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Old 03-21-2008, 04:57 AM   #1
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Alright, its not really my backyard, I built her at work, The driving is pretty crappy though.

In my defense the surface is a horror, Rough as guts, loose, and peppered with lumps of broken concrete and bricks...

The car is an Academy SBV2 Pro, and shes doing a stunning job, Other cars I have tried on this track were utterly useless.

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Old 03-21-2008, 07:36 AM   #3
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Thanks, Its taken a power of work to get it to its current state.

she looked like this before I started...

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Very cool layout, now you need to find some fellow r/c's to turn into helpers and smooth it out.
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I could have done with the helpers back when I moved in 8 truckloads of dirt, and shaped and raked the entire project.

The real issue is water, I have instant access to various sized plate compactors, even a ride on roller, But in order for compaction to work the dirt has to be wet, and we are having the longest hottest summer I have ever seen, and the nearest tap is about a mile away.

Just raking it out doesn't do much, The car is ripping holes in it on the first run.

In regards to the layout, It works far better then I had hopped for, I didn't get to run a car on it until I was well into the project. It could have been a major mistake.
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