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Old 05-15-2008, 07:03 AM   #3226
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good interview with Scott Hughes, here is one question:

MyRCBox.com: What has RC racing taught you over the years?
Scott Hughes: I think it's taught me how to be patient and persistent. You have to have a ton of patience when running those long A-mains or conducting test sessions. Although I said I don't practice much these days, there was a time when I worked on my rc cars or raced 7 days a week. Persistency has paid off and it took a good 10 years to get to a point where I could throw my car down and be competitive without much practice at all.

Practice practice practice gents, and PATIENCE is a virtue.
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:04 AM   #3227
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I will be running 1/8th buggy, 4wd mod, and truggy if it is a class.
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:17 AM   #3228
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Patience and persistence eh?
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Old 05-15-2008, 12:17 PM   #3229
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gixxer.....you not racing then huh....(this weekend)...leave the 8/radio/fuel and i would love to run it for this weekends event.


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Old 05-15-2008, 12:18 PM   #3230
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Nothing like a brand new Electric Truck! I'm just building all kinds of new cars!



Now what to do with the old ones...
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truck looks real nice..............yhpm
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Old 05-15-2008, 02:58 PM   #3231
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gixxer.....you not racing then huh....(this weekend)...leave the 8/radio/fuel and i would love to run it for this weekends event.


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Morris..........buggy is in pieces right now for a cleaning and rebuild of shocks and diff's, plus it has a bent hinge pin on the right rear! One of theses weekends your more than welcome!!!!!
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Old 05-15-2008, 03:07 PM   #3232
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good interview with Scott Hughes, here is one question:

MyRCBox.com: What has RC racing taught you over the years?
Scott Hughes: I think it's taught me how to be patient and persistent. You have to have a ton of patience when running those long A-mains or conducting test sessions. Although I said I don't practice much these days, there was a time when I worked on my rc cars or raced 7 days a week. Persistency has paid off and it took a good 10 years to get to a point where I could throw my car down and be competitive without much practice at all.

Practice practice practice gents, and PATIENCE is a virtue.
Along with that and something in my opinion that is often overlooked is set-up and the knowledge of what to change to make your car conform to the track!!!! That can be a huge hurdle to overcome if you do not understand what specific changes will do to a car to make it better for the track your running on!
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Old 05-16-2008, 05:34 AM   #3233
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It took me almost 2 years of racing before I could identify what my car wasn't doing AND make a set up change that actually worked!

Its going to be Gas Truck and 2wd Mod for me Sunday. The BJ4 I bought won't be here until next week.
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Old 05-16-2008, 06:16 AM   #3234
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Hmmm, weather not looking good for Sunday either? Higgins and I would hate to drive all that distance only to have it rain out I hate Pennsylvania.

Yeah Ed, it took me awhile to learn that also, but the biggest thing is having the correct tires and building your setup around those tires....
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Old 05-16-2008, 11:42 AM   #3235
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hey guys iam in for 4wd/2wd if the rain holds out but the last i saw it's 50% rain have to decide sat. hope to see everyone there.
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The weather has been uncooperative to say the least over the last 3-4 weeks. This might change, but the latest predictions are for some light rain Sunday morning then clearing up in the afternoon. If thats accurate, we'll probably get the race in.

Let's all collectively hope for some good weather this weekend.
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Old 05-16-2008, 12:04 PM   #3238
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Forecast for Sunday's event:

Temp: 58/41F
Wind: W19mph
PRECIP.: 30% Chance
Humidity: 57%
Sunrise: 5:54 AM
Sunset: 8:26PM

Sounds like a nice cool day to get in some racing!!!!!!




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Old 05-16-2008, 12:17 PM   #3239
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We'll be watching the weather fo' sho'
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yea i hope the rain does does hold out...

im in for 4wd mod and gas truck...

if it dousnt rain that is
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