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Your biggest FAILS/ WTF moments in r/c

Old 09-11-2014, 10:09 AM
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Sometimes things just don't go as planned..

this thread is to laugh and have fun so if you remember a particular moment in r/c when everything went wrong, share it!

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Old 09-11-2014, 10:11 AM
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Buying a team associated sc10 4x4, huge fail!!
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:31 AM
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Sometimes things just don't go as planned..

this thread is to laugh and have fun so if you remember a particular moment in r/c when everything went wrong, share it!

pics & vids are welcome too
Is it ok to let only one out .?
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by bob.less View Post
Is it ok to let only one out .?
One ....... Racein my 4x4 Slash ..... and forgettin to take it out of trainin mode !Was wonderin why I couldnt make the doubles thought I had a false charge on my lipo
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i have a fail moment every time i'm beating someone i shouldn't and the announcer points it out...
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:46 AM
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lol.

I remember I was racing my 4wd 1/10 buggy about a month ago and after three quals of non issues on a 1/8 outdoor track. I picked up the car as I was taking the car out to the track for the main. well I raised it to eye level to check the bottom of chasis for screws that my have backed out.....well it slipped out of my hand. hit the edge of pit table and broke a rear rear hinge pin holder. out of main.
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:49 AM
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hmm, forgetting to duck when marshalling a truggy race comes to mind, took one to the face.

On a more lighter note, forgetting the nice feature my Futaba radio has that it binds to the receivers easily, not just 1 receiver per vehicle. Left one vehicle on and heard how it went nuts while I was driving the other .... classic!
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Does a reciever glitch on the backstrech at W.O.T. with a nitro truggy count ?
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Does a reciever glitch on the backstrech at W.O.T. with a nitro truggy count ?
over the pipe and in the puckeys
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:57 AM
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Going to your only nationals and partying too much and ending up in B C D mains....
Still kicking myself over that and it was 30years ago.
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Old 09-11-2014, 11:20 AM
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In a rush to get to a heat, put the body of my sct410 on backwards, hilarious when I pulled the trigger.
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Old 09-11-2014, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by bob.less View Post
Is it ok to let only one out .?
OK.... one more....... lettin the 8yr old up the street drive my stadium truck the wk. b4 a race....... and he snaps my chassie in half hittin a curb !
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Back in brushed motor days I wired up my motor backwards, pull the trigger to go to the starting grid and the car goes the wrong way.

Plugged my ESC in backwards. Only ESC I ever smoked.

Racing sedan on my only good qualifier of the event, a minute left to go and cruising around the sweeper at the end of the straight the receiver browns out. Car coasts into the board as fast as it can go. Big boom, cracked chassis. Thanks SPEKTRUM, I will never buy another.

Showed up at the track on the wrong day.

Showed up at the track on the right day, six hours early.

Left all of my cars bodies at home on a weekend trip to California to race. Never bought, cut out, and painted bodies so fast in my life.

Raced in the wrong qualifier.

Forgot my sensor wire and ran an entire race in sensorless mode, which was against the rules.

Got hit in the eye by a bug during a qualifier.

Had people ask me for touring car tuning advice. As if I know what I'm doing.
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I have plugged in 3 esc's backwards. Only once at the track but all three hurt pride wise.
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I hit Billy Easton in the eye with my transmitter antenna during qualifying at Mod nationals in 2003
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