Thread: Low budget TC
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by niznai View Post
The front spool is indeed a joke, but don't agree with the binding stuff. Mine built excellently, no binding. You need to build it carefully though. The TRF418 for instance is a lot more tricky with the split suspension blocks that do not locate properly unless you use a straight wedge every time you change shims and then it's very fiddly and annoying. Now that is a joke in a 700$+ kit (that's the Tamiya RRP).
In regards to the binding.
The plastic in my kit may have had slight warps or whatever or might of warped as i was tightening screws, its hard to pin down the exact cause and put it to blame.

So my car ended up getting the full fat bd7 pully etc anyway.
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