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Thread: Way off, who's into R/C stuff?

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    ...reminds me of the scene in Back To The Future with the remote controlled time machine DeLorean...
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    Just wondering who if anyone's into R/C stuff..
    Well, if building a BattleBot counts as R/C stuff, then I am

    Have been working on this &)($!&()^ thing for like a year so far, and no end in sight. Ah well... It's been a serious learning experience.
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    Battlebots? Pfft! I'm getting a team together for the only real tech competition.....Junkyard Wars!
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    Junkyard wars is really cool, but they messed it up in the new season. It was so much better with the british guy and chick (like in the first and seconds season)

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    Oh, I freely admit that JYW rocks the house But BBots (and various other comps) are within the realm of possibility for me

    I just hope Ahmet Zappa doesn't come back for Robotica season 2....*cringe*
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