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    Thank you! Yes, still stock electronics so far,...

    Thank you! Yes, still stock electronics so far, but considering an upgrade when something breaks...

    Axle was easily fixed and just caused a bit of an awkward landing. Glad I was organised for...
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    Ah that makes sense re the separate power supply...

    Ah that makes sense re the separate power supply - I was wondering how it was going to work if powered from the rig. [emoji106]

    To be honest I think a simple paint job on the RV would work best -...
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    Haha, know what you mean, but was easily fixed (I...

    Haha, know what you mean, but was easily fixed (I already had spares in stock!!).


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    Thanks Squeegie. To be honest the Traxxas HD...

    Thanks Squeegie. To be honest the Traxxas HD steel ones have served me quite well, but maybe the heavier wheel/tyre assemblies are pushing things a bit more... Good to know that youíve been happy...
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    Great idea! Canít believe youíre thinking about...

    Great idea! Canít believe youíre thinking about the next project already... [emoji23] Loving your work, that trailer is brilliant - LED lights too?! Fantastic. [emoji106]


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    Yeah these are the steel HD Traxxas ones but Iíve...

    Yeah these are the steel HD Traxxas ones but Iíve still broken a couple at the pin hole. Easy fix but still a bit annoying. Are the MIP ones worth the investment do you think?


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  7. Thread: Project Retro

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    Ha, or the alternative I guess is: ...

    Ha, or the alternative I guess is:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210416/6775944cc26d9b344312a9ec35b424ba.jpg

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]


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    The Evolution of a 4x4 Ultimate

    Hmm, starting to have second thoughts about these belted tyres... the extra rotational inertia seems to really have taken some of the Ďpunchí under acceleration away. More than I thought it would....
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    Thank you! Hoping the paint lasts ok - I always...

    Thank you! Hoping the paint lasts ok - I always stick adhesive foam pads on the inside, fingers crossed it holds up ok...
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    Haha thatís brilliant! Yes Iím definitely not...

    Haha thatís brilliant! Yes Iím definitely not going to push things any further!!


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    Thanks xagoras. Yeah Iíd love to go with some...

    Thanks xagoras.

    Yeah Iíd love to go with some more scale looking flares but Iím pretty sure those ones need a smaller cut-out on the body. It would be ideal if Traxxas didnít pre-trim the shell...
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    Thanks Bach - yes I saw that video, Iím going to...

    Thanks Bach - yes I saw that video, Iím going to leave mine unpainted as Iím not too sure how durable painted ones would be (although they do look good!).

    Thatís a good suggestion about the lights...
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    A few more pics while the sun is out... ...

    A few more pics while the sun is out...

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    Thanks, yes I donít think it will stay looking...

    Thanks, yes I donít think it will stay looking that shiny for long! The 1:1 version definitely has a few more scratches from playing in the mud! [emoji1787]
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    Finally a bit of progress... still waiting on...

    Finally a bit of progress... still waiting on some paint to finish off door hinges and headlight surrounds, but itís getting there.

    Not a faithful replica of my 1:1, but a useable crawler that...
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    Got a new toy today!

    Really neat - all that thought and attention to detail has really paid off. Nice one.

    The big question we all want to know the answer to is what youíll do with the front half you have left...
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    Nice! Thatís turned out really well. A lot of...

    Nice! Thatís turned out really well. A lot of work for sure but worth it to get something unique. Love it! [emoji106]


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    Haha thatís brilliant (and brave!). Thatís quite...

    Haha thatís brilliant (and brave!). Thatís quite an RC collection! [emoji41]


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    Haha, erm I have no idea what you mean...! ...

    Haha, erm I have no idea what you mean...!

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    To be fair theyíre not all mine... Half are my sonís (although the beer...
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    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] Sent from my...

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]


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    Nice! Thatís worked out really well with the tent...

    Nice! Thatís worked out really well with the tent - very neat indeed! [emoji106]


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    Very true - thatís exactly what Iíve just been...

    Very true - thatís exactly what Iíve just been doing! Took absolutely ages to remove all the plastic parts from the silver shell...

    Thanks for the roof tent link - Iíll measure up, it may just...
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    [emoji23] yes letís hope it works, I canít...

    [emoji23] yes letís hope it works, I canít justify buying another bodyshell just now!


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    Nice work - looks really neat, bet it was scary...

    Nice work - looks really neat, bet it was scary making the first cut! Any excuse to get the proper tools out! [emoji16][emoji106]


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    It did! Not sure how well it would hold up on a...

    It did! Not sure how well it would hold up on a basher but using Tamiya PS-55 Flat Clear seems to have given a good base for genuine Land Rover aerosol paint. Seems very resilient to flaking and...
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