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Forum: Castle Creations 06.14.2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,794
Posted By Dr_T
Awesome Patrick! I was kinda getting bored with...

Awesome Patrick! I was kinda getting bored with the mere 9.5 HP my XLX is handling, so good to know it can be pushed some more :). Keep up the good work!
Forum: Castle Creations 05.03.2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
Yeah, I guess so. I was getting over-excited...

Yeah, I guess so. I was getting over-excited based on the timing of this release and specifically mentioning XLX after all the debate going on.

Just did another quick run with the LBP5898-1100kv...
Forum: Brushless 05.03.2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,121
Posted By Dr_T
Hi Florianz, I hope you don't mind if I post this...

Hi Florianz, I hope you don't mind if I post this in your thread, I thought it could be useful for anyone researching TP Power motors.

I got another loose motor shaft on one of my TP56xx motors....
Forum: Castle Creations 05.03.2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
Hi guys, it seems there isn't any change in the...

Hi guys, it seems there isn't any change in the firmware, as it is still v1.72 released 11/10/2015, see below... so not sure why that was listed in the Link update.

I ran my XLX ESC a bit in a 10...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.29.2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
Seems last Monday a Castle Link update was...

Seems last Monday a Castle Link update was released, with "Added initial production firmware for the Mamba XL X": http://www.castlecreations.com/downloads/srh-castle_link.html. I'm installing now and...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.21.2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
More infos:...

More infos: http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric-road/940125-castle-xlx-vs-xl2.html

Hoping to see the Castle crew shedding some light on this for us soon.
Forum: Castle Creations 04.17.2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
Interesting post Phil, thanks for sharing here;...

Interesting post Phil, thanks for sharing here; from your experience and 0verkill's it seems the MMX is limited to around 150A though? Which on 6S is still enough to get to 100+mph in an 1/8 scale,...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.16.2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
Thanks for posting Phil, curious what's going on...

Thanks for posting Phil, curious what's going on here. If it's really a deliberate firmware restriction, I'm hoping Castle will end up adding a Tesla-like "use at own risk" ludicrous, or berserko...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.12.2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,012
Posted By Dr_T
Patrick, is that a new feature / has it been...

Patrick, is that a new feature / has it been changed with the X series compared to XL2 and the previous Mamba Monsters? Can you please explain a bit more on what parameters (Voltage, Current, also...
Forum: Buggy 04.12.2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 32,664
Posted By Dr_T
Awesome spot! Hope they don't work too fast so it...

Awesome spot! Hope they don't work too fast so it stays closed for a while :).

Looks to be running pretty good, right? You think there's still room to up the gearing or wanna wait for Summer temps...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.06.2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,460
Posted By Dr_T
The acceleration difference between motor shaft...

The acceleration difference between motor shaft and bearing balls (wtf did I just say, lol) is an interesting aspect, never looked at it like that.
Forum: Buggy 04.05.2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 32,664
Posted By Dr_T
I hereby officially nominate you for the most...

I hereby officially nominate you for the most air-flow of the year mod award Pokal :).

Very cool you got the 6Ah battery to fit; looking forward to video and GPS speed; you're raising the bar...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.05.2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,460
Posted By Dr_T
As long as "no-load kv" x applied Voltage does...

As long as "no-load kv" x applied Voltage does not exceed the motor's max RPM, revving unloaded for a bit shouldn't cause any problems, right?
Forum: Castle Creations 04.05.2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,675
Posted By Dr_T
Haven't had time to finish car yet, work/career...

Haven't had time to finish car yet, work/career ramping up at expense of playtime. Will get it up and running eventually and post results :).
Forum: Brushless 02.19.2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,121
Posted By Dr_T
Nice info! Inspired me to take comparison pic of...

Nice info! Inspired me to take comparison pic of the Leopard 58110-950 and a TP5670; Leopard has those loose windings too. The TP5670 in the pic is the one Lizard got from APS for his Slash; I...
Forum: Castle Creations 02.16.2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,675
Posted By Dr_T
Mine arrived from across the pond. Didn't...

Mine arrived from across the pond.

Didn't open it up to check the inside caps, but the new XLX front caps are 2x1500uF instead of the 2x680uF of the XL2. The integrated cappack is 4x820uF. So,...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.28.2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,675
Posted By Dr_T
8S. Slightly off-topic here, but the new MMX...

8S.

Slightly off-topic here, but the new MMX might have some Voltage overhead, Lizard's MMX factory bench log on it showed it was tested up to 32V input; that was without throttle though (see...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 67,859
Posted By Dr_T
Not so much firmware, but just a simple 8S...

Not so much firmware, but just a simple 8S version of the MMX.

Please don't make me buy a Hobbywing Max6 guys! :)
Forum: Castle Creations 01.25.2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,675
Posted By Dr_T
I ordered one from Tower last night, but it still...

I ordered one from Tower last night, but it still needs to board the plane to Germany. Thought about getting that new Toro Beast ESC, but reading how SkyRC seems to have screwed up the accompanying...
Forum: Castle Creations 01.13.2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dr_T
Swapped Rx and added an optically isolated servo...

Swapped Rx and added an optically isolated servo extension (thanks for the idea Lizard!) to see if that gets rid of the weird throttle glitches described above. To be continued, still need to test.
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Forum: Brushless 11.23.2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,943
Posted By Dr_T
This was very helpful advice! I used the shaft of...

This was very helpful advice! I used the shaft of the old rotor to guide the new one in through the front bearing and it worked great. After complaining about the clumsily cut shaft of the last...
Forum: Brushless 11.20.2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,943
Posted By Dr_T
Alright, replacement rotor came in! After...

Alright, replacement rotor came in!

After talking to APS (where I bought the motor) and the TP factory, the TP factory took full responsibility for my loose rotor and provided me with a...
Forum: Buggy 11.20.2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 32,664
Posted By Dr_T
Babies are for girls! j/k, I love my kids,...

Babies are for girls!

j/k, I love my kids, just wish they would sleep more when I do :D...
Forum: Buggy 11.16.2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 32,664
Posted By Dr_T
Those packs clearly are for babies :).

Those packs clearly are for babies :).
Forum: Buggy 11.16.2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 32,664
Posted By Dr_T
Thanks! So you added a piece of copper there? I...

Thanks! So you added a piece of copper there? I don't have a balcony, but I guess I can throw them out of the window :D.



Yeah, you're right, might not make so much difference in Resistance...
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