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Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-11-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By mikejd
thanks Zack. Wires actually came pre soldered and...

thanks Zack. Wires actually came pre soldered and look good and as for the program card I re programmed a few times with no changes. Some times I guess you can just get a defective item. I just wish...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-09-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By mikejd
Funny you say that. I also posted this in the...

Funny you say that. I also posted this in the general section and thats the general consensus so far. It appears as if I have a defective motor.
Thanks for the advice I do appreciate.

Mike
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-09-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
Thanks again. I do appreciate the help.

Thanks again. I do appreciate the help.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-09-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
Thanks, However do you think that Atomik deal is...

Thanks, However do you think that Atomik deal is to big for me. My truck takes a 60a 3300kv that deal is for a 120a.

thanks for all the helful replies.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-09-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
Can anything that I can do.be done about that.

Can anything that I can do.be done about that.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-09-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
Thats exactly what I thought. When I touched the...

Thats exactly what I thought. When I touched the pinion. And stoped ot I first assumed the set screw must have slipped. But after taking a closer look I realized it is not the case.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-09-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
I agree ouch. Thats what I thought would happen...

I agree ouch. Thats what I thought would happen but in reality it just stops. Sounds like it is still turning yet the pinion is stopped.
as for the rest of the drivetrain it all seems good. I spin...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-09-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
I did. Kit came with a program card. Was pretty...

I did. Kit came with a program card. Was pretty easy to set up. Or at least I thought it was.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-08-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By mikejd
Problem with Brushed to brushless conversion

I also posted his question in the Redcat forum but I think I may get some more action over here. Anyway here goes.
My son has a Redcat Volcano it came as the brushed model but we smoked the motor...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-08-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By mikejd
it was an entire kit.and it all works fine until...

it was an entire kit.and it all works fine until i put the gears together. Then it seems like it has to labor to much to turn the wheels.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-08-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By mikejd
Thanks Zack. I will make sure I check the temps...

Thanks Zack. I will make sure I check the temps as I go.
Here is my new problem. Put everything together put the truck on the ground and it wont move.
I pulled the motor out again but left it...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-07-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By mikejd
Brushed volcano converted to brushless.

Ok I may be a knucklehead so please bare with me. My son has a Volcano brushed version. Well we smoked the motor running on grass. So I bought the leopard 3300 kv
brushless. I installed the kit with...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-02-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By mikejd
Leopard 3300 KV for a Volcano EPX

I recently installed a leopard 3300 brushless in my sons Volcano EPX per recommendations on here.
Anyway I obviously did something wrong. Well in forward the truck is slow but in reverse its a...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 10-07-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By mikejd
RE: Volcano EPX motors

Nitro any other suggestions other than the leopard. Hobbypartz is out of stock on all the leopards.
I found them on ebay but rather not send my money to Hong Kong.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 10-06-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By mikejd
RE: Volcano EPX motors

Thanks Nitro. I will look into those. I will probably go the brushless route.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 10-05-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By mikejd
Volcano EPX motors

Me and My son Burned up our volcano EPX stock brushed motor. Any recomendations on a good replacement. Brushed or brushless. Im all ears.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-01-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,783
Posted By mikejd
RE: Tricks and Tips to keep your Redcats running!

Hey Guys thanks for the info. I wish I had something to share. Give me some time.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 08-31-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By mikejd
RE: Volcano EPX bumpers

nitro, hey thanks this bumper is a beast. my son hit a 10" curb today full speed and the truck flipped up the curb and continued on.

That is exactly what i needed.

Thanks
mike
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-25-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By mikejd
RE: Brand New Nimh batteries how to treat

Guys  Thanks for the advise and the lesson. Great info.
My batteries thank you for it.

Mike
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-24-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By mikejd
RE: Brand New Nimh batteries how to treat

Guver thank you I greatly appreciate this info.You are a big help.
Guver one question though.I like to know why I do things. So why am I multiplying at all
If 5000/250ma+ 20hrs. Why is 20 hrs not...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-24-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By mikejd
RE: Brand New Nimh batteries how to treat

Guver, yes I am sorry that is what I meant 9V at 250ma misprint. Will this wall charger work.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-24-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By mikejd
Brand New Nimh batteries how to treat

So I just ordered 4 Duratrax Onyx 6s 5000 mah batteries for mine and my sons trucks.
I have a thunder AC6, an Onyx 240 and a basic 9V at 250mA wall charger.
What should I do and how should these...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 08-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By mikejd
RE: Volcano EPX bumpers

Nitro thanks again. Thats what I was looking for. I just ordered one. They look great.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-22-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By mikejd
LIFE batteries

Do life batteries require a low voltage cuttoff like a LIPO.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 08-22-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By mikejd
Volcano EPX bumpers

Anyone have any suggestions for bumper upgrades for the volcano.
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