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Old 02-19-2006, 05:54 AM   #46
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That is a crock,x ray corally throw a towel over them not that much difference-results both are excellent look at the birds,novak,vegas
I race with these guys every week.I think I speak the truth.Still don't think you can really compare the teams to the average club racer either.Most of those guys can win with any of the newer cars.Also,with a large team the odds are that much better given the amount of info that can be gathered in a very short time.I'm not trashing any of these cars,they're all great.Just posted about the locals switching and getting faster.that's all.Mario.
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Its almost a given when switching to a new car to be faster... After a while you get to know your current car to well.. you start to over think things because you know it so well.. Your afraid to try stuff because it didnt work in the past ect.. I see this alot in oval racing.. Guys go on a bad streak with a car, and they start blaming.. they switch to a new platform where a different setup is needed and there faster.. new car new ways to try things..

in the end it comes down to setup and the wheel..Ive seen guys on 5 year old designs whoop up on the latest and greatest..
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Old 02-19-2006, 01:39 PM   #48
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Dayger, I dunno what Paulie would of done with another car.....the point being, the thread starter seems to think people get faster when switching to a corally......yet Xray seems to be fine just holding their own....and winning races.....

And I dunno about Paulie using a winning setup when he first got the car......he ran a 2mm chassis at Cleveland on carpet.....at the Novak, he had two roll centers or something backwards at the Novak.....Peter pointed it out and Paulie just said "it's fast, so I ain't changing it"...



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as a nooby who has only been in the indoor carpet game for a year or two, when i can get there . i have seen no less than 5 cars become the best out there. the pro 4 or the mi2 or the xray 04, 05 t2, or the rdx or the cyclone or the 415 ms redline etc. my point is this, this hobby has to change every month that is what makes it fun, and expensive . if we had to race the same car or use the same charger, discharger, servo, speedcontrol etc. every weekend it would get boring. this hobby is constantly trying to one up itself. that it why most people i know change cars almost every couple of months. there is this one guy tom who has every car the second it comes out. everybody switches ,if you find something you like use it till somethingelse you think is better comes out. maybe next month we have this talk again, and we can call it the rdx commune switching to the cyclone cult. by the way i did buy an rdx last month.
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I race with these guys every week.I think I speak the truth.Still don't think you can really compare the teams to the average club racer either.Most of those guys can win with any of the newer cars.Also,with a large team the odds are that much better given the amount of info that can be gathered in a very short time.I'm not trashing any of these cars,they're all great.Just posted about the locals switching and getting faster.that's all.Mario.
Is that a fact so at the halloween race when baker lapped paul when he was running a kyosho,then the next week he was running a x ray and threw the smack down and has ever since nothing to do with the car?It is evident with associateds ability to not really compete that ther is alot to be said of what the pros are driving,i am friend with many of thes guys and can speak from fact.
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Is that a fact so at the halloween race when baker lapped paul when he was running a kyosho,then the next week he was running a x ray and threw the smack down and has ever since nothing to do with the car?It is evident with associateds ability to not really compete that ther is alot to be said of what the pros are driving,i am friend with many of thes guys and can speak from fact.
No need to get hot about it.It's a discussion,not an argument.I just posted what i"ve observed the past couple of weeks at my local track.Yes,driver ability isn't all of it.Yes,some cars are easier to win with than others.I do wonder about the team size being a factor tho.Especially at the pro level.I do know it's easier to be faster when you have some others to share setups and ideas with.Just posting my thoughts on the subject.Eddie,I don't think the people I race with are getting faster,I see it.The reason for the post.Yes,X-ray is doing just fine,at both the pro and local level,I'm sure too.We did have 1 guy who switched and didn't improve much at all tho.Wonder what's that all about?lol.Mario.
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I might go to that race at Maxima. As long as I can get Stillwell to go with me, I think it would be a good time. It really depends on if the reedy race, or the nationals falls on the same date. I havent looked yet.
So what, you can only go if Rob goes with you? You won't go if I go with you?

Hey, send me a picture of that new transmitter you got, I want to see what it looks like.
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Old 02-19-2006, 09:19 PM   #53
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Is that a fact so at the halloween race when baker lapped paul when he was running a kyosho,then the next week he was running a x ray and threw the smack down and has ever since nothing to do with the car?It is evident with associateds ability to not really compete that ther is alot to be said of what the pros are driving,i am friend with many of thes guys and can speak from fact.

Well we all have seen that the kyosho needs some work. It's still prototype. It's obvious that anyone will probably be faster with an xray than the kyosho at this time.


Ace- Stillwell has been wanting to go to it. You can catch a ride with us if we go. I think you might have to wait till thursday to see that new radio. I cant seem to find a picture of it.
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Old 02-19-2006, 10:10 PM   #54
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I started R/C Racing back in the late 80's... and bought my 1st Corally (SP10) around 1990-91. I had to have it! Why? Because it was different from everything else that was available on the market at that time.

I didn't just buy it because it was different.... I bought it because it was a thing of beauty - and statement of QUALITY!

I got out of R/C for about 13 years. It's great to see that the same thing stands true today with the RDX....! I guess that's why I've always liked Corally... The Corally name is synonymous with QUALITY!

Speaking of quality has anyone seen the new Corally SP12X....?

This has to be the coolest looking 12th scale I've ever seen..! (I guess I'm gonn have to buy it!) Check it out...!!

http://international.corally.com/pdf/sp12x.pdf
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I agree that the most depends on the driver, and there is not much difference in performace of the top cars like HB, Tamiya, Xray, Corally. This almost applies to quality as well.
But there is a real difference in durability. And I think that in this area Xray is slightly ahead of the others.
Just correct me if I'm wrong, but
- Cyclone has troubles with the center one-way bearings
- Tamiya has troubles with center alu pulleys
- RDX is fragile. (and the new sp12... one front arm per mistake)
- Xray seems to be free from troubles like that - I know that the T2 has some early issues with unequal rear toe, but that's due to manufacturing tolerances, can be corrected by using shims and does not effect performance & durability
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- RDX is fragile.
Really? I heard otherwise... can anyone else comment? Was looking at an RDX, and they say it is pretty durable, which is why I am interested in it in the first place.
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its all in the arms. The RDX arms are not forgiving, and break alot.
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its all in the arms. The RDX arms are not forgiving, and break alot.

Although it might not sound logical, the 75 arms(x-hard), are the ones that can take most punishment...
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New arms....Something is wrong, Corally fixes it with an UPDATE, not a new car

http://international.corally.com/movies/wb1.wmv
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Tell that to the people that bought the Assassin...
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