Just picked one of these up – an aluminium ride height gauge for RC buggies. This particular model passed me by when it first came out – turns out it’s a cracker! I’ll take a brief detour into the history of Rayspeed – and why it is now a dead brand. Rayspeed was the “personal” […]Read more "A handy little RC tool – Rayspeed RS-32"
Well, turns out I do need to make a parts order – albeit not the one I expected… Managed to get across the the Caldicot club tonight – http://www.caldicotrcracers.co.uk. Friendly folks and an enjoyable track , which the Yokomo handled well from the start. Unfortunately, the big crossover jump caused me a problem in the […]Read more "Carnage at Caldicot…"
I’ll (hopefully) be off racing for the first time in three months tonight… and I’ve decided to readjust the gearbox mesh on the B-MAX! Took a few fine shims out to make it a bit freer, I don’t think there is any backlash to speak of… time will tell if I have ballsed it up […]Read more "Advance warning of a parts order…"
Central bearings weakness ? – oOple.com Forums. First mention I’ve seen of problems with the centre gearbox – you may have read on this very blog about my mods to that area – looks like I may have been wise to do so after all! And a big thumbs up to oOple in general – […]Read more "Central bearings weakness ? – oOple.com Forums"
After much fine tuning (ahem) during the NE indoor regional series this is the setup I settled on for the B-MAX4. Takes the edge off the steering and adds some positivity to the traction while retaining the great ride quality. I won’t try and sell it to you with race results as they are poor […]Read more "My indoor setup for the Yokomo B-MAX4"
First of all, an apology. I have mislaid the camera case which has the USB cable in it so there are no pictures. I’m more gutted by the fact that the case also contains all our memory cards from the last few years… Teesside regional Moving swiftly back to the topic of the Yokomo B-MAX4, […]Read more "More news on the B-MAX4"
A belated update on what I have been up to with the B-MAX4 for the last couple of weeks… Thursday 27th November – Longbenton club meeting This was the shakedown. Longbenton is mostly a touring car club so the track was flat as a pancake and slippy (it’s a wood floor in a school hall). […]Read more "Race reports and a dodgy modification…"