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Old 08-22-2010, 04:50 PM
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Ok so I really need help in deciding what to get bc I am very confused. I have had 2 nitro cars in the past and it gave me alot of hassle to keep them running so I tried the electric t4.1 and I like it but wanted something more tough so I was intrested in the slash 4x4 but when I went to my lhs I saw the losi ten-t and I really liked it. But do yal think it will still give me a hard time with the new Ross system or will it be easier than my previous experiences or should I stick with the slash? I do alot of riding in the backyard and road and sometimes I go to the track, so what do yal think? If yal can think of a better car for me PLEASE Let me know I wanna make sure I get the right car when I'm spending this much money! Thank u in advance for the help, this forum is awesome!
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Old 08-22-2010, 04:57 PM
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The Slash is a good choice for both bashing and racing. The ROSS on the Ten T will not make nitro any less of a hassle. That is just for starting. You still have to be able to keep the thing tuned.
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Slash is a great truck, but if you like nitro, electric will never be enough. No one started out knowing everything about tuning, you just have to have patience. The 4x4 Slash will be a good truck for you though
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So do you think it will be hard for me to learn how to tune it and keep it running?
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Old 08-23-2010, 01:09 AM
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bought a nitro mt and drove it for about 15 mins, broke it and then let it sit for 2 years . get a slash 4x4 parts are everywhere. alot of people know about them and what problems can happen best truck to drive instead of wrench on
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Go with the Slash. Nitro is a hassle and always will be. With the right battery and motor you can go faster than any nitro.
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Slash comes in various versions:

2wd - rear wheel drive
4x4 - rtr with 2.4ghz radio
4x4 platinum w/o radio
4x4 ultimate w/ 2.4 radio

If you have radio equipment already, I would recommend the platinum edition. The 2wd Slah is fun to drive as well, it's cheaper because it doesn't have brushless system installed.

The short course trucks are very popular these days, more popular than 1/10 buggy and stadium trucks. What will be the next popular class is 1/8 electric buggies.
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get the slash 4x4.Fast and simple.It is a good racer and a good basher.Get the one with the 2.4ghz,you will not regret it.
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i have the slash and love it. well mines 4x2 so the 4x4 one would probably be even greater
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plantinum and ultimate have lots of hop-up parts, good for racing but cost more.

ultimate is basically a plantinum edition plus the radio gear, battery and ac charger.
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thanks for the input guys
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"SLASH" all the way
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Go with the slash 4x4!!!! As far as the ultimate or the platinum or the plain 4x4 depends on what you will use it for. If you plan on racing with it, spend the extra $$$ and go with the ultimate! A lot of very usefull parts on it that you won't have to buy later. It is a very tough truck and as long as it maintained in a few areas on a regular basis you won't regret it. Mostof all HAVE FUN!!!
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slash over losi ten t definatly, But if your keen on the short course truck, you can't really get more durable than the Jammin SCRT10. This truck is basically a scaled down 1/8th racer design. You can put a wide variety of brushless systems in it and it goes like a stabbed rat.

Highly recommended.
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Originally Posted by matharvey View Post
slash over losi ten t definatly, But if your keen on the short course truck, you can't really get more durable than the Jammin SCRT10. This truck is basically a scaled down 1/8th racer design. You can put a wide variety of brushless systems in it and it goes like a stabbed rat.

Highly recommended.
I would not recomend the Ofna or the Jammin due to the weak a arms, bent shock shafts and bent dog bones..I would have to say NOT tough, it is fast for racing and is my choice for racing, the slash is pretty good but it does have a few problems as well..I would go with the HPI Blitz, fast, pretty tough, good price, it's only 2wd but it's really really good.
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