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Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 30-05-2013
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Posted By jasonwipf
I agree get a MBX6, excellent parts quality and...

I agree get a MBX6, excellent parts quality and they are cheap now used.
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 30-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By jasonwipf
I have been using them in my 1/8th racers, buggy...

I have been using them in my 1/8th racers, buggy and truggy as well as boats which have even more amp draw for over 4 years. I have used 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6s in Basic turnegy and nanotech labels and...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 30-04-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By jasonwipf
Kv is about rpms not necessarily power. however...

Kv is about rpms not necessarily power. however you could run 3 different manufacturer's motors that claim the same kv rating and you'll probably find the power band fells different on all 3.
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Forum: South Coast RC Car Club 30-04-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,575
Posted By jasonwipf
Looks fun

Looks fun
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 24-03-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,844
Posted By jasonwipf
I have recently bought this exact ESC. I...

I have recently bought this exact ESC.

I usually run Tekin RX8s and while one was being sent away for service I bought this as a low cost back up ESC to keep in my tool box. My RX8 isn't back so...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 09-03-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By jasonwipf
Look, if you are new to 1/8th then a "top" level...

Look, if you are new to 1/8th then a "top" level racer kit will likely not get maxed out (capability wise) with you or the track or against a group of guys like this. I wouldn't worry about it. A...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 09-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By jasonwipf
Ya that might be a hard one. RC monster might...

Ya that might be a hard one. RC monster might have some but they will have to ship across the pond.
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 09-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By jasonwipf
Very true, 14 awg will get warm and its even...

Very true, 14 awg will get warm and its even worse at the plug sites where you may see melting going. But 12g is perfectly fine. Remember most of our appliances run on 12, 14, sometimes even 16g...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 18-02-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By jasonwipf
Yes, its a tad on the slow side at .18sec but...

Yes, its a tad on the slow side at .18sec but with almost 300oz of torque you have plenty of power to try another trick, simply mount your steering horn attachment higher on the arm further from the...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 13-02-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3,653
Posted By jasonwipf
You are so lucky to have a GF that runs r/c. ...

You are so lucky to have a GF that runs r/c. Like someone else said and I mentioned, most of the top cars can be world champs. Hot bodies is a World champ but most don't like its quality and in the...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 10-02-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By jasonwipf
ya, 4s with 2000kv should be fine as long as your...

ya, 4s with 2000kv should be fine as long as your ESC can handle it.
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 28-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By jasonwipf
Thats sounds like it would work: running 5s for...

Thats sounds like it would work: running 5s for smaller tracks and 6s for larger tracks. But my Serpent has a saddle pack setup so that might be hard.

Interesting note. At a recent race, on...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 27-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By jasonwipf
I started 20 years ago too. compared to then all...

I started 20 years ago too. compared to then all the stuff is high quality now. Most of the models people suggest here have won championships in the right hands and all say they are bulletproof...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 27-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By jasonwipf
Good post hotshot, I second everything he just...

Good post hotshot, I second everything he just said. If you are running a very large high speed track that motor will feel right at home. Try those batteries he linked and see how it goes. With...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 19-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 5,457
Posted By jasonwipf
that sounds like a great combo. let us know what...

that sounds like a great combo. let us know what you think.
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 18-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 5,457
Posted By jasonwipf
Ross, do you have to race 20 or 25 min for club...

Ross, do you have to race 20 or 25 min for club races? sm/med or large track? do you run with nitro cars at the club races? Mandatory pits?
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 18-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 5,457
Posted By jasonwipf
Yes, that is about right. 1900 for Medium U.S....

Yes, that is about right. 1900 for Medium U.S. Tracks. 1700 or 1900 for small indoor tracks (1700 if running on a small 1/10th indoor track) and 2050 for large sweeping euro tracks. You might be...
Forum: General Race Chat 18-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By jasonwipf
Very nice response guys. Super nice people here...

Very nice response guys. Super nice people here on oOple. Would like a few more if you are interested in contributing. TY
Forum: General Race Chat 16-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By jasonwipf
Rating sheets being sent out today. Keep PMs...

Rating sheets being sent out today. Keep PMs coming.
Forum: General Race Chat 15-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By jasonwipf
1/10th Racers Needed

NEEDED: 10th Off-Roaders with a extensive cross-brand knowledge and experience, and some time on their hands.

I am compiling a "car selection" guide and need your knowledge and talent for some of...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 05-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By jasonwipf
true, the 1400kv 6s is faster than my 1900kv 4s,...

true, the 1400kv 6s is faster than my 1900kv 4s, maybe a tad too fast, feels like i'm running a 2050kv 4s. Bright side is I have tones of speed and cooler temps still. On smaller tracks I'll turn...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 05-01-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By jasonwipf
Smile It is all relative.

120 miles? It really is relative. Texas is larger than England and we have the "RC Pro Series" of Texas with some locations over 500 miles away from each other. Each of these 2 day races average...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 05-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By jasonwipf
Nice to see people are using my motor selection...

Nice to see people are using my motor selection guide. I averaged that data from forums around the world and near 100 drivers submitting their stats. Randy Pike, lead service manager for Tekin said...
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 05-01-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3,653
Posted By jasonwipf
Both are winning cars. But if you have a mugen...

Both are winning cars. But if you have a mugen already, it just makes sense to stick with an eco this season.
Forum: 1/8th ELECTRIC Off Road 22-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By jasonwipf
No likey. Chassis is full of crap. Do like the...

No likey. Chassis is full of crap. Do like the body style though.
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