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05-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By MonkeyFist

Why the hate on Arrma? They are a division of...

Why the hate on Arrma? They are a division of Team Durango. It's not a fly by night company.
Replies: 12
Views: 2,191
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: 17.5 class racing

Almost as bad the diamond coated carbide cutters they used to sell for com lathes.
10-07-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: mini-z competition?

I've never driven an overland series, so I can't really say.
10-07-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: mini-z competition?

Mini-Z is still king here in the US. There are others out there, but they are one offs or hard to get parts for.
03-26-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 94,711
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: which country had the best fighter planes of WWII

This is a completely inaccurate statement. The Stuka was a highly successful plane that did it's job VERY well. So well in fact the US designed plane just to fill the role that the Stuka had...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Why Is There kV ratings and T ratings for BL Motors?

That is usually the case. I have noticed that as well.
02-27-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,171
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Indoor racing..Mini-Z etc what are the alternatives?

MiniZs are a blast, but can be kinda on the expensive side. How about a Losi Micro vehicle? That way you can race on carpet as well. The are smaller and cheaper. However they are not so small...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Gluing Graphite Chassis Question

Carbon fiber can also delaminate due to a collision. The edges of CF are the weakest point, kinda like ply wood. I glued mine using a q tip. I put the glue on the q tip and "brushed" it on the...
02-23-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,086
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: 1/32 4WD drift car

Kinda makes the AWD MiniZ look like trash. VERY nice.
02-21-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Long Islanders Who Want An RC Track Complex

I don't wanna bust your chops or dim your spirits, but RC tracks are not money makers is most cases. Here in CA most tracks are hobby shops as well making the track a nice attraction for RCer, but...
02-20-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By MonkeyFist

01-19-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: How does a balancer work?

You really don't need to balance it every time. Every other run is good enough for general pack health. When balancing it's a good idea to do it at a low charge rate. One thing you should ook into...
11-12-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,524
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Team Associated why no metric system..

I hear you on that. 99% of the parts I make are decimal inches. I had a metric part that I had to program the other day. I was swimming in numbers converting metric to standard and trying to keep...
11-08-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,265
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Who here is tried of Electric rc

This has got to be the most ridiculous thing I have read in a VERY long time. So you are trying to say a guy who runs a converted 1/8 electric buggy couldn't win a race with a nitro buggy of the...
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Help picking a good 1/10 on road car

The TC4 is actually still being sold as a RTR. Parts are plentiful.
10-25-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Need help(touring car)

That is a tough one. It looks a lite like a Xray T1, but it's not. It also looks like a HPI Pro 3, but that is not right either. Maybe and old Schumacher?
10-23-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: just wondering...

Forget all that nonsense. Try to find some Whip-its for sale in your area. They are little canisters of N02 that look like the Co2 canisters for pellet guns. Way smaller and easier to use.
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: help with brushless motors

Sensored motors have a senors(duh) that tell the ESC where the rotor is in it's rotation in the motor can. It allows for smother starts stops and low speed throttle control. Sensorless systems are...
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: belt or drive shaft?

All modern TC are belt drive for a reason. Belts are more forgiving as far as handling. Shafts have a tendency to torque steer with higher power motors. Shafties have gone the way of the DoDo in...
10-09-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,037
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: I would love to buy a RC company...

Here's the rub. If you were a billionaire, why would you bother with petty things like renting a place, just buy the place and be done with it. If it is private track why would you need a hobby...
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: A question about HPI Sprint 2 Sport!

Check the throttle trims on the remote. You may have to reprogram the ESC.
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: PLEASE HELP ME!

Good luck finding one. VW put the kabosh on all VW RC bodies that were being produced with out license.
09-28-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: lipo battery

SMC makes good packs nothing wrong with that pack. What are you going to run it in?
09-26-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Zero Tolerence Slash

But for $120 you shouldn't have to.
09-26-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,226
Posted By MonkeyFist

RE: Soldering Iron

I'd have to agree. Its may be a little more expensive, but you'll woun't have to buy a better unit as an upgrade.
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