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Old 09-20-2007, 07:13 AM   #16
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here u go, really cheap shocks cover. I'm using "clown" balloon, they are thick and durable. RC knowledge sharing
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Old 09-20-2007, 07:26 AM   #17
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I was using the balloons but I'm sick of them now too. I'll just run without them and rebuild my shocks more frequently. The o-rings sets cost less than the rubber boots.
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Old 09-20-2007, 09:32 AM   #18
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You could also use the outerwears shockcovers, they now make them for r/c shocks
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Old 09-20-2007, 09:46 AM   #19
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Anybody ever try these before:

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Old 09-20-2007, 09:55 AM   #20
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I havent tied those because i wasnt about to pay 20 dollars for a set of them. I did however make my own duplicates of those using a strechy nylon book cover from walmart which cost me around 74 cents and some needle and thread. I think the outcome was pretty good.

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Old 09-20-2007, 03:46 PM   #21
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We use rabbit "condoms", the local college are doing experiments on rabbit sperm so they had to have them and it just so happens my cousin has been in on the project so yeah, I use rabbit "condoms". Of course they've already been used so I have to clean them out. No, Im kidding.
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Old 09-20-2007, 05:20 PM   #22
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I think I will try to vet rap this weekend just temporarily cause we got some at out barn, and then I am gonna get some of the stretchy elastic ones... thanks for all the help! Also I am thinkin of usin water ballons on the shafts and then vet rap on the outside for double protection!
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:21 AM   #23
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I havent tied those because i wasnt about to pay 20 dollars for a set of them. I did however make my own duplicates of those using a strechy nylon book cover from walmart which cost me around 74 cents and some needle and thread. I think the outcome was pretty good.

Thankz for the tips guys well try those
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We use rabbit "condoms", the local college are doing experiments on rabbit sperm so they had to have them and it just so happens my cousin has been in on the project so yeah, I use rabbit "condoms"
Oooookay...out of all the things I expected to see people using for shock socks, that wasn't on the list
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If you own a losi 8ight buy some Ofna Jammin CRT shock dust covers, they arn't actually boots, but rather rubber caps that attach to the bottom of the shocks. they fit real tight on the losi shocks and keep dirt out really well!

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/4443
Do you need to run the felt disks also on the losi?
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Ive been using the long, skinny thick-walled balloons for a while now and they work great.

I bought a package of 300 for $2.99 and I can do all 4 shocks on my XB8TQ with one strand, and still have some left over. Not to mention that they come in different colors, so a person can match up his paint scheme

When I rebuilt my shocks, I saved the old O-rings and used them as a collar to lock the balloons on the shocks at the shaft point where the stock shock boots clamp down on.

Ive only replaced one side in the rear in about 3 months of running, saves your o-rings and keeps your oil clean
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all great ideas guys! thanks for the response, over on RCU I didnt get even one reply!
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all great ideas guys! thanks for the response, over on RCU I didnt get even one reply!
hey you cant say that I posted on both
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as did i
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Old 09-22-2007, 11:05 AM   #30
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oh well it was pretty close to no response
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