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Forum: Chat Lounge
Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,389
Posted By DesertRat

If you've been on TV describing what the...

If you've been on TV describing what the hurricane sounded like... you might be a redneck.
Forum: Chat Lounge
Yesterday, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

Okay, this video made me laugh. This guy is...

Okay, this video made me laugh. This guy is showing his friend how to play Grand Theft Auto 5, so in GTA style they start out trying to rob a convenience store, and shit goes wrong from there:
...
Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,565
Views: 446,141
Posted By DesertRat

Does anybody know of a stash of these aluminum...

Does anybody know of a stash of these aluminum arm mounts? They look pretty trick.

https://images.amain.com/images/large/cln/cln3361.jpg?width=475...
10-14-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 188,151
Posted By DesertRat

If you pay attention and make sure that the...

If you pay attention and make sure that the chassis isn't dragging in the corners, you can probably make it work for a while. Swap the front diff for a spool.

If you are willing to part with a...
10-14-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,766
Views: 852,721
Posted By DesertRat

CRC CK25 with the Z-Flex chassis: ...

CRC CK25 with the Z-Flex chassis:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1515/z_flex_car_2c9c85382c68e21316f90fa955a47ef5bf81690f.jpg
10-13-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 69,854
Posted By DesertRat

I'll take a look at the shapeways store for cams,...

I'll take a look at the shapeways store for cams, that would be a bit cleaner, right now I have two setscrews holding the cams in place, old-school style.

If the pulleys dont hold up I found a few...
10-13-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 69,854
Posted By DesertRat

Well, with a little effort and using some...

Well, with a little effort and using some half-millimeter thinner bearings than stock I managed to fit an Awesomatix diff in the back of my GZ2. I was lucky and found some little spacers that fit...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-12-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

If I had a dime for each time I've seen someone...

If I had a dime for each time I've seen someone try to solder 12-14 gauge wire with a little tiny solder tip... Well I would have at least a few dollars. That little tip for circuit board would have...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-12-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

Most bad soldering is caused by using the wrong...

Most bad soldering is caused by using the wrong tools, wrong solder, and not understanding solder flux.

For RC, use the lowest temperature solder available, 60/40 with a flux core, the lead-free...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-12-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

I think those pythons are an invasive species,...

I think those pythons are an invasive species, open season all year round, like boars.
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-11-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

This literally never happens.

This literally never happens.
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-11-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

So many people don't realize that cops are not...

So many people don't realize that cops are not out trying to be evil, especially traffic cops, but if you get pulled over for 90 in a 65 and refuse to say who you are, or provide proof of vehicle...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-11-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

Oh man these videos make me laugh, paranoid...

Oh man these videos make me laugh, paranoid schizophrenia is not a replacement for a law degree:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9KP0deMwwc
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-10-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,389
Posted By DesertRat

People don't like living in bunkers.

People don't like living in bunkers.
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-10-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 379
Posted By DesertRat

In a phrase no man ever wants to hear, it's a lot...

In a phrase no man ever wants to hear, it's a lot smaller than it looks.

But much heavier.
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-10-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 379
Posted By DesertRat

Fatmax boxes are great for 100 pounds of...

Fatmax boxes are great for 100 pounds of ironworking tools, but bad for lightweight, high volume RC gear. Get a tote with wheels:
...
10-10-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,128
Posted By DesertRat

Can I race this thing in this class? (I'm being...

Can I race this thing in this class? (I'm being sarcastic, but it would be fun!)
...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-10-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,389
Posted By DesertRat

Some music for people who deal with stormy...

Some music for people who deal with stormy weather:

Rocked you Like a Hurricane - Scorpions

Hurricane - Luke Combs

Riders on the Storm - The Doors

Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence...
Forum: Rookie Zone
10-09-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By DesertRat

All of them. Buy something from 76-80 teeth to...

All of them. Buy something from 76-80 teeth to start with for the spur for stock racing.
10-09-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 253,290
Posted By DesertRat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GLeCt_u3U8...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GLeCt_u3U8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GLeCt_u3U8Watch)

Watch this video. Then watch it again.
10-09-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 253,290
Posted By DesertRat

This thread needs to be front and center again as...

This thread needs to be front and center again as soldering skills are not improving.
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,209
Posted By DesertRat

Why are you being as obtuse as a menopausal...

Why are you being as obtuse as a menopausal russian beet farmers wife?
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-08-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,209
Posted By DesertRat

So the aluminum chassis, carbon fiber shock...

So the aluminum chassis, carbon fiber shock towers, mid motor design, big bore shocks, stronger and stiffer plastic parts, and all the work that went into making a new car is just marketing wank and...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-08-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

Find me an expensive sports car that costs $60K...

Find me an expensive sports car that costs $60K whose clients aren't old men. I'll wait.
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-08-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 75,405
Posted By DesertRat

I remember years ago a wine-and-cheese car...

I remember years ago a wine-and-cheese car magazine, I think it was Road and Track, comparing a new corvette to a FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR MORE EXPENSIVE PORSCHE 911. The corvette was faster, then they...
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