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Old 11-30-2013, 12:55 PM
tomdmcpwn tomdmcpwn is offline
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Default R/C car/truck guys?

Just figured I'd make a thread for anyone who's into remote controls just to discuss different ones/ask any questions. I'll start:
My first, and at the moment only r/c is a Vaterra Twin Hammers. It's a beast and a lot of fun to drive with a lipo battery. It's based off the King of Hammers trucks. Pic:

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I really want an axial crawler but my next vehicle will be a Tacon Thriller SCT truck. My girlfriends brother has one and it's an absolute blast. Out of the box with a lipo it does 70 easy. Anyways let me see what you've got. If a thread similar to this exists let me know! Couldn't find one on FRF app .
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Old 11-30-2013, 01:11 PM
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I might get one of these when I get my gopro to mess around with.
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Old 11-30-2013, 01:18 PM
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They're awesome with a gopro attatched! I have a mount I put on the panels when I actually have them on, haha. I'd encourage you to check out Tacon. It's a new company that is really really well priced and a quality product. The thriller is their short course style truck with fully adjustable coil overs, for $170 and a +/- $30 lipo battery you'll hit 70 mph and launch it like crazy. It's an awesome 4wd truck and handles well. Perfect for a first truck to bash around with!

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Old 12-13-2013, 10:58 AM
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I got a bunch traxxas nitro sport, tamiya lunchbox, hpi savage xs, losi micro t, losi micro truggy, and a cp helicopter. Ill post some pics soon.
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Old 12-13-2013, 11:32 AM
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I have a hpi savage xl worth a brushless big bore motor convetson with lipo battery, im in the 4th tranny now haha

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Old 12-13-2013, 11:34 AM
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I've got some lol, I'll also post up some pics later.
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Old 12-13-2013, 12:08 PM
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They're awesome with a gopro attatched! I have a mount I put on the panels when I actually have them on, haha. I'd encourage you to check out Tacon. It's a new company that is really really well priced and a quality product. The thriller is their short course style truck with fully adjustable coil overs, for $170 and a +/- $30 lipo battery you'll hit 70 mph and launch it like crazy. It's an awesome 4wd truck and handles well. Perfect for a first truck to bash around with!
I have been wanting to get one and about a year back almost bought one like the one you have a picture of
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You smash her like 35's into a fender?
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Old 12-13-2013, 12:13 PM
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Oh I almost forgot


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Old 12-13-2013, 01:15 PM
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Happy someone found this thread.. I just ordered my Traxxas Slash Ultimate with fully upgraded aluminum suspension components, w 3s LiPos, and a nice charger/balancer. The receiver comes with an iPod/iPhone Dock that reads battery life, speed, etc into the screen. I'll probably try to mod an old xbox controller to use as a receiver for my Tacon since it's a 2.4 gHz receiver as well. Pic of the slash that's being shipped:

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Old 12-13-2013, 01:18 PM
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I wish I could afford one of those!

I was looking at redcat's older one image-4204254890.jpg
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:37 PM
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My nitro has the 3.3 in it and I'm attempting to make it into a sand rail.
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:37 PM
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I'm sticking to electrics rather than nitro. Some guys at local tracks have nitros. They're cool and all, but fuel is $40/gal here and there's more stuff to break. Plus, my Twin Hammers beats them around the track.
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:48 PM
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Yeah fuel is expensive and tuning sucks but I like the smell and sound all my other are electric brushed and brushless
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Old 12-13-2013, 02:09 PM
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Anybody have a axial trail honcho I'm looking into getting that next just wants some opinions on it

Thanks,
Mike
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Old 12-13-2013, 02:21 PM
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Anybody have a axial trail honcho I'm looking into getting that next just wants some opinions on it

Thanks,
Mike
My cousin has one, it's awesome and there is a lot of hop-up parts for it. I would have got one but I have a tamiya highlift f-350.

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Traxxas T-maxx 3.3
Traxxas slash raptor/brushless 2wd
Tamiya f-350,not even close to stock
Turnigy sct Trooper 4x4
Losi micro crawler
Both my Traxxas trucks have rpm everything. My slash runs off a 8.5 3 cell, and has mip shafts. I'm missing stuff but that's most of it.
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