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Forum: Chat Lounge
08-02-2014, 06:44 PM
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Views: 309
Posted By Monteman

ZielkeRacing Paint Jobs

Anyone else get burned by this jagoff?
I should count my blessings that i received 1 of the bodies I ordered, but it has been well over 5 months now and i have not received anything else from him,...
Forum: RC Boating
04-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,436
Posted By Monteman

Thats the only thing that stops me from impulse...

Thats the only thing that stops me from impulse buying a boat, im almost certain due to the really restricted use available i would get bored really quick.
But i have never had an RC boat over say...
04-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monteman

Oh yeah absolutely, there is no real guarantee...

Oh yeah absolutely, there is no real guarantee that an expensive one will last any longer than a cheapo from china. I as a personal choice, choose to stick with the local-ish suppliers and those with...
Forum: Chat Lounge
04-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,107
Posted By Monteman

Well said. I have had many Traxxas over the years...

Well said. I have had many Traxxas over the years and they do exactly what they are meant to do. Sell well and break just enough parts to keep all the LHS in business. :lol::lol:
Only a couple years...
04-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monteman

After coming back up to room temperature...

After coming back up to room temperature overnight after a night in the freezer they swelled right back up again.
Not particularly impressed.
9 other batteries here the have the same treatment...
Forum: RC Boating
04-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,436
Posted By Monteman

The urge passed on a boat last year, but its...

The urge passed on a boat last year, but its back... lol

Ignoring the $$ difference between the Impulse 31 v2 and the Revolt30
Which is the "better" boat. Stats and spec wise they look pretty...
04-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

No motor in there yet so excuse the can of...

No motor in there yet so excuse the can of toothpicks for added effect lol.

I just dont see where you could get away with it. maybe MAYBE if you high mount the Rx like this you could possibly add...
04-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

Not a clue to be perfectly honest. Not sure if...

Not a clue to be perfectly honest. Not sure if there's room to install mechanical brakes without any substantial modifications.
Too lazy to look myself but on the E version the Center diff is...
04-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monteman

well 18 odd hours in the freezer in a lipo bag...

well 18 odd hours in the freezer in a lipo bag certainly took the majority of the puff out of them. I'll let them thaw in the lipo bag in my Plano box and see how they react.
04-20-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monteman

As you can tell by the pics, the majority of the...

As you can tell by the pics, the majority of the puff is on the bottom of both cells.
Which again is just too friggin weird.
One of the cases actually cracked on the bottom. I have seen lipo puff...
04-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monteman

2 batteries in storage mode puffed at the same time

This is an odd one for me, 2 of my brand new SMC lipos i bought last year and ran 2 times before the snow flew have been in storage all winter, I check all my batteries every couple weeks (with a...
04-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

ugh... screwed again by Tamiya rattle cans. ...

ugh... screwed again by Tamiya rattle cans.
Decided to do this one myself.
Was gonna do a simple 2 color fade purple to black.
Laid the purple up front feathered off decently exactly where i...
04-19-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

The fun stuff is done, still need to do a heart...

The fun stuff is done, still need to do a heart transplant and get some electronics in there, but the build is finished anyways.

One thing i noticed is the factory body shell is ultra thin and...
04-16-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

Started the build tonight, i forgot how much...

Started the build tonight, i forgot how much involved a scratch build is.
Kinda fun.
Going 7k-7k-2k as far as differentials is concerned. Figure recommended stock will be more than adequate to...
04-14-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,366,320
Posted By Monteman

Nothing wrong with a direct wire like that, what...

Nothing wrong with a direct wire like that, what you might potentially run into on the buggy tray is battery placement to be able to use direct wire like that. I had issues in my GTP2e when running...
04-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,366,320
Posted By Monteman

I run both, if im running 2x2s i just use a...

I run both, if im running 2x2s i just use a series connector.
04-14-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,716
Posted By Monteman

What is the extra plug hanging out the top for?

What is the extra plug hanging out the top for?
04-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

Cant wait to get into this and start building. ...

Cant wait to get into this and start building.
Need to pick up a couple odds and ends before though.
04-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,716
Posted By Monteman

Where do you run the foam tape? On the face of...

Where do you run the foam tape? On the face of the can against he mount?
04-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,716
Posted By Monteman

I'm looking for reviews and experience on this as...

I'm looking for reviews and experience on this as well. Have a new Durango truggy on the way and i would love to steal the MMM from another vehicle for the truggy and run the new 8th system in the on...
Forum: Chat Lounge
04-04-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Monteman

More often than i would like to admit. ...

More often than i would like to admit.
Routinely thin the herd down to 2 or 3 cars and then before you know it....
...
04-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,366,320
Posted By Monteman

Swapped in the FT Hinge pin mounts tonight. ...

Swapped in the FT Hinge pin mounts tonight.
Rear plates. about 5 minutes.
Front plates... over an hour.
At some point the little white bushing that centers the pin in the B plate ran away. I did...
03-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By Monteman

Not to Canada, but thanks for the heads up. ...

Not to Canada, but thanks for the heads up.
Was just quoting LHS pricing. Haven't started searching for one yet.

Just looking for feedback. Im thinking of picking one up for one of my GTP2e's...
03-25-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By Monteman

Has anyone got their hands on the Sidewinder 8th...

Has anyone got their hands on the Sidewinder 8th yet, how do they perform.
With my DEX408t on the way, im thinking about pulling the MMM 2200 from one of my on-road cars and putting that in the...
03-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 120,296
Posted By Monteman

Well that decision only took a couple days... lol...

Well that decision only took a couple days... lol

Based on experience how are the stock bearings that come with the DEX408t kit?
Worth replacing them with Acer BB right off the bat?
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