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09-03-2016, 05:08 PM
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Posted By avaldes

Might check that the front arms are equal length....

Might check that the front arms are equal length. I think I remember that Yokomo has different length arms available.
08-21-2016, 04:44 PM
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Posted By avaldes

There is a "nub" on both the gear diff housing...

There is a "nub" on both the gear diff housing with the gear and on the other part, the cover. You can align these nubs as you see fit. I chose to clock them rather than align them. Here is a photo...
08-15-2016, 06:21 PM
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Posted By avaldes

That was the handout traction compound at the...

That was the handout traction compound at the nats.
08-02-2016, 12:28 PM
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Posted By avaldes

Whether you obtain the correct steering throw...

Whether you obtain the correct steering throw electronically or mechanically, it makes very little difference. I agree with Wildcat.
08-01-2016, 12:38 AM
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Posted By avaldes

Use your subtrim in the radio to center the...

Use your subtrim in the radio to center the servo. That will allow you to keep the full range of your trim tab.

It's not unusual for JR/Sanwa/Futaba to have different servo directions. Servo...
07-31-2016, 05:31 PM
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Posted By avaldes

The beauty of composites is that you can tailor...

The beauty of composites is that you can tailor the layup to achieve the results you want. If you want more bending stiffness, add more plies of uni-direcitonal. More torsional stiffness, add more...
07-20-2016, 10:42 PM
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Posted By avaldes

Check the wiki above. Socket listed a Protek arm...

Check the wiki above. Socket listed a Protek arm that works..
07-18-2016, 12:47 AM
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Posted By avaldes

SDRC is closing??

SDRC is closing??
07-03-2016, 04:48 PM
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Views: 903
Posted By avaldes

Across all RC, not just cars....2.4GHz radios!!

Across all RC, not just cars....2.4GHz radios!!
07-01-2016, 09:38 AM
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Posted By avaldes

It looks like he installed a carpet gearbox and...

It looks like he installed a carpet gearbox and CF rear tower...along with the CF chassis.

...and an SMC speed control?
06-30-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,660
Posted By avaldes

Here are the specs straight from the horses...

Here are the specs straight from the horses mouth:

http://www.mksservosusa.com/product.php?productid=199&cat=27&page=1

I'm running 7.4V out of my Tekin RSX. Though I am running Futaba brushless...
06-30-2016, 10:23 AM
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Views: 14,660
Posted By avaldes

MKS is an OEM servo manufacturer located in...

MKS is an OEM servo manufacturer located in Taiwan. Highest is also an OEM but located in Korea.

I fly gliders competitively and MKS came on the scene about 8 years ago when they introduced a very...
06-13-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By avaldes

The Deans wires are probably a little better...

The Deans wires are probably a little better conductor of heat. Electrical and thermal conductivity normally go together. In fact there are very few elements that have one property and not the other....
06-09-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By avaldes

Ahh, anodizing. Yeah that makes sense. In...

Ahh, anodizing. Yeah that makes sense. In aircraft components it isn't necessary to anodize Ti since it has an inert surface. We do heat treat to get appropriate mechanical properties though. Which...
06-04-2016, 02:12 PM
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Views: 1,655
Posted By avaldes

Do you happen to know what process they use to...

Do you happen to know what process they use to get those colors? Heat treatment of Ti results in some pretty spectacular colors, but I'm not sure I have ever seen that one. Beautiful!
05-11-2016, 09:33 PM
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Posted By avaldes

Yes, the carpet car comes with a 4 gear standard.

Yes, the carpet car comes with a 4 gear standard.
04-30-2016, 12:56 AM
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Posted By avaldes

I was just cruising the Austrian Xray shop. I...

I was just cruising the Austrian Xray shop. I noticed that they have the Xray slipper eliminator along with 69 and 72 tooth spur gears listed! Cool for those running spec motors. Same with the...
04-28-2016, 10:37 PM
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Posted By avaldes

Ok I glanced over the XB2 Nation page and didn't...

Ok I glanced over the XB2 Nation page and didn't see anything about modifying the front spindles...spill it!
04-26-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,171
Posted By avaldes

This is the same conversation that is had on...

This is the same conversation that is had on every gun website. The short answer is to use whatever you like but service it often. That will keep the grit out and a fresh source of lubrication in...
04-24-2016, 11:21 PM
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Posted By avaldes

You didn't say what car you have...a dirt edition...

You didn't say what car you have...a dirt edition or a carpet edition. Socket posted a setup sheet a few pages back. He is having very good luck getting his car to hook up and go fast.
04-22-2016, 01:43 AM
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Posted By avaldes

Same as the 4 gear. 2.65 times the pinion/spur...

Same as the 4 gear. 2.65 times the pinion/spur ratio. The only difference is one less idler, but they are the same size. Thus the same gear ratio.
04-21-2016, 12:06 AM
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Posted By avaldes

Hey Socket, what snap-ring pliers did you end up...

Hey Socket, what snap-ring pliers did you end up getting?
04-16-2016, 05:26 PM
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Views: 2,205,133
Posted By avaldes

Go here for a conversion chart for oil and...

Go here for a conversion chart for oil and springs. the CST scale and SAE oil weight scales are different.

http://site.petitrc.com/reglages/UniversalSpringChart.htm
04-16-2016, 04:35 PM
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Posted By avaldes

I remember seeing pictures...heck it may even be...

I remember seeing pictures...heck it may even be on the first page of this thread...of prototype chassis' made from CF and from composite injection molded material. They settled on the aluminum...
04-15-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 73,269
Posted By avaldes

As far as I can tell, the frame rate is 6.8ms for...

As far as I can tell, the frame rate is 6.8ms for the high speed mode on appropriate receivers. The only data I could find for the Sanwa/Airtronics radios was 5.5ms. I don't think I could feel a...
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