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08-08-2020, 06:44 AM
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Posted By bill_delong

1) Try re-calibrating the ESC, also verify that...

1) Try re-calibrating the ESC, also verify that the throttle trim is set to 0 and be very careful not to adjust the throttle trim after you have calibrated or that may cause your issue which may...
08-03-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By bill_delong

More than likely the ESC is 60A, it would be...

More than likely the ESC is 60A, it would be helpful if you can post a link to the combo you purchased.

When referring to cell counts, industry standard is "S" so a 2 cell pack is called "2S",...
07-25-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By bill_delong

Be sure to read the directions that come with the...

Be sure to read the directions that come with the charger!

I believe you simply plug the balance port of the battery into the charger, it should light up red to indicate that it's charging, and...
07-23-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By bill_delong

I am not a fan of Traxxas...

I am not a fan of Traxxas (https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3067295-Boycott-Traxxas) for too many reasons.

First you need to decide what type of support you need.

LHS (Local...
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By bill_delong

I agree, I would rebuild it first, replace any...

I agree, I would rebuild it first, replace any worn bearings, re-pack with fresh grease and inspect/replace any worn gears/seals, etc... If you were getting cogging in the motor, then it may need...
07-17-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By bill_delong

If you look at lap times for pro drivers who run...

If you look at lap times for pro drivers who run both nitro and electric you will see that electric is a pinch faster on lap times, though an advantage that electric has for reduced costs is that...
07-17-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By bill_delong

If your goal is to race at a club and you want to...

If your goal is to race at a club and you want to save money, then do yourself a favor and buy a quality kit that already includes all the upgrades up front.

The RTR's cut far too many corners and...
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By bill_delong

Yes, I have heard from several sources that the...

Yes, I have heard from several sources that the RC Industry is booming with business due to the pandemic, pretty much everything went out of stock right after the stimulus checks were posted,...
07-12-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By bill_delong

More than likely they are using Galvanized Steel...

More than likely they are using Galvanized Steel Stucco Netting:
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Common-27-in-x-97-in-Actual-27-in-x-97-in-Galvanized-Steel-Stucco-Netting/3374312
07-11-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By bill_delong

angle aluminum?...

angle aluminum? (https://www.lowes.com/search?searchTerm=angle+aluminum)
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Views: 323
Posted By bill_delong

Did you re-charge the battery? If using the...

Did you re-charge the battery? If using the included wall-watt charger, it can take upwards of 6-8 hours to to re-charge the pack, plus some chargers have been known to fail so you might want to...
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Views: 453
Posted By bill_delong

mounting tires is a very broad topic that isn't...

mounting tires is a very broad topic that isn't appropriate to put in the manual for the kit, search the net and you will find dozens of approaches, also note that the tires you ordered did not come...
06-26-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By bill_delong

More than likely your cars are discontinued,...

More than likely your cars are discontinued, there are "re-releases" out there from Tamiya and Kyosho, so it's possible you may still get some parts, but if they are in fact discontinued, then you...
06-23-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By bill_delong

NiMh can't be charged any faster than 1C or you...

NiMh can't be charged any faster than 1C or you will get false peaks and not get a full charge. I would buy several IMAX B6AC chargers so that you can have several packs ready to go.

In...
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By bill_delong

This would be a great 1st build: ...

This would be a great 1st build:

https://www.horizonhobby.com/1-10-amp-mt-2wd-monster-truck-kit-p-ecx03034

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xslGPKuRVyw&feature=emb_title
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

Be sure to read all the manuals that come with...

Be sure to read all the manuals that come with your electronics, here are some videos to help give you a big picture to understand these terms:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_ECtmLjaqM
...
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Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

EPA = End Point Adjustment, this controls the...

EPA = End Point Adjustment, this controls the travel on the radio, very important to set the EPA on your steering servo so you don't have excess bind which can cause brown outs on the BEC or possibly...
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Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

precisely, or you could turn down the EPA to your...

precisely, or you could turn down the EPA to your liking
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Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

For general bashing around, I would go with a...

For general bashing around, I would go with a waterproof sensorless setup, they will be far more durable and last considerably longer.

I would get the EZRUN MAX10 3652-4000KV Combo here for...
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Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

Are you racing at a club or just bashing around...

Are you racing at a club or just bashing around in your back yard/park?
06-20-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By bill_delong

I would get rid of all the cars that no longer...

I would get rid of all the cars that no longer have parts support or have been discontinued... maybe keep a favorite for a shelf queen perhaps?

ARRMA is a solid brand if you want to stick with...
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Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

correct

correct
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Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

I was under the impression that you already had...

I was under the impression that you already had that Rx, you can also use a Y-harness to draw power from the BEC if your exsting Rx doesn't have enough ports:...
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

Your Rx has 5 ports Ch1 --> Servo Ch2 -->...

Your Rx has 5 ports

Ch1 --> Servo
Ch2 --> ESC
Ch3 --> ESC Fan
Ch4 --> Motor Fan
Ch5 --> Transponder
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By bill_delong

No that is junk, it won't cool your motor nearly...

No that is junk, it won't cool your motor nearly as well as the fan mount that I linked above, been there done that!
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