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    We beat up the Traxxas Slayer Pro 4x4!

    M&M Beat up the stock Traxxas Slayer Pro in High-Speed! No breakage. Just bendage. Here is one for you guys I tossed together: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM7xs638TkU
  2. RE: Controlling a Brushless Motor without a Radio System?

    First, thank you guys for answering and debating over this. :D

    I sort of pointed it out if you read my post;



    I knew there had to be something that emits a specific pulse value to...
  3. Controlling a Brushless Motor without a Radio System?

    I have a project I am working on for a company, and you could call it a form of integrated robotics, long story short, I have decided that brushless R/C 380-400 size motors are going to work best for...
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    RE: HPI Baja Carbon Tie Rods

    on the HPI baja forum is the thread and they are on ebay under "carbon fiber turnbuckle" or replace turnbuckle with tie-rod I think you can find them.
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    RE: HPI Baja Carbon Tie Rods

    Yeah, I run the FLM arm kit and I bent their set they sent which is a solid aluminum shaft. I bent the rod that threads in the outside side. So the Plastic end was crooked visibly. I took the same...
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    HPI Baja Carbon Tie Rods

    there are now carbon fiber/titanium tie rods available for the HPI Bajas. the full sets for Losi 5ive are also being made.
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    I tested the Gens Ace packs as well and they are not as good. The Tenergy nano series is the best pack for the money. I used a Cellpro PowerLab 8 v2 to do the discharge testing. I have a new r/c...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    If you guys go to buy lipo batteries, go to hobbyking and look at the new Tenergy nano series. I have tested many of them on a wattmeter. They are good. As good as batts 3 times the price I have...
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    Servo control voltages

    I am curious to know how servos are actually controlled by their 3 wires.

    Can someone explain how the voltages are applied over each wire to produce the servo rotation amount and direction?

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  10. Thread: Rock Racers?

    by Matt_M
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    RE: Rock Racers?

    Yeah I'm definitely going to get into crawlers, or at least try the wraith. Something about that darn xr10 that makes me want it though. Its function just looks awesome and I think I could have some...
  11. Thread: Rock Racers?

    by Matt_M
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    RE: Rock Racers?

    I guess I don't need that speed I stated. What I really want is something I could drive with me while I go on a hike. There are ruts and rocks, nothing too extreme, but it would be neat to take out...
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    1S Lipo packs?

    Hi guys.

    I am looking pretty hard for 1S 3.7v lipo packs, and since there only appears to be a few out there, I was wondering if it might be possible to find them as a 2 cell split pack.

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  13. Thread: Rock Racers?

    by Matt_M
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    Rock Racers?

    So I was looking at the Axial Wraith "rock racer" they recently released, and the video sort of inspired me to want one.

    I had always looked at rock crawlers and thought that I would not have...
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    RE: 1000-Lumen Quad-Emitter Baja Headlight!

    You can buy any emitter off the net. Cree makes the good medium power emitters that don't need tons of power. Like XR-E, http://www.ledsupply.com/xrewht-l1.php

    A super powerful emitter is a...
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    1000-Lumen Quad-Emitter Baja Headlight!

    http://img594.imageshack.us/img594/3083/bajafrontview.jpg

    To drive a big, fast R/C truck at night, you have to be able to see a large area in front of the vehicle for the path to remain...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    The fancy M11 is Airtronics.

    Of course they make it in 2.4ghz now, but I own the FM version. As soon as I saw the Spektrum 2.4ghz module for the M11 I bought it, and I wish I would have known...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    Most of the good radios have that built in so that you do not have to look for it on a speed control. It is called exponential setting. On the M11 transmitter, you can have dual exponential throttle...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    Here is a CAD photo of the new motor mount design being machined for the Rally speed project.

    Larger 4mm x 30mm bolt spacing for the big motors. Added clearance for large motor shafts and big...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    Send a 1:10 scale body of your choice to anyone who does laser prototype scanning. Have them scan the entire untrimmed body and get a file that can be output to Solidworks. Now have a shop cut a CNC...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    Aloha,

    This is an easy problem to fix. A motor runs coolest at its highest RPM under no load. If it's too hot, you can either increase cooling with a heat sink or fan, or reduce load by gearing...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    Next I am going to be working with the motor mount plate. It will need to be machined differently for a 50 tooth pinion to clear the mount. The motor will need to be moved up and slightly to the...
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    RE: Spektrum TX and RX compatability

    I have the RX sitting here, but nothing hooked up to it to check the function.

    Anyways, I have the Airtronics M11, and I have a Spektrum 2.4 module installed on the radio.
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    Ah, darn it. That is too bad to hear about them. I had taken a look over them and they seemed to look like a good design. I was probably pursuaded by HR's machining and anodizing, which looks very...
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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    The RPM knuckles are not bad.

    Hot Racing makes aluminum knuckles with aluminum thread in O-ring ball holders. Those are the ones I have decided to use for maximum rigidity in the steering.

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    RE: OFFICIAL TRAXXAS RALLY VXL THREAD!!!!!

    You become more hilarious the more you post!

    Now it becomes more evident your jealousy for those who make you look as who you really are.

    You have stooped so low, as to go and make fun of...
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