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Old 07-09-2020, 06:42 AM
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all specs + price :
https://www.horizonhobby.com/1-5-out...truck--ara5810
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Old 07-09-2020, 06:49 AM
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so this big rig has a wheelbase 2in shorter than a xmaxx !
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Old 07-09-2020, 06:51 AM
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LOL this is what they call "ground breaking"? Womp, womp of the year.
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Old 07-09-2020, 07:21 AM
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Nice and all, but IMO these big scale things just cost too much..The fun-per-dollar factor is just out of whack compared to 8th scale - which to me is the perfect scale for speed, durability, price, etc.
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I'm not hating on it but it looks like they put a Outcast body on a Kraton 8s.. am I missing something?
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The Outcast6s is a Short Wheel Base (SWB) Kraton6s. The Outcast4s is a SWB Kraton4s. Same for the O8S - it is a SWB K8S. Shorter wheel base make it wheelie and do flips in the air while jumping much easier. Hence, "Stunt Truck" You can't really make a Kraton do a standing back flip, (not without silly power) but it is pretty easy on a stock Outcast.
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the 6s body is just slightly too small for my nitro truggy, wonder if this will fit better
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there's so much to say about this truck and arrma !
first, i got to say that i like the concept of a bigger 8s outcast !
but
but
the fails of the 8s kraton will transfer to this truck ! weak chassis, inconvenient center transmission, little motor, lie about the 1/5th size !!


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I find it interesting that arrma recommends silicone plugs in center diff for standing backflips

First time I've heard manufacturer suggest that
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This is much more appealing then the kraton 8s is I actually like the idea of this stunt truck
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The big vehicles have just lost my interest over the past few years. I’ve accepted that just don’t have the place to use them.

It does look like they did learn some things from the original Outcast. But have kept the wheeliebar/wing mount connected to the rear chase brace. If remember right, I broke at least 7 rear chassis braces. And equal or more wing mounts.

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Originally Posted by Dave_S View Post
I find it interesting that arrma recommends silicone plugs in center diff for standing backflips

First time I've heard manufacturer suggest that
well they wrote it in small caption at the end of the vid. because they knew people would ask lol ! to be fair, it's honest to mention this detail actually !
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Originally Posted by Billy Kelly View Post
The big vehicles have just lost my interest over the past few years. Iíve accepted that just donít have the place to use them.

It does look like they did learn some things from the original Outcast. But have kept the wheeliebar/wing mount connected to the rear chase brace. If remember right, I broke at least 7 rear chassis braces. And equal or more wing mounts.
i bought the notorious and broke almost everything lol ! so i made my own version ! and still had problems with the spindles popping out !
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I use silicone plugs, just honestly found it interesting.
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