Bank goes Brushless with 1ST PRC FLUX XL

Bankrupter

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Well its time I get to making a thread about the stuff stacking up over here..

I'll get the pics up for now, and think about how I will word up the thread later. We all love pics right!!!

You all have seen it b4, But here we go again:

The chassis - Full PRC XL carbon with low pro shocks towers:





RSC modded FLM bulkheads: How to thread --->Here<---





Front end servo location:

The given mount holes on left.


Where I moved it to.


First bolt up "mock".



Final design had to recess screw for the TX box.


A few shots of the -=Temporary=- linkage.

I cut a old turn buckle up and made this up with scraps.




Again that turn buckle I will replace.. This is to show how I spaced it off the arm to get it all straight and level pulls










The transmission:

HD with optional gear ratio.

This pic is a old case,now new as seen later all shiny..




Now that you got a peak of them...

The mechanical brake's:

Drilled in FLM servo mounts


Shortened brake rod and servo: (waiting on arm in mail)



OK found this old bone in a draw tonight and gave it a face lift ..


Dremiled up ..


Ritt dye to the rescue of the ugliest colors...


Much better!!!




from page 2 ...
Almost done now....

Got hardware in tonight. Screws are fine but the blue ano on the washers flat up SUCKS! So now another thing I have to reorder... Something is to be said for a good LHS where you can hold the stuff and not net pics that when you open the box make you sick ...

I put it together for this weekends bash anyways. Not gonna butt ugly blue keep me from running it ..



Screw order.. I got some spares.



As always nothing ever bolts up. So the ole grinder got a lil work out ..





I left the melted duct tape on the washers I wrapped my vice with for grinding... that's how much I hate this blue..



Grind, grind, grind some more..



SO UGLY



DID I SAY UGLY YET ??



OK test time ... Anything has to be better then this blue ...

lil primer..



Then a lil black paint..
OK black works, time to order..





Finished the mount for the temporary switch. Hit it with some hammered look paint to blend in.






Put the brake linkage in Also batt boxes









Modded a hellfire wing stay to work with towers









Thats done ...




Unfinished wiring:


What ever this was on top. ( Truck is from scratch, all sourced parts... I have no clue what this is on a flux ) I cut it into the bottom shape as a wire stay...



Put it here.


Again not finished but mocked up wires in stay.


OK lil work here today...

Cut motor wires down and re-soldered




Much cleaner!!


Top view of wires. Also shows the start of the switch bracket (unfinished). That will be temp till the switch goes, then ~CLIP~ No more switch...




Extended Motor Plate for rear ESC:





RX box:







The power system:

4-5-and 6S matched set up

2-2S, 2-3S Hyperion G3 35C 5000 mah packs and twin 720 I net 3's





Almost done... Hope to have a package with the odds N ends today with all else (&@^% A-Main hobby is slow...) Final pics to come ..
 
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Bankrupter

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Great start Justin can't wait to see the end result ..
rockout
I hope it comes out as nice as the money from my accts...

This stuff is killing me !
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I WANT IT NOW ! :chainkiller:

are people soft in VA ? They have to do it twice to do it right ??
 
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I hope it comes out as nice as the money from my accts...

This stuff is killing me !
Processed through Sort Facility, April 10, 2010, 1:09 am, SHREWSBURY, MA 01546
Processed through Sort Facility, April 08, 2010, 5:30 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Processed through Sort Facility, April 07, 2010, 11:21 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Electronic Shipping Info Received, April 07, 2010
Processed through Sort Facility, April 06, 2010, 9:36 pm, WEST SACRAMENTO, CA 95799

I WANT IT NOW ! :chainkiller:

are people soft in VA ? They have to do it twice to do it right ??
don't ya hate that when you can see you parts getting closer and closer but not fast enough!!?awsome build bank!!!
 

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Your 3s pack fit in your bat box? lol
his packs are 5A vs 6.5A so naturally the cells will be smaller.

looks like those packs would fit inside the stock box with the 1/16" hard case I'm workin on (hope to have one done by sat so you guys can see at the bash).

nice built bankie
 
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Jon

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I hope it comes out as nice as the money from my accts...

This stuff is killing me !
Processed through Sort Facility, April 10, 2010, 1:09 am, SHREWSBURY, MA 01546
Processed through Sort Facility, April 08, 2010, 5:30 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Processed through Sort Facility, April 07, 2010, 11:21 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Electronic Shipping Info Received, April 07, 2010
Processed through Sort Facility, April 06, 2010, 9:36 pm, WEST SACRAMENTO, CA 95799

I WANT IT NOW ! :chainkiller:

are people soft in VA ? They have to do it twice to do it right ??
my buggy is in the same place as your parts! why cant they do saturday delivery!..

looks good justin, I'm looking forward to seeing that sail thru 20ft of air.. hope you can get it done for next weekend!
 

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I hope it comes out as nice as the money from my accts...

This stuff is killing me !
Processed through Sort Facility, April 10, 2010, 1:09 am, SHREWSBURY, MA 01546
Processed through Sort Facility, April 08, 2010, 5:30 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Processed through Sort Facility, April 07, 2010, 11:21 pm, NORFOLK, VA 23501
Electronic Shipping Info Received, April 07, 2010
Processed through Sort Facility, April 06, 2010, 9:36 pm, WEST SACRAMENTO, CA 95799

I WANT IT NOW ! :chainkiller:

are people soft in VA ? They have to do it twice to do it right ??
Dangit...my plan did not work. I will have to get my money back from the guy I told to "loose" your parts so I could find and claim them as my own..

Looks great bank, nice build.
 

Bankrupter

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Dangit...my plan did not work. I will have to get my money back from the guy I told to "loose" your parts so I could find and claim them as my own..

Looks great bank, nice build.
:lmao: you know that VA comment was just for you...

very nice build u got going bank. What shocks you putting on this bad boy? Your 3s pack fit in your bat box? lol
yep that and weight over the 6500 pack is why I went with 4 5K packs over 2 6500's. Being a flux= (basher) I'm not concerned with run times over weight flight times is what I'm after. Also want the batt boxes to stay on the truck when it comes down from 20+ feet height.
 

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Awesome build Justin. You have gotten a long ways.

You better get that thing going. I have most of the parts i'm putting on mine and the rest should be here Tuesday including the truck. Although I need to cut the parts probably next Saturday morning or I may try for tomorrow late afternoon. I will get the RSC's at a later date just gatta save up to spend the $140.

Na anyhow you are doing a great job. Probably one of the sickest builds out there and very well pre planned and doing it correct instead of just slapping it together.
 

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Justin you will have to post a weight with the front bumper and shocks on and receiver in plate. Basically all ready to go. Maybe no battery's, body, tires.
 

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Sweet! I've been waiting for this to unfold :)

Looking good Bank! Can't wait for the videos!!
 

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Awesome build Justin. You have gotten a long ways.

You better get that thing going. I have most of the parts i'm putting on mine and the rest should be here Tuesday including the truck. Although I need to cut the parts probably next Saturday morning or I may try for tomorrow late afternoon. I will get the RSC's at a later date just gatta save up to spend the $140.

Na anyhow you are doing a great job. Probably one of the sickest builds out there and very well pre planned and doing it correct instead of just slapping it together.
If you get close Ill finish it with zip ties and duct tape to run first ! LOL JK

Thanks for letting me try this new TVP first. I think its going to be a winner. Happy we didn't do the custom PRC/DB -17 now. I think this truck will tame the power just enough while still being grossly over powered and fun to bash/trick with ...

Justin you will have to post a weight with the front bumper and shocks on and receiver in plate. Basically all ready to go. Maybe no battery's, body, tires.
in this trim it was just over 7 pounds
 

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Awesome, I'm glad we did it as well. As you can see you inspired me to do a build as well. I to think this chassis is the trick for the FLUX. You are after the same as me Weight and strength. I would love to see someone put out a FLUX chassis this strong and this light for the FLUX, it's probably more than half the weight of any XL Aluminum FLUX TVP's.
 

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O Jason 1 more thing this is sweet all by itself!!! But I want to cut a new right side TVP and motor plate in the near future. Just need to move motor opening back a hair for some more custom idea's I have. Not for production, but you can keep the numbers saved if people want to try it too.
 

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Awesome, I'm glad we did it as well. As you can see you inspired me to do a build as well. I to think this chassis is the trick for the FLUX. You are after the same as me Weight and strength. I would love to see someone put out a FLUX chassis this strong and this light for the FLUX, it's probably more than half the weight of any XL Aluminum FLUX TVP's.
Also don't forget that 7# is with the alloy bulkheads too. We both know I am a plastic fan... So given the stock bulkheads this XL would be even more light... I only really used them caz I got a deal on them at 50% cost. they may be sold in the near future and HPI bulks put in for more weight savings (not that it needs it)
 

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Truck looks Awesome Justin. Really diggin the mechanical brake idea. that will help out with a lot of the issues of the flux, plus give it the braking feel your used to. Props for doing something different. but you just know there's going to be about 20 look a likes in a month right? *couch* prolly me *cough* :p
 

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Truck looks Awesome Justin. Really diggin the mechanical brake idea. that will help out with a lot of the issues of the flux, plus give it the braking feel your used to. Props for doing something different. but you just know there's going to be about 20 look a likes in a month right? *couch* prolly me *cough* :p
I'm a marketing giant just 8th scaled down ... Robin and Jason don't like me caz I'm a nice guy ...
 
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Also don't forget that 7# is with the alloy bulkheads too. We both know I am a plastic fan... So given the stock bulkheads this XL would be even more light... I only really used them caz I got a deal on them at 50% cost. they may be sold in the near future and HPI bulks put in for more weight savings (not that it needs it)
Its about time i see you put these to use!!:stickpoke:
 
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