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Posted By Mercruisin

RE: NiMH charging question

thanks! i'll keep on trying. didnt want to go any further cuz i was afraid of wrecking something.
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Posted By Mercruisin

RE: NiMH charging question

hi, dont mean to butt in here, but i just recently bought 7 sanyo 3600 nimh. got them home, soldered them together with a 230 watt soldering gun, charged it for a while, tried it out, ran alright...
07-11-2005, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Mercruisin

RE: servo control

thanks for the info man! this control circuitry is all stuff that i have already learned. so it's simple. i should be good to go. although, i have to talk to the cheif to get it all approved. ...
07-10-2005, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Mercruisin

servo control

hi, i have a question about servos. i have a jr tx/rx and servos in my car. i plan to use my stuff for a tech project for college. the idea was to use photo sensors mounted under the front bumper...
06-21-2005, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Custom First Ever I Hope! Fiberglass Jato Body!!

hey joe, you've got my attention. i'm all for body mods.....and full custom bodies. oh, and a good measure of experimentation too. i'd really REALLY like to see your progress so far, and as you...
06-21-2005, 10:29 PM
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Views: 942
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: coulid i use this type of compressor?

first of all, you want a compressor that has a holding reservoir (tank). the compressors that come from air brush companies dont have these. theyre not as good. but you probably already know this...
06-10-2005, 11:08 PM
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Views: 1,120
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: How well do chrome paints hold up?

i've used the alclad 2 chrome backed with pactra basic black acrylic. it looks amazing and its got to be the easiest bit of bling to put on your ride. unless you dont have an airbrush. the alclad...
06-10-2005, 11:01 PM
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Views: 3,112
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: STUPID LIQUID MASK!!

what kind of mask are you using? i dont think you have it thick enough yet. this is a picture of just after i brushed it on. i used a normal bristle brush, not a foam one like youre supposed to...
06-10-2005, 10:45 PM
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Views: 1,791
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: LED Lights

sorry man, i havent done any work on the car yet. i have changed my plan on it now. i'm gonna put a pico plc from allen bradley in there to control the lights. it will give me many many options as...
06-01-2005, 09:54 PM
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Views: 1,360
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Open Wheeled Modified Body?

i'm with dare on this one. i dont think you'll find a body like that anywhere. it wouldnt be hard to make your own though. all you need is a few sheets of lexan from your LHS and some...
05-29-2005, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Light buckets

what are what? light buckets? theyre little parts that you mount your LED's in for your lighting system (headlights, tail lights). you can cut them out of lexan or plexiglass. i spray alclad 2...
05-29-2005, 10:45 PM
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Views: 1,791
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: LED Lights

thanks for the praise guys. there have been a few modifications done since then. a full lexan front bumper. the aluminum one kinda met a curb at top speed. i could have straightened it, but it...
05-23-2005, 03:15 PM
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Views: 1,791
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: LED Lights

my '49 mercury that's still not done yet. the window tint ate the paint and i've not gotten around to fixing it yet. i have lexan light pots for front and rear, and light up lake pipes. havent...
05-23-2005, 03:03 PM
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Views: 673
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Light buckets

if you can get your hands on some, use some 3/8 clear lexan or plexiglass. just cut them and shape them with a dremel.
05-23-2005, 03:00 PM
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Views: 3,112
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: STUPID LIQUID MASK!!

dont worry about the lumps. you dont need to peel it all off if it looks like crap. thats just a waste of your not so cheap liquid mask. just let it dry for a good day and a half or two in a warm,...
04-26-2005, 11:13 AM
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Views: 582
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: How to cut body cleanly?

those carbide bits for dremel are amazing. they cut through anything like butter. but the only thing is, if you dont really watch it, they can easily take off on you. i have tried those bits, and...
04-19-2005, 11:08 AM
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Views: 895
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: body customization?

no problemo man
04-18-2005, 11:39 AM
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Views: 599
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Pictures in the body

check out the stuff from faskolor. they have a whole thing for gluing in pictures. thats probably where you read about it. i think they suggest using pictures on glossy magazing paper and laser...
04-18-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: advice needed for some1 new to painting

tamiya spray acrylic is amazing stuff. i think its even better than the pactra stuff IMHO. just make sure the can is nice and hot when you go to spray it.
04-18-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: body customization?

hey lilcurtis, what is it exactly that you want to do? what body are you thinking of customizing and for what? with a little creativity you can do just about anything you want. though, i wouldnt...
04-06-2005, 09:11 PM
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Views: 21,141
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: ther****rming lexan for body mods

thanks FlyingV77!

i should have the headlights and taillights finished by next week sometime. i'll post more pics at that time.
04-06-2005, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Painting a Spoiler???

the rattle can tamiya acrylic is amazing stuff. it doesnt scratch off too easily and it dries in minutes. but if you think about it, how much is your spoiler actually gonna flex? isnt the major...
04-06-2005, 11:41 AM
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Views: 868
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Custom Bodies - Custom Cars

i dont think they do
04-04-2005, 12:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 21,141
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: ther****rming lexan for body mods

ok, here's the almost finished product. i still need to carve the light pots, and paint a little chrome trim on them. the windows need the tint applied, but i'm gonna wait for a few days to let...
03-31-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Mercruisin

RE: Ford F 650

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/Proline_F650_Paint_job_finished%25%25/m_2779168/tm.htm

proline makes the F650. check out this guy's pictures too, he did a really nice job.
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