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Anyone into R/C?

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by A.D., Feb 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 20, 2013 at 6:37 PM
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    littledvl

    littledvl ride BMX!

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    Mostly done, still gotta paint the mirrors and add some more stickers, far from perfect but I like it.

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  2. Jul 20, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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    banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    deck plate, led lights interior, center hubs painted black,
    i got the associated sc10 4x4 brushless lipo combo :D

    thing is a beast!!

    im mainly asking about tools and oils because i would like to build a small work table or have a tackle box with everything i would need to do a complete tear down and rebuild

    and i run my truck in a dusty area and it gets awfully dirty.. after every run i have to flip over the truck and bang out the rocks and dirt lol

    my truck
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  3. Jul 20, 2013 at 11:56 PM
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    BMOC

    BMOC Well-Known Member

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    They don't need much maintanance as long as it doesn't get wet. Blow it off with compressed air should be good to go. Replace bearings as needed and service shocks once in a while.
     
  4. Jul 21, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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    Tacomanator

    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    X2

    Not much maintenance needed with electric rc's. Just replace whatever gets worn out.
     
  5. Jul 21, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    awesome sounds good to me
     
  6. Jul 21, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    Tacomanator

    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    ^ That's one advantage of electric over nitro r/c's, a lot less maintenance! Just pop in a fresh battery and go!
     
  7. Jul 21, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    EODTRD

    EODTRD Oahu's Sanford & Son

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    Looks bad ass. I am really impressed.
     
  8. Jul 21, 2013 at 6:49 PM
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    Dcpsychobilly

    Dcpsychobilly Well-Known Member

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    x2
     
  9. Jul 21, 2013 at 10:42 PM
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    banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    just out and about in my back yard
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  10. Jul 22, 2013 at 5:19 PM
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    Dcpsychobilly

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    wow that's your backyard. Arizona here I come :D
     
  11. Jul 22, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    thats not even the start of it lol. im slowly building a track kinda running each part and finding a good line that works with each obstacle

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    sorry for the big pictures :D
     
  12. Jul 24, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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  13. Jul 25, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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    Awesome! What did you use to attach the gopro? I tried one of the adhesive mounts and it fell off after a few mins.
     
  14. Jul 25, 2013 at 8:25 AM
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    i also used one of the adhesive mounts, you just have to make sure the area is clean and apply pressure for about 30 to 45 seconds so it can adhere better.

    i need to come up with a way to mount it from the chassis and come up through the top, because being mounted on the body makes the video really shaky
     
  15. Jul 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    So my T4.1 has been sitting in the closet for the past months... A friend of mine just opened a carpet track so I might be going next weekend for the opening. Never ran carpet, any setup suggestions? (tires etc..)
     
  16. Jul 26, 2013 at 4:56 AM
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    Never ran carpet either, but the TLR 22 can be configured for mid-engine, which is supposedly good for carpet. I guess this is because carpet is just grippier, with less chance of the back end sliding around. So anything you can do to get weight forward a bit would be my guess. I think the Europeans run carpet a lot, so maybe someone has posted a good setup for you vehicle somewhere on the interwebs.
     
  17. Jul 26, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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    Thanks I'll google around, I know there is a kit (the X60 I think) for making the T4 mid motor, if I start going frequently to that track I might consider it.
     
  18. Jul 26, 2013 at 9:11 PM
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    banditstpk

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    anyone in the AZ area have some tires or some bodies they're willing to part with?
     
  19. Jul 27, 2013 at 12:57 PM
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    Tacomanator

    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    My two money pits! haha
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  20. Jul 27, 2013 at 1:06 PM
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    I wish I can say "you will out grow rc" .. Turns out u cant :([​IMG]
     

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