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06-26-2015, 02:49 PM
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Posted By academygaz

Brilliant, thankyou!

Brilliant, thankyou!
06-26-2015, 01:33 PM
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Posted By academygaz

Box stock TB04 kit coming my way, what do I need...

Box stock TB04 kit coming my way, what do I need to look out for? Build tips? Problem areas? Must-have upgrades?
06-26-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By academygaz

I should dig mine out of storage.... Mines a UK...

I should dig mine out of storage.... Mines a UK car mentioned by Terry above, it has the optional carbon fibre chassis but the one on Yahoo Auctions JP has alloy hubs which I didn't know existed....
09-29-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By academygaz

Its still very hard to cornerweight a shaft drive...

Its still very hard to cornerweight a shaft drive car as you can't get enough of the weight close enough to the centreline.

I'd personally like to see a TC with a shaft offset down the side and...
09-29-2014, 05:45 AM
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Posted By academygaz

My Dynamics before its first run last Friday....

My Dynamics before its first run last Friday. Very rusty driver meant I didn't learn much other than boosted 17.5 is a lot of fun :)

http://i.cubeupload.com/M6HJ33.jpg
09-23-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By academygaz

My first thought was Speedmerchant Daytona.

My first thought was Speedmerchant Daytona.
09-16-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By academygaz

Here in the UK the regular D06 is 239.99...

Here in the UK the regular D06 is 239.99 ($388.25) and the Dynamics is 334.99 ($541.94). Huge difference in price.
09-15-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By academygaz

If I was to buy a new D06 kit (not Dynamics),...

If I was to buy a new D06 kit (not Dynamics), what things need looking at or replacing out of the box? Weak points? Or is it raceable right from the go?
08-04-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By academygaz

Great write-up there :) I had one when they were...

Great write-up there :) I had one when they were new, I ran a Novak 5800kv system in it (2005/6), on 6 cell NiMH cells and the HPI Escudo body with HPI 23R tyres....that thing was hooked up and...
06-23-2014, 05:02 AM
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Views: 787
Posted By academygaz

Yup, clones, along with the things mentioned...

Yup, clones, along with the things mentioned above the giveways also include phillips head hardware instead of allen, and the Xray-copy front upper bumper support.
06-05-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By academygaz

PROTOform PFM-12 body

Brilliant to see a big American company like PROTOform getting into such a cool class that is GT12 racing.



http://i.cubeupload.com/YWfwC8.jpg

http://i.cubeupload.com/219p98.jpg
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Forum: Chat Lounge
05-02-2014, 05:14 AM
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Posted By academygaz

LRP GT1, a sport-style machine modified motor...

LRP GT1, a sport-style machine modified motor with adjustable timing, it was 21x2 too. Came in a used Tamiya TA01 along with a Speedmaster Silver Star ESC, LRP 1700 Wolfpack battery and a Protoform...
04-29-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,674
Posted By academygaz

Most radios have braking curves that can adjust...

Most radios have braking curves that can adjust how strong the force is. My KO Esprit 3 Universe certainly does, you can adjust the total amount of brakes, as well as the strength and severity. And...
04-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,381
Posted By academygaz

Losi need to make this, narrow it and job done. ...

Losi need to make this, narrow it and job done.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/attachments/electric-road/29686d1075795205-orginal-losi-xxx-s-prototype-yatabe-losi-proto.jpg
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09-25-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,701
Posted By academygaz

''Eco Graphite'' AKA, that fibreglass that...

''Eco Graphite''

AKA, that fibreglass that has a carbon pattern that the knockoff-clone companies use.
09-20-2013, 03:56 AM
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Posted By academygaz

It is a Deltawing, just with batteries and motor,...

It is a Deltawing, just with batteries and motor, and a hardtop. Built by the same people.
08-10-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By academygaz

Exactly. If I was sinking the sort of dollar that...

Exactly. If I was sinking the sort of dollar that Hudy ask for their stuff, I'd expect it to be perfect. Same with anything from any brand. If its defective (either physically or cosmetically), I'd...
06-13-2013, 08:26 AM
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Posted By academygaz

I haven't used my S1 that much since I got it...

I haven't used my S1 that much since I got it before Christmas, but on the occasions that I have ran it, it's winning and handling beautifully. However, spares aren't easy to come by here in the UK,...
04-13-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,484
Posted By academygaz

Durango DETC410 on the way too, just to throw it...

Durango DETC410 on the way too, just to throw it into the mix.
03-28-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 586,789
Posted By academygaz

I hate the front end of this car. Well, I mean...

I hate the front end of this car. Well, I mean how the front shock tower mounts with those stupid nuts that always fall out, I've lost all of mine. What size are they? M3 thread but how thick? And...
03-28-2013, 01:19 PM
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Views: 527,692
Posted By academygaz

My first breakage, I hit a track marker at full...

My first breakage, I hit a track marker at full speed in 17.5 boosted with my S1, it was a clean break on the driveshaft. The chassis wasn't even tweaked!

http://i.cubeupload.com/NyaEtF.jpg
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03-15-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,546
Posted By academygaz

Firelap IW1001

Randomly browsing for something else and found this TC, looks like a good price for the spec of the chassis. OK, the electrics aren't going to be up to much, but thoughts about the rest of it?
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02-27-2013, 08:19 AM
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Views: 527,692
Posted By academygaz

What brands of spur gear fit? Looking for another...

What brands of spur gear fit? Looking for another 84t 48dp gear, preferably in the UK as I need it for Friday.
Forum: Chat Lounge
02-27-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 33,197
Posted By academygaz

http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/sports_magic/2009...

http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/sports_magic/2009/05/big-baby-shoves-magic-fan-.html

This man would sue you for looking at him in the wrong way. Trinity is dividing the hobby, and we're all going...
02-23-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 586,789
Posted By academygaz

Thanks :) Yeah the front of the chassis is...

Thanks :)

Yeah the front of the chassis is nearly on the ground and there are scuffs on the chassis which suggest its been in contact with the surface. I have some regular TC springs somewhere as...
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