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I gotta tellya man,...when you first dropped in on Proptopia a hundred years ago, no offense, but now, I gotta tellya,....you are on talented mother-effer. SEAN BISHOP
Far451 wrote: ↑July 29th, 2021, 10:17 am Hi,User Austin has ID'd the wheels/tyres here
Can you confirm where the Facebook pictures are from?
I'm interested in building the same, I have a couple of working ghost traps, and have done lots of RC work.
I did find the images on the Facebook page did not match the images in the trailer.
The Rims seemed right, but the tires are ribbed in the trailer. I don't think it's because they are spinning so fast, but I could be wrong.
I plan to post the build here, but am at a standstill trying to figure out the tires and chassis. From the picture and original ghost trap measurements, the wheel base is approx 8" or 180mm, the wheels have a 3.5" or 80mm hub and are about 6" or 150mm in dia. For the life of me, I cant find ribbed tires that match those sizes.
Any hints would be great.
Arty V wrote: ↑August 5th, 2021, 4:44 pm If the RC car is set up for it then absolutely it can "keep up" with a full sized car.I'll be honest, I just assumed the RTV in the latest trailer was CGI! That is SO cool that these things are that fast.
RC cars enjoy a high power-to-weight ratio and a relatively small mass allowing them to keep up or out perform full-scale cars at times. The RC10 that was used in the Clint Eastwood film "The Dead Pool" regularly out-paced the the stunt cars while filming on streets in San Francisco. And that was 35 years ago.
As far as the highly modified and customized car/RTV in the trailer....it sure looks fast enough to me
Far451 wrote: ↑August 25th, 2021, 11:09 pm 4- There appears to be a clear LED where the barcode used to be. It's off to the side.On the original Trap props, there was a small bulb to the right of the bargraph on the forward indicator... This bulb lit up after the bargraph had illuminated.
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