Archive for August, 2011

Axial Wraith – Rock Crawler

Posted by CobyR on August 24th, 2011

So I broke down and went out to Cooper Racing and Repair and purchased the Axial Wraith tonight – looking forward to some rock crawling with other RC Crawler enthusiasts here in Bend, OR this coming weekend. Watch for more photos. Here are a few pictures to see the beast I’m talking about: So far […]

Earthquake 8E – Breakage and Hop-ups Issue #1

Posted by CobyR on August 22nd, 2011

So I’ve had my Redcat Racing Earthquake 8E for almost a month now. Including my own stupidity for getting it wet and burning out the ESC here are the items I have HAD to replace on the vehicle: Replaced ESC with a HobbyKing XERUN 150A ESC Replaced connectors on batteries with deans connectors instead of […]

Madison Ruby Conference 2011

Posted by CobyR on August 21st, 2011

It was a great conference @madisonruby, and I’ve been to a lot of them…  Although I haven’t entirely decided if it was an awesome conference in it’s own right, or if I just had an awesome time. Don’t get me wrong Jim and Jen and their staff did an incredible job, and it was a […]

Cooper Racing and Repair – a day at the track

Posted by CobyR on August 16th, 2011

I had ordered a replacement ESC(Electronic Speed Controller) for the one that I burned out while running on the beach (water + electronics => fail).  I went with the HobbyWing XERUN 150A.  When it came it, it had the deans connectors on it instead of the banana clips that the factory ESC had shipped with. […]

More adventures with my Earthquake 8E

Posted by CobyR on August 9th, 2011

Last weekend after Cascadia Ruby Conf I headed down to Depoe Bay for some time on the coast with my family.  It was a great time.  This post is about my experiences with my Earthquake 8E and how things went on the beach. So I got a two good runs in before managing to incapacitate […]