Traxxas X-Maxx ROVER ESC advice


I have converted a Traxxas X-Maxx into a rover using the Pixhawk Cube 2 controller kit with a Here GNSS.I swapped out the original X-Maxx remote controller for an X6R receiver and Taranis QX7 radio.

latest version of ArduRover firmware installed as of 8/11/18.  

The rover has an EZRun Max6 ESC. 

The problem now is the ESC control over the transition into reverse. The ESC is currently set to it's Running Mode Option 2: "Forward/Reverse with Break", AKA the "Double Click Method".

What this mode does, from Flight mode: Manual, is go from throttle stick Forward to pull full back for a breaking stop, then to center stick position, to Throttle stick pull back for reverse.

Or Forward, Break, Stop, Reverse.

Seems to be factory set as such for safety. 

This behavior is thwarting our desired effect in Auto mode of Forward, Break, Reverse. 

Is there a way to program this ESC to conform to this desired behavior? Has anyone else had this issue and what was the effective work around?  Is there an alternative ESC I should install instead?

I hope my explanation is clear.  Big thanks in advance for your help, great minds of the Forum! 

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