So, what did you do RC today?

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Re: So, what did you do RC today?

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TRX-1-3 wrote: Sat Mar 09, 2024 8:54 am Soldered up some motor leads. Black Dean's mini pins. When did those hit the scene anyway? I'm shooting for late '96. Probably should have a different motor, but I can't give it up...
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The motor is a few years older than the buggy, but i don't think that means it isn't period correct. Joel Johnson's championship winninng Ultima uses Futaba G plug Rx, ESC, and steering servo. In 1987 the new hardware would have been Futaba J plug, but he apparently used some existing electronics. There would have been plenty of those Twister motors still in use in 1996.

If a new in 1996 motor were used, it would probably be something with laydown brushes. I think that's when they were popping up in things like the Trinity X-Star stock.
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TRX-1-3 wrote: Sat Mar 09, 2024 8:54 am Soldered up some motor leads. Black Dean's mini pins. When did those hit the scene anyway?
I was using those Black Dean's connectors in the Mid 1980's and then switched to the same style Red Dean's in 1990.

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Got a bit done on the Bullet. Called this a stopping point because although the driveshafts I had were NIP, they were weathered and a bit orange. Will let them soak overnight and continue at some point tomorrow.
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Mounted up a bunch of new parts to get it ready to sit on the shelf :lol:
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I was messaged out of the blue about this gem and decided to add it to my message collection.
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Re: So, what did you do RC today?

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I painted a body for Todd (Klavy69)
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Made the pile of parts that used to be the Mini T I drove at the first ever Mini Nationals in 2004
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back into a Mini T to run at the upcoming Mini Nationals at RC Madness 20 years later.
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Not done yet but with a Rx it's runnable again. Still needs a bit of cleaning.
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Re: So, what did you do RC today?

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Got the forum SC10 all electrified.

Novak XXL receiver, Reedy 0712 servo, Radiolink esc, and a Spektrum 14T 550 motor.
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Another early morning road trip. I don't even know what I have here really, and the [Spanish only] seller had no idea what he had, as he only got it as payment for something. :shock: It seems to be two complete chassis and drivetrains, and some duplicate plastic parts, but only one cab and one set of wheels/tires. :? It even has, at least most of, a MFC3 Euro Style with it. It is all new, but a lot of parts are poorly painted. I see a lot of Easy Off in my near future. :D
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I swapped out the electronics in my Junk Box Mutt.

I wanted the combination esc/receiver for another project and the motor was a poor performer.

I swapped in an old Futaba receiver that had seen better days, an $8 Hobbyking esc, and a pieced together motor. The motor has an old Speedworks can, P2K arm and endbell, and a MCI decal (set at 10°).
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Also got the Junkyard Frog wired up.

I put a Horizon esc/receiver combo in, to go with the Team Brood motor and Hobbico servo.
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Went with my son, brother, and good friend to the RC expo in Pomona, and the off road expo also at the fairgrounds. Awesome day. My brother bought a FrSky air transmitter. Real nice one. USB trainer plug came with it. It makes my MT-4 look like garbage.

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I sprayed 3 more bodies with liquid mask ready to paint.
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mikea96 wrote: Mon Mar 18, 2024 1:42 am I sprayed 3 more bodies with liquid mask ready to paint.
I was going to say, that's a very dull paint scheme :P

Then again, might suit the RC10CC ;)
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Todd should have pine trees on his bodies, not palm trees !
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