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Old 11-25-2022, 07:05 PM
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kicked it old school today, ran my brushed RC10T3. gave the new ramp a test. much easier to hit, no more sliding off sideways. probably should have filmed it, thinking of making an RC bashing youtube channel where i just make poorly edited running videos of my now mostly vintage fleet. and they've recently run all the homeless people out of a couple of my bash spots so as long as i watch out for leftover needles it's safe to go there again
Old 11-25-2022, 07:18 PM
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Save yer vintage stuff man..

theres slash rollers and scts all over for a couple of hundred.
for hardcore bashing..nothing beats an Outcast though. Frirnd of mine launches his off his second story sll the time..think he had to replace a suspension orm once when it bounced off his brick bbq before landing 🤣🤣🤣
Old 11-25-2022, 07:55 PM
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iv got some newer stuff. Savage XS, SC10, uhhh... probably should get another one... been eyeing the 4s Outcast for a while now. just haven't pulled the trigger cause i have to many cars as is, and im a cheapskate. i don't do anything to crazy anymore, but when i do it's very calculated and therefore low risk.
iv also thought about going 1/8 buggy but those are WAY to expensive these days.
Old 11-25-2022, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by suburban_hooligan
iv got some newer stuff. Savage XS, SC10, uhhh... probably should get another one... been eyeing the 4s Outcast for a while now. just haven't pulled the trigger cause i have to many cars as is, and im a cheapskate. i don't do anything to crazy anymore, but when i do it's very calculated and therefore low risk.
iv also thought about going 1/8 buggy but those are WAY to expensive these days.
outcast or mojave are worth it for sct or basher.

A guy in Germany makes some killer basher chassis plates for em, as well as bumpers, spools, etc out of 7075 alloy.
Find the FB group called Oktay's Bumper. He has a US distributor.
his bumpers plus the plate armor the chassis front to rear.
Old 11-25-2022, 08:03 PM
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im not hucking my stuff off the garage roof anymore, or hitting the skate park so a stock (or close to stock) Outcast would no doubt work just fine for me. i even though about picking up a Granite for a while
Old 11-25-2022, 08:10 PM
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Anything Arrma is tough as nails..even the vendettas, infractions, limitless.

If anything, they are over engineered.

weak point on tbe 3s/4s blx's is the center driveshaft and slipper pad..

Hot racing makes a decent alloy shaft, and the HR slipper pad fixes the slipper for ten bucks.
Kaniz RC makes Carbon Fiber center shafts for speed junkies like me.
beyond that..Some occasionally come wirh little to no oil in the shocks..30w is ARRMA standard..My vendetta rear diff didn't have fluid from the factory..just a little dab of grease on the internals..not a hard tune. Beyond those mi or things, no other changes 75 mph bone stock on a Zee 80c 5200...one pass ended on a hard tumble..no damage to the chassis..some scrapes on the body.
Its now being upgraded to handle an mmx8s and a TP Power 2200 kv. Lol
Old 11-25-2022, 08:14 PM
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i know about the driveshaft causing issues in extreme cases, but never heard anything about the slipper pad...
Old 11-25-2022, 08:24 PM
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One in the vendetta will go wear fast. Hot racing has a 4s rated pad, direct replacement for the blx's solves that issue. The Arrma is darn near tissue paper thin new and goes out if adjustment fast.
On it, not sure about the other blx's, the adjustment nut is plastic, which contributes to the problem..

HRs pad helps a bunch..but doesn't wholly eliminate the issue. Permanent solution is a slipoer eliminator and a good center shaft.
Oktay's bumper slipper eliminator will also accomodate an Island hobby 3 bolt, mod 1, steel spur gear.
Hot racing makes a slipper eliminstor as well, but its a softer alloy, and, I'm told, bends pretty easy.

Oktay's is 7075 like the rest if what he makes..I also know of a titanium 1 made by someone else that will be out before too long.
I have Oktay's on the way with his motor mount plate as well, and a 37 tooth mod 1 island hobby coming too.

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ok, lets see if i can stimulate some casual conversation around here and get this thread going again.

i haven't done anything with my RC's in probably 6 weeks. been way to rainy. So Cal hasn't gotten this much rain in decades. so all iv done is look at my stuff and think about running it. i did however move (delete and reupload) 99% of my youtube RC videos to a "new" dedicated RC channel. figured id separate the full scale stuff from the RC stuff. anyway if you're bored check it out, it's got over 20 half assed bashing videos. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQD...OwNj_iZsUwALUw
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do to rain i haven't done jack squat sense my last post in this thread. but i think the rain is done for the year and it's warming up so i can run again. maybe this weekend ill give a couple trucks a going through so i can run them after work next week. we'll see how busy i get with more important things. iv got the hankering to burn some nitro
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flew a quadcopter at work 2 weeks ago. and as it turns out it sounds like ill be the only one at work again this Friday. im thinking if i can get enough done to have an easy day. iv got a couple small helicopters and maybe a couple 1/18 scale cars that might just fallow me to work
Old 05-26-2023, 07:47 PM
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flew my helicopter Thursday and drove my Dromida DB4.18 today. and managed to break both. busted the tip off a rotor on the heli and snapped an A arm on the Dromida buggy.
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got some new parts. finally got a new ESC for my Savage XS SS so i can drive it again. i miss driving that truck, can't drive it without a stupid grin on my face.
also got a new body for my Wheely King. trimmed and mounted it today.
also picked up some bearings and shims that i can't remember why i needed...
and amain threw in some free protek and amain stickers
Old 06-04-2023, 02:06 PM
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yesterday i painted the body for the wheely king
today i installed the new esc in the savage xs. that truck is functional now, so im stoked. and im currently in the middle of put "bump stops" on the wheely king.
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Originally Posted by suburban_hooligan
yesterday i painted the body for the wheely king
today i installed the new esc in the savage xs. that truck is functional now, so im stoked. and im currently in the middle of put "bump stops" on the wheely king.
Pictures really sell the story - but I didn't see any.
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body pic's coming when it's done. still need to paint the trim around the windows. the ESC, meh, i took out a MMP that kept going into low voltage cut off when i went full throttle. and put in a Mamba X. nothing to see there.
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Old 06-09-2023, 05:04 PM
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pic's time. the flames didn't come out as good as i was hoping. my flame masking skills need work (i don't paint a lot of flames) and my air brush was spitting so... but overall im happy with it.


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Dude, came out great.
Old 06-10-2023, 10:20 AM
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backyard is freshly mowed and there's a battery on the charger. may have videos later today
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Old 06-11-2023, 04:29 AM
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Geez… came to this site to see whatsup. It looks like summer is here & everyone is outside enjoying themselves. I watched & subscribed to heaps of YouTube rc channels today.
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on top of messing with a now dead radio on the wheely king this is how i spent yesterday.


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ordered up some T plugs and 12 gauge wire.
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T plug installed. going to be doing some testing on a Castle MMP that might be giving up the ghost.
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Changed over to a different shock setup today on my AE T4
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