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Old Jan 21, 2008, 10:28 PM
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FPV trucks in the Desert


The wind has been blowing for a couple of day's and we went out to a Desert Race in Barstow Ca. I wanted to get some race footage from my easystar but the wind gods wouldn't allow it till the next day and then only one flight . Good thing I had my FPV E-Maxx and a buddy with a nitro truck so we could have some fun while we where waiting to load up . This was a blast and the fastest I have driven in FPV. The vibrations weren't to bad concidering how rough the terrain is with rocks everywhere. I think for now on I'll run a body on the E-Maxx after dumping a bunch of dirt out of it when we finished playing. When I get a chance I'll pick up some larger tires (and lower gears) to help smooth out the ride


FPV E-Maxx RC Truck in the Desert (4 min 21 sec)
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 11:24 PM
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crash that was a nice video! I like the chase Althought hes fast!! would be nice to fly I mean ride that in fpv


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Old Jan 22, 2008, 12:59 AM
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Fly FPV, sleep; repeat
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Wow, that guy left you in his dust.... literally!! Looked like fun though. Man, I thought you were going to smash into him or his truck at the end. lol Remember... "tag your it!"
Old Jan 22, 2008, 01:19 AM
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Yeah he has a Hopped up big motor and some bling on that thing, it really moves . We had a blast running around and forgot about the wind. The bummer though it's always over heating or going out of range and shuts off . Can't drive under 3/4 thottle or it dies and won't restart til it cools down not to mention the glow plugs he kept replacing , it's got some small issues he needs to work out .
We placed a Hobby-Lobby FlyCamOne v2 camera on it but the high speed and low to the ground view made it impossible to watch as it was just a blurr. I won't risk my wireless gear on it with no protection and I've seen that thing flipping wildly through the air .
Old Jan 22, 2008, 02:40 AM
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When I get a chance I'll pick up some larger tires (and lower gears) to help smooth out the ride
http://www.vimeo.com/625658
Yeah while you at the store, also pick up a nitro engine and then head over to Schucks auto and pick a Sneaky Pete NOS tank!!! That will show your buddy a thing or two and perhaps kick dirt on his hood this time!!!

Very cool video Scott!!! Once again .. a never disappointing vid!!!!
Old Jan 22, 2008, 10:34 AM
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That was a cool video Scott . Matt's nitro truck is fast . I think 2 trucks is a fun race but the trucks should have the same power plant lol .
Old Jan 22, 2008, 11:26 PM
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Thanks guys That was fun . I have another video from the same day I'll share later. I'm working on my buddy Matt to get a new E-maxx and set him up with FPV gear. He's not much into flying other then he spots for me but he's sold on the FPV driving thing . What ever it takes to get them pluged in...
Old Jan 23, 2008, 12:48 AM
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What ever it takes to get them pluged in...
That's where you 'accidentally cross post' over in the RC Car section and get those guys hooked
Old Jan 23, 2008, 10:18 AM
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Yeah reel those guys in Crash, More FPVer's the better even if they don't fly (yet )
Old Jan 23, 2008, 11:35 AM
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Just trying to get a nut.
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Old Jan 23, 2008, 11:36 AM
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Not mine.


Not mine. Found it on Youtube.

I don't know, why it made me chuckle...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Mz2W...eature=related
Old Jan 23, 2008, 12:19 PM
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Pretty cool. Needs more power though. I was hoping to see the coke cans flying across the room!
Old Jan 23, 2008, 02:23 PM
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looks like someone needs a coilgun for their tank
Old Jan 23, 2008, 11:12 PM
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FPV on ecscavator and air snow boat


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Old Jan 23, 2008, 11:20 PM
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That tank video got me thinking 2 guys battling with tanks in FPV might be fun


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