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Forum: Chat Lounge
04-11-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

I don't see thread replies or PMs in my inbox it...

I don't see thread replies or PMs in my inbox it seems.

I'm an actual real qualified engineer now (terrifying thought right?) I live a couple of miles from a track now so I race 1/10 e-buggy...
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-08-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

Oh hey. I got an email about your PM but when I...

Oh hey. I got an email about your PM but when I logged in I couldn't see anything, so I came here.

It's been a while!
Forum: Chat Lounge
11-11-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By joe of loath

IIRC the White Zombie doesn't even use high...

IIRC the White Zombie doesn't even use high performance batteries, it just has a massive stack of forklift truck batteries in the back.

I used to race electric cars competitively when I was in...
Forum: Chat Lounge
11-08-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By joe of loath

It was bound to happen. Soon there won't be...

It was bound to happen.

Soon there won't be any middle east left. Just a couple of extra stars on the US flag.
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-24-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,738
Posted By joe of loath

My laptop charger is 65 watt peak, but when fully...

My laptop charger is 65 watt peak, but when fully charged or with the battery out, only pulls about 20 watts.

If I had a spare laptop I'd hook it up to an external hard drive as a server, but I...
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-24-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By joe of loath

One of the main problems would be just the...

One of the main problems would be just the massive open areas.

Imagine having Kansas as a region, mile upon mile of straight, flat roads. Miles of driving to get to anywhere. Hence, game makers...
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-23-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,738
Posted By joe of loath

Ehhh, no idea. At a guess, about 03-06. It only...

Ehhh, no idea. At a guess, about 03-06. It only pulls about 50 watts, which is about as good as you can get with dumpster dived components without going back to a Pentium 2. I want one of those...
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-20-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,738
Posted By joe of loath

Don't ask me to list them all, but the four I...

Don't ask me to list them all, but the four I have with me at uni:

Laptop 1:
Dell 1545
Dual core Celeron T3000
4gb RAM
160gb HDD
Arch Linux + Gnome 3

Laptop 2 (Found in a bin):
Forum: Chat Lounge
09-02-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,604
Posted By joe of loath

Lost in the Mission district? Maybe we...

Lost in the Mission district?

Maybe we should just ban hipsters from owning iPhones.
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-24-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By joe of loath

10 years of nerd experience here. I don't even...

10 years of nerd experience here. I don't even bother trying with Windows upgrades. I might try a Linux upgrade if it's a machine that's not been messed with too much. Or just install Arch, because...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-19-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

Yeah, I was worried about that. I might end up...

Yeah, I was worried about that. I might end up going electric TBH, an 1800kv motor with a 15t pinion on 4s would be perfect.

The problem is budget however, I just don't have the money.
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-19-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,648
Posted By joe of loath

I got a truggy shell in a giant padded envelope....

I got a truggy shell in a giant padded envelope. You could probably fit three cats in there, if you folded them up right.
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-18-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

Well, apart from the revo :lol: Rollers are...

Well, apart from the revo :lol: Rollers are cheap, though. You could do it with a slayer and make a 1/8 buggy.

It ranged from mind numbingly boring to awesome fun :D First day was watching them do...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-17-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 51,975
Views: 1,455,717
Posted By joe of loath

AHAHAHAH that's so me.

AHAHAHAH that's so me.
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-17-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

Seen the first post, with my budget? ;) So...

Seen the first post, with my budget? ;)

So far I have bought:
A centre diff, wing mount, wing and steering gubbins - 10
A brand new shell - 10

I also need to get some dogbones and drive...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-17-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By joe of loath

In the UK, I believe pointers over 10mW are...

In the UK, I believe pointers over 10mW are illegal, but then we have HUGE problems with idiots pointing them at helicopters and aircraft.

Still, aside from the 'cool' factor I don't get powerful...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-16-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

Oh yeah, you see above where I posted about the...

Oh yeah, you see above where I posted about the URC buildoff?

I joined the current one :D

http://www.ultimaterc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=129975
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-16-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

O.o When my lipo exploded, it didn't matter...

O.o

When my lipo exploded, it didn't matter how fireproof the case was, it split along the plastic welded join.

I think that pack needs the heatsink, being only 25c :lol: Someone's going to run...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-15-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 51,975
Views: 1,455,717
Posted By joe of loath

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJpP7ZId-mc ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJpP7ZId-mc

Epic.

EDIT: And the photo for this one makes it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGxqDW2F3L4
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-15-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By joe of loath

So, turns out it was the carb. Sprayed a load...

So, turns out it was the carb. Sprayed a load more air in, and a lump of dirt when 'Pphhhhhhuuut!' and flew across the garden. Primed it up, and it fired first time.

I think it needs a fuel...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-14-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By joe of loath

Anyone know anything about 2 stroke petrols?

Yo people

My dad's got a 2 stroke strimmer (wheedwhacker) that just won't run. When you press the priming bulb, fuel just comes from the tank, through the carb, and back in again. He took the carb...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-14-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By joe of loath

lol, compiling on Windows :lol: Try the 32...

lol, compiling on Windows :lol:

Try the 32 bit version, it may work anyway.
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-13-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51,975
Views: 1,455,717
Posted By joe of loath

The thread started off as a $5 thread. Some time...

The thread started off as a $5 thread. Some time ago we gave up on the $5 challenge, and it became the $60 prize.

No one's won the $5 for months, because the thread is so inactive dozens would...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-11-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

I've got him on FB, as I recall he missed the...

I've got him on FB, as I recall he missed the boat on the 'Stang.
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-11-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 140,108
Posted By joe of loath

Also, I'm considering entering the next URC build...

Also, I'm considering entering the next URC build off. I have a Revo in bits and a plan. It's been done before, but only a couple of times. I'm going to learn from both peoples' mistakes :batman:
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