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Old 09-17-2008, 06:28 AM   #16
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ofna truggy box works great for me too. a couple of stick packs make it nice and lite and it turns over all day.
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Old 09-17-2008, 04:44 PM   #17
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I also have a chrome top OFNA box that I can't quite get the pegs right for my RC8. Can some one that uses this box post a picture of the layout. It would be a great help to me, and appearantly others would like to see as well.
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Old 09-17-2008, 09:44 PM   #18
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with the ofna truggy box.. wht gell cells are you guys using ? like the $38 ones from amain? with the small wall charger? or what are you using to charge with? and even with stick packs.. you guys buying nice chargers or no?? and what MAH? just a couple cheap 1800s??
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Hit up an electronics place like radio shack for gel cells, $38 is way over priced i think. I can't remember what i paid in the U.S but it wasn't that. In the UK where things are generally more expensive i paid 12 pounds... about $24

Gel Cells are i believe motorcycle batteries, that could be an avenue worth exploring... there are a few sizes though.
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Old 09-17-2008, 11:22 PM   #20
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im sure they could be tracked down else where but they are all done.. no hunting sizes and a charger..
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I picked up my gel-cell from Radioshack, cost around 22 bucks I think. It's marketed as a battery for a "Security System". Whatever the hell kind of security system need a big old heavy battery
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you just using a car battery charger for it ?
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you just using a car battery charger for it ?
Yeah, i use one. Also have a 12v plug charger with crocodile clips. I think that came from amain.
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Old 09-18-2008, 04:48 AM   #24
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Here is a picture of the pin setup on the chrome top:


One thing that I noticed with the chrome top is the location of the large electric motor and the pin that sits above it. The limited distance between the two can prevent the motor from engaging, so the best solution is to shorten the post, like this:


I hope this helps.
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Old 09-18-2008, 08:17 AM   #25
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Awesome. Thank you e.
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I jammed the internals from the OFNA truggy box into my Losi 8ight box and that thing is awesome. No more issues at all. Best 100 bucks I spent this year.
Would love to see pics of this! My losi box crapped out after the first attempt to break-in a new motor (which coincidentally was first time I used it). Have been using the truggy box ever since.
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Old 09-18-2008, 12:28 PM   #27
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Anyone use this box? I've heard it works the best for the money,... just wondering what you guys think.

http://www.airlandhobbies.com/catalo...7150002155.htm
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I would recommend the Ofna starter box
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what you guys think about the serpent starter boxes.
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