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A couple of ways to install Halo RC LED lights

Hey Guys and Gals,

We have been selling item number TOYZ 701 for a while now and there are a very cool light. There are lots of questions on how to mount them. They photos have info in them :)

I do not have photos for all examples but here are some ways to do it

1) Using TOYZ 741 clear light buckets. You can either paint the back chrome or use the provided chrome decal

2) ream a hole in the body and shoe goo or liquid electrical tape to hold it in place.

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RC FAQs: Waterproofing and Running in Winter by Squirrel

How to Waterproof and prepare your RC for Fall/ Winter driving

Right around this time of the year kids return to school, the days are not as long, and the temperature starts to drop. Fall is almost here! Most of us just do not want to give up our toys for five months though. We want to run them through the fall and winter. In order to do this we have to prepare them for the rainy and snowy season. This article will show you how to do just that for the following areas:


You will need some special supplies for this. The nice part about them is that they are not at the local hobby store and you will be able to save some cash with the exception of one item. By a simple trip to a retail store and a hardware store you will want the following:

-Silicone Sealant (commonly found in the caulking aisle)
-Plastic Dip (commonly found in the paint aisle)
-Balloons (found in the novelty card aisle)
-Electrical tape (found in the electrical aisle)
-Liquid tape aka scotchguard (found in the electrical aisle)
-Zip ties (found in the electrical aisle)
-An old sock
-Associated’s Green Slime (Found at the local hobby store)

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Squirrel TV 89: Nitro vs Electric Durability, Used Vehicles – What To Look For, Best Buggy?

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RC FAQs: How to solder dual battery adapters for single ESCs by Squirrel


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RC FAQs: How to Solder Traxxas Connectors by Squirrel


Out of all of the connectors out there the Traxxas ones are the easiest!

The main concept to them is:

1) presolder the tab up to the marked line
2) pretin the wire by applying solder onto it first
3) heat the tab and the wire up at the same time.
4) slide the tab into the connector

Place the tabs on a piece of wood (something that is flat and that can take the heat) with the marked lines face up.

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