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Old 05-26-2010, 07:40 PM   #841
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Default 3PK, Berg, Torquemaster and the Punk Dig +2

I'm a little confused. Actually have been most of my life! This is my first crawler. I have just completed the build and everything is wired: Two 45T cheap brushed motors (RC4WD), Holmes Torquemaster, and a Punk Dig +2. For the time being I will be using a 3S 2200mAh LiPo glommed from one of my helis...waiting for two bats to come from the Krawler Hobbies 20% off deal.

I have programmed nothing and have yet to throw power to anything. What I'm trying to say here is how to get ch3 on the 3PK to do it's thing for me. I have gone over several of your vids but keep getting insecure feelings because they are focused on the 4PK. For the time being, getting the ch3 knob on the right side of the TX to go three way is all I'm after: Center off, left rear, right front or something like that. Utimately I'm reluctant to do anything due to a lack of documentation on the Punk Dig.

Hope I've explained myself well enough!
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Old 05-26-2010, 07:43 PM   #842
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I'm a little confused. Actually have been most of my life! This is my first crawler. I have just completed the build and everything is wired: Two 45T cheap brushed motors (RC4WD), Holmes Torquemaster, and a Punk Dig +2. For the time being I will be using a 3S 2200mAh LiPo glommed from one of my helis...waiting for two bats to come from the Krawler Hobbies 20% off deal.

I have programmed nothing and have yet to throw power to anything. What I'm trying to say here is how to get ch3 on the 3PK to do it's thing for me. I have gone over several of your vids but keep getting insecure feelings because they are focused on the 4PK. For the time being, getting the ch3 knob on the right side of the TX to go three way is all I'm after: Center off, left rear, right front or something like that. Utimately I'm reluctant to do anything due to a lack of documentation on the Punk Dig.

Hope I've explained myself well enough!
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Old 05-26-2010, 08:28 PM   #843
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Good deal! That seems easy enough. Sometimes it takes a smack in the face to get me going. Do you have any idea how much EPA will be needed to actuate the Punk Dig? It's easy enough to experiment but am curious if there is a good value to start with. 5 seems low but this is not a "mechanical" switch so maybe it is enough.

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Good deal! That seems easy enough. Sometimes it takes a smack in the face to get me going. Do you have any idea how much EPA will be needed to actuate the Punk Dig? It's easy enough to experiment but am curious if there is a good value to start with. 5 seems low but this is not a "mechanical" switch so maybe it is enough.

Thanks again.
I believe for the Punk dig you need to keep it at 100%
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Old 05-26-2010, 09:09 PM   #845
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I believe for the Punk dig you need to keep it at 100%
Got it. I think I will start at 75 and work my way up.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:51 AM   #846
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Hardly,
I just switched to the new MOA setup. Works great.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:54 AM   #847
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Hardly,
I just switched to the new MOA setup. Works great.
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Slacker... Took you that long?
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Old 05-28-2010, 08:26 AM   #848
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Hey ,,been using your setups for a while now ,First the 3pos dig setup and now the original moa setup ,havent switched to the new setup yet .

Your setup instructions and vids are awesome ,makes life a lot easier .

I have a question about the new moa setup on a super .
I didnt see this anywhere but with the new setup can we have front and rear dig as well as the 4ws on a super ?
I just got my super juice up and running and I'm wondering if it would be better to set it up with 4ws or front and rear dig instead .
Or both if possible .
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Hey ,,been using your setups for a while now ,First the 3pos dig setup and now the original moa setup ,havent switched to the new setup yet .

Your setup instructions and vids are awesome ,makes life a lot easier .

I have a question about the new moa setup on a super .
I didnt see this anywhere but with the new setup can we have front and rear dig as well as the 4ws on a super ?
I just got my super juice up and running and I'm wondering if it would be better to set it up with 4ws or front and rear dig instead .
Or both if possible .
With the new super setup you can have front and rear dig as well as 4WS. You just have to control the 4WS independantly with Dials. Just setup one of the DT's or DL's to CH 4 and set the step value to about 20. You can adjust the step value to what you feel comfortable with but 20 seems about perfect.


And of course if you need more detailed instructions just yell and I'll get them posted ASAP with either pictures or video.
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With the new super setup you can have front and rear dig as well as 4WS. You just have to control the 4WS independantly with Dials. Just setup one of the DT's or DL's to CH 4 and set the step value to about 20. You can adjust the step value to what you feel comfortable with but 20 seems about perfect.


And of course if you need more detailed instructions just yell and I'll get them posted ASAP with either pictures or video.
Pics or vid would be great ,,I'll mess with it myself until then ,see if I can get it setup .
Thanks again .
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Pics or vid would be great ,,I'll mess with it myself until then ,see if I can get it setup .
Thanks again .
I already have it programmed, I may be able to shoot a quick video over lunch and upload it from my phone since my radio is in my Jeep.
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I have recently set up my creeper with rear steering and followed the setup link from the first page. The problem i am having is when I am in front steer only and i turn to the left the rear wheels turn slightly aswell (crab direction) so it is fighting me. It only does it to the left. And how do I set up rear steer only. Thanks Much!
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I have recently set up my creeper with rear steering and followed the setup link from the first page. The problem i am having is when I am in front steer only and i turn to the left the rear wheels turn slightly aswell (crab direction) so it is fighting me. It only does it to the left. And how do I set up rear steer only. Thanks Much!
It sounds like you have some mixing that isn't turning off. Does the 4th bar on the display move with respect to how you are seeing the rear wheels turn?

I would clear the model memory and start fresh.

As far as independant rear steer. Go to the Dial menu, set up one of the DT buttons to Ch4 with a 20 point step value. You can then control the rear steer independantly using the DT button you assigned.
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This is a new super class setup. The video goes through how to program it step by step. If you have any tweaks you would like to see then let me know.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY26rfFwlio
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Recently ordered up a 4PK from Corey @ rpphobby.com. I cannot tell you how helpful this thread has been, I have programmed many other radios, but without this thread for the 4PK, I would be insanely lost. Looking forward to learning more about the radio. Just gotta wire up the berg, and play with the badass features this radio offers. I must say, you can thank axial for coming out with the XR10, because that is what pushed me over the edge to buy it, I have been teetering, and wanting it, but that is what forced me to just do it.

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Recently ordered up a 4PK from Corey @ rpphobby.com. I cannot tell you how helpful this thread has been, I have programmed many other radios, but without this thread for the 4PK, I would be insanely lost. Looking forward to learning more about the radio.
Glad to hear it. If you need anything else please post up
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This is a new super class setup. The video goes through how to program it step by step. If you have any tweaks you would like to see then let me know.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY26rfFwlio
That was fast! Thanks Harley!!
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Any new news on the new Futaba goods Harley?
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Any new news on the new Futaba goods Harley?
Let me see what I can say and get back to you. Jason is in Cali at AWCC and i'm in Indy at the 24hr crawl but I'll call tomorrow.
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Let me see what I can say and get back to you. Jason is in Cali at AWCC and i'm in Indy at the 24hr crawl but I'll call tomorrow.
Yeah let me know. July is a 3 paycheck month for me . I'd like to get an XR-10 and a new radio if it becomes available.
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