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    Pro457, Good reading DFW is up and running with...

    Pro457,
    Good reading DFW is up and running with a program.
    Curious. What E.T,'s are the TRX Sportsman (2s) and Pro (3s) laying down?
    Does your group run the standard 132ft course?
    Thanks, -AC-
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    Good news on having a dedicated concrete strip...

    Good news on having a dedicated concrete strip for r/c drag racing. Where is it located? USA?

    RJ is a good package to begin with. Recommend perhaps keeping it 2s or 6cell until you get the hang...
  3. RE: Need multi-rotor expert to join crazy project

    Respectfully withdrawn.
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    RE: Blade mQX Canopy Upgrades Mods - UFO OVNI

    Nice work Ed. Curious? What scale are you depicting with your quad model? 1/72nd? 1/35? Other? I am considering modifying my r/c monster truck with a quad landing platform for my 1SQ, and am...
  5. RE: The X-I Frame - Something a little different

    So! The chips are beginning to fly on your project? Looking good. Curious? What did you settle on for material? CF or G10?

    I am so new to quads - heli's of any type for that matter. I have...
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    RE: Helicopter for 92 year old

    I think its great you think enough of your dad to get him a helicopter at 92.

    I just bought my first helicopter - a quad actually. 1SQ HeliMax. I got it from my LHS after watching him...
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    RE: Model Boating Images 1820-2010

    <span style="font-family: Courier New"><span style="font-size: small">Very nice. Very tasteful. Enjoyable. Thanks for posting the link.

    -AC-</span></span></p>
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    RE: Any Drag Strips in the Phoenix area?

    <span style="font-family: Courier New"><span style="font-size: small">Closest place I'm aware of for the AZ gang is the MHRA track in San Bernardino, CA. I know of at least two AZ r/c drag racers...
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    RE: im new to this

    <span style="font-size: small">jamores,

    Good reading you want to give r/c drag racing a try. I hope you do.

    My recommendation. Go to a race. Pit for a nitro car. Offer to retrieve the car at...
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    RE: 1970 ProStreet Camaro

    Right on Mike. I've had that photo torn from a magazine for so long I forget what it was. Thank goodness for Google:

    http://www.nhra.net/50th/races/020801.html

    Almost 40 years ago. Unreal. Oh !...
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    RE: 1970 ProStreet Camaro

    Hey MRO,

    Very nice package. The second image seems to capture better the true Chevy blue than the first. And the racing stripes are spot-on.

    I'd often thought a nostalgia class in rc drag...
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    RE: GMS Dragspec spur@pinion

    My experience, basically:

    3s LiPo - 32P gears

    2s Lipo - 48p gears

    FWIW. There are lots of variables that enter into this. But, this should work as rule-of-thumb to get you into the game. Of...
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    RE: Why the Rustler?

    <span style="font-size: small">For me, it was what I had to start with. By the time I finished modding it, I could have bought a drag-specific car for much less. It was, however, a fun project and I...
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    RE: scale pro stock 68 camaro build to start

    Here's my shot at racing a doorslammer. The ahr43 R3E. Early 2008. HPI Camaro. Love the body. I mounted it to a modified GMS DragSpec. 10x2 Trinity brush motor. LiMn 2s1p x 3800. Ran best of 2.272sec...
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    RE: Taking the dive and need help...

    <span style="font-size: small">Welcome to the forum and to rc drag racing Mike. Hope you enjoy both.

    Lynwood is a big presence in rc drag racing. I'd recommend you check out an event and see what...
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    RE: Pics of your academy ride

    <span style="font-size: small">Work is progressing well on the Griffin. I had to work with the images to get them to look decent, but here they are. Almost RTR. It's officially ahr43 Project OFB (One...
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    RE: Super Brain 989

    <span style="font-size: small">This is kind of an old thread, but as long as I'm here in Academy/MRC, I'll add my comments.

    I photocopied the manual. Then penciled in and high-lighted </span><span...
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    RE: Pics of your academy ride

    <span style="font-size: small">TC1,

    Agree, very interesting. Yongsan, Seoul for me. 2 year accompanied tour. Korea is where I got started RCing.

    I like your Wyvern too. I almost bought one...
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    RE: Pics of your academy ride

    Collector,

    Nice, very nice Griffin Pro. I'm working up an 'arm drop' Griffin now. Got a few 'Pro" parts on it. I bought the car used at a Korea hobby shop when I was there with the Army back in...
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    RE: 4link set up for live rear end .1/10 st VIDEO

    <span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-size: small">Nice. Very nice. Anxious to read your performance results.

    There was talk of doing a 4-link some time ago by a bloke named "Griz"....
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    RE: 1st time dragster options..... ?

    Sure, bring the boys. GCRCDR has a jr. dragster series that recognizes and awards participants.

    MegaTech would be my recommendation for an unprepared parking lot., although even the MegaTech...
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    RE: 1st time dragster options..... ?

    Hey Josh,

    Minimal RTR. MegaTech (nitro) is the exception if they still offer it. Some ARR, but you needset-up skills to make them work. Used electric/ nitro pops up frequently in the Texas region...
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    RE: Putting together a dragster

    supa,

    One option you might consider for building a 1/18 is jr. dragster (NHRA). 145" w/b actual, 14.5" at 1/10 scale. Run a scale 1/8 mile (66ft) instead of full-course 132ft.

    There is some...
  24. RE: Considering switching to brushless from nitro, need pros and cons

    <span style="font-family: Courier New"><span style="font-size: medium">I prefer the simplicity of nitro over the compexity of electric. But then, I'm a 20th C.analog throwback; not a 21st C....
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    RE: Off-Road drag racing

    Nothing organized that I'm aware of. That's where I started. Cut over an old-school brushed electric Rustler with a White aluminum pan chassis. Ran1/10 scale 1/8mile. 66ft dirt course. No timing...
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