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Where could I find a small turbine to put on an rc car?

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Old 06-27-2012, 03:20 PM
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Want to mount a turbine on rs4 3 evo + . where could I find a small turbine fuel for it and mounting hardware? affordable is better.. Any help appreciated.
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Old 06-27-2012, 03:23 PM
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cheapest way would to build one, not a easy task tho...

if u have like $5,000 to spare might be a intresting project.

are u serious?
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Old 06-27-2012, 03:30 PM
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http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_68.../anchor/tm.htm

Old, old, old, topic of a possible solution..

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Old 06-27-2012, 04:45 PM
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I didn't know they were so expensive!
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I would just strap model rocket engines onto it
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I didn't know they were so expensive!
LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

Sorry. I'm an airplane guy but your title caught my attention
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RC jets insanely expensive
Saw a video of one crash the guy piloting it fell over crying(I would too seeing it probably cost $10k-20k at least), but damn did the explosion look cool looked like when those jets in movies crash. So wish I saved that video.
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Who knew that compressing air, injecting fuel, burning it, and shooting out a flaming exhaust in one small engine that could propel a vehicle to 200 mph would cost so much?



Would be a cool project. But wow, expensive.


I do like the idea of model rocket engines. Kinda like the JATO powered car from the old Darwin Awards story.
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here ya go a jet turbine made out of tin cans http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c1i_...eature=related don't scream at me if the RC explodes, causes bodily harm, etc...
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maybe the setup for a turboprop would work. but in a tenth scale? doubt it.
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RC jets insanely expensive
Saw a video of one crash the guy piloting it fell over crying(I would too seeing it probably cost $10k-20k at least), but damn did the explosion look cool looked like when those jets in movies crash. So wish I saved that video.
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RC jets insanely expensive
Saw a video of one crash the guy piloting it fell over crying(I would too seeing it probably cost $10k-20k at least), but damn did the explosion look cool looked like when those jets in movies crash. So wish I saved that video.
POR QUE!!!!!
not the ones I saw years ago but should show what I mean

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aajp-A43glA[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTMu8VynWws[/youtube]

And some of us think we have high repair bills after a crash
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