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Old 07-11-2020, 12:10 AM   #1
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Default Traxxas XL5 ESC

For anyone running the stock traxxas speed control, or I guess this could be a question for any programmable ESC. Do you run brakes, then reverse on second press, or instant reverse with max brake when you let go of the trigger?
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Old 07-11-2020, 02:05 AM   #2
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I used to run mostly trail mode, just because it was a pain in the @$$ to switch. Now with the Mamba X, high gear is forward, brake, reverse and low gear is crawling mode with forward, hill hold, instant reverse.


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Old 07-11-2020, 04:58 AM   #3
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I rub the instant reverse plus the drag brake is better in that made too.

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Old 07-11-2020, 05:57 AM   #4
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If you're trailing you probably want it set so the drag brake does not come on until you hit the throttle backwards. If you're crawling you probablywant the drag brake set.
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Old 07-12-2020, 08:00 PM   #5
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This stuff is programmable for a reason. Every person is different and you program the settings the way you want them. There is no correct setting, only what works best for you.
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