On this version of the JConcepts Friday5 we discuss to Montana staff driver, Angus Matheson!
1. How did you get began in RC? Was it racing straight away, or did you bash automobiles earlier than you discovered in regards to the RC race scene?
I had a sluggish begin into the passion. As a child I keep in mind my dad had a Clodbuster and a nitro buggy. We used to cease on the Diggers Dungeon in Kill Satan Hills, NC and I all the time thought the Grave Digger RCs had been the good factor on show there! Quick ahead to age 30… I discovered myself with a basher after boredom on a wet Saturday on the Traxxas seller. After a couple of months, I spotted I used to be addicted! I rapidly acquired into racing after assembly the Bartlett household, who frequent races all around the northwest and different large races like DNC and Silver State. I rapidly realized we would have liked to begin a racing scene in Montana… so I organized a gaggle of motivated guys to assist put issues in movement to construct a race monitor. 4 of us now personal and function a little bit grassroots type monitor in Kalispell Montana known as Glacier RC Raceway (GRCR) constructed by NCT monitor builder Chad Dodd! Now I’m virtually strictly into racing!
2. What’s your largest win thus far and why?
I normally carry out properly in 4 wheel drive Brief Course Truck, however I’ve been bettering much more in Nitro and Ebuggy today. I made high 10 in each A-mains on the Northwest Championship Tour this 12 months. My 1st place Ebuggy within the GRCR spherical 1 was the most important for me because it acquired me hooked on attempting to steer the pack!
3. Out of your expertise what’s the best AND hardest upkeep job in your RC automobiles?
Best is altering diff fluids. Hardest (to inspire for) is a full tear down and clear.
4. With regards to new merchandise launched from JConcepts, what are you most excited to see and why? Is it a brand new physique, new tire, new accent, and so forth.?
I like the JConcepts Tire Balancer!! I acquired actually excited once I noticed the “For Instant Launch” submit on Facebook. It’s simply so sensible, appears to be like tremendous clear, and low profile for transporting/touring! Clearly all of the our bodies and tires popping out are superb! The Stalker tire to date has been working very well at our monitor!
5. Moreover RC automobiles, what different hobbies are you into?
Snowboarding is my ardour within the winter, I’ve even gone so far as shaping and urgent my very own snowboard in my storage. I take pleasure in mountain biking/mountaineering in the summertime. I dabble in display screen printing as properly!