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Official Keystone RC thread

Discussion in 'PA- Keystone Cruisers' started by caz, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. jamarquardt22

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    I don't know what this is. RC plane, drone, copter? I always thought they were neet but never had one. I just watched a youtube video of a jet doing over 450mph!
     
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    fokker dr.1
    of manfred von richthofen's jg1 fame.....aka the red baron.

    looking to pick up one of parkzones albatros as well.
     
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    Those Tri Wings were sweet. Nothing but wood and canvas.
     
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    So who had to add a glitch buster (capacitor) or a BEC to run a upgraded steering servo?

    What RC did you add it to?
     
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    Well I added a BEC to my trailfinder 2 when I installed my winch. Personally I don’t think you will need one with just a upgraded steering Servo.

    I want to correct my Servo choice from earlier. I am running hytec 645mg. I have one in a axial wraith with a stock traxxas speed control 55 turn motor, no winch, no lights and no glitching.

    I know the traxxas has more servos for the two speed like my tf2. My tf2 has been glitching the past couple of times I have run it, but I think the Servo is the cause because of my own doing from trying to waterproof it with grease.

    Hope that all made sense haha
     
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    No BEC for my SCX10-2 or TRX4, both with upgraded steering servos, and no issues at all.
     
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    I fixed my broken axle shaft this weekend. I was pleased to find that my eBay Chinese purchase is indeed a complete (aluminum housing) clone of the Axial axle, so the upgraded axle shafts I ordered fit right in.

    The only complaint I have with them is that they obviously have never heard of Ackerman angles..

    I recommend these axles, they are awesome!

    Also found that the current servo I am running is not the one I thought!

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    I've still been tinkering:

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    Brass portals. Going for a lower cog or did somthing break.
     
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    caz Keystone Cruisers SILVER Star

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    Bought a sub $20 mini drone for my youngest son for Christmas. It has turned out to be a really good purchase and the boys have been having a blast! My oldest son just spent his hard-earned allowance on one of his own.

    These things are pretty cool. They have ample replacement parts - you could rebuild it from parts that are available. You can order mini FPV cameras and headsets to use with them - was actually thinking about using the equipment from these to try on my crawler!

    The boys have been experimenting with building Lego stuff to stick on them. They have come up with some pretty cool Star Wars looking designs!

    Here is where I bought them.

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    In case you need to jump an obstacle... 2:25

     
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    I finally got around to finishing my vacuumed former. I did not let the plastic get hot enough. And The bed blank did not hold up so it did not turn out good. But overall I'm happy to have a beater body. Now time to paint it and make body mounts.

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    Funny, we have exactly the same stove with a jar of kitchen utensils immediately to the left also... Thought I was looking at my own kitchen.
     
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    So not on the same level, but I can say I am part of the RC club lol
    I was at my parents place this weekend and I was going through some of my old Toys and came across my old RC car that I thought was long gone.

    I received this for my 14th Birthday Day
    So its 4wd, just no low range or solid axles

    I remember why I packed it away, few things went wrong.
    First being it was fun to jump but couldn't handle the landing....
    Broken Front Shock Tower
    Broken Rear Shock Tower

    Then the resistor for the speed control disintegrate

    The tires were starting to go bald, and being a young stupid kid thinking I could fix everything....
    I took tires I had from another RC car I had that was dead cut them up and tried to glue them on

    Sort of worked but the car would skid everywhere...

    So with the itch of wanting to get back to the RC world, I brought this sucker home, I have ordered aluminum shock towers, I have a set of original design tires on the way, and ordered a different set with different wheels.

    Just need to find the resistor now and I should be good to go.
    I am thinking of finding a Toyota Trophy Truck body to put on it.
     
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