I am running a 84/50 64 pitch for VTA and it works perfectly. Just wanted to thank Indy RC Racer and Team Goodwrench for their suggestions in this thread.
A large part of their history is made up of blood and battle. This is not something to shrink away from as a fancier of the breed. Their history should be embraced, understood, and once we have a full understanding, we can control the future.