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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-17-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By katzcratch
i reset the esc calibration. the car still still...

i reset the esc calibration. the car still still will go into full throttle without any input from radio. it works fine at times but others it just takes off and crashes. It happens even if the...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By katzcratch
esc or radio problem

I have a castle mamba esc. When I turn on the radio and car, it makes the beeps that its connected. It will work in all aspects. But the car will continually go into full throttle. The radio won't...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-29-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By katzcratch
Do you lose much current with an xt160 to deans adapter then to deans on esc?

So I made a deans connector for the t160 connectors that the lipos come with. I can then use that adaptor to hook to the cars esc. Its an easy fix vs soldering a number of batteries. I imagine...
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Views: 617
Posted By katzcratch
if the receiver antenna is damaged, should i just...

if the receiver antenna is damaged, should i just pitch it? How can I tell if its a receiver issue..
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Views: 617
Posted By katzcratch
The car uses regular triple aa batteries for the...

The car uses regular triple aa batteries for the transmitter. it has done this problem in close range and far away. more often far away. and some times its fine..
I just programed the mamba to...
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By katzcratch
Why would car go full throttle on its own?

I have mini desert t with a caste motor and a mamba 25 esc. The car binds and will steer and access normal allot of the time. Then other times as its driving it goes into full throttle and either...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-15-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By katzcratch
Help with servo pulling

I have a c18 team assoc. the car was pulling one direction to the point i had the throttle trim all the way turned. I figured i would replace the servo. after installing and uninstalling I am still...
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By katzcratch
why car seems to jerk on accel?

I aam tryin to figure why my rc cars go through almost a jerk or slow down when I accel. The ESC's are castle, and I changed radios as well. Is it the connection to esc that I soldered?
I use lipo...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 05-26-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By katzcratch
RE: Duct or prop for beginner?

So i have been looking at the easy star RTF, pretty reasonable for what it is. Reviews are good.  Now is the motor considered an outrunner?
It seems for all the RCs I have dealt with the stock motor...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 05-23-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By katzcratch
Duct or prop for beginner?

I have messed with rc cars, and wanted to ask what people rec for a good plane. It would be ajust for fun flyer . I would like to install castle products once I figure out what I am doing
What is...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 01-09-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By katzcratch
RE: Re-centering Servo of AE RC 18MT

I was just wondering the exact same thing. I tried resetting a servo arm on a micro and didnt have much luck. I hope someone with experience could please advise the best way to fix this
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-13-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By katzcratch
RE: What radio do you rec. thats not a

how do you know if the throttle returns to center? I didnt see that on the descript.. or did I just miss it
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-12-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By katzcratch
RE: What radio do you rec. thats not a

what is the specific feature needed to control multiple cars?
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-12-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By katzcratch
What radio do you rec. thats not a "trigger" type?

I am wondering what type, not just futaba, someone would rec for rc cars. I get soreness in my forearem from the constant trgger motion. I have seen the other radio controls that have the 2...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 08-07-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By katzcratch
RE: mini losi dt

IF you arent racing, I think the lipos like zippy, rhino, turnigy, on hobbyking site are well worth it. They are drastically less than instate batterys, and if you order a few the 15$ shipping is not...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 08-07-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By katzcratch
RE: Is there much current lost with battery adaptor?

I was trying to save cutting and soldering a bunch of lipos...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 08-04-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By katzcratch
Is there much current lost with battery adaptor?

Igot tired of taking the xt-160 battery leads off the hobbyking lipos, so Imade a deans to xt adaptor. IT works fine but Iwas wondering if anyone knew how much Iwas giving up by having the additional...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 08-04-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By katzcratch
duratrax mount for castle

HAs anyone found an easy way to mount a castle motor to a duratrax car? The motor mount does come close to set holes.. I was going to drill new ones but wanted to see if someone had used another...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 06-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By katzcratch
RE: duratrax vend st esc smoking

AS soon as I turned the on swsitch to on the esc light up like one of those old forth of july snakes you put on  the ground
strange I didnt touch the throttle. Was bumbed bc I was read to try out...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 06-04-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By katzcratch
duratrax vend st esc smoking

SO Istuck a deans connector on a new vdst truck, hooked up a 3s lipo and when I turned it on the esc began smoking..Was the 3s just too much voltage?
Why would a esc just blow like that? I dobl...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 06-03-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 40,116
Posted By katzcratch
RE: OFFICIAL 1/16 VXL Slash thread.

I just ont know how I can grab the other side of the nut.. The space is too small, with the wheel there for me to get anything in loosen?
I think needle nose pliers may fit.. but thats it
will try...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 06-03-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 40,116
Posted By katzcratch
RE: OFFICIAL 1/16 VXL Slash thread.

Thanks foam..I will try to drill off the nut and then get a good view... that blow up helps me visualize whats going on
Gonna be a pain to get that nut/bolt off
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 05-26-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 40,116
Posted By katzcratch
RE: OFFICIAL 1/16 VXL Slash thread.

is it a difficult replace for the axle?
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 05-25-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 40,116
Posted By katzcratch
RE: OFFICIAL 1/16 VXL Slash thread.

so here are some photos... yuo can see the wheel now is not tight on the car but the nut wont loosen any further..any further turn causes the nut to turn along with the axel inside. its not a fluid...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 05-21-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 40,116
Posted By katzcratch
RE: OFFICIAL 1/16 VXL Slash thread.

So I am trying to get pics up but I went to remove the wheels and one of them wouldnt come off.  As I loosened the wheel nut it was a difficult task every thread. It got to  point where it is now...
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