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Rusty, I'm glad your CVDs are holding up. Now...

Rusty, I'm glad your CVDs are holding up. Now that you mentioned the slipper clutch, that was probably my issue. I was running both Evaders with locked slippers on a carpet track with jumps. That...
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Well, I can speak from experience on this one...

Well, I can speak from experience on this one because I have had the same problem with my Hobbywing SC8. For starters though, you are quite daring to run 3S with a 60A ESC. 2S with that unit would be...
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On those pinion set screws, make sure you are...

On those pinion set screws, make sure you are using the right size driver. I've made this mistake many times and stripped out the drive on the screw head. Then I found out that most of my pinion set...
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Posted By DieHarder

I'm no Traxxas supporter, but the TRX-4 does have...

I'm no Traxxas supporter, but the TRX-4 does have two big things going for it.

1. Aftermarket Parts Support
2. Portal Axle

Personally, I would go for the SCX10 II over the other two. Plus,...
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Posted By DieHarder

I know for a fact that there are two big RC clubs...

I know for a fact that there are two big RC clubs out there. One is RC drifting and the other is crawling. I would recommend either.
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Posted By DieHarder

No problem, good choice!

No problem, good choice!
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Posted By DieHarder

Gear a little low and this thing will rip on 2S. ...

Gear a little low and this thing will rip on 2S.

A Main Hobbies - https://www.amainhobbies.com/hobbywing-ezrun-max10-sct-sensorless-brushless-esc-3660sl-motor-combo-4000kv-hwa38010201/p607216
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Well, I hate to promote Traxxas, but I'm pretty...

Well, I hate to promote Traxxas, but I'm pretty sure they'll be around for a very long time... Horizon Hobby is walking a fine line between being bankrupt and releasing the next big thing, so I...
11-11-2017, 09:01 AM
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Posted By DieHarder

I know Axial has had some major issues with their...

I know Axial has had some major issues with their China production plant and that HPI parts are only available from the UK. lol Here in West Michigan, most of the hobby shops are doing pretty good....
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Posted By DieHarder

I have actually sheared off an EXT axle on 3S,...

I have actually sheared off an EXT axle on 3S, twice.
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Posted By DieHarder

With the stock 20 turn photon, I would recommend...

With the stock 20 turn photon, I would recommend more like a 23T pinion paired to the 88T spur. Perhaps even consider a 21T if you plan to run on a lot of grass. Grass kills brushed motors, I speak...
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Posted By DieHarder

Well, I can tell you that going two inches wider...

Well, I can tell you that going two inches wider on each side is going to put SO MUCH of a load on your hub/bearings that the setup will probably break your hubs. That is a huge tire size change. You...
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Posted By DieHarder

Holmes Hobbies - https://holmeshobbies.com/

Holmes Hobbies - https://holmeshobbies.com/
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Posted By DieHarder

Don't go metal, switch to 32P gears instead. It's...

Don't go metal, switch to 32P gears instead. It's cheaper, quieter, and just as durable. I run two Evaders using 32P gear setups. Get the Nitro Evader BX 56T 32P spur gear. You can buy it here:
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Posted By DieHarder

Ok, I have an update on the CVDs.... I'm...

Ok, I have an update on the CVDs....

I'm pretty sure its not bad luck since it happened twice. I bought two sets, one for each Evader. I take my youngest sister (she's 13) to the track and she...
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Posted By DieHarder

Also, for anybody interested in some cheap brand...

Also, for anybody interested in some cheap brand new 2.2 Badlands - the ones that are discontinued. I bought three sets from this guy:
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Posted By DieHarder

Yes! I bought two sets for my Evaders. They...

Yes! I bought two sets for my Evaders. They showed up today and by the looks, they are serious! They use a solid pin that has a retaining-set screw, just like MIP drive shafts. They are super smooth....
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Posted By DieHarder

Did pretty good at Tower Hobbies, these discounts...

Did pretty good at Tower Hobbies, these discounts are awesome! Although, last week some parts like the BL Wheelie Bar and the EXT Driveshafts were price cut too. But when I went to order on Sunday,...
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Posted By DieHarder

Slick deal with the 8.2e shims! It's good to know...

Slick deal with the 8.2e shims! It's good to know that those work on the BL diff.

Ah, I was getting those ST rear axle washers confused with the front axle washers that come in DTXC6170. So...
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Wait, where in the hell did you get 0.12mm...

Wait, where in the hell did you get 0.12mm washers?! That's like 0.0047"! I run 0.011" shims behind my sun gears and had to reshim my diff about two years ago. I'm pretty sure I just added another...
09-10-2017, 03:43 PM
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Posted By DieHarder

Revolectrix is a good name, I do have some...

Revolectrix is a good name, I do have some knowledge on them. They're lipos are widely used in the high end RC boating community and well regarded.

Electrolux is a whole different ball game. ;)
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Posted By DieHarder

Those SC8 units are great! :cool:

Those SC8 units are great! :cool:
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Posted By DieHarder

I usually end up using a pair of pliers on those...

I usually end up using a pair of pliers on those rolled spring pins. I have also used a vise, but with little luck. I imagine it wouldn't be too hard to make a cool tool that would work with a vise,...
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Posted By DieHarder

Getting the metal differential gear DTXC7453...

Getting the metal differential gear DTXC7453 might be a problem. Those are pretty rare now, but are still out there. They were discontinued last year.
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Posted By DieHarder

Assuming you have the stock differential gear, I...

Assuming you have the stock differential gear, I would say a lightweight brushless system, but I'm biased... :p For me, I like tons of power, but for staying stock in the gearbox, maybe this:
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