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Old 03-08-2009, 11:43 PM   #1
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Questions?? New to electric want some opinions

Just purchased a truck on ebay for a starter truck.. was wondering if anyone heard of these trucks or if anyone could give me any info.. thanks you can check it out on ebay Item number: 220372821113
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Old 03-09-2009, 01:14 AM   #2
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For anyone who is curious, here's the item:


I've never seen it before. It's an off-brand, so finding replacement parts is gonna be a pain.
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Old 03-09-2009, 11:35 AM   #3
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I know its a HSP.. which is a china brand.. was wondering if anyone ever used ther products.. I cant find any reviews.. It looks nice in the pics..lots of alloy parts standard
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Old 03-09-2009, 12:18 PM   #4
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Yeah, i've never seen them before but from what they're saying it looks pretty good. Although the battery will probably need upgrading pretty quickly.
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Old 03-09-2009, 01:35 PM   #5
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Just to play Devil's Advocate...

I see lots of plastic, may not be all that bad, but if you brake something, it could be a real pain to replace. The shock towers seem pretty thin. They would likely bend under race conditions, or if you got brave and tried some "Big Air" The brushless system also looks sketchy, almost like a Novak HV knock-off, and those Novak HV systems suck(I like Novak's 10th scale stuff, but I've watched about 10 of the HV systems fry for no good reason) That motor is 3000 kv, which is very high for something that big and heavy, it's no wonder it has a fan on the motor. I can't find anything that indicates what wheels it uses. The Phillipp's head screws are a bad idea, but if you don't plan to work on it much, not a horrible thing.

That's just what I can tell from the specs and pics. If you wanna risk $500 on something that's practically unseen... go for it.
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