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Wanting to get opinions from people that have had there RCOR weights in for a while have you had any issues with them getting stuck or pitting , messing up rollers ? Got email yesterday that mine were shipped reason for asking Watched a video the other day claiming they aren’t any good has anyone had these issues with them?
 

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Not sure what was up with those weights. I know lots of people are running the rcor weights and like em a lot. On the other hand, James knows his stuff when it comes to clutches. Personally, I like both companies and will continue to do business with both.

It will be interesting to see (if anything) if any more problems pop up with those weights. 🤷‍♂️
 

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Installing my RCOR weights this Saturday. I know two people that run the RCOR and love them. No issues. One of my friends has over 1k miles logged. No problems and still going strong. JBS is a great company and the guy knows his stuff. But that video is not sitting very well with me. No need to bash other companies. Prove the improvements. Anything is better than the stock junk weights!
 

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Installing my RCOR weights this Saturday. I know two people that run the RCOR and love them. No issues. One of my friends has over 1k miles logged. No problems and still going strong. JBS is a great company and the guy knows his stuff. But that video is not sitting very well with me. No need to bash other companies. Prove the improvements. Anything is better than the stock junk weights!
Anything is better than the stock junk weights!
Great point!!
 

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Not sure what was up with those weights. I know lots of people are running the rcor weights and like em a lot. On the other hand, James knows his stuff when it comes to clutches. Personally, I like both companies and will continue to do business with both.

It will be interesting to see (if anything) if any more problems pop up with those weights. 🤷‍♂️
Not sure what was up with those weights. I know lots of people are running the rcor weights and like em a lot. On the other hand, James knows his stuff when it comes to clutches. Personally, I like both companies and will continue to do business with both.

It will be interesting to see (if anything) if any more problems pop up with those weights. 🤷‍♂️
Installing my RCOR weights this Saturday. I know two people that run the RCOR and love them. No issues. One of my friends has over 1k miles logged. No problems and still going strong. JBS is a great company and the guy knows his stuff. But that video is not sitting very well with me. No need to bash other companies. Prove the improvements. Anything is better than the stock junk weights!
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Not sure what was up with those weights. I know lots of people are running the rcor weights and like em a lot. On the other hand, James knows his stuff when it comes to clutches. Personally, I like both companies and will continue to do business with both.

It will be interesting to see (if anything) if any more problems pop up with those weights. 🤷‍♂️
im not sure there is a problem yet wanting to hear from people who have used them for a while is all I’m sure jbs is a good business and is respected but they are Competitors
 

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When I recieved my weights from rcor in mid April they looked different than the ones I had seen in there install video an other videos I had watched. So I contacted josh at rcor an this is what he told me.
 

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Is the stuck weight in his video actually gauled because of the "short" bushings? Think that is what he is implying. Starting to hate having to research the everliving crap of every product I buy in this "you have to buy the product to see how it works" beta test world. Get enough of that at work.
 

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I've bought stuff from both josh an James. Never had a issue with either of them or there products, I ain't sure what to make of that video either. All I can say is I am running rcor weights an there are tons of other people doing the same an I have not heard of anyone having any issues to my knowledge an have had 0 issues personally. I have not logged a ton of miles on them yet so I can't say anything for the longevity. But I am sure we will hear more details as this video spreads an maybe get more clarification on what happened/ caused this. There's always 2 sides to every story an I would like to hear both
 

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There's always 2 sides to every story an I would like to hear both
Exactly. I get a few assemblies slipping past QC. The tone of the video carries a lot of righteous indignation. Sounds like how I get when I deal with poor design/ engineering of products. RCOR is on a very short buy list with Dalton #2. RCOR cuz USA! Not sure how much of an issue the Rockwell hardness value is......guess I'm gonna find out. If I had the RCORs I'd be checking the bushings tho.
 

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But I am sure we will hear more details as this video spreads an maybe get more clarification on what happened/ caused this.
I spoke to James this morning regarding the why, and what happened.
The customer in that video had through the roof rpm’s out on the trail. When they pulled the clutch, that’s what they found. Because that bushing is recessed into the weight, the force under acceleration pushes the weight to the left side, and the bushing slid to the other side causing it to lock up.
 

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I spoke to James this morning regarding the why, and what happened.
The customer in that video had through the roof rpm’s out on the trail. When they pulled the clutch, that’s what they found. Because that bushing is recessed into the weight, the force under acceleration pushes the weight to the left side, and the bushing slid to the other side causing it to lock up.
So the bushing broke loose?
 

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Yes. If you watch that video, you can see the weight is mashed to the left, and the bushing is sticking out of the weight to the right.
Could it be a fluke? Sure, but he’s taking his time to test his weights and fine tune them to make them last as long as possible.
 

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Also.. I think what we are all going to have to realize, is the simple fact that weights are a wearable item. Even in the deranged video of a 1k mile review of the rcor weights, you can see that those weights are worn down too. Way better then stock, but still worn. 🤷‍♂️
 

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BP...thanks for taking the time to look into this. I've had more than a few clutched products in the past and once set up, never had any issues....not even belts. I suppose a UTVs huge mass changes that equation considerably.
 

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I agree. I think with the weight and the way the clutch is setup in this buggy, these weights are going to wear. He (James) is working on a 6 sided spider design for this, (vs 4 currently) that will double the weights life span.
 

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I had a customer send me the link to this. Please consider the source of the information in that video....a competitor. It is physically impossible for what James is saying happened to actually happen. Our bushings are made of a plastic material and could not jam a metal weight to an aluminum housing. With the pin in the weight (he "took it out" in the video), the weight is centered and can not jam (its the same EXACT width as the OEM one). We have sold over 500 weight kits and he is the only one that complains.....kinda funny if you ask me. I spoke to that customer at length about the situation. James bought our first 3 sets in October (then immediately claimed they were junk) and suddenly started developing his own weight. Per the customer, he purchased the weights from James in February with James "clutch machining" for well over a thousand bucks. Why would James sell "junk weights" to a customer? Why didn't James show the weight being jammed with the pin in? All questions that you should ask yourself before you believe a competitors video that he posted. I refuse to bash any small business online, (we wish others felt this way), but if you do some research on JBS, every single one of his videos in the last several years is bashing VforceJohn, Hunterworks or some other company. Its really sad that that is the way they decide to do business, I just wish people would let their products speak for themselves. We are still to this day the only company with race proven results. Here's one of our racers (Brandon Lemaire) winning a short course race on his RCOR equipped KRX just a few short weeks ago. We also had clutch parts in the only KRX to finish King of the Hammers in 2021 (Chris Holland)......(if our weights were junk, would that have happened?)

Thank you all for reading our rant, and sorry this was even necessary.

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