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06-11-2013, 12:59 PM
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Posted By JR007

That's exactly what I do :)

That's exactly what I do :)
06-10-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,378
Posted By JR007

Lipo's have a Peak voltage that dips a little...

Lipo's have a Peak voltage that dips a little soon after use begins, then levels out for most of the charge before dropping sharply.
Life's have almost no drop off until right at the end of the...
05-22-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,730
Posted By JR007

That's pretty clever stuff :)

That's pretty clever stuff :)
05-17-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,493
Posted By JR007

But if enough people agree with your ranting, it...

But if enough people agree with your ranting, it will validate you and your opinion, making you a stronger person....

dammit, can't find the sarcasm key again.
05-15-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By JR007

You have brakes. Look at the throttle servo. It...

You have brakes. Look at the throttle servo. It will have linkages from two ends, one controls the throttle, the other controls the brake :)
05-13-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,771
Posted By JR007

ULTIMATE necro-post :) :) :)

ULTIMATE necro-post :) :) :)
05-05-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,477
Posted By JR007

That was a cool rig though :) See that sort of...

That was a cool rig though :)
See that sort of stuff all through RC racing, clever people we are.....
05-04-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,822
Posted By JR007

I find this thread interesting, being from a...

I find this thread interesting, being from a small rock in the South Pacific. It's good to see others views of the world.
For those that don't want the politics, there is always the option of not...
05-01-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,560
Posted By JR007

If the $1200 is the MX you have, I wouldn't do...

If the $1200 is the MX you have, I wouldn't do it. I think if you want to race, you will need some tuning options and parts such as:
- Various weight shock and diff oils
- Various shock spring...
04-30-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,983
Posted By JR007

Spektrum DX2E. Great specs for a $60 radio, and...

Spektrum DX2E.
Great specs for a $60 radio, and very light :)
04-29-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,560
Posted By JR007

I'm just getting into it too, i've raced electric...

I'm just getting into it too, i've raced electric for years, but had no gear as of a few months ago after taking a break. This is what I did, money is New Zealand Dollars, so will be higher than USD...
04-29-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10,238
Views: 1,419,367
Posted By JR007

Great, thanks for that. I figued I have mine...

Great, thanks for that. I figued I have mine right now, so will be good to see what others have done.
The previous owner used full size Deans plugs on the recevier pack. He recons because dirt...
04-27-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,125
Posted By JR007

The point is, not everyone starts RC "racing"...

The point is, not everyone starts RC "racing" from the POV of wanting to wrench and tune all day. There is merit in taking a vehicle that has been built ready to (almost) race.
The next part is...
04-26-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,238
Views: 1,419,367
Posted By JR007

Update. The Life's are muchmore 1600 hard cases....

Update. The Life's are muchmore 1600 hard cases. I removed the wrap, took off the plastic case, and put some tape around it. Bingo, fit like a charm :)
04-26-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10,238
Views: 1,419,367
Posted By JR007

I have two life packs, one near new, and a NiMh...

I have two life packs, one near new, and a NiMh stick. The pack fits fine, it's the wires at the end that don't have a home. I guess I could shoe-horn them in, but don't like doing that with wires...
04-26-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10,238
Views: 1,419,367
Posted By JR007

I just got an A8 as my first nitro. I have a few...

I just got an A8 as my first nitro. I have a few life and a NiMh receiver pack, but none of them fit the battery tray. Do people ususally cut up the tray to fit the batts?, or just go lipo or...
04-23-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By JR007

Or to learn about corner speed and angle, race...

Or to learn about corner speed and angle, race Pro10 with 2S lipo and 13.5 turbo brushless. That's about as clsoe to driving real cars as i've had. Get the wrong entry and there is NO recovery!
04-23-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By JR007

No, they race in different classes. Buggys are...

No, they race in different classes. Buggys are generally faster, truggies are generally easier to handle.
04-22-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By JR007

I'm just getting into 1/8 buggy now, yet to race,...

I'm just getting into 1/8 buggy now, yet to race, but have a buggy ready to go. Exciting times.
I have been told by a few drivers that drivers coming from 1/10 backgrounds generally have better...
04-04-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,490
Posted By JR007

I agree. That is a solid effort for an RC mod :)

I agree. That is a solid effort for an RC mod :)
04-01-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,614
Posted By JR007

Fixed

Fixed
04-01-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,769
Posted By JR007

There is also probably more chance of damaging...

There is also probably more chance of damaging them upside down I recon. Body of the shock nearer the ground, where all the action is...
03-24-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,970
Posted By JR007

It really does just depend how hardcore you are...

It really does just depend how hardcore you are in general. For me, the social side is just as important as the racing, so they both get fair time :)
03-21-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,208
Posted By JR007

I've had a 3PK, 3PKS, AND 4PL. THey are al OK,...

I've had a 3PK, 3PKS, AND 4PL. THey are al OK, but not exceptional by any stretch of even the most optimistic of imaginations. I've also never had one fail in years of use.
I do now however have a...
03-20-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,970
Posted By JR007

The thing I learnt early on, was to get a...

The thing I learnt early on, was to get a routine, regardless of how deep your maintnenace went. I always check in the same order.
BUT, I really leave most of it to the gods, aside from getting a...
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