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Thread: IMPBA D1 - Northern Lights MBC - 2018 "THE CAN-AM" Aug 18 & 19.

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    Need another Spec Mono and Spec Cat, Howard had to bail...

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    Ughhhh.

    Looks like the Q cats will run with or without me so take me out of Q and put me in spec cat.

    I have a half dozen spec mono. Terry, you wanna run one?
    glue sniffer

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    Quote Originally Posted by T.S.Davis View Post
    Ughhhh.

    Looks like the Q cats will run with or without me so take me out of Q and put me in spec cat.

    I have a half dozen spec mono. Terry, you wanna run one?


    Good deal.

    Thanks for the offer but as my 'ol Uncle Bill (McGraw) used to say: "I'll be busier than a one legged man at a butt kicking contest".

    Plus I'd prolly let the magic smoke out ...
    Last edited by Terry Keeley; 08-01-2018 at 05:00 PM.

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    Two weeks to go and 173 boats entered so far, shaping up to be a record turnout!

    If you're sitting on the fence for this one come on in, the water's great!

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    Terry, when is yer cut off for entry?

    I was going to drop Tyler into mono to make the class but that makes us 12 classes from one canopy. We can do it but it's less fun in truth. If spec mono doesn't make it doesn't make. No worries. Jut want to get my act together in time.
    glue sniffer

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    Cut off is 5pm Friday before the race.

    Don't run yourself ragged, we want everyone to have fun!

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    I'll make sure the scale is all ready to run for Ty
    We call ourselves the "Q"

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmikepags View Post
    I'll make sure the scale is all ready to run for Ty
    Thanks Mike. See ya Friday.
    Giant Power Team Driver

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    Sorry I can’t help fill classes. It’s been a rough year again, yada, yada...

    Might drop by to watch.
    Nortavlag Bulc

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmikepags View Post
    I'll make sure the scale is all ready to run for Ty
    Thanks Mike. If you have radio to run that on it would probably be good/better.
    glue sniffer

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    yea terry Ill make it RTR!!!!
    We call ourselves the "Q"

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    Really looking forward to seeing these FE 1/8th Scales race.
    Randy Rapedius IMPBA #14315 CD
    Founding Member of Northern Lights Model Boat Club. Est 2002
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/167549743410494/

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    some very good boats in the field and they all look awesome, well except for my coors light, its been rode hard and put away wet!!!! LITERALLY
    We call ourselves the "Q"

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    Hey Randy, how come you're not racing open cat???
    We call ourselves the "Q"

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmikepags View Post
    Hey Randy, how come you're not racing open cat???
    Because I’m up in the CD tower most of the race. Lol.
    Randy Rapedius IMPBA #14315 CD
    Founding Member of Northern Lights Model Boat Club. Est 2002
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/167549743410494/

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmikepags View Post
    some very good boats in the field and they all look awesome, well except for my coors light, its been rode hard and put away wet!!!! LITERALLY
    Yeah but she's still a runner!
    TOY BOAT RACER
    IMPBA Dist.13 Director
    IMPBA National Records Director 2009-2019
    IMPBA 19887CD
    NAMBA 1169

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    Just got word the IMPBA has released a technical document concerning motors for FE 1/8th Scale.

    As the Can-Am is an IMPBA sanctioned event we must adhere to the IMPBA Rule Book so this technical document must be followed at our race:

    https://nebula.wsimg.com/f7b28fb053d...&alloworigin=1

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    Nice job Mike. Keep up the good work.
    glue sniffer

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    So we are allowing those motors on the technical documentation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Todd Fleury View Post
    So we are allowing those motors on the technical documentation?
    Yes, that's why it was posted...

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    I don't know anybody that has them at the moment. Not at this event at least.
    glue sniffer

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    Document seems to be missing at least a decades worth of data on proven motors plete, lehner, neu. Now I'm supposed to chuck Quality motors for the list stated.... don't think so.
    News flash.... this is not an entry level class. Trying to save 150 -250 bucks on a 2k boat ?? Whaaaat ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaike5 View Post
    Document seems to be missing at least a decades worth of data on proven motors plete, lehner, neu. Now I'm supposed to chuck Quality motors for the list stated.... don't think so.
    News flash.... this is not an entry level class. Trying to save 150 -250 bucks on a 2k boat ?? Whaaaat ?
    Easy there fella... Sentence #2 in the document reads

    "This is, of course, in addition to the currently approved motors that are listed in the IMBPA rulebook."

    Later,
    Ball

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    It's a list of motors added to the ones already approved:


    "This is, of course, in addition to the currently approved motors that are listed in the IMBPA rulebook."

    https://nebula.wsimg.com/496534c469b...&alloworigin=1

    J-6 4e:

    e. Only one brushed motor of any type or one brushless motor from the following types, Lehner
    22xx series, Neu 15xx series and Plett 370. Any other brushless motor is subject to technical
    approval.

    Gonna miss you and Deb at the race this year, hope to see you in 2019!

    edit: Mike beat me to it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaike5 View Post
    Document seems to be missing at least a decades worth of data on proven motors plete, lehner, neu. Now I'm supposed to chuck Quality motors for the list stated.... don't think so.
    News flash.... this is not an entry level class. Trying to save 150 -250 bucks on a 2k boat ?? Whaaaat ?
    Hey country cottage boy. Read the fine print. Lol.

    You SURE you don’t want to come and play with some toy boats?
    Randy Rapedius IMPBA #14315 CD
    Founding Member of Northern Lights Model Boat Club. Est 2002
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/167549743410494/

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    Well Randy I didn't want to say the real reason you don't run your cat in open class, you know when you got beat by a Q-cat, and lost your chance for the Oneda cup.... Bahaha !!

    Thanks Terry, I mite come down and test the thickness of your skin !!


    Mike ( McFly ) sorry I jumeded the gun, I was back to the future and don't want an other *!***!***!***!**s storm like the spec class.

    Cheers, Jay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaike5 View Post
    Well Randy I didn't want to say the real reason you don't run your cat in open class, you know when you got beat by a Q-cat, and lost your chance for the Oneda cup.... Bahaha !!

    Thanks Terry, I mite come down and test the thickness of your skin !!


    Mike ( McFly ) sorry I jumeded the gun, I was back to the future and don't want an other *!***!***!***!**s storm like the spec class.

    Cheers, Jay.
    Awwe comon, your not racing?! Lol. We're short on FE this race
    Giant Power Team Driver

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaike5 View Post
    Well Randy I didn't want to say the real reason you don't run your cat in open class, you know when you got beat by a Q-cat, and lost your chance for the Oneda cup.... Bahaha !!

    Thanks Terry, I mite come down and test the thickness of your skin !!


    Mike ( McFly ) sorry I jumeded the gun, I was back to the future and don't want an other *!***!***!***!**s storm like the spec class.

    Cheers, Jay.
    Hi Jay, Missed you at the Cup/ Nats.
    Put that Plett of yours in a Scale and run her on 8s. We need some feedback on what that brings to the party!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaike5 View Post

    Thanks Terry, I mite come down and test the thickness of your skin !!
    Come on down, if even just for a visit, will be good to see you and Debra again.

    When I told Chantale Deb wasn't coming to help sell tickets she was bummed...

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    Kevin and I were talking about that Plett Friday night. It will probably take a 472/3 on 8s.
    glue sniffer

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