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Old 02-07-2011, 02:05 PM   #1
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Default A Close Look at those Fairgrounds R/C cars!

I thought you guys would enjoy these photos.

My son and I went to the World of Wheels last year at the fairgounds in Indianapolis. Of course, the guys running the R/C cars caught our attention. We got a rare glimpse of the INSIDE of one of those high-performance R/C cars! The lady opened it up and laid it there for all the world to see! Can you imagine that happening at Area 51? Never!

You will be very impressed by the extraordinary technology and care that goes into keeping these cars in top condition.

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Old 02-07-2011, 02:12 PM   #2
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Love the plywood bumpers.
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Old 02-07-2011, 02:23 PM   #3
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Looks like an old Mcallister pan car from back in the day.
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Well look at that, those things use practically the same stuff us racers use. I thought it was some kind of commercial only kind of equipment. I have a novak rooster reversible esc just like that one.
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Old 02-07-2011, 03:02 PM   #6
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I would like to see how they make the transmitter work with the steering wheel and gas pedal...
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Old 02-07-2011, 03:06 PM   #7
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The car looks like an old Bolink eliminator, using old Nicd batteries,Novak ESC all very similiar to what we use to race with right now.
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lol. i rember those things at are local fair prob 5years back i raced one of these. winner raced free next race deal. i was there tell the asked me to leave. guess racing the real rc paid off that nigt. lol
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:32 AM   #9
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lol. i rember those things at are local fair prob 5years back i raced one of these. winner raced free next race deal. i was there tell the asked me to leave. guess racing the real rc paid off that nigt. lol
Yep, I'd say that's where the bug bit you! But it was probably more expensive using their equipment than buying your own. Wonder if they make a living at running those racers, or just some extra cash?
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Love the plywood bumpers.
+1, but I bet someone still manages to break it, somehow!...
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Not even sure about that. It almost looks like a drill motor. Who knows how many turns are on that armature. Those things run forever like that. Slow but long. You never see them change a battery at those things.
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