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Old 06-06-2011, 03:25 PM   #1
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hi just wanting to know a list of ''hard'' rims that suite sorex rubbers that are not to weak like sorex rims.cheers
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When it comes to plastics, "hard" is often brittle. Not generally a very desirable trait. The current Schumacher Revlite rims that Sorex tires are premounted on now are pretty hard and brittle. The old speedmind rims were much less brittle. The shallow hexes could be better, but at least I never cracked a speedmind rim. The first set I bought on the new Schumacher revlite rims, I cracked all 4 rims, right after getting them broken in, from very minor hits.

Why do you want rims that are hard?
Perhaps you mean durable.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:08 PM   #3
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When it comes to plastics, "hard" is often brittle. Not generally a very desirable trait. The current Schumacher Revlite rims that Sorex tires are premounted on now are pretty hard and brittle. The old speedmind rims were much less brittle. The shallow hexes could be better, but at least I never cracked a speedmind rim. The first set I bought on the new Schumacher revlite rims, I cracked all 4 rims, right after getting them broken in, from very minor hits.

Why do you want rims that are hard?
Perhaps you mean durable.
To be honest Its not often that I damage a hard rim it's more for handling why I like a hard rim. "Sweep" and "yokomo" are hard and never cracked one yet but are out of stock where I shop.As for a hard rim I don't like rims to flexible as I prefer the flexing to be left up to the chassie not the rim.In my finding to much flex in a rim is not a good thing.

More to the point would like not to order other brands and not fit sorex rubber well and be to soft so would like other option
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Tamiya rims are a good match to the Yok's....
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What do you have access to? Order wheels from AE, they are the Yokomo ones. I forget part number. Or if you can.. get some Xenon wheels. They make/made Sorex specific wheels. One with high/normal rib and one with low rib. Do you have access to the Jaco wheels that where used on the SJR Sorex premounts? Tamiya wheels might be okay, but they are a tad small. Well, they don't have clearance for my setup. 3Racing dish wheels work. I would say Echo wheels, but you don't like flex rims. They are my favorite next to the Yoks and Xenon. You try HotBodies?
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Get in touch with Greg at Feral Batteries.com

He's got some quite strong stiff rims there

If you want to try a set, pm me you postal address & 'll send you a set to try, no charge
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I prefer the SpeedMind Aero Dish They are about the same stiffness as the Shumacher RevLite, but I havn't found them to crack, at least not yet

Then you have the Kyosho plastic wheel that came with the Stallion kit Haha, I guess it's hard to find worse rims than those...
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the yok rims are hard but fragile the speedmind rims are really good
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Did you check Sweep USA for stock?, I think they sell direct, RCMushroom also seem to have some stock, though I don't know which are the hards, or which type fit the Sorex...

http://www.sweepracingusa.com/index.php?cPath=21
http://www.rc-mushroom.com/product_i...ducts_id=14843
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Both will fit the Sorex tyre? I can't imagine that they won't fit...
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Did you check Sweep USA for stock?, I think they sell direct, RCMushroom also seem to have some stock, though I don't know which are the hards, or which type fit the Sorex...

http://www.sweepracingusa.com/index.php?cPath=21
http://www.rc-mushroom.com/product_i...ducts_id=14843
hey i seen they where in stock at rcmushroom but no 36 sorex so i didnt want to place orders at two places but looks like might have to seems like the hk and the usa site are getting a hammering since the dollar is good.cheers
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Check those out

http://www.rc-mushroom.com/product_i...ducts_id=22447
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Did not notice they were out of stock of some sorex, and I do get the not wanting to spread out your orders, keep getting struck by that one myself, in the end I usually give up and often have 3 different orders coming from 3 different shops...
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hey i seen they where in stock at rcmushroom but no 36 sorex so i didnt want to place orders at two places but looks like might have to seems like the hk and the usa site are getting a hammering since the dollar is good.cheers
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You may wish to comsider the Shimizu 5 spoke ... stiff and very durable.

I also have Sorex 36 tyres in stock
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