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Yesterday, 05:33 PM
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Posted By old_dude

Wr did have 66 spurs. I don't know if we still do...

Wr did have 66 spurs. I don't know if we still do though.
Yesterday, 04:28 AM
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Views: 89,971
Posted By old_dude

There is talk of a comeback with the company...

There is talk of a comeback with the company relocated in Australia. Most of the commented situation with unrest in Hong Kong is the original culprit and then Covid. But they do hope to restart.
Yesterday, 04:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By old_dude

After dismissing the receiver brown out, the next...

After dismissing the receiver brown out, the next would be addressing the motor esc. You have been doing that and usually it isn't hard except for it runs then doesn't. A motor that wont run unless...
09-14-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By old_dude

Question about the esc. Is it a JustStock or a...

Question about the esc. Is it a JustStock or a Stock Spec? The JustStock is a 2s esc. It will run on 1s but doesn't have a built in booster to give the radio 6v.
09-14-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By old_dude

I had a similar issue a few years back and it was...

I had a similar issue a few years back and it was voltage related with a 1s esc. The booster was no longer working and steering and transponder were affected. I could possibly see that the motor...
09-14-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,599
Posted By old_dude

Most 1/10 pan cars are built with an intended...

Most 1/10 pan cars are built with an intended width of 200. Some can be adjusted narrower approaching 190. The main rule is with the bodies and sharing them with T/C platforms which can be bodies...
09-12-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

Just a note guys: Some races only allow SXT 3.0....

Just a note guys: Some races only allow SXT 3.0. In fact you are not allowed sauce in your pit but must go to the saucing station. Past races I have been to doing that are the Indoor Champs and...
09-01-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 105,719
Posted By old_dude

Motors don't care. it is the speed control that...

Motors don't care. it is the speed control that cares. 1s requires a special esc with a booster built in or a esc that can use an external booster (not all will work that way). Check your local rules...
08-28-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 105,719
Posted By old_dude

I think that guy went on to win the Birds with a...

I think that guy went on to win the Birds with a legal body though. Slamming looks cool on some bodies though.
08-22-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 105,719
Posted By old_dude

About the only common thing is A: It's a 1/12...

About the only common thing is A: It's a 1/12 scale. B:. It has a GT style body C:. Almost everyone runs it as a 1 cell D:. 21.5 for the motor. After that it adapts to the locals.
US Indoor Champs...
08-10-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

I believe Rosenol is a brand of lighter fluid. I...

I believe Rosenol is a brand of lighter fluid. I only let SXT touch my tires.
08-08-2021, 04:48 AM
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Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

I race on black crc carpet.

I race on black crc carpet.
08-06-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

My most recent set were .2 quicker right off the...

My most recent set were .2 quicker right off the bat. Usually front grip is what goes away.
08-06-2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

You will see a difference. Their grip level does...

You will see a difference. Their grip level does drop. My indicator is when the line at the edge of the tread is gone, so to has the best grip. Most sets are only really good for about 15 race days,...
08-04-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

Another reason I like the Akura. It is true to...

Another reason I like the Akura. It is true to the Acura GT3 race car. McAllister MX Stang works very well also and is really close in looks to the TA race car.
08-03-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

I think the zoo shouldn't be on there. I run it...

I think the zoo shouldn't be on there. I run it but don't agree with it. I like the Akura better anyway.
08-03-2021, 04:48 AM
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Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

Check page 1.

Check page 1.
08-03-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

What I do is glue a small swath on the sidewall...

What I do is glue a small swath on the sidewall in the center for wall and flapper scuffing. That isn't for handling. Then I do an approximately 1/16 wide line right at the line where the surface of...
07-06-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By old_dude

I didn't win but ended up third due somewhat to a...

I didn't win but ended up third due somewhat to a massive (both sides at once) body tuck. That TSR motor was a 25.5. I really don't have a clue on the HobbyWing motor. I have some experience with the...
07-05-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By old_dude

it can vary widely depending on the motor. I run...

it can vary widely depending on the motor. I run a TSR version 3 with 48 degrees of timing. I usually gear 44/100 with a 1.9 internal. That is what I ran at the birds in 2020 and qualified 2nd....
07-05-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By old_dude

As a engineer you always consider the wear part...

As a engineer you always consider the wear part and make it the cheapest and easiest to replace. That would be the blades. The weight savings for the sense of weight isn't as big of a benefit as the...
07-04-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By old_dude

Wear on the metal out drives.

Wear on the metal out drives.
06-25-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

Just so you understand. The plugs were there to...

Just so you understand. The plugs were there to protect the motors. A lot of people can't solder very well and can hurt any motor. I hated them too. Motors that were faster were those that were...
06-22-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

Funny, I scored three "A" main podiums in 2020 at...

Funny, I scored three "A" main podiums in 2020 at the Birds without a single screw ever being taken out of one of my motors.
But lets get back to figuring out how to grow this class. Dumper would...
06-21-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 432,642
Posted By old_dude

MC, I to used to be involved with full size race...

MC, I to used to be involved with full size race cars and migrated to R/C but a long time ago. I have run the WGT that morphed to WGTR since 08. Great class and it is picking up at The Gate again due...
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