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Old 06-30-2015, 04:10 PM   #201
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Picked up a used RS10 last night. Almost new, very little use. I added 3oz of lead inside each rim, removed the foams, it's got proline adjustable aluminum shock on it also. It's does VERY well set up as is, gets very good traction with dry tires. One the tires are wet, they tend to spin on the rocks. I'll do a little cutting and see where that gets me.
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Old 01-31-2016, 01:07 PM   #202
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Was looking at 5 pole motors online and I remembered that 380 motors for the redcat rs10 was hard to find. I found these cheap and I think they will work.

385 5-Pole DC Motor - Bare - (Vac-U-Tug Jr. motor.) Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two capacitors for you to install between the housing and each positive and negative terminal. No leads. TG108 $4.00
385 5-Pole DC Motor - Wired - (Vac-U-Tug Jr. motor.) Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two installed capacitors and two 16- gauge leads with bullet connectors compatible with most Electronic Speed Controls. TG109 $8.50
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Old 02-01-2016, 07:19 AM   #203
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Was looking at 5 pole motors online and I remembered that 380 motors for the redcat rs10 was hard to find. I found these cheap and I think they will work.

385 5-Pole DC Motor - Bare - (Vac-U-Tug Jr. motor.) Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two capacitors for you to install between the housing and each positive and negative terminal. No leads. TG108 $4.00
385 5-Pole DC Motor - Wired - (Vac-U-Tug Jr. motor.) Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two installed capacitors and two 16- gauge leads with bullet connectors compatible with most Electronic Speed Controls. TG109 $8.50

are you going to try them out?
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:09 AM   #204
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Please update the motor list. Links are broken. Thank you for the tips.
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Old 06-15-2016, 06:09 PM   #205
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Please update the motor list. Links are broken. Thank you for the tips.
I've long since sold my RS10, so at this point I haven't kept up with what motors do and don't work on these rigs. Hopefully someone else can keep this forum alive by tinkering on the RS10 and posting up.
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Old 03-23-2017, 05:24 PM   #206
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WHere do you guys get the lead for the wheels at? hardware store or is it from a rc shop? ANd is there a way to convert to a different battery connector?
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Old 03-23-2017, 08:09 PM   #207
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Try your local tire and wheel place for wheel weights. I work on garage doors for a living and when I go to a tire shop I just ask if they have any old stick on wheel weights and they give me a couple handfuls of the old weights that they peel off to rebalance . You can also buy the wheel weights if you can't scrounge up freebies like me.
As for the battery connector, you can cut the old connector off and solder on a new one of your choice.
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Old 03-23-2017, 08:13 PM   #208
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WHere do you guys get the lead for the wheels at? hardware store or is it from a rc shop? ANd is there a way to convert to a different battery connector?
RC shop will help with both of those things. They sell handy weight strips that stick on your rims. You can switch to lipo battery just make sure you move one of those tiny plugs in ESC - hard to explain but your RC shop should be able to help you with the correct connector and making the adjustment on your ESC.
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Old 05-11-2017, 01:21 AM   #209
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The stock motors already rub, it is a pain in the ass but there are additional solder pads on the stock motors so i was able to relocate the wires a bit. Now at least the links do not rub on the wires.
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Old 05-11-2017, 01:24 AM   #210
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You can also put a few ounces of steel shot in your front tires to lower your cg. I just did this to my rs10 and it works wonders for climbing uphill.
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Old 05-11-2017, 01:27 AM   #211
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Just buy the desired connector online or at a hobby store and solder them on your battery leads. Be super careful if you are changing the connector on the battery though, if you touch the wires together the battery will short out and could explode.
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Old 11-16-2017, 06:15 AM   #212
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Quick question, will a 380 motor work on these axles?

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Old 10-31-2018, 05:32 PM   #213
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so being new to the forum, has anyone considered updating these sticky posts? All the links are now broken and no longer working. Just a thought. I understand everyone is busy with other things, so if not, i get it.
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Old 01-05-2019, 11:19 AM   #214
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RS10 - stretched out

longer links, longer shocks, steel wheels





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Quick question, will a 380 motor work on these axles?

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I run Helion 380s - no modifications needed

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