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Old 02-23-2010, 01:31 PM   #61
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IMO -

PT
LIPOs
Radios

are not extras, if you are a racer you will have these regardless.

Now -

GOOD TOOLS - I love my Losi tools, Dynamite, Team Associated, Mugen, Hudy, Snap On, Rc Pro, ect - makes good tools.

GOOD CHARGER - Dynamite Passport Ultra, Hyperion, Team Losi, DuraTrax IntelliPeak, Team Orion Advantage Clubman, ECT

TRACK SETUP - Ezup - Table - Cooler w/beer - towels, Cleaning Brush, wd40, simple green, ect

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Old 02-23-2010, 01:40 PM   #62
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IMO -

PT
LIPOs
Radios

are not extras, if you are a racer you will have these regardless.

Now -

GOOD TOOLS - I love my Losi tools, Dynamite, Team Associated, Mugen, Hudy, Snap On, Rc Pro, ect - makes good tools.

GOOD CHARGER - Dynamite Passport Ultra, Hyperion, Team Losi, DuraTrax IntelliPeak, Team Orion Advantage Clubman, ECT

TRACK SETUP - Ezup - Table - Cooler w/beer - towels, Cleaning Brush, wd40, simple green, ect

ZIP TIES
TAPE
18 inch nails
Beer


Tshirt representing
I don't agree........although i do agree good tools are very important! they will save a lot of frustration.

personals are not a requirement, our house rack gets used. and i like just hitting the track, no worries........

and a spektrum radio isn't a requirement, a lot of guys use crystals and synthesized. not having to wait on a frequency clip to practice is right up there with the PT

There are a lot of people out there who race and cant spend the money they WANT to on things that are not a necessity. if there was you wouldn't have a blue million threads about which 200$ engine is best.......
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Old 02-23-2010, 01:55 PM   #63
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-engine bearing removal tool
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im a hardcore racer of 10 years now and i have to say the best thing iv bought to date has been my race trailer. no loading, un loading, getting raind on, just get there and have fun! PT and starter box a close second
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I cant believe I forgot this one.

Baby wipes. I buy them by the case.

I use them on

My Hands
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Lid Cleaning
Wheel Cleaning
Cleans My Tools
And Last but not least. They are perfect when nature calls at the track while visiting the ever not so popular porta poty. So clean.
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I have to say that the best thing I ever got to "help" with my RC addiction was my Toyota Tacoma. Being able just to toss everything in the bed makes life soo much easier after a long day at the track. It also makes it alot easier for all my other hobbies as well.
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I have to say that the best thing I ever got to "help" with my RC addiction was my Toyota Tacoma. Being able just to toss everything in the bed makes life soo much easier after a long day at the track. It also makes it alot easier for all my other hobbies as well.
Until you have uncontrollable acceleration.
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I don't agree........although i do agree good tools are very important! they will save a lot of frustration.

personals are not a requirement, our house rack gets used. and i like just hitting the track, no worries........

and a spektrum radio isn't a requirement, a lot of guys use crystals and synthesized. not having to wait on a frequency clip to practice is right up there with the PT

There are a lot of people out there who race and cant spend the money they WANT to on things that are not a necessity. if there was you wouldn't have a blue million threads about which 200$ engine is best.......

xjqkz wrote - "in your opinion whats the best, totally worth it tool / accessory you have bought that totally make things better? it could be anything from a set of tools or a power driver or a volt meter or a setup station or a clutch tool or could even be a computer game to improve your driving or anything at all state how much you spent if you remember and pics if you have any."


Now I have been to a few tracks that do not have PT to borrow... You MUST bring your own. Now its MY opinion, that PTs and good RADIOs are part of racing. And its not ALOT of guys (racers) using old technology, a few yes. ALOT no.

He did not asked what was required. he asked whats worth it. And IMO 2.4 radio, liop, pt are so worth it that every racer I know, have these things. Racing these things are expensive as hell whether you buy 2x$200 engines or 1 - $400 engine.
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Until you have uncontrollable acceleration.
The tacoma isn't on that recall. Besides, I have enough common sense to do this really smart thing called shifting into neutral. It makes the truck NOT speed up.
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The tacoma isn't on that recall. Besides, I have enough common sense to do this really smart thing called shifting into neutral. It makes the truck NOT speed up.
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The tacoma isn't on that recall. Besides, I have enough common sense to do this really smart thing called shifting into neutral. It makes the truck NOT speed up.
You know ive wondered the same thing. these cars going crazy and causing accidents.....whyt not just turn off the ignition?.....or put it in neutral....i heard the tape of the off duty cop who died and i wonder why not turn off the key?...its to simple i must be missing something......
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for me it would have to be my Hudy tools
but my best one is my GRP engine bearing tool kit
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You know ive wondered the same thing. these cars going crazy and causing accidents.....whyt not just turn off the ignition?.....or put it in neutral....i heard the tape of the off duty cop who died and i wonder why not turn off the key?...its to simple i must be missing something......

I guess it depends on how fast you think in a crisis. I had the brake lines in a Pontiac rupture (just like in the movies when the brakes are cut) and I was able to stop it....but I was only going 30 MPH at the time.
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