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Old 11-07-2006, 12:22 AM   #1591
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hey guys, just wondered if you guys could help
my 720 is pretty much on default set up, bsides yellow springs and suspension on the back is more incline, (more angle)

i just seem to always lose my rear especially on exit of corner, cant put down full power or it will spin

any advice thanks

Can i just ask what Body you are running?
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Old 11-07-2006, 03:34 AM   #1592
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Triton 2 is a very good charger, I have the original Triton and it charges any kind of rechargeable batteries including gell cell/lead acid.

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Old 11-07-2006, 03:38 AM   #1593
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I changed mine to the LM bumper and just used a bench sander to take it down to the same profile as the foam but giving 3mm of clearance for the foam bumper to soak up any impact. You will notice if you look at the LM bumper compared to the original that where it mounts to the chassis there is substantially more material.
Thanks, definitely going to give the LM bumper a try.

Appreciate the info.

Paolo referred to the S720... anyone has info on that?

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Old 11-07-2006, 06:00 AM   #1594
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thanks for advice guys
and Nick S, im using Mazda 6 bodyshell

and btw im Mat, the guy who bashed your car a few times last race day back in halifax
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Old 11-07-2006, 06:57 AM   #1595
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thanks for advice guys
and Nick S, im using Mazda 6 bodyshell

and btw im Mat, the guy who bashed your car a few times last race day back in halifax
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:32 AM   #1596
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Thanks, definitely going to give the LM bumper a try.

Appreciate the info.

Paolo referred to the S720... anyone has info on that?

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Either I've misunderstood you or you are way left out of time. The S720 is the new Serpent car :-

http://www.mytsn.com/products/desc.asp?prid=4334
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:28 AM   #1597
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Either I've misunderstood you or you are way left out of time. The S720 is the new Serpent car :-

http://www.mytsn.com/products/desc.asp?prid=4334


Thats the car I got... was just asking, cos Serpent came out with the S710 after the 710.

Thought, they launched a new version of the 720, like before.

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Old 11-07-2006, 11:15 AM   #1598
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Thats the car I got... was just asking, cos Serpent came out with the S710 after the 710.

Thought, they launched a new version of the 720, like before.

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Hi Acid,

S-720 is the abbreviation for Serpent 720. Is just that i am lazy
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Old 11-07-2006, 12:13 PM   #1599
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I am in the final stages of assembling my 720 and cannot find the 5x7 bearing spacer, part # 909514, that fits in the Centax clutch assembly. Can anyone tell me the thickness of this spacer so that I can make a temporary shim pack until I am able to locate the correct part. Any help would be appreciated.
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S-720 is the abbreviation for Serpent 720. Is just that i am lazy

Thanks Paulo

Just wanted to check if there was a new version of the 720...

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I am in the final stages of assembling my 720 and cannot find the 5x7 bearing spacer, part # 909514, that fits in the Centax clutch assembly. Can anyone tell me the thickness of this spacer so that I can make a temporary shim pack until I am able to locate the correct part. Any help would be appreciated.
The exact thickness is 0.9mm
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Team Kamikaze, thanks very much for your reply.
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does anybody got the combination of the futaba 2.4ghz receiver and the s720?
cutting alway the half of the backplate of the receiver mount is a bit fragile in the end i think.
Does anybody have a solution for mounting it?
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First off - let me say that I really like my 720 but......
Has anyone had problems with the CVDs breaking easily? If I just tap a wall the CVD is toast. I know, I know just stay off the walls and problem solved, right? However, I have never seen repeated failures like this, EVER. I have gone through 5 CVDs (left and right combined) with less than 1 hour of track time.
Just to clear the air, I am not a nubie. I have been racing at this particular track for 4 years. I also run the 960 which I'm quite good at if I may. I've used quite a few different cars ranging from Mugen to AE to Kyosho to Xray. None of them has broken a CVD. Hell, there are rookie drivers out there banging up the boards and they keep on going. I happen to be the only Serpent guy out there and also the only one with these failures. It's kinda of a bummer. I was just at the track Sunday (went thru 2 CVDs). Since my car was broken I was watching a guy driving a RRR. He hit the walls countless times and nothing happened. Each time he hit with the front of the car I wispered under my breath, "That would have been a CVD".(referring to myself, of course)
Anyway, I just wanted to see if anyone has had this happen...
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First off - let me say that I really like my 720 but......
Has anyone had problems with the CVDs breaking easily? If I just tap a wall the CVD is toast. I know, I know just stay off the walls and problem solved, right? However, I have never seen repeated failures like this, EVER. I have gone through 5 CVDs (left and right combined) with less than 1 hour of track time.
Just to clear the air, I am not a nubie. I have been racing at this particular track for 4 years. I also run the 960 which I'm quite good at if I may. I've used quite a few different cars ranging from Mugen to AE to Kyosho to Xray. None of them has broken a CVD. Hell, there are rookie drivers out there banging up the boards and they keep on going. I happen to be the only Serpent guy out there and also the only one with these failures. It's kinda of a bummer. I was just at the track Sunday (went thru 2 CVDs). Since my car was broken I was watching a guy driving a RRR. He hit the walls countless times and nothing happened. Each time he hit with the front of the car I wispered under my breath, "That would have been a CVD".(referring to myself, of course)
Anyway, I just wanted to see if anyone has had this happen...
If you're using the stock front bumper setup, then anything you tip/hit will more then likely cost you a few replacement parts... I learned my lesson with the 710... Switch to the lola lower front bumper for the 720 and use the 710 bumper pad... You'll be able to hit almost anything and keep on racing...

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