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Forum: The Clubhouse
01-22-2010, 06:52 PM
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Posted By jimfurr1

RE: IS boat racing fading away

Yea but is not the state they run drag boats? fortunatly I have the gulf of mexico and many private lakes....so in your opinion the state is killing the hobby,not realizing how much income they are...
01-07-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

I have room under the motor, so making the adj. slot longer so the gears mesh should not be an issue...
01-07-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

I've actually considered that, or going to 48pitch for more ratio adjustment.......I am a machinist aftr all :)
01-06-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

I broke one of the props yesterday.....17tooth pinion on the 650's those Kershaw motors are strong!!!!!
01-05-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

vote? how many are using ti stock esc2?
01-04-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

I am going to stay brushed, until tou can't get them ant more! old school lives on!
01-04-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Any boat with the wrong settup can be a toad......right props,trim grearing and cg is what makes fast.......going to 17 on the pininons for the venom props on order......
01-04-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

cosidering chaning gears to 48p more ajustability and all brass......what do you think?
01-04-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

What I really need right now are spur gears that can the power....plastic isn't working so well
01-04-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Spoke with the guy at Kershaw( the motors are Kershaw Revolver 650s)....he is up with to date with what i am doing....All they do is electric....mostly 4 wheel though
01-04-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

lipo's are to light for this hull...
01-04-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

wathching all temps....as they go up I slow down! with the prop upgrades.
01-04-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

14 volt motors are more unpredictable as amp spikes go.....usually less
01-04-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

IT'S all about staying as stock as possible,,,,
01-04-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

I know it it can be out of control now.....waiting for delivery of my fins and tabs.....before going forward with the extra esc.. Right now... I need the extra weight to prevent wash outs...
01-03-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Faster,faster,faster........http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/devil_smile.gif
01-03-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Want it as stock as posible
01-03-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Remember ohms law....heat icreases resistance
resistance increases amps
lowering volage as you run does both
lowered voltage as you run increases amps to about 34 on these motors.....4 amps over...
01-03-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

i could put in a castle.....but i want to stay with stock parts if possible. a lot of the castle escs will run brushed or brushless.....which is cool but not for this boat.....I like to make slow...
01-03-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Current motor are rated at 240watt at zero load....as i change props and gearing all is going to change esc is rated for 30 amps continuous.......motors are $19 a piece esc $104
i want it to be fast...
01-02-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

It's all about the Amps 30 per motor instead of 15 with one esc.....BIG Propshttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/devil_smile.gif
01-02-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Yes tie the outputs with a diode so there is no possibility of back feeding the esc....../only want forward to race it..... =30amps per motor
01-02-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

One per motor putting out 14v.....one motor tied to one esc the ohter tied to one.....for a grand total of two bateries to each motor....should increase run time and add some stability with the othe...
01-01-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

I'll post pics and vid after I get the rest of th parts in a week or so......
Pinions were definatly set right......
Might ad another evx2 found out from Traxxas you can tie the outputs to one...
12-31-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,694
Posted By jimfurr1

RE: Traxxas EVX2

Too much power! lol Stripped one of the spur gears after two runs..lol almost imposible to drive! should have trim tabs,turn fins, and 3blade 38mmx1.4p props next week...probably should put wings on...
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