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01-26-2013, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Thumbs up Pure genius. One of the things I love about RC...

Pure genius. One of the things I love about RC is how we can pull products from so many different other specialized sources to fit our needs!
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-21-2013, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Then that begs the question of "Why they waited...

Then that begs the question of "Why they waited until recently to purchase the correct equipment to even test to their own specs?"
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-19-2013, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Buckaroo

....and until it's validated on a dyno of some...

....and until it's validated on a dyno of some sort, it's ALL from the people that made the motors, which is to say, their MARKETING departments, and is well known to be over inflated.
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-19-2013, 07:03 AM
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Views: 143,087
Posted By Buckaroo

Glad I'm not the only one that recognized a...

Glad I'm not the only one that recognized a familiar stink.
01-18-2013, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Assuming ROAR can also back up that they told not...

Assuming ROAR can also back up that they told not only Trinity, but everyone else as well.....:confused: Just because they say so don't make any of it true, on either side.
12-05-2012, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Nor is it particullarly effective as the range of...

Nor is it particullarly effective as the range of adjustment is VERY small.
Forum: Racing Forum
11-22-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

+1. Be safe if you're traveling. :tire:

+1. Be safe if you're traveling. :tire:
10-31-2012, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Buckaroo

None required.

None required.
Forum: Racing Forum
10-12-2012, 07:40 AM
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Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Same here. Has my name on it. Anyone is welcome...

Same here. Has my name on it. Anyone is welcome to use it this weekend. I'm going a little further west to put bambi down this weekend ;)
Forum: Racing Forum
08-23-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Got punked with the duty this evening. Someone...

Got punked with the duty this evening. Someone please take notes at the meeting and post them here, or PM me, please!
Forum: Racing Forum
08-14-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Does it really matter? At this point, I'm...

Does it really matter? At this point, I'm convinced that it's going dirt(for a variety of reasons).......wether we 'vote' on it again and again until carpet gives up, or there's simply a corporate...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-09-2012, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Exclamation Jason, I respect you 100%, but.........

There was only 2 days notice on the INITIAL delivery of dirt, but it took 2 weeks worth of work and 2 weekends to get it into "driveable" condition, with the caveat that it would need some refining....
Forum: Racing Forum
08-08-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

....and where does the money come from to...

....and where does the money come from to rehabilitate the outdoor offroad track, or is that a write off?

Remember, according to Josh, the indoor track WILL NOT be a bashing track. Where will...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-08-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

According to the post below by Josh, that's...

According to the post below by Josh, that's EXACTALLY what's happening! Although the bashers undoubtedly voted for a dirt track in the back, they won't be "bashing" on it, at least not officially....
08-06-2012, 05:31 AM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Is direct from TOP the only place that I can get...

Is direct from TOP the only place that I can get one of these? What's the availability and turn-around time?
Forum: Racing Forum
08-05-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Tim: no, he doesn't know that the Halloween race...

Tim: no, he doesn't know that the Halloween race (END of October) usually closes out the outdoor season (dirt and asphalt) at Debbies, and that there are typically several test/tune weekends indoors...
08-02-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Buckaroo

Nice....well, at least they started off nice ;) ...

Nice....well, at least they started off nice ;) I'm in the same boat as you, they start off nice, but the new gets knocked off in pretty short order :lol:
Forum: Racing Forum
08-01-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Mimi/The Track in Maryland would disagree with...

Mimi/The Track in Maryland would disagree with you. It's the ONLY thing that saved them after she screwed up pulling up the carpet and put down simply terrible (washboard quality) asphalt which...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-01-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Jason, thanks for some local research on...

Jason, thanks for some local research on materials. $15ish/cubic yard is much more reasonable.

ETA, there was no "going rogue" on building the track with only two days notice. It was well...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-01-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

I guess the biggest questions are 1. How big...

I guess the biggest questions are

1. How big do you want it?
2. How deep do you want it?

Those two will drive the dirt cost, which will be your single biggest cost driver on initial set-up,...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-01-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 467,958
Posted By Buckaroo

Been out for a while. School/work/family needed...

Been out for a while. School/work/family needed some direct attention.

How much dirt and money do you need for an indoor dirt track? The math is simple, so it's easy to figure out. :)

92...
07-22-2012, 04:23 PM
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Views: 416,234
Posted By Buckaroo

What would be nice is an LRP product that doesn't...

What would be nice is an LRP product that doesn't have a BEC problem.
06-16-2012, 06:26 AM
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Views: 144,626
Posted By Buckaroo

X12 runs hotter than all other motors. If you...

X12 runs hotter than all other motors. If you apply the temp limits of other conventional motors, you're going to be slow. X12 doesn't come alive until 160. 180 is more than fine, it's about...
06-13-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6,072
Views: 1,606,952
Posted By Buckaroo

+1. Beat the hell out of it, too. Body gave up...

+1. Beat the hell out of it, too. Body gave up LONG before any paint even thought about giving up. All that I did was to scuff the body well with a green pad and wash/dry before painting.

Think...
06-04-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7,533
Views: 1,140,416
Posted By Buckaroo

Done at ride height with full equipment and...

Done at ride height with full equipment and batteries installed.
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