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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-22-2014, 08:53 PM
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Posted By john2364
I wonder if someone will translates this tech into RC

Pretty cool story on some mini Wan wankel engines fitted for leaf blowers. Significantly smaller and lighter and higher RPM than Piston based engines of the same displacement. If the tech were pushed...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By john2364
Collector, could you give me access to modify the...

Collector, could you give me access to modify the spreadsheet. You can provide it to 6munro@gmail.com
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-07-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By john2364
Awesome. That works great!

Awesome. That works great!
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By john2364
Cant Hurt to try. EXt2Robs advice seems accurate....

Cant Hurt to try. EXt2Robs advice seems accurate. I would really recommend some helping hands. along with a fine soldering tip and de soldering tools.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-07-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By john2364
Need your assistance with information regarding Clones

I am going to create a spreadsheet that lists Clone models, what they are clones of, % compatability, vendors that offer them etc...

Please post any info that you have any maybe this can be a...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By john2364
Yep, I was talking about doing a spread sheet....

Yep, I was talking about doing a spread sheet. That sounds good. I will post a new thread to get general info regarding available clones, Percent compatible, where to get them etc... Feel free to...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 10-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By john2364
Clone Matrix

Is there a Clone matrix available. Basically, a spreadsheet with current clones, what they are clones of. Parts compatibility and where to get them? If not, is this something that would be useful and...
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 07-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By john2364
epoxy fillers for casting parts

I am thinking about molding and casting some replacement parts for my rc truck (I know that this is the plane forum but there is not really a good place for this question in the car forum). Most of...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 06-27-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By john2364
RE: Losi Ten SCTE rtr VS Associated RC8.2e rtr

I do not know if I agree with the durability comment but I could be wrong since I have only had one 1/8 scale buggy and it broke all them time when it crashed. It might have had weak parts (it was an...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 06-25-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By john2364
Comic Book Guys

Ughh, why does every hobby store have to have at least one Comic Book Guy (Simpsons reference if you do not know what I am talking about) working there? Most of the hobby store employees are nice and...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-12-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By john2364
RE: Racing database software

I am thinking about features such as an automatic email when your race is coming up. It is pretty easy to code something that will automatically email individuals associated with an entry based on a...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By john2364
Racing database software

So I have always wanted to race but just can not devote enough time to do so. From what I understand, you spend most time sitting around while only a only a small percentage of the time is spent...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-11-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,132
Posted By john2364
RE: ramifications of 3d printing on RC market

There are thousands of general consumer uses for this type of product beyond DIYers and serious hobbyists. Assid from consumer purposes, The business purposes beyond modeling and presentations are...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-10-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,132
Posted By john2364
RE: ramifications of 3d printing on RC market

CAD software in regards to 3d printers will become much easier to use. It is in the nature of software. It is complicated now because it is used by engineers who are building very custom designs and...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-08-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,132
Posted By john2364
RE: ramifications of 3d printing on RC market

This was pretty much my point, once the tech and materials get there, the major rc manufacturers will probably be wiped out. These are not large companies and the do not likely have the capital to...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-08-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By john2364
RE: Earthquake motor heatsink and fan

So far, this truck is great. It handles WAY better and is faster than my savage. Pretty durable as well. I have taken some heavy hits with out any broken parts. Both the motor and ESC are stay quite...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-08-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,132
Posted By john2364
RE: ramifications of 3d printing on RC market

This seems to be going in a bad direction. Lets try to keep politics out of this and keep it about RC parts and the industry. The firearm was just an example but I do recognize that the forces...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-07-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By john2364
RE: Earthquake motor heatsink and fan

I wanted to provide an update. My earthquake came today. The motor actually did come with the heatsink/fan. I also checked out the differentials and they were pre shimmed.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-07-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,132
Posted By john2364
RE: ramifications of 3d printing on RC market

At first, I did not think the strength would be there either. Then I saw the story about the guy who 3d printed a functional fire arm. The chamber was a little thicker than a traditional gun but any...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-07-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,132
Posted By john2364
ramifications of 3d printing on RC market

I am very excited about 3d printing. I am sure that many RC goers are as well due to the ramifications that it would have for us. Like many similar technologies (substantial R/D and low cost of...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-07-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By john2364
RE: any redcats Roar Legal

That is great. I just ordered an earthquake. I have not raced in the past but I really like the fact that I can just buy a couple of parts for the backdraft conversion to race instead of buying an...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By john2364
any redcats Roar Legal

Sorry to keep bombing the forum but I keep thinking of additional questions. Are any redcats ROAR legal. Espicially the aftershock or backdraft?
Forum: RC Monster Trucks 05-04-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,159
Posted By john2364
RE: hpi savage xxl octain gas powered monster truck

I would not get one because the cost is too high. Nonethess, there are a lot of benefits if the performance is there. Compared to nitro, gasoline engines are more reliable, easier to tune, have...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-04-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By john2364
RE: Earthquake motor heatsink and fan

will any 550 can size heatsink/fan fit? I have some amazon credit that I am not using but the official redcat heatsink and fan are not listed there.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By john2364
RE: Earthquake motor heatsink and fan

Thanks Nitro. I think that you are slowly becoming my personal redcat advisor ;).
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