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Old 02-22-2007, 10:32 PM
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Just got a hpi firestorm, wondering if theres any known flaws to it... Also is the controller it comes with worth bothering with? Is hpi even a good brand?
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Old 02-22-2007, 11:27 PM
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I haven't heard any comments about it yet as it is still to new on the market to find out. The radio is a basic unit which is pretty good but if you got the extra money, than a fm radio would be better. And yes, HPI have proven they are a good brand. What are you planning on doing with yours? Bashing?

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RCU has a good thread on the firestorm thyre sayin its a pretty hot little ST
Still limited parts for it available but there will be plenty soon enough....
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Yea for now. I hacent owned an rc car since i was ten. But knowing how I am I wont be able to stop at that.
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Originally Posted by RC_RACER07
Yea for now. I hacent owned an rc car since i was ten. But knowing how I am I wont be able to stop at that.
Nitro trucks can take abit of a beating anyone, so parts wont be that easy to break

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Old 02-28-2007, 06:59 PM
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Exclamation Firestorm Specs?

I am the owner of a Traxxas S-Maxx all tuned up, and I am in love with it, but as soon as I locked my eyes on the HPI Firestorm 10T, I instantly fell in love with it, and I am trying to sell my Maxx. HPI seems to graze the surface about 10T's performance, and I was wondering what the top end is on the little devil? Anyone have a clue?...Oh, and just wondering....would it smoke my Maxx?
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:24 PM
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the top end doesnt matter at all. its all in the handling. it looks a little top heavy to me. if your going to bash then im sure its a great truck. but if you are going to race id go with a gt or gt2 or a xxxnt ad2
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I dont mean weight, I mean top end speed
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