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  1. The Cost of Racing

    There are costs involved with any type of RC racing. In my opinion quitting racing in a class due to the cost of a motor is misguided choice. The average cost of a brushless motor is $79.99 - $99.99. If you are going to quit racing because of the cost of a motor, then how does the cost of tires and rims fall into the equation? the average cost of tires and rims for most classes is approx. $40 -$60 and most racers change out their tires every few weeks. Most motors will last for a year or more. ...
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  2. vote For Pan Car motor rules

    I have have made a decision on the motors allowed at Hobby Central and posted it in the forums. This won't please everyone, but it will please the majority of racers. These rules can be modified at the discretion of Hobby Central - just like any other rule.


    Quote Originally Posted by hobbycentral View Post
    Thinking about this I remembered that we had addressed this 2 years ago in our forums in hobbycentralrc.com . The thread is still there. We agreed to allow the D3.5. Racing at Hobby Central will allow non ROAR motors
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  3. Keeping Racing Going

    Almost anyone can create an RC race program. I say almost anyone, because it does require you to have a large enough space and some money to pay for a lap timing system etc.. Usually it requires that the land be leased and commercial liability insurance being taken out. The initial costs can easily exceed $10,000 and that's before you even hold a race. So you find the place and scrape the cash to get started, that is the easiest part of having an RC race program.

    The two hardest ...
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  4. My Pan Car tuning theory first installment - Kurtis's Corner Breakdown

    OK, so I have had a lot of guys come to me recently to setup their pan cars, and we have had a good bit more interest in the pan car class locally, therefore I have decided to start with a series of blog post to go over my Pan Car tuning theory.

    Let me preface this with the fact that 1) I do not know everything there is to know about chassis setup, but I know how to find answers to my issues 2) this is my theory about tuning and how I attack the issues that I or anyone I help has ...
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  5. Anyone Run One Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by hobbycentral View Post
    We need to set the rules has anyone run theirs with the 17.5 and 2 cell yet?
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