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    Sticky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkzqGiPyT5g

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkzqGiPyT5g
  2. The video was edited. The tires had received a...

    The video was edited. The tires had received a long burnout and in subsequent runs, longer burnouts, clearly smelling the tires, and to the touch, they are hot. It helps but still doesn't allow you...
  3. Agreed, it doesn't feel like endpoint or expo...

    Agreed, it doesn't feel like endpoint or expo adjustments. It really does feel you are adjusting "punch" or amp draw right there on the radio.
  4. When I took the video it was windy that day. The...

    When I took the video it was windy that day. The differences in drivability was minor with head, tail, and cross winds.
  5. We continue to have fun with ours as we tune and...

    We continue to have fun with ours as we tune and get it to launch faster and faster. Practice until the timing system comes out :)
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    Pics are online and unboxing videos. It is a...

    Pics are online and unboxing videos. It is a green motor and branded with castle. The thought of a first edition is cool but it's clearly labeled Castle and has no traxxas branding on it.
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    I did. In fact I was asked why I kept doing...

    I did. In fact I was asked why I kept doing burnouts before EACH run. I didn't have a temp guage but the tires were very warm. What you saw in the videos where mostly maintenance burnouts to keep...
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    Agreed. I do not think the hobby shop should...

    Agreed. I do not think the hobby shop should limit the purchase to someone with prepped surfaces. Wanna race in a parking lot, go ahead. Want to race at a drag racing facility. Go ahead. The...
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    I'm sorry the first video may have left a bad...

    I'm sorry the first video may have left a bad impression. This is the first unboxing that was done where the car was driven far more mild and tracks straight as an arrow. It also has a nasty...
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    Agreed. When at a good hobby shop and someone...

    Agreed. When at a good hobby shop and someone asks about the 10th and 12th scale pan cars, the seller will ask where they race it. They will continue to explain the importance of truing tires,...
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    Agreed. It would be important that a new...

    Agreed. It would be important that a new customer is told this thing needs to be tuned like the full scale cars.
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    Honestly, I didn't think you were calling me an...

    Honestly, I didn't think you were calling me an idiot. Did you even use the word? :) (edit, I re-read it and you did, but still not upset)
    Everything you said is right. I'm a newb at this. ...
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    I would say if your goal is to get top speed runs...

    I would say if your goal is to get top speed runs back and forth. It isn't for you. But with the timing system and some fellow owners, heck yeah this will be fun. Epsecially since the timing...
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    I'm the guy :) And you are right, more practice...

    I'm the guy :) And you are right, more practice was required for sure. I was on the fence on if we should do all the passes or just the clean ones. I decided to show them all. You'll see clearly...
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    And now video! Yes, shocked to see they got them...

    And now video! Yes, shocked to see they got them so fast.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkzqGiPyT5g
  16. Unboxing video, TQI overview, 3s lipo gps, and nasty head to head crash.

    Just got it today. Posted up an unboxing video followed by an overview of the specific TQi functions (burnout, stage, race). Got a local police officer to radar the car on 3s lipo and some heads up...
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