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How did you find RCU?

Old 12-03-2009, 05:56 PM
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Default How did you find RCU?

For me I had just bought my first nitro and was having a hard time with it. Not wanting to pay the 40$ an hour at my LHS I decided to do some research and found a thread that I bookmarked. Once I was done with that problem I started looking around the site and was impressed with all the info and great people, so I joined and the rest is history. Now I cant pass one day without checking in at least 3 times a day, as long as Im in a place that has internet .

So how did you end up on RCU?
Old 12-03-2009, 06:06 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

i found it on the internet


nah seriously, i found it just looking for decent largescale forums when i got tired of being on crap ones.
Old 12-03-2009, 06:13 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

I was searching for "homebuilt RC car" when I started out building and it took me here.
Out of the half dozen or more forums I check daily, this is the only one that's moving along every day.
Some don't get a single post in weeks.

Guess most people end up here in the end.



Old 12-03-2009, 06:21 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

i think when the first tmaxx released and i was searching the net and stumbled on to this forum i think. i have bin here since 2004 but i do more reading than posting on here
Old 12-03-2009, 06:28 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

I was looking for large scale RC bodies and some options and ran across this place through a search. I never did find the body style I wanted, but the forums sure stuck with me

Also this is the best resource for home built stuff, in my opinion.
Old 12-03-2009, 06:31 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

I happened across the Magazine reviews when looking for my first RC
Old 12-03-2009, 07:20 PM
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I had a problem with my first rc truckk(evader) and i was searching around and found this site. I looked around and decided to join and started posting. Glad I did.
Old 12-03-2009, 07:52 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

Googled "hpi e10" and found a thread comparing it to a Sprint 2. That's really it..
Old 12-03-2009, 07:56 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

I was trolling the internet for pr0n, when I cam across the Pretty Women and Bikini Models thread...

Nah, all of the good members had disappeared from the other R/C forums I frequented, so I went looking for a new place. I had heard of RCU, but hadn't been to the site since my other account was deleted 4+ years ago.
Old 12-03-2009, 08:43 PM
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I found this place when I wanted to see what hop ups were available for my Jato. This is the most active forum I have been on in regards to rc and love it.
Old 12-03-2009, 08:55 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

It was too long ago i dont remember, i was most likely browsing random forums, and found rcu, not it and a short course forum are the only RC forums i am on.
Old 12-03-2009, 08:58 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?


ORIGINAL: Anomie


Also this is the best resource for home built stuff, in my opinion.
They're still pretty few and far between, but yeah there's more of them here than anywhere else.



Old 12-03-2009, 09:18 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

I just bought a Lunch Box after filling a childhood desire and did a search on the net for upgrade info and found Lunchboxer's infamous Lunch Box thread. Since then I am now 13 cars deep with a angry wife. What a difference a year makes!
Old 12-03-2009, 09:29 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

I think I was looking for info about my RS4 Super Nitro.
Old 12-03-2009, 11:03 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

Wow, that was a long time ago and my memory sucks.
I think that I'd just dug out an old Kyosho nitro car and was looking for parts. Anyway, that's as good an explanation as any. Whatever it was, after following several other RC sites, I'm pretty much down to this one.
One thing for sure, sites as good as this one are few and far between! The Mods deserve a big THANK you for all their efforts to keep it a pleasant place to visit.
Old 12-03-2009, 11:10 PM
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When was RCU established?




Old 12-03-2009, 11:59 PM
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ORIGINAL: Dirty_Vinylpusher

When was RCU established?
I'm not 100% positive but I think it went live 11-28-2001 - or sometime very close to then. I'm sure that a Mod will post the exact answer to that though.

On a side note, it would be nice to have a little sticky or something that would detail the history of the site. Maybe in the comunity tab at the top of the page or someplace like that.
Old 12-04-2009, 12:49 AM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

Looking for a review on a product.... I think. Joined way back when they Use to have a specific Hpi On/off road section. The section Died out over the years and the mods ended up just ditching the Hpi On/off road section (cant blame em)
Old 12-04-2009, 01:35 AM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

i made a phone call to greatplanes looking for a place to purchase an arf pitts, the secretary suggested looking on rc universe for one. and i have been here ever since.
Old 12-04-2009, 02:59 AM
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I used google to find some info on a plane and it took me to a tread joined that night and I too go on it daily and often!




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Old 12-04-2009, 12:26 PM
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A Google search brought me to RCU.

Old 12-04-2009, 01:45 PM
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Default RE: How did you find RCU?

my bro's friend told me about a site he used to use called wild hobbies.  so i typed "wild hobbies" into google and RCU came up.  it said that wild hobbies was now part of RCU.  and here i am
Old 12-04-2009, 02:03 PM
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Say wha?


ORIGINAL: Casper06

I just bought a Lunch Box after filling a childhood desire and did a search on the net for upgrade info and found Lunchboxer's infamous Lunch Box thread. Since then I am now 13 cars deep with a angry wife. What a difference a year makes!
Old 12-04-2009, 02:55 PM
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Was a member of RCAIRPORT then the next thing I knew I was a member of RCU.
Old 12-04-2009, 03:25 PM
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i was looking for tuning informations for my nitro firestorm and there was a link from a post on RCU
5 minutes later i was a member

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