use a good set of tools so that you can properly torque them down....
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    Guessing you’re using a driver? Handy tools,...

    Guessing you’re using a driver?

    Handy tools, but caution is to be used, and the clutch never to be trusted. I run screws down with a driver until there is just a little daylight between the head...
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    Lots of projects on the bench still, it always...

    Lots of projects on the bench still, it always feels good to get a project completed. This project though, opens the doors to several other I have had sitting on the back burner.

    The pony radio...
  16. WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! What is your budget?...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    What is your budget?

    The stock Slash is technically able to handle 3S, but 3S with a mild system like the VXL causes breakage in the drive train, especially with the...
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    You have to understand that once you start...

    You have to understand that once you start feeding this beast, you can't stop...
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    That is cool!!! I have seen a couple of those...

    That is cool!!! I have seen a couple of those Tesla truck models on Thingiverse, they look like cool projects. I'll have to get some of the projects cleared off of my workbench before I tackle...
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    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! Servos... For what...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    Servos...
    For what it is, the stock servo isn't terrible, but it isn't great in the TRX4 either. how long it lasts depends on how you use it. If you are trail running...
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    ITS ALIVE!!!! ...

    ITS ALIVE!!!!

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50142794556_9057d749b5_c.jpgUntitled by Scott O, on Flickr
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    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! The light kit should...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    The light kit should have came with a power supply, that should be the "distribution block".

    Just to double check though, do the lights come on when you plug in the...
  22. WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!! It must be painting...

    WELCOME TO THE FORUMS!!!

    It must be painting season, seeing a lot of threads on this topic, hopefully in the next week or two we'll see pictures of those freshly painted RC lids.

    Overall, from...
  23. Thread: Trailers

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    I watched a ton of videos on 3D printing before I...

    I watched a ton of videos on 3D printing before I bought mine, and as much as I could, tried to completely understand the process. Overall it isn't terribly difficult, but there are a couple of...
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    Practice, practice, practice. Airbrushes produce...

    Practice, practice, practice. Airbrushes produce great results, but they can be tricky to use.

    Rough cut the body before you wash it.

    And, make sure you thoroughly wash the body's inside and...
  25. Thread: Trailers

    by Greatscott
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    Donka! Yup, I have seen a couple of these,...

    Donka!



    Yup, I have seen a couple of these, they are very interesting. For me, the coolest thing about it is that he uses Fusion 360, so I am not really paying attention to the build as much as...
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