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Forum: Castle Creations 08.17.2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,349
Posted By kvrc
Patrick Tekin says you can set the initial timing...

Patrick Tekin says you can set the initial timing just like the mambas in sensorless. Then they say you can also choose a certain amount more timing to come in at a pre set rpm to give a power boost...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.16.2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,349
Posted By kvrc
No it is not the same. Tekin does this while the...

No it is not the same. Tekin does this while the motor is in a sensorless mode, in fact you can use this feature with sensorless motors. That is why they say the motor can run cooler and still give...
Forum: Castle Creations 12.22.2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,749
Posted By kvrc
Patrick I am confused. My mamba max is in a 1/8...

Patrick I am confused. My mamba max is in a 1/8 scale using a bec. Can I plug the "computer end" of my usb cord into the card and the other end into the esc, plug in my main battery and make the...
Forum: Castle Creations 12.21.2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,749
Posted By kvrc
Why would I need to plug in at the receiver...

Why would I need to plug in at the receiver outlet when the card has a place to plug in my usb cable? I just want to know if I can simply plug in any battery even a 2s then plug in my usb and make...
Forum: Castle Creations 12.20.2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,749
Posted By kvrc
I have a question for someone from castle. After...

I have a question for someone from castle. After reading the instructions shown on the back of the device it appears in some cases you need a separate power source for some applications.
I have a...
Forum: Castle Creations 08.18.2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 111,523
Posted By kvrc
it looks like 12 ga wire, can anyone confirm that?

it looks like 12 ga wire, can anyone confirm that?
Forum: Buggy 07.06.2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,836
Posted By kvrc
semi pro no i am not a hater just a realist. yes...

semi pro no i am not a hater just a realist. yes you have spent a lot of money buying various lightweight parts that the cars i have weighed didnt have but we are talking about almost a pound here...
Forum: Buggy 07.05.2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,836
Posted By kvrc
speedy....you are using a 4100 pack and that will...

speedy....you are using a 4100 pack and that will save about 3oz. over what most 4s guys use to race with.
are you weighing your car with those onroad tires in your signature pic? you always have...
Forum: Buggy 07.04.2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,836
Posted By kvrc
you say the car ready to run is about 6.5lbs? i...

you say the car ready to run is about 6.5lbs? i have weighed many losi 8 b cars all with 4s 5000 lipos and all are no frill race ready cars.
the lightest one i weighed was at 7.9 lbs and that was...
Forum: Brushless 03.28.2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,067
Posted By kvrc
i run a 36 60 2000 in my buggy that has the same...

i run a 36 60 2000 in my buggy that has the same diff ratio as the losi. i run a 14/44 combo and my buggy really goes well as far as i am concerned.
i only race it so controllable power is what i...
Forum: Castle Creations 03.28.2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,224
Posted By kvrc
mamba max and 17.5 stock motors

i know when the stock 17.5 brushless motors first came around the mamba max escs really couldn't run the motors without a lot of cogging.
since castle has had some program upgrades that have made...
Forum: Brushless 03.19.2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,964
Posted By kvrc
yes the medusa motors dont flow air internally. i...

yes the medusa motors dont flow air internally. i had mine on the bench with an incence smoker and the smoke didnt blow around at all. i didnt really rev it up since it was unloaded but gave it...
Forum: Brushless 03.18.2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,964
Posted By kvrc
when i talked to jeff from medusa he said to go...

when i talked to jeff from medusa he said to go ahead and tape up all the holes if you feel you will be getting any dirt in the motor. the motor dosent actually flow any air internally anyways.
Forum: Buggy 03.08.2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By kvrc
i use the 36 60 2000 motor in my buggy on 4s and...

i use the 36 60 2000 motor in my buggy on 4s and it has the 43/13 diffs. i am racing it on a smaller indoor track and using a 14/44 setup. it has really good power and runs cool at 110 after a 5...
Forum: Castle Creations 03.03.2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 103,924
Posted By kvrc
mr min i am not just posting my experience but...

mr min i am not just posting my experience but that of about 10+ people who actually race 1/8 buggys. i still find it funny that the wimpy mamba max can handle pretty powerful motors on 4s with no...
Forum: Castle Creations 03.03.2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 103,924
Posted By kvrc
[QUOTE=lincpimp;266433]Good advice... ...

[QUOTE=lincpimp;266433]Good advice...

Zippys are compareable to maxamps (performace, not price).

with all due respect i dont think that is an accurate statement. myself and many of my...
Forum: Brushless 02.26.2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,787
Posted By kvrc
medusa put that stub shaft on there so the plane...

medusa put that stub shaft on there so the plane and heli guys can mount a fan type deal to draw air over the can. they will have the custom fan avalable soon from what the owner told me.
Forum: Castle Creations 10.25.2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By kvrc
if you miss on the gearing it will overheat the...

if you miss on the gearing it will overheat the motor. and since you arent using the novak esc that shuts down the system you will end up with a round paperweight. novak motors have a very narrow...
Forum: Brushless 10.21.2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,537
Posted By kvrc
no matter where you end up gearing it at dont...

no matter where you end up gearing it at dont remove the fans unless you are running in very cool outside temps. i guess if it is around 55f or less where you are running it then i can see it not...
Forum: Brushless 10.20.2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,537
Posted By kvrc
what buggy are you running? if it is anything but...

what buggy are you running? if it is anything but an associated then you are way overgeared. you should be at 10/46 or if you had an associated maybee 12 / 46. i am amazed that your motor and esc...
Forum: Novak 10.05.2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,467
Posted By kvrc
pinkpanda....the hv 4400 motor ia just a 6.5...

pinkpanda....the hv 4400 motor ia just a 6.5 motor with a bonded rotor. if you add a sintered rotor to it you will have a 6.5 except for the ridded endcaps.
Forum: Castle Creations 10.03.2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,072
Posted By kvrc
i would advise against using a speed calculator...

i would advise against using a speed calculator to determine what gear to run. if you are overgeared now going down 1 pinion wont hurt your top speed compared what it is running now. most likely it...
Forum: Castle Creations 09.15.2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,305
Posted By kvrc
you also have to remember that without using the...

you also have to remember that without using the novak esc you cant have the temp sensor working. i am sure novak uses the sensor because they know how much heat is too much.
Forum: Brushless 08.24.2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,572
Posted By kvrc
yes.

yes.
Forum: Castle Creations 05.17.2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,500
Posted By kvrc
griffinru or anyone else who has good knowledge...

griffinru or anyone else who has good knowledge of caps. will the abve cap be a good choice for any rc esc application assuming the battery is under 25V? also do you think using 2 instead of 1 will...
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