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Discussion in 'Beginner's Corner' started by M4R, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. ltr74

    ltr74 FRP Popsicle

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    If you want a quick upgrade on it, pick up a torque tuned motor for it as well.
     
  2. KOBLD

    KOBLD Box Kit

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    Actually already got one of those coming, I made a small order of some stuff I saw on YouTube that I thought I'd try out and that was one of them, so that works out nicely. Thanks!
     
  3. KOBLD

    KOBLD Box Kit

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    Sorry for the double post, but a quick question about paint: I've ordered a few of the polycarbonate bodies. So far I've been painting regular bodies with the TS Tamiya paints. Do I need to switch to PS for the polycarbonate? I've seen mixed answers to this and want to know before I go buy more paint.
     
  4. tarutaru

    tarutaru Screw

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    TS paint will chip off on poly body, and PS paint is less likely to chip since its able to flex a little with the body.
     
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  5. KamilA

    KamilA Box Kit

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    Regarding gear sets. Asuming that motor speeds are the same between single and double shaft motor versions. Since the single shaft chassis have up to 5:1 while double shaft chassis have up to only 4 :1. That would mean that single shaft motors would have the faster acceleration? How could the double shafts be set up for faster acceleration then?
     
  6. yao wei

    yao wei Spacer

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    theoretically speaking, double shaft motors (ma and ms chassis) has a higher power distribution ratio because of the lack of propeller shaft. 2 sets of wheels are directly driven by the motor, so much more efficient drivetrain. i am thinking that 4:1 gear is enough already because of this.
    not an expert but giving away my just 2 cents
     
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