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    The spur gears for the ground pounder are unique...

    The spur gears for the ground pounder are unique to the ground pounder. You will not be able to use them on any of the other carsand trucks.

    Unfortunately a lot of times this hobby does require...
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    Security22 - The Ground Pounder does have a few...

    Security22 - The Ground Pounder does have a few issues but most are easy to deal with.

    The first issue you encountered with the wheels falling off is not uncommon regardless of the brand. It has...
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    Redcats website is actually pretty good but...

    Redcats website is actually pretty good but unfortunately you need to know the part numbers before you'll be able to find anything.

    I recently bought the contents of a hobby store that stocked...
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    Tcook - I personally think you are going to have...

    Tcook - I personally think you are going to have a bigger problem than spinning the tires.

    6000KV is way too much motor for a truck the size and weight of a Slash. You also mentioned that you...
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    I'm with you on that one. I see people swapping...

    I'm with you on that one. I see people swapping Phillips screws for hex and I just shake my head. I don't mind hex on parts that I don't take apart often but for items that need to come apart for...
  6. I can tell you this. The US military trusted the...

    I can tell you this. The US military trusted the Emaxx platform as the basis for its scout vehicles a few years back.
    They tried to hide the fact as the finished trucks with electronics were...
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    Not worth a thing. I suggest you sell that...

    Not worth a thing.

    I suggest you sell that thing to me simply to be rid of it........................

    In all seriousness. If the truck is all there an in good working condition you could be...
  8. Thread: p.o.s servos

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    I think your problem might be the CHEAP servos. ...

    I think your problem might be the CHEAP servos. If you buy a good one you never need to replace it.

    Get yourself a Hitec 645MG and you should never need to replace it.
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    The Slash shafts are a good improvement over the...

    The Slash shafts are a good improvement over the stock pieces. I've never had an issue with them twisting or breaking and I run my Rustler and Pede on 3S most of the time.

    Get yourself a new set...
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    Its a Redcat or Exceed for sure. Not sure of the...

    Its a Redcat or Exceed for sure. Not sure of the name but I recently got one in a collection I bought.
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    If you are looking for 4wd then the re-release of...

    If you are looking for 4wd then the re-release of the Egress is what you want. Back in the day the Egress was a great race buggy.

    If you are limited to the Re-Releases then the best handling 2WD...
  12. Thread: YES or NO?

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    I'm not a fan of widing the track using widners...

    I'm not a fan of widing the track using widners like those. It effects the steering and the suspension geometry. Also puts additional strain on the hubs and carriers.

    I persoanlly wouldn't do it.
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    I had the same behavior out of a Ground Pounder I...

    I had the same behavior out of a Ground Pounder I bought from Redcat. I contacted Redcat and they sent me a new controller and receiver. I installed thema dn it ran "better" but not great. I ended up...
  14. Funky, You can use any 1/10th scale...

    Funky,

    You can use any 1/10th scale brushless motor. I would recommend that you buy a motor in the 4000-5000KV range for that truck and nothing higher. You’ll need to get a couple of pinion...
  15. The Stampede had tons of clearance under the...

    The Stampede had tons of clearance under the chassis and you can find parts for them at every hobby shop in the country so this is the way I went when I started my kid off about 5 yrs ago at the age...
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    I had a VXL in mine for about 10 mins. I...

    I had a VXL in mine for about 10 mins. I destroyed the rear drive shaft twice in that time finally replacing it with one of the Axles shafts from a Stampede. It was great for about 3 mins until the...
  17. Sorry dude. The moment you said Tamiya paint I...

    Sorry dude. The moment you said Tamiya paint I had a feeling I knew what you did.

    Your best bet for getting the paint off is to flex the body. If you use Brake fluid it will take all the paint...
  18. Look at the Tamiya Can. Does it say TS or PS on...

    Look at the Tamiya Can. Does it say TS or PS on the can?
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    Ground pounder owners come on in.

    Ground pounder owners. Lets discuss the truck designed by Crawford performance.


    Ive owned a GP since it was first released. I bought mine about a month after it hit the website.

    Overall...
  20. The only time I have ever seen that is when there...

    The only time I have ever seen that is when there is either the body had something on it or the wrong paint was used.

    I have used a hair dryer on every body I have painted for the last 25 yrs and...
  21. I have owned a could of Redcat cars and trucks....

    I have owned a could of Redcat cars and trucks. Same as the Exceed stuff. They're really not that bad but the radio systems are not the best.

    If they let you return it then great. Do so and buy...
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    I'm going to second the recommendation for the...

    I'm going to second the recommendation for the XO1. Very fast and stable car right out of the box. I would be looking at running the XO1 without a body and mounting the camera directly to the...
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    I have run these...

    I have run these http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/item.php?product-id=53913 on a Hornet and Grasshopper without an issue. However I don't really care for the price. The last time I bought a pair they...
  24. Traxxas XL5 ESC has a training mode. You can...

    Traxxas XL5 ESC has a training mode. You can also swap in a slower motor.

    When I gave the kid his first RC, a stampede I swapped in 55 turn crawler motor. It was go for about 8-9mph. From...
  25. Thread: Hey everyone

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    R32 - You should really start you own thread if...

    R32 - You should really start you own thread if you want people t answer. This is a thread about the Tamiya Madbull
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