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06-10-2019, 03:36 AM
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Posted By metalmike

Phewf. That's affirmation right there :nod:

Phewf. That's affirmation right there :nod:
06-09-2019, 02:11 PM
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Posted By metalmike

Impressions and a modification

Just in case someone is interested I figured I would report in. Above all, I would strongly recommend anyone looking for a basher (not constrained by race or club guidelines), a 6s XB8E is brilliant....
05-23-2019, 06:14 AM
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Posted By metalmike

it WORKS

All done.

I have to say I am glad I went this route. Run time is insane. With a 5200mAh 6s pack I ran for 25 minutes (timed) and had an end voltage of 23.88! Details of the run are:
1550 kV motor...
05-15-2019, 03:48 PM
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Posted By metalmike

Hello y'all. Building one. Got some...

Hello y'all.

Building one. Got some questions.
Not sure if I should go with the pivot ball or c-hub. If you tried both, what did you settle on?
Grabbed some optional parts (below) anything in...
05-13-2019, 03:38 PM
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Posted By metalmike

Yes Sir! Thanks for the confirmation. So waiting...

Yes Sir! Thanks for the confirmation. So waiting on the motor/ESC and Servo - this week :)

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05-13-2019, 11:28 AM
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Posted By metalmike

Thank you Eric! The 1550kV shouldn't be too...

Thank you Eric! The 1550kV shouldn't be too much. I am sure many 4s setups run much higher rpms. But yes, i do intend to limit the throttle in the radio and probably change the power curve in the...
05-13-2019, 12:36 AM
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Posted By metalmike

Thumbs up Cool. Will check them out. Thanks! Edit: ...

Cool. Will check them out. Thanks!

Edit: Whoa, the Futaba HPS-CB700 looks awesome. I need to call the shop as soon as they are open. :)

FEATURES:
– Suitable for RC cars 1/10 scale on/off...
05-12-2019, 03:59 PM
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Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

Guys, thanks for all that! I appreciate the...

Guys, thanks for all that! I appreciate the comments and support, and the additional recommendations. I am actually quite content with the outcome of this thread. Pretty much everything was helpful,...
05-12-2019, 04:10 AM
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Posted By metalmike

Ahh, I see. condemned because I can afford...

Ahh, I see. condemned because I can afford quality. That's commonplace too. Usually the perpetrators are those who are budget constrained and settle for chinese knock-offs (even though they would...
05-11-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

Wow, 5 posts max / day! Is that a temporary...

Wow, 5 posts max / day! Is that a temporary constraint because I am new? Anyway…

There is nothing I didn't like about the Tekno based on my research. Discussions with those in-the-know were also...
05-11-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

@ Killer Thanks for pointing that out!!! I'm...

@ Killer Thanks for pointing that out!!!

I'm not following totalyosho's post. I think he wants to suggest a contradiction but those themes are not mutually inclusive. Kinda like saying you prefer...
05-11-2019, 02:16 AM
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Posted By metalmike

So in my original reply, the one that vanished, I...

So in my original reply, the one that vanished, I said that racing is not the purpose here.

My goal is to match peak 4s performance with a 6s system running well below it's peak. I also want to be...
05-10-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

There we go. That's sounds more than reasonable....

There we go. That's sounds more than reasonable. There doesn't seem to be any empirical detriment to running 6s, nothing quantifiable with numbers and specs anyway. It is more qualitative preference...
05-10-2019, 09:04 AM
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Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

I appreciate this comment and I am happy to...

I appreciate this comment and I am happy to reassess and change direction. I am not hearing anything on "why" 6s is bad. Just that it is a pain or expensive and no gain. How is 6s a pain? Or, why is...
05-10-2019, 06:14 AM
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Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

Damn. Well that is aggravating. :flaming: I had...

Damn. Well that is aggravating. :flaming: I had written an extensive reply - detailed comments, explanations, questions and expressions of gratitude. It wouldn't post right away because it needed...
05-09-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

Alright! So I checked out those suggestions and...

Alright! So I checked out those suggestions and they are spot on. Thank you guys, very very very very helpful :)

Bashing - 99% I can't see doing any racing but who knows...

Speed controller...
05-08-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By metalmike

got 1st kit - please help with components

Hello everyone. Please help me complete my kit :confused:

So my new XRAY XB8E'19 will be here in the next couple of days. I need to pick a motor, esc, servo, radio and receiver. I know nothing...
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