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Old 01-19-2014, 10:48 PM   #1
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Hey guys and gals,

Anyone into RC cars? I have the Traxxas E-Revo VXL that I have been messing with. I have the 1/10 scale also. Both brushless of course.

I am really digging the mini.. It's a bat out of hell!

I have done tons of upgrades but just seeing what you all have done to your RC's.
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Old 01-20-2014, 04:43 AM   #2
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I run a 1/8 Team associated Rc8b, sometimes at the lhs indoor clay track for fun. 4s at the track, 5s for bashing.

I also fly Quadcopters which is lot of fun
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:19 PM   #3
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I race rc cars...
I have a 4x4 Tekno Short course truck and a Mugen 1/8th scale e buggy..
Also have two gas boats that I run.. A 4' Cat with modded 26cc motor and a pickle nose hydro with a stock 26cc gas motor... All FUN stuff.
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Old 01-20-2014, 03:05 PM   #4
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I have a Losi LST 1/8 that I used to run around quit a bit. Did a couple upgrades to it with gears and what not, but never got to heavy into it or took it to a proper track. Been so busy with other hobbies and 2 new kiddos now that it just sits in the garage. Was a ton of fun and love it but think I'm gonna have to get rid of it. Love pretty much anything with wheels and a motor (gas or electric).
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:54 PM   #5
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I also have the original Losi LST. I upgraded the engine to an LRP .30 spec a while back. This truck hauls ass! I've been in to electric planes the last several years so I don't drive the truck as much as I used to.
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Old 01-20-2014, 11:04 PM   #6
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I fly RC quadcopters

Maybe I'll post some pictures later when I am at home.
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:03 AM   #7
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I fly RC quadcopters

Maybe I'll post some pictures later when I am at home.

What quad do you fly?

Ever since I got mine my 1/8 buggy just sits, 60 mph offroad rc gets boring after awhile, I even upped the gearing & my best gps reading (via iphone strapped) 84.3mph .

So I started going to the track for more enjoyment (takes skill/practice/lots of tuning through rear-center-front-differential oils/shock oils etc) & that gets boring after awhile, not to mention expensive (60$+ for a decent set of clay compound tires/wheels)

Now I just fly my Quad, loads of fun, especially barrel rolls
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What quad do you fly?

Now I just fly my Quad, loads of fun, especially barrel rolls
I hacked together a quad with parts obtained from various sources.

It uses a Multiwii as the flight controller. Using a cheap Turnigy RX flashed with er9x.
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You guys have some bad arse cars! I was looking at a Losi.... The E-Maxx is really catching my eye though...

Here is a vid of my 1/16 e-revo. Dirty and I have done more updates but since the vid.

I also held my phone up instead of sideways... Whoops.

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Old 01-21-2014, 12:23 AM   #10
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I also have a few mini helies. They are fun around the house. I got my first plane too. It's a hobby zone duet RTF. Not bad for a beginner.
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:30 AM   #11
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Here's a pic of my LST when it wan all blinged out. Now it's all stock except for the engime and the RPM arms. I also added a pic of my Hellcat that made the clubs calendar a couple years back.
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Old 01-21-2014, 02:17 AM   #12
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I got some rock crawlers.

https://vimeo.com/m/4731206

https://vimeo.com/m/5138444
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I'd like to build one for me as well. I you could post a detailed guide to it, oi think that'd be awesome.
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I'd like to build one for me as well. I you could post a detailed guide to it, oi think that'd be awesome.

Crawler? Quad helicopter?
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Those crawlers are awesome Kado.

Mayphly - Your LST looked awesome. A lot more than mine ever did haha. I made the mistake one time of letting a buddy of mine try and drive it, and it ended up driving 50mph straight into the concrete slab of our rent house and broke the front suspension. He felt real bad and it wasnt to bad a fix, but still you forget how much time it takes to controll one starting out.
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