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07-25-2004, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,268
Posted By thatscold

RE: MINI-T MOTOR UPGRADE

I am considering going brushless, and I have read the info on the castle creations website. I am tempted to go for the 8000 kv package, but it suggest that it's has too much power:D.

Can you...
07-10-2004, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By thatscold

Rx- and going brushless

I am thinking of going brushless with my mini-t and know that I will need to replace all the stock electronics. I already have a hitec ranger II tx/rx that I use with my 1/8 scale buggy. Is it...
07-04-2004, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By thatscold

RE: Reciever cutting out steering servo help!!!

I had a similar problem with my mini t. The servo became very sluggish, and the car became undrivable.

I read somewhere else that you can sort this problem by getting some electronic switch...
06-08-2004, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,706
Posted By thatscold

RE: My scorpian has come

Hi

Where did you order the parts from in the states? How long did you have to wait for delivery. I'm interested because the parts are in very short supply in the uk at the moment.
06-06-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By thatscold

RE: Pro peak chargers??

I think it might work, the only problem you could have is the cigarette lighter socket in a car is rated at 1 amp, and I think pro peak chargers require higher current. I don't know what the output...
06-06-2004, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By thatscold

RE: Pro peak chargers??

I think you are after one of these:
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.uk/detail.php?JPNO=4460049&activepage=1
(i hope the link works.).

I think it is probably cheaper to buy a mains...
05-29-2004, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By thatscold

RE: What do you make of this?

Thanks for all the advice. I have the problem sorted now. I wrapped the receiver in foam which seems to have eliminated the effect of the vibration.

I also have just got a new servo for...
05-29-2004, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By thatscold

Receiver pack run time?

I use a 1000mAh 6v receiver pack, and I was wondering what sort of run times to expect? Do you guys re-peak your batteries after every run? Or will this shorten the life of the pack?

I have had...
05-26-2004, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By thatscold

RE: mini-t batteries - hot?

Thanks for the reply Mad_taffy,

It got so hot that I thought if I left it any longer the plastic would melt!

How did you connect the wires from the charger to the battery pack? I pushed a...
05-25-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By thatscold

mini-t batteries - hot?

I brought a peak racing 1100mAh 7.2 volt battery for my stock mini-t today, and I am chuffed with the performance improvement.

I also got a Ripmax pro-peak 12v dc charge for the battery, which I...
05-23-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By thatscold

RE: Radio Glitches

I have exactly the same problem, so I would be interested to know if the situation is remidied by new crystals. I have check all the wires for short circuits, so it's either the crystal, or the...
05-17-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By thatscold

RE: What do you make of this?

samcim, did you need to get a new replacement crystal to fix the problem?
05-17-2004, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By thatscold

RE: What do you make of this?

Thanks for the advice. If it's a loose crystal do I need to buy a replacement? Was your loose crystal in the tx or rx? I have tried pushing both in firmly.

I will check to see if any of the...
05-17-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By thatscold

What do you make of this?

I am having a strange problem with my radio gear. I have a rex-x and I am using a hitec ranger 2 tx/rx. Up until very recently everything has worked fine.

The servos function perfectly up to...
05-11-2004, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By thatscold

RE: cheapest uk mini -t

Cheers for the info. Did you have to pay VAT or import duty?

The exchange rate is very favourable at present so it makes sense to import!
05-11-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By thatscold

cheapest uk mini -t

Does anyone know where is the cheapest place to buy a mini-t in the uk. I would also be interested if anyone has imported one from the US or Hong Kong?

Why do we always get ripped off in the UK...
05-09-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By thatscold

RE: GV models Rex X .. anybody got one??

I have had a Rex-x for about 6 months, it's a good value model. Take a look at this guy site http://members.optusnet.com.au/gaconsulting/rc/
for more information. The car is also called the XTM...
05-01-2004, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By thatscold

RE: Why so hot?

Model Mania - It was Qwikfire fuel that I was given to start with. I think I will stick with the Blue thunder 20% now though, as the engine seems to run much smoother now. I just hope that I didn't...
04-28-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By thatscold

RE: Why so hot?

I got some 20% Blue Thunder race blend, reset the needles and ran the car this afternoon. Temps now 200F whilst idling, though it did climb when I gave it some throttle, it quickly returned to a...
04-25-2004, 03:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By thatscold

RE: Why so hot?

Thanks again for the advice. I will get some higher nitro content fuel and see how I get on. I guess I will go to another hobby shop, one which will give me better advice;).
Again if I had an air...
04-24-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By thatscold

RE: Why so hot?

My LHS suggested I use 10% nitro when I bought the car! Do they know what they are doing? Also how would I know if there was an air leak?

Thanks for the advice.
04-24-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By thatscold

Why so hot?

I have a rex-x with a force .21 engine and have run about 7 tanks through it from new. I am using model technics 16% nitro fuel, and have the engine set as per the (very poor) instructions. I brought...
03-29-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By thatscold

RE: piston head damage?

Thanks for your help, nice to know I haven't done any damage yet!:D
03-29-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By thatscold

piston head damage?

I am in the process of breaking in my force 21 engine on my Rex-x, and having run a few tanks of nitro through as per instructions I decided to check the glow plug. In the process I noticed a brown...
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