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    Sweet piece of engineering Tcafb. Whatever...

    Sweet piece of engineering Tcafb. Whatever possessed you to create this? I'm a big fan of LED lights and I love the digital displays. You must run on smooth surfaces. I"d be worried about the...
  2. Good deal. Charging at 10 amps is nice. Let us...

    Good deal. Charging at 10 amps is nice. Let us know how you like it.
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    I'm not sure how the two motors you mention would...

    I'm not sure how the two motors you mention would compare in run time or heat. The 3900 kV 4 pole will have more torque than the Castle but will have a lower top speed than the 5700, assuming the...
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    Too large a pinion can cause high temps but...

    Too large a pinion can cause high temps but usually in the motor. Count the teeth on both yours and your son's. If yours is more that could be the issue. But like I said it's weird that the motor...
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    I agree with Rusty. Drop the pinion down a tooth...

    I agree with Rusty. Drop the pinion down a tooth or two and see how the temps are. 130 on the ESC isn't bad but 170 on the motor is pushing it.
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    That's weird that the motor is cool but the ESC...

    That's weird that the motor is cool but the ESC is hot unless motor is pulling far more current than the ESC is designed to put out. I have never had an ESC shut down because of heat without the...
  7. Yeah, it looks like a firmware problem. I'd...

    Yeah, it looks like a firmware problem. I'd return it. I've had an AC6 for several years now. Works like a champ and never has done anything weird.

    But I would recommend getting a Thunder...
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    I'm the guy Rob was referring to who bought this...

    I'm the guy Rob was referring to who bought this charger. I've used it for about a month now, maybe charged 30 bats. I love this thing. Everything Rob said about it is true. Yesterday I charged...
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    I'll bet the fluid works fine. Geez...30k weight...

    I'll bet the fluid works fine. Geez...30k weight is closer to grease viscosity than a fluid!
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    Yup, cumquat has a good memory. Both of my...

    Yup, cumquat has a good memory. Both of my evaders started out as EXT2's. Both have extensive mods and are brushless.

    Sounds like your RC season is starting, CQ. Excellent. Our's here in CA...
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    Sounds like you're happy. Send some pics of it...

    Sounds like you're happy. Send some pics of it with the the new parts. How fast is it with the S/P set up you chose? You changed to 32 pitch gears? Are 32 pitch gears robust enough that you can...
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    Doing good Nate. How about you? Haven't been...

    Doing good Nate. How about you? Haven't been running the Evader much. Got a used HoBao Hyper 10 SCT. It's been occupying my time trying to get it up to my specs for running. Lots of...
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    Stripped screws. Hate 'em. I have a screw...

    Stripped screws. Hate 'em. I have a screw extractor like cumquat listed. Mine is too big to work on small screws but it is a different brand - I'll have to check out that one. Barring using that...
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    The GT3C is an newer version of the GT3B. The...

    The GT3C is an newer version of the GT3B. The biggest difference is the older 3B uses eight AA's so it's quite a bit heavier and it has a poorer display. It's hard to see in the bright sun. The...
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    I totally agree with you about the batteries,...

    I totally agree with you about the batteries, Nate. I finally switched to NiMH bats. A set will last two full days of racing, if I remember to switch it off between races. Costs less than 1 cent...
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    One good reason to get the DTXC 7980 is it won't...

    One good reason to get the DTXC 7980 is it won't bend as easily as the thin stock one. I had a hard crash which slightly bent the stock motor mount plate. Never have bent the blue one.

    Never...
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    Thanks. Softer is what I'm looking for.

    Thanks. Softer is what I'm looking for.
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    If you want to convert to brushless it is hard to...

    If you want to convert to brushless it is hard to beat the EZRun 4300kV combo. It's cheap, durable, easy to maintain, comes with a programming card and doubled the speed of my EXT2. We clocked it...
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    Hey tooth less. I agree with Rob about the body....

    Hey tooth less. I agree with Rob about the body. And nice paint job. Where did you source the front springs. Never have seen pink ones for the evader.
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    Yup, Duratrax came out with the brushless...

    Yup, Duratrax came out with the brushless version a couple? of years ago. Didn't last long. Haven't heard why. Don't know much else about the history of the platform but I know it's a lot more...
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    Maybe their stress-tech guarantee put 'em out of...

    Maybe their stress-tech guarantee put 'em out of business. I know I used it!
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    Really? Duratrax has stopped making the Evader. ...

    Really? Duratrax has stopped making the Evader. That's really too bad. Such a fun platform. Glad i still have both of mine. Maybe they'll appreciate over time.
  23. About the only thing I can think to add is to...

    About the only thing I can think to add is to replace the stock shocks with the Al ones and put about 35 wt oil in them.
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    No floods around here, but lots of rain...

    No floods around here, but lots of rain yesterday. Floods are mostly in SoCal. Lots of fires that leave areas prone to mudslides. Seems to happen each year. Kinda weird that we have floods...
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    Looks cold DH. Too bad that little stream...

    Looks cold DH. Too bad that little stream doesn't freeze. Be a great place for some ice drag races.
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