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Forum: Redcat Racing Support 11-06-2012, 10:43 AM
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Views: 159,509
Posted By bpohl
RE: Redcat Racing Volcano Thread

Lipo batteries will get you really go performance.  I have a Volcano S30 that originally had a SH.18 on it. changed it to a OS.21. And not finally converted to a Brushless truck with a 1/8 size...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 10-14-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By bpohl
RE: Volcano EXP Pro - electric - full throttle at startup

I had the same issue with my son's exceed infiniy. It has the same style ESC. It end up being a ESC being bad. Another way to rule out ur receiver is swap the plugs were ur servo and ESC plug into....
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 10-07-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By bpohl
RE: Electric Redcat Volcano S30 Video

I agree it is a lot of motor for this truck. But is a lot of fun.  In the video I am running two 2s Lipos.  I finally got a 24t pinion going to run that on one 2s lipo. So far truck is holding...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 10-06-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By bpohl
Electric Redcat Volcano S30 Video

Lets see if these work. Finally was able to get videos posted of my truck. I am running 20T pinion with 2 2S lipos in it. I have reporgrammed the ESC to a max of 90% throttle, medium timing and low...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-30-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,470
Posted By bpohl
RE: good cheap lipo charger/balancer????

I am using the Turnigy Accucel-6 and the Accucel-8 , both are fairly cheap. You can purchase them from Hobby King, also run the Turnigy Nano-Tech batteries and have had really good luck with the...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-24-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,309
Posted By bpohl
RE: Redcat Volcano S30 Converted to Electric

Never mind figured out what u were talking about on the 8e.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-24-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,309
Posted By bpohl
RE: Redcat Volcano S30 Converted to Electric

Oh keep forgetting to ask. What is the 8e?
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-24-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,309
Posted By bpohl
RE: Redcat Volcano S30 Converted to Electric

Well my Stampedee has been modified too..;). I this one years ago when the first came out and decided it was two short wheel base so used a piece of .060" Aluminum and made a new Front plate for it....
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-23-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,309
Posted By bpohl
RE: Redcat Volcano S30 Converted to Electric

Here are some closer pictures of the motor mount. Th aluminum tray on the opposite side of the motor is the battery tray. Made so I could put 2 2S lipo on top of each other. Think the next step is...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-23-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,309
Posted By bpohl
RE: Redcat Volcano S30 Converted to Electric

I will get some more pictures of the motor mount and gear mess.  I hand built everything out of .060 aluminum plate. So far it has not been to bad with the 12t gear in it.  Yes I have the punch...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 09-23-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,309
Posted By bpohl
Redcat Volcano S30 Converted to Electric

Well decided to get out of Nitro and go to Electric.After seeing how fast my sons Brushless truck would run, I was hooked. My Volcano S30 once had a .26 Engine in it, but decided to go to Brushless...
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By bpohl
RE: Brushless Pinion Issue

It's a exceed buggy. Very similar set up to the redact exp. when I mess the years usually use a piece of paper to get the first adjustment. After that by feel and tone of the gears running. Hoping...
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By bpohl
Brushless Pinion Issue

Have a small issue of tearing up pinions on my brushless motor. I recently installed a 3950KV brushless motor in my buggy. The buggy has a harden aluminum 48 Pitch 64 tooth spur gear. I use some...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-21-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By bpohl
RE: Volcano EXP PRO

A great up grade is to covert to Traxxas shocks. Do away with the eight shock set up and go to using just four shock set up. I did this and it handles alot better. My son has one and we are running...
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By bpohl
RE: Dirt oval Tire Question

Track is very new. We have a off road track but a lot of interest in the dirt oval came about once we started working on it. Not sure yet on how it will end up being prepared, have not had a race on...
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By bpohl
Dirt oval Tire Question

i am kinda new to the dirt oval. I am building a late model out of a 1/10th scale 4wd buggy. I ahve my chassis and set up going good, but question on tires. I see some people running foams and some...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-09-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By bpohl
RE: ESC Light Stays Red/

Well i tried. I got a Hobbywing programming box and tried to hook it up. It  won't read the ESC it wil hook to my computer but won't hook to the ESC. So figure it is fried. Time to look for a new ESC.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-05-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By bpohl
RE: Volcano Sandrail

You plain this being a nitro truck? If so the Volcano S30 should hold up. I have a .21 in my Volcano S30 with good grip tires on the rear adn have had no issues with the rear diff at all. I have run,...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-04-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By bpohl
RE: ESC Light Stays Red/

Just ordered a ESC Programmer. Will see if I can get it to program that way.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-03-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By bpohl
RE: ESC Light Stays Red/

Yes. I have programmed this ESC once before when I had to change the LVP.  But now when u turn it on u can hear a slight hum/whin and u cannot turn the center driveline? I used the same steps to try...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-03-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By bpohl
ESC Light Stays Red/

My sons Exceed Monster truck has EZ-run s10 ESC in it. When you turn the truck on it turns red. It will go forward but will not go in Reverse. It acts like it is keeping the brake on at all times. I...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-22-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,170
Posted By bpohl
RE: Avalanche xte

Guess that is why it is called a Hobby!!!:) Just run them pray you don't have to repair them. But I agree, I have had Traxxas, 1/8 ofna buggy and now the Redcat Volcano. If i can get 12 tanks without...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-22-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By bpohl
RE: Traxxas Shocks on Volcano S30

Ok here is a link to gallery you can view the pictures there. Everytime I try and post a picture in here i get a Error 500???

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Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-22-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By bpohl
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-22-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By bpohl
RE: Traxxas Shocks on Volcano S30

Yes they will work. I have some pictures but cannot get them to post. My son has Exceed Monster truck which is identical to the Volcano EXP . There is some differnece in the suspension, but will...
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