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- 16mm Aluminum Shock Cap (2), TLR243001- The stock composite caps didn't give us any issues during testing, but if you crash a lot you chance pulling a plastic cap off the shock. Switching to the aluminum caps will improve durability. The "T-box" for those of you who aren't familiar, is the area snipers and other tactical shooters are trained to aim for. It's the area around the eyes and nose that you put the third shot of your "failure to stop" drill into. Thank you for the fast service.. 2 weeks earlier on rifle..Thanks Tim. There is plenty of room in the large radio box where the SRS4200 AVC receiver is taped in; you can place your transponder in here for racing. The Spektrum S605 waterproof metal gear servo featuers an aluminum center section and has plenty of torque to muscle the front wheels on this buggy. The long can Dynamite 1800Kv motor bolts to the aluminum motor plate and is secured to the motor mount/ bulkhead with a single screw that makes gear mesh adjustments a breeze. A 16T pinion mates up with a plastic spur so operation is quiet. Taped to the chassis in front of the battery is a Dynamite Fuze 130A sensorless electronic speed control. The system is waterproof; even the switch as its covered in a rubber boot. The switch was a little difficult to access so we relocated it to the chassis during testing. Here in the rear suspension assembly you can see Losi used dogbones instead of universals to lower some of the kit cost. The buggy also uses solid standard outdrives instead of lightened outdrives. The solid out- drives were used on many of TLR's previous kits and work great. The same arms, links, steering knuckles, caster block and geometry found on the TLR 8-E 3.0 are used here on the RTR which means you get that race inspired handling. The wheel hexes are black and the wheel nuts are secured with red thread lock. And 90% of the time, it's pure propaganda. The RN-50 is a great concept, glad this company decided to target their efforts on the 'people who want a bare-bones.50 BMG rifle but don't want to spend a fortune' market demographic. - Aluminum Rear Gearbox Bearing Inserts, LOSA4454- While most drive components are under a lot of stress from power and driveline shock, the way the off-set gear is stressed in the rear of the buggy puts pressure on the bearing supports. Switching from the plastic inserts to the aluminum will keep the diff well supported if you ever bump up the power in the buggy. Written by Michael Folz on Nov 10th 2017. Written by Patrick Kelley Jr on Mar 24th 2018. As any long-range shooter will tell you, consistency is the key to accuracy, and that's the primary benefit of a chassis system like that of the Ruger Precision Rifle. - Well braced composite plastic suspension arms, hefty hubs and caster blocks, and strong camber links all make up the 8IGHT-E's championship winning suspension package. Losi equipped the buggy with oil-filled coil over, large 16mm shocks. The shocks do have a composite plastic shock cap and standard shock shafts to help keep costs down, but the shock feel good and the bodies are hard anodized which we were happy to see. The shock towers are the same shape and have the same tuning locations as the TLR version, however these are anodized black for a killer race look. Losi even stepped up and included swaybars in the kit and a nice little detail we picked up on was the reverse threaded screw in the right front and left rear arm to secure the shock and not back out. Well, for your car, the chassis is what everything else sits on, right? The frame that everything else attaches to. The foundation of all the other parts. Other than that, the stock is fantastic in my opinion, and a good mix of adjustability and affordability. I've been eyeing up this gun for a while and finally got my hands on one today that I ordered from a local retailer here in Canada. All I can say is that if you think this gun is a solid unit with a good value based on pictures and video like I did, you'll be even more happy when you get your hands on one in person. The RN-50 is a great gun, that shoots a great caliber and it comes with a great price tag. I can't say enough good things about it. $1,199 base price. Please see the "RN-50 Deposit" page for purchase. Written by Tony (New 50 BMG shooter in Virginia) on Oct 18th 2018. Finally, furniture-wise, we have the handguard, which has actually been updated from the first generation. Picked this rifle up this morning and was amazed at the quality of the fit and finish. Have not been to the range yet but I am sure this rifle will be on point. Can't say enough about the customer service they are very nice and answered all my questions very quickly. I can not wait to get this rifle on the range and start sending rounds a long way. Love the weight I bought the 36 inch version and the 25ish pound weight is awesome. Speaking of the bolt, it's a three-lug job with a 70-degree throw, and is almost identical to the bolt in the Ruger American Rifle, save mostly the extended shroud on the end, and the bolt handle. That shroud helps the bolt cycle smoothly in the buffer tube-esque rear of the receiver. We're also going to look at the benefits of this style of rifle, and why it makes precision rifle shooting so much more accessible to the average shooter. Speaking. Primary Arms: 1-6x SFP Gen 3 illuminated ACSS 300blk/7.62x39 Reticle Rifle Scope - $200 (normally $290). Also, a chassis allows you to quickly install a new action with just the turning of a few screws no gunsmithing, custom fitting, or precision bedding work required. I have put barreled actions in chassis systems in under ten minutes before, and barrel swaps take about as long. South Dakota-based gear maker Best Damn Gun has announced the release of its BDG Modular Chassis for Remington 700 Short Action rifles. Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). WATCH: Cops Respond to Oklahoma Open Carrier With AR Pistol. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window). Best Damn Gun Releases New Modular Chassis for Remington 700 Short Actions. "The possibilities are truly endless," BDG's marketing VP Sonya Wilt said. "The BDG Chassis Core is the perfect platform for all shooters. My husband has large hands, long arms and prefers the 700 Win Mag for 1000 yard plus shooting. I'm 5'4" tall, on a good day, and prefer a round with less kick like the 7mm-08, but I want character that reflects my personality. For our 11-year-old, the BDG chassis is accurate, lightweight, and adaptable, so it can grow with her. We have 4 TEENs with different interests and this chassis lets them build a rifle that fits them.". SIG Elite Match Line Adds.30-06 Win Open Tip Loading. Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews. APRIL FREE GUN FRIDAY: Win a SIG M400 TREAD, ROMEO 5 Red Dot, 500 Rounds of Ammo. WATCH: LAPD Fires Bean Bag Rounds, Stops Suspect Armed With Knife. Something wicked has arrived—a custom Sharps Bros. Jack10 rifle that not only functions flawlessly but. RELATED STORY: Gun Test– Remington Model 700 TAC21 Chassis. Best Damn Gun Releases New Modular Chassis for Remington 700 Short Actions. FIRST LOOK: Beretta APX Carry Makes Popular Series Ultra-Concealable. RELATED STORY: Weatherby's Tack Driver– The Vanguard Modular Chassis.308. Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). VIDEO: Langdon Tactical Helps Create Ultra-Fast Beretta 92G Elite LTT. Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun news, gun reviews and gun magazines for gun enthusiasts, military and law enforcement. WATCH: Louisville Metro Officers Kill Charging Suspect Armed With Gun. Gun Giveaway: Win a Pair of 'Ballistic' Engraved Alchemy Custom. With the frame/airbox occupying much of the space normally reserved for fuel, the actual tank (the green "tank" you see is a screw-on plastic cover) resides mainly under the rider's seat. The whole affair is hinged to allow access to the pair of flat air filters that slide side-by-side into slots in the black aluminum. There are cast-aluminum, bolt-on covers located behind the filters that allow access inside the airbox and to the intake throats. Unusual and interesting to look at. From the side, instead of fat frame spars, you get a direct view of the nearly vertical intake tracts and 46mm fuel-injection throttle bodies. The compact cylinder head and magnesium engine sidecovers (some beveled for cornering clearance) are in plain view. The sheer size of the clutch cover suggests what's underneath is ready for the abuse that comes from having 90 foot-pounds of torque on tap. It held up very well considering our multiple dragstrip flogs and general testbike thrashing. ("Look at me! I can go from 0-60 in 2.7 seconds!"). Glendora Mountain Road is a tight, twisty ribbon of black ascending out of the Los Angeles basin into the San Gabriel Mountains. It's the sort of road that shackles musclebound monsters while favoring light and nimble machines. 16 pictures of our favorite motorcycles from the 2019 Handbuilt Show with Revival Cycles in Austin, Texas. What's left, then? Well, a hell of a lot–a semi-limp 12R is slower, but it is in no way slow. What we're dealing with here is sort of a Super-Supersport. In the same way the Hayabusa upped the chassis ante as compared to the CBR1100XX, so the more agile ZX-12 does to the 'Busa. This is a pure sportbike here, no question, but with similar otherworldly superthrust when you hit the afterburners. But where the Hayabusa feels like a sumo wrestler that also happens to be able to sprint at a world-record pace, the 12R feels like the inverse–a world-class sprinter whose favorite hobby is sumo wrestling. On a racetrack, the Hayabusa wouldn't stand a chance against the Kawi. Except that it is. Welcome to the bizarre world of the ZX-12R, where political pressure has collided head-on with corporate ego, and Kawasaki's attempt to retake the speed-king throne coincides with a movement hatched in Europe to limit the top-speed of production motorcycles to 186 mph. Husqvarna's Svartpilen 701 is. Where does all this leave us? For now, the ZX-12R is what it is, which is the second-fastest production motorcycle ever made. A conversation between 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz and Grand Prix of The Americas race winner Álex Rins. After all, leaks from Kawasaki told us the bike had done 197 mph in testing, and corporate chest-pounding from a company representative included, "This bike is so beyond anybody. It's amazing," and, "We didn't build it to be slower than the. Initially, the bike felt big and tall to me, especially hefting it off the sidestand. But if you quit there, you've missed the magic. It's got a great riding position and a tight, taut chassis feel. In fact, I was surprised how communicative the big bike was, and how comfortable I felt at speed. But that's not the point of this kind of motorcycle. This is a different kind of drug. You have to want what a ZX-12 represents as much as what it actually is. Extra weight, or chassis specs that promote stability at supra-legal "buck-a-hundred" top speeds are the price of admission for riding a hairy green brute like this. The gun gave us the Ninja's numbers: 187-mph top speed and 10.04 seconds in the quarter-mile. Pretty comprehensible, really. Not the fastest, not the quickest. Damn fast and damn quick, yes, but the Hayabusa forged just a little deeper in its maximum exertions, delivering 194 mph and 9.86 seconds in our June, 1999, comparison test with the. I've logged a lot of racetrack miles on our long-term Hayabusa, making me the overweight-, overhorsepowered-motorcycle expert on staff. First: The motorcycles are overweight, not me. Second: During those miles I learned to live for the corner exit. Brake early, tiptoe through a late apex, then blamo! see ya, suckers! Animals like the Hayabusa– and now the ZX-12–eat everything they find in their acceleration zones. Kawasaki 's ZX-12R. No, more than anything, we need what such bikes represent: progress, striving for better, doing what hasn't been done. These machines inspire us because they are the most beautiful expression of the art of pure, brutal speed. They expand the realm of possibility in our motorcycle world. Aside from the taut ride and dodgy throttle response, everyday use proves quite pleasant. The riding position is "sporting-comfortable," the fairing offers good wind protection and there are no obtrusive vibes from the counterbalanced engine, just a sort of "grainy" feeling at certain rpm. It's smoother than the Hayabusa, but nowhere near the super-smooth, ultra-refined Double X, still the Velvet Sledgehammer of the class. The ZX-12 feels more raw, more brutal. In the Olden Days, we would have called it a Man's Bike. But we wouldn't do that now. So, yeah, it knocks you about a bit as you crawl through traffic to work, but tear it up on your favorite backroad and you are greeted with low-effort steering, ample ground clearance and good feedback from the front end. Stability is never in question, just relax and enjoy your ride. Braking performance, too, is excellent, both empirically (60-0 was a super-short 118 feet) and subjectively (good feel, not grabby initially and easy to modulate at the limit). About the only thing that will confound you is the choppy response from the fuel injection. Throttle response at small openings, and from off the gas to on to settle the bike in a corner, is rough–definitely needs some refinement here. It's no worse than the Hayabusa, but now that we've seen the glory that the. Yamaha has filed patents for a turbocharged twin, but will it ever see production?. But while the frame specs aren't at all out of the ordinary for a modern sportbike, the frame itself is. It was one thing to hear about the aluminum monocoque that runs over the top of the engine and forms part of the airbox, but quite another to take the bike apart and have a look for ourselves. They are as practical as poetry, and similar in that they are maximum expression within the confines of a prescribed form. The form in the ZX-12's case is a street-legal production motorcycle that meets the myriad DOT/EPA regulations, runs on pump gas and functions well as what it is ostensibly sold as: transportation. Still, the Ninja's 513-pound dry weight does lend, shall we say, a certain gravity to riding the bike aggressively. But it evidently takes a certain amount of metal to keep a 157-bhp streetbike from bending itself silly when you whack open the throttle. The bike does, however, mask its weight incredibly well, with a very mass-centralized, densely packed character. The most obvious reason for its light feel is its chassis geometry; it has the most aggressive steering figures and shortest wheelbase in its class (nearly 2 inches shorter than the 'Busa and XX). So when it comes time to hustle all that horsepower and heft through tight switchbacks, you don't get off the bike sweating and overexerted. In fact, you're surprised and delighted at how well it works and how easy it is to steer. And high-speed sweepers? Hard to find a better bike for those. Then, to add another dimension to this wacky story, less than two weeks after giving us the bike, Kawasaki took it away, standing by at our last photo shoot and loading it in their truck when we finished. Evidently, a test rider from Germany's Motorrad magazine was doing a high-speed run on the autobahn when a connecting rod let go and hucked itself through the engine case. Kawasaki Japan demanded all 12R testbikes be returned to distributors for a safety check.