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07-31-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Nineball

I only have a quicrun, so I cant tell you any...

I only have a quicrun, so I cant tell you any comparisons... but I've never had an issue with the brakes. Do you have your throttle turned down? I've noticed when I run less than 100% on the esc and...
07-31-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Nineball

Active Powersports? No. Absolutely not. Do not...

Active Powersports? No. Absolutely not. Do not ever. Take your money anywhere else.

https://www.rctech.net/forum/chat-lounge/1055566-activepowersports-com-scam.html
07-30-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By Nineball

Personal Best Times

Street Eliminator/Outlaw, 13.5t, quick 16, pro mod.... You've got the cars, let's see some time slips, people!

GNSS screenshots are good too!
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07-29-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Nineball

Last year, before 13.5t was a thing, we had a...

Last year, before 13.5t was a thing, we had a class locally called "sportsman" that called for a box-stock bandit and hobbywing justock/13.5 FTM combo, running the Jconcepts z28 street stock body....
07-27-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,634
Posted By Nineball

https://m.traxxas.com/news/magnum-272r-transmissio...

https://m.traxxas.com/news/magnum-272r-transmission-now-available

Its finally available... but it sounds like the proline is just as good for $20 less.
07-26-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Nineball

Well, two races on it... Already, three cracks in...

Well, two races on it... Already, three cracks in the shell. One was in the rear bumper, which I cut out for aero already so it wont get worse. But the front bumper doesnt flex evenly and I've got...
07-25-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,848
Posted By Nineball

not strange with all the complaints I hear about...

not strange with all the complaints I hear about not being able to keep the nose down. With all of these factory-built drag cars going rear-motor, they're really shooting themselves in the foot...
07-23-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Nineball

If you're pushing 6s and want the TP equivalent...

If you're pushing 6s and want the TP equivalent to the castle 2200, you're probably looking at the TP 4040. There's a beastly 4040CM 3700kv rated for 6s:...
07-23-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Nineball

Pro-Line 1972 Ford Pinto

https://www.prolineracing.com/bodies/1972-ford-pinto-clear-body.asp


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1280x768/3572_00_l_fc6cf2cba6ffaf2e49081767590d05cf36cc6c80.jpg

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Forum: Racing Forum
07-23-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Nineball

This is true, but if you're popping a wheelie,...

This is true, but if you're popping a wheelie, your wheelie bar isnt set right. Or you're running 13.5, not allowed a wheelie bar, and wtf gearing are you running? And if it's still an issue, you...
07-23-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Nineball

I guess...? The edits and updates and wording is...

I guess...? The edits and updates and wording is a bit confusing. They certainly made a bigger deal about the problem than the fix. Typical vague castle...
07-22-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Nineball

"Soon" ...

"Soon"

https://home.castlecreations.com/blog/2021/1/6/service-advisory-sa2021-1-mamba-xlx2-and-mamba-monster-x8s



So that means that most of TP's heavy hitters are out. Right now, all that's...
07-21-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Nineball

But why when you can get a 4040-scm? ...

But why when you can get a 4040-scm?

https://www.tppowerusa.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=20_157_160&product_id=523

40x74 and 3700kv on 8s?

I'm really hoping castle can figure out...
Forum: Racing Forum
07-21-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Nineball

could a mod just move the topic? Anyway... ...

could a mod just move the topic?

Anyway...

I see a lot more aero bits on Dr10s than I do weight. It's already a bit hefty of a car compared to the carbon fiber chassis the top dogs are running....
07-21-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Nineball

It isnt just timing, but throttle percentage and...

It isnt just timing, but throttle percentage and ramp too. The problem is that you can setup the maclan so you just bury the trigger and worry about steering. Taking out the need to learn to throttle...
07-21-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 63,556
Posted By Nineball

I hear SPT servos getting recommended a lot, and...

I hear SPT servos getting recommended a lot, and even the reviews make them look good... except the reviews are all from people with maybe a pack run through them, no long term feedback.

I got one...
07-20-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Nineball

Bingo. TP is weird. 4070=40x107? I get the 40...

Bingo. TP is weird. 4070=40x107? I get the 40 part... but...
07-19-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Nineball

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x926/20210719_172614_760a06a4c9867cdd1056fe61cddc66729090095d.jpg

I know I cant be the only one that breathes a huge sigh of relief when...
07-18-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Nineball

Forgot to grab window tint, so it wont get...

Forgot to grab window tint, so it wont get trimmed and peeled until tomorrow. I've got some progress pics in the gallery but here's what it looks like now......
07-18-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Nineball

Arrma still makes a pretty decent buggy... for...

Arrma still makes a pretty decent buggy... for $500. The Typhon 6s is probably the only one I'd call "mid range", but it lacks a lot of the tuning you'd get with a race level rig. And that price for...
07-18-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Nineball

Good question. Some quick googling didn't turn up...

Good question. Some quick googling didn't turn up anything for me. But... IIRC weren't/aren't most of xray's cars based on AE designs? If not, I know the Exotek B6.1/.2/.3 wheelie bar just has a flat...
07-16-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Nineball

Still one more round of taping, but it will be...

Still one more round of taping, but it will be pearl white/gold/metallic black. What you see now mostly the masking for the black... or gold... there will be a pinstripe border. Still going back and...
07-15-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Nineball

I use self-adhesive vinyl shelf wrap for paint...

I use self-adhesive vinyl shelf wrap for paint masking when I want to do something complex, but I use a stencil or draw it out by hand. It's pretty durable stuff, if you could get ink to stick to it,...
07-15-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Nineball

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1010/20210715_165206_610a43b9dfa61aa044818a53ba1fb9601bb18c40.jpg...
07-14-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,788
Posted By Nineball

Well, I remember testing reactions and big...

Well, I remember testing reactions and big daddies with and without foams a while ago. Fresh reactions are too firm to have foams make a difference, and big daddies just like to balloon no matter...
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