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Old 01-09-2007, 09:21 AM   #421
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this is another example of a racer educating without cheap shots.
"without" was my key word...
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and some people just dont seem to understand or comprehend it.
Hey Guys lets have fun and keep on racing..thanks for the info EA.
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:29 AM   #422
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Doug or Brandon:

The Mini results link is pulling the Novak 13.5 results. Just a heads up. Here's the link:

http://liverc.rccars.com/view_result...-A_Results.pdf
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:36 AM   #423
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Default Changing the rule without adding cost

This is obviously not a new problem, I think it is great that Scotty has created a level playing field but many races do not hinder 'cranking' and I believe this causes a problem to racers who don't want to 'stretch' the rules.'

I actually agree that we should just eliminate the rule against this. It doesn't require expensive high technology to crank a comm. If we drop it as a rule, there is no longer an advantage to those who either:

a) Might want to cheat

b) Have access to high volumes of arms that get resold, thus being able to cull out those coming from the factory with advanced timing.

Cranking, if not illegal, is just a risk to that racer. This is no different than running with too high of a rollout.





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I'll vote for that. Crank it pass the limit at your own risk.
Trying to increase tolerances on rc electric motors will add cost to the end user hinted by EP @ the big T.
Every year or so there is always a new stock motor ...ex. green,monster,binary,roar legal,co27,x..and the list goes on.
Just eliminate the fixed end-bell rule all together, make a round can with adj. timing and bushings.
My guess lap times will not improve that much but the issue of some people cheating in stock-a fied would be minimized.
The honest truth stock is not what it's meant to be. Racers are always
looking for that extra edge. Just the nature of tuning the stock motor by aligning the brush hoods to me, IMO, VOIDS the stock class.
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:42 AM   #424
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Just wanted to thank scotty and the crew for once again running the best race out there. I have been to the Novak race 3 times now and it is by far and away my favorite big event.

Thanks guys, for continuing to raise the bar for rc racing and making big races fun for everyone.

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Old 01-09-2007, 10:04 AM   #425
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Ed,

DON'T FEED THE BEAR!

Once again a great Novak race. Thanks to Scotty and everyone at Trackside for putting on a great show.
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:22 AM   #426
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Just wanted to say thanks to Scotty,Boomer,Nancy,Kenny,Jamie and everyone that makes this race such a special one each and every year!!!!!!

Also a big Congrats to my teammates Paulie,and Drew...Awesome job guys!!!!

Also a big Congrats to Lee P. who dominated 13.5 with your T2'007 EU edition in 13.5....you and your dad did a great job!

Thank you to all my Sponsors for making racing FUN again!

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Old 01-09-2007, 10:37 AM   #427
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Just wanted to say thanks to Scotty,Boomer,Nancy,Kenny,Jamie and everyone that makes this race such a special one each and every year!!!!!!

Also a big Congrats to my teammates Paulie,and Drew...Awesome job guys!!!!

Also a big Congrats to Lee P. who dominated 13.5 with your T2'007 EU edition in 13.5....you and your dad did a great job!

Thank you to all my Sponsors for making racing FUN again!

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nice run Barry....good to see you in the mix again.
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Look out, Barry is having fun again
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Just wanted to say thanks to Scotty,Boomer,Nancy,Kenny,Jamie and everyone that makes this race such a special one each and every year!!!!!!

Also a big Congrats to my teammates Paulie,and Drew...Awesome job guys!!!!

Also a big Congrats to Lee P. who dominated 13.5 with your T2'007 EU edition in 13.5....you and your dad did a great job!

Thank you to all my Sponsors for making racing FUN again!

Barry

Thank you barry! you were a big help this week! thanks for giving me and my dad some great pointers.

Just curious? i was on the teamxray.com website for the 2007 US Touring Car Championship and my name was not up there for the news and the results of the race? the say team xray made 3 wins and 2 TQ's but since i won and TQ'ed that would make it 4 wins and 3 TQ's. I conacted Xray about the situation and is their any way i can get my name up there?

Anyway. Good job Barry! you made Xray proud! that car is really working out for you! Have safe trip home! it's now 8 months before your home becomes mine!
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Pictures are on the website now. WWW.Trackside.com

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Ed,

DON'T FEED THE BEAR!

Once again a great Novak race. Thanks to Scotty and everyone at Trackside for putting on a great show.
FEED THE BEAR!
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Nice photos Big Daddy Boomer.
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You just knew this about to happen...
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Old 01-09-2007, 05:11 PM   #434
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I'd like to Thank the weather. Thanks weather for not being -10 all week.

Thanks weather for letting the sun out and turning off the wind.

Really though, everyone here at Novak would like to thank all the racers and of course everyone on the Trackside Crew! Scotty ran himself ragged again and put on a great show with lots of help from the guys.

Congrats to all the class winners, even if you didn't run a Novak ESC....

We had a great time, and saw another full week of great racing action.

See you all next year!
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thanks alot bvoltz - always stirring the pot.........
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