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Forum: HPI Savage 12.20.2009, 04:10 PM
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Posted By scarletboa
well, if my savage was as heavily upgraded as...

well, if my savage was as heavily upgraded as yours, i would have done what you did except i would have gone with castle and gotten the MMM combo. my nitro savage was bone stock though and the used...
Forum: HPI Savage 12.02.2009, 01:53 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
i came to a realization that i want insane,...

i came to a realization that i want insane, uncontrollable power and my KB motors will never achieve it. they are too slow and they are cheap and will run hot if i try to run them like a castle/neu...
Forum: HPI Savage 10.29.2009, 12:04 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
quick update. i finally caved and got a...

quick update.

i finally caved and got a MMM. i am actually glad that i got it because the programming is nice and easy, yet there is so much you can do.

i ran it for a good 10 minutes in 1st...
Forum: HPI Savage 07.09.2009, 07:11 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
yes, it will be fine. i have that same charger...

yes, it will be fine. i have that same charger and i love it.
Forum: HPI Savage 07.08.2009, 02:52 PM
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Posted By scarletboa
i just re-read your post and you want AT LEAST...

i just re-read your post and you want AT LEAST 5000mah packs if you are going to use 20c packs with the CC/NEU motor. it is only $30 for a 20c 3s 5000mah pack from hobbycity. it is labeled as 15c,...
Forum: HPI Savage 07.03.2009, 03:22 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
update on my savage: i finally got a proper...

update on my savage:

i finally got a proper esc for my savage. i got the EZrun 150a esc. soldering the 10ga wire with 4mm bullet plugs was a bitch, but i borrowed a more powerful soldering gun and...
Forum: HPI Savage 06.23.2009, 02:08 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
naynay, you should be fine with the turnigy 15c...

naynay, you should be fine with the turnigy 15c (actually 20c-30c) packs. just don't gear too high.

update on my savage:

the esc is now toast due to physical damage. i didn't have it secured...
Forum: HPI Savage 06.04.2009, 02:00 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
the cc2200kv motor is rated as a 120a motor,...

the cc2200kv motor is rated as a 120a motor, meaning that 125a or higher constant rate batteries are ideal. my KB45-8xl motor is rated as a 150a motor and so far, the batteries mentioned earlier are...
Forum: HPI Savage 05.31.2009, 06:26 PM
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Posted By scarletboa
the reason that i recommend a lower gearing is...

the reason that i recommend a lower gearing is that the flux tranny has the same gear ratio as the nitro tranny in 1st gear. when the nitro tranny hits 2nd gear, it gains a ton of speed.
Forum: HPI Savage 05.30.2009, 06:56 PM
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Posted By scarletboa
the zippy 5000mah 25c packs are the ones i'm...

the zippy 5000mah 25c packs are the ones i'm using and even with the monster motor i'm using, the batteries don't even heat up to 100F. if you don't mind the extra weight or extra money, get the...
Forum: HPI Savage 05.27.2009, 12:00 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
my gearing is 18/47. it is geared pretty low in...

my gearing is 18/47. it is geared pretty low in first gear. when it hits 2nd gear, it gains a bunch of speed. if you do use a feigao xl, i recommend the 10xl on 6s lipo. it will run cool compared to...
Forum: HPI Savage 05.26.2009, 03:01 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
yes, it is the supersimple esc. i loosened...

yes, it is the supersimple esc.

i loosened up my gear mesh and it ran consistantly at 145F. half throttle will violently flip the truck over. if it had a wheely bar, it would do standing...
Forum: HPI Savage 05.24.2009, 03:33 AM
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Posted By scarletboa
i got a rough prototype running today. i mounted...

i got a rough prototype running today. i mounted the motor mount, the $30 esc i got from hobbycity, 2 25c 5000mah 3s lipos in series, and the KB motor. i plugged it in and i got no response. i then...
Forum: HPI Savage 05.15.2009, 11:17 AM
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Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
i took the front endbell off the motor and found...

i took the front endbell off the motor and found a few small pieces of magnet on the front of the rotor. i was unable to take the rotor out for some reason. i put the endbell back on and hooked my...
Forum: HPI Savage 05.07.2009, 08:10 PM
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Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
i got my zippy 5000mah 25c 3s packs today. i...

i got my zippy 5000mah 25c 3s packs today. i tried to fit them in my rustler and they were too wide. as far as mounting them on my savage, i'm thinking about getting an aluminum plate that is a...
Forum: HPI Savage 04.10.2009, 05:31 PM
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Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
update: i got the motor in today along with...

update:

i got the motor in today along with the pinion gear and the motor is massive. it must weigh a pound. i compared it to my dented vxl motor and it must weight 3 times more than the little...
Forum: HPI Savage 04.10.2009, 01:09 AM
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Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
whats OSE? the original owner of the motor...

whats OSE?

the original owner of the motor hasn't told me how he did it, but i think it could be done by using a dremel while spinning the motor using an ESC. i will let you know how i like the...
Forum: HPI Savage 04.09.2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
i picked out my batteries finally. i'm getting 2...

i picked out my batteries finally. i'm getting 2 5000mah 25c 3s zippy flightmax lipos to wire in series. i am getting them and the motor mount at the same time from kershaw designs. he bought the...
Forum: HPI Savage 04.05.2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
alright, i have made the first step in converting...

alright, i have made the first step in converting my savage. i bought a used KB45-8xl motor. the original owner grinded the shaft down to 5mm so normal 5mm mod pinions will fit it.

this is was...
Forum: HPI Savage 03.19.2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
has anyone tried mounting the flux battery boxes...

has anyone tried mounting the flux battery boxes on a standard x chassis? i might just do that instead of getting the xl chassis plates.
Forum: HPI Savage 03.19.2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
i've heard of issues with the direct drives that...

i've heard of issues with the direct drives that kershaw is selling, but i've heard nothing but praise about their motor mount.
Forum: HPI Savage 03.16.2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
what's wrong with the kershaw mount? i haven't...

what's wrong with the kershaw mount? i haven't heard of anyone complaining about it before. the mount is a quarter inch thick!

also, i would like to mount the batteries inside the TVPs under the...
Forum: HPI Savage 03.16.2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,273
Posted By scarletboa
going brushless (savage x 4.6)

i have made a decision. nitros only run right in the winter where i live and i want to be able to get full performance year round. i am sick of constently tuning and paying $40+ per gallon of nitro...
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