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Forum: RC Drifting
10-16-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,928
Posted By Rocket-J

Sakura D3 CS

I just got my new Sakura D3 CS car. It is the best I ever bought. I have not had very many. I am new to this world of RC's.
My first was a Madspeed that I heavily modified. It is a great "parking...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-29-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10,028
Views: 669,784
Posted By Rocket-J

Thank you. I was in Army Aviation stationed on a...

Thank you. I was in Army Aviation stationed on a Marine Air Base. We all did the same job. Keeping our men on the ground safer.
We had no rules in or Dog Fights. The winner was usually the last one...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-29-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10,028
Views: 669,784
Posted By Rocket-J

I found these 45 year old Vietnam Photos. 1)...

I found these 45 year old Vietnam Photos.
1) 15" wingspan OV1 Mohawkhttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2174866
2) My u-line fleet ...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-28-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10,028
Views: 669,784
Posted By Rocket-J

Yes it was the .020 Baby Bee Cox engine. Half the...

Yes it was the .020 Baby Bee Cox engine. Half the size of the .049. My wife also sent a pair of small three blade props, one reverse pitch. I have no idea where she found them. Too many years ago...
07-28-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 133,967
Posted By Rocket-J

1/10 Stingray with grip tires. 5.5 brushless...

1/10 Stingray with grip tires. 5.5 brushless w/120 esc and ESS motor sound box.
I also drift it with Drift tires. Not competition, just parking lot...
07-28-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,212
Posted By Rocket-J

1/10 Sprint Car with Dragster/Sand Rail long nose extension.

Might sell my hand made Sprint car

I built this car and found I cannot drive it. Too much power, rear wheel drive and a short wheelbase. It gets a lot of attention but needs a real good driver....
07-28-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 0
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Views: 1,301
Posted By Rocket-J

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Might sell my hand made Sprint carI built this car and found I cannot drive it. Too much power, rear wheel drive and a short wheelbase. It gets a lot of attention but needs a real good driver.
Will...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-28-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10,028
Views: 669,784
Posted By Rocket-J

1969 in Dang at Mag 16 near Marble Mountain. I...

1969 in Dang at Mag 16 near Marble Mountain.
I also built a u-line, twin engine scale of our OV-1 Mohawk that we flew. My plane had a 15" wingspan. My wife sent me two Baby Bumble Bee engines. I had...
Forum: RC Drifting
07-27-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rocket-J

Might sell my hand made Sprint car

I built this car and found I cannot drive it. Too much power, rear wheel drive and a short wheelbase. It gets a lot of attention but needs a real good driver.
Will this car be something any of you...
Forum: RC Drifting
07-27-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By Rocket-J

New 1:10 drift Racing DGCS option upgrade RC Car D3 3R 4WD Carbon CNC aluminium

I just bought this on line for $20. I don't expect much but had to see what it is. I have ebay and PayPal protection so I won't lose much.
It sold as a NEW, D3 DGCS roller. Sakura is not mentioned...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10,028
Views: 669,784
Posted By Rocket-J

I know you didn't want to hear about control...

I know you didn't want to hear about control lines. But an interesting crash and retrieval happened in Vietnam at my Marine Air Base. Several of us flew aggressive dog fights with streamer tails on...
07-25-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 133,967
Posted By Rocket-J

1/10 with 6.5t brushless and 120 amp esc Cannot...

1/10 with 6.5t brushless and 120 amp esc
Cannot post right side up. Was told my Mac has an error in it.
Even when I turn the original upside down then move it, it comes out wrong.
Sorry. I give...
Forum: RC Drifting
03-09-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,542
Posted By Rocket-J

My mods are completed now. I have upgraded my...

My mods are completed now.
I have upgraded my suspension with aluminum control arms and steering components. The front arms are HSP that I shortened 7mm each. The rear arms I made from scratch. The...
Forum: RC Drifting
02-29-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,542
Posted By Rocket-J

I hear many people say they cannot get...

I hear many people say they cannot get replacement parts or after market upgrade parts for their 1/10 electric Madspeed Driftking.
I hope it is okay to say where I found all the parts I need.
A...
02-16-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Rocket-J

Senored Brushless motor with Non Sensored ESC

Does anyone run one without the other. What is the heat limit on a 1/10 5.5t Hobbywing Brushless motor. I have an 80 amp Hobbywing non sensored ESC.
The car runs great without a sensor wire to the...
Forum: RC Drifting
02-16-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,542
Posted By Rocket-J

I now have made several mods. I have a .06...

I now have made several mods.
I have a .06 speed servo, a Hobbywing brushless motor and ESC. I have homemade ABS tires that work better than all the new ones I buy. ABS is like PVC but it is black....
Forum: RC Drifting
02-16-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,396
Posted By Rocket-J

I am very new to this. The local guys say I am...

I am very new to this. The local guys say I am using too much throttle and moving the steering knob too much. With that in mind, I am doing much better. I have been practicing a 3' circle trying to...
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Rocket-J

Thanks for the reply. I was able to get my money...

Thanks for the reply. I was able to get my money back and now I have a Hobbywing ESC on order.
The one I bought is a Tsky and it came with no instructions. I used instructions from Hobbywings web...
Forum: RC Drifting
02-04-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,502
Posted By Rocket-J

I know nothing about the Maverick Strada dc1. I...

I know nothing about the Maverick Strada dc1. I can give you no advice there.
I do know that you cannot use outdoor tires on a carpet. Carpet tire must be very smooth. The ones I made from 2" abs...
Forum: RC Drifting
02-03-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,502
Posted By Rocket-J

I am only a month newer than you. I got a...

I am only a month newer than you.

I got a ton of advice form everyone here. I still am getting advice.
I went to my local Drift Track and was very surprised. It is carpet and about 2.5' wide. I...
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Rocket-J

Brushless upgrade on Madspeed.

I bought a Hobbywing Brushless motor and a new no name 120 ESC for my Madspeed Drift King.
It said the ESC was for a Hobbywing. I probably should have gone with the more expensive Hobbywing brand....
Forum: RC Drifting
01-28-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,542
Posted By Rocket-J

I agree. Not everyone who buys an RC Model...

I agree.
Not everyone who buys an RC Model enters Competition, no matter what type model it is. Some of us just enjoy the challenge of learning a new Hobby and maybe showing off a little among their...
Forum: RC Drifting
01-18-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,542
Posted By Rocket-J

Forgot to mention I also installed an ESS One+...

Forgot to mention I also installed an ESS One+ engine sound system. It gets a lot of attention.
Sorry about the up-side down photo that I cannot remove. It flipped itself and I cannot change it. ...
Forum: RC Drifting
01-18-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,542
Posted By Rocket-J

All things about 1/10 Madspeed Drift King

This might be the easiest way to follow one make and model.
Mine is a Brushed motor model I was given for Christmas. I have a Bushless Hobbywing motor, ESC and 5000 mah Lipo coming.
This is my...
Forum: RC Drifting
01-13-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 916
Posted By Rocket-J

Sounds like you found the answer. 6mm offset fit...

Sounds like you found the answer. 6mm offset fit flush. That is what I use. I bought a 190 wide car. I bought a 200 wide body. The 6mm off set looks good. I did have to modify the wheel opening on...
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