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Old 07-07-2007, 04:27 PM
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Is anyone using brushless in these? If so I am curious what are they using.
Old 07-07-2007, 05:34 PM
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Someone above tried to post a link to: http://www.BigSquidRC.com but it didn't work.. so here's a fix. They have a TON of cool drag pictures up there and even some videos!!! Very cool stuff!
Old 07-07-2007, 05:55 PM
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ORIGINAL: studysession

Is anyone using brushless in these? If so I am curious what are they using.
Yea, on the electric side. Extreme Class, at least in IMDRA sanction. BL and LiPo appear welded together at the hip, e.g., if you're running BL, you've got LiPo battery power. At present, the only class in IMDRA a competitor may use a LiPo battery is in Extreme Class. Performance is exceptional, record breaking actually. E.T.s in the 1.4sec range, bordering on breaking into the 1.3's. Official runs of 100+mph are being clocked. Mamba-series w/controller and 3cell LiPo seems the popular choice right now.

We're not competing in the class, only watching the runs, so can't provide specifics.

Caveat is a SAMDRL extreme competitor running his GMS rail BL with round cells. Only for sorting out the chassis and familiarization though. He's since gone to LiPo and is a serious threat in Extreme Class. See Griz video from Lampasas, Texas.

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Old 07-07-2007, 06:07 PM
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I have a GMS14:
http://www.grandmotorsports.com/funnycar.asp

Would figure the Mamba would burn up IMO. I know the cars only run for couple of seconds. I have seen a website that has a top fuel drag car with a Mamba in it. Looked pretty cool -

I have all kinds of 540 size and 540 L series motors. Also a few 18th scale sized for the mamba. I am to nervous to try the Mamba controller in mine.
Old 07-07-2007, 06:35 PM
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NotMe Thanks..I thought If I put the Big Squid Link up it would get took off..Didnt know ya could post links... Thanks for Shouting out for the Drag car Pics on BigSquidRC...Guys thats in the Midwest RC Drag Racing Series Posts... Hope to see All you guys there and at the Races......John from Nitro Rage RC and Founder of Midwest RC Drag Racing Series...
Old 07-17-2007, 10:06 PM
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Running in Minneapolis this weekend...
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:26 AM
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Is that one of your shopped photo's Mike? Hard to tell with your work

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Old 07-23-2007, 09:48 AM
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I have been looking at other drag kits. Does anyone know if the older Bolink pan car bodies will fit on the GMS 11 or DragSpec Kit?
http://www.grandmotorsports.com/otherdrag.asp

Chassis:
http://www.grandmotorsports.com/imag...cdetailbig.jpg

I have a number of clear unpainted Bolink car bodies. I already have the GMS 14 kit. Also got a pan car off EBay (not here yet) that I want to put drag wheels and such on it to use.
Old 07-23-2007, 11:51 PM
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Hey, I found this forum after I was checking the web stats for my company, Grand Motorsports... I followed the link back to here.

Here's a pic of my latest personal drag car, a 27-cc quarter-scale gas powered funny car.

GMS has both nitro and electric drag cars, both are fun, but the new brushless/Lipo electric dragsters are just unreal, going over 100 mph in just 132 feet.
Thats a cool car looks like kenny bernsteins(spelling?) car.! nice job
Old 07-24-2007, 03:45 PM
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hey all i have a 1/4 scale site now it will be good to go i a few months there is alot on it already check it out www.quarterscaleprostreetberetta.com
Old 07-24-2007, 06:38 PM
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Stoney,, I sent ya a Email and PM..... Please Call me ASAP...I'd Lke to talk to you soon.... John...
Old 08-07-2007, 12:01 AM
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Thats cool..we all need a place where we can talk about drag cars of any scale. and how to build one. i am building a 1/4 scale pro street Beretta. it's at www.quarterscaleberetta.com take it easy all..[sm=thumbs_up.gif]
Old 07-17-2008, 01:14 PM
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hi i can see there alout of projects going on nice to see good luck to you all heres my project
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Old 07-18-2008, 04:03 AM
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whats this thred 4???
Old 07-18-2008, 04:58 AM
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for drag racing fans
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Old 07-19-2008, 04:33 AM
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im a drag fan i go to motorplex here in perth every fortnight (real drag cars)
Old 08-09-2008, 05:09 PM
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What wood did you use?

Old 08-11-2008, 04:17 AM
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i used balsa wood and then covered it in cloth it is very lite wood used for rc planes

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