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Old 10-25-2007, 08:39 AM   #1
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Default Top ten RC Myths that should be busted?

I thought it would be fun to create a list of "RC Myths" that would be cool to see on Myth Busters.

Example:

When a Sub C cell explodes, it has the force of a 22 caliber riffle, and is therefore lethal.

Or how about this one:

When a friend or loved one dies, if you bury an XRAY chassis with them in the coffin, that person is guaranteed to go to heaven.
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:43 AM   #2
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When a Sub C cell explodes, it has the force of a 22 caliber riffle, and is therefore lethal.
it does have alot of force. the pressure inside reaches 10.5 bar before they explode. thats alot of pressure for a cell that small, over 150psi! (152.2899 to be exact)

i have one, that drinking nitro makes you go blind. it does not! a shot a day keeps the darkness away i say. tornado's my favourite. nice smooth double malt flavour. modeltechnics tastes of orange (i knew that synthetic addative pack was there for a reason)
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Racing with the latest chassis makes you an instant A finalist.

Thats a myth....
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I love myth buters. How about the one:

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Myth: The Tekin R1 is a real product
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:52 AM   #6
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Cutting 4 inches off your motor and battery lead wires will make your car noticeably faster.
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deadshorting 4200's is bad, now that is a myth that will make you faster.
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Cutting 4 inches off your motor and battery lead wires will make your car noticeably faster.
only if your wires are made out of cheese
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Myth: ROAR may legalize brushless and lipo sometime soon.
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Myth; direct solder verse deans makes you faster!

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Eli Ezrow is Amish
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Myth: removeing the stock tamiya esc out of the mo3 and putting a very expensive esc in it's place makes you faster with the silver can motor.

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it's impossible to tweak a silver can motor in such a way it give you more speed or advantage and have it pass the judges at an event.

posible tests

twisting the crank to alter the turn count/timing
majic potions i'e engine oil and such
strenghtening the magnets in some way
others that i dont know of
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Eli Ezrow is Amish
What?!?! Are you serious?!?!?

Myth: This thread wont end with McSmooth posting the picture of a naked dude.
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