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    14th January 2018, 12:11
    maddox10 replied to a thread ESC recommendations in Heavyweights
    60A is a tad low for our application. But with the right shock mounting, those could be usable.
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    13th January 2018, 19:55
    maddox10 replied to a thread ESC recommendations in Heavyweights
    If cost is a hindrance, start smaller. A heavy will cost you a 2de hand car in the run of a few years. It ain't a cheap hobby. On the other hand, it's a very satisfying hobby that will boost your...
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    12th January 2018, 23:40
    maddox10 replied to a thread ESC recommendations in Heavyweights
    What do you call cheap? ESC's that are difficult to control? Lacking fine control, making the machine unsteerable? Or blowing up every fight some demand is placed upon them? A good ESC is...
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    12th January 2018, 07:33
    Theo, for all classes, most LiPo's are approved by the FRA and subsequently the event organisers. Team RCC used 5000mAh and 8000mAh "el cheapo" Hobbyking LiPo's in Bullfrog, and never had any...
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    10th January 2018, 14:37
    maddox10 replied to a thread ESC recommendations in Heavyweights
    That is a heap of capacitators... Don't believe that will fair well in our mechanical gladiators. I agree with Gary. Buy cheap is to buy a lot more. And still end up with one of the more...
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    9th January 2018, 15:56
    The big teeth that do the work destroying the opponents. A Monoblock spare disk is a good plan. I think you'll need it. On the gear-rings. I hope you will do the spare disk with full length...
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    9th January 2018, 15:13
    I have to admit. Impressive in total, but I'm not so happy on the welds. Especialy the ones for the teeth scare me.
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    3rd January 2018, 20:53
    maddox10 replied to a thread Force for a lifter in Heavyweights
    50 kg on top of the front lifting plate. So, with a 200kg Linak you can topple an opponent with a 3-1 leverage. (I use gutfeeling and distract mechanical losses)
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    2nd January 2018, 14:48
    According the picture it's a standard Viper and has 1 channel, unlike the older brother, the Sidewinder, what had 2 channels.
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