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03-19-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,914
Posted By dhc8guru

I thought brushed motors we're going to be dead...

I thought brushed motors we're going to be dead overnight but they have found a happy place with the scale crawlers. Even though there are plenty good sensored brushless motors, it's hard to justify...
Forum: Chat Lounge
03-19-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,668
Posted By dhc8guru

Yes the whole Hobbico situation is sad. People...

Yes the whole Hobbico situation is sad.
People talk about the shift in the hobby. I think a lot of us on the forums can't quite grip what is happening to the hobby. I had a slight revelation this...
02-26-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,015
Posted By dhc8guru

I'm new to 2wd buggy I bought both a D216 and a...

I'm new to 2wd buggy I bought both a D216 and a B6D to see which I liked. I run on an outdoor super loose track. After spending some time with both, I gotta say the D216 is a bit better. I am running...
02-18-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,657
Posted By dhc8guru

I would look at an Armma Talion.$500 RTR. You can...

I would look at an Armma Talion.$500 RTR. You can buy a lot of parts with the $600 you'll spend on the other kits.
02-18-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,126
Posted By dhc8guru

Which is more popular where you race. I'm...

Which is more popular where you race. I'm guessing it's probably buggy.
Seemed like once Roar dumped truggy as a class it's been declining since.
02-12-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 190,431
Posted By dhc8guru

$500, is too rich for my blood. I would be...

$500, is too rich for my blood. I would be compelled to look at something a little cheaper.
02-12-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,334
Posted By dhc8guru

Frick'n e-buggy! I dread marshalling them. More...

Frick'n e-buggy! I dread marshalling them. More power and traction then most drivers can control. I swear that they just point and shoot and hope for the best. Not to mention, when you get hit by one...
02-10-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 19,858
Posted By dhc8guru

I bailed from SC because of two things, one being...

I bailed from SC because of two things, one being that stock, mod, 2wd, 4wd all ran together most of the time due to turn out. I had fun with it but it's not a graceful class. Also, my car bodies got...
02-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9,150
Views: 2,274,107
Posted By dhc8guru

I can't outdrive my B6. So no point in upgrading...

I can't outdrive my B6. So no point in upgrading to the 6.1. Well unless there is an upgrade kit.
02-06-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 375,692
Posted By dhc8guru

My 4600mah batteries fit fine but I also have...

My 4600mah batteries fit fine but I also have some 3500mah batteries that are about 7mm to low. I am going to have to design and 3D print a box for them that will raise them up to fit up into the...
02-05-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,413
Posted By dhc8guru

Those cost about twenty cents to make. An online...

Those cost about twenty cents to make. An online 3d print Vlogger measured the electric consumption of a 3D printer and running it 24-7 for a month would only consume like $10 in electricity.
I saw...
01-25-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,557
Posted By dhc8guru

I run 3600mah 2s in my 17.5t. 8min mains it only...

I run 3600mah 2s in my 17.5t. 8min mains it only burns about 2400-2600 mAh.
I don't want to carry all that extra weight.
Mod motor I run 4600 packs.
01-24-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,557
Posted By dhc8guru

I'm throwing in my vote for the B6 club racer...

I'm throwing in my vote for the B6 club racer since your running 17.5. it think it was $300 from Amain (with coupon). Get a DX5C for $120 with a receiver. I vote the Hitec X2 black edition charger...
01-24-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,241
Posted By dhc8guru

Yeah, not sure about 1/10 and 1/8 buggy tires,...

Yeah, not sure about 1/10 and 1/8 buggy tires, the ones I tried balancing weren't very far off to bother with. But man I had some SC tires that were horrible. I think the tall side wall makes them...
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-24-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,984
Posted By dhc8guru

Did Traxxas buy the patents? Also you guys keep...

Did Traxxas buy the patents? Also you guys keep saying they are patent trolls. But they aren't. A patent troll sue's for a patent infringement where it's a far stretch of the intent of the patent....
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-24-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,984
Posted By dhc8guru

I'm definitely not defending them and I can't say...

I'm definitely not defending them and I can't say all they make is perfect but it just seems to be a lot of excessive hate towards them when IMO all the car manufacturers make stuff that breaks. ...
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-24-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,984
Posted By dhc8guru

Traxxas hate?

I must be missing something but why all the hate for Traxxas?
I can understand some hate over the lawsuits. But in the business world, patent infringement is big and companies look at patents as a...
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-24-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,095
Posted By dhc8guru

That's a nice track!I love dirt but I also...

That's a nice track!I love dirt but I also recognize it's downside. Clean dirt is expensive to buy, maintain and takes time and money when you want to change the track layout.
Indoor dirt is going...
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-23-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,239
Posted By dhc8guru

I stepped away from the car side of the hobby...

I stepped away from the car side of the hobby eight years ago to focus on my helicopters and airplanes. And for those who don't follow the RC heli market, long story short, it skyrocketed and then it...
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-23-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,978
Posted By dhc8guru

When I was a teenager, I started running with an...

When I was a teenager, I started running with an undesirable crowd. My dad asked me what I thought about go kart racing. I was all in he spent a lot of money getting me into it. And he didn't have a...
01-22-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 375,692
Posted By dhc8guru

We have to remember that 1/10 2wd is pretty much...

We have to remember that 1/10 2wd is pretty much owned by AE. Even TLR who IMO is a distant number two in popularity just "Evo's" there platform. Same with AE. That's why people grumble about the...
01-22-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 375,692
Posted By dhc8guru

So, what's your concern? Parts availability? It's...

So, what's your concern? Parts availability? It's a competitive buggy. In the end, regardless if HB abonandoned it or not, it will still perform the same.
01-19-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 375,692
Posted By dhc8guru

I am running a 7.5t motor and couldn't find any...

I am running a 7.5t motor and couldn't find any info on this thread but what I did find that the final drive is the same as an Associated B6. Your probably looking at a 28 pinion and a 78 spur.
01-18-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 375,692
Posted By dhc8guru

I saw yesterday Amain got some new stock so I...

I saw yesterday Amain got some new stock so I bought a few spares. Parts I think may break.

Amain now have the kits bumped up to $195. I have seen the as low as $165 (without a coupon). There...
01-16-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 375,692
Posted By dhc8guru

Just what I needed two days ago...LOL! Glad you...

Just what I needed two days ago...LOL! Glad you posted it though so others have it available. When I was putting it together, I was wondering why they didn't put a view like this in the diagram.
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