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Old 02-18-2011, 03:21 PM   #3406
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i hope the 733 performs good as it looks like a 2$ car
Yes, looks awful and cheap....

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Old 02-18-2011, 05:44 PM   #3407
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^^^ thats correct to me in photos it look like a cheep put together car but im sure the results speak for them selfs dont mean to offend just my opinion
best of luck to find a shit hot looking car that performs and doesnt break. Maybe the serpent isnt for you maybe you should look at the Hobao GPX4, that has Quality written all over it
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Old 02-19-2011, 04:24 AM   #3408
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well its hard not to be biased when you own the car hey fellers and i spose i can not have my own opnion but either way we will see

i was making my assumption on photos of what i have seen on serpants web

no need to get your panties in a not
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Old 02-19-2011, 05:42 AM   #3409
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well its hard not to be biased when you own the car hey fellers and i spose i can not have my own opnion but either way we will see

i was making my assumption on photos of what i have seen on serpants web

no need to get your panties in a not
you have your opinion, thats fine, but its not a good start to say it looks like a 2 buck car. that opinion would have been better served not said out aloud.
the biggest issue is that people spend alot of money on them, and time and effort to race them, then you say that. what kind of response did you really expect in return ? as i said, Good luck with finding your car, and any local support for it.
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:13 AM   #3410
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From what i can gather there is no local surport from any shop whe it comes to gp on road now days in perth i guess we have to make our own surport.

i havent ruled the 733 out just saying what i felt i needed to say if i upset any one im sorry however its the 733 or the nt1 for me so we will see how it goes

it will come to wich one is more resilliant(spelling) to breaking
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:28 AM   #3411
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well in bunbury, if you hit the pipes hard enough , i think just about any of the cars will break. The NT1 is definately strong, but again, i never had issues with the 733 down in Bunbury. i think i failed to finish a Final maybe once with it on a club day. so in nearly 2 years, i think that speaks for itself about the cars performance, and its durability. but i didnt crash very often to give any chance for the car to break. so depends on the driver also.
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:35 AM   #3412
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we will see as i will get a 1\8 as well probley look at the snake over anything else as im not forking out 1000 for the xray

what spares do you take to the track for the 733
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we will see as i will get a 1\8 as well probley look at the snake over anything else as im not forking out 1000 for the xray

what spares do you take to the track for the 733
i took just about everything with me, as there were other 733 drivers as well. so you could have said i was the local support for the Serpent products.
i had so many spares, but rarely i used any. for starters, i would carry a couple of upper and lower bumpers. and a set of M Arms, and a couple of sets of Orange belts. these belts handle the track better than the low friction ones. and use the 5mm wide rear belt.

8th scale is dead , guys have moved on, some still have cars, but mainly the perth guys who dont come down anymore, that is why im focusing on EP locally this year. specially with the release of the S411 soon.
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:53 AM   #3414
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is th club growing and able to sustain it self id hate to go out and spend 3 odd grand to pack it up like what happened at baysie

I loved 1\8 th though it was the pincle of racing
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hi guys. just wanted to ask something about the ip 6.6 life battery. what way do you do ur wiring. i am finding the life batterys lead alot shorter than the xceed lipo one. its just for charging it i wont be able to acess the lead as it might be to short. ill be using a switch so there will be no proplem with wiring it to the recivier. thanks in advance
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Old 02-22-2011, 09:38 PM   #3416
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hi guys. just wanted to ask something about the ip 6.6 life battery. what way do you do ur wiring. i am finding the life batterys lead alot shorter than the xceed lipo one. its just for charging it i wont be able to acess the lead as it might be to short. ill be using a switch so there will be no proplem with wiring it to the recivier. thanks in advance
See photo of how I have wired my Life 6.6v. Your right, the wire is too short, I just purchased a $2 extension to make charging and balancing easier.

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Old 02-23-2011, 04:49 AM   #3417
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i only ever balanced charged mine maybe once every couple of months, or before a big event. there is not much demand on the battery, so i found normal charging through the power lead was more than good enough . i got a switch with a charging lead on it, and poked it out the side.
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interesting many different ways, I have the balance lead sitting under the fuel tank so I just unclip the tank lift the front of it and whammo connect in seconds so only charging thru balance connecter.

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hobbyking has balancing extensions of all kind!, and terrific prices!
ive got there the extension for the life 2s and also extension for the 4s used on the starter box! so i do not need to take it out in order to balance it! balance is a must if you want to keep them on top performance
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anybody tried the Blitz Cruze bodyshell on 733?? How the reaction? Planned to use it for upcoming Shepherd Cup in Malaysia where Jilles n Patrick from shepherd will join the race..
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