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Old 09-20-2005, 06:57 AM   #16
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I`ve liked GQ Tires from the first time I used them. No broken rims, and hardly ever a chunk. The wear is phenomenal!I will continue to use them.
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Old 09-20-2005, 07:54 AM   #17
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Yeah I kinda believe each tire has its own characteristics and benefits for each type of track surface.

Ive found the twister tire to be pretty good on a p-lot track which is also pretty much untreated. I notice the rim is a bit more flexy than others and I had two fronts bend on my first batch within2 qualifiers and no memberable wrecks. I do like how the twister tire seems to be two different compounds from front to rear. Seems more rubber like in the rear and foam like in the front.

The jaco nitro shoe seems to be a more durable rim , had some chunking...that might have been prevented If I fixed the trouble spot. Im giving them another chance at my next race.

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Old 09-20-2005, 09:25 AM   #18
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All gas rubber is different rubber from front to rear.
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Old 09-20-2005, 02:12 PM   #19
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The only bad thing about GQ tire is they are very hard & if you hit the wall or board they bend & they do not return to original shap, so your tire will not run true. I like softer rim, but thst's just me.
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Old 09-20-2005, 02:22 PM   #20
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All gas rubber is different rubber from front to rear.
Your right. I guess I meant to say its more noticable on the twister tire, even the feel is quite a bit different. Also speaking of that tire , has anyone tried the black star racing tire? They look identical , even the packages except the coloring? Im guessing its the same company?
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Old 10-11-2005, 10:45 AM   #21
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http://rcmart.com
http://www.rcmushroom.com
http://shopping.rcmodel.com.hk

Those 3 have some great pricing on foams. The jaco nitro shoes from rcmart are 7 a pair, and I believe with shipping they come to around 9 dollar a pair. Pretty much unbeatable in the states.

But the thought is coming across my mind more and more, that usa rc owners should try to buy and support there local us and local area hobby shops. Cause thats what keeps this world going round...at least in our neck of the woods.

Otherwise we wont have any local support and tracks to run at. As well we wont have local shops to check things out in to get further knowledge or quick parts. Hong Kong isnt the fastest source, which those shops all reside in.
I dont know who runs the tracks in the states but the local shops here have nothing to do with them so supporting the shops wont help with the track.

Its for this reason we dont care if they all go broke. If they did put an effort into supporting the track maybe we would buy stuff from them
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:00 PM   #23
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Which is a better wheel? spoke rim,dish rim or y frame rim?
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Who has the best price on GQ foam tires. 26mm,30mm
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I use the Enneti Foams.
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I dont know who runs the tracks in the states but the local shops here have nothing to do with them so supporting the shops wont help with the track.

Its for this reason we dont care if they all go broke. If they did put an effort into supporting the track maybe we would buy stuff from them
That is a pretty naive comment. The shops may not directly support the tracks in your part of the world, but how many new racers do you think you would get without shops? 3 fifths of f$#k all I would suggest. When is the last time RC Mushroom refered a racer to your local track? Without new blood there will be no racing for anyone. You dont have to shop at your LHS but dont wish it were gone.

Back on topic, I usually use Jacos & I have just tried ATS for the first time recently & they look the goods. I dont know if Kyosho or Mugen drivers will appreciate the yellow Serpent rim on the ATS though
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