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Old 08-02-2011, 12:20 AM
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I'm looking to get into the rc sled pulling and wanting to get a sled. I would like not to spend so much money on a store bought one and Ihave resorces to build one. I have all the neccessary welding equipment and whatever is needed. I was wondering if anybody has ever built one or had plans to build one? I would be willing to pay for a plan or if Ican look at some good pictures of some and get some ideas. Thanks for any help.
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Old 08-02-2011, 08:01 AM
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If nothing else, these should give you some design ideas.
http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showt...=240521&page=2
http://www.teammagicracing.com/page/page/3951643.htm
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Old 08-02-2011, 09:23 AM
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I always wanted to get into this... I just never had the motivation to build a sled, or spend $400 on one.
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Old 08-02-2011, 10:15 AM
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We had a local pulling organization start up this year and i got in on it. Its a whole lot of fun. We have a lot of different classes that include a lot of scratch built stuff, but i have been running the monster truck class. Here is a video:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbewRz5BtBU[/youtube]

Here is a picture of my wifes truck sitting with the sled behind it(and her first win/trophy) as well as sitting beside my truck(without the weights on it). A sled wouldnt be real hard to build. Like was said, the main thing would be getting it geared correctly for a 30ft track.
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Old 08-02-2011, 10:42 AM
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Just found this... It may help:

http://picasaweb.google.com/Windberg...y=1k_iPHByxqI#
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Pulling is cool. Though it seems like simply using a force meter would be pretty effective, but probably not as cool as actually pulling heavy objects.
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Pulling is cool. Though it seems like simply using a force meter would be pretty effective, but probably not as cool as actually pulling heavy objects.

Put the force meter in the hitch of the sled!
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My lhs has a used one he is trying to sale. I think they said either 100 or 150. Not sure how much shipping would be but if you are interested I can give you their number.
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Yea man I'm interested if you can give me the number and maybe I can get some pictures from them of it. Thanks alot.

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