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Old 06-20-2010, 05:11 PM   #31
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Sorry i don't agree with the above post at Pit Stop they don't run 1/8 scale and get a good turn out for just 1/10 so if youre happy racing where you are then stay there no problem after there are a lot of 1/10 scale guys that need a track for just 1/10 i run both and don't have a problem going there just to race 1/10 after all there all just for fun
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:25 PM   #32
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On my buggy i ran losi a-7202's up front and red ifmar pins/x-3000's out back . On the truck i ran Proline edge m3 up front and green jconcept double dee's out back!
Thanks for the heads up!! I know Mills and I will be making a trip up there some time soon!!
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Old 06-20-2010, 06:19 PM   #33
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Well sorry to hear about the turn out but that was kinda what I expected to hear! There are alot of guys out there that own 1/8 scale that cant run there and there for they just drive to another track where they can run both! I own a 1/8 scale sc8 corr truck and an electric 1/10 scale corr truck, I did'nt pay 500.00 for a nitro that I cant run! therefore I'll just have to keep traveling 2 hours to one of the tracks where I can run both of my trucks! That is the problem you are going to have and untill it is fixed you might as well expect a low turn out at least for the serious racers anyway!I know five people that run 1/8 scale and 1/10 scale that would rather drive 15mins rather than 2 hours to race just saying!If it was me I'd plow that track over and build one track that everything could run on and then you will have something that is worth coming to! I dont mean to be rude or anything I'm just telling you a few things that may have been overlooked! As for now I'd love to come there and support a local track but I have to much money invested in a truck I cant run there!
Props to Jim for building a straight up 1/10 only track! You have an 1/8 scale and around here can hit up 15 tracks in a 2 hour radius on either day of the weekend. Its nice that someone built a 1/10 only track that wont get blown out by 1/8 scales. Judging by the pics I saw of the track it IS worth coming to and for me its 2 1/2 -3 hr ride that will be worth it since it wont have ruts caused by your 1/8 scale!
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Old 06-21-2010, 10:53 AM   #34
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If the base of the track is built correctly 1/8 scales do not blow it out. I have been to plenty where 1/8 and 1/10 run and blow out is not a problem. If you leave rocks in the soil, you are going to get blow out ruts either way. Clean soil is what prevents this from happening.
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Old 06-21-2010, 09:38 PM   #35
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That is correct 1/8 scale dose'nt blow out the track rain blows out the track!and after awile of running all tracks need maintenance.Most of the tracks that I've been to this year most guys have a 1/8 scale and a 1/10 scale corr truck and even so there are'nt many! the only thing I can see good about a 1/10 scale track only, is your not going to be tied up all day at the track waiting on a bunch of classes to run, and actually that is not a good thing if you own and maintain the track because you want people there!Im not on here to argue it is what it is hopefully it all works out and it will grow into 1/8 scale also! And for all those guys that say how great it is having a 1/10 scale track only where were ya last weekend?
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Old 06-21-2010, 10:40 PM   #36
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Its probably fun to have obtainable jumps for the 1/10 crowd. Obviously there will be less #'s, but its something different!
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Old 06-22-2010, 07:55 PM   #37
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Hey Guys, I have nothing against 1/8 vehicles. There were a few reasons I built a tenth scale track; 1) There has been no racing in this area for over
20+ years. so, the cost factor of getting started will come into play. Gotta keep it cheap to start. SC will be the most cost effective way to go and the entry level will be big for the first few years. 2) The cost and maintenance on an 1/8 scale track is greater, I can only fund one project at a time and I'm the only one working on the track. 3) I hate to say it because i am considering building an 1/8 scale track here too is that electric is on its way back in, and nitro out. The technology shift in electric is incredible and the overall cost is going to be cheaper in the long run. History shows that 1/10 scale has been here the longest and has always survived reguardless of the economy or the increase in nitro technology. Again not putting down nitro, because I do like nitro 1/10 scale but 1/8 nitro will perish just as the 1/10 scale nitro became extinct.
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:07 PM   #38
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At Pitstop we get any where for 40-50 1/10 scale entries on a friday night at that. So it can be done!
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I think we will get that many too if we can keep it going for a year or so. We have a couple of big races in the planning. Just need racers!
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I think we will get that many too if we can keep it going for a year or so. We have a couple of big races in the planning. Just need racers!
I know we will have a group of us coming out to check it out some time soon!!
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Sounds great! Im looking forward to seeing you guys.
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hope to see racers here this weekend!
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bump any updates jim.
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I think we will get that many too if we can keep it going for a year or so. We have a couple of big races in the planning. Just need racers!
Where do I find schedule of events? or just post on forum prior the event?
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