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01-17-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 35,328
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

back at R/C again Tl01 burned up the last...

back at R/C again

Tl01 burned up the last brushless setup pretty quick- now I have a 4-pole 3000kv recktor brushless hopefully the higher torque will survive a bit longer.

BUT

Has anyone...
01-17-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,112
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Looks like it uses all the parts from their 1/10...

Looks like it uses all the parts from their 1/10 scale lines.

An older body style sedan would be cool- maybe stretch it like a limo? Or the contraption of Cadillacs from the newest mad max.

An...
01-17-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,041
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Those are amazing!

Those are amazing!
12-25-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Old thread, oh well. i too had a tyco...

Old thread, oh well.


i too had a tyco assasin, I was probably 6-8 years old and it was definetly a great moment to be a kid driving that thing around I had many many hours in it. I think what...
09-04-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 35,328
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

I'm not sure if I'd know what to look for in the...

I'm not sure if I'd know what to look for in the burned up brushless setup- I'm a mechanic by day but the hobby grade R/C stuff is new to me, but no harm in taking it apart I guess.

Breaking...
09-03-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Good to hear! Mine was doing the same, turning...

Good to hear! Mine was doing the same, turning the low voltage didnt solve it though.
09-03-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 35,328
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Total bummer this weekend... I've broken...

Total bummer this weekend...

I've broken something every run I've made with my 'new' scratch built TL01b. At least now it's nearly all aluminum.

I burned up my new brushless hobbypower combo...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,714
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

I went through the parameters and supposedly...

I went through the parameters and supposedly turned the safe cut offs off but it'd still flash the green led. It would also have full speed in reverse

the problems really started after I had it...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,714
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Hmm, well then it was giving the overheat...

Hmm, well then it was giving the overheat protection green light from the very first trigger pull. It had a few runs but now it'll just shake a bit when you pull the trigger with multiple batteries...
08-26-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

I upgraded everything else before getting the...

I upgraded everything else before getting the 2.4ghz transmitter because they were so expensive. After the 3rd time of the truck swerving on its own accord and crashing and breaking the steering all...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,714
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

I Tried a few calibrations up until it the...

I Tried a few calibrations up until it the battery nearly caught on fire.

According to the poorly written instructions the green light indicates a low voltage safe cut off, but it does it even...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,714
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

I just bought a hobby power 60a-sl and it acted...

I just bought a hobby power 60a-sl and it acted weird as well, took 50-60 jabs at reverse before it would back up while flashing the warning green light, then 50 more jabs to go forward again after...
08-25-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

I had constant trouble with my 27mhz transmitter,...

I had constant trouble with my 27mhz transmitter, finally upgraded to the futuba and it'll drive out of sight under total control.


I used superglue aswell.

After awhile you might consider...
Forum: RC Car Videos
08-25-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,542
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Those camera mounts are straight from a kids...

Those camera mounts are straight from a kids dream! Awesome!
Forum: RC Car Videos
08-25-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

That is a pretty sweet monster truck

That is a pretty sweet monster truck
08-25-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Did you make the new shock towers?? That tl01...

Did you make the new shock towers?? That tl01 looks pretty sweet!


i'm not quite sure where I went wrong with my electronics setup, the esc and brushless motor came in a set, and says it can...
08-22-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

looks really sleek! What components did you use? ...

looks really sleek! What components did you use?


Any rest runs yet?
08-20-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

2228812 rc1 by Miko Hall, on Flickr ...

2228812
rc1 by Miko Hall, on Flickr

2228813
rc2 by Miko Hall, on Flickr

2228814
rc3 by Miko Hall, on Flickr
Burned venom 8.4v 5000mah NIMH battery
08-20-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Beginner built a couple of R/Cs from scratch resulting in fire

I started with an HBX crosstiger, eventually the servo and battery went out, and I cracked the chassis. I read the TL-01 by tamiya was the same thing so I started ordering parts and now there isn't...
08-13-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Sitting shouldn't be too hard on the old r/c...

Sitting shouldn't be too hard on the old r/c stuff, but a can of 'dust off' or similar can get all the deep down dust out of the circuit boards. I just bought a futuba pr3k receiver and transmitter...
Replies: 5,135
Views: 564,170
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Bummer more breakage.... I finally...

Bummer more breakage....


I finally received the aluminium wheel hexes took the cross tiger out and ran it through the backyard for 10 minutes moved to pavement and drove it up and down the road...
Forum: FPV Vehicles
03-12-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,826
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

that is really cool! Love the body too

that is really cool! Love the body too
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

Well I imagine you are looking for a high quality...

Well I imagine you are looking for a high quality buggy but have you seen the HBX bonzer/cross tiger?

It's made a little cheap but it uses the same chassis as the Tamiya Baja King or Baja Champ...
Replies: 5,135
Views: 564,170
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

My HBX is kicking again- I went through a real...

My HBX is kicking again- I went through a real truck phase (well only a phase because I had the money for the parts!) and didn't play with R/C

The steering servo was shot and did a little research...
Replies: 5,135
Views: 564,170
Posted By RetiredRoadThunder

RE: HBX, Who else owns one??

Still own mine.

currently having trouble finding screws that will stay in the top of the front control arms. Also looks like I've stripped the gear connected to the dog bones in the front, It's...
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