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Old 05-24-2004, 11:41 AM   #61
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Very cool concept design. I'm interested. Let me know when you get the proto-type done. If it all goes together, fit and finish, I would be interested in one. Here's my email [email protected], keep me informed.

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Old 05-24-2004, 11:46 AM   #62
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Hey Echo, Yea we Will keep your informed and everybody else Who is intrested. I have prorably seen you if your from Orlando. I am very intrested as well even thought I don't run tc3.
The Hard working man behind is Sammy.
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Old 05-24-2004, 11:48 AM   #63
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hi guys,
well said SammyXp.
If our prototype goes well, a few racers may take it up. At least until the new tc3 comes out.
Believe the Hien is a modifed SD at heart.

It is really just because i can and want to be different
It might work, it might not, dont know until you try.

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Old 06-12-2004, 03:27 PM   #64
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Hi guys,
just a quick update, have added a section to my website regarding the project. Click on the link.
Project moon Shot Link

There is a teaser mock up pic on there, and it will be updated whenever i have any new information .

Hows yours coming on SammyXP/ True R/C Racing?

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Old 06-12-2004, 03:55 PM   #65
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I believe the Hien is a modifed SD at heart.
Yes the SD is the Base of the Hien... But there is only 4of these cars made... The local track that I race at has one of the users of this car and it does work very well but every time he brakes some thing ... it`s like a scramble to find out which maker made the parts that he needs
The Hien is maid buy 3~5 cars
OVA T4
Yok SD
AE TC-3
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Alex CE-4

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Old 06-12-2004, 04:27 PM   #66
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Default midmotored tc3

i defintely wanna give it a try. a mid motor tc3 would seem well balanced wih teh batts in teh back and elecs on 1 side. just wondering. will have to see my .2cents
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Old 06-13-2004, 05:13 AM   #67
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Hi dave,
thanks for the info on the hien.
Luckily this prototype is mainly a tc3 with a few other off the shelf parts, there are only a few parts that have to me made/fettled to fit.
Glad to here the hien works well, but as it is based on a SD i am not suprised it breaks!
I have had quite a few offers from round here to drive the car when it is ready, looks like i might have to make two!
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We've been kinda busy with other projects to make much progress on the TC3M, but it's still under development. Commonality in parts is definitely crucial. Anything that isn't off-the-shelf is being over-engineered to assure no breakage.
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We've been pretty busy with other projects and haven't had a chance to get a working prototype made yet, but it is still under development. Parts breakage with custom parts is definitely a concern. Anything that is not off-the-shelf is definitely being over-engineered to assure no breakage.
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hi,
yep parts breakage is a real concern with a custom car and availability.
My warpspeed is getting very much custom, with a new top deck and with many parts polished and filed and machined to reduce weight and well.......make it look neat and tidy. I am dreading breaking it as each part had had some work done on it.
Also being in the UK i cannot get hold of warpspeed parts very easily.
Listen to me blabing on.............

How are you addressing the driveshaft lengths?
Was thinking of shortening a carbon tube tc3 shafts, but have found some donebones that will fit just to get the car running.


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How are you addressing the driveshaft lengths?
Was thinking of shortening a carbon tube tc3 shafts, but have found some donebones that will fit just to get the car running.


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Couldn't find dogbones to fit so we're going custom machined aluminum for now. A call to MIP might be all I need to find the right size, though. I'm looking for a 60-65mm length (pin to pin).
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Any pictures of yalls project
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Old 06-15-2004, 08:54 AM   #73
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I love the center 2F design (pic3/4) and will surely try to get one if it goes production. That design makes the car UNIQUE!

It seems such design hasn't been named yet. How about this: TC3.5
.5 means the location of motor: middle of chassis

for True R/C Racing:
You might like to consider using center shafts from FW05R. I think the length of FW05R 2 pieces center shafts should close to what you need. Using as much exist parts as possible will help lots to drop price and increase maintainability.
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the name was originally the TC3"M" M= mid motor
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the name was originally the TC3"M" M= mid motor
Seems I jump the page too fast..

Any schedule for production run?
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