TinyRC.com - XMODS, XMOD, Micro Flight, ZipZaps, ZipZaps SE, Bit Char-G, MicroSizers, TTTT, Plantraco Desktop Rover, SuperSlicks, Digi Q, Forums, News, Pictures, Parts, and Shop
Forums, XMODS, XMOD, Micro Flight, ZipZaps, ZipZaps SE, Bit Char-G, MicroSizers, TTTT, Plantraco Desktop Rover, SuperSlicks, Digi Q
XMODS Hop-Ups, XMODS Parts, XMOD Hop-Ups, XMOD Parts, Bit Char-G Hop-Ups, Bit Char-G Parts, MicroSizers Hop-Ups, MicroSizers Parts
  #1  
Old 06-02-2005, 01:51 PM
FalkenDrifter FalkenDrifter is offline
TinyRC Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Georgia
Posts: 9
Send a message via AIM to FalkenDrifter
Circuit Board Problem

Well when i first got my xmod i took the electronics out and tried to add new,thicker wire. When i got to the board i drilled, and i was stpuid and took out all of the gold "stuff" around when the battery wires go. Is there a way to fix this? Because the rest of the electronics are fine.
__________________
.....................
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-02-2005, 02:35 PM
skyline_69's Avatar
skyline_69 skyline_69 is offline
SkyineRC Pro
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Texas
Posts: 83
Send a message via AIM to skyline_69
they sell this pen that is for drawing circuits on circuit boards, and its like liquid silver....you might be able to use that to somehow replace the "stuff"...


i believe that part no. is 64-4339 on the radioshack website...for $12.99
__________________
-1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R 34
-Paint in the works
-Airbrushed Wheels(stock)
-Mesh Front Grill
-Stage 2 SB Hybrid Drift Motor (8 tooth)
-AWD
-CL Lights
-CL Underglow
-6 CELL BABY!

Last edited by skyline_69; 06-02-2005 at 02:41 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-02-2005, 03:33 PM
Horshu Horshu is offline
Obsessive Modder
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 214
I'll give a tip on the wiring (for the future of course): 18 gauge barely fits into the stock ESC (I had to drill it out with the RS drill bit that was just slightly larger than the hole) if you strip some wire strands. I opt for the no-drill design, which is basically taking hobby-shop brass rods, cutting a quarter inch of it and stuffing it inside about 1/8" of exposed wire strands. Let the wire strands soak up some solder to hold the brass and wrap it in a little bit of heat shrink to clean up the area where it goes into the board. It'll also allow you to use superflex in v2.2 turbo holes as well (although it requires even thinner rods than the ESC)
Solder joins to those brass pins extremely well; I've gotten much closer to "textbook" solder joints with those than any other time I've soldered.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-02-2005, 03:54 PM
cdog4w's Avatar
cdog4w cdog4w is offline
newbmaster
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 316
Blog Entries: 12
Send a message via ICQ to cdog4w Send a message via AIM to cdog4w
Horshu, sounds like an interesting technique, any pictures? It sounds like you're basically using the brass rod to fit in the hole so you don't have to drill it, then soldering the wire to the rod. This way if the wire is bigger, no biggie since the rod is what you solder to the board? Could be a neat way to do a permanent solder terminal assuming soldering the wire to/from the rod while it is in the board doesn't melt the solder holding the rod into the board.
__________________
Charles to the players, no doubt...

My rides:
Xray M18, Duratrax Vendetta ST, Kyosho Mini-Z AWD, Losi Micro-T
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-02-2005, 04:31 PM
Horshu Horshu is offline
Obsessive Modder
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 214
I tried to take a pic of my turbo with the 18 gauge on the inner wire holes (it's designed to only accomodate stock ESC wires for some reason), but my camera is proving not-so-good at focusing close-in. Check out the No-Drill Board Harness on the Wiring section at AtomicMods (sorry for the lack of a link, but I'm not sure what the forum policy is on linking to another site's storefront); that's were I got the idea from.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-05-2005, 10:00 AM
strmj
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I sont know how you all like links to another site but here:

http://atomicmods.com/wiring.htm

Rob has a few on there, he sells em for to much, but hey, you could make em and sell em too!!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for cheap Mini-Z circuit board... SuperPede1 Mini-Z - Mini-ZRacer.com 4 12-03-2003 02:51 AM
Where is the cripple capacitator on the circuit board? Ghost of Akina Bit Char-G / MicroSizers 1 09-11-2002 09:45 PM
Tomy transmitter circuit board schematics QFM Racing Bit Char-G / MicroSizers 0 08-20-2002 02:21 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Mini Inferno Sale - Up to $85 Instant Savings!
Micro-T Hop-Ups
RC18R, M18, Micro RS4, Mini-LST, TamTech-Gear, Minizilla, RC18T, RC18B, RC18MT
shop.tinyrc.com Products
Tiny RC Community News
[03/17/10] Kyosho Mini-Z F1 MF-010 SP2... : The Kyosho Mini-Z F1 MF-010 SP2 Carbon Limited ASF 2.4GHz Tx-Less Chassis Set - more»
[10/23/09] Kyosho Mini-Z MR-03 In Stock! : The Mini-Z MR-03 (http://mr-03.com) is now In Stock and Pre-Orders are shipping! - more»
[09/06/09] Labor Day Savings - $5 Off... : Labor Day traditionally marks the unofficial end of summer - but we're not ready to let go! So, we - more»
Mini-Z, Mini-Z Racer, MR-02, MA-010
M18, M18T, RC18T, Mini-LST, Mini-T, Micro RS4, XRay, 1/18, 18th scale
XMODS, XMOD, Micro Flight, ZipZaps, ZipZaps SE, Bit Char-G, MicroSizers, TTTT, Plantraco Desktop Rover, SuperSlicks, Digi Q
Mini Inferno, Mini Inferno ST, half EIGHT, 1/16, 16th scale
Epoch, Indoor Racer, 1/43, 43rd scale
E-Savage, eSavage, eZilla, e-Zilla, HPI
Robots, Bots, Bipeds, Wheeled, Manoi, Roomba, NXT, Lego, Hacking
Crawling, Crawlers, Micro, RC, Losi Mini-Rock Crawler, Duratrax Cliff Climber
Kyosho Minium, Caliber 120, Minium Forums
Mini-Z Hop-Ups, Mini-Z Parts, Mini Inferno Hop-Ups, Mini Inferno Parts, M18 Hop-Ups, M18 Parts