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07-29-2020, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Chaz955i

Both sets of statements can be true. I tend to...

Both sets of statements can be true. I tend to think the first is on-point at many tracks I've gone to. Many racers investing and practicing for big races and the gap between them and the hobbyists...
01-23-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 248,903
Posted By Chaz955i

Yes and there are skilled drivers winning races...

Yes and there are skilled drivers winning races with production parts. Might have something to do with not spending their time on RCTech repeating the same old excuse as to why they can't reach the...
01-23-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 248,903
Posted By Chaz955i

That seems to be the point you are having trouble...

That seems to be the point you are having trouble with. Most of the people here don't expect to get the level of detail or information that the top team guys get regarding prototype parts. You seem...
12-11-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 141,171
Posted By Chaz955i

Why? Watching grown men humiliate themselves...

Why? Watching grown men humiliate themselves publicly by acting like spoiled, entitled little children over the release of a toy car has met my expectations completely. It really has been fantastic. ...
12-11-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 141,171
Posted By Chaz955i

Both can be true.

Both can be true.
Forum: Chat Lounge
11-20-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,150
Posted By Chaz955i

Bingo, there are still times I have to make the...

Bingo, there are still times I have to make the walk of shame after a heat and apologize for a bone-head move. Race enough and it happens to everybody from beginner to pro. Just letting someone know...
Forum: Chat Lounge
11-20-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,150
Posted By Chaz955i

You described exactly where I am at with racing...

You described exactly where I am at with racing right now. I'm currently taking an extended break to re-calibrate my expectations. It is a difficult balance to find. Working hard to be the best...
11-20-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,074
Posted By Chaz955i

Yes, this is because many track owners have no...

Yes, this is because many track owners have no business skill whatsoever and can't see a future past the end of the current race day. Then they wonder aloud why their attendance slowly withers away...
11-15-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 60,447
Posted By Chaz955i

Much appreciated.

Much appreciated.
11-15-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 60,447
Posted By Chaz955i

I was on TQ racings site and saw two different...

I was on TQ racings site and saw two different Axon gears, a TCS and DTS. Not sure if the holes are degreed the same on both but which do you use? I already have a pile of 3Racing spurs that won't...
11-15-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 60,447
Posted By Chaz955i

Anyone try the 3Racing spurs on this car? I'm...

Anyone try the 3Racing spurs on this car? I'm trying to use a 100t spur and I can't get it to line up at all. Perhaps the other 3Racing cars use a different hole pattern. I selected the spurs that...
11-13-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14,478
Views: 1,724,245
Posted By Chaz955i

Well said....

Well said....
11-13-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14,478
Views: 1,724,245
Posted By Chaz955i

Not sure if you were responding to me but I never...

Not sure if you were responding to me but I never suggested that VTA should not exist. I have no disagreement that slower, easier classes whether VTA or something else are needed. My response was...
11-12-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14,478
Views: 1,724,245
Posted By Chaz955i

Or the variation on this theme where R/C racing...

Or the variation on this theme where R/C racing dies of a thousand cuts because everyone wants their own variation of established classes leading to 20 classes offered at a club race where 15 people...
11-12-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 60,447
Posted By Chaz955i

I'm most of the way through my build and it has...

I'm most of the way through my build and it has gone smoothly. Everything fits good and parts quality and finishing seems fine, Same issue here with the spur mount. Seems it should have been a little...
04-30-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 37,424
Posted By Chaz955i

You bring up some good points. While I understand...

You bring up some good points. While I understand that tracks need money to survive I tend to see them falling in the trap of trying to offer every class for every skill level instead of offering a...
04-30-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Chaz955i

if you used threadlock on the screw some may have...

if you used threadlock on the screw some may have seeped out between the axle and the bearing race. Use a soldering iron to heat up the axle where the retaining screw goes in. This should soften the...
01-15-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By Chaz955i

Yep, same place. Nice facility and race program....

Yep, same place. Nice facility and race program. Looking forward to getting back once my tires and wheels show up.
01-15-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By Chaz955i

I was at a clay track on the border of OH and PA...

I was at a clay track on the border of OH and PA Saturday running 2wd and wheeler. Conditions sound similar to what you describe. Tried clay compound Positrons on both cars and both undriveable....
01-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,771
Views: 783,468
Posted By Chaz955i

Thank you for the feedback and you are right...

Thank you for the feedback and you are right about the setup differences. I do find I make adjustments to those somewhat regularly even running dedicated cars so it may not be too bad. I'll look at...
01-14-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,771
Views: 783,468
Posted By Chaz955i

Hey All, I am considering making the switch to...

Hey All, I am considering making the switch to Associated for 2wd buggy. I run primarily carpet with some high bite clay thrown in. Currently running a dedicated car for each. Wondering how suitable...
01-13-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,452
Views: 1,188,174
Posted By Chaz955i

Hey guys, I am doing a full shock rebuild after...

Hey guys, I am doing a full shock rebuild after way too long and the shock guides and shims are ovalized and need replaced. Is there any alternative to having to buy all the shock pistons just to get...
12-12-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Chaz955i

For the ESC the wire that goes to the receiver is...

For the ESC the wire that goes to the receiver is used to connect to the program box. If using the Justock ESC you will not be able to advance timing but will have punch control and some basic brake...
12-07-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,485
Posted By Chaz955i

Pretty much spot on. Especially your last...

Pretty much spot on. Especially your last statement. While I too enjoy partaking in bling of dubious benefit, having some grasp of what is needed vs. what is wanted is helpful. Better stewardship by...
12-07-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,485
Posted By Chaz955i

If it were only newer racers who had this...

If it were only newer racers who had this distorted idea of buying wins I think your plan would be solid. Unfortunately, in my experience in the Ohio area it infects just as many people have been...
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