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04-28-2017, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Yeah, I think I soaked my rears for about 15 min....

Yeah, I think I soaked my rears for about 15 min. or so, but I think I stopped saucing my fronts entirely by the end of the raceday. Then again, I was desperate, & once I found some comfort with...
04-28-2017, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

I like that Renault GT car, & I agree about a GT...

I like that Renault GT car, & I agree about a GT version of the Ferrari 488, but I'd also REALLY like to see a 190mm version of the Ford GT(especially since Protoform seems to be dragging their feet...
04-26-2017, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Yup, I noticed the same things when I ran on the...

Yup, I noticed the same things when I ran on the new black carpet for the first time(at Banana RC Raceway in Richardson, TX), it definitely took some getting used to, & I struggled the entire time I...
Forum: Chat Lounge
04-26-2017, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Except, it's not really McLaren that's the...

Except, it's not really McLaren that's the problem, it's the Honda power unit, there's NOTHING wrong with the chassis(which is McLaren's handiwork). And in Indycar they wouldn't even have to spend so...
04-24-2017, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Well, short answer is yes, a receiver CAN go bad...

Well, short answer is yes, a receiver CAN go bad from time to time, but before assuming it's that, you might also try another receiver that you know is working in that car & see if that changes...
04-23-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,014
Posted By Grizzbob

Yes, I have the 17.5 version of the Actinium v2,...

Yes, I have the 17.5 version of the Actinium v2, tried it in both my 1/12 scale & my 2WD buggy(on both clay & carpet), & I'm pretty impressed with it so far, strong on both bottom & top end, & does...
04-23-2017, 02:35 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

not to mention Trinity charges big money for...

not to mention Trinity charges big money for motors that are no more likely to be top-level than motors you can buy for half the price. With Trinity(unless you're sponsored by them) you're just...
04-23-2017, 02:29 AM
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Views: 3,014
Posted By Grizzbob

Correct, & I believe some refer to their new...

Correct, & I believe some refer to their new winds as a Thin, Short Stack, & at the moment, the companies I can recall that are using them, are TSR(The One), Fantom(their FR-1v2), Team...
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04-21-2017, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Maybe, all I heard was that he'd be visiting in...

Maybe, all I heard was that he'd be visiting in the garage areas this weekend(but I could see some convenience in measuring for his seat while he's in the States)...:cool:
04-17-2017, 12:46 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Did you try recalibrating it after changing...

Did you try recalibrating it after changing running modes?
04-16-2017, 02:15 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Yup, same here, I have the front premounts & my...

Yup, same here, I have the front premounts & my rear ProLine Pinpoints are on Schumacher wheels, they fit just fine.....:cool:
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04-13-2017, 12:15 AM
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Views: 667,361
Posted By Grizzbob

Nah, I think it's still too early to say that,...

Nah, I think it's still too early to say that, though it might be a bit of Alonso testing the waters, perhaps to put more pressure on Honda to fix their power unit issues in the F1 program. I don't...
04-08-2017, 01:01 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

I agree, my experiences have been pretty similar....

I agree, my experiences have been pretty similar. I've been switching back & forth in my Tamiya buggy(my TRF211XM came with both a ball diff & gear diff, so I built both), & I also found that when...
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04-08-2017, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

That's not what they're doing, they're in Q1...

That's not what they're doing, they're in Q1 right now....
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04-08-2017, 12:23 AM
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Views: 667,361
Posted By Grizzbob

Yes, they weren't as concerned about helicopters...

Yes, they weren't as concerned about helicopters over the track as they were the flight path from there to the hospital they designated & they said it was worse close to the hospital. At least...
04-06-2017, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Not to throw water on the works, but I'd guess...

Not to throw water on the works, but I'd guess the answer is the common sense one you already mentioned, that the ESC manufacturers realize that ALL the electronics in our cars respond so fast that...
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04-06-2017, 11:22 PM
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Views: 667,361
Posted By Grizzbob

Actually, FP2 is looking just as bleak(lots of...

Actually, FP2 is looking just as bleak(lots of fog, medical helicopter can't operate), hard to tell if they'll get to run at all...
04-04-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By Grizzbob

Yup, sounds about right, the last time I ran at...

Yup, sounds about right, the last time I ran at that track in OKC(a couple of weeks ago), I had actually forgotten to put my slipper back in my 17.5 buggy(I had been running a LOT on carpet tracks...
04-03-2017, 12:02 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Forgive me if I missed it somewhere, but what...

Forgive me if I missed it somewhere, but what surface are you driving it on, & what tires are you using? Those 2 things could be the real reason why you're struggling, rather than what springs you...
04-02-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By Grizzbob

Agreed, for me there are places where the...

Agreed, for me there are places where the eliminator is warranted & some where it only slows me down. Case in point, I have a few tracks in my area that I'll run at here & there, one(in Oklahoma...
04-02-2017, 11:30 PM
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Views: 3,033
Posted By Grizzbob

I would look over this thread & direct any...

I would look over this thread & direct any questions there: http://www.rctech.net/forum/radio-electronics/947765-novak-gone-after-almost-40-years.html
03-31-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By Grizzbob

I agree, & with those particular motors(assuming...

I agree, & with those particular motors(assuming it's the 3650 G2 series, since you said it has no timing advance), you will need to gear it taller than most of us would motors that do have timing...
03-31-2017, 12:37 AM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Well, the 2.4" wheels & tires are a newer idea,...

Well, the 2.4" wheels & tires are a newer idea, an attempt to reduce the tire sidewall, which could be helpful in certain surface/grip conditions(I think mainly in smooth track/higher grip...
03-29-2017, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Grizzbob

Agreed, if you can find one, the V3.1 Stock Spec...

Agreed, if you can find one, the V3.1 Stock Spec should do the job just fine in the sprint car, it can DEFINITELY handle those kinds of motors, & it's price(lest I heard) was about $100-115. I have...
03-29-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,492
Posted By Grizzbob

From what I've been hearing, the Team Scream(if...

From what I've been hearing, the Team Scream(if you can get one) is THE motor to buy right now, & in their case, they do make sure that everything is as advertised, while pretty much ANY Trinity...
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