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Old 06-25-2008, 12:01 AM   #16
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there is your answer! get the losi.

now, close this thread
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Old 06-25-2008, 07:30 AM   #17
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The Losi is just a XXXT with adifferent body and tires. The Traxxas is completely different than most of us are used to running. It has 3.5 inches of ground clearance and has handling charictaristics like the full scale truck. It appears to be more realistic.

I have been racing since 1980 and the Slash is just too much fun it brings back memories when the cars were slower and didn't handle like a Ferari.

I would highly recomend the Slash.
I agree completely with this. The Losi is just a slight mod of their race truggy, and so it looks and performs very similar. I'd say if you are considering the DT, just go ahead and get a XXXT and race in the truggie class.

The Slash is really unique - size, appearance, and performance. My personal opinion is that it's the most fun RC that has come out in a LONG time. They wouldn't really be much fun racing in a truggy class, but in a separate class they are a blast! I've entered three spec races so far on three tracks, and everyone has a great time with it.

If you're looking for a basher rather than a racer, I'd also suggest the Slash. It's unbelievably tough. Although if you want a basher you might want to look towards something faster out of the box, like a Rustler or Stampede VXL.
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miller time, I know that most everybody will understand what you were trying to say but just to clear it up in case there are any noobs reading your comments about "truggies" : the xxx-t format is a 2wd electric 1:10 stadium truck. A truggy is a 4wd nitro 1:8 scale truck. Neither the Slash or the losi would be raced in the truggy class.

To answer the question at hand:
The Slash is way more fun because it is so unique. If you're not planning on racing, I would get the Slash.

If you want to race with the other stadium trucks, you'll want to go with the Losi.
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Ahhh.. I've heard the 2wd stadium trucks referred to as truggy before, sorry

I don't do nitro so that probably explains it
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Ahhh.. I've heard the 2wd stadium trucks referred to as truggy before, sorry

I don't do nitro so that probably explains it
it's all good...I forgot to mention the nitro/electric difference lol
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:20 AM   #21
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Default I`v seen a Slash run

I don`t get it ?

I`v seen rides from radio shack perform and go faster....


And


that Slash body ?

is ugly as hell .....
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:28 AM   #22
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I don`t get it ?

I`v seen rides from radio shack perform and go faster....


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that Slash body ?

is ugly as hell .....
that was very helpful for this thread
if you're happy with your radio shack rides then so be it.
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I like the Slash and will end up buying soon. It is more realistic looking to me, most of the parts are shop has in stock, we beat the shop/demo Slash and it takes a beat down with the Mamba 7700 system in it and it is just plain fun to run even in stock form. I can't get the smile off my face from laughing so much when I run it. Another thing is local tracks are already starting to support racing the truck.
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that was very helpful for this thread
if you're happy with your radio shack rides then so be it.
Like the Slash help`s the truck class ?
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Like the Slash help`s the truck class ?
Has at our track, we had 7 at the first race, untill now it has been all 1/8 buggies and truggies.

If you don't have something helpfull to say stay out of the thread!!!!! Maybe radio shack has a forum for you to go to.

I hear they are looking for some pro drivers for their x-mods
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Like the Slash help`s the truck class ?
It brings a low cost excellent quality truck to the hobby. It gives the average kid/guy the ability to get into racing for under $300 and be competitive since all the tracks are running box stock "spec" classes.

We started a Slash class at my local track and 11 trucks showed up with in a week!
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get the slash, alot of fun for not alot of scratch. get it.
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I'd welcome anyone to come out with a Radio Shack RC and beat my stock slash around the track
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get the slash, alot of fun for not alot of scratch. get it.
still don`t ....

Slash only costs 20 buck`s less than a Ae T-4 Rtr...

and a the Ae performance is decent or respectable compared to a Slash ....
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I don`t get it ?

I`v seen rides from radio shack perform and go faster....

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that Slash body ?

is ugly as hell .....

Faster?
With what, a pack of Estes rockets strapped to one?





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