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Traxxasslash4/4 - 9.07.15, 6:18 pm Post #1: | Reply With Quote
So I really would like to get one of these three and they are all really different but I just need help deciding between the 3. I will not be racing just bashing around my land and running it on my track. I don't plan on really doing anything to it for a little while so what would be the best RTR one out of the three? Oh and the more speed the better. Thanks in advance!
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Matts175 - 10.05.15, 12:45 pm Post #2: | Reply With Quote
Slash, hands down. Why? Because it's the longest of the 3, so it will resist the urge to wheelie every 5 seconds. Wheelies are cool the first day you get your r/c, but you'll grow tired of it very quickly.
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Lard4Hire - 10.05.15, 11:17 pm Post #3: | Reply With Quote
What will you be running it in? Grass? Mud? Dirt? Snow? Keep in mind about clearance. If you will be on mostly smooth-ish surfaces, I would go Slash like Matts said. It's better on a track than the others from what I know. I have the P4DE because I run in grass and snow.

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noob96 - 10.05.15, 11:55 pm Post #4: | Reply With Quote
looks like you already have a slash 4x4, i would mix it up, get the stampede if you need ground clearance and dont mind following it around to flip it over, if you have a smoother surface to run definitely go with the rustler.
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Commandrx - 10.06.15, 1:58 pm Post #5: | Reply With Quote
As a former owner of the Original Stampede I say go with the Stampede 4x4 as it is a fun truck and damn sturdy. While trying to see if I could climb up my threshold of my side door I had to floor it to get the back wheels up it and accidentally launch it down my basement steps. My kids thought I fell down the stairs LOL. Truck survived every step
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MoggFanatic - 10.06.15, 2:11 pm Post #6: | Reply With Quote
Depends, do you want another 4x4 or do you want a 2wd? If you already have a Slash 4x4, I think a Stampede 4x4 would compliment that nicely (for hard bashing). Although for speed and light bashing, I think you'd be happy with a brushless 2wd Rustler or Slash. A 2wd Pede is a great rig too, but it needs a bit of work to make it more stable. Wheelies are always fun IMO, and the 2wd Pede is the king of wheelies.
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JoeRC2013 - 10.06.15, 4:01 pm Post #7: | Reply With Quote
How about a slashpede 4x4

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