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Anyone into R/C?

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by A.D., Feb 7, 2009.

  1. colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    unfortunately my buggy, 2 SCTs, and crawler are all sitting in a storage unit in florida at the moment, but in the last few weeks i've picked up some new stuff.

    got a Losi trail trekker, the 1/24 scale crawler. played around with the frame and suspension to squeeze a little more travel out of the suspension. then i removed some lugs on the tires and got better grip. then built a 1/24 scale gmc pickup body for a more scale look. real fun little truck.

    also got a Helimax 1SQ quad copter (v-cam) version with the built in camera.

    and the most recent is a DJI Phantom.

    got a lot of spare parts for the quads and set them up with some nice cases for transporting

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    small enough for some fun at the office :D
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    The mini quad setup

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    picture taken with the built-in camera on the mini one

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    and the phantom (painted for better visibility)

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    first flight/flips after tweaking the manual mode settings.

    brushless gimbal and vibration reducing mount coming very soon.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXiOI1seF0U&feature=c4-overview&list=UUXe4AY77gNKXW9QrIeVfuyQ
     
  2. colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    Michael, that buggy looks awesome. does that share components with any other existing platforms, or is it 100% new from the ground up?
     
  3. banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    asking 350$ OBO

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  4. mjbtaco

    mjbtaco low and slow

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    It's 100% brand new. Doesn't even share parts with our previous model of 4wd buggy lol.
     
  5. banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    Also willing to trade gopro stuff for my truck
     
  6. 05tundra13

    05tundra13 Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, so my sc104x4 electric is out of commission and I can't figure out why. I think the brakes are locked up or the diff is. When it's on the ground and I give it throttle it moves but with struggle and it seems to be locked up. When it's off the ground I can spin the wheels freely with ease. Any ideas on why it's locking up and where should I start taking things apart.

    Thanks for the help!
     
  7. Dcpsychobilly

    Dcpsychobilly Well-Known Member

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    Sounds to me like you stripped a gear or something is loose
    Isn't it belt driven? Check the belt/pinion gear
     
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  8. tacodane

    tacodane The Slow But Getting Somewhere Build

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  9. 05tundra13

    05tundra13 Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is. Will do.
     
  10. Dcpsychobilly

    Dcpsychobilly Well-Known Member

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    Did you find the problem ?
     
  11. 05tundra13

    05tundra13 Well-Known Member

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    found out that the belt was flipped inside and that it wasnt on the wheel. but even after then it still now makes this noise when i gas it. i think the clutch is slipping possibly.
     
  12. CelsisTaco

    CelsisTaco Senior Member

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    I AM I AM!! :D I work at a local shop in IA!
     
  13. Dcpsychobilly

    Dcpsychobilly Well-Known Member

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    Maybe belt is damaged?
    I wonder how it flipped?

    :crazy:
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  14. 05tundra13

    05tundra13 Well-Known Member

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    not sure. it sounds like the clutch/belt is slipping. trial and error at this point. but im getting close. at least now i can mash it a bit.
     
  15. superwhite10

    superwhite10 Live Fast, Die Young

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    going to my local shop i found tomorrow to see if they price match...
     
  16. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    :anonymous: mine ships on Tues :woot:
     
  17. Dcpsychobilly

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    You can't just adjust it/tighten it?

    And I been wanting a Scx10 but need to get rid of the slash to fund that purchase. Anyone want a slash :D
     
  18. colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    what kind of street cars do yall have? been looking at cars since I already have 4 off road RCs. I really like the Traxxas XO-1, but i'm not sure I want a 1/5 scale.
     
  19. FearNothing321

    FearNothing321 Do you know Tyler Durden?

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  20. colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    ooooooohhhh

    their cars live up to the reputation of their trucks?
     
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