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08-15-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,479
Posted By funcentric

Tough to find good 1/24 scale cars. They get...

Tough to find good 1/24 scale cars. They get finicky and turning isn't going to be great. Axial makes great 1/24 scale crawlers however, the SCX 24 has a huge following. I'd recommend 1/18 scale cars...
08-15-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,600
Posted By funcentric

14 year's later, the question gets answered....

14 year's later, the question gets answered. Haha. Batteries aren't going to be proprietary. As long as the voltage is the same and it fits physically in the battery compartment and connector is the...
08-15-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,598
Posted By funcentric

You can. They're quite cheap. Now that the...

You can. They're quite cheap. Now that the lastest Pro version with metal drive train and upgraded suspension is out, the first generation brushed one is quite low in price. I believe they're...
08-15-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,017
Posted By funcentric

They look cool, but not really my thing. Way out...

They look cool, but not really my thing. Way out of budget. Way expensive for me. I did recently get into mini crawlers though and picked up some Axial SCX 24's. Great fun.
08-15-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,017
Posted By funcentric

HBX cars are great for what they are, but in no...

HBX cars are great for what they are, but in no way are they competitive to Traxxas. The best competitor to Traxxas will be Arrma. HBX make smaller cars which just in due to its nature in size will...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,327
Posted By funcentric

Cool, feel free to leave any questions in the...

Cool, feel free to leave any questions in the comments and I'll get back to you.
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

In that case, the HoSpeed 18302 would be perfect:...

In that case, the HoSpeed 18302 would be perfect: https://youtu.be/3eGPXA6pmrY
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

Okay, so you're already familiar with the super...

Okay, so you're already familiar with the super hobby grade tiny cars. The true hobby grade ones will be night and day. The toy ones really aren't worth getting. They're not even really stater RC's...
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

And only rear wheel drive apparently. This is so...

And only rear wheel drive apparently. This is so funny. I have a JJRC H36 whoop and it also uses 1S. I can't imagine a car weighing probably 100x running on the same voltage. It's actually still...
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

I'm watching reviews (aka ads) of these on...

I'm watching reviews (aka ads) of these on youtube as I write this, but wanted to throw this out there. $13 shipped (before tax). Laughable, but has me so intrigued what you can get for $13. I paid...
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

Not sure where you live, but for me in CA, the...

Not sure where you live, but for me in CA, the brushed 18859E is $70 before an extra 5% off coupon.
The brushless 18859A is $120 before a $10 off coupon. If you can swing the cost difference, this...
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

Sure! Recently HBX released a new product. Before...

Sure! Recently HBX released a new product. Before looking to detailed into it, it's priced around $120 USD so quite a bit over the $80 of what's currently available for 1/18 scale cars from this...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,327
Posted By funcentric

Full Video Tutorial on Brushless Conversion

BRUSHLESS CONVERSION TUTORIAL VIDEO SERIES!
Been working on this for a week hoping to help out some of you guys looking to do a brushless conversion, but don't know where to start. HINT: You'll...
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By funcentric

Thanks and yes! Good point about the battery...

Thanks and yes! Good point about the battery tray.

I just finished up the video series with the last of the videos: ...
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By funcentric

Brushless conversion: Things to look for to physically fit aftermarket components.

A lot of hype with converting brushed system to brushless. Lots of figure out and can be overwhelming for new people who want to get into the hobby. Figured I'd make a video series to help others....
Forum: RC Car Videos
01-10-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By funcentric

Thew it over asphalt like a football to see what would happen

I couldn't resist. Had to toss it. Not click bait. This is a full review. For the football toss, skip to 16:28.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eGPXA6pmrY
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By funcentric

Finally did a full review on the HS 18302: ...

Finally did a full review on the HS 18302:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eGPXA6pmrY
Forum: RC Car Videos
01-10-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By funcentric

Finally did a full review video in case you...

Finally did a full review video in case you wanted more detail on this budget car for kids:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eGPXA6pmrY
01-10-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,628
Posted By funcentric

HS18302: Budget 1/18 scale RC durability test and review

I couldn't help myself. At the end, I had to toss it like a football just to see what would happen. I know some of us are always looking for something for kids. For an RC you can hand them without...
11-13-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,740
Posted By funcentric

Should you get binocular goggles or box goggles for FPV?

This can be a big purchase. A few things to consider before taking the plunge on FPV goggles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSe9QVriq_k
Replies: 17
Views: 3,542
Posted By funcentric

Yes, I love that guy's videos. Have seen a bunch...

Yes, I love that guy's videos. Have seen a bunch of them.

The OP wasn't very specific about the use of the $100 RC, so even though the 144001 is great value, it could be useless if he or (someone...
06-15-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,017
Posted By funcentric

I'm still working on the track but I post most of...

I'm still working on the track but I post most of my pics on my Instagram account with the same Username as here on this forum. You're welcome to check those out. I typicaly have a pretty detailed...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,542
Posted By funcentric

I haven't driven one, but in my research, I came...

I haven't driven one, but in my research, I came across a lot of people who seemed to like that truck too. Nice to hear that you're a big fan as well. Yes, WL Toys quads used to suck when the...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,542
Posted By funcentric

I have that too. Downsides though is that the...

I have that too. Downsides though is that the play time on that kinda sucks at 7-8 minutes. Also the pitch on the gears is pretty much impossible to find if you want to gear up or down w/o some major...
05-24-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,325
Posted By funcentric

You're not alone. This is a popular problem. ...

You're not alone. This is a popular problem.

This happened to me when installing a new ESC and transmitter. Quite frustrating and disappointing. Solution? You have your motor wires crossed. What...
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