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PizzaDude 08-20-2009 03:40 AM


Originally Posted by McSmooth (Post 2569170)
That's all you Eric...Corally, and she's 16. Time to add "University of Denmark" to your college list.

All that and she can help you with your car. Setting tweak, calculating rollout, lubing your....nevermind. :weird:

Well actually Sanne is 19 now.
So most of your perverted fantasies...would probably still be illegal:sneaky:, but some might be legal:nod:.

Here is a link to an interview with Sanne from yours truly.

http://corally.com/anubizz/corally.nsf/unids/DB33EE9703480B3E8025757C005F3A67/$FILE/2006-02-October%20RDX%20Interview%20Sanne%20Anthonson%20En glish%203MB%20PDF.pdf

GundamWZero 08-20-2009 07:55 AM

WTF?

Whats up with the crappy links? The Corally link is broken and so is the last link.

RickLeigh 08-20-2009 07:12 PM


Originally Posted by Mr. McGoo (Post 2559832)
my wife (aka Mrs. McGoo) and I race together all the time...she holds her own at our local track and has ventured to last year's IIC and snowbirds...and we will be heading to race at this years IIC as well.

having a wife in the hobby/sport makes it alot easier to justify purchases, but the only problem is, that if i get the latest and greatest "xyz" then she wants "xyz"....so i just have to make sure i can afford 2 "xyz's" :nod: :nod: :nod:

we have a blast together and its just great quality time together....

That would be great! I wish I could get my wife into the hobby:D Any tips;)

weenergurl 08-21-2009 09:18 AM

Well, not knowing your wife, I can only tell you how my husband got me into it and maybe you can take something from that:
-I hung out with him in the garage alot. Learned some lingo by osmosis I guess.
-He'd bring along a mini LST when we were camping, wait for me to have a beer (which was like 5 minutes), and bring it out. He'd ASK me if I wanted to try it. Several times. Then he'd put the radio in my hand. Never criticised me once, never pushed, only gave me positive feedback (not too much) and made obstacle courses for me. If I broke something, he wouldn't make a big deal. When I'd had enough, he put it away.
-I'd watch him have a riot with his vehicles. He'd ask me if I wanted to do something like learn how to re-fuel for him. I did. More positive feedback (like I was his "pit fox" and the like:blush:)
-We were camping at an RC airplane event and brought a couple of his trucks. For something to do, he set me up at the off-road track there when there was no one else around, and just let me do whatever. That was fun. Better for me than just an aimless drive to nowhere.
-One day he brought home an E-Revo and called it "the wife's" to his friends. It wasn't like a gift, it was just an ordinary day. I thought it was a joke for a long time. Then he'd ask me if I wanted to drive MY car. That's when I started to feel connected to it.
-Now I've found a place to rip around an off-road track, became members, and NEED a daily dose of two battery sets. His best advice to me was "first you get good, then you get fast", and "don't steer the car, just correct it". He lets his pride show, and that makes me want to jump him. He times and marshals me, or joins in and we go for a chew together. I'm still new to it, but have been told by strangers that I could race:batman:. All I'm shooting for is to avoid DNF's. I feel I have a new hobby. Now if only I can get him interested in quilting.....
-Sorry, way longer than I intended. Hope you can pull some tips out, and good luck. It's waaaay worth it. Be patient.

RickLeigh 08-21-2009 11:01 AM

Thanks for the tips!!

Now all I have to do is figure out how to get her in the garage and to go camping:nod::D:D Its going to be a long wait;) The kids and I did get her to start playing some video games with us. So all hope isn't lost.:sneaky:

brizzle 08-21-2009 01:39 PM


Originally Posted by Airflow (Post 6230070)
How about gays and t-birds?

HAHAHA! :lol:

The reason there arent that many women is cause they should be all at home getting your dinner ready for when you come home tired from a long day at the races :nod:

Do you know why her wedding dress is white? So it matches the white kitchen appliances when she gets home :eek:


Sorry ladies its just a joke! We love you! ;)

GundamWZero 08-23-2009 08:57 PM


Originally Posted by weenergurl (Post 6236861)
Well, not knowing your wife, I can only tell you how my husband got me into it and maybe you can take something from that:
-I hung out with him in the garage alot. Learned some lingo by osmosis I guess.
-He'd bring along a mini LST when we were camping, wait for me to have a beer (which was like 5 minutes), and bring it out. He'd ASK me if I wanted to try it. Several times. Then he'd put the radio in my hand. Never criticised me once, never pushed, only gave me positive feedback (not too much) and made obstacle courses for me. If I broke something, he wouldn't make a big deal. When I'd had enough, he put it away.
-I'd watch him have a riot with his vehicles. He'd ask me if I wanted to do something like learn how to re-fuel for him. I did. More positive feedback (like I was his "pit fox" and the like:blush:)
-We were camping at an RC airplane event and brought a couple of his trucks. For something to do, he set me up at the off-road track there when there was no one else around, and just let me do whatever. That was fun. Better for me than just an aimless drive to nowhere.
-One day he brought home an E-Revo and called it "the wife's" to his friends. It wasn't like a gift, it was just an ordinary day. I thought it was a joke for a long time. Then he'd ask me if I wanted to drive MY car. That's when I started to feel connected to it.
-Now I've found a place to rip around an off-road track, became members, and NEED a daily dose of two battery sets. His best advice to me was "first you get good, then you get fast", and "don't steer the car, just correct it". He lets his pride show, and that makes me want to jump him. He times and marshals me, or joins in and we go for a chew together. I'm still new to it, but have been told by strangers that I could race:batman:. All I'm shooting for is to avoid DNF's. I feel I have a new hobby. Now if only I can get him interested in quilting.....
-Sorry, way longer than I intended. Hope you can pull some tips out, and good luck. It's waaaay worth it. Be patient.

Nice try, but fat chance,sister!!!!! :lol::lol:

My wife came out of the blue a couple days ago:

"You haven't flown your helicopters in a while....you should fly one soon."

I was like, "Yeah, I should prep one for next weekend."

She replied, "You should. I wanna try it out."

:batman:

After knocking a RC10s Tekin 410 ESC out cold for two years (seriously it took two years for it to just start working again), no way was she getting her mitts on my helis..... My nitro and electric cars, sure I'll let her race those since she can drive them better than my son. But my birds? When pigs fly.

Well, maybe the micro one. It doesn't bruise much when it hits you. :nod:

weenergurl 08-31-2009 10:59 PM

Just put her on a heli simulator. Maybe that'll cool her jets? I myself wouldn't dream of going near one of those, except the Blade MCX.

Cameron Kellogg 08-31-2009 11:17 PM

We have a real family friendly great outdoor off-road track in Hubbard, OR. I believe we have about 6-7 female drivers and about 6 novice 10 and under kids that race. Real fun.

Fastest female driver I have raced against was Kyosho Team Managers (Joe) soon to be wife Tiffany running an RT5. :nod: Pretty much takes a flawless race to out run here. :blush:


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