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    Get him a cheap NIMH brushed setup and let him...

    Get him a cheap NIMH brushed setup and let him learn showing him the correct way to handle things such as charging and let him help fix things when they break. No sense spending 400$ on a brushless...
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    Im not sure my cells actually need "revived" Im...

    Im not sure my cells actually need "revived" Im trying to find a decent way to TRY to charge them to see if theyre any good or not. As i stated the Imax isnt doing the job correctly even on brand new...
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    kinda my issue. I do have a old school quick...

    kinda my issue. I do have a old school quick charger for 7.2 packs. Wonder if that would trickle charge my 6v pack or at least charge it with low enough current to revive it. I might try it. I really...
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    Imax B6ac - Nimh charging

    So i have a couple of older 5 cell hump packs for my nitro cars im trying to revive. The problem im running into with them is charging them correctly. Ive charged them at .1 amp for a long slow...
  5. Hmm i did not know this. Could be why id assume...

    Hmm i did not know this. Could be why id assume and could be why it was so slow and the battery didnt last half as long as the 3s i ran before it. I will stick to running 2 2s batteries in series...
  6. Thats basically how i have mine wired. Except i...

    Thats basically how i have mine wired. Except i cut the plugs off entirely and put 1 plug on the esc and then 1 on my battery. It didnt short that i know of...Ran great for 2 packs then when i turned...
  7. Question about dual battery setup on my New RC

    I bought a Redcat Monsoon XTE 1/8 scale truggy. The ESC comes prewired for dual batteries. My question is was i supposed to run dual batteries or was it alright to cut the plugs and wire a single...
  8. To be completely honest i had no clue that these...

    To be completely honest i had no clue that these were so underpowered and wouldnt have bought them if i had known. Im new to the electric scene as ive had nitros my whole life. Ive read alot about...
  9. I got 2 zippy flightmax 5000mah 2s1p 20c...

    I got 2 zippy flightmax 5000mah 2s1p 20c batteries and 1 flightmax 4000mah 3s1p 20c. Theyre not the best, but ive read good reviews on them and for a basher truck they should work fine. I broke 3...
  10. Thank you everyone for the reply. I ordered 3 new...

    Thank you everyone for the reply. I ordered 3 new batteries today and ordered a 1/8 scale Redcat Monsoon XTE which also comes with 2 more Lipos even though theyre 3800mah. So i should be set. Thanks...
  11. Is this a battery problem? Video included.

    Hello again guys. I finally got my EZrun sc8 120amp ESC by hobbywing for my Slash today. Let me start off by saying so far i love this thing. I took the chance and hooked up my Castle 1410 3800kv...
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    Yes, i have 2 sv2 esc i will eventually get...

    Yes, i have 2 sv2 esc i will eventually get replaced. I was under the impression that the EZrun 120amp is way better than the sv2's though. In fact, castle told me to cut all the wires from it and...
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    That was my plan anyways. Im looking at some...

    That was my plan anyways. Im looking at some roller truggies. Im not really too fond of the short course trucks but hey i got a steal on it. Im a truggy guy. All i gotta do is swap electronics and...
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    I think i would have been fine with like a 60A...

    I think i would have been fine with like a 60A esc from what ive been reading, but since im new i wanted to give myself a little room to be able to safley run 3s and maybe 4s eventually. But good...
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    Hopefully i made the right choice

    So i got tired of trying to figure out if my motor or brushless ESC was bad and bought both new. I originally had a castle 1410 4 pole 3800kv motor paired with a sidewinder sv2 esc. After posting...
  16. checked resistance between all leads got .03-.05....

    checked resistance between all leads got .03-.05.

    Edit* The brushed motor will not run in foward at all no matter what settings i use. When i keep trying every now and then it will try to spin...
  17. Update: I had an old drill brushed motor 18v. I...

    Update: I had an old drill brushed motor 18v. I hooked it to red and black and setup the ESC to run brushed motor. The brushed motor works in reverse only. I wonder if my motor is the cause here. I...
  18. Ive reconnected all the wires several times, been...

    Ive reconnected all the wires several times, been through the programming several times and looks like this

    1: setting 3
    2: setting 2
    3: setting 2
    4: setting 3
    5: setting 1
    6: setting 2
    7:...
  19. Ive gone through and setup the ESC programming...

    Ive gone through and setup the ESC programming for NIMH battery. NO change. The battery im using is a Traxxas power cell (4 series) High voltage High current 4200mah 8.4v its 7 cells....
  20. Help identify this ESC or Motor problem - Video included

    Please read first..

    VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89o1jYPAXa4&feature=youtu.be

    So i traded a 1/10 scale nitro drift car (Chinese) one for a Traxxas Slash brushless electric. Guy said it...
  21. Servo issue - Never experienced this problem before

    Hey guys i had a Hitech 645mg servo for steering in my nitro savage put in fresh batteries and tested everything out to get it ready to put my new engine in and found the servo to be bad i guess...
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