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Forum: Castle Creations 02.04.2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By magicald
I tried it without the red wire with battery...

I tried it without the red wire with battery attached. It doesn't matter...the ESC is dead.
Forum: Castle Creations 02.03.2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,884
Posted By magicald
Well, spoke to Tom at CC tech support today and...

Well, spoke to Tom at CC tech support today and he felt like it's the ESC...so it's a waiting game for my replacement to arrive, none in stock at the moment...he also checked on my replacement MMMV3...
Forum: Castle Creations 02.02.2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,884
Posted By magicald
I just got home and hook my battery to it, but no...

I just got home and hook my battery to it, but no luck...same thing. Plus this wouldn't make since as I haven't had to do this before.



I tried different USB cable and different laptop...no...
Forum: Castle Creations 02.02.2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,274
Posted By magicald
here's the info I found on spark arrestor...

here's the info I found on spark arrestor resistors

http://scriptasylum.com/rc_speed/nospark.html

http://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/t547501p1/

They seem to suggest keeping it hooked up and...
Forum: Castle Creations 02.02.2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
yeah my overall problem with start up cogging may...

yeah my overall problem with start up cogging may be my gearing; however, all testing has stopped now that my ESC is Bricked after trying to update the firmware...have to call CC tech today, but I...
Forum: Castle Creations 02.01.2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,884
Posted By magicald
Bricked XL2???

So I was testing different Firmwares on my new XL2 tonight which has a total of less than 5 minutes on it, when my Castle link software popped up a dialog box of death stating "the update couldn't...
Forum: Castle Creations 02.01.2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Well...got my new batteries and nothing but let...

Well...got my new batteries and nothing but let downs and disappointment!!!

My muggy cogs worse with new TP G6 65C batteries!! About the same on the newest firmware. I was only able to drive a...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.30.2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Wow, just for giggles I downgraded my firmware to...

Wow, just for giggles I downgraded my firmware to 1.24 (oldest available) and cogging is much, much less barely noticeable much like what it was with my old MMM!!! Its funny because the logo on the...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.30.2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Nice to see that at least your data didn't seem...

Nice to see that at least your data didn't seem to change much with sampling rate.

I know you pulling a lot less amps, but we are not comparing apples to apples. I know they almost weigh the same...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.29.2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Thanks for the update...I agree, numbers are not...

Thanks for the update...I agree, numbers are not that much different.

I really want to see your Revo data and how it turns out. I'm still waiting on my new Battery, I also got some 17mm hubs to...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.28.2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Thanks, I've spent a lot of time on this thing. ...

Thanks, I've spent a lot of time on this thing.

I do need a receiver box.

I just hope my new battery fixes the cogging...I think it will, it reminds me of when i tried the stock nimh pack with...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.28.2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
A few quick pics...sorry for the phone quality...

A few quick pics...sorry for the phone quality images

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/magicald_223/muggy/IMG_0098.jpg

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/magicald_223/muggy/IMG_0099.jpg
Forum: Castle Creations 01.27.2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
I don't have enough male 8mm bullets to try my...

I don't have enough male 8mm bullets to try my 1521 motor, it would be too much trouble to swap them from my 1717.

Any other ideas to test my 1717? I don't have another rig to try it in...I read...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.27.2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
So I was bored tonight, waiting on my new battery...

So I was bored tonight, waiting on my new battery to arrive (which will hopefully solve my start cogging problem) so I decided to log a run with only the load of the drivetrain - wheels off the...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.26.2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Thanks for the input Mike. I have went with my...

Thanks for the input Mike. I have went with my gut and ordered a new TP g6 65C 6S battery...why I keep going back to this is that the hyperion I have is used...I'm not sure how old it is, but I've...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Sorry, forgot to ask Mike, what log sampling rate...

Sorry, forgot to ask Mike, what log sampling rate do you suggest?
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,274
Posted By magicald
Series or parallel?

Series or parallel?
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
The logging is set at default (I'll have to hook...

The logging is set at default (I'll have to hook it up and check).

All other settings are at default... No punch control and radio is set on linear with no end points.

What's the best setting...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,274
Posted By magicald
What ohm resistor are you guys using...placed in...

What ohm resistor are you guys using...placed in series with the positive side or parallel? I think XPS sells one...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Anything is possible, but I literally have 5 runs...

Anything is possible, but I literally have 5 runs total on this motor which was purchased new from CC...over the past 6 months I have completely rebuilt my muggy from the ground up off of an IRC...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Oh, my motor wires stayed cool with the Mamba XL...

Oh, my motor wires stayed cool with the Mamba XL - I've shortened the wires as much as I can while still including the 8mm bullets..

Again, motor and ESC and wires stayed cool though it was a...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
So overall, it looks like my numbers are not...

So overall, it looks like my numbers are not horrible...but again I'm concerned about the start up cogging...my wheels/tires may be the issue, so I'll put the stock wheels and tires back on and try...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
Yeah, forgot to include that I'm using huge...

Yeah, forgot to include that I'm using huge wheels and tires - 55 series Cen snipers...this is probably really screwing up my gearing. They really are not much heavier than stock muggy.

I'll have...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
My gearing is not radical for an E-muggy, again...

My gearing is not radical for an E-muggy, again 17T pinion and 48T spur...I was using 16T with the MMM though my motor wires would heat up more than anything else...the 1717 is fairly large in the...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,586
Posted By magicald
When I look at the graph for maximum ripple the...

When I look at the graph for maximum ripple the voltage is 24.1, so calculated ripple is 8.0, which is still reasonable...I'm worried about the cogging...I just have a feeling my lipo has gotten old?...
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