R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro Off-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-27-2011, 05:38 PM   #46
Tech Addict
Jake C6R's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Simi Valley, CA
Posts: 557
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)

Originally Posted by Beddo View Post
I made my own out of bits of scrap. Works a treat.
I like it and I'll bet it works almost as well as the store bought models.

I have a magnetic one but it can't handle the heavy wheels and tires, especially the monster truck tires.

So I made one as well using an extra Revo hub and axle I had laying around. I trimmed off the parts where the pillow balls connect and the steering rod. Then mounted it to a piece of wood and clamp it in my vise. I'll take a photo - it's crude but seems pretty effective to me! It can handle my truggy tires and the biggest and heaviest monster truck tires I have.

OK here are the pix of my Frankenstein balancer - it's primitive but it works and cost me $0. The Road Rages in the picture bounced so much they were unusable - now that I balanced them they run smooth as a baby's [email protected]#!!! LOL

Last edited by Jake C6R; 05-27-2011 at 06:00 PM. Reason: Added photos
Jake C6R is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
whats a good wheel balancer? bigguyrc8 Nitro Off-Road 20 02-05-2010 09:39 PM
Hudy wheel balancer trap121 Electric Off-Road 15 09-08-2009 10:26 AM
New Wheel Balancer Machine's R/C H Nitro Off-Road 26 03-10-2008 10:20 PM
Trinity P2k2Pro ARM- pls help! sonneteer Electric On-Road 21 07-14-2006 05:46 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 02:30 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net