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Ramp for jump practice - size?

Old 08-20-2007, 12:11 AM
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Default Ramp for jump practice - size?

Hi

What angle and length would make a good ramp to practice jumping for a 4WD 1/10 buggy? This is portable to practice at work or in a park.
My intial thoughts are to make it about 2 1/2 lengths of the car with the first half curved increasing up to 45 and the second half not curved.
Should there be a small recurve at the take off end?

Requires enough "flight time" to practice nose up/down throttle control but not too high to break often on the mistakes.

Thanks Jeff
Old 08-22-2007, 03:12 AM
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Default RE: Ramp for jump practice - size?

I dont know how big it is but heres mine and i have a like sport tuned stock motor (electric)
im assuming you would have more power = hang time


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peJ55PxqbHw

i guess i could measure it up if you want
now i have my mamba max and i get about mm 5 meters distance and about 4 1/2 foot in the air.
Old 08-22-2007, 10:40 AM
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Default RE: Ramp for jump practice - size?

i think you should keep it a steady curve.. having the curve change may upset the car a little bit.

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