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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-10-2016, 03:41 PM
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Posted By cumquat
i can tell you the exact reasons, and i'm not one...

i can tell you the exact reasons, and i'm not one of them. the server issues spanning from late 2009 through early 2012 started it. back in the summer of 2009, there was no bigger rc forum. seeing...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-10-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By cumquat
i wouldnt say it if it wasnt true. this place has...

i wouldnt say it if it wasnt true. this place has less than a tenth of the active users it used to. it used to be that you could check the general discussion section 4 times a day and never see the...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-08-2016, 03:19 PM
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Posted By cumquat
when i'm daydreaming about being a millionaire, i...

when i'm daydreaming about being a millionaire, i often browse this website http://www.vcshobbies.com/. wedico is one of the high end brands for rc tractor trucks and tamiya is the one most can...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-06-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,040
Posted By cumquat
i didnt add, i derailed.

i didnt add, i derailed.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-06-2016, 08:49 AM
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Posted By cumquat
y'all realize this thread is a decade old, right?

y'all realize this thread is a decade old, right?
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-25-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By cumquat
it's one of those things that depends entirely on...

it's one of those things that depends entirely on you. if you're good with the throttle and/or dont jump your buggy, there isnt too much risk in locking the slipper. if you are very agressive and...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-25-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By cumquat
only thing i can think of is the tamiya MFU for...

only thing i can think of is the tamiya MFU for their semi and high lift lines.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-25-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By cumquat
your tv provider must hate you, i still have...

your tv provider must hate you, i still have MAVTV, and they still broadcast a lot of rally. more best in the desert though.


i personally hate the very idea of the AVC system. it takes all the...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-08-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By cumquat
maybe $100 if you're lucky.

maybe $100 if you're lucky.
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Posted By cumquat
no, the gear diffs will not fit the old st trans...

no, the gear diffs will not fit the old st trans case. you'll need the ext case. cant remember if the ext rear chassis plate was needed or not.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-23-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By cumquat
unlike the majority of their current lineup, the...

unlike the majority of their current lineup, the tamiya xv01 is actually designed with performance in mind http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCLUE&P=7
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By cumquat
that's a solid setup. as fore radio, i suggest...

that's a solid setup. as fore radio, i suggest this http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXZZD1&P=0 i have the 2 channel version and it has served me well.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-19-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By cumquat
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0002p?&M=A...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0002p?&M=AXI
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-19-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By cumquat
ignore all comments saying 2wd buggies cant take...

ignore all comments saying 2wd buggies cant take grass. they can, and dont struggle nearly as much as many like to make it seem. granted, they are slower on grass than on pavement or gravel, but the...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-15-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By cumquat
i'm not being mean, i was more or less joking....

i'm not being mean, i was more or less joking. spend enough time on this forum and you'll catch on to my sense of humor. to the unfamiliar i come off as abrasive and sarcastic. to those that know ...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-15-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By cumquat
do your self a favor and smack your hand for even...

do your self a favor and smack your hand for even typing that. 3s is a bad idea for 90% of 1/10 scale vehicles. further, i dont think a 3s could even physically fit into the buggy.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-14-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By cumquat
i've nearly bought one for myself a dozen or so...

i've nearly bought one for myself a dozen or so times. every time i came close i just couldnt pull the trigger for this or that reason. never the buggy's fault, just life stuff. of course, i always...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-14-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By cumquat
just realized i didnt actually answer your...

just realized i didnt actually answer your questions. first to address a pet peeve of my, electrics use motors. i could try to get into the fundamentals of the difference of a motor vs an engine but...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-14-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By cumquat
this should give you plenty of power and speed...

this should give you plenty of power and speed without causing issues http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=72275...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-07-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By cumquat
i dont know of any 2 cylinder engines that'll fit...

i dont know of any 2 cylinder engines that'll fit but i dont mess with gassers either, so you might be able to find one.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 12-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By cumquat
looks to be a svm mk5. i know next to nothing...

looks to be a svm mk5. i know next to nothing about it other than it seems parts are near impossible to get.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-26-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By cumquat
if you are going to wait until you have $450 or...

if you are going to wait until you have $450 or so http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXFDCH&P=0
if you want to build it yourself...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-16-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By cumquat
runtime comes down to driving conditions. you...

runtime comes down to driving conditions. you spend most of your time driving around your backyard track. lots of acceleration and braking. i run up and down the street and in my driveway. lots of...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-16-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By cumquat
so, is this going to be automated? i'm guessing...

so, is this going to be automated? i'm guessing raspberry pi or arduino? lets see if i have this correct. this is about time, not speed. you need to reach a specific point in the shortest amount of...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-16-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By cumquat
yes, upgrade your radio. a metal rod at little...

yes, upgrade your radio. a metal rod at little kid eye level combined with the overall inferiority of AM compared to 2.4 and the low cost of the entry level radios just makes sense.
my suggestion,...
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