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Forum: Vintage RC 17-03-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Sparky
They’re after market by SRM. Sold for mini...

They’re after market by SRM. Sold for mini mustangs and hot shots. These were available before Keith developed the one way drive shafts. Quite rare now.
Forum: Vintage RC 26-09-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Sparky
Looks like you have everything to hold the...

Looks like you have everything to hold the battery? Also the wheels look like famous fox, I think this used to be done to increase the track but might make it too wide to race. If you don't want it...
Forum: Vintage RC 06-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Sparky
Not really a collection, just the cars are not...

Not really a collection, just the cars are not worth selling once I've finished with them. I guess some of them have some value now I've replaced all the worn out parts but their sentimental value...
Forum: Vintage RC 02-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Sparky
They worked fine. Mine's still going strong today...

They worked fine. Mine's still going strong today when I get a chance.

It can be seen in here:http://www.oople.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37652
about half way down the page. Only really used on...
Forum: Vintage RC 17-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Sparky
??? Didn't think any of the cats came...

???

Didn't think any of the cats came with a speedo. I could be wrong as my last racer for off road was the XLS.

Sparky
Forum: Vintage RC 24-10-2013
Replies: 120
Views: 17,666
Posted By Sparky
Old stuff

Old SRM Motor with a fragile ceramic shaft:
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/DSC_1772.JPG

And an old ESC that was sat in the box next to it:...
Forum: General Race Chat 31-07-2013
Replies: 257
Views: 25,439
Posted By Sparky
There used to be one in Romsey, but required an...

There used to be one in Romsey, but required an immense amount of effort to maintain and when Bill Jones no longer had the drive to keep doing it it got filled in and returned to a pub garden...
Forum: I Made This ! 14-09-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By Sparky
I used to build lots of small wind tunnels....

I used to build lots of small wind tunnels. Believe me smoke is not the way to go. We tried allsorts of smoke from burning cardboard to that smoke mixture for stage productions. All of these end up...
Forum: 1/10th OFF ROAD 06-09-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 2,646
Posted By Sparky
Did someone mention Pink? ...

Did someone mention Pink?
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20005005.jpg

:blush:

It was different.

Sparky.
Forum: Ansmann Racing 22-08-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,334
Posted By Sparky
Are these much stronger than the std ansman part?...

Are these much stronger than the std ansman part?

How can I order one?

Sparky
Forum: oOple Talk 15-08-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 2,360
Posted By Sparky
The trade section on racechat was well used until...

The trade section on racechat was well used until they started charging for access, now there is tumble weeds blowing through there.

Having said that tamiya club trade area is well used, but...
Forum: Titchfield Off Road Club Hants 14-08-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,363
Posted By Sparky
I was going to bring my son for a race this...

I was going to bring my son for a race this sunday. Would it still be possible to bring him down. We're both happy to help with any maintence required, just let us know what tools to bring.
...
Forum: Vintage RC 04-02-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By Sparky
Nice transmitter. I still have my one and use it...

Nice transmitter. I still have my one and use it with some of my vintage cars. The problem you are describing sounds like motor interference (27MHz is quite prone to this) do you have the 3...
Forum: oOple Talk 28-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By Sparky
I got one at 4:10pm today. Just love these...

I got one at 4:10pm today. Just love these people :p What do they want?:thumbdown:
Forum: For Sale 16-01-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By Sparky
KO PDS-2123FET Hi Speed Servo £60

Brand new, never been out of the box.
Kept as my spare servo but no longer needed.
Spec:
7.2V with choke lead etc.
Speed: 0.06 Seconds / 60 degrees.
Torque: 9.5 Kg-cm
Weight: 55 grams
Metal...
Forum: Vintage RC 14-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Memories

Yep the things we did when we were younger! I threw out a couple of Tamiya frogs, cut the front off rough riders and screwed on mardve apache suspension :blush: the shame of it now.

A scan of the...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Always wanted an RC10

I'd always wanted an RC10 when I was running my progress but they were well out of my price range. E-bay had one of these described a complete but with one picture with the body on. Complete apart...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Another E-Bay

When looking for parts to restore the Maxima I found this:
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20010010.jpg
A P.B. Ace possibly the worst car P.B. made.
It was missing wheels and a number...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Pro 10

During the winter months off from off road I dabbled in PRO 10, borrowing a chassis when I could. When this came up on E-bay a couple of years age I couldn't resist. It's a composite craft predator,...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Kyoshos

Before the P.B.s I was running a Kyosho Progress. I sold that when I got the mini mustang but I have since brought similar from E-Bay:
Progress1:...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Hotshot

This hotshot never got raced but was used to develop the chassis which you can see on it for SRM racing. There is slight differences between this one and the production version. This one is 10mm...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
My fave off roader

Before the cat I was running this:
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20021021.jpg
And inside:
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20020020.jpg
My dad got this car from Keith as he...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Getting a bit older:

So when I dug out the Schumacher I got out some of my other old cars:
Another Schumacher, the last one before I retired from off road in 1990
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20005005.jpg...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Next stage:

So after the Mardave comes this:http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20001001.jpg
And with the body off:
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/rccar/oople/car%20003003.jpg
The racers at the local club...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,710
Posted By Sparky
Cool A few quick photos of my old cars.

My son recently started racing with my old mardave V12. After the first couple of weeks the original 205 abs shell had reached the end of it's life so we replaced it with the vw golf you can see in...
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