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Old 04-15-2011, 12:08 PM   #751
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landscaping logs work well also. just rip them in half with a table saw and lay the flat side down and you got big speed bumps.
Or cheaper yet as a possibility use pvc pipe like they use for onroad.Wood maybe nicer, but more "bang for ya buck" as they say for the pipe.
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Old 04-15-2011, 03:49 PM   #752
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3" PVC pipe is going to run approx. 20-25$ per 20 feet. A foam noodle will be what..2-3 bucks? Much cheaper, and as was mentioned, cut them in half on a bandsaw and you double your length...
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Old 04-20-2011, 03:59 PM   #753
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Old 04-20-2011, 04:00 PM   #754
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Or cheaper yet as a possibility use pvc pipe like they use for onroad.Wood maybe nicer, but more "bang for ya buck" as they say for the pipe.
Pvc is way more exspensive.... and can break under hard chassis hits.

Foam noodles,,,,, you are joking, ,,, right???..
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Yes and no. Yes, they would work..for a while. They'd be too soft and the dirt would never hold up overtop of them. PVC would hold up, but the cost is the factor. Doug mentioned the corrugated fiberglass roofing material, which would work, but only if you left it bare as the ridges are so shallow that putting dirt on top is only going to smooth it out and not follow the contour on the surface. Otherwise, I'm out of ideas for a rumble strip.
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SWWWWEEEET LID Really like the look of on chassis (authentic looking)
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Yes and no. Yes, they would work..for a while. They'd be too soft and the dirt would never hold up overtop of them. PVC would hold up, but the cost is the factor. Doug mentioned the corrugated fiberglass roofing material, which would work, but only if you left it bare as the ridges are so shallow that putting dirt on top is only going to smooth it out and not follow the contour on the surface. Otherwise, I'm out of ideas for a rumble strip.
So... u wernt joking??.....
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Gotta think outside the box a little bit man. PVC has already been established as too pricey. Trees, although they would work, are in short supply at the track, and bringing them in would be diffcult. Just spit-ballin' ideas.
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is there no end in sight? this rain seems to want to kill our season before it even starts. at this point we are so behind in the build i dont know when we will be ready. we just cant seem to get a break.
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I know what you mean...i need to get racing soon to curb my painting addiction...ive got another one on the bench now that's almost ready to airbrush that will make 7 or 8 slash bodies now that I need to smash up!!
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yeah, i have another one the way and i'm thinkin about getting another one for my rc8e. wonder if there is some sort of therapy for this............. oh wait RACING!!
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is there no end in sight? this rain seems to want to kill our season before it even starts. at this point we are so behind in the build i dont know when we will be ready. we just cant seem to get a break.


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yeah, i have another one the way and i'm thinkin about getting another one for my rc8e. wonder if there is some sort of therapy for this............. oh wait RACING!!


I'm ready to race also ! Thinking of buying a rock crawler, then I can set up a crawl course in my basement for it
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