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Old Jan 10, 2013, 06:59 AM
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All scales race meet this Saturday afternoon

I saw this on another forum and it shows on the club calendar too

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Calling all cars, calling all car.
Ok all you gas tourers who's up for a race day this Saterday?
I know some of you are scared of the light and only normally race at night, but I will bring some extra sun screen for those who don't normal get to race in the day time!
Be there from about miday and it will go late and you may get to see the stars come out ( no Jeff I wasn't referring to you! )

So who's in?
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 08:28 PM
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Hi Dave,.. Glad you saw this, I would'nt have noticed it otherwise.. I hardly ever got on RCtech..

Well, I'm in too if everyone esle is keen..! If no takers I might still go early in the morning for some practice anyway..

Cheers for the heads up, Dave.. I'll txt a few guys and see who else is keen....
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 02:03 AM
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Hi Dave,.. Glad you saw this, I would'nt have noticed it otherwise.. I hardly ever got on RCtech..

Well, I'm in too if everyone esle is keen..! If no takers I might still go early in the morning for some practice anyway..

Cheers for the heads up, Dave.. I'll txt a few guys and see who else is keen....
Gas drivers at Logan don't seem keen, so we'll go back to plan B (Brendale racing) tomorrow.

Kindest regards,
Lars.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 04:58 PM
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Guys - is racing on at Brendan today (Sunday 13th) I wouldn't mind having a captain cook
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 05:27 PM
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Hi mate no racing was yesterday
Next meet is next Friday night 20/1
Cheers
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 05:34 PM
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Hi mate no racing was yesterday
Next meet is next Friday night 20/1
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I assume u mean Friday 18th - thanks
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 05:48 PM
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I assume u mean Friday 18th - thanks
Yeah sorry mate the 18th
Here's the link to the race calendar
http://www.qrccra.org.au/LinkClick.a...id=251&mid=457

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Old Jan 13, 2013, 06:59 PM
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All scales race meet

Sorry guys for leaving just when racing was about to start, the long wait in the heat took its toll on me. I should have been better prepared. Bring on Friday night.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 06:54 PM
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This thread has gone awefully quiet lately; is everyone loosing interest?

This thread has gone awefully quiet lately; is everyone loosing interest?

Changing the subject: changed the rear wheel hub to the other side of the wheel to make tire wear a bit more equal. It turns out that the hub recess is offset so the hub sticks out further on the other side of the wheel however.



Thinking of getting the hub shaved down to fit other side, then just shim the difference of axle lenght and pack the hub out if we move it back to the other side. Any comments or cautionary concerns about this idea?

Dont really want to unglue and glue the tire back again.

Kindest regards,
Lars.
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 04:05 AM
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Hi all,

A quick check in from the ACT.
I attended my first race meet at the local track recently.

At the moment there are no other bike guys so they put me up against a 12th scale Pan Car.
Needless to say I got lapped a couple of times but managed to put on a good show for the car guys who hadn't seen a bike going before.

The good news though is that there was another bike guy guy there who runs a Nitro Thunder Tiger. After seeing my bike he was spewing he didn't bring his out!

He had now decided to buy an TTSB5 Pro though and apparently has a couple of mates who are dead keen. Hopefully they get keen real soon though lol

Also any Sydney guys who run bikes if you can managed to get down to the ACT in a couple of weeks there is another meet running and the club here (who I might say are a top bunch) are happy for us to run a class.

They run timing have power and the track is in good nick and flows really well (I have some footage and will try to upload soon).

Anyway hopefully everything is good up there, I know you have been smashed by the weather a bit lately.

Take care.

Scott
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 03:30 AM
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Hi guys. Sorry I haven't been on here for a while, been busy with work and also moved house over the weekend. We've got no internet at the moment for the next 2wks but will keep a lookout on the wifi at work when I get a chance. Not loosing interest, just busy. Super keen to get back on the track tho. Lars, I'll give u a hand with your rear wheel issue next Friday night. For now u could shim the wheel..

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Old Feb 21, 2013, 03:09 AM
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Shaun,
Do you know if Trent still has a supply of tyres?
Also could you pm or text me Edens details?

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Scott
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 01:53 PM
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Shaun,
Do you know if Trent still has a supply of tyres?

Cheers

Scott
Ring him!

Kindest regards,
Lars.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 12:27 AM
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Gee Lars your pretty sharp........do you think I would have if I had his number?
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 03:07 AM
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Gee Lars your pretty sharp........do you think I would have if I had his number?
You should have received a P,M. with the number.

We visited some friends in Maryborough this last weekend, and se brought the bike with us for a run at the FCRCCC track at Hervey Bay. Hard on tire wear, but awesome traction. Just see for youself:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dftRa-pY0Y8 .



Kindest regards,
Lars.
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