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Hello everyone I am completely new to the hobby and am hoping to find some help along the way with everything. :D

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Brandon

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Welcome Brandon!

You will love the hobby! Its great and you will have a ton of fun. There is a ton of useful information here, friendly members, a live chat to talk to tons of people around the world live, and a great community.

Have fun and I am glad that you joined! :)

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Thanks Squirrel. I just got through watching your videos on youtube and those were a huge help on breaking in my new engine. The book told me to just putt around for like 45 min. I checked the engine temp while doing that and I decided to use your method and get the engine temp up and do it how you described in the videos. I think I am ready to let it roll now. My new vehicle is the XTM X-Cellerator.

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Right on and thank you! It is always good to hear feedback on the vids! :)

Lets see some pics of that RC of yours as well! :)

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Welcome to the Toyz :D

I learned the same way you did right from Squirrels video's. Now I'm having a total blast.

If you have any question feel free to ask there is alot of people here that loves to help.

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THanks guys. I will get some pics up as soon as possible. I do have one question. After the break in of keeping it at 200 which is harder than it looks. Do I need to be overly concerned with temps after that and if so what temps should I be seeing or do I just tune it using the smoke method. T

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Brandon

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Welcome aboard Brandon, I like so many others learned much from Squirrel's videos and also learned about this wonderful forum. Enjoy and we look forward to many posts and pictures from you my friend.

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Welcome Brandon!

We are happy to have you :) We have lots of happy to help members and Squirrel has a vid for everything you need to get settled into the hobby! So pull up a seat and get comfortable ;)

Heath

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Well my day of fun ended with a BANG. I was running a little up and down the road and I turned and BANG there went the left front A-Arm laying in the grass. So now I gotta look and see where to get a replacement. WOuld it be a wise decision to upgrade to the aluminum version.

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Well my day of fun ended with a BANG. I was running a little up and down the road and I turned and BANG there went the left front A-Arm laying in the grass. So now I gotta look and see where to get a replacement. WOuld it be a wise decision to upgrade to the aluminum version.

welcome to the toys man :) and if you use alum. it will only break at the next weak point. just find some good plastics like rpm or something

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OK thanks for the heads up. Where is there a good place online to order XTM parts.

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OK thanks for the heads up. Where is there a good place online to order XTM parts.

in the us try THE TOYZ of course :) if they dont have them try towerhobbies.com or rcplanet.com. thats all i know of. i live in canada ;) i use greathobbies.com

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Welcome to TheToyz! Glad to have you!

Like Venom said, TheToyz.com is a great place to order from! Quick shipping and great service!

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Well my day of fun ended with a BANG. I was running a little up and down the road and I turned and BANG there went the left front A-Arm laying in the grass. So now I gotta look and see where to get a replacement. WOuld it be a wise decision to upgrade to the aluminum version.

Aluminum bends over time. If it is a problem area then reinforced with alum is fine. But, at this point, stick with plastic. :)

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Ok thanks man. The only place I have been able to find XTM parts is HOBBYPEOPLE.com what is up with that.

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Welcome Brandon this place has been great for me being fairly new to the hobby I hope you get a lot out of it. This forum is a great tool!!!!

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Welcome to TheToyz Forum 0124vctd!!!

If you haven;t already noticed this is the best darn RC forum out there :)

Feel free to ask questions, and post photos of your awesome rc's, we love em :)

See you around!!

~Brock~

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