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by Basher67
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Clodtalk winners circle
Topic: December 2017 Winner: BadApples's Bigfoot 1 clodbuster
Replies: 6
Views: 1174

Re: December 2017 Winner: BadApples's Bigfoot 1 clodbuster

Beautiful truck! Very impressive detail.
by Basher67
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Custom Builds, 6x6's, Tracked Vehicles, and other Oddities
Topic: BLIZZARDS 101
Replies: 11
Views: 3378

Re: BLIZZARDS 101

This is my Heavy Metal. I have the newer style tracks on it because, as stated, original parts are very hard to come by. Mine is completely stock and with an 8.4 nimh battery it will do "wheelies" in forward and reverse. These are a ton of fun. When I used to go see the monster truck shows in the la...
by Basher67
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Motor on Axle Monster Trucks
Topic: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Re: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster

Nice. Thanks for the tip. I'll check them out.
by Basher67
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Motor on Axle Monster Trucks
Topic: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Re: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster

You nailed the design concept exactly. Most clods that come my way are broken there from all the stress put in the one spot on the c-hubs. By moving the upper links to the top of the axle, the suspension links have a greater leverage over axle twist and spread the load greatly, which in turn leads t...
by Basher67
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Motor on Axle Monster Trucks
Topic: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Re: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster

Thanks. I'm not sure if mounting the links like this is considered "technically" right or wrong. I might experiment with other designs and geometries just for fun. These old sassy chassis give you alot of options when setting up a suspension. I can tell you that this setup seems to have no bad habit...
by Basher67
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Motor on Axle Monster Trucks
Topic: Basher67's Custom Clodbuster
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Basher67's Custom Clodbuster

This is the first Clod I have tried to do a custom build with. I have owned a few clods over the years and have always restored or fixed and then sold them. The reason for this is I think stock clodbusters suck! :lol: Before the riot over this starts, hear me out. When I was young, quite some time a...
by Basher67
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: General R/C Discussion
Topic: Welcome New Clodtalk Members!
Replies: 1684
Views: 74957

Re: Welcome New Clodtalk Members!

I've been meaning to join this forum for a while. I've been a forum member at RC10talk for a while and decided to join here as well since I always had a love for the monster trucks. I've been working on a custom Clodbuster for a while now and I'm hoping to share my experiences and gain some knowledg...