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Old 11-18-2007, 08:48 PM   #1
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Post up your ideas or wants for products I should carry, I want to hear your ideas!
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Old 11-18-2007, 08:59 PM   #2
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Custom battery packs would be cool.
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Old 11-18-2007, 09:02 PM   #3
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Maybe a little bigger variety in servo's. I like the 359's a good deal. They work AWESOME in a 2.2 and decent in a super.

Beadlock wheels and tires maybe???? I got a killer design on beadlocks I'll sell

A few different soldiering irons and other electronic specific tools????

Those little aligator clip holder dealymabobs would be handy as crap. I'd buy a couple of them.
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Old 11-18-2007, 09:28 PM   #4
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Radios!!! Cheapies and High end. 2.4, am, fm, synthesized....

Thats about it from me, John, you pretty much fulfilled all of my needs.

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Radios!!! Cheapies and High end. 2.4, am, fm, synthesized....
Good idea. Receivers as well. I need 2 more micro 3 channel receivers for my DX3 right now.
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everything above plus hakko solderstations
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Old 11-18-2007, 10:07 PM   #7
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what id like to see:
battery packs for products like JPs aluminium knuckles etc

make your own battery pack KITS with tabs, shrink wraps (and whatever else is needed).
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:35 PM   #8
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all of the above.
maybe some LED lighting options as well.
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Old 11-19-2007, 12:18 AM   #9
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All GREAT suggestions, and most I could put together. I will certainly work on these, keep the suggestions coming. Radios are the tough part, as most are distributed by the big three.
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I agree with what they said, especially the soldering stuff. Finding a good soldering Iron is next to impossible, it seems like.
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Old 11-19-2007, 08:56 AM   #11
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LED kits would be great, already installed in buckets as an option and pre wired to run off of BEC or reg would be great
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Old 11-19-2007, 10:51 AM   #12
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Radios are the tough part, as most are distributed by the big three.
Can you get your hands on Nomadio or Multiplex gear? The extra channels come in handy for dig, winch, etc. I'd be interested in 7ch 75MHz receivers...
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Old 11-19-2007, 11:05 AM   #13
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I don't think any of the vendors here sell the JR 8711.

Combos:
-Chargers with batteries
-Servo with castle bec
-Motor with esc (I know you allready have these but you could probably add more)

None of these will really require you to expand your inventory allowing you to keep it to a minimum.

If you want to add a soldering irons. I personally have a Weller WLC100. Not super expensive yet it has some good features. I have had mine for almost 15 years now.
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X2 everything above plus hakko solderstations, with replacement parts.
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:32 PM   #15
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Radios are the tough part, as most are distributed by the big three.

What are you talking about? I'm confused here

We got Holmes Hobbies,RCP...........who's the third of the big 3? I see no issue here.
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aluminum servo horns would be nice

(and I would contact http://www.nomadio.net/ for at least being able to sell the react and sensor line of radios. They are a much smaller company then Futaba, or JR/Spektrum, or hitec. And I think they would let you sell their radios.)
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Old 11-19-2007, 05:59 PM   #17
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I would love more 1.9 wheels options.
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Old 11-20-2007, 01:23 AM   #18
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Radios are the tough part, as most are distributed by the big three.
We (crawlers) should get together with a radio manufacturer to come up with a pistol radio specifically for crawling. Stick radios can already do everything, so there's not much that could be improved with them.


Do you have any plans to carry the Sidewinder speed control (separate from the motor)?


And I agree with others about the soldering iron. I've never had a good one, because all of the one's I've seen are either less than $10 or more than $100. There doesn't seem to be anything in the middle.

I have no interest in them, but I bet lighting kits would be hot sellers for the scale guys.
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We (crawlers) should get together with a radio manufacturer to come up with a pistol radio specifically for crawling. Stick radios can already do everything, so there's not much that could be improved with them.

THAT would be an AWESOME idea. 4,5 maybe even 6 channel pistol radio would be a HUGE seller for crawlers. I know theres the Nomadio stuff. I'm sorry,but not everyone has the hands of a 5 year old. I picked a Nomadio radio up at my LHS and felt like I was gonna crush it if I wasn't carefull. It's just to dang small. IMHO,the buttons were in the wrong spots as well.




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I have no interest in them, but I bet lighting kits would be hot sellers for the scale guys.
That would be a great idea. I know my son would want one
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Assorted parts for the ax-10 other then just the kits. from links to spare parts but I do like your web site
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