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Post by Nicko1508 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 13:32

Hey guys, i am a complete noob at all this stuff, although i am not completely hopeless. I have a hsp bushless buggy, i run some 2s lipos in it with deans connectors and i have an imax b606 charger. I want to get into trails and crawling and mudding. But i have no idea. Ive been told th the axial wrait ir trail honcho will suit me well, but what cinnectors do they have. As i cant afford to buy new batteries, and i dont have a soldering iron,



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Post by boolean21 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 15:55

hi bro, great to see u here.... Smile

u can simply get the deans to tamiya adaptor and you can use the deans on the rtr wraith or the honcho... Smile



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Post by Nicko1508 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 16:31

Sick man thanks. Look about 10 bucks on eBay. Would i need female.or male adapter?

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Post by boolean21 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 16:55

Nicko1508 wrote:Sick man thanks. Look about 10 bucks on eBay. Would i need female.or male adapter?

should be cheaper than that, check out your local rc shop to see if they have them over there.

batteries usually comes with female connectors so that they will have lesser chance of shorting, check out your lipos to confirm, they should be female deans...

the axial rtr comes with male tamiya style plug... so you'll need a male deans to female tamiya adapter...
i'll try to upload a photo later of the adapter i'm using... Smile

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Post by Nicko1508 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 17:24

Awesome thanks alot. Is the adapter just easier then soldering?. Also I'm stuck between the wraith and honcho, I'm going to be using it for a little bashing and little jumps, but I got some creeks and rocks in te bush beside my house, what would you recommend out of the two?

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Post by Nicko1508 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 17:27

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/ol/B001GT18WI/ref=aw_d_ol

That looks about right

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Post by boolean21 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 20:05

Nicko1508 wrote:Awesome thanks alot. Is the adapter just easier then soldering?. Also I'm stuck between the wraith and honcho, I'm going to be using it for a little bashing and little jumps, but I got some creeks and rocks in te bush beside my house, what would you recommend out of the two?

Thanks again for all your help Smile
Hi bro, the wraith rtr has got 2.2 tires, would be better for rocks... but for trails, both are great crawlers... Smile

most importantly, follow your heart... Smile buy both!! Very Happy

Nicko1508 wrote:http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/ol/B001GT18WI/ref=aw_d_ol

That looks about right

ya bro, that's the one... i just checked and confirmed my adapter. Smile

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Post by Nicko1508 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 20:09

Awesome thanks so much for all your help!!!!!!!!

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Post by boolean21 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 20:11

Nicko1508 wrote:Awesome thanks so much for all your help!!!!!!!!
no worries bro... Smile

do remember to post some pics in the member's rigs section when you got your crawler! Very Happy

you can also post some pics of your buggy too... Smile

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Post by Nicko1508 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 20:13

Will do

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Post by RTECH on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 20:16

cheers Our friendly neighbourhood Boopek have save the day again!
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Post by qks57 on Fri 28 Oct 2011 - 22:52

well if need be i can change the connectors.. i have all the soldering equipment. Smile
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Post by Nicko1508 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 5:38

AAmazingly ii found an adapter that is deans mail to tamiya female connected to my old charger. Will that work on my axial honcho which I've decided to get. Also how do you go about water prpffing the trail honcho

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Post by boolean21 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 7:43

Nicko1508 wrote:AAmazingly ii found an adapter that is deans mail to tamiya female connected to my old charger. Will that work on my axial honcho which I've decided to get. Also how do you go about water prpffing the trail honcho
Hi bro, yeah, that will work.... Smile

For waterproofing, easiest way is to balloon the receiver and the light unit small pcb, grease the output shaft of the servo, and for the esc, either put it into a container and seal it up, or like what some of us do, waterproof it using NEUTRAL CURE SILICONE.

Can check out some of the threads I post here on waterproofing... Smile

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Post by Nicko1508 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 9:33

I'm going to try and water proof my buggy just for practise. I have plenty of small plastic container and some marine grease.what does balloon the reciever mean?. Do I cut wholes in the plastic container for the wires? Then seal them off with something?

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Post by boolean21 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 11:43

Bro, you can just seal with silicone or hot glue... Smile

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Post by Nicko1508 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 12:27

hot glue? got plenty of that shit, what do i cover on the esc

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Post by Nicko1508 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 12:27

just like the wholes in the plastic around the chords

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Post by boolean21 on Sun 30 Oct 2011 - 13:06

Nicko1508 wrote:just like the wholes in the plastic around the chords
Put the esc in a container, drill some holes to let the cables out, and seal up the container and holed.... Check putt the thread where I did the waterproofing initially, the one with a container...

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