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    Thank you Mike. That's just what I was looking...

    Thank you Mike. That's just what I was looking for. Years back it seemed much busier here.
    Larry, don't let that 50 year pin get dusty.

    Ejeff
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    What ever happened to the brass car revival?

    I've always been interested in the brass cars of the 70s and have been away from the hobby for a couple of years just when the new Riggens came out and then the Landshark. What happened with this...
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    Pete, Between the morons and the rocket...

    Pete,

    Between the morons and the rocket scientists there will always be cheaters. Over the years, some of the racers I respected the most were talked about behind their backs accused of cheating...
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    Hey dante, I hope Paul does'nt mind me...

    Hey dante,

    I hope Paul does'nt mind me jumping in here. I see you posted a few days back.
    That depends on your track owners rules. If its required that the front tires touch the track before...
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    Thanks Marty, Good info, as always. Jeff

    Thanks Marty,

    Good info, as always.

    Jeff
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    Thanks Marty, I knew your reply would be...

    Thanks Marty,

    I knew your reply would be worth the wait.

    How deep does the black mark on the comm really go? I can turn it off on my lathe in only a thou or two or even polish it off with...
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    Ohming arms, picking a winner

    We run Parma 16d Deathstars where I race Group 10 class.We all run Chinese arms, some "blueprinted" by a third party vendor(I assume just a comm turning).I know that capacitance and balance are also...
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    Stock arm shafts are fairly soft and can be...

    Stock arm shafts are fairly soft and can be restraightened with some patience.
    If you have a lathe or access to one, you can chuck the arm in and usually bend it with your hands or ,with careful...
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    Thanks for the info. One less thing to worry over...

    Thanks for the info. One less thing to worry over when trying to figure out what happened to that bullet I had.

    ejeff
  10. Thread: Flexi-5

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    Sticky: Hey Paul, Some of the guys I race with have...

    Hey Paul,

    Some of the guys I race with have suggested to bend the Flexi-5 just ahead of the motor when using larger rear tires to keep the chassis flat to the track. What do you think of this or...
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    Does soldering the motor damage the magnets?

    Hi Monty,

    With the common practice of soldering motors into chassis, I was wondering if you would comment on the damage to the magnets during this process and also the magnetic field generated by...
  12. Thread: group 10

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    Hi fellas, The place he really makes up time...

    Hi fellas,

    The place he really makes up time on me is the doughnut. I have been practicing with him just yesterday against his new Champion Indy car with a Super16 motor. I am close but when he...
  13. Thread: group 10

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    Slotman, Thanks for the quick reply. I'll let...

    Slotman,
    Thanks for the quick reply. I'll let you know next week how I make out.

    ejeff
  14. Thread: group 10

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    Slotman, I don't know that the pro's motor is...

    Slotman,

    I don't know that the pro's motor is sealed. Our rules are kind of loose and honestly I don't know what exactly they are so please bear with me.
    The shop owner sells Proformance high...
  15. Thread: group 10

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    my group 10 update

    Thanks, guys for all your help.
    I've worked my team up to third place against the shop pro. I could probaly make second on my own but my teamate needs more experience.
    I recently asked the shop...
  16. Thread: group 10

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    Thanks, Can you direct me to a site about the...

    Thanks,
    Can you direct me to a site about the Deathstar?
    I'm using a blend of lightweight motor oils with additives, Teflon etc. Works great in my HO stuff, only have to oil the car once before...
  17. Thread: group 10

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    Thanks guys, The car's got about maybe 3 hours...

    Thanks guys,
    The car's got about maybe 3 hours on it. Just broken in really.

    Anything else I can look for? Thanks.


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  18. Thread: group 10

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    Thanks to all of you for your help, The car is...

    Thanks to all of you for your help,
    The car is handling much better now I lowered the front end .I raised the guide flag up by switching the washer from inbetween the flag and chassis to being on...
  19. Thread: group 10

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    Thanks Paul, I'll be able to try it out again...

    Thanks Paul,
    I'll be able to try it out again this Saturday and I'll let you know how I do.
    I'm curious about the weight at the back of the pan you suggest.
    Is this a balance thing? The car seems...
  20. Thread: group 10

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    group 10

    Hi Paul and everybody!
    I'm new to group 10. I'm a longtine HO racer. I bought a Champion with a Deathstar motor. The shop owner set up the car for me, swapped the gear ratio to 10:27 and put I...
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