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Old 04-22-2013, 12:42 PM   #16
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Actually just finished writing a blog on my 1/10 journey and my cars over the past 6 to 7 years. Free plug hehehe

http://racereadyrcs.blogspot.com/
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:13 AM   #17
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Actually just finished writing a blog on my 1/10 journey and my cars over the past 6 to 7 years. Free plug hehehe

http://racereadyrcs.blogspot.com/
We NEED more blogs like this! Keep it up!
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:40 AM   #18
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We NEED more blogs like this! Keep it up!
Cheers I've been working in the media industry since graduating and finally decided to do something with the training that I've had that can hopefully contribute to the hobby.

I do write ups for Neobuggy and some smaller rc mags once in a while but never what I really want to write about.

Just hope I can find the time to keep the blog active.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:12 AM   #19
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I went from a TC3 to a TC6, get the picture ?
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:27 AM   #20
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I agree with the folks who said parts availability, durability, and tuning options being the main reasons to upgrade.

buying a new chassis every year seems a bit over kill to me...but hey if you have the change in your pocket, who am I to judge
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Most serious racers get a new car every time a new model is released by their preferred brand. They sell their old car right away to offset some of the cost.

They usually pick a brand and stick with it. Spares are usually common and carry over from one model to the next. Sticking with a brand also helps you to sort out setups and how effective certain setting changes are.

Guys that hop brand to brand seem to get lost and never have a lot of success with any car.

Truth is all the current sedans can be winners if you take the time to figure the car out.


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Heck I rocked a T1 pre FK05 until the local shop threatened to give me all their old spares in 1 shot rather than piece by piece lol.


I always wondered if an online hobby shop that specialized in old, discontinued parts would/could make money....
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Heck I rocked a T1 pre FK05 until the local shop threatened to give me all their old spares in 1 shot rather than piece by piece lol.
I had an FK05 that was totally dialed. Then I upgraded to the T2 '06 just because it was the new thing to have. BIG MISTAKE!

I now have the T2 009 since 2010. Upgraded it with an Exotek chassis. I can still get parts for it and it still runs great. Cars nowadays aren't changing so much like it did 10yrs ago. As long as the parts support is still good, you can run a car for about 3 seasons depending on how often you race.

If I have more time to play, I may upgrade but for now what I have is good enough.
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I always wondered if an online hobby shop that specialized in old, discontinued parts would/could make money....
+1...Problem is that the pros have to upgrade everytime a new chassis comes out to promote it. If you had a few guys getting media attention for sticking with a chassis then the Joe Racer's would consider doing the same.

Nobody seems to understand that work=wins
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