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Forum: Castle Creations 06.24.2017, 11:05 AM
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Posted By ta_man
Not any more. Now it is $91. (Plus $5 return...

Not any more. Now it is $91. (Plus $5 return shipping, plus the cost to ship there. Still, that less than a new Mamba X.)
Forum: Castle Creations 11.01.2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,403
Posted By ta_man
Umm... Not Quite... The Hobbywing 1/8th...

Umm... Not Quite...

The Hobbywing 1/8th scale XERUN G2 rotors also have separate magnets at the back of the rotor to assure accurate timing. Pic on their web site shows that. Though they don't...
Forum: Castle Creations 10.24.2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,403
Posted By ta_man
Yay! Solder Terminals!

Yay! Solder Terminals!
Forum: Castle Creations 06.08.2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,403
Posted By ta_man
Waiting for sensored. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

OK, found it: Patrick's post from 2010 that there was going to be a sensored version of the 1415.

In reposnse to this question:

Patrick wrote:
Forum: Castle Creations 05.23.2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,403
Posted By ta_man
Yes, wait and wait and wait... I'm not going...

Yes, wait and wait and wait...

I'm not going to attempt to find the post but when the Castle 1415 2400KV motor came out (what's that? 5 years ago?) Patrick said there would be a sensored version...
Forum: T/E Maxx Parts 04.29.2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,974
Posted By ta_man
Not sure if this would help, but there is a 166MM...

Not sure if this would help, but there is a 166MM driveshaft with a CVD coupling on one end and a ball/crosspin on the other that is made by Tekno RC:
...
Forum: Revo 12.08.2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,351
Posted By ta_man
Anodizing is not a "coat of paint" - it is an...

Anodizing is not a "coat of paint" - it is an electrolytically created layer of oxide on the surface of a part. The color is from a dye that is incorporated into the oxide layer. However this...
Forum: Brushless 06.30.2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,512
Posted By ta_man
Thank you! Now a question: The...

Thank you!

Now a question:

The announcement mentions being able to use sensored motors with "purchase of an optional Sensor Harness from Castle Creations."

...and lists "X Series Sensor...
Forum: T/E Maxx Parts 03.11.2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 28,926
Posted By ta_man
Those battery boxes look nice. Are they adaptable...

Those battery boxes look nice. Are they adaptable to other uses? Could you tell us internal and external dimensions and mounting point configuration?
Forum: T/E Maxx Parts 02.04.2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 28,926
Posted By ta_man
You can get most of the effect of square inside...

You can get most of the effect of square inside corners by moving the cutter a little into the corner on the lengthwise traverse, and backing it out again before the traverse across the width.

Is...
Forum: T/E Maxx Parts 02.02.2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 28,926
Posted By ta_man
Just one comment on battery trays: Please make...

Just one comment on battery trays: Please make them so they can accomodate packs that have square corners (some people do use hard case packs).

I had to pass up buying one of your trays because...
Forum: General Questions 01.02.2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,306
Posted By ta_man
My very first electric 1/8th scale was a GS Storm...

My very first electric 1/8th scale was a GS Storm with a motor mount I made myself and a brushed motor. The motor I used was a Kershaw "Revolver 950." I told Kershaw what I was planning to use it for...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.17.2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,872
Posted By ta_man
Yes I am in the USA. I don't think they are...

Yes I am in the USA.

I don't think they are parting out XO-1s as much as they used to so they may not have a plan for when they are going to do more. The chop shops tend to deal in new stuff that...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.12.2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,549
Posted By ta_man
Still kind of mind boggling that Castle is...

Still kind of mind boggling that Castle is charging more for factory replacements than Tekin for products that have a lower initial cost than the equivalent Tekin product. Still, there is a 1 year...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.09.2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,549
Posted By ta_man
With the previos pricing, Castle was effectively...

With the previos pricing, Castle was effectively selling replacements to existing customers for about the same pricing as they would be selling to distributors (give or take a little). Maybe the...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.08.2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,872
Posted By ta_man
They occasionally take apart 1717's and sell the...

They occasionally take apart 1717's and sell the parts if people ask. I didn't see any in their listings so I asked about them and they quoted me around $30 plus shipping for the front and rear...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.08.2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,549
Posted By ta_man
I just happened to be looking at this a few...

I just happened to be looking at this a few minutes ago and saw these new prices. I came here to comment on it and found someone else has already done so. I am flabergasted.

The thing that makes...
Forum: General Discussion 07.26.2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,911
Posted By ta_man
Anyone? BTW, it doesn't have to have a blown...

Anyone? BTW, it doesn't have to have a blown bearing.:lol:
Forum: General Discussion 05.29.2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,609
Posted By ta_man
Try "Jenny's RC Sport" on eBay. They occasionally...

Try "Jenny's RC Sport" on eBay. They occasionally part out Traxxas 1717 motors.
Forum: Castle Creations 03.14.2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,975
Posted By ta_man
No Switch

Anybody else notice this thing doesn't come with a switch? The quick start tells you to callibrate to your radio by holding full throttle and plugging in a battery. I could do that if I was a Motie...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.02.2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By ta_man
The situation you described has happened before...

The situation you described has happened before with the 4MM bullets. I have about a dozen or more of their 4MM bullets that, when compressed to minimum dimension with pliers, measure bigger (with a...
Forum: Castle Creations 12.30.2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,598
Posted By ta_man
Tower has that in stock and they ship to Germany.

Tower has that in stock and they ship to Germany.
Forum: General Discussion 12.28.2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By ta_man
You can now get 8000 to 10000 2S packs. ...

You can now get 8000 to 10000 2S packs.

Alternatively, choose a motor that has a peak RPM that is about 60% of your current peak RPM. Being lower KV, it will draw less current and give you the...
Forum: General Electric 12.20.2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,773
Posted By ta_man
7.8V is for a 2S pack. For a 5S pack it would be...

7.8V is for a 2S pack. For a 5S pack it would be about 19.5V.

To the original poster:

If the battery is already above 19.5V resting voltage, you should discharge it somewhat. I can't really...
Forum: Novak 12.03.2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,512
Posted By ta_man
Hobbwing SCT Pro for $90. Runs sensored...

Hobbwing SCT Pro for $90.

Runs sensored motors and up to 4S with a switching BEC, so in most situations, no need for an external BEC.

http://www.falconsekido.com/products/xerun-sct-pro-esc-blue
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