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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-08-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,380
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: rc cable cam build help!

im talking about just that camera mount. ignore the heli. this is a cable cam,

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_eetu4Pw333k/TT4BRzDC6KI/AAAAAAAAAr0/n5xR-cPzg34/mirlocam.jpg

thanks for...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-07-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,380
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: rc cable cam build help!

to much weight.


also, after a bit more tinkering and some changes to materials, im pretty condident the pan tilt mount is going to be right in at 400g with the camera. basically what im...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-05-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,380
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: rc cable cam build help!

i did not know there isnt a 360* servo. however the more i think of it the more i realize 180* is all i need. budget wise, lets say for electronics id like to stay under $150, which i know will be...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-05-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,380
Posted By Pyrotechnic
rc cable cam build help!

im planning on building an rc cable cam with power forward and back, and a camera mount with pan, and tilt, for my go pro. my question is what to get. i already have a pretty good idea on how im...
Forum: RC Helicopter Beginners Forum 01-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: need a bit of help....

I figured it out! Tail rotor was loose and the motor was just spinning inside it. Hovered for about 10 secs before getting to close to the wall! Stoked! Haha
Forum: RC Helicopter Beginners Forum 01-05-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: need a bit of help....

The tail rotor is spinning, jut not fast enough. Even with the trim set to the max. I'm Gunna play with it a bit tonight and see if I can figure something out.
Forum: RC Helicopter Beginners Forum 01-04-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Pyrotechnic
need a bit of help....

so i bought a blade sr, limited experience with helis, but got a good deal on this so picked it up. tried flying it today and couldnt get it to stop spinning counter clockwise on the ground. went...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-20-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

im looking for the best way to mount a fan on my esc....any suggestions??
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-20-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: Big Block Mini Summit

i just got back from running my merv for the first time with the BB vxl. gearing was 31/45 and it went pretty well. ran on 2 2s packs in parallel
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-14-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

just went out for a run...stripped the rear diff. my own fault though as i didnt use shims, plus i now have 2 extras. either way my lhs doesnt carry any shim kits, and i was wondering if i can make...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-13-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

well im gunna go with the lrp nexxt 4x and the brushed summit 540 motor mount and plate.


ahhhh maybe not. haha still thinking



on a side note just got a box from traxxas. gotta hand...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-13-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: Mini Revo Paddles

They won't work very well in the snow because they were designed for sand (obviously). Sand is soooo much denser than snow so when each paddle hits the sand it has something to push off of. With snow...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-11-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

Haha yea ikik. But I do have the 3500kv vxl so I guess Im looking for a decent, water resistant/proof esc. Unless getting a different motor would be better. Either way I'd like 50mph and cooler...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-10-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

I tore my stock cvd's up pretty quick so I'd say yes, but at the moment I'm waiting for my steel ones to come back from traxxas, who I did call tOday and they said they did replace them so pretty...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-04-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

i have the 3500kv vxl motor, but im not 100% on using it yet. biggest reason i want to upgrade is due to the stock esc overheating. it usually shuts down halfway through the pack, and then about 3/4...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 10-04-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

hahaha atleast you will never loose sight of it!


im looking for recommendations for an esc. waterproof/water resistant is a must as ill be driving a lot in the snow this winter. so far it...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-30-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

only real kinks so far is just getting the steering horn lined up with the other servo, otherwise they will fight, or turn hard one way and not so much the other. used the same linkage, just have...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-30-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

talked to a guy today from the repair department at traxxas. helped me out a lot more than the guy from customer service who i talked to weds. he said to just send in the whole diff and they will...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-30-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

oh yea. went to take the front diff apart to get the out drives out....screws for the actual diff are pretty much stripped. at this point traxxas is just going to receive the entire diff if i cant...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-28-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

http://prolineracing.com/bodies/volkswagen-1-16-e-revo-body/
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-28-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

it was the front right on mine and ive got my axle carriers pushed in as far as they go without rubbing. anyway i figured ill dye the chassis in the downtime.
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-28-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

not the whole truck just the cvd set, still cant drive without them though. the guy also said he didnt have any out drives to give me, only can replace the whole set which i was surprised about. but...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-28-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

just went out for a quick run on the road...drove 50ft and one of the steel cups off the brand new traxxas cvd's sheered right off....not happy. called traxxas and they said to send it back in, so...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-27-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,872
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: Official Traxxas 1/16 Summit VXL

i bought a couple of these off of a recommendation and i couldnt be happier with them. great performance all around and only needs minor work to the battery compartment to fit.

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Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 09-27-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 502,946
Posted By Pyrotechnic
RE: OFFICIAL MINI E-REVO THREAD!!!

thats the one ive got! love the look of it. its taken a beating to and held up nicely. will get some more pics up tomorrow under the hood...on a side note i stripped a couple teeth on my front diff,...
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