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04-04-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,487
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Posted By platgof

I need to wear out my 2018 first! Grabbed a new...

I need to wear out my 2018 first! Grabbed a new battery for the season and wow, I should have done this last year, but C19, nope.
03-26-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 56,389
Posted By platgof

I can tell you why I run one, I am using a buggy...

I can tell you why I run one, I am using a buggy B5M, that may not be raced, so why bother with the expensive version. This is a very good unit, and I will be getting more in the future.
03-24-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By platgof

You can save a lot of head aches reading the IR...

You can save a lot of head aches reading the IR of batteries. It tells you the life of your battery.
03-24-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By platgof

I buy Vant batteries from Cheap rc, and they mail...

I buy Vant batteries from Cheap rc, and they mail fast. Best prices around and they hold up well.
03-24-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By platgof

I am using the I charger 206, and it is an...

I am using the I charger 206, and it is an excellent charger as I have two of them. I run both of them off the power supply I have mentioned, and will get a second one for backup. I have had this for...
03-24-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 56,389
Posted By platgof

R471 Clone

Picked up a 471 clone today for $32 shipped off ebay called DasMikros Sanwa FHT3/FHT4. It did not work in FHT4 but did in FHT3. I do not use telemetry, so no big deal for me. I found out if you do...
03-22-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By platgof

$80, 20 amp charging system

If you are on a budget and need a 20 amp charging system, order the Turnigy Reaktor 300w 20a charger from Hobby King for $65, and a Hewlett Packard HP 750 power supply off ebay for $15 shipped to the...
03-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By platgof

The readings were so bad that there was no way I...

The readings were so bad that there was no way I was keeping them. 112 is a horrible battery no matter how you look at it, and 85 is not much better. So glad I got on board with reading IR on my...
03-22-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By platgof

The I charger 206 has special features and I kept...

The I charger 206 has special features and I kept searching till I found motor draw, and waited for IR to show up. Once it shows IR, I pushed the button to the far right and held it till the...
03-21-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By platgof

Check Your Batteries IR Reading

I had a very bad experience with batteries and want to share this with you. My 2s cars were going very slow and I could not figure it out. So I ordered some new batteries, and that fixed everything....
03-21-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By platgof

Battery IR Readings

I have been having a fit with performance in my 10th scale vehicles and could not figure it out, it was killing me. I would run them on the bench and everything was fine, but put them on the ground...
12-04-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By platgof

Your local track might support indoor racing and...

Your local track might support indoor racing and 10th scale. You really need to talk to the local racers for the scoop. In my area you have to drive a long ways to race, something to consider. 8th...
12-04-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,557
Posted By platgof

13.5 motor would be so much better. Putting a...

13.5 motor would be so much better. Putting a 17.5 in it is just wrong.
11-30-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 292,124
Posted By platgof

I just installed the 3.5 pins, and that is a must...

I just installed the 3.5 pins, and that is a must do on this rig. As I pulled out the old front arms and pins, sure enough the pins were all bent up. Part #'s are TKR 6544B, 7225B, and 6523. Not to...
Forum: Racing Forum
10-12-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,973
Posted By platgof

Is R/C Racing Dying Off

I haven't been to an r/c race this year. With all the limited activity it just isn't worth it for the hassle of a long drive. My favorite track closed down, and it is a 1 1/2 hour drive to the other...
04-05-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 366,597
Posted By platgof

What a day. My left front end was wobbling like...

What a day. My left front end was wobbling like hell, I mean horrible, so I took it apart and and found out I left out a small spacer that fits in the driveshaft and hub. It was in the old one I just...
03-28-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 366,597
Posted By platgof

Should be as exciting as the corona virus? I was...

Should be as exciting as the corona virus? I was thinking about the 8th truggy, but there is just no support for this brand.
03-03-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By platgof

Need A Truggy

Looking for an E truggy in great shape, let me know
03-02-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 366,597
Posted By platgof

What a dead ass thread this is? Maybe it will...

What a dead ass thread this is? Maybe it will kick back up with outdoor racing getting going again.
02-16-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By platgof

1900 is plenty. I use a Tekin and no problems. At...

1900 is plenty. I use a Tekin and no problems. At one time I thought I did not have enough power, but my rear shocks were sticking and causing handling issues.
02-16-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,975
Posted By platgof

I could not afford it years ago. Now I have all...

I could not afford it years ago. Now I have all kinds of cars. My favorite has been the Losi 8 E 3.0 It got me really going again, and is so much fun to race. The electronics are amazing. It is...
02-15-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By platgof

Works fine on my XB8E.

Works fine on my XB8E.
02-15-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 366,597
Posted By platgof

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

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02-09-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By platgof

The MT44 is a light weigh fr sure. I run a M12S...

The MT44 is a light weigh fr sure. I run a M12S and really don't notice the weight. I am left handed, so my options are limited. The M12S is very fast, you can really feel the connection with the...
02-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 366,597
Posted By platgof

I just ordered the EXOTEK Losi XE motor mounts,...

I just ordered the EXOTEK Losi XE motor mounts, to install one on the rear of the motor to give it more rigidity. I don't like the idea of all that weight bouncing a round on the rear of the motor. I...
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