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Traxxas Raptor

No snow blues got the best of me. No snow for the sleds, no mud for the Brute Force. So I got a Traxxas Raptor. It's pretty fun, goes pretty fast. You can hit a curb at full speed and it will try to ramp it without breaking.



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Great, now I want one!
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Saw those in our accessories catalog at work... I want one too!
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check out great hobbies.

I have a exo terra, love 1/10 buggys. Im taking mine to silverlakes this year.
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Agreed... now I want one... like I don't already have enough expensive hobbies.
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haha i do this, my trucks long travel and saltwater tanks. id say 50% or my pay is in my hobbies.
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I like the body on them but they come underpowered.
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Yeah the more I drive the faster I want it to go...but then I crash pretty good and I'm glad it's slow. No real damage yet, the body is getting ugly though.
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throw a brushless velineon kit in it with a lipo battery and it should fly lol. you can also start getting into gearing if you want it even faster. a friend of mine has a traxxas slash 4x4 that goes over 100 now. we strapped a GPS to it to get the speed
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Wow, I think it would be broken in half with my RC driving skills. Can I upgrade the battery as it is? Just need a little more run time.
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Wow, I think it would be broken in half with my RC driving skills. Can I upgrade the battery as it is? Just need a little more run time.
you might burn up the speed control with another battery. I got into RC's for a while and i started spending more money than i wanted to lol. I bought a quick charger, LiPo batteries, lights, upgraded driveshafts, a-arms, and a new cover all in 1 day -__-
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rc cars are for losers. pick up a sport or a new hobby.
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Call me when you get a clue. I've got everything but a race car and a speedboat. Picking up an ATC 310r next weekend.
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Youre going to make alot of friends here I can tell.
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haha i do this, my trucks long travel and saltwater tanks. id say 50% or my pay is in my hobbies.
We have the same hobbies.




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thanks for posting that pic lol. im now off to change my shirt cause i spit my drink all over myself!
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LOL. here we goooo...



Yes you can get a higher Mah battery. stick with the 7 cell it came with, but you can buy batteries that will go for longer. (talk to your local hobby shop if you dont already know what i mean. Been in this hobby for 3 years. Love it but it gets expensive QUICK.
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Wow, I think it would be broken in half with my RC driving skills. Can I upgrade the battery as it is? Just need a little more run time.
You can get batteries that can put out more power at a faster rate but you can also get a battery that has more power stored in it that lets it out at the same rate. (Basically) Read this.
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Sweet...Thanks guys
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pm me I might have some batteries that will work for you that I will sell cheap
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Looks nice, heres my slash 4x4 and proboat fastech both brushless

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Sweet boat....how fast does that go?
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Probably 35mph on twin 2cell lipos. havent had it out much yet. itll only ever get used when we are on the real boat.
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Oh, check out hobbypartz.com for cheap lipos. ive veen running the gens ace with good luck but i just ordered a couple skylipo's so we'll see how good they are
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I want one of the Traxxas Spartans. They look sick!

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