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10-13-2019, 02:20 PM
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Posted By jasons56

My apologies if I've missed it in earlier posts....

My apologies if I've missed it in earlier posts. Just spent and hour reading up and not really seeing what I'm asking. Running 17.5 spec tire on black carpet that tends towards medium traction. I've...
08-14-2016, 08:51 PM
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Posted By jasons56

I really liked whatever I saw at the NATS on the...

I really liked whatever I saw at the NATS on the front end. Frank, what did I see? Looked like different spindles and ball cups>
01-20-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By jasons56

If you have half an A main full of drivers with...

If you have half an A main full of drivers with lap averages top 5,10, and 20 within a tenth or so on a wintertime carpet track with cool temps, it can make a difference. At a COLD carpet NATS...
11-05-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By jasons56

I bet if we let everybody run whatever motor they...

I bet if we let everybody run whatever motor they want, the laps will all be about the same as last year along with the finishing places.....

And a 17.5 would probably win the points series.......
10-24-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By jasons56

I'm for anything that keeps up the car counts.......

I'm for anything that keeps up the car counts....

If anyone needs a loaner motor, let me know. I would hate to see anyone miss the series over a motor.

I've also got a surplus of...
10-08-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By jasons56

Me too. Much more expensive for him to run...

Me too. Much more expensive for him to run touring. He says he wouldn't mind running mini, but the wallet is screaming for mercy.

We'll see.
10-05-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By jasons56

I will be running 12th scale , Touring Car, and...

I will be running 12th scale , Touring Car, and maybe usgt.

Augie will be running Touring and VTA.

We will have mini's as well for different people to try out. Hoping to bring out some of...
09-16-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By jasons56

Just being selfish really. Couldn't be at the...

Just being selfish really. Couldn't be at the Plex racing as the Scouts was a commitment. So we took the racing with us... :lol:
09-15-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By jasons56

One of the highlights of the day was the dad VS....

One of the highlights of the day was the dad VS. kids race. I noticed a couple of Dads were very intently watching the action.

So I announced a surprise race and put the top 3 kids against the...
09-15-2014, 07:28 AM
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Posted By jasons56

After running the demo all day, we had kids...

After running the demo all day, we had kids lined up wanting another shot. So we setup some lights and kept our 5 lap format throughout the evening. Also, we let the Boy Scouts join in. They...
09-15-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 1,078
Posted By jasons56

Once we were done with the show and tell, we...

Once we were done with the show and tell, we setup races.

We explained how the start would work "racer, less than 5" , how qualifying would be scored (fastest to complete 5 laps) and gave...
09-15-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By jasons56

Jason wrote: We ended up cramming a full...

Jason wrote:

We ended up cramming a full race program into each one hour demo.

We started with a brief show and tell where we had a collection of different vehicles, talked about the places...
09-15-2014, 06:51 AM
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Posted By jasons56

Our biggest challenge was putting together a...

Our biggest challenge was putting together a raceable surface. The loamy area of the lot was either completely soaked or weedy. The dry part of the lot was hard packed small gravel. It was...
09-15-2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By jasons56

Thanks egobrkr for offering to come out. Sorry I...

Thanks egobrkr for offering to come out. Sorry I didn't get ahold of you. We were not sure how the logistics were going to work out and didn't want someone to bother to drive out if we couldn't get...
09-14-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,404
Posted By jasons56

While they may turn fast laps, I was not a fan...

While they may turn fast laps, I was not a fan of what it felt like to drive one. 12th scales with Lipos have SO much more capability than a single cell 17.5.

If you are too far inside...
09-09-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By jasons56

Court side tickets are not cheap: ...

Court side tickets are not cheap:

http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/sports-sentinel-sports-now/2011/01/21/angry-magic-fan-and-ernest-provetti-orlando-magic-superfan-finalists/
09-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,404
Posted By jasons56

How many slow classes DO you want to race? ...

How many slow classes DO you want to race? Mini, VTA, and USGT not enough for ya! :lol:

We need at least one class where a single position on/off switch wouldn't work for a throttle....
09-09-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,404
Posted By jasons56

So Ernie could sell us all the D4 13.5.... :lol:

So Ernie could sell us all the D4 13.5.... :lol:
09-08-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,404
Posted By jasons56

Get that second car running Sam. 13.5 for your...

Get that second car running Sam. 13.5 for your first class and Mod for your second! :nod: IF we can get Alex to join us, I bet Tim would let us run a Mod 12th class....
09-08-2014, 01:10 PM
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Views: 9,404
Posted By jasons56

My personal thought is that it is hard enough...

My personal thought is that it is hard enough getting more people to join in the fun in 12th without making the learning curve harder.

Personally, I thought 13.5 open speedo was a blast as it was...
09-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By jasons56

Yep, date is unfortunate. There is a...

Yep, date is unfortunate.

There is a very large scout event coming up at Mahoney in October. Would anyone be interested in that if the opportunity presents itself? I know the Omahawks...
09-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By jasons56

Volunteers for a Scout Camp RC demo?

Jason wrote:

So there was a rule change in the local scouting rules that won't allow for BB guns and Bow and Arrow demos at my youngest son's annual scout camp.

So I just jumped in the deep end...
09-07-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,404
Posted By jasons56

Smile :nod::nod::nod: Oh yeah! This season is...

:nod::nod::nod:

Oh yeah! This season is going to be great!
08-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 60,951
Posted By jasons56

Jason wrote: I'm hoping I'll be re-joining...

Jason wrote:

I'm hoping I'll be re-joining the fun soon! Yet another summer that disappears with little racing. :cry:

Looking forward to winter, what do you think will be the rules in 12th...
06-04-2014, 09:45 PM
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Views: 60,951
Posted By jasons56

Augie and Jason checking in. We were hoping to...

Augie and Jason checking in. We were hoping to join tonight but we are getting ready for BRAN and needed to prep our gear tonight.

Augie is very excited to be fielding his Xray at the Plex!
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