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Forum: RC Regional Racers & Bashers 05-20-2003, 10:22 PM
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Views: 2,260
Posted By DT94588
Nevada, Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Fallon

I heard somewhere that mixing in gypsum (not sure I heard that right) will give it a better surface...ever look into additives?
Forum: RC Regional Racers & Bashers 05-20-2003, 10:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,260
Posted By DT94588
Nevada, Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Fallon

Nice track! I wished I had something around where I live. I have to drive at least 1 hour to get to the nearest dirt track.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-20-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By DT94588
awesome jump today! Not so awesome busted XXXNT result

Wow! That's a nice sized track. Let us know how the aluminum chassis works out for you.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-18-2003, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By DT94588
Temp gun calibration

It's puts out a little dot like a laser pointer. It's powerful enough to have a hazard warning about pointing at peoples eyes. Although, not powerful enough to blast starships and what not.........
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-17-2003, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By DT94588
Temp gun calibration

The MT4 has a laser dot aiming mechanism, the MT2 doesn't have the laser sight.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-16-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By DT94588
Temp gun calibration

Well, my raytek came in. It's sweet! I just love hardware...much to my wife's disappointment. Hehehe
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-10-2003, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By DT94588
Temp gun calibration

Thanks for the detailed explanation! I'm leaning towards the MT4 since it's about 1/2 the price of the QuickTemp and from the sounds of it...pretty accurate.

How long have you had the MT4? Any...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-09-2003, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By DT94588
Temp gun calibration

Thanks. Actually, I wouldn't mind +-3 degrees, but even among the expensive non-contact ones I saw at least +- 10 which made me wonder how good the lower end ones (like the one from Radio Shack), or...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-09-2003, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By DT94588
Temp gun calibration

I've been thinking of getting a temp reader to monitor engine temps so I went to the local electronics store to test some out.

What I found was that even among the more expensive temp guns (RayTek...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-09-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By DT94588
Losi XXX-NT

Do you have any idea how aluminum parts do with rusting? I usually wash down my car after running it, but there are still cases where, short of a complete teardown, water will find a way to stick...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-08-2003, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By DT94588
Losi XXX-NT

Thanks for those hopup links! Have you tried any of those things? I'm especially interested in the top plate since I just busted the steering servo and it's such a hassle to get access to it.
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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-07-2003, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By DT94588
Hobby Shops / Tracks in the California Bay Area?

The Hobby World outdoor track in San Jose is actually closed due to complaints by neighbors. They have another one further down in Gilroy I think.

Further north there is Delta RC in Antioch.
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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-05-2003, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By DT94588
Any experience w/Stormer Hobbies?

Thanks! It sounds like you guys have all had pretty positive experiences with them. That definitely gives me more confidence in ordering from them.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 05-05-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By DT94588
Any experience w/Stormer Hobbies?

I'm thinking of buying stuff from them online and was wondering if any of you had experience with them? Good or bad?

Thanks
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-29-2003, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By DT94588
ofna starter box and losi xxx-nt

Thanks. I did look at that box, but it said it was for on road vehicles so i passed that one up; however, if your friend uses it on a XXX-NT, I may revisit that then.
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-29-2003, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By DT94588
ofna starter box and losi xxx-nt

Does anyone here know if the 10246 multi-starter box will work with a losi? I'd hate to get one and find out that it won't work with my car.

I called OFNA customer support and they didn't know. ...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-25-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By DT94588
In stock at Sheldon's hobbies

For those of you still looking for a 2003 Fantom:

Sheldon's hobbies has them in stock (at least all the pullstart models. They have the .15 slide carb version without pull start in stock for...
Forum: RC Painting, Detailing & Bodies 04-22-2003, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,997
Posted By DT94588
Do you trim the body before or after painting

Thanks! It's definitely an exciting (but expensive) process.
Forum: RC Painting, Detailing & Bodies 04-22-2003, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,997
Posted By DT94588
Do you trim the body before or after painting

Should I thicken the transparent white until it blends closely with the run mark before backing with a solid white?
Forum: RC Painting, Detailing & Bodies 04-22-2003, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,997
Posted By DT94588
Do you trim the body before or after painting

awww nuts!

I am using Pactra semi-transparent pearl white. I've got two light coats, and it was on that second coat where I got overzealous and ended up with a small run.

I'm hoping that I...
Forum: RC Painting, Detailing & Bodies 04-21-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,997
Posted By DT94588
Do you trim the body before or after painting

Question about removing overspray or when there are paint runs (yes, I goofed with a semi-transparent white paint...it was hard to tell how much went on at first since it was my first time painting a...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-19-2003, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By DT94588
Alternative to nitro cleaner?

Oh man...I've been looking everywhere for something like this! Thanks for hooking us up!
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-18-2003, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By DT94588
glow plug??

Good for you! Another 2 weeks for me :(
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-18-2003, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By DT94588
glow plug??

1fstxnt,

So your fantom came in today???

Dan
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-17-2003, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By DT94588
Fantom Shipment!!

Nah...Fantom is their own brand... www.fantom-motors.com
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