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#76 MSwiss

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Posted 17 October 2018 - 08:28 PM

The Low CG guide continues to do well at the 2018 ISRA Worlds.
 
Earlier today, in the 100 car, 1/32 F1 field, with racers that have confirmed they are using them, they qualified 1st, 2nd, 7th, and 13th.
 
And those 4 cars made it to the final 24, finishing 2nd, 4th, 7th, and 22nd, in the heat races.
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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:26 AM

I edited the above post, with confirmation of new information.

As it turns out, the TQ, and eventual winner, Dominykas Budrys was TQ, and the winner, in 1/32 F1, using the C/R Low CoG guide.

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This pic shows how, in this class, the effort the ISRA racers make, where they can, to replace steel with brass.

It only makes sense to also replace plastic / graphite, with brass.

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Posted 28 October 2018 - 03:50 PM

Congrats to Dominic Luongo on his wins in both GTC (on the 220' American Purple Sovereign) and F1 (on the Gerding King) , at NERR Race #2, at Modelville Hobby, in Ashland, Ma., using the C/R Low CG guides.


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Posted 29 October 2018 - 07:43 AM

I was at Modelville Hobby last Saturday and tried a CL weighted RF guide in F1 on the Gerding king. The car was definitely better with the weighted guide. I could stick it a bit further into the deadman after the guide change and could full punch the donut. I am impressed!

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Posted 29 October 2018 - 08:55 AM

Does the added weight to the front of the car loosen the back up some, or does it just make it harder to deslot without having an impact on traction? Im wondering if its a good item for tuning in specific situations, or if its just plain faster across the board.
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Posted 29 October 2018 - 10:01 AM

My car was already good, but the guide change just seemed to plant the whole car a bit better and I could be more aggressive with it.

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Posted 29 October 2018 - 01:41 PM

Does the added weight to the front of the car loosen the back up some, or does it just make it harder to deslot without having an impact on traction? Im wondering if its a good item for tuning in specific situations, or if its just plain faster across the board.

When I made the first one, and put it on a Retro car, I didn't see a loss in traction.

 

They add an additional .7-.8G of weight.

 

In theory, if you went with conventional wisdom, that weight in the front, loosens up the car, in the case of a Retro car, where you are not tied to the chassis being unmodified, like a stamped car, you would just shave that .7-.8G off the front of car, and your fore-aft weight distribution would remain the same, with just that .7-.8G, lower in the front.

 

That said, I probably sell the most to flexi racers, who can't carve their chassis(but can, if adding weight to their frame, can compensate by adding a bit less, and moving it further back, if possible, to also compensate)

 

PS- congrats on your recent racing successes, in Florida.


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Posted 29 October 2018 - 04:26 PM

Thanks, and I appreciate the reply/explanation. I think my local track was ordering a few weighted guides for inventory, so Ill likely pick a couple up soon. I know the owner has run them in the past.
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Posted 02 November 2018 - 11:41 AM

Big congrats to Keith Libby, on his TQ, win, and runner-up, Matt Bruce, on his TQ and win, Brian "XPro" Cochrane on his runner-up, and Jimmy Williams Jr. on his 3rd, at last Saturday's Retro East race at The Race Place.

 

As the above alludes to, the C/R low CG flag took both TQ's, and 5 of the 6 podium spots , in the GTC and Can Am races, run that day.


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 06:13 PM

Big congrats to Keith Libby, on his TQ, win, and runner-up, Matt Bruce, on his TQ and win, Brian "XPro" Cochrane on his runner-up, and Jimmy Williams Jr. on his 3rd, at last Saturday's Retro East race at The Race Place.

 

As the above alludes to, the C/R low CG flag took both TQ's, and 5 of the 6 podium spots , in the GTC and Can Am races, run that day.

Matt for his TQ , New Track Record and Win. 

 

Mikes guides are the bomb!



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Posted 05 November 2018 - 09:10 PM

Congrats to Ralph Thorne on his wins this past weekend, in LMP and Nascar, FNRS race, at Fast Eddie's, in Pinellas Park, using the C/R Low CG guides.

 

Also, congrats to James Johnson, on his 2nd Place finish in GTP, also using the C/R Low CG guide.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:49 PM

Another congrats, to Keith Libby, on his Stocker win, earlier today, at Fall Brawl IX, against a super-duper field of All Star, retro racers.

 

I really appreciate he uses the CR Low CG guide, as a portion, of his winning combination.

 

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Posted 09 December 2018 - 01:46 PM

Congrats to 3rd, Steve Ploskunak,  2nd, Dan Ebert, 1st, Ricky Rick Bennardo Jr. on their Can-Am sweep, at the Penn-Ohio Retro Race #4,  at NESCR.

 

 

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 02:32 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on using the low CG flag to win F1, at Penn-Ohio Race #5, at MMW, this past Saturday.

 

Also, congrats to Jason Dennis , on his TQ, and podium finish, in Can Am.

 

Jason also used a C/R Versa-bracket, which swept all 3 races, with the 2 wins by Cap, and the win by Bud Bartos, in Stocker.

 

 

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 12:25 PM

Big congrats to the fast cats in Retro East, Jimmy Williams Jr., Matt Bruce, and Brian "X-Pro" Cochrane taking 5 of the 6 podiums, including both wins, at RE Event #5 at Fast Tracks, using the C/R Low CG guide.

 

Both TQ's, Jimmy Williams Jr. & Keith Libby, also used it.

 

All 3 Stockers also used the C/R 2 degree guide tongue, and the top 2 Can Am used the C/R Versa-bracket.

 

http://slotblog.net/...pa/#entry739363

 

Post #5 for PDF of race report.


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Posted 14 January 2019 - 09:37 PM

Congrats to Jason Dennis on his Can Am win, this past Saturday, at the ORS-KOR Series race at MMW, using the C/R Low CG guide.

 

3rd place finisher, Bud Bartos , also used one, while 2nd place finisher, Greg Mayer, had a C/R pinned guide on his car.


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Posted 05 February 2019 - 10:23 AM

Congrats to Keith Libby on his two TQ's, one win, and one 2nd place finish, using the C/R low CG flag, this past weekend, at Reto East Event #7, at Speedzone.

 

I'll also try to get caught up, ASAP,  with winners, and podiums, in recent races, I missed.


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Posted 11 February 2019 - 12:06 PM

Big congrats to the drivers on Team Chubby, for their win, and World Record run , at the 24 Hours of Ohio, at MMW, this past weekend, running the C/R Low CG Red Fox guide shoe.

 

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 09:18 AM

Congrats to Jason Dennis(GTC-FK) and Greg Fox(F1) on their wins, this past weekend, at ORS-KOR Race #6, at Tom Thumb Hobbies, using the CR Low CG flags.


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Posted 03 March 2019 - 07:32 PM

Congrats to Jerry Herbert Jr., Keith Libby, and Dom Luongo, on their 1,2,3 sweep, in both classes, at Retro East Event #9, at The Race Place, using the CR Low CG guide.


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Posted 04 March 2019 - 10:52 AM

Congrats to Greg Fox on his Can Am win at the the Penn-Ohio race, this past weekend, at HMS, using the CR Low CG guide.

 

He also used one to finish 2nd in F1.


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Posted 11 March 2019 - 08:45 PM

Congrats to Keith Libby on his GTC TQ and win, at NERR Race #7, at Raceway 1010, using the CR Low CG guide flag.


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Posted 20 March 2019 - 07:34 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on his F1 win, at R4/12, using a CR Low CG flag.


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Posted 24 March 2019 - 06:06 PM

Congrats to Gary Clinton Jr., on sweeping the NERR event at Modelville Hobby, this past Saturday,winning both Stocker and F1, using the C/R Low CG flag.

 

Keith Libby was also runner-up, in F1, using one.


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Two-time G7 World Champion (1988, 1990), eight G7 main appearances
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Posted 25 March 2019 - 05:32 PM

Thanks Mike....new track records set in stock too, qualifying lap time and total laps
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