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Old 07-07-2005, 08:50 PM
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I have a team ofna ultra comp, and i was wondering if i could run it in light snow?i have ofna sx0001 servo.
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Old 07-07-2005, 10:53 PM
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I have a team ofna ultra comp, and i was wondering if i could run it in light snow?i have ofna sx0001 servo.
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there is always a risk of getting electronics wet.. but if you balloon them, there shouldn't be a problem.. i run my SUT in the snow and never got electronics wet...
Old 07-08-2005, 12:12 AM
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who the hell has snow in the middle of july.

i/we run our monster trucks in it all the time (put the ski's on the front, duely adapters on the rear, and 4 paddles talk about fun) anyway, either plasi-dip the radio gear or ballon it and you shouldnt have a problem. blow it off before it melts to avoid the water.

one thing to note

although the eletroics might make it, the plastic becomes EXTREAMLY brittle at very cold temps. bumps/"crashes" even minor ones that your buggy/truck may take durring the summer with out batting an eye will have a strong likelyhood of breaking something. (least thats been my experience)
Old 07-08-2005, 03:51 AM
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Yes, 'tis true, cold kills plastic...there's a trick which I haven't tried, but many people say it works, and that is to boil the plastic parts, thereby softening them up a bit, it makes them a bit more resistant to snapping...gives them a bit of extra flex...
Old 07-08-2005, 04:03 AM
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who the hell has snow in the middle of july.
I guess people that live in very cold places or the southern hemosphere. The world does extend beyond Canada and Mexico. Could you also inform Hollywood odf that fact too.
Old 07-08-2005, 04:23 AM
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You also need to wrap the engine head with something, running in serious cold without doing so will ruin engines.
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ORIGINAL: schmism

who the hell has snow in the middle of july.
I guess people that live in very cold places or the southern hemosphere. The world does extend beyond Canada and Mexico. Could you also inform Hollywood of that fact too.
Yeah but the person asking lives in California...


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