After a 20 yr hiatus


Old 03-14-2019, 09:34 AM
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Default After a 20 yr hiatus

I'm gonna jump back into the R/C world. Years ago, I had raced near Burlington Iowa, where they had two outdoor dirt ovals. Started in 2 wheel stock with a FX10, and ended up upgrading to a RC10 Graphite which was modded (suspension wise) for oval use.....lowered, offset battery, etc.

My tentative plan is to go with a BBE Switchblade Midwest Mod. Has anybody had any experience or heard anything good or bad about them? Aside from being a bit pricey, I have heard only good thing at least as relates to customer service.

Which is more popular. . . Midwest Mod or SC Mod? Any advantages to one over the other?

Given the changes in electronics/batteries/etc, this will be a learning experience, but oughta be fun once I get it sorted out.
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Old 03-15-2019, 06:47 AM
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I raced one dirt oval last year. I bought a stock Slash and converted it into a Mud Boss. That track had pretty open rules. It's best to check with your local track to see what fits into their rules. Also see what those guys are running. If nobody is running one type of car there's probably a reason for it.
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