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JK Racing wrote: Wed Mar 10, 2021 4:19 pm Couple graphite stealth cars and a monster truck converted goldie - box full of wheels and bodies too
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Joey what kind of (yellow) esc is on that truck build?

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Dadio wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:38 pm I was a bit confused what to do with this at first , it's mint ! then I noticed its got plastic bushings ! thank god I have a reason to pull it apart now :D
When in doubt, just pull it apart and you're bound to find something. :mrgreen:
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R6cowboy wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:35 pm
Dadio wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:38 pm I was a bit confused what to do with this at first , it's mint ! then I noticed its got plastic bushings ! thank god I have a reason to pull it apart now :D
When in doubt, just pull it apart and you're bound to find something. :mrgreen:
You're so right ! :D
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I finally got one ! feel like i belong here at last :lol: it's an A stamp but pretty scratched underneath but that's fine as i want to run it . Expect loads of AE noob questions :D
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Since you intend on running it, be sure to rehydrate the nylon. Old AE nylon gets pretty brittle.

And I'd go ahead and replace the bellcranks. The original setup wasn't great when new, and it won't be any better after 30+ years. There are still several options available or you can probably 3D print the Worlds pieces.
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Around 2 year to find those parts !!!!

Many thank you to Chinese collectors

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Yes, I like my vintage electronics. And transmitters like this Airtronics MX-A really close the gap between AM equipment and modern stuff (my Magnum 2PL's and XR2i's are good too).

Got some black oxide 4-40 hardware as well. Now, if only my order from KnK would get here.
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jwscab wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:47 pm @jkracing
Joey what kind of (yellow) esc is on that truck build?
Dialed Racing - I hadn't actually had time to dig into the cars much yet. Was planning on this weekend until I found out I must work :(
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Goods from Dynotech, including the Klein front arms. I went ahead and installed them because I was curious about the fit. Also seen are the Factory Works towers that I got last week and the Rival MT10 big bore shocks that I reconfigured to fit.
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I went ahead and ordered 8 more receivers to max out the storage on my inexpensive radio. I was afraid they'd discontinue them all of a sudden and I'd be screwed. They're really cheap, but work well from what I've seen. It took about a month for USPS to deliver...🙄
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THEYTOOKMYTHUMB wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:04 pm I went ahead and ordered 8 more receivers to max out the storage on my inexpensive radio. I was afraid they'd discontinue them all of a sudden and I'd be screwed. They're really cheap, but work well from what I've seen. It took about a month for USPS to deliver...🙄
I did the same, but in a more 'organic' way..... picked these up over the last few years, before I even got the 10 model memory transmitter!
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THEYTOOKMYTHUMB wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:04 pm I went ahead and ordered 8 more receivers to max out the storage on my inexpensive radio. I was afraid they'd discontinue them all of a sudden and I'd be screwed. They're really cheap, but work well from what I've seen. It took about a month for USPS to deliver...🙄
I think I have a few of those rolling around in the bottom of toolboxes - FlySky? I stopped using the radio, did not like the feel or response time when racing.
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I got a new China servo. Turned out to be a little bigger than I expected. :lol:
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matt1ptkn wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:48 pm I got a new China servo. Turned out to be a little bigger than I expected. :lol:
:shock: holy moses, is it for a 1:2 scale? :lol:
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matt1ptkn wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:48 pm I got a new China servo. Turned out to be a little bigger than I expected. :lol:
Lucky you, that's usually the opposite of what happens...you usually end up with something a fraction of the size you were expecting. :lol:
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