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07-27-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 60
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Posted By markr04

Like you, I too had to earn my toys (perhaps to...

Like you, I too had to earn my toys (perhaps to an extreme sometimes, in hindsight). :lol:

I had a couple of low-end R/C cars (one of them wired direct, lol). They couldn't steer... you had to go...
07-14-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,935
Posted By markr04

Your Xray must be the one he was telling me...

Your Xray must be the one he was telling me about. He said yours handles the right-hand section flawlessly.
07-14-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,935
Posted By markr04

I am visiting relatives in Decatur, IL this week...

I am visiting relatives in Decatur, IL this week and I had to go check out Dirt Werks while I'm here. I took a couple of non-racers with me (my dad and a cousin).

The track is great! Chase and...
07-08-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,677
Posted By markr04

Those shocks look like the ones on my 1/8th scale...

Those shocks look like the ones on my 1/8th scale buggies. I like what they did there.
07-08-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,453
Views: 459,807
Posted By markr04

Just FYI: PayPal got wise to this already. The...

Just FYI:
PayPal got wise to this already. The last time I tried to send PayPal as a gift, the fees were back.
07-08-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,677
Posted By markr04

I noticed that Amainhobbies was showing a list of...

I noticed that Amainhobbies was showing a list of new AE shocks a while back. Does anyone know what the differences are between the new shocks and the older ones?
07-06-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By markr04

Good point. I didn't consider the pivot location.

Good point. I didn't consider the pivot location.
07-06-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By markr04

If you're asking about what I described: 1)...

If you're asking about what I described:

1) Aluminum pivot block is heavier than the plastic one. Extra weight in these 1/10 buggies helps with stability. Most of us also add 1/4 oz. weights... 6...
07-06-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,677
Posted By markr04

Looking good. :nod:

Looking good. :nod:
07-06-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By markr04

I have the Hudy 1/8 setup station. It's...

I have the Hudy 1/8 setup station. It's expensive, but Hudy does everything the right way, not the cheap way. I let all my friends use it too, and it still has no signs of wear, slop, etc.

Now I'm...
07-06-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By markr04

This is not exactly the same as your situation,...

This is not exactly the same as your situation, but it may have the same result:

Some people put the aluminum pivot blocks on the XXX-CR. The blocks line up with the holes and such, but are...
07-04-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,226
Posted By markr04

What you want to do and how much you have to...

What you want to do and how much you have to spend is very different than me.

Do you want electric or nitro?
07-04-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,226
Posted By markr04

The Jato, despite being called a truck (by...

The Jato, despite being called a truck (by Traxxas), is not an off-road vehicle at all. It's very fast up and down the street, and it does that well, but don't get it if you want any off-road action....
07-03-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 172,515
Posted By markr04

The notion comes from the fact that dozens of...

The notion comes from the fact that dozens of fly-by-night startups have and still are pinching sleeves with clamps.

Most people will gladly disclose that they're using Ray's tooling, if that's...
07-02-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,229
Posted By markr04

I've heard from several people that there's a...

I've heard from several people that there's a reason for not using using ceramic bearings in front. I just don't remember what the reason is. Maybe someone can chime in with the reason.
07-02-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,178
Posted By markr04

Your heat gun is probably about 400 watts, so it...

Your heat gun is probably about 400 watts, so it should be fine. But you're already gone to use it?
07-01-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,345
Posted By markr04

+1. This is important, IMO. I didn't want to put...

+1. This is important, IMO. I didn't want to put dye in my $$$ cookware, so I boiled water and poured it into a plastic Tupperware thing to do the dyeing.
07-01-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By markr04

A buddy of mine has 18 gallons on his Speed. He's...

A buddy of mine has 18 gallons on his Speed. He's replaced the rod and bearings and had it pinched twice now.

Like Jamminkrazy said, it's all about how you treat it.
07-01-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,993
Posted By markr04

I got a LOL out of this. The irony of a brown...

I got a LOL out of this. The irony of a brown number being used in that instance is funny. :lol:
07-01-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By markr04

In case no one has mentioned it yet, those...

In case no one has mentioned it yet, those buggies are 4WD. There aren't any 2WD 1/8 that I'm aware of.
06-29-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By markr04

+1. I use red bearing grease I bought from...

+1. I use red bearing grease I bought from Wal-Mart. That tube will last longer than I will.
06-28-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,975
Posted By markr04

SCT is getting a bad name due to the drivers...

SCT is getting a bad name due to the drivers themselves. The average SCT driver around here doesn't care who they run into and break. They don't know any better, really, like they're perpetual n00bs...
06-28-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By markr04

I mean no offense, but your post is hard to read....

I mean no offense, but your post is hard to read. Put some punctuation in there! :nod:
06-28-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By markr04

If you mean the antenna wire, no. They need to be...

If you mean the antenna wire, no. They need to be a certain length.
06-27-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By markr04

I didn't read the whole thread. Try another fuel....

I didn't read the whole thread. Try another fuel. A different brand entirely.

Example:
Sidewinder (Morgan Fuels) put out a whole batch of bad fuel last year and people everywhere were having the...
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