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hpi savage x 4.6 to brushless conversion

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Old 12-28-2011, 11:37 AM
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would it be a good idea to get a different transmitter for the hpi savage flux hp? if so i have a spectrum dx3s i can use all i would have to do is buy another receiver.
No need to really upgrade the radio, it comes with a 2.4 radio.
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well if you got a sweet remote you dont want it to sit on a shelf
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:50 AM
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i really like my spectrum and want to use it on the savage flux.
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:54 AM
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Then go right ahead and get another receiver or switch it out with another rc
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:58 AM
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i will just buy another receiver.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:08 PM
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Rock on dude
i think the new traxxas remote is gonna be sweet
traxxas.com/products/parts/transmitters/6507tqitraxxaslink2ch
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I converted my Savage 25 to brushless using the Mad beast motor mount and their battery trays. All i had to do was drill the holes to hold the batt trays. I dont know how different are the chassis between the 25 and the X, but it was very easy to do. Less than $20 for the motor mount and batt trays from NitroRCX.
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or just go to your lhs and have them put dean plugs on there
Yes, because your LHS is willing to help you out if you buy your truck from Tower and your batteries from RobberyPartz
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:23 PM
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i am very excited to get my new truck soon, i will just use my spectrum dx3s transmitter and go buy a new receiver for it.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:38 PM
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this may be a weird question to ask. does the hpi savage flux hp have a servo for brake/throttle, a servo for the steering?
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no just a steering servo. the ESC controls the throttle and brakes
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:51 PM
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or just go to your lhs and have them put dean plugs on there
There's a lot of ignorance in this thread...and it's not limited to darryl1980.
What does that mean TBJ
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:00 PM
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a question would it be a good idea to get a better stronger servo to put in the truck. if so i will order everything right away so i dont have to worry about it later on.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:48 PM
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the only reason you would need a stronger servo is if you wanted to race it or something along that line
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:57 PM
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just for running around and get very strong steering would a stronger servo be a good idea?
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yeah if you want. it's all up too you. cause i think everything stock is a good way to start out, then if you think the steering could be stronger then go ahead and get a new servo
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ok. i will stick with the stock servo and if i think i need a stronger servo later on i will buy one.
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I have had my Savage Flux for almost 3 years now it is still completely stock. I haven't seen any reason to upgrade anything on it although the steering servo is starting to get more and more sluggish.
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so stay with the stock servo till i need a new servo then?
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Yes..exactly what you should do
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sounds good. i saw a traxxas revo on rctech that a guy wants to trade for a losi truggy i am thinking about trading.
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or just go to your lhs and have them put dean plugs on there
There's a lot of ignorance in this thread...and it's not limited to darryl1980.
What does that mean TBJ
If you can't figure it out, then you're part of the problem.
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:47 PM
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or just go to your lhs and have them put dean plugs on there
There's a lot of ignorance in this thread...and it's not limited to darryl1980.
What does that mean TBJ
If you can't figure it out, then you're part of the problem.
How is going to your lhs and asking them to solder on a connection being ignorant? He didn't say go to your lhs and have them change the connection for free. I don't care where you got your truck from if the lhs won't change a connection for you they are either ignorant themselves or they don't like money.
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Old 12-29-2011, 05:26 AM
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i will call my lhs to see if they would put the plugs on for me.
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Yeah that's the best way to do it Darryl...And TBJ your right.I do not know a huge amount of rc info like you, ive been in the hobby for around 2 years and i have only owned 2 hobby grade RC's so far. And the first one wasn't even that good, it was an exceed rc dynamite. But none of the less all im trying to say is i try myBEST too HELP!!!
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