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Old 08-31-2007, 06:03 PM
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Default Anyone with electric redcats yet?

Anyone sample a electric redcat yet?

Been wondering what the new brushless motor can do to them. Anyone have specs on the ESC and Motor yet? Is it a 3000 kV motor or 3500?
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:04 PM
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i have 2 but they are not brushless
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:57 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

which ones do you have? I'm pondering on makin "the fastest electric redcat".
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:59 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

i have the electric volcano
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

I'm tempted to try the tsunami and run a lipo brushless combo.

I knew i should have ordered in some Lipo packs!
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

do it
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:08 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

if i can get a big enough pinion and small enough spur, with a 11.1 volt lipo it COULD see over 60.
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associated pinions work
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:15 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

how bout spurs?

I'm really floored that they dont brag and advertise about their electrics yet. Electrics are coming back with brushless becoming more advanced... and with a good lipo pack and wonderful gearing... nitros dont stand a chance
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

its all about the sound and the run times, lol.
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

For 15 minutes until the battery dies!!
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:33 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

just gotta have a better battery pack

If you have a high capacity battery pack, you can run longer than the nitro guys, and be faster . Therefore, pit less often too.

Whats the capacity on your packs?
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:44 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

not really sure. Its like 8 AA wrapped up. I also have a 9.6V with 1250 MilliAmp hours. Never used that one thought doesnt fit any of my cars that go like 5 miles an hour. Thats y i go nitro
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:46 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

nitro's speed is limited though. Worlds fastest rc cars are electric
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:52 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

i run electric and nitro, i just like nitro, the sound, smell, and the fact its an engine. electric is easier and quicker for sure.
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:55 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

best of both worlds is always the way to go. But lots of nitro people think that electrics couldn't touch em on the track... until they get beat by one [X(]
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

Hey Kemo,

Are ya actually gana race the electrics, or just Bench Race, like ya did the Nitros......


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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

i have an electric tornado for the kids... its not bad but i need to get some better battery packs for longer run times... anybody got any ideas on some that will work???
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Old 09-01-2007, 08:48 AM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

for bashing i use the pirannah 1900's there pretty cheap at tower
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Old 09-01-2007, 10:22 AM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

cool just get loads of cheap ones..... so has eny one on here ever herd of a mardave cobra u probs not herd the name in a really long time tho...its says there coming back in production[8D][8D][8D]ahhhhhhh beltin the ond tough cobras eyy [8D]
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Old 09-01-2007, 11:06 AM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

If you have the Volcano EPX, you can use the spur gear from the Tornado or the Lightning. They have a 58T and the Volcano has the 64T. Radio Shack sells a 3400 battery that is pretty cheap. It's a Nmh. Is the Tornado EPX supposed to have tire foams? Mine didn't come with any.
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Old 09-01-2007, 01:28 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

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i have an electric tornado for the kids... its not bad but i need to get some better battery packs for longer run times... anybody got any ideas on some that will work???

Can your charger also charge NiMH? I have 2400 mAh NiCd packs (econo sport pack), 3800 mAh NiMH Sport pack and 4200 mAh NiMH Sport packs.

If you are looking for a pack for under 20 bucks, the 2400's i sell are $16 per pack.
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thats a good price
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Old 09-02-2007, 09:04 AM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

There are companies splattering the market with batteries right now...............the last month I have gotten 3 e-mails from different companies who say they will beat all other prices[&:]
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Old 09-02-2007, 12:16 PM
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Default RE: Anyone with electric redcats yet?

thats because there are a lot of people out there who are pretty greedy for a nickel these days. All they do is hurt their own profits. I keep my prices right where they are because I have a race rewards program. Each cell is also analyzed to make sure they meet the specs that are claimed. Packs come with warranty too which is pretty amazing.

Do any of you dealers have specs on the brushless motor yet?
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