I can't resist to get the Pistenbully running! All pics were taken by my girlfriend. I tried to convince her that a small video would be even better, but at temperatures below zero I should have had some better arguments to make her stay a little longer. The lights and beacon are fully functional by remote, as are snowblade and rear groomer.
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- Willkommen auf meinem Blog! Ich heisse Kai, bin Baujahr 1974 und hier geht es um mein Hobby: RC (radio control), also ferngesteuerte Modelle, hauptsächlich Autos und Boote im Elektrobereich. Meine Leidenschaft für RC begann 1981 und endete zunächst 1990. Dann habe ich 2004 mein altes Hobby wiederentdeckt und seitdem begleitet es mich mal mehr mal weniger häufig durchs Leben.
Freitag, 30. Dezember 2005
Mittwoch, 28. Dezember 2005
Montag, 31. Oktober 2005
Dienstag, 28. Juni 2005
Ok, it's not Tamiya, it's not even a car, but it's definately vintage! Took some days off and went to the shores of Biggesee (Sauerland/Germany) today with my girlfriend. Is there anything better to take with you (besides the mandatory noodle salad and Fleischwurst) than your beloved childhood boat? Recently resurrected from 19 years of sleep in the basement, it took only a few hours to get this baby to work again! It's a Graupner Scimitar Speed, one of the most famous and affordable entry level boats in 1986 (at least in Germany). I was enthusiastic about boats when I got this for Xmas 1986, but later turned back into cars.
I put in a Graupner Speed 500 motor which I had lying around + a 20turn ESC. The motor became quite hot, due to zero air circulation within the boat, but runtime was quite good.
Oh man, that was a flashback to the good old times! I felt like a kid again, as I used to run that boat at Biggesee several times back in the day with my parents!
If we ever manage to arrange a german TC meeting again, there's another requirement now: A lake or pond nearby is a must, so the Juggs will be joined by a boat now!
Donnerstag, 5. Mai 2005
Man, I was afraid to roll that thing! But everything went fine and its first run out was a great success. No mud-wrestling here like the 3 Amigos from UK did, but I have a strong feeling it will follow very soon ! All pictures were taken by my girlfriend, who calls herself a professional R/C photographer now.