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tamiya fire dragon

Old 08-31-2011, 04:08 AM
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hi i have just aquired an old tamiya fire dragon which i'm very excited about, unfortunately when i connect the battery smoke come from the speed controller and the battery gets really hot and melts the wires, i am a complete novice to this but want get the old beauty working, could you advise on what the problem is please
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Before connecting, you have not checked? It is important to check, it is clear that a short circuit due to damage.
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your +and -are backwards. need a new esc now.
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These ESC's run on smoke, when the smoke leaks out the ESC is broken.
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you must have done something really ridiculous. check your ESC.

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