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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
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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
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angle aluminum?...

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

correct

correct
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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:...
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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
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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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Posted By bill_delong

I highly recommend this one, it will be at least...

I highly recommend this one, it will be at least 20 cooler than anything else on the market:
https://arndtcraft.com/collections/keep-cool/products/tekno-eb410-extreme-cool-fan-shroud-mount

I...
06-17-2020, 07:54 PM
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Posted By bill_delong

any 325mm body here will fit: ...

any 325mm body here will fit:
https://deltaplastikusa.com/collections/1-8th-rc-bodies
06-15-2020, 05:31 AM
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Posted By bill_delong

Sounds like you need to "calibrate" the ESC to...

Sounds like you need to "calibrate" the ESC to your radio per the instructions included with the ESC. Some brands of ESC's require the throttle channel reversed as well. Read the instructions very...
06-13-2020, 04:05 PM
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Posted By bill_delong

I used to have a Duratrax Evader which was a...

I used to have a Duratrax Evader which was a clone/rebrand of the XXT, here's what I would recommend:
...
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Posted By bill_delong

I've seen folks use CA glue on a sacrificial...

I've seen folks use CA glue on a sacrificial plastic hex, be sure to replace the nut with a fresh serrated nut that has sharp edges... also a good idea to remove wheels every run and clean the rubber...
06-11-2020, 06:03 PM
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Posted By bill_delong

If the diff leaks fluid then you should be able...

If the diff leaks fluid then you should be able to lock it with some putty until you get a replacement diff case ;)
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Posted By bill_delong

Which surface radio system is the best?...

Which surface radio system is the best? (https://bdrca.blogspot.com/2020/03/which-surface-radio-is-best.html)
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