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Building a Savage from a box of bits

Discussion in 'RC Builds and Projects' started by mr havoc, Apr 30, 2017.

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  1. mr havoc

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    Bought a job lot from ebay, and with the spares i already have decided to build one from scratch! Progress so far.
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    Bought another job lot, which should be here next week, more to come:)
     
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    Looking good I've been working on doing the same thing.
     
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    It's going good so far, it's just those little bits you don't think of and you find you haven't got or don't find!
     
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    Seems like a fun build! Keep the thread updated as you go.
     
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    I'm doing the same another flux
     
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    Looking good, if it's the same as me you think you've got everything and then find there's one part missing that you're sure you've got somewhere
     
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    It's happen already lol but why not build another with 90% of the extra parts I have.
     
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    Almost there ! WP_20170512_16_47_54_Pro.jpg WP_20170512_16_48_08_Pro.jpg

    The engine is a Thunder Tiger S28 and unfortunately the roto start fouls the rear gearbox on the savage, so i have managed to modify a fastrax backplate to use.But need to take to shaft to work on Monday to turn it down on a lathe !
     
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    Here's my savage build from a basket case.
     

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    Looks like a really good basket case to me. What engine is that?
     
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    I didn't start out that way lol wish I would've taken more pics from start. It a f4.6
     
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    Well I've told you all about my adventure of building a savage from basket case so here it is.
     

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    Nice to see all the different builds, mines finally finished.The Thunder Tiger engine runs sweet. WP_20170524_19_54_52_Pro.jpg
     
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    Looks killer Mr havoc!
     
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    Man, I love the orange body. Looks awesome.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    Nice Build!!!
     
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    Very nice build. I'm' in a similar situation. I swapped off some Blade helicopter gear for two Savages, a 4.6 and a 5.9 and a pile of parts. The 5.9 is in one piece more or less and the other is a "work in progress" with a lot of aftermarket bits and pieces.... mostly pieces lol. Should be an interesting way to pass away more than a few winter evenings.
     

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