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Posted By Steve.

RE: Where do you order your RC parts?

Exactly... my LHS is awesome, no mail order outfit can match what they do for me. Their prices are competitive and their service is excellent.
02-03-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 24,107
Posted By Steve.

RE: Bump this thread everytime you spend $100+ on RC Cars/Trucks

Losi SCTE, Tekin Pro4 motor, MMP, Hitec 7955TG, Futaba 603FS.... ouch
Replies: 8
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Posted By Steve.

RE: OFNA JL10E or HPI Sprint 2

I built my son a JL10E with a Sidewinder V2 and a 6900kV motor. It is so insanely fast it is barely drivable.....
12-08-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Steve.

RE: Servo/Radio reccomendations for FG onroad

I agree with 46u get a good radio preferably a 4 channel so you can use separate throttle and brake servos. You'll need to run 2 brake servos if the car is set up to allow for front/rear brake...
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Posted By Steve.

RE: how can i fix the steer slop in my hpi sprint??

I use RPM ball cups on all of my 1/10 cars. I also use Lunsford Ti ball studs too on some of my better cars, they do not wear out at all.
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Posted By Steve.

RE: servo choice?

I use a Hitec 5645MG servo in several of my 2wd electrics and they've served me well
10-25-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Steve.

RE: Using an airpalne radio on surface

If it's FM 72 mHz it's against FCC rules to use for surface models if that matters to you. The reason I'm mentioning it is that is someone close by is flying on the same frequency their plane could...
10-25-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Steve.

RE: Need a transmitter for a futaba fpr113ip

Don't trust your 1/4 scaler to a cheap radio like the FlySky! The truth is that the Futaba PCM RX was top of the line in 1991 and is still manufactured today however you are sure to encounter some...
10-25-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,019
Posted By Steve.

RE: Bought an estate collection of 1/4 scale .. what to do with them?

Definitely contact Mike at QSL, even if he's not in a buying mode he can put you in touch with the right people. I sold him a Conley powered car last year and he is first class all the way, you...
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Posted By Steve.

RE: I found the amp ratings for the Mamba Max Pro...

Same reasons I like Castle... My son and I each have MMPs in our SC10 and have had good luck. We bash hard in hostile conditions and they have been bulletproof. I did recently have a 5700 4 pole...
10-01-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By Steve.

RE: What's up with duratrax, anyone know???

I had a Duracrap ThunderQuake.... worst RC purchase EVER. never purchased anything branded Duracrap ever since and never will.
09-14-2011, 01:51 PM
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Views: 2,894
Posted By Steve.

RE: 3pks vs 4pks vs DX3R pro

I have the 3PKS and love it but I need a 4th channel. I'm going to take advantage of the free receiver promotion and give my TX to my son and with the extra RX get him into 2.4g FASST. Throughout...
09-14-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,609
Posted By Steve.

RE: STOLEN 1/4 scale DRAGSTER

Big toys that that need one of these if you take them anywhere public:


http://www.zoombak.com/
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By Steve.

RE: Venom lipo won't fit in a SC10

I dremelled my son's strap... I have the RS one on order for him. I have the carbon strap but it's $25
08-02-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By Steve.

RE: Futaba R603FS FASST Receiver, is there more than one???

You will never get an answer from Futaba on this one but the blue label is the original RX with the heat issue. Futaba never admitted to a difference but it was strange that the orange label RX...
07-31-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By Steve.

RE: new to RC

Holden is one of those cars that is unique to Australia and NZ so unlike other foreign nameplates you won't see them as scale bodies imported to the US. They are available though:

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07-31-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By Steve.

RE: What the most you ever spent in one visit to the shop?

A Baja 5T was my most expensive single purchase... actually my wife bought it for me.
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Posted By Steve.

RE: sc10??

My son and I both have SC10s, his is the Brushless RTR which actually has a pretty decent motor and ESC for a RTR. Ultimately I pulled the electronics out and installed a Castle Sidewinder V2...
07-31-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By Steve.

RE: new to RC

Welcome. this a great forum with many members that can point you in the right direction. It looks like you are partial to the Vodaphone themed Holden car, however I would suggest buying a brand name...
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Posted By Steve.

RE: For wristwatch fans

My wife bought me the original Movado museum watch, all black with black band, it's a sharp looking watch. What many people don't know is that they use a movement by a company called "ETA" which is...
07-29-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Steve.

RE: Multiple lipo charger

I have the Hitec and it's a decent charger. Eventually I will get a Hyperion or Competition Electronics for my bench, but it's a good charger, especially to keep in the car. It's great being able...
07-26-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By Steve.

RE: Throttle brake servo

I use the 5645 for steering in my 1/10 cars... for my HARM 1/5 car I use a Hitec 7955TG, it's an awesome servo that can stop big cars easily. I use a third servo just for brakes on that car with a...
07-26-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Steve.

RE: RC Buddy

You should see if there's a park or track nearby. The guys at my local hobby store turned me on to a city park that is very RC friendly. A lot of nice guys that love the hobby get together there...
07-26-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,463
Posted By Steve.

RE: Do Chicks Dig Radio Control Model Cars?

I will speak for my wife and daughter by saying "no" , they think it's lame. My son and his friends think it's the coolest hobby ever.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By Steve.

RE: short course selection

My son and I each have SC10s and we love them. Nitro way is right though, at the very least it needs the RPM front bumper/skid plate and front arms. My son has broken both stock arms in the front...
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