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Old 12-27-2006, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Glowster21
This wiring setup works ok for you? You only put one of the brushless motor wires to the negative side and the speedo works ok? Just curious as I am getting ready to start running brushed motors with the Mamba Max esc.
Yes it works fine. Just set the ESC to brushed with reverse instead of high powered brush like I listed above. You should be good to go.

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Old 12-27-2006, 11:54 PM
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Hows indoor carpet racing in KC?

I lived there from '94-'99. Now back in MN. Would love to come back to race or tour the 'shop'. I have friends there I would like to see again, too.

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Old 12-28-2006, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Centerline Racing
Hows indoor carpet racing in KC?

I lived there from '94-'99. Now back in MN. Would love to come back to race or tour the 'shop'. I have friends there I would like to see again, too.

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Carpet racing is alive and well here in KC. Fastlane Raceway

So did you race carpet at Blue Vue? Come down and check it out we have some very competitve racing.

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Old 12-28-2006, 09:17 AM
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No racing. I was married during those dark years, you get the picture. Free now, and my 10 yr old son and I have fallen in deep into RC. We've bashed for 3 years, this is our first season on indoor carpet. Have friends in Independence & Lexington, kind of close. Can't wait to visit!
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Old 12-30-2006, 08:26 AM
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Try #2..............

What are the dimensions of the very bottom of the Mamba ESC? Only the part that will sit on the chassis. Length and width.

I know the dimensions that are claimed, but I don't know if they include the overhanging circuit board or not.

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Will the esc fit behind the motor in a XXX-4? Actual experience please.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-30-2006, 09:02 AM
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Any word on that Firmware for the sensored motors? Itching to try brushless stock.....
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Old 12-30-2006, 02:21 PM
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I have a problem with my Mamba 25. I plug in the battery, turn on the switch, run the car, turn the switch off and the thing keeps going until I unplug the battery. Any ideas?
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The switch just turns the power on/off to the receiver. To turn off power to the ESC you have to disconnect the battery.

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So I might try unplugging the battery before turning the thing off?
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So when you turn off the switch to the ESC the car actually keeps running and it is not just the leds of the esc still on?

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Sorry to hikack...

I have a Mamba 25, my car 'runs' after I turn it off also. I need to unplug the batt to stop the car from running.

Is this normal?

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Yes, exactly that.
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Unfortunately I am not 100% sure. I will check when I get back to the office on Tuesday and report back. Unless Joe is trolling around and has some input on this.

But no I do not think this is correct, but not positive.

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After checking yes this is the way it does work due to the capacitor still holding a charge. They reccommend not to turn off the switch but to disconnect it from the battery as the on/off. They also say that using the on/off switch messes up the radio/esc calibration.

Hope this helps.

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Hey Crash,


Sometime while you are bored at work, could you measure the plastic case of the Mamba Max esc, I would like to know how wide it is. Thanks.
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