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01-13-2020, 01:42 PM
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Posted By mattster1971

XRAY NT 18 New Build!

Picked up an NT18 kit out of Australia recently and built it. Got a spare engine from Germany for $16! Used HITEC mini servos and had battery packs made by an online battery company. Was a fun...
01-13-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 27,153
Posted By mattster1971

I recently built the smallest production NITRO RC...

I recently built the smallest production NITRO RC car ever made. The 1/18 scare XRay NT18. I found it online at a hobby store in Australia. I got an extra engine for it also from a place in Germany...
01-13-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By mattster1971

You have to upload your picture to an image...

You have to upload your picture to an image hosting site. then link it. There is no image hosting here
01-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By mattster1971

Exactly. The addition of a return spring pulling...

Exactly. The addition of a return spring pulling the throttle body completely back to idle may be needed. When you apply the brake, its putting the throttle body in the true "IDLE" location. Check...
01-13-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By mattster1971

There are a lot of good RTR vehicles out there. ...

There are a lot of good RTR vehicles out there. That being said, you can customize a kit car with the electronics, motor/engine and radio you want. You will pay more getting a kit together and the...
01-13-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By mattster1971

If he will not start it then ask him to let you...

If he will not start it then ask him to let you hear the compression and see the flywheel turn. If it has good compression, most other issues you would be able to repair. Like Qwk said, buying a...
01-04-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By mattster1971

Agreed, Parts are readily available direct from...

Agreed, Parts are readily available direct from HoBao or several well know suppliers online. Unfortunately these cars are not heavily marketed or supported through local hobby shops, but they are...
01-04-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By mattster1971

Get a HoBao Hyper VS. It is well equipped. If...

Get a HoBao Hyper VS. It is well equipped. If you get the 80% version you can get whatever engine and electronics you want to use. Home Page | HoBao Enterprising (http://eshop.hobao-racing.com/)
09-14-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 27,153
Posted By mattster1971

Unhappy super sad face :(

super sad face :(
07-20-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By mattster1971

I also have a Kyosho Nitro Foxx and it runs...

I also have a Kyosho Nitro Foxx and it runs great. I don't think you would go wrong with either of those vehicles, parts are readily available for both, quality is good for both and if you are just...
06-28-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By mattster1971

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2261154
06-28-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By mattster1971

Hobao makes a really long ended wrench that can...

Hobao makes a really long ended wrench that can reach in any rim.
06-18-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,761
Posted By mattster1971

Yes I do! I still have my Futaba Jr and it works...

Yes I do! I still have my Futaba Jr and it works great. Needs a new receiver, doubt I could get one. Had one of the first Electronic speed controls with it.
06-15-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,761
Posted By mattster1971

The problem is that people have gotten way to...

The problem is that people have gotten way to serious about it. Its not for fun anymore its all about winning. People look down upon you if you don't have the latest and greatest buggy or charger or...
06-14-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By mattster1971

Don't rule out Nitro. Nitro is super fun and if...

Don't rule out Nitro. Nitro is super fun and if you have any mechanical aptitude its a great way to fill time. They do require a bit more maintenance and knowledge about tuning and such but its a...
06-06-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 27,153
Posted By mattster1971

That looks awesome. Speed is fun but hard to...

That looks awesome. Speed is fun but hard to control. A lot of people are doing speed runs at over 100mph, my Jato goes about 57 because of all the Aluminum I have put on it, lots of added weight,...
03-07-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By mattster1971

So glad to hear that he beat the Leukemia. You...

So glad to hear that he beat the Leukemia. You would have to get a Traxxas receiver to pair it with that transmitter.
01-02-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By mattster1971

check out several sites. ...

check out several sites.

www.towerhobbies.com
Hobby Etc 603-883-4919 26 Clinton Dr. Unit 119 - Hollis, NH USA (http://www.hobbyetc.com)
and there are others. Those are the two I use on a...
11-06-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By mattster1971

Excellent value for the trade

Excellent value for the trade
09-22-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 27,153
Posted By mattster1971

Thats a big rock!

Thats a big rock!
09-10-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 27,153
Posted By mattster1971

I bought a Used Traxxas 4tec from a good guy at...

I bought a Used Traxxas 4tec from a good guy at the local hobby shop. It works great. Just a few minor things that I needed to do to get it going, got a good tune on it and I have had 5 tanks...
04-21-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 23,451
Posted By mattster1971

Nice I would like a track just not enough...

Nice I would like a track just not enough property to build one. Just bash where ever possible.
I spent about $450 on a Kyosho FO-XX Nitro. Love me some nitro so much better than electric. I have...
03-31-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By mattster1971

agreed! There was no stopping this with a fail...

agreed! There was no stopping this with a fail safe because there was no power to activate the fail safe. This is an equipment issue, gotta check all wiring and make sure its in excellent condition...
02-22-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 27,153
Posted By mattster1971

I was playing with my Jato too this past weekend....

I was playing with my Jato too this past weekend. Had a flip and cracked the body so I put my show body on it. also had one of the Hot Racing drive shafts come loose but luckily found the pin and...
Forum: FPV Talk
02-17-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,919
Posted By mattster1971

Walkera F210 with Devo 7 and using Fat Shark Teleporter V5

I just got the Fat Shark Teleporter V5's, the lowest on the spectrum of their FPV goggles, but a good start for a beginner. I also picked up the F210 from Walkera as I have researched and found it...
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