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05-12-2018, 10:39 AM
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Hopefully it's a fluke, Horizon isn't exactly a...

Hopefully it's a fluke, Horizon isn't exactly a newbie to this. Did you call them?
07-09-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,756
Posted By kistner

The receiver puts out 5-6 volts. For powering a...

The receiver puts out 5-6 volts. For powering a siren and lights youd need to put a switch in on that 3rd channel. 3rd channel throws switch to off and on sending the 5 to 6 volts to your lights or...
07-04-2017, 07:25 AM
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Posted By kistner

which charger is the favorite? are the two on...

which charger is the favorite? are the two on the right about the same?
Replies: 19
Views: 5,538
Posted By kistner

+1...

+1 (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-electric-off-road-trucks-buggies-truggies-more-147/11637521-man-i-love-my-hyper-tt.html)

The 80% version...
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Views: 1,760
Posted By kistner

I have no experience with a 0-100 in 5 seconds...

I have no experience with a 0-100 in 5 seconds rc! But I see the appeal.
As far as 4x4 versus 2wd, I tend to run the 4x4s in the winter in the snow more. ie: the rustler just doesnt go in the snow....
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Posted By kistner

Well the emaxx is bigger, uses more batteries,...

Well the emaxx is bigger, uses more batteries, needs a better charger (preferably for two batteries at once) but with all that comes the power and 'biggerness' of the emaxx. The stampede can run on...
05-05-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By kistner

You can find clear bodies at your local hobby...

You can find clear bodies at your local hobby store, Tower Hobbies, Amain, ebay, etc and paint them as plain or wild as you would like. And some of those places have plain painted ones too. example...
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Views: 1,760
Posted By kistner

I think there is fun to be had with each of...

I think there is fun to be had with each of those. Are you thinking the 4x4 stampede? otherwise it isnt really in the same group as the others. Xmaxx seems to be the the latest greatest thing they...
05-02-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By kistner

I am not familiar with your specific model but on...

I am not familiar with your specific model but on all my rc's the spur is relatively easy access and easy change. Blue loctite for metal on metal is ok.
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Views: 281
Posted By kistner

With more power and speed comes the risk of...

With more power and speed comes the risk of breaking parts . . . but the slash is pretty tough and will hold up to normal use. Hitting the mailbox at 40mph may break about anything though.
The...
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Posted By kistner

Well, I guess I am beating a dead horse here but...

Well, I guess I am beating a dead horse here but of all the rc stuff I have bought over the past 9 years, both new and 2nd hand, the only esc's I have ever smoked were Novak. And that was three of...
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Posted By kistner

T-maxx brushless conversion

I have a T-maxx I have been messing around with for a while. I have it close to ready to go but I am looking for suggestions on how to get the batteries in/on. Last thing I did was to put a smaller...
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Views: 318
Posted By kistner

RPM makes one as well Black Slash 2wd, Nitro...

RPM makes one as well
Black Slash 2wd, Nitro Slash, e-Stampede 2wd & e-Rustler Caster Blocks | RPM R/C Products...
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Views: 318
Posted By kistner

Carrier, knuckle, block, few different names....

Carrier, knuckle, block, few different names. Pull up the exploded view of your model, it should show it with a part number to search for or order.

Is that for the slash you posted about...
04-24-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7,914
Views: 547,755
Posted By kistner

Never done experimenting on the lunch box. The...

Never done experimenting on the lunch box. The end of the motor kept coming unscrewed. I took it off and put some red loctite on (after blue not helping). But in the meantime I have an outrunner I...
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By kistner

If you had the same issue with two different esc...

If you had the same issue with two different esc then maybe it is the tx/rx set? Do you have different gear to swap that out? Or did your esc already get mailed?
04-20-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By kistner

Most of my slippers squeal when they slip, so...

Most of my slippers squeal when they slip, so there is a good chance it isn't the slipper. Could be the pinion/spur but if they are grinding you should be able to see a flat spot on the spur. And it...
04-20-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By kistner

Full range! I drove it about as far as I could...

Full range! I drove it about as far as I could see it with no glitches. I love DIY cheap fixes.
04-19-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By kistner

New antenna for old Tx

Me and my boys have been running our rcs lately. I sold one of my transmitters to my nephew so I got out the crusty DX3S I had bought a while back off some forum's classified ads. Turns out the range...
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Views: 417
Posted By kistner

I am more than a little jealous. Couple pics or...

I am more than a little jealous. Couple pics or video?
04-16-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 16,309
Posted By kistner

Rusty, have you tried the associated green slime...

Rusty, have you tried the associated green slime I keep reading about? I havent tried it myself but hear it is good for sealing shocks and difs.
04-14-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By kistner

Most 1/18 brushless motor/esc setup should work. ...

Most 1/18 brushless motor/esc setup should work. The rear wheels appear to be the pin type so many 1/18 wheel/tire combos that use a pin should work. The front you would just need the right size...
04-13-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,914
Views: 547,755
Posted By kistner

Found a small bag labeled 'lunch box' in the...

Found a small bag labeled 'lunch box' in the bearing bin, nice when that happens. Popped those in and put the trans back together. But, I have to go get some loc-tite for the screws I undid to take...
04-09-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By kistner

Thunder AC charger getting extra duty

It's that time of year again to charge up the rider. Except that my trickle charger appears to have bit the dust. But hey, my rc charger does do Pb batteries ;)
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04-07-2017, 07:48 PM
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Views: 547,755
Posted By kistner

So, our last run was cut short by some sort of...

So, our last run was cut short by some sort of issue. It was a crunchy feeling coming from the transmission/gearbox. Started to take it apart to inspect what I feared might be shredded parts. But,...
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