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07-11-2005, 03:16 AM
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Posted By hoppy504

RE: Any shops in uk thaty sell these?

Hi,


NF electric, nitro and Thunder Tiger ---
www.FormbyModels.com

Thunder Tiger ---
http://www.modelsport.co.uk

There is also a model shop in Skegness that sells Thunder Tiger...
06-14-2005, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,032
Posted By hoppy504

Carson Comanche Monster Truck RTR

Now available on uk ebay.

Still advertised with ABS body shell, not lexan.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=19168&item=5981643455&rd=1

£454.00

john.
05-20-2005, 08:29 AM
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Posted By hoppy504

RE: Smartech Bigfoot 1/5 - pics inside :)

gonsped69,

You are right there appears to be no difference, just badging.

This line from the German advert had me worried about shell strength.

Flexible ABS-body shell with...
05-20-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,270
Posted By hoppy504

RE: Smartech Bigfoot 1/5 - pics inside :)

gonsped69,

Thanks for your quick reply.

I was thinking about getting a Carson MT when released (June!), but was put off when I saw it advertised with a ABS shell. Hope the ad was wrong,...
05-20-2005, 04:03 AM
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Views: 16,270
Posted By hoppy504

RE: Smartech Bigfoot 1/5 - pics inside :)

Hi gonsped69,

Looks a nice truck, is the body abs plastic or lexan?. Carson were advertising the shell

as plastic which I thought would be a weakness.

Does anyone know if chrome...
04-28-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By hoppy504

RE: And now for something completely different!

Hi Ian,

I got a Losi 18th when they came out, am now looking at 5th bikes for a change.

I am now in the process of moving to Skegness so will soon be taking an interest in carparks and any...
04-28-2005, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By hoppy504

RE: Wishbones

According to the USA dealer who produced this list, some will not fit

FireHammer/Carson cross reference



All of the FG tires and rims will bolt on a firehammer with no problem...
04-28-2005, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By hoppy504

RE: steel spur & pinion gears for firehammer

www.rc-car-online.de


The pinions are made from nitrited steel. The do all correspond with the standard main gear and are secured using two grubscrews.

17 teeth each € 24.90
18...
04-26-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,214
Posted By hoppy504

RE: New affordable pipe from Oneill Bros

The shape of the cones and tail pipe remind me of racing motorcycle chambers, I tried a number of sizes and shapes in my time, but finished getting one designed for the engine then welded up on the...
04-26-2005, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By hoppy504

Alloy Leopard wheels

Just found these on eBay. Something to polish.

"Brand new FG leopard race buggy scale 1/5 made to order alloy wheels . There are exact copy`s of originals"

john
04-21-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,514
Posted By hoppy504

RE: someone please slap me

"The FG MT is nowhere near 3 times as expensive as the Carson Commanche"

True, in Germany the FG appears to be about 40% more so you have to expect a difference.
Is the problem the fact it is...
04-21-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,514
Posted By hoppy504

RE: someone please slap me

" The Carson Commanche looks like junk next to a FG Monster Truck"

I could say the same about my FG Eco 2 against my RS 5, but one costs 3 times more than the other. So I accept each for what it...
04-17-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By hoppy504

RE: King Cobra **** tyres

I just lifted it from Cobras news page, perhaps I should have altered it.
04-17-2005, 04:54 PM
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Views: 371
Posted By hoppy504

Replacement MT bodies

Does anyone know if spare FG MT bodies are available in uk, and if so how much?

thanks,
john.
04-17-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By hoppy504

King Cobra **** tyres

New 1/6 Tyres from King Cobra

The first in the new range of 1/6 scale tyres from King Cobra Racing is the "Multi-Stud", and is available now priced £22.50, and £25.00 per pair for the...
04-17-2005, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By hoppy504

RE: rear alloy set up

A silly question, have you got the shorter road car wishbones?

john.
04-15-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By hoppy504

RE: Carson MT body question

Hi Ian,
Thanks for your quick reply, I did think that the buggy bodies would last longer due to the smaller size.

I mentioned before, at the moment I am in Gedling but am moving to Skegness in...
04-15-2005, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By hoppy504

Carson MT body question

I have just read that the body is made of ABS plastic not lexan, considering the size is this a weakness? . Marders seem to get through bodys easily, I believe they also are ABS.

Any thoughts...
04-15-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By hoppy504

FORD F-150 body

Just found this on eBay UK, body might be useful.

Nikko
Ford F-150 Scale : 1:6
1:6 Polycarbonate Body Shell
Giant off-road studded rubber tyres provide excellent grip
Dimensions : L...
04-14-2005, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By hoppy504

RE: New Front End for MT

All parts and prices here, www.rc-car-online.de

john.
04-13-2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,163
Posted By hoppy504

RE: Shock oil :S Confused :S

It could be worth trying motorcycle synthetic fork oil. I have seen this in the Uk in SAE5 and SAE10

grades. How this compares to model car grade figures is anyones guess, but it has controled...
04-13-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By hoppy504

New Front End for MT

Looks good,

john
04-13-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By hoppy504

RE: FG Shocks Again

Part no. 6093 should fit.

john
04-12-2005, 03:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By hoppy504

RE: beetle shocks rant

Nice dogs and children. Im into parrots and they would eat any thing including me given the chance. Years ago I had a cockatoo that could snap welded bars off his cage, he then almost removed half of...
04-10-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,580
Posted By hoppy504

RE: Carson VW Touareg shell

Although I have not sen the quality of the shell, £88.50 seems to be in the ball-park

New touring car shells can sell for £100 to £130, I have paid £60 for a secondhand unused shell on Ebay...
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