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    It's a great looking truck project you have...

    It's a great looking truck project you have there. Good job.
  2. For sure, having the right set up for tires and...

    For sure, having the right set up for tires and foams will make a great difference. I've got the ci novas in two different tire section my lhs guy swears by. I got a local outing with the trucks...
  3. You can never have to many crawlers, lol. My boy...

    You can never have to many crawlers, lol. My boy and me each have one trx4. One day I wouldn't mind a blazer or something with the short wheelbase.
  4. Good choice on the samix brass kit. They look...

    Good choice on the samix brass kit. They look really good. I put a set on mine and really like them. I have not driven the truck since I put them on yet. Currently my trx4 build is in the process....
  5. Thread: New body

    by Bike mechanic
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    That's funny. Getting another body before your...

    That's funny. Getting another body before your done, lol.thats ok. It's good to have hobby projects. I'm plenty guilty of that myself. I've got lots of stuff I buy and work on later when i get time....
  6. Thread: New body

    by Bike mechanic
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    I'll agree cutting out the body is terrible, I...

    I'll agree cutting out the body is terrible, I don't like it either. I have a buddy that uses a good grade exacto knike than scores it out than breaks off the pieces. Myself I use a lexan straight...
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    It's really great to have a space to work on your...

    It's really great to have a space to work on your trucks. Make the space something you want to be in. I use to have a space dedicated for the hobby till I moved. Now it's mostly together but I need...
  8. I love the picture of the truck, you should...

    I love the picture of the truck, you should definitely build something like this for sure. Hope it works out good. Remember to post progress when you get it going.
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    Also keep in mind with trying to reach that power...

    Also keep in mind with trying to reach that power and speed will take some extra care when handling. You will have to be easy on the throttle when starting out. Also when you get something put...
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    Hope you get what you want out of it. Like...

    Hope you get what you want out of it. Like mentioned I dont think anyone is willing to pay full price from someone. Especially since it has no 30 day warranty to back it up. If I was buying it...
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    Imo I love both so far. I use both savox and...

    Imo I love both so far. I use both savox and hitec. Both have been great. No problems with either. I look for whatever I need spec wise with a servo and so far to date pick between these two. My fav...
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    Crawling is great fun. Cant speak of the sport,...

    Crawling is great fun. Cant speak of the sport, we have the defender and a bronco. Awesome your loving your sport. My trx4 is getting some love the last while. Brass weights, new body, new wheel and...
  13. Thread: Tool kit

    by Bike mechanic
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    I'm assuming you mean mip bits? If so your off...

    I'm assuming you mean mip bits? If so your off to a great start. As you progress in the hobby you will find other tools needed. Mip bits to use with a low power impact, soldering gun, wire...
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    I've loved the traxxas bodies on my trucks. The...

    I've loved the traxxas bodies on my trucks. The trx4 defender and bronco seem to be very durable imo. When we were out running trucks a friend of mine rolled his tactical trx4 off a rocky hill and...
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    The vxl system is good. I've got a cc sidewinder...

    The vxl system is good. I've got a cc sidewinder 3 in mine and love it over the vxl system. If I remember right the sidewinder 3 is discontinued. So you could get a sidewinder 4 system with a 3800kv....
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    Welcome aboard. Easy does it on the throttle lol....

    Welcome aboard. Easy does it on the throttle lol. It's a great truck. You'll have lots of fun with it.
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    Like any hobby, if you really get into enough it...

    Like any hobby, if you really get into enough it can get very expensive. There's different ways to buy parts, used, cheap knock off brands, and the big brand aftermarket parts. There is no right or...
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    It has snap on written on it so it must be worth...

    It has snap on written on it so it must be worth $8,000 just like some of their tool boxes. If it said harbor freight on it, it would be $50, lol.
  19. Sticky: Its been some time I have to admit since I got my...

    Its been some time I have to admit since I got my summit out. Cant even think of the last time I ran it. Its been dumping snow like crazy here. We've been cooped up to long and going crazy.
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    That's great you and your son are building this...

    That's great you and your son are building this kit. Kits are so much fun. My son would never sit still long enough to build a kit. Dont know what other crawler you had but you cant go wrong with a...
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    Good you got it figured out. With the right set...

    Good you got it figured out. With the right set up they can haul for sure. Lots of fun, enjoy the hobby and prepare yourself for dumbing kits of money into it.
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    Good your making some progress with them. I...

    Good your making some progress with them. I really like my hyrax tires. I've ran them on the rocks and trails and they do great. Haven't ran them in the mud, so I cant say how they do there. The...
  23. The 4x4 slash axles ate really good and pretty...

    The 4x4 slash axles ate really good and pretty cheap. They are a direct bolt one. Or you can go heavy and do some mip axles. I love the 4x4 axles, cant go wrong with them.
  24. That's funny. I switched my slash to a lcg and...

    That's funny. I switched my slash to a lcg and didn't have any problems with the tires rubbing on the body. I still run my stock body that it came with. Maybe check that everything is put together...
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    Yep, it can be common. You can get oem parts...

    Yep, it can be common. You can get oem parts pretty cheap. Or upgrade to aluminum ones and be done. You could also get rpm parts. A much better plastic but your better off going aluminum imo.
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