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Doc Creed

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Nov 18, 2015
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Any and all videos that don't fit in other threads, post here. It's fine if you want to post a song here but preferably non-musical videos. We have several threads devoted to that. Sometimes, I don't want to clutter Random Thoughts thread even though it's permissible. Is this okay? Mods, If this thread is redundant or can be blended with a video thread that I don't know about, be my guest. Thanks.

 

GNTLGNT

The idiot is IN
Jun 15, 2007
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#4
That looks like fun. Are you really going to do this or were you joking?
...oh heck no I wasn't joking!.....I used to "pilot" many a Cox gas powered vehicle when I was a kid, and since then I've had an assortment of toy style R/C, but I've bought into the Beginner level of adult Radio Control......these trucks are 1/10 scale and have been clocked at actual speeds up to 45 mph, and other styles go even faster....this is the unit I just bought.....

 

Doc Creed

Well-Known Member
Nov 18, 2015
15,176
68,404
United States
#5
...oh heck no I wasn't joking!.....I used to "pilot" many a Cox gas powered vehicle when I was a kid, and since then I've had an assortment of toy style R/C, but I've bought into the Beginner level of adult Radio Control......these trucks are 1/10 scale and have been clocked at actual speeds up to 45 mph, and other styles go even faster....this is the unit I just bought.....

That's awesome. Some friends and I used to race ours and build obstacles when we were kids. Remote control airplanes, too, although I didn't have my own plane. Too expensive.
Yeah, I was going to ask about speed because the one in the video was bookin', lol. The ones I remember lumbered over dirt mounds and sounded like a wheezing garbage disposal.
 

GNTLGNT

The idiot is IN
Jun 15, 2007
81,603
312,970
56
Cambridge, Ohio
#6
That's awesome. Some friends and I used to race ours and build obstacles when we were kids. Remote control airplanes, too, although I didn't have my own plane. Too expensive.
Yeah, I was going to ask about speed because the one in the video was bookin', lol. The ones I remember lumbered over dirt mounds and sounded like a wheezing garbage disposal.
....watch THIS....see if it flips you out as much as it did me......
 

ghost19

"Have I run too far to get home?"
Sep 25, 2011
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Arkansas
#10
...oh heck no I wasn't joking!.....I used to "pilot" many a Cox gas powered vehicle when I was a kid, and since then I've had an assortment of toy style R/C, but I've bought into the Beginner level of adult Radio Control......these trucks are 1/10 scale and have been clocked at actual speeds up to 45 mph, and other styles go even faster....this is the unit I just bought.....

And now you bring your kamikaze driving style to the R/C world? ;)
 

Paddy C

All Hail The KING...
Sep 18, 2017
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Drogheda, Ireland
#16
...oh heck no I wasn't joking!.....I used to "pilot" many a Cox gas powered vehicle when I was a kid, and since then I've had an assortment of toy style R/C, but I've bought into the Beginner level of adult Radio Control......these trucks are 1/10 scale and have been clocked at actual speeds up to 45 mph, and other styles go even faster....this is the unit I just bought.....

Nice one, GNTLGNT! That looks cool as...
 
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