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Old 10-04-2010, 08:39 PM
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I'm looking for something big and fierce, but durable. Not 1/5th scale big though....
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I've had an Emaxx, E-Savage, Savage Flux, E-Revo, Revo 3.3 converted to electric, and the Summit just flogs the lot of them. Huge profile, bucket loads of suspension travel, tough as nails, and with a few minor mods (Dewalt motor) will go along at 50-60kph without a problem.
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This is BIG...
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Pretty much a draw between Savage Flux and ERevo brushless depending on needs. Flux is king all of bashers but ERevo will be better racer. Summit is big, but other then crawling and mud bogging, a Flux or Erevo will spank it in all other areas.

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Originally Posted by Freezebyte View Post
Pretty much a draw between Savage Flux and ERevo brushless depending on needs. Flux is king all of bashers but ERevo will be better racer. Summit is big, but other then crawling and mud bogging, a Flux or Erevo will spank it in all other areas.

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what about emaxx?
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Originally Posted by Freezebyte View Post
Pretty much a draw between Savage Flux and ERevo brushless depending on needs. Flux is king all of bashers but ERevo will be better racer. Summit is big, but other then crawling and mud bogging, a Flux or Erevo will spank it in all other areas.

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..lol Freeze chimes in having never driven a Summit.

I have owned an E-Revo, a Savage flux and now a Summit mate, so having had all three, I'd recommend the summit as the Electrics are more reliable, it's water proof, tough as nails (especially the shell) and with a Dewalt Motor on 4s Lipo is just as amp hungry and quick off the line as the Flux.
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Converted lst2. They are a little bit of work to get set up initially, but well worth it in the end. Huge, tough, handle well. I have a brushless e-revo, e-maxx, summit, the lst takes it hands down. The summit is a cool truck, but really not a basher in my opinion, just too many doo dads on it.
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Originally Posted by nexxus View Post
..lol Freeze chimes in having never driven a Summit.

I have owned an E-Revo, a Savage flux and now a Summit mate, so having had all three, I'd recommend the summit as the Electrics are more reliable, it's water proof, tough as nails (especially the shell) and with a Dewalt Motor on 4s Lipo is just as amp hungry and quick off the line as the Flux.
What's the deal on the clutch or different 1st/2nd gear and locking diff. All I care about is beating the heck out of it.

Also, what about the kysho monster trucks.
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Also, can u make the summit really fast, and if so, with what electronics? All the summit vids on YouTube, they all look slow.
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What are the mandatory upgrades for the savage flux?
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Originally Posted by teeforb View Post
What are the mandatory upgrades for the savage flux?
Velcro straps for battery trays

Red loctiting the pinion set screw, blue won't hold

Replacing center diff main drive grear with HD, stock one gets worn out and leaves metal shaving mess

Zip tying bumper support shafts to keep hinge pins from falling out

Castle creations link or field link to change MMM settings

Quality lipos with good C ratings
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Flux:

Also need a TCS 5mm chassis, only $20! After that it's basically indestructable
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MERV lol. Savage FLUX is prob up there.
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