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    RE: Elec. or Nitro REVO-convince me!!

    Rhylsadar - you are correct - you cannot JUST compare the intitial costs but the fact remains that the initial costs are not even close if you want comparative power. You are correct again - a...
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    RE: Elec. or Nitro REVO-convince me!!

    This thread is fantastic guys! Lots of opinions on all sides.

    I have used the Revo 3.3 and found it to be VERY tough except for the stock arms which can be solved with RPM upgrades(yes, they...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Ah yes, I do believe I mentioned that Trinity has parts in stock four days earlier :) I bought four spur gears as well :D Ironically the truggy seems to be working flawlessly now that I have plenty...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Cool, thanks dude. Lemme know if you change your mind.
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Yeah, the funny thing that I have noticed about the motor is that once it gets really hot(which it does easily) and the motor mount heats up, the mount itself seems to have a little too much movement...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Thanks to this forum for the heads up on the RC18T spur gear, especially KRO. I bought one today at a lhs and actually got it to work. Its flexed slightly due to tigntening down the slipper a...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    ericke1 - well at least you have some aluminum parts now. THats awesome that you got them a such a great discount.

    KRO - I dont supose there is any chance of fitting the three cells lipos from...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    YO ERICKE1 - did you ever order those parts from myhobbydepot.com? You never answered me before? How do you like them?
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    The Venom 2100mah will work like a champion. I believe the part number associated with the battery is 1577. It only takes a little longer to charge than the stock battery using the stock charger...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    I wonder if anyone will ever get parts for the NOW? Would it not be nice if they did?
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    KRO - the allen wrench on the stove is a spectacular idea! I dont suppose you wanna sell a spur gear. If I did my math correctly you only have one good spare left. :D
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Thanks TheTable. I loosened the set screw in two minutes after heating it up. I should of thought of this before. Now if only I could get another spur gear and a motor that wouldnt fall apart. ...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    I see the c clips - one on both sides of the gear. Cant get to that yet. Forgive my ignorance, the drive cup is what the drive shaft gets slotted into, right? There is an allen set screw on it and...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Well dude, I was thinking about trying to use the red-thread-lock-that-you-have-to-heat-to-get-off on the threads and then JB Welding it after that. Problem is I cant get my spur gear off on either...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Gald to hear you are enjoying your mlst2. I have been searching for something to replace my NOW with and have considered this but I dont think you could fit the battery from the NOW into them and i...
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    KRO - Thanks so much for the links!!

    I couldnt wait for your reply so i could make this thing a little less non-bullet-proof but alas the motor can came off during a normal run and the motor...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Hey Ericke1. Actually you should hape that it is because your Radio batteries were low. Make sure that green light is at least as bright as the red one. The behavior of your truck that you...
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    Looks sweet KRO. Hve you hurled it around and flipped it and cartwheeled and such since having all that aluminum on it?

    Would you mind posting the links and the part numbers for the KMI ST...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

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    FTR the Feigao (stock motor) is a 2.3mm shaft. If you are looking to go to a motor with a 2mm shaft, then there is a wide selection of 48P pinions available from Robinson Racing for both...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Hey KRO - thanks for the 411 on the pinions. Turns out that the 13T will be just fine. I went to the LHS today and they had a NOW for sale for 229. I took the owner to amainhobbies and long story...
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    Kro -thanks on the 411 about the pinion gear! What does one do to put a Castle 8000KV in the thing? Im assuming it is a direct bolt-on. Where could I come up with a pinion gear that would fit?
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    Question for you guys: The stock motor on the Trinity Now has a 3mm shaft and the shaft on a Castle 8000KV is 2mm. Will this cause a problem with the pinion gear or will the pinion gear sit tight...
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    Still wondering on where you guys get a punch control and a drag brake setting.


    Anyone have any idea of how a Wraith 7K or a Novak 380 Mongoose setup would work in the NOW? Would a 380 can...
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    RE: Novak Mongoose... old or new?

    For a 1/16th heavier mini would you guys recommend the Novak 380 bl motor or a Wraith 7k? Looking for a balance of top speed and get up and go. Thanks!!
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    RE: Trinity Now 1st Impression

    No problem dude. I know what it was like when I was looking for parts - especially aluminum. You will love the parts from myhobbydepot.com. I am thinking about purchasing the rear susp. arms that...
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