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Winch on a Traxxas Summit?

Discussion in 'Newbie Q & A' started by hardytraxxas, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. hardytraxxas

    hardytraxxas New Member

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    how to install a winch on my summit
     
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    TmaxxCrazy33 Studio Forums Elite
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    i don't think a winch could handle a summit..probably would eat the motor in the winch or the gears
     
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    I ended up making one from a big servo.i can give you links to the servo mod(continuous rotation)and to the tx mod to control it from the tx.if you are interested let me know
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    hay summitut.
    do you think that i can wire that servo in the rc4wd wireless box .
    so that did not have to use my tx.
     
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    I was convinced that the premade ones would not be very happy,the truck was around 15 pounds at that time
     
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    i have never looked close at the premade ones ,So not sure on that one. may be able to do something, but i'm not sure on that one someone may pipe in.there is a member "hey ok" who makes controlers for winches,lights...ETC.he may be able to help with that part
     
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    Ok thanks i will get a hold of "hey ok" and see what ideas he has.
     
  9. hardytraxxas

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    thanks guys for the tips
     
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    i wanna see how u made the winch
     
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