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03-30-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 60,602
Posted By Lano

I'm all for personal choice and freedom. The...

I'm all for personal choice and freedom. The problem is that because these products release vapors and we are using them in a closed environment your personal choice to use them infringes on my...
03-29-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 60,602
Posted By Lano

Yes, there are lots of things we encounter...

Yes, there are lots of things we encounter everyday that are unhealthy. However I think most people will try to remove as many of those as possible. I can't change the fact that we are a society that...
03-29-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 60,602
Posted By Lano

I would agree if you could contain the fumes but...

I would agree if you could contain the fumes but since you can not (much the same as cigarette smoke) then even if I choose not to use traction compound and you do I will still be exposed to the...
03-20-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Lano

Go to the Novak site www.teamnovak.com...

Go to the Novak site www.teamnovak.com (http://www.teamnovak.com) They have information on where to start with gearing.

You can use either 64p or 48p. A 48p is included with the kit.
03-02-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,523
Posted By Lano

Check out this thread: ...

Check out this thread:

http://rctech.net/forum/showthread.php?t=149560

These guys have been running lipos w/o hard cases for several years in off-road. If they can take that kind of abuse they...
12-13-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 86,498
Posted By Lano

Forty plus pages and heated debates on this...

Forty plus pages and heated debates on this subject but what I still don’t understand is how this proposed change will benefit the hobby or me – the newb your trying to keep in TC.

Unlike many who...
10-04-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By Lano

Try this book. It's excellent. ...

Try this book. It's excellent.

http://www.xxxmain.com/bookz.shtml
09-29-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,303
Posted By Lano

Do you have actual industry numbers to back that...

Do you have actual industry numbers to back that up? I think your way off base with that assumption. The fact that nearly every big box retailer carries fishing equipment and RC is only sold in...
09-29-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,412
Posted By Lano

Unless you have a problem with corrosion I would...

Unless you have a problem with corrosion I would find it difficult to recommend this product. I have never had a problem with service or have been short screws in the kit but have found the stainless...
08-24-2006, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 140,878
Posted By Lano

1. No need to discharge the packs after a race. ...

1. No need to discharge the packs after a race.
2. Packs do need to be balanced but not often. Some charges do this automatically or you can buy a simple balancer that plugs into the battery.
3. If...
08-03-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 140,878
Posted By Lano

Unfortunately for me this is the general attitude...

Unfortunately for me this is the general attitude in my home state. Track owners are not big on creating new classes so I don't know if this is an option. I'll show up this fall with my brushless...
06-21-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 33,110
Posted By Lano

I for one applaud you for embracing new...

I for one applaud you for embracing new technology and allowing lipo’s. The fact is that these batteries will replace our current cells the same way that NiMh replaced NiCd. I won’t debate the point...
06-19-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Lano

You will get longer run times with a...

You will get longer run times with a brushless/lipo set up. A 8000mah pack should provide 30+ minutes of run time. You would need to modify the battery strap for this size battery.
06-14-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,810
Posted By Lano

We have a spec class that runs the Novak 4300....

We have a spec class that runs the Novak 4300. Since there is no way to get more (that I know of) out of these motors that what they are rated I think this is the perfect option for spec racing.
06-12-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By Lano

Would someone let me know what tires are best for...

Would someone let me know what tires are best for a stadium truck at this track.

Thanks.
06-09-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17,053
Views: 828,852
Posted By Lano

I for one would be all for a brushless (rubber...

I for one would be all for a brushless (rubber tire) touring car class. I'd suggest the 4300 since this is what they run on the dirt. Anyone else interested?
06-08-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,620
Posted By Lano

Spec motor - the answer to me anyway is obvious....

Spec motor - the answer to me anyway is obvious. Have a brushless class (novak 4300) the motors are reasonably priced, run forever, and doesn't need to be fiddled with.

In my opinion what drives...
04-13-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Lano

Sorry for not being clear. Put some CA glue...

Sorry for not being clear.

Put some CA glue on the chassis where the flat headed screw sits and let it dry. This will seal the chassis and prevent the screw from sticking. I also put a little...
04-13-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Lano

I had the same thing happen to my xray. The best...

I had the same thing happen to my xray. The best way is to drill out the screw. Get a drill that just fits into the threaded portion of the bulkheads and then drill straight down the damaged screw....
04-12-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Lano

look here ...

look here

http://pfmdistribution.com/secure/shop/
04-11-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By Lano

I own and have used both. To me a radio is all...

I own and have used both. To me a radio is all about how it fits and feels in your hand. I chose the M11. I don't think there is any real difference between any of the high quality radios on the...
04-11-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,809
Posted By Lano

Sorry, but I must disagree because I am one of...

Sorry, but I must disagree because I am one of those new people to the hobby and it is precisely the cost and maintenance of current motors and batteries the nearly drove me away. Honestly, when...
04-11-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,809
Posted By Lano

I understand the concern but a some point you...

I understand the concern but a some point you just have to cut bait. In truth everytime a new, larger capacity Nimh battery is released and approved everyone goes and buys new packs anyway. With lipo...
04-10-2006, 07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,323
Posted By Lano

Why, specifically, does Novak “suck”? What...

Why, specifically, does Novak “suck”? What personal experience have you had with either their product or customer service that has so dissatisfied you. Sharing this type of information would be...
04-07-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lano

Never heard of such a thing. I really don't think...

Never heard of such a thing. I really don't think your going to have any problem with a Hudy lathe.

I don't use a diamond cutter. They're easily damaged and I can buy a lot of carbide cutters (at...
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