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Old 02-22-2009, 09:37 PM   #1
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What are the real dangers Running in snow...How easy is it to screw your servo's up? Any preventative measures?
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Old 02-22-2009, 10:38 PM   #2
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Water in the electronics, ca caue a run away revo, or water ingestion in the motor will do sme demage to. and yes water can go through the foam filter
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Old 02-23-2009, 04:52 AM   #3
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running in water/snow

even though traxxas advertises their esc and servos as waterproof they are not 100% waterproof. if your running nitro theres always a chance of getting water into your engine through the air filter element.

plus after running in water or snow you can pretty much guarantee that you will have to dis assemble your whole vehicle to ensure you dont end up with rusty diff gears and other metal parts.
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Winter Driving Conditions

I do most of my driving in the winter, too busy working all summer.....So!...
Put balloons on your electronics, seal your servos(or get the waterproof ones) spray your moving metal parts with WD40 or something simular(help prevent rusting), make sure your air filter is oiled good, and have plenty of spare plastic parts(as plastic get brittle when its cold) a track out of snow and have a blast....

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