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01-28-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,171
Posted By heretic

Aaaand that's how you lose my business....

Aaaand that's how you lose my business. :rolleyes: :lol:
01-07-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 364,577
Posted By heretic

I was tempted to ask my GF for a D216 for...

I was tempted to ask my GF for a D216 for Christmas, but there was a conjunction of things that made me decide against it.

-Front wheel offset is non-EOS (dealbreaker for me, my local series...
12-22-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,100
Posted By heretic

Funny thing is, a well setup rubber 1/12th car in...

Funny thing is, a well setup rubber 1/12th car in 2017 car is probably nearly as fast as they were 20 years ago on foams. Were 1/12th cars not already awesome 20 years ago? I think they were. If we...
12-22-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 48,647
Posted By heretic

I'm not sure I understand (language barrier and...

I'm not sure I understand (language barrier and all that)... Do you mean people who favor rubber tires for their toy cars suffer from a deficit of manhood? Or, if you meant it figuratively, do you...
12-14-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,435
Posted By heretic

OR you can stop wasting your time, your money and...

OR you can stop wasting your time, your money and your health and just buy disposable bearings from time to time for less than a dollar each. This whole "ceramic bearings with light oil" thing is one...
12-13-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9,150
Views: 2,204,947
Posted By heretic

My assumption is that on the shock body, the...

My assumption is that on the shock body, the thread for the cap and the thread for the spring collar are done in two steps and therefore they are not "indexed" to one another. The only workaround I...
12-11-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 48,647
Posted By heretic

So we have: unequal wear F/R, thus truing...

So we have: unequal wear F/R, thus truing required between runs to keep diameters in check and re-adjusting you droops and ride height,

plus: chunking, which means gluing shenanigans and truing to...
12-11-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 63,436
Posted By heretic

Late to the party again, Paul. ;)

Late to the party again, Paul. ;)
12-10-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 259,901
Posted By heretic

For carpet, I pretty much always fell back on the...

For carpet, I pretty much always fell back on the the box setup, to the exception of white springs all around and a bit of arm sweep (front inboard toe-out).

Without necessarily gluing the...
12-01-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,378
Posted By heretic

https://youtu.be/6vI-UYyPBZE?t=307 I don't...

https://youtu.be/6vI-UYyPBZE?t=307

I don't think one can reasonably expect more durability than that from an RC car. We're talking about a 5 year old child. By the time he's 8 or 9, if he really...
12-01-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,378
Posted By heretic

Honestly, a Bandit or a Rustler xl5 RTR sound...

Honestly, a Bandit or a Rustler xl5 RTR sound like a perfect choice. Cheap, not too fast, not too slow, upgradeable to the moon and back, and you can actually race them, so they're future-proof-...
12-01-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,378
Posted By heretic

So let me get this straight, breaking 5$ worth of...

So let me get this straight, breaking 5$ worth of parts after driving the truck at full speed into a wall is a "durability issue"? :rolleyes:
11-30-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 63,436
Posted By heretic

Sorry wtcc, forgot to answer. Maybe you can use...

Sorry wtcc, forgot to answer. Maybe you can use something like this?

http://cmchobbies.co.za/shop/image/cache/data/products/Servos/carbon%20servo%20arms%20-futaba1-600x600.jpg


You know what...
11-27-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 63,436
Posted By heretic

Great job wtcc! How is your bumpsteer? The more I...

Great job wtcc! How is your bumpsteer? The more I look at your servo saver, the more I wonder if you couldn't get rid of it altogether. With the steering turnbuckles anchored so far from the center...
11-27-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 48,647
Posted By heretic

Just when we thought we were rid of foam tires...

Just when we thought we were rid of foam tires for good in TC... :lol:
11-23-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By heretic

I tried VRC pro a few years back and didn't like...

I tried VRC pro a few years back and didn't like it much. Last week I gave it another try and honestly I don't know how this is supposed to help people. TC and 1/12 are impossible to drive, it's like...
11-14-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By heretic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anpCaqWejJs ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anpCaqWejJs

not 1/12th but cool video nonetheless
11-14-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 245,478
Posted By heretic

They wouldn't, if only because the camber link...

They wouldn't, if only because the camber link anchors to the tower on the T2 vs. it anchors to the bulkhead on the T4. Plus the bulkhead spacing might be different. May I ask, is there something...
11-13-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,085
Posted By heretic

Anyone know why redrc have no video yet? I like...

Anyone know why redrc have no video yet? I like their coverage but...
11-12-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 57,705
Posted By heretic

So for 479$ I get a lame copy of an Xray T3, with...

So for 479$ I get a lame copy of an Xray T3, with close to zero part support? Count me in! :lol:

Seriously this is madness. For that price I can get one on the latest Yokomos. Or I can get a VBC...
11-04-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,003
Posted By heretic

+1, sounds about what you should expect....

+1, sounds about what you should expect. Especially with ancient, low-end, unmatched nimh cells on a car that might not be maintained too well.

I can't tell you how many times I've seen...
10-30-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,486
Posted By heretic

Ah, good point.

Ah, good point.
10-29-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,486
Posted By heretic

Just curious, couldn't one just run 12mm wheels...

Just curious, couldn't one just run 12mm wheels on the 10mm hex? After all, the wheel is not driven, it just has to sit on a flat surface.
10-20-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 364,577
Posted By heretic

Ronnefalk seems to de driving a B6 at this...

Ronnefalk seems to de driving a B6 at this weekend's EOS... Bummer for those of us who were hoping to see an update of the D216:tire:
10-10-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By heretic

Hobbyking has a good 4wd buggy with decent...

Hobbyking has a good 4wd buggy with decent electronics for 240 euro. Impossible to beat IMHO.

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/bsr-racing-bz-444-pro-1-10-4wd-racing-buggy-10-5t-arr.html?___store=en_us...
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