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 Posted: Oct-15-2009 08:43AM
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I'll be there Friday for some all day battles? Who can make it out? I'll see if I can come Saturday with Sagisi too.

Is that track good Kevin?  I dropped by yesterday and the soil looks good after the storm.

fc

 Posted: Oct-15-2009 06:39AM
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Actually gates will be open at 8am.

 

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 Posted: Oct-14-2009 01:20PM
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See you there on Saturday for some offroad practice   What time will you guys open? 8:30?

 Posted: Oct-14-2009 11:36AM
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Track will be open this weekend for practice. We will be working on areas of the track but will leave the track open.

 

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 Posted: Oct-13-2009 04:16PM
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Badboy: Thanks for the tip.

KevinJ: I appreciate your suggestions and will heed your advice. I will probably just start out with the stock Losi motor/ESC and will move to something else (Tekin/Mamba/etc) in due time. Thanks also for the tire suggestions - it's very helpful.

 Posted: Oct-13-2009 01:59PM
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the oval is going on this weekend but i believe if you have dsm, you can practice on the other tracks.  i'd double check w/ mgmt.

 

 Team Outside Line Racing fo life!

 Posted: Oct-13-2009 01:53PM
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Will there be racing this Saturday Oct 17th at Norcal? or open track?

 Posted: Oct-13-2009 07:11AM
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Stick Boy,

This winter the track will be ran wet and the best tires are the a  smaller pin tire. We have plenty of choices at the shop and since the track during the winter can change due to weather. The best tires so far have been the AKA Grid Iron and City block and Prolne Revolver and Excalibur. Always use the Medium to soft compounds.

Also take your time when ordering your power plant for the car a good 4s pack 5000mah is ideal with a 1900 Tekin Motor and a Mamba or Tekin Speedo. Tekin is still working out a known issue with the RX8 so the Mamba Speedo seems to be the best tested speedo and has had the least amount of current issues. Take your time mounting your equipment and make sure it has plenty of padding on the speedo when mounting to the chassis. Come down to the shop we can help you out and let you even try a car if you like. See me or Eric or Gary.

 

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 Posted: Oct-12-2009 12:57PM
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talk to jake alton..   he's in the know.. 

 

Badboy

tangina!! There's no room in there!

Badboy.
 Posted: Oct-12-2009 12:47PM
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New user here. I'm thinking of getting back into RC, most likely a 1/8 Brushless.

What are the preferred 1/8 off-road tires/inserts at Nor-Cal? I've been out a while.

Also, I'm not familiar with the Li-Po stuff. Any suggestions on a reasonable setup to get going (like, how many packs is good to start with, recommend mAh/"C" rating for practice/racing, etc.)?

Thanks for any input.

 Posted: Oct-11-2009 09:07AM
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I've been waiting for this for a long time.

                                                                                      

 

 Top racing, Thunder Power RC, Sorex USA, Marin RC

 

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 Posted: Oct-10-2009 06:46PM
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Sweet!

Ok guys,it that time of year for offroad to start to ramp up.With some changes to the track that are gonna happen soon,lets start dusting off those offroad cars.The track will be ideal to be run wet.We are expecting a wet winter which means we will have nice track conditions.Nothing packs a track in better the mother nature. 3rd annual Turkey Shootout and Toys for Tots are coming up,so alot of fun stuff on the calendar.Lets start our Fall/Winter Offroad season off with a bang and get those cars out! Hope to see you in the next couple weeks.

 

 

 

Really?

 
 Posted: Oct-09-2009 07:07AM
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Here's Jerryboy's Hotbodies Ve8 photos.

 

 

 Posted: Oct-08-2009 05:14PM
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This is my 8th scale rig if the picture shows up.

                                                                                      

 

 Top racing, Thunder Power RC, Sorex USA, Marin RC

 

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 Posted: Oct-08-2009 03:40PM
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Sorry I couldn't email you Kevin. My email isn't the greatest. I'll be at the castle classic on saturday.

                                                                                      

 

 Top racing, Thunder Power RC, Sorex USA, Marin RC

 

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 Posted: Oct-08-2009 07:11AM
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Wow Jerryboy. I was just talking to Jonathan about that car yesterday and you already have it?

Email me the pics at and I'll post it up for you.  They have to be uploaded to pic hosting service and the url needs to be pasted here.

fc

 Posted: Oct-07-2009 12:51PM
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watch out now! i'm finally coming to the 1/8 scale buggy class! woo hoo!  just finished building my new ve8.  all it needs is the electronics and done.  Gonna finish it a Norcal tomorrow and hopefully run the damn thing.  yo Norcal crew, i need a servo, or two...

i wanna post a pix but cant find the thread for some instructions...  anyone? thanks in advance.

 

 Team Outside Line Racing fo life!

 Posted: Oct-07-2009 12:38PM
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 Posted: Oct-07-2009 10:26AM
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Like Kevin's sayin' - don't fret guys, it's all about you starting the 24th, for 5 weeks straight.

http://www.rcracing.com/msgthread.cfm?threadid=55503&InfoID=282&SiteMessages=5

 

 

 

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 Posted: Oct-07-2009 09:06AM
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Mini - I'm do for another ill paint job on my next LTCR body  So the next time I see you I will have a little feddy towards your electronics! Keep up the good work and I will keep you in business hehe eheh.

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