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Old October 29th, 2013, 11:08 PM   #1
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Would anyone be interested in a scale comp?

Being a poor bastard the real jeep will never get finished so I'm relying on the little guys.
If there is enough interest I might be able to set something up for this coming spring.

Obviously rules will be set in place.
Food and beverage supplied.

Events?
Show and shine: biggest beater, most realistic, best in show.
Hill climb
Rock crawl
Tag team time trial. ( partners will be randomly drawn, any flop during the run must be recovered using partners vehicle using a strap or winch ) will be set up as gates.

Open to ideas.


Ok so yhe comp will be set up like TTC .
Several small events/courses.
It will be points based.
No limit on tire size or axle width.
Wheel weights will not be allowed.

This will be taking place at rocks and valleys.
This event has been approved by ron price.
He is willing to donate time and materials for this, so I'm asking, is anyone willing to help with setup.

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Old October 31st, 2013, 08:04 PM   #2
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sounds like fun just ordered some parts for the wraith.
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Old October 31st, 2013, 08:15 PM   #3
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I take mine to twisted every time I go. Holy moly is awesome with my wraith. I would be interested. Also have some buddies with wraiths as well. We could wheel the real trucks and the r/c ones.
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Old October 31st, 2013, 09:34 PM   #4
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Really need to decide on a location before its set in stone.
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Old October 31st, 2013, 09:36 PM   #5
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I would be interested, I'd have to blow the dust off of mine !! A lot would depend on location
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Old October 31st, 2013, 09:58 PM   #6
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B & L has a track at silver lake.
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Old October 31st, 2013, 10:05 PM   #8
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Basicly the course will be set up as gates, multiple routes to each gate. Longest route will be easiest, shortest more difficult.

You will be timed per gate along with a total time.
Shortest time wins

Terrain will vary.
Woods
Water crossings
Rocks
Slick climbs
Man made terrain
Ect.

If I can get 10 or so people I will whip up some trophies.
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Old October 31st, 2013, 10:38 PM   #9
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I am interested i should prolly dig my ax 10 out and order up some new driveshafts since a cant seem to keep mine together

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Old October 31st, 2013, 11:02 PM   #10
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Rc car not required btw. More than welcome to come hang out and grab some grub.
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Rc car not required btw. More than welcome to come hang out and grab some grub.
This is true but this gives me a good reason to brush the dust off and actually use my custom axial that i have spent waaayyyy too much money on lol

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Old October 31st, 2013, 11:10 PM   #12
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I know the feeling. All my touring cars are in boxes stashed in the basement.
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I would like to limit the water depth. My brushless system is not waterproof and I don't want to burn up a $200esc or motor. I like enough water to get the tires wet and limit traction
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I would like to limit the water depth. My brushless system is not waterproof and I don't want to burn up a $200esc or motor. I like enough water to get the tires wet and limit traction
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Old November 1st, 2013, 10:31 AM   #15
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This would give me another reason to buy a wraith for me and my son!!!! Even if I don't have an RC by the event I would be interested in coming to spectate.
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Old November 1st, 2013, 11:42 AM   #16
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I would down for it. I keep getting bored and building new rigs and have yet to use two of them. LOL. Damn things are like a Cocaine addiction to me.
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Old November 1st, 2013, 11:52 AM   #17
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mine isnt a scaler (losi night crawler), but i'd be interested.
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Old November 1st, 2013, 11:55 AM   #18
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I've still got my clod based crawler. It needs some work and probably new batteries. But its probably too big to run with the 2.2 and 1.9 scaler stuff

I've always wanted to build a scaler, but I just can't really justify the costs.
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I don't think we need to break it up into classes. Just make it like a TTC. If you wanna run you gotta run against all sizes of trucks. Scale, crawlers, 1.9, 2.2, clods, 4 wheel steer, and all that crap. Bigger doesn't mean its better. Especially with strategic placed cones. I just don't know what you do about flops. Me and Mudntruck ran a short KOH style race through holy moly against each other. No penalties for flops or anything. Just raced against each other. it was fun. I would like something like that too.
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Old November 1st, 2013, 12:28 PM   #20
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I would come. I have a crawler but its old and kind of crappy. Maybe I will get something some fun!
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