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bemoore
2007.04.21, 07:27 PM
There are two races left in the season. Then what? Is there going to be a Summer series? Or is everyone going 1/10 scale racing? Or is Summer just a bad time for racing? My interest in RC is increasing, and I'd like to keep racing in some fashion, but I'm not really interested in traveling long distances, or spending a lot. I admire you Chattanooga guys. You're much more diehard than I am. Traveling that far would be too much for me.

So... what's going on after the current Mini-Z season?

Programmers
2007.04.21, 07:43 PM
This is my first season in the HFAY so don't quote me on this but I think the next season will start the following month after this seasons last event.

Programmers
2007.04.21, 07:45 PM
Oh, and don't forget to get the new motor. :D

will3kgt
2007.04.21, 08:11 PM
HFAY continues into the summer months as well. Each season lasts 6 months.

pinoyboy
2007.04.22, 09:31 AM
I bought a 1/18 RC18T for the summer, anyone wanna join me? :p

AtlRC
2007.04.22, 12:00 PM
There are two races left in the season. Then what? Is there going to be a Summer series? Or is everyone going 1/10 scale racing? Or is Summer just a bad time for racing? My interest in RC is increasing, and I'd like to keep racing in some fashion, but I'm not really interested in traveling long distances, or spending a lot. I admire you Chattanooga guys. You're much more diehard than I am. Traveling that far would be too much for me.

So... what's going on after the current Mini-Z season?

If there is enough interest, which I expect there will be, we will start a summer series soon after this season. It will probably run until sometime in September.

I'll start a poll soon to see who is interested.

ChattavegasSE
2007.04.22, 04:27 PM
I bought a 1/18 RC18T for the summer, anyone wanna join me? :p
I was thinking about an RC18R. :D

pinoyboy
2007.04.22, 04:37 PM
I was thinking about an RC18R. :D

That would be cool, i could get the conversion parts if I wanted to do some on road :D

bemoore
2007.04.22, 08:17 PM
Where are RC18R's being raced? I've been reading on a local Georgia RC forum about local racing, and the only on-road racing around here (other than our Mini-Z's) is 1/10 scale touring cars and Mini Coopers at Sugar Bowl and Primetime. And if I understand correctly, this past weekend was the last at the Sugar Bowl. So that leaves Primetime in Calhoun, which is a 160 mile round trip for me.

Of course this may be all moot if Patrick does a Mini-Z Summer series.

Oh, and what's this about a new 'stock' motor. I just bought a new Kyosho motor (same time I bought the ill-fated 3010 FETs). I haven't even opened it yet. Is it already obsolete?

Ninja
2007.04.22, 09:02 PM
I dont think 160 miles round trip is too much to go racing. We drive that one way to race in ATL. But if you would like to race 1:10 I have a car that I'm willing to sell. I have alot of parts for it. E-mail if you are interested.

hpgod
2007.04.23, 06:02 AM
I have been told hoobytown in duluth is putting up a carpet track in the vacent shop next to the existing shop.

Pinboy ever want to run the rc18t a dirt track I have one setup in the backyard. I live just 5 minutes south of the sugarbowl. It is a tight 10-13 second track with 4 single jumps a table top ski jump on a 8 turn track. barriers are black plastic landscape edging. The rc18 has to be setup to steer.

Art Shull

russp
2007.04.23, 08:01 AM
I have been told hoobytown in duluth is putting up a carpet track in the vacent shop next to the existing shop.

Pinboy ever want to run the rc18t a dirt track I have one setup in the backyard. I live just 5 minutes south of the sugarbowl. It is a tight 10-13 second track with 4 single jumps a table top ski jump on a 8 turn track. barriers are black plastic landscape edging. The rc18 has to be setup to steer.

Art Shull

Oh yes, that would be most excellent. I would guess that would be 18th scale or smaller if they do it. I will definitely participate if they do this.

arch2b
2007.04.23, 08:59 AM
Where are RC18R's being raced? I've been reading on a local Georgia RC forum about local racing, and the only on-road racing around here (other than our Mini-Z's) is 1/10 scale touring cars and Mini Coopers at Sugar Bowl and Primetime. And if I understand correctly, this past weekend was the last at the Sugar Bowl. So that leaves Primetime in Calhoun, which is a 160 mile round trip for me.

Of course this may be all moot if Patrick does a Mini-Z Summer series.

Oh, and what's this about a new 'stock' motor. I just bought a new Kyosho motor (same time I bought the ill-fated 3010 FETs). I haven't even opened it yet. Is it already obsolete?
brian posted a notice on the hfay website regarding the new spec motor for season 4 july-dec. it will be available thru this shop anyday/hour now.

check the rules for season 4 if they are posted. don't quote me but i think it you opt not to purchase the spec motor you may be able to run other stock motors already accepted. i will have to double check that myself. the new motor should change things up a bit as the speeds will increase a little. we've had 3 good seasons to practice with stock motors though;)

pinoyboy
2007.04.23, 09:31 AM
I have been told hoobytown in duluth is putting up a carpet track in the vacent shop next to the existing shop.

Pinboy ever want to run the rc18t a dirt track I have one setup in the backyard. I live just 5 minutes south of the sugarbowl. It is a tight 10-13 second track with 4 single jumps a table top ski jump on a 8 turn track. barriers are black plastic landscape edging. The rc18 has to be setup to steer.

Art Shull

That would be sweet if they do make an indoor track! Art, I'd also like to try your dirt track out one day :D I'll probably buy a few more battery packs and then see if I can come up there one day if you and your family don't mind.

As for a mini z summer season, i'm definately in! If the hfay spec motor give you speeds anywhere near what other stock fet safe motors do, i think my times might go up! I use a fet safe motor in my mr-02 for modified, and I have to use foam tires to get all that power down! :p

arch2b
2007.04.23, 10:03 AM
the spec motor specs will be posted. they are essentially identical to the existing atomic standard motor which is sold as a stock fet safe motor by atomic. we've tested the atomic standard motor in all platforms and found them to be safe.