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Old 01-03-2008, 06:14 PM
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it looks like the servo saver is too loose, its the small silver wheel
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Old 01-03-2008, 08:20 PM
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thanks mate im gettin some parts soon ill post a picture
its gunna be sick
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Old 01-04-2008, 07:19 AM
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looks to me that you may have the bolts to the front steering knuckles too tight..


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woops
just try the link
[link]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvtUQ8sWPvQ[/link]
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Old 01-05-2008, 12:05 AM
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not sure if anyone has asked yet, but are the wheels and tires the same size on the volcano exp as the volcano sv?
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Old 01-05-2008, 06:55 AM
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Hey.

I'm about to buy a Redcat Racing Volcano EPX (brushless). It is actually a [link=http://www.********.co.uk/NBC-E.htm]Bug Crusher[/link]. You can see a video of it [link=http://youtube.com/watch?v=8WZIz9wI9lY&feature=related]here[/link] (not mine). That video is on a 3000mah 7.2V pack.

The ESC (75A) and motor (3300KV) are both from Novatech [link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_6734843/anchors_6788595/mpage_1/key_/anchor/tm.htm#6788595](Discussion here)[/link]. I plan to run it off 9.6V 3000mah packs. I know it isn't the best, but I want to spend under £150 ($300). I already have a nitro truck - I want an electric truch for playing in smaller places or where I don't want to make too much noise.

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Old 01-05-2008, 08:45 AM
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nice, we have a brushless tornado and a brushless tsunami, i run them off 7.2 1800 to 3000 and a 7.4 lipo 5000 and that makes it sick, i have a volcano electric but i am waiting for redcat to get the brushless system back in stock, its a great buy!!!!

good luck and post some pics and a video when you get it.
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Old 01-05-2008, 11:40 PM
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when my car runs or i just spin the shaft only my right wheel turns (in the front i mean)
but if i spin the wheel the other one will spin
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please help?[sm=crying.gif]
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Old 01-05-2008, 11:59 PM
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i just did a Shock mod on my Volcano SV.... check it out...
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=6861064
the next thing im going to be doing is getting new Rims/tires cuz i chipped a Rim... and the tire is coming off..dont get me wrong the truck is still drivable. i just wana upgrade the tires and rims.. lol.[sm=punching.gif][sm=thumbup.gif]
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Old 01-06-2008, 05:17 AM
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I will be buying mine from a company here that offers a choice of two body shells. Personally, I don't like that shape, so once I have it, I will order a stampede body or something to replace it.

ps - although the top truck has different shocks and a different chassis, it is just the bodyshell I am chosing. The truck will be the same as the bottom one.

Does anyone know where I can get shells in the UK (prefereably for an actual volcano).

Which body do you prefer?

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Blue and red mate
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Old 01-06-2008, 06:57 PM
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Gahhhh i stripped the screw that holds the engine to the chassis
it was my first time taking them off and thay were really tight
any ideas how to get it off?
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Old 01-06-2008, 07:39 PM
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use a dremel or something and make a slot in the head to be able to use a regular screwdrive to take it off, just be carful not to cut too much and have the head break on you.
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That kind of thing happens all the time to me (mainly because I use an incorrect screwdriver). Just dremel a slot, and use a flathead screwdriver to get it out. As ehroof said, it could break the head, so cut, try, cut a bit deeper, try again etc if you are nervous. Dremels are the most useful tool in rc (in my opinion).

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Old 01-07-2008, 03:21 PM
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dont have one unfortunatly
what do you mean "orsomething" ehroof
is there anything else i gould try?
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I asume he means a similar tool (eg cheap copy). You could try a hacksaw (or just a hacksaw blade if that doesn't fit). You can get special screw extracter tools, but they may not work on small screws, and they are quite expensive. Occassionally, if you get the perfect sized screwdriver, and press really hard + turn you can extract a screw like that, as it has some shape left. Whatever you do, you will not be able to put it back, so make sure you have a new one handy.

If you have a heat gun, you could try heating it up a bit - it may expand and be easier. You could also try with a soldering iron.

Good luck - tell us what you do.

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dont have one unfortunatly
what do you mean "orsomething" ehroof
is there anything else i gould try?

yeah, a hacksaw would work
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Old 01-07-2008, 07:52 PM
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quick question
revo 3.3 or savage?
i want the one thats the most durable and easest to do maintaince on
any suggestions?
oh and are they both rtr?
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Old 01-07-2008, 09:20 PM
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yes, rtr and get an avalanche, i would take it over either one, actually out of the 2 i would pick the revo to bash and race and the savage to just go out and bash like crazy.
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Old 01-07-2008, 10:18 PM
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The savage is probably the best bashers out there! It will out perform most of the bashing style trucks!
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What is the best site for ordering volcano parts?
(besides clermont hobbie)
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Old 01-08-2008, 07:45 PM
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no other place lol that is the best
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Old 01-08-2008, 08:32 PM
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yeah but you dont have hop ups
heres what i was looking to buy:


SKU Description Price Qty Ext. Price
02156b Fuel filter aluminum blue $4.99 $4.99
02073 Servo $17.60 $17.60
02031a Exhaust manifold $5.99 $5.99
08053 Aluminum linkages 2pcs $9.90 $9.90

In Stock Items Order Total: $38.48

Select your method of shipping: UPS GROUND $6.75UPS 2 DAY SERVICE $17.00UPS NEXT DAY SERVICE $40.00CUSTOMER PICKUP $0.00
i also wanted a aluminum upper plate
couldnt find that on claremont and im looking to get it for about $50
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What is the best site for ordering volcano parts?
(besides clermont hobbie)

they are the best, email him the part number if you dont see them on his site.
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nitrozach54
if you can get a tool to bite on that screw, heat it with a soldering iron or even a small torch (drain Gas FIRST ! ), then hit it with Freeze spray (use canned air and turn can upside down so that the CO2 comes out cold). This Heat/Cold cycling will break the bond of the Loctite to metal and allow a penetrant (WD40) to get to the threads. Repeat this process a number of times and you will get the screw out.
I had the very same problem. Factory installed my engine mount screws with Red Loctite. Very hard to remove and the soft aluminum threads were Toast when all was said n done. Had to replace an engine mount.
Good Luck!
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Can someone take a look at this link for me?
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXM875&P=ML

I need new rims for my Volcano SV. According to my micrometer, the stock Redcat rims on my truck measure approximately 3 inches in diameter.. The rims in the link are spec’d at 2.2 inches diameter.
I got this link in the forum (some other thread), but im thinking these rims fit the Buggy and not the Truck?
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