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08-22-2013, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Mickstix

After being off the site for years I started...

After being off the site for years I started getting a couple "notification" emails per day.. No biggy, I deleted them..

Yesterday I decided to use the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the...
11-06-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,552
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Why do people recommend 87mm dogbones for the Tornado s30??

Where there any little "o" rings in the drive cups?? If so, the longer bones probably wont fit? Anyway, here's the story..   When they first started shipping the S30's they used 84 mm dog bones on...
11-06-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Priming Engine -

Yea, if you have either needle set too lean it can keep it from priming easily.. You can usually tell this by doing the blow method.. If it feels like it's clogged, you've probably got the hs or ls...
09-15-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By Mickstix

RE: my 1st redcat, good and bad

Pre warm the engine with a hairdryer or heat gun and it'll let it turn over and start easier.. Also, make sure you dont "overprime" the carb, as that can make it harder to turn over as well.. (When...
09-15-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3,672
Views: 273,705
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

Check the setscrews in the drive cups. (where the center dog bones connect.)check both drive cups, on each center dog bone..

Note: If your spur was stripped, you'll see that it's missing teeth....
09-15-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Quick question on compatable rims for my Redcat racing tornado BB

The wheels/tires for the Team Associated B44 will fit the Tornado.. (It's their 4wd buggy) The rear wheels/tires for theB4 (2wd) will also fit.. The rears arethe same on the B4 and B44.. (Fronts on...
09-08-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,915
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Trouble starting brand new Tornado s30

Yea, the glow ignitors are a pain in the butt. Especially the cheap ones that come in those "all in one" kits.. Id get a spare asap, cause they'll drive you crazy if you dont have one.. ALso, to make...
09-08-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Shock Fluids - help!

If you dont want to buy another shock, you could try some Devcon 2ton epoxy and put the lower cap on permenatly.. Just be careful to keep the expoxy on the treads of the shock and not inside where...
09-08-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Monsoon XTR shock/accesory options

They say the Kyosho STRR is very similar (if not identical) to the Monsoon XTR, so shocks from one of their kits may bolt right up?? On mine, (Monsoon XTR) it came with a parts bag with a bunch of...
09-08-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Question about breakin process

You should lower the idle with the "idle" adjustment screw on the carb.. Using the trim is just a quick fix (and usually only used to "increase" the idle to get it to stay running) and should be set...
09-02-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Tornado BBS30 trouble with Dogbones

I dont think you'll be able to find any other manuf's dogbones that fit.. Seems they all make them just a hair different, so they cant be used in other cars.. The ball will be too big, or the pin, or...
09-02-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Mickstix

RE: redcat option parts

You could try getting some Redcat shock pistons and modding them yourself? Dremel makes a mini drill bit kit with some tiny little bits.. You could add holes if needed or use something like 2part...
09-02-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Mickstix

RE: NITRO TREMOR PARTS

Aww man, I used to scour the RC classified pages looking for deals like this to come up.. Whoever the lucky guy is who has a Tremor and see's this thread, should jump on it!
09-02-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Shock Fluids - help!

Sounds like pretty solid info/procedure there RCC!! ;) CSW, you can also add spring collars or turn the spring retainer down, (whichever your shocks use)  to stiffen the spring rate.. It'll also...
08-27-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By Mickstix

RE: need throttle stop screw for team infinity .18 slide carb.

Have you tried contacting Infinity directly? I think Tower Hobby carries some carb parts, but Im not sure about Infinity.. Possibly you could match one up from a differnt brand, but something as...
08-27-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By Mickstix

RE: What are these parts called?

For anyone who reads this, and happens to have the 84mm dogbones, you can get them to stay in by putting a small rubber "o" ring into the drive cup, before installing the dogbone.. (also, a 1-2mm...
08-27-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By Mickstix

RE: 2.4 ghz or FM, HELP

It's probably a technology thing.. Since 2.4GHz has come so far, they're becoming more and more affordable, while the FM stuff of yester-year is harder to find and possibly more expensive?? (I dont...
08-27-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Earthquake wheelie bar

That wheelie bar looks like a nice addon for the earthquake! Post up a pic with it installed if ya get a chance!
08-27-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Need some help. Tornado s30

Medium should be fine for the SH .18  Kurt will steer ya in the right direction! ;)
08-27-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,519
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Earthquake 3.0 Advice

Probably a little late to be of much help here, but if ya use a hair dryer or heat gun, and warm all 4 sides of the engine (and down into the head) for about 20 seconds per side, they'll start much...
08-26-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Tornado EPX Pro

Does the esc have a reset procedure? Almost sounds like the circuitry to keep it from going into reverse instantly (from forward) is working the opposite way? Just an idea, I have little experience...
08-26-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Wow what a truck this Avalanche XP

Billy, Im surprised you got out of FL alive! :)The heats been unbearable.. Too hot to even fish!! [X(]But we've finally had a day or 2 of cooler temps, and fall will be here before long! (I hope)...
08-26-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Wow what a truck this Avalanche XP

This thread is total garbage!! Kurt is one of best RC dealers on the planet!! The guy is totally into his RCbusiness, knows his stuff, will talk to you all night long (if you let him) :Dand is...
08-15-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Custom bodies

Yes, paint the inside of the shell.. Make sure it's clean by using a mild soap/water solution to remove any grease or release agent.. Also using paint made for lexan will adhere the best..
08-13-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,468
Posted By Mickstix

RE: Shockwave and Tornado

I started with the TornadoS30.. My experience was very good.. Didnt hit any solid objects with it, but it held up fine to cartwheels and jumps gone wrong. lol.  Only real mods it needs to start with...
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