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Old 03-09-2007, 04:20 AM   #101
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wow that think turned out nicely. ive been watching this one from the get go. great job.
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:33 AM   #102
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Natalie, you did a really good job on your tuber frame. I don't even think that you could hire a pro who could do as well.

I'll tell you one thing, if you show up at any meets with that Bug, all the guys will take one look at your Bug and pack up and go home. And tell their mommy that they got beat by a girl. :-(



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Old 03-09-2007, 09:43 AM   #103
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It has to be one of the nicest build up on RCC site to this date. The details and the craftsmanship of the tube chassis is downright amazing. Now I bet it is a great feeling to be able to wheel the snot out of the VW after the unholy hours spent fabricating it.
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Old 03-09-2007, 10:37 AM   #104
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Exceptional build.... Without a doubt one of the cleanest
I've seen yet.

Inspirational ! You've set the bar very high for us budding tuber noobs.
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Old 03-09-2007, 11:57 PM   #105
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looks cool man. i need to learn how to braze so i can start on tube work.
i can teach u. Been brazing all day today. and all day yesterday!
also, a very kickass tuber. Just adding more ideas to my little underaged mind. I brazed the pliers to the table today, yes i was very bored...

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Old 03-10-2007, 12:22 AM   #106
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But now you know how to braze better because of it. How did you prep the pliers before brazing?
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Old 03-10-2007, 12:28 AM   #107
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step 1=
Take grip off
step2=
Heat up pliers
step3=
heat up both table edge and pliers=
step 4
apply brazing rod
step 5=
let cool
step 6=
Put grip back on

step 7=
Laugh your *** off as your dad tries to grab them and their stuck to the table

step8=
get yelled at

Yet another great tutorial by mxrider99!!!!
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Old 03-11-2007, 01:01 AM   #108
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step 1=
Take grip off
step2=
Heat up pliers
step3=
heat up both table edge and pliers=
step 4
apply brazing rod
step 5=
let cool
step 6=
Put grip back on

step 7=
Laugh your *** off as your dad tries to grab them and their stuck to the table

step8=
get yelled at

Yet another great tutorial by mxrider99!!!!
Step9=waste of time lol

this is very nice tuber. it looks great. very clean and innovative!
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Old 03-11-2007, 04:43 PM   #109
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Awesome tuber....very unique!

The detail photos show how nicely everything is built.

I like the cage design and the way the body fits so well too.

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Old 03-11-2007, 05:15 PM   #110
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one sweet rig for sure

i dont have the patience or the skill to build a tuber
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Old 03-11-2007, 05:20 PM   #111
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Wow, I just seen this thread, wicked nice rig!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-17-2007, 02:12 AM   #112
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Hey Nat, How are those punisher shafts holding up? Any probs with them coming off the trans shafts? I spent several hrs and half a dozen drill bits trying to get through mine for my scale rig. If these are good I might give em a try on the next one.
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Old 03-17-2007, 08:56 PM   #113
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WOW man that is the cleanest looking tuber i have ever seen! Nice work!
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Old 03-17-2007, 08:59 PM   #114
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WOW man that is the cleanest looking tuber i have ever seen! Nice work!


Just to let you know.... most girls don't like it when you call them "Man"
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Old 03-17-2007, 11:21 PM   #115
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wow, i wish some of the chicks i hang out with accually made a crawler instead of busting mine all the hell. that tuber is f'in crazy. To bad you arent a few states north...it would be cool to have a chick that could wheel as well as build around the crawling spots and the track
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Old 03-19-2007, 06:37 PM   #116
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Very nice rig .
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Old 03-19-2007, 08:05 PM   #117
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beautiful, just darn beautiful. your better than 80% of us! keep up the good work. and i also love the springs on the drive shafts. who gave you the idea?
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Old 03-20-2007, 08:09 AM   #118
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Hey Nat, How are those punisher shafts holding up? Any probs with them coming off the trans shafts? I spent several hrs and half a dozen drill bits trying to get through mine for my scale rig. If these are good I might give em a try on the next one.
I dont even want to talk about those punisher shafts.... I had ordered the ones that they have pictures of on the website, First off they only sent me one, 2nd they didnt even send what was in the pic, It was this chrome peeled p.o.s, i think their 2nd or 3rd gen shaft. I was so mad. Im sendin it back for a refund. the one on their site is clean and looks bad ***!! this thing they sent wasnt worth no 40$ thats for sure... So I just stuck with the Jato shafts and drilled holes through the inputs at both ends. Its been workin fine. I did manage to strip out a RC4wd locked spool, and i currently have 2 broken CV's lol, so ive been havin fun! The thing definately has enough power!!!! That Hyperion motor is amazing!!! ill try to get some more pics up when i get it fixed.


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Old 03-20-2007, 08:16 AM   #119
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Cool, thanks for the input on the punishers/ crap shafts! I ended up using Maxx shafts on mine, I am just not looking forward to drilling another set of trans shafts.... those things are hard as hell! I bought the R2 from Finishline here in Denver so I checked the quality very close before buying and a few others here are running it and liked it.
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Old 03-20-2007, 08:23 AM   #120
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Wow - definitely one of thee cleanest tube chassis builds ever. One of those builds you can look over for an hour and keep noticing more cool little touches everywhere.
Natalie, that rig is beautiful. Your attention to detail is well above average.
Excellent work!
I've been looking at Punisher shafts too, but I keep hearing bad feedback on them!
Well, the pictures look nice on thier website, anyway.

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