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Old 01-26-2009, 12:33 AM   #1
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Default Exotek 18T Setup?

I had a few questions about how to set up my 18T as far as gearing and etc. goes. I run a Wraith 7000KV through a Mamba-25 (Will be replaced as soon as it dies, more likely to a 35A ESC). I am on the verge of converting to LiPo and will be running a 2s2p for a total of 1500mAh and a 3s2p for the same amperage. I planned on running 14/55, figuring that would be a good top end gear set up, and wouldn't give me many traction issues with the setup. And, another thing, are there any advantages to running 2.4GHZ opposed to 75MHZ FM? I am using an Airtronics MX-3S system which I love the feel and control of, but am looking into an M8 w/ an FHSS Module or MX-3FHSS. Are the adjustments on the M8 worthwhile or is tuning my ESC through the castle link software sufficient? Also, for occasional trips to the street, I will be running a slick type tire. Should a spool be placed in the front? I ran a spool in the rear but came across many traction issues, with 14/60 on 6 cells.

And last, would it be worth it to run a small, 100mAh 2s lipo for a fan? They are extremely small, and I could wire it behind the receiver so it is out of the way. I would be using it to cool whichever of my electronics are hottest (in this case, the ESC)

Any input is appreciated.
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Old 01-26-2009, 03:58 AM   #2
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Wrong Section, you should post this in either the RC18T thread in Micro and Mini Scales section or post it by starting its own thread in that section.
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