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01-13-2022, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Boomer

Ummmmm - the thing that this thread is about . ....

Ummmmm - the thing that this thread is about . . . Pro 10: 235mm Le Mans Prototype Pan Car Discussion
01-12-2022, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Boomer

that looks like a 1/12 scale body - that tiny...

that looks like a 1/12 scale body - that tiny tiny cockpit compared to the wheels . . . you sure that's Pro10? :)
12-02-2021, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Boomer

Why is that?

Why is that?
11-29-2021, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Boomer

Just curious - why would you want a transfersal...

Just curious - why would you want a transfersal LiPO mount?

This keeps everything right on center, where we should, theoretically, want it.
11-03-2021, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Boomer

No - it was a pressed aluminum chassis. The...

No - it was a pressed aluminum chassis. The electric was plastic or graphite (eventually having some CF upgrades) but the Nitro was pressed aluminum. I was able to find a prototype machined billet...
11-02-2021, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Boomer

I can tell you that, way back in the day, with my...

I can tell you that, way back in the day, with my NTC3, going from the pressed aluminum chassis, to a full billet chassis (approx 1" thick, fully machined and stiff as . . . well, immovably stiff)...
10-25-2021, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Boomer

:) I mean, in principle you're running tight...

:)

I mean, in principle you're running tight engineering. However one never knows what assumptions that any engineer or designer is operating under, right?
10-23-2021, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Boomer

I like your design better, without knowing the...

I like your design better, without knowing the engineering arguments they have for their choices ...
09-10-2021, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Boomer

and so he blames the diff cover design . . . SMH...

and so he blames the diff cover design . . . SMH LOL
09-08-2021, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Boomer

don't let Bertrand bait you. He talks a ton but...

don't let Bertrand bait you. He talks a ton but honestly, doesn't have anything to back it up. Just block him and it's all good.

What he doesn't seem to realize is that even with structural diff...
08-16-2021, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Boomer

such a great use of 3d prototyping! Loving the...

such a great use of 3d prototyping! Loving the whole process you're giving.
08-16-2021, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Boomer

This is true. Cold slows down chemical processes...

This is true. Cold slows down chemical processes - both the decay and the operation. Decay in the degradation of the anode and cathode which is what causes the degradation of our batteries as well as...
08-06-2021, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Boomer

That's not necessarily anything wrong - there're...

That's not necessarily anything wrong - there're so many variables that often they won't KNOW what help to give.

Your driving style - 1/12 is really different from touring or even 1/10 pan - it's...
07-13-2021, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Boomer

Which means you can distribute weight to your...

Which means you can distribute weight to your preference. . . bit to the front to increase steering, make it perfectly even L/R, etc. Nice
06-01-2021, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Boomer

I got my Anycubic for less than $200 - build...

I got my Anycubic for less than $200 - build plate is small, but the parts your printing are also small so . . .
04-27-2021, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Boomer

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04-05-2021, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Boomer

think of it this way - do you drive around in one...

think of it this way - do you drive around in one gear in your car? Different situations require different gears - if you have a small tight track, you will want a smaller pinion (given a fixed spur)...
03-16-2021, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Boomer

for our outside pavement, especially with the...

for our outside pavement, especially with the off-road track right there, we didn't use Paragon. Heck, we didn't use Paragon inside - we used Zip Grip. Not sure why but Paragon wasn't as effective. ...
03-01-2021, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Boomer

that track looks epic!

that track looks epic!
01-14-2021, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Boomer

I have to disagree. We raced on quite small...

I have to disagree. We raced on quite small tracks and did just fine. Sure, it's more fun to open it up with a nice big straight and sweepers. . . but with greens or pinks on carpet, we were able to...
12-28-2020, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Boomer

I started doing this back . . . well, back in the...

I started doing this back . . . well, back in the day. Here's what you'll need:

sand - just a bin about 3-5" bigger all the way around filled about 2/3 of the way up. You'll dig out a volume for...
11-04-2020, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Boomer

I always rolled the edges to prevent tearing, not...

I always rolled the edges to prevent tearing, not to prevent traction rolling. . .
09-07-2020, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Boomer

well, he DID say he hadn't seen pics of any pros...

well, he DID say he hadn't seen pics of any pros using them so . . . yep.

He's in West Australia so I don't know how many pros are around him, how many high-profile races are around him that...
08-26-2020, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Boomer

Back in the day (NiMH days, brushed mod motors)...

Back in the day (NiMH days, brushed mod motors) we ran at Revelation Raceway in Montclair, back when the main track was paved. Main track was built around 1/8 scale with a LONG straight. We could...
07-06-2020, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Boomer

What kind of saucing did you do on the rubber...

What kind of saucing did you do on the rubber tires?

I notice that they are significantly smaller than your foam tires - this creates a significant difference in ride height and possibly rake,...
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