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Forum: Mansfield RC Club 23-09-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,334
Posted By jukeboxman
Possibly a silly question, but can't you create...

Possibly a silly question, but can't you create your own slicks from worn tyres?

Last winter we ran GT14 RTR cars in Grantham, on carpet indoors. I ran one set of scale treaded tyres that came...
Forum: Wanted 22-08-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By jukeboxman
As a guide, they work out at £8.97 brand new,...

As a guide, they work out at £8.97 brand new, delivered from the Netherlands direct from VRC
Forum: Vintage RC 09-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By jukeboxman
Not as amazing as you might think......my mother...

Not as amazing as you might think......my mother was born in Kampar, and i still have relatives there, we lived in Malaysia when my father worked for LLN ( electricity board) in Ipoh and Taiping,...
Forum: Electrics 08-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jukeboxman
Got the adaptor on order to use a spare Spektrum...

Got the adaptor on order to use a spare Spektrum steerwheel Tx...

I might have a couple or three biggish flat screen tv's going spare if I lose a particular contract tomorrow. Got some out on...
Forum: Vintage RC 08-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By jukeboxman
What a great venue.....and a country I would love...

What a great venue.....and a country I would love to return to.

Nasi goreng, mee goreng, satay with all the trimmings, durian and iced kachang. Ipoh chicken and model car racing? Paradise!
Forum: Electrics 08-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jukeboxman
Ordered mine ten days ago and am still...

Ordered mine ten days ago and am still waiting.....only €10 plus delivery from their website.
Tried racing using the keyboard and re-calibrating my Tx from a flight sim and it wasn't a raging...
Forum: Wanted 08-08-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By jukeboxman
got these if you're interested..... ...

got these if you're interested.....

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130871441578&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT
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Forum: HoBao 18-07-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By jukeboxman
At club level just run the H7, it's a capable,...

At club level just run the H7, it's a capable, tough buggy ideal for a beginner to cut his teeth on. As long as it's well screwed together and runs reliably it'll do until you can afford what you...
Forum: Electrics 16-04-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By jukeboxman
Theory says yes if they're all the same...

Theory says yes if they're all the same capacity....you would have to mess about with the balance leads to wire them into your charger for balancing.
Forum: Electrics 31-03-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By jukeboxman
I bought a few hobbyking batteries in the past...

I bought a few hobbyking batteries in the past and have only had issue with one pack in three+ years, opened the hard case up and found two cells with different C ratings on them, the lower of the...
Forum: TRUCKS - SC - Truggy - Stadium - Crawler 22-03-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By jukeboxman
I found on my SC104x4 that my lousy jumping and...

I found on my SC104x4 that my lousy jumping and worse landings sometimes caused the belt to come off the front pulley and put out of a race.
This was due to the chassis flexing if coming down too...
Forum: UK Short Course Nationals 18-03-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 7,027
Posted By jukeboxman
If your preference is 4wd then that would be the...

If your preference is 4wd then that would be the way to go from the outset, why settle for your own perception of second best?

New 4wd trucks may be more expensive from the word go, but you can...
Forum: 1/10th OFF ROAD 14-02-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By jukeboxman
Maybe it's because of the fact they break up and...

Maybe it's because of the fact they break up and leave black crud everywhere, the additive that's used leaves horrible black streaks on our nice new primafelt carpet....rubber tyres don't do that!
Forum: 1/10th OFF ROAD 30-01-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By jukeboxman
For a junior and indoor use I agree that a...

For a junior and indoor use I agree that a smaller scale RC car would be more appropriate, what about one of these?

Helion Animus 1/18th SCT - chunky, big body and bumpers for protection, RTR
...
Forum: General Race Chat 22-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By jukeboxman
What's up Will - finally discovered girls ? ...

What's up Will - finally discovered girls ?

Bit of advice mate - stick to model cars they're cheaper in the long run and don't mess with your head!
Forum: A1 Racing Club 18-10-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By jukeboxman
News letters are all good and well if you have...

News letters are all good and well if you have the time. As Robbie says finding content to make it continuously interesting is harder than you think.

we have our own website that doesn't get used...
Forum: General Race Chat 07-10-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 5,291
Posted By jukeboxman
I was the victim of a potential fraud with a mail...

I was the victim of a potential fraud with a mail order catalogue I had never even heard of. Using my basic details - name, address and date of birth they set up an account with a different delivery...
Forum: A1 Racing Club 04-10-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,961
Posted By jukeboxman
Wednesday works for me....weather permitting of...

Wednesday works for me....weather permitting of course.
Forum: A1 Racing Club 04-10-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,961
Posted By jukeboxman
Thursday is not the best day of the week for...

Thursday is not the best day of the week for me.....but with enough notice I'd like a day away from the office grind, so it's a definite maybe.
Forum: UK Short Course Nationals 03-10-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 4,320
Posted By jukeboxman
I wondered where the 'pressie down thingy bit'...

I wondered where the 'pressie down thingy bit' from our pedal bin went.....that's what the initials are Tefal Loose Refuse.:p
Forum: UK Short Course Nationals 02-10-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 4,320
Posted By jukeboxman
Whilst I'm not in a position to comment about...

Whilst I'm not in a position to comment about starting grids or procedures, not being a national series racer, I do mess about at club level and ;

Where a model racing vehicle is supposed to be a...
Forum: General Car Talk 26-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,905
Posted By jukeboxman
There are also the Carrera RC range of toy/model...

There are also the Carrera RC range of toy/model cars to consider - suitable for the child range you've mentioned, all good and not overly pricy, longish run times with a reasonable bit of speed so...
Forum: REAL 1:1 Cars 24-09-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,125
Posted By jukeboxman
Yep, Land Cruiser...or Hi-lux for trade use, same...

Yep, Land Cruiser...or Hi-lux for trade use, same chassis and mechanics.

Taken to the Pole by Top Gear, only recommended vehicle for Australian outback use, Land Rover products are not...
Forum: REAL 1:1 Cars 24-09-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,125
Posted By jukeboxman
The Skoda's a great choice for a 'normal'...

The Skoda's a great choice for a 'normal' car.....now...They've finally got their act together and thanks to VAG started to sell decent motors.

I remember back in the 80's a lot of big fleet...
Forum: General Race Chat 22-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,235
Posted By jukeboxman
To be fair to you Will, if you have the...

To be fair to you Will, if you have the wherewithal to set something up, good luck to you.

Single event insurance is a possibility but you would be advised to take advice from the BRCA as well as...
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