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1/10th Electric Off-Road Wheel/Tire Balancing

Old 01-08-2021, 06:52 PM
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Default 1/10th Electric Off-Road Wheel/Tire Balancing

What are people using for wheel/tire balancing?

I've seen the AE Factory tool, and the AKA one with clay looks like its on back order almost on every website...
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Old 01-08-2021, 07:09 PM
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Put the wheels on your front hub , spin it and use poster tack to balance? Why do you need a $40 tool to do this?
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posted in other thread about hole punching tires....

This is what I use. bought $6 bucks. I sharpened the ends and squeeze it between my fingers. Works great. You will get a great feel for it quickly.

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/simple-h...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

and then wall putty for the ballast on the inside of the rim. Doesnt have to be perfect.
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2nd for the front hub and a buck or 2 for modeling clay. Color choices as well so you can kinda match wheel color.
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A Top Flight magnetic prop balancer is hands down the best thing out there for 1/10th scale tires. They're one of the most inexpensive options too, when I got mine years ago it was about $15. The only drawback is you need to rig up a spare hub to do 1/8th scale buggy wheels, and truggy tires are too heavy for it.
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Old 01-11-2021, 08:07 PM
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sweet thanks everyone, going with the J Concepts one
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