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05-03-2013, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Mad Wax

Good radio set to buy?

I've been reading about Spectrum ground range problems, car isn't an electric so that's a big deal.

What else?
05-02-2013, 04:18 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: my new 5T body ?

Could you make me a Leopard body?
05-02-2013, 01:16 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Engine alloy parts

Is http://www.rossmod.co.uk/parts/car-parts/fg-modelsport/fg-alloy-eng-mount-small-leop-zeng230rc-1-pc-6487.html suitable to replace the plastic stock engine mount?
05-01-2013, 01:57 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: FG Sportline brushless converted

Being a Alfa it'll probably break down a lot
04-30-2013, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Engine alloy parts

can't remember did it years ago, just been sitting in the cupboard, went back to stock plastic part. pretty annoyed as that allow part wasn't cheap.

bloody hell £60![:@]
04-30-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Engine alloy parts

I did heat the part up, and put the bearings in the freezer. I can't removed the bearings, but do you think the part is still ok?

Take it to a workshop, will they have tool to remove the three...
04-30-2013, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Servos..

Do people use dedicated brake servo? I'm using a metal gear for throttle & brake.
04-30-2013, 05:25 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

Engine alloy parts

Looking at replacing stock plastic engine mount 6264 and 7039/1 with alloy parts.

I already bought 7039 but I must have knackered it as when I rotate the axle there is a lot of friction. I can...
04-29-2013, 02:26 PM
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Views: 939
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Throttle failsafe

yeah my last radio failure cost about £100, and it got off pretty light. Front left wishbone, pipe, and pipe elbow. Could have gone head on and bent the chassis.

however I think they have too...
04-29-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Throttle failsafe

It comes with a replacement cut off switch? Is this universal? I think mine is square button. 26cc Zenoah.

Are these universal? Or do you need to match to the engine?

any UK retailers?

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04-29-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Mad Wax

Receiver packs ok for transmitter?

It seems new transmitters have fewer cells, so would this be suitable for transmitters with 4AA, even though it's labelled as a receiver pack?

Is it the same connector, will it fit onto the...
04-29-2013, 02:31 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

Vapex cells

I've been recommended vapex batteries. It's for the servo/receiver pack. 3700, 4200 and 4600 packs but I've been informed the lower capacity cells have higher reliability. Is this correct?

item...
04-29-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Chargers with integrated or external PSU.

The PSU I have is 20A max. So do you think the PSU is higher quality than the one inside the Ansmann Racing RC Car Charger Xbase 2.0 Deluxe?

if I go for the cheaper model, saving a tenner and...
04-28-2013, 12:51 PM
04-28-2013, 04:00 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Chargers with integrated or external PSU.

also I was thinking if the PSU fails on the internal models, the unit is knackered...with external just replace it
04-28-2013, 01:26 AM
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Views: 616
Posted By Mad Wax

Chargers with integrated or external PSU.

Which is better? Ones like Ansmann Racing xBase 2.0 Deluxe where the mains lead goes directly into the unit, which has it's own PSU, or ones with external brick PSU?

I'm thinking if the PSU...
04-28-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Help with batteries Traxxas Rustler (beginner)

A few things you need to know.

Battery type
Motor/ charge lead type
Receiver connector
Cell count/ voltage
Size
Shape. Will a big battery fit?

You can fit the highest amperage...
04-27-2013, 03:45 PM
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Views: 1,160
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: help me please 1/5 scale identify

a picture would be handy..
04-27-2013, 03:07 PM
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Views: 939
Posted By Mad Wax

Throttle failsafe

Any ideas on how to create a throttle failsafe for FG's?

I'm using a push rod with a spring, but I'm not sure if it'll work properly. I'm not sure if I have it setup right. Anyone with pictures?...
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Posted By Mad Wax

Radio control setup for FG

Looking for a new radio, I've been reading of range problems with the Spektrum DX3C. Is this widespread problem?

Another radio is Futaba 3PL

What types of batteries will I need? Car is FG...
04-27-2013, 10:11 AM
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Views: 364
Posted By Mad Wax

New charger

Looking for a new charger. I already have a PSU with 12V output, so one with 12V and 240v would be good. A good selection of charge cables would be nice.

A few

Ansmann Racing xBase 2.0
...
04-25-2013, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Mad Wax

RE: LiPo 7.4v For Receiver Battery?

I'm wondering could you drop the voltage (resistor?)
04-24-2013, 01:13 PM
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Views: 3,460
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: Which Charger?

I need a charger too, any recommendation from one from modelsport or als hobbies?

RX & TX packs
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Views: 410
Posted By Mad Wax

New radio set

Coming back to RC after a few years, my radio set stopped working (Futuba 3PK) so need a complete set up.

Have been recommended Spectrum, any particular model? Do they all feature fail safe now?...
06-10-2006, 04:02 PM
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Views: 727
Posted By Mad Wax

RE: FG LEOPARD OWNERS

I own the FG Leopard, see my garage. It's pretty much spot on stock, you can go ott with alloy suspension, diff housing etc...but end of the day plastic parts are nice & cheap, and do the job.

A...
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