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Old 05-24-2012, 07:12 PM
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pretty sweet sc body. how is it standing up to the testing? also how does the truck handle without any of the holes punched out?
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Testing the Sc body this weekend. It does have 2 large cutouts in it.
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I love the SCT body on your truck, Smiley. It looks like a perfect candidate for wild paint jobs, with how many relatively flat surfaces it has.

One thing I've noticed about FTW bodies is that they seem to be made of the same polycarbonate as Losi bodies, and that becomes a factor when painting them. I've painted several Losi 22 bodies, and every time I use Spaz Stix ultimate mirror chrome on them, it always turns out looking like satin silver instead of deep, reflective chrome. I don't have that problem with any other brand of bodies, so I assume it's a property of that particular polycarbonate that makes the chrome turn out that way. It's not the biggest problem in the world, but something that I think FTW should know about.
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Huh, I have not noticed this. I rarely ever use chrome anymore.
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I have purchased the scte fan and in both of our cars the fans have quit working i paid close to 60 bucks for the fan/ carbon brace combo, is there a place to just get the fans, because right now its useless and my motors are cooking. please help me at [email protected]
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Originally Posted by tq_danpatterson View Post
I love the SCT body on your truck, Smiley. It looks like a perfect candidate for wild paint jobs, with how many relatively flat surfaces it has.

One thing I've noticed about FTW bodies is that they seem to be made of the same polycarbonate as Losi bodies, and that becomes a factor when painting them. I've painted several Losi 22 bodies, and every time I use Spaz Stix ultimate mirror chrome on them, it always turns out looking like satin silver instead of deep, reflective chrome. I don't have that problem with any other brand of bodies, so I assume it's a property of that particular polycarbonate that makes the chrome turn out that way. It's not the biggest problem in the world, but something that I think FTW should know about.
Checked out your link--really nice work!

I've painted chrome on a few FTW bodies. On a couple of occasions it turned out with a satin-type finish, but that was because I forgot to shake up the bottle first. Oooops! I've always used Alclad II and other than the instances mentioned above the chrome turned out pretty nice.
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Originally Posted by Grey Hulk View Post
I have purchased the scte fan and in both of our cars the fans have quit working i paid close to 60 bucks for the fan/ carbon brace combo, is there a place to just get the fans, because right now its useless and my motors are cooking. please help me at [email protected]
Email sent.
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Grey Hulk- Email them @- [email protected] They will take care of you.
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I just went on your website and all of your bodies look great, especially the SCT Body!!! I wish you guys the greatest of luck!
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Any news on an xb9 body?
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I like the idea of trying a t4.1 chassis on my B4 for the large outdoor track here. I just despise the look of cab forward buggy bodies.
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Vanes for the RB5 and the B4ft ? please
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Bodies for the t4.1 and rustler(huge market) would be nice
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Originally Posted by B00t13g View Post
Any news on an xb9 body?
Yes, actually. Check out the gallery from the AKA race on our Facebook page...it includes a few pics of the prototype XB9 Night Fox. They start shipping next week.
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Originally Posted by GoldenEye View Post
Checked out your link--really nice work!

I've painted chrome on a few FTW bodies. On a couple of occasions it turned out with a satin-type finish, but that was because I forgot to shake up the bottle first. Oooops! I've always used Alclad II and other than the instances mentioned above the chrome turned out pretty nice.
Thank you for saying so!

I always shake my chrome up really well before spraying it. Maybe it was just a property of the Losi bodies I painted. Only one way to find out- I'll have to get me a NightFox body and throw on YET ANOTHER NEW SCHEME FOR MY B4.1. No, seriously! This one's gunna be permanent! (Yeah, right.)

Seriously, though, I don't doubt your word. And by the way, give Spaz Stix Ultimate Mirror Chrome a try. I've used both Alclad II and Spaz Stix, and let me just say I am INFINITELY glad Spaz Stix is back in business and producing paint. You simply spray it on, straight out of the rattle can- and boom. 95% reflectivity in less than five minutes. Check it out: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ray-Paint-35oz

Now back on-topic, lol. For the next set of bodies I get for myself, I'm going to go for you guys. Seriously, I've waited long enough to support a state-local company. Just get that SCT body in production soon, guys! I'll be needing one.
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