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09-03-2015, 12:46 PM
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Posted By TechyJoe

Thanks Patrick125 I also read in several...

Thanks Patrick125

I also read in several places that you cannot have two brushless motors run off of one speed controller. It was mentioned that this does seem to work as long as the motors have...
09-02-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By TechyJoe

Custom Jet Ski Wave Runner Help

I'm somewhat a newb in boating (not RC) and need some help with a custom build.

I purchased a Venom Wave Jumper (same as Wave Chopper) RC jet ski and I'm going to modify it with hobby grade...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-18-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 238,585
Posted By TechyJoe

I guess this thread is dead!

I guess this thread is dead!
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-12-2015, 10:20 AM
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Views: 238,585
Posted By TechyJoe

Can anyone help me with a Nitro Blizzard build? ...

Can anyone help me with a Nitro Blizzard build?

I've built the entire chassis + motor etc., only to start it and find that I have a grinding issue in the gears. The vehicle seems to work great...
07-23-2014, 04:53 AM
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Views: 1,228
Posted By TechyJoe

e-flight Micro Yak 54 Jitters

Guys

I purchased an e-flight micro Yak 54 but it is extremely jittery in flight. I can't seem to figure out the issue. It appears that it may be prop wash over the control surfaces. I tried...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-06-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

I think so. I haven't visited the site in a few...

I think so. I haven't visited the site in a few months and it appears I have lost all my personal forums I created and subscribed to.
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01-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

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02-17-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Artic Cat Green Snowmobile Mod

Sounds like you did a nice job on your buildout.

Getting these sleds working really good does take some experimenting and some part failure.

As for the axle for the conversion gear: just...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-17-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,311
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Improved mods for MXZ

Alex

I think you would want to wire your batteries in series and not parallel, that is if your motor and ESC is rated to handle that voltage.

This will give you more power and speed. ...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-10-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

Minor change

I changed the motor out from the Reedy 3300 to the Traxxas Velineon because the shaft on the Reed was not long enough to accommodate the pinion gear well (this is somewhat noticable...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-10-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

darksideofasaucerfulofsecrets

Yes, all correct on the first paragraph.

For the second paragraph about the wheel collars, the answer is also yes. You can purchase these typically in a bag...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-10-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,311
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Improved mods for MXZ

hurricane

I sent you a personal email. Let me know if you got it.
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-09-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

darksideofasaucerfulofsecrets

Here is what I did:

1) First I used a Hitect HS 85MG servo. This is a small to medium size airplane servo.

2) I purchased a slim strip of aluminum bar...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-27-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

All

Mistake
I noticed that in the video, I mention creating a new axle for the second metal gear after the pinion using a cut down 3mm drill bit. This is a mistake. In the final version, I...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-27-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,311
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Improved mods for MXZ

Hi Hurricane

Doing good. Not too much snow though in my neck of the woods so sledding has been limited.

Yeah, an all aluminum drive wheel would be awesome to get more traction to the...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-27-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

All

Youtube video URL for my Buildout below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMjIEqFValk

YouTube Skidoo Rev XP Buildout
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-27-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

No problem ScoobySing

Glad I (we) could help. I look forward to seeing what you come up with. Anyone's information on making these things better is welcome.

Yes, 480 should mount right...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-26-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,311
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Improved mods for MXZ

Hi ScoobySting

My blog and build out video should give you some ideas to get you going.

Note: My modifications are mostly prototypes to see what works for the XP and not as precise as...
Forum: Unusual R/C
12-13-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

Motor upgrade

I've also been continueing to work on that motor upgrade. I would like a little more speed and power so I've been trying to figure out the best way to fit in a full 540 brushless....
Forum: Unusual R/C
12-13-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

Hi everyone

Another season is here and I've been working on a few more upgrades.

I recently added some rail extenders to the track assembly. I had some trouble with the track slipping off...
Forum: Unusual R/C
03-07-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

sokey70

Yeah, the springs which came with the Duratrax shocks were way to mushy and the weight of the body really dropped the shock down below where they should normally sit so I replaced them...
03-05-2012, 07:29 AM
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-29-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

Also FYI
The original stock Rev-XP gear ratio is about 8:1. The mods I made in the early part of this thread reduced that to about 4.2:1
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-29-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

sokey70
If you can get a 40 tooth spur pulley to fit the space, it will most likely work ok. Do you have a pulley in mind with that many teeth which will fit the space? If so, I'd also be...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-29-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 47,753
Posted By TechyJoe

RE: Skidoo Rev XP snowmobile hop-up

sokey70 and others

Guys
Using just pulleys on the Rev-XP will probably not work very well. The space available will not provide enough clearence for a large enough spur pulley to convert the...
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