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09-06-2020, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Herrsavage

I "of late" I meant the last several years. ...

I "of late" I meant the last several years.

And back to the availability thing, several years ago when Kratons were becoming big, availability, at least here in Germany, was good. There were chop...
09-02-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,256
Posted By Herrsavage

There is a consolidation going on in RC, with...

There is a consolidation going on in RC, with Horizon buying up lots of companies, and IMVHO it's not good for hobbyists. Horizon just bought Proline, and the thread in the offroad section is "RIP...
09-02-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,256
Posted By Herrsavage

I recently got a Kraton, and kind of regret it....

I recently got a Kraton, and kind of regret it. It's not really the truck's fault though. Bit complicated, but basically I wanted a Kraton about five years ago, before Horizon got their hands on...
09-01-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,256
Posted By Herrsavage

Which truck is better suited to general(i.e. not...

Which truck is better suited to general(i.e. not triple backflipping over houses etc..) all around bashing, blasting up and down the street, etc.. - on 6S - the E-revo 2.0, or the Kraton V4?
08-29-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,256
Posted By Herrsavage

I have never liked Traxxas because it seems like...

I have never liked Traxxas because it seems like their trucks are designed from the ground up to NEED upgrades, tuning, etc.. Has that changed?
08-24-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,929
Posted By Herrsavage

There is no bigger waste of forum space IMO than...

There is no bigger waste of forum space IMO than telling people to go search elsewhere for whatever they're looking for.. Even if it's the 5th thread with other ones obviously and easily findable,...
08-21-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,840
Posted By Herrsavage

I recently bought a Kraton 6S and so far the...

I recently bought a Kraton 6S and so far the servo and diffs are fine. 6S is pretty crazy..

I personally would never get involved with a company like Traxxas with proprietary bits and the need for...
Forum: Chat Lounge
08-10-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,055
Posted By Herrsavage

I think it's gone in the opposite direction - now...

I think it's gone in the opposite direction - now there are too few. And the main one - Horizon - is basically awful. I was out of the car scene for a good five years, but then thanks to the corona...
08-02-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,015
Posted By Herrsavage

Looks like this thing has diff issues out of the...

Looks like this thing has diff issues out of the box.. Couple threads over on the Arrma forum.

I have become very critical of Horizon over the years, and this kind of thing doesn't change that....
07-23-2020, 10:07 PM
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Views: 704,848
Posted By Herrsavage

FB is an abomination for RC stuff in my...

FB is an abomination for RC stuff in my experience.. Especially selling - some teenager will get you tangled up in a 40-message exchange, then bail at the last minute. Highly, HIGHLY annoying.. I...
07-23-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 704,848
Posted By Herrsavage

This whole forum is dead, unfortunately... I just...

This whole forum is dead, unfortunately... I just got a Kraton, and all anybody seems to be talking about on that front is the - massively overpriced - 8S... I get the impression a little bit people...
07-22-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,994
Posted By Herrsavage

I can't believe people pay for these things... ...

I can't believe people pay for these things...

I just got a Kraton 6S, so have been searching for things. I look up "Kraton body" and find things for €130.. I'm like, WTH? Oh, 8S... Then...
07-16-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,645
Posted By Herrsavage

The one I wanted is still for sale, but I am just...

The one I wanted is still for sale, but I am just unsure about it.. Even though I still have tons of LST2 parts..
07-16-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 823,492
Posted By Herrsavage

Nice.. I'd like to see a video of it... Does it...

Nice.. I'd like to see a video of it... Does it rrrrriiipppp?


Edit - Man, those new Kyosho bodies are fugly... Mix between a tadpole and an insect or something..
07-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,645
Posted By Herrsavage

(Decent) crawlers are WAY too expensive.. I have...

(Decent) crawlers are WAY too expensive.. I have way t0o many cars right now.. :p

I have a couple of the mini crawlers from Hobbyking - very slow and they make a horrendously annoying noise..
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07-15-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 25,219
Posted By Herrsavage

Don't mean to be Mr. Negative, but I was always...

Don't mean to be Mr. Negative, but I was always of the opinion that pullstarts on big blocks were a bad idea... On the other hand, a Losi Spinstart is about as reliable a way to start an engine as...
07-14-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 25,219
Posted By Herrsavage

I got my first brushless truck - an MT4 G3 -...

I got my first brushless truck - an MT4 G3 - probably five years ago. I always just ran it on 4S, and honestly it felt pretty fast and I was always happy with its speed. But yes, I always preferred...
07-11-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 25,219
Posted By Herrsavage

Nice! Looks good.. Weird to see and hear a...

Nice! Looks good.. Weird to see and hear a nitro after running my brushless trucks so much recently. Might have to go get mine out..
07-11-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,645
Posted By Herrsavage

Second MT4 G3 rim rounded out in the space of a...

Second MT4 G3 rim rounded out in the space of a week on the Kraton with 6S.... Those rims had been fine on 4S for five years....
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-10-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,640
Posted By Herrsavage

I'm glad he asked it - and here. That stupid...

I'm glad he asked it - and here. That stupid function annoys me too...
07-10-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,645
Posted By Herrsavage

I would think hitting a tree at WOT would be a...

I would think hitting a tree at WOT would be a complete write-off..

I took them out to the flying field recently, and one of the older guys was really eyeing the Kraton as an option for towing his...
07-10-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,645
Posted By Herrsavage

So I'm learning that this 6S thing is all about...

So I'm learning that this 6S thing is all about the challenge of keeping it in a straight line.. :p

I have a 14T pinion on it, and on 6S it's silly fast.. My MT4 G3 with 15T pinion is about as...
07-09-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,613
Posted By Herrsavage

Nice and all, but IMO these big scale things just...

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,...
07-06-2020, 05:40 AM
07-06-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,645
Posted By Herrsavage

I did tighten up those end screws a couple days...

I did tighten up those end screws a couple days ago. But just now, taking a closer look, it seems the plastic of the upper arm itself has just become really soft... I can twist the whole hub around...
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