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07-27-2020, 08:11 PM
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Posted By captain america

A quick artist's rendition of what the body...

A quick artist's rendition of what the body should look like.

https://i.postimg.cc/GtJmGsnW/Screen-Shot-2020-07-27-at-11-53-32-AM.png (https://postimg.cc/0KjvqjQn)
07-22-2020, 10:06 AM
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Posted By captain america

Just wanted to share a few pics of a project I've...

Just wanted to share a few pics of a project I've been working on. I took my Serpent SRX8 body, made a vacuum-forming buck from it, and altered the cab with some old muscle car lines. Few if any...
07-12-2020, 11:07 AM
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Posted By captain america

Thank you, that actually makes sense. I went and...

Thank you, that actually makes sense. I went and corrected the problem and lo-and-behold, the steering throw is now the same left ad right.

Also, I figured out why my suspension was so stiff: I...
07-10-2020, 07:43 PM
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Views: 207,484
Posted By captain america

No worries, I pre-tap all the plastic parts...

No worries, I pre-tap all the plastic parts before using Ti hardware; I ran the 811 about a decade ago, so I'm well acquainted with Serpent's fantastic (and very hard) plastics. T-Work's do this...
07-10-2020, 06:16 PM
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Posted By captain america

Thanks for the input, guys. I'm a little...

Thanks for the input, guys.

I'm a little more than half way though the build and aside from a bit of suspension binding, it's been a breeze! The steering system is amazingly free, very unlike my...
07-09-2020, 08:34 PM
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Posted By captain america

Just started an SRX8 build. Might someone know...

Just started an SRX8 build. Might someone know what the optimal brake pad/caliper gap is supposed to be? The manual makes no mention of it.
07-04-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10,697
Views: 1,654,405
Posted By captain america

Not gonna happen. Microengines are to Italy...

Not gonna happen.
Microengines are to Italy what mechanical watches are to Switzerland, just on a much smaller scale. If need be, the government will bail them out if they hit a financial...
06-25-2020, 09:49 PM
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Posted By captain america

I suppose the next question is: is he quicker...

I suppose the next question is: is he quicker with one car or the other?
06-25-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By captain america

:tire:

:tire:
06-21-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By captain america

up

up
06-21-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By captain america

Why are you bumping and not responding to your...

Why are you bumping and not responding to your private messages? I offered to take the set on Friday.
06-20-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By captain america

You have PM.

You have PM.
06-18-2020, 03:21 PM
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Views: 497
Posted By captain america

Exclamation Serpent SRX8 Pro NIP Kit

Selling a new in box Serpent SRX8 Nitro buggy kit. $630 + shipping.

https://i.postimg.cc/8zXMfVqN/IMG-2333.jpg (https://postimg.cc/nX7CNNFP)old english girl names...
06-13-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,899
Posted By captain america

Quick question for you guys: assuming comparable...

Quick question for you guys: assuming comparable torque and speed specs, are there any downsides or caveats to using helicopter servos in a buggy?
06-09-2020, 08:22 PM
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Posted By captain america

Haven't been using Novarossi engines in a few...

Haven't been using Novarossi engines in a few years and started looking around for a Keep-Off or a Virtus. What the heck happened? Nova engines, especially the Virtus, were like 600 bucks when they...
05-28-2020, 12:57 PM
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Views: 207,484
Posted By captain america

Associated is one of the oldest brands in RC. It...

Associated is one of the oldest brands in RC. It can be argued that their RC10 is the founding benchmark of modern buggies; there was literally nothing like it in the mid 80s and coupled with their...
05-28-2020, 07:36 AM
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Views: 207,484
Posted By captain america

Well that was unexpectedly candid and enjoyable....

Well that was unexpectedly candid and enjoyable. As much as I thought highly of Serpent products before, my esteem of Serpent and Billy has just gone up a few notches.
05-27-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By captain america

Thanks for sharing! I just recently saw this...

Thanks for sharing! I just recently saw this engine and wondered why it was so cheap, but I guess that's to be expected for a Taiwanese mill. There were a lot more of these types of engines years...
05-27-2020, 09:52 AM
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Views: 207,484
Posted By captain america

Might you have a link? I'll have a listen.

Might you have a link? I'll have a listen.
05-27-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 207,484
Posted By captain america

Anyone know if a follow-up to the SRX8 Pro is in...

Anyone know if a follow-up to the SRX8 Pro is in the pipeline?
05-26-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By captain america

Interesting idea, though I'm with Apco in that...

Interesting idea, though I'm with Apco in that you can use extra soft fuel tubing to get the same effect. They should market them as Ball Breakers! :lol:
10-14-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,224
Posted By captain america

Maybe Highest refers to their failure rate? ...

Maybe Highest refers to their failure rate?

That aside, great racing, great coverage, and I look forward to more RCGP coverage next year.
05-16-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,058
Posted By captain america

Bump!

Bump!
05-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,224
Posted By captain america

The coverage for this thing is Worlds class, if...

The coverage for this thing is Worlds class, if not slightly better. Makes the Silver State coverage look like it was done by a couple of hacks with a video camera by comparison.
04-28-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,058
Posted By captain america

If it's listed in the first post, it's still for...

If it's listed in the first post, it's still for sale until marked otherwise.
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