Saturday, April 07, 2007

R/C car fun

Ever wonder what happens when a Traxxax Tmax uses a Nitro sport as a jump ramp? Well I found out and here are the results.

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Here is the front end being held together with 5 zip ties and some epoxy.

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This is with the zip ties removed.

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Here are the parts that were broken. The front shock tower, the left front shock, the steering servo and one of the tie rods was bent.

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The collision pulled one of the screws out of the steering servo.

In the end I'm going to have to replace about $20 worth of parts and I'm lucky that I have another servo around. It was quite a sight to see though. My nitro sport and Paul's T-maxx hit head on and his T-maxx got about 2 feet of air off of my car. Needless to say his came out as the winner.
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