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Old 04-20-2015, 08:20 PM   #261
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JB, have you got a photo of your battery mount?

I secured the battery mount with a screw into the link mount. The screw is covered with the Velcro.


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Old 04-20-2015, 10:45 PM   #262
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Here's a better picture showing it mounted to the link mount

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Old 11-20-2015, 01:07 AM   #263
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It's been a very long time without an update. I have been so incredibly happy with my set up that I don't change a thing. The parts that I get from RcBro are top notch. Over the last year and a half the only thing I have changed is I got some new RcBro carbon fiber wheels that look sweet. Here are some photos from our comp over the weekend.












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Old 11-20-2015, 10:32 AM   #264
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Looking good dude!
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Old 11-20-2015, 05:05 PM   #265
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That's funny, I was just looking through this thread last night before you posted. Brings back some great memories of working on this beast of a crawler! I miss being roomies haha

Now we need to build you a sporty!!!
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:41 PM   #266
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That's funny, I was just looking through this thread last night before you posted. Brings back some great memories of working on this beast of a crawler! I miss being roomies haha

Now we need to build you a sporty!!!
I miss the good old days of being roomies and working on crawlers. Im hoping when I get my taxes I can pick up a sporty.
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Old 01-16-2017, 10:40 AM   #267
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Any updates, butt head?

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Old 01-23-2017, 09:25 PM   #268
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This was such a cool read! Nice build thread any updates?
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Old 11-24-2019, 04:47 PM   #269
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Wow itís been along time since Iíve done an update. I went years with very little changes and it became time to replace some parts due to natural wear and tear.I needed new speed controllers and motors so I feel the only option was ordering some Homes Hobbieís ESCís and 400 13T puller motors.
In the meantime ordering some new parts I was able to get my hands on a set of aluminum fighter axles. Man these things are gorgeous. I decided to use the aluminum fighter rear axle. The overall width was narrower than my current set up which I didnít like. This is where I had Tom make me some new tubes so I can have my overall width back. Tom can add the technical detail about the tubes, but they are sweet and holding up.
The only other change that I can think of is I gave up on the 7075 aluminum lower links and went back to titanium links. I was consistently bending the lower aluminum links which was getting old.
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Old 11-24-2019, 10:04 PM   #270
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Looks good! What bearing did you fit in the end of the new tubes?
Double snap ring for retainers or...?
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Old 11-25-2019, 09:07 PM   #271
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Looks good! What bearing did you fit in the end of the new tubes?
Double snap ring for retainers or...?
I pressed in brass stock for bushings.... No bearing.

We will see how it holds up.

Since the tube threads into the gear case, you install the axle shaft into the tube, then thread into the gear case.
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Old 11-25-2019, 09:30 PM   #272
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Gotcha.
Did you machine the inner threads onto the tubing or did you find a .375Ē .5mm pitch die to use?
I am sure you can see how fun it was to stuff 7mm shafts in there...
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