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06-20-2019, 09:08 AM
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Posted By big ted

Man, looking back through this thread makes me...

Man, looking back through this thread makes me realize how fugly the modern 'cab forward ' buggy bodies are, particularly for 4WD buggies. This was a good looking buggy...
06-17-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By big ted

I have a Hobbymate d6 duo which I understand to...

I have a Hobbymate d6 duo which I understand to be the same internals as the ISDT D2. It's been solid. As others have said, the internal discharge isn't up to much if you use it. I tripped over the...
05-23-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By big ted

80W is what your charger is capable of...

80W is what your charger is capable of delivering. It is not 100% efficient, so it will draw more than that from the supply.
05-15-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 168,415
Posted By big ted

Noob question: people refer to "black carpet" &...

Noob question: people refer to "black carpet" & "grey carpet" as if the color determines traction characteristics. Yet I could easily imagine tracks having identical surfaces in different colors. Is...
05-14-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By big ted

Fyi the Hobbymate d6 pro duo & the ISDT D2 AC are...

Fyi the Hobbymate d6 pro duo & the ISDT D2 AC are essentially the same charger in different packaging, except the Hobbymate has wireless phone charging if you're into that.

Also worth noting that...
04-30-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By big ted

Remove all the screws you can the conventional...

Remove all the screws you can the conventional way. Then wrap the motor in tape to prevent metal chips getting in the can. Get a drill bit larger in diameter than the screw shaft, but not as large as...
04-15-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 484,151
Posted By big ted

I shortened the front camber link by moving it...

I shortened the front camber link by moving it into the inner hole at the hub. The box setup calls for the outside hole & the link to be it's maximum possible length but, as far as I can see, none of...
04-11-2019, 02:31 PM
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Views: 484,151
Posted By big ted

Tips for 'locking in' the rear a bit more?...

Tips for 'locking in' the rear a bit more? Particularly under braking? Currently running box stock carpet setup on felt carpet with slicks only rule. Granted, i'm coming from 4wd & probably need to...
03-31-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12,953
Views: 1,254,774
Posted By big ted

See my edit. My problem was entirely user error....

See my edit. My problem was entirely user error. ;)
03-31-2019, 12:06 PM
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Views: 1,254,774
Posted By big ted

Ok, motor all connected now. I think the flashing...

Ok, motor all connected now. I think the flashing red led was just telling me I need to recalibrate.

So, trying to recalibrate. Press & hold ESC powner switch until red led flashes. Press switch...
03-31-2019, 08:39 AM
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Posted By big ted

I'm in the process of setting up an xr10 stock...

I'm in the process of setting up an xr10 stock spec in a 2wd buggy. The manual doesn't explain what a rapidly flashing red led means. I'm guessing bad sensor wire since I don't have the motor...
03-29-2019, 01:23 PM
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Views: 484,151
Posted By big ted

Just picked up a used B6.1. Dunno what you guys...

Just picked up a used B6.1. Dunno what you guys are talking about 'easy access diffs.' 6 screws and still having to fiddle around with swaybars and shock towers to get everything out the way isn't...
03-21-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,599
Posted By big ted

​​​ ​​​​Try this: ...

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​​​​Try this:

https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/ABxkrpQ

fwiw, I'm pretty sure some of the users offering then for sale on here are just buying these at the quantity discount & reselling...
03-20-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,599
Posted By big ted

Received my SkyArea arx-482 today. It's going in...

Received my SkyArea arx-482 today. It's going in a second vehicle I don't have yet, but I hooked it up to my ESC in my buggy & it bound to my MT-44 with no issues.
Forum: Chat Lounge
03-19-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,352
Posted By big ted

Oh man. Every club should have this printed out &...

Oh man. Every club should have this printed out & framed on the wall!
03-19-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,570
Posted By big ted

Interesting. I stand corrected.

Interesting. I stand corrected.
Forum: Chat Lounge
03-19-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,352
Posted By big ted

I suspect you'll want to use a very fast servo,...

I suspect you'll want to use a very fast servo, since the motion you're trying to compensate for is essentially undamped.
03-18-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,192
Views: 924,828
Posted By big ted

If this is the case, I wonder if we might expect...

If this is the case, I wonder if we might expect spares availability for the B64 platform to die off sooner than is typically the case for other platforms?
03-18-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,570
Posted By big ted

Rx 482 should be telemetry capable. Telemetry...

Rx 482 should be telemetry capable. Telemetry sensors for temperature & rpm are at the bottom of this page:

http://sanwa-denshi.com/rc/car/option1/
03-15-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,570
Posted By big ted

The 510r doesn't send any data back to the...

The 510r doesn't send any data back to the receiver. You either need to buy the additional sanwa sensors, or use a sanwa ESC to get the telemetry data.
03-15-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,192
Views: 924,828
Posted By big ted

Considering something crazy: Can I flip the diffs...

Considering something crazy: Can I flip the diffs around, and run the motor in reverse to even out wear on the driveshaft pins a bit? Any reason this wouldn't work?
03-11-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By big ted

PM sent on transponder.

PM sent on transponder.
03-10-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By big ted

Damn. I would have jumped at that 13.5 car a week...

Damn. I would have jumped at that 13.5 car a week ago. Free bump. G/l with sale.
03-09-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 197,102
Posted By big ted

Fwiw, I'm 6'4" & 200lbs & the M12 feels like I'm...

Fwiw, I'm 6'4" & 200lbs & the M12 feels like I'm doing bicep curls relative to the mt-44.
03-08-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By big ted

If you're looking for a decent, cost-effective...

If you're looking for a decent, cost-effective radio with several channels, hard to beat the Spektrum DX5C in my opinion. 5 channels, all easily controllable from ergonomically-positioned switches....
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