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Savage XS or Slash 4x4?

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Old 06-20-2012, 11:34 AM
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Default Savage XS or Slash 4x4?

Ill be using is for bashing, which one should I get? Which one is fastest on 2's? Which one is most fun?
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Old 06-20-2012, 11:44 AM
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You should get the Savage XS.......

There isn't a 4wd Slash out there that can take this tyoe of beating and keep coming back for more..

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsakoqeB8vU[/youtube]


And here it is doing standing backflips...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEW8M5Cpi3M[/youtube]
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:19 PM
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Flux XS hands down. Buy it and don;t look back. you will not regret it
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:25 PM
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I'd take a pede 4X4 over a slash 4X4 for bashing as it has better clearance due to taller tires, and a body that doesn't make it rock like a 1977 cutlass going down the express way at 70 mph in 40mph winds(I've seen it, and its what the slash 4X4's driving reminded me of)... I had a slash 4X4, and didn't like it so I converted it to a pede 4X4 and liked it way more.

Can't say anything about a savage XS as I've not owned one
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I'd get the Savage XS kit version. I'm building it right now, and it's a lot of fun.
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I haven't had a xs or played wit one but I can tell u this . The slash/ped 4x4 platform can take a beating with rpm arms... Jus look on you tube at the beatings people put on there slashes ....
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Hmm, well i have heard a lot of good things about both trucks, but the Slash isn't really a basher IMO, and a lot of other people say that too! So i would get the XS cause that looks like a fun little thing LOL 
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I'd go with the Savage XS due to the fact it's cheaper and it can take a beating judging from what I have read about it. For bashing purposes I would get the Stampede over the Slash if my heart was set on that platform.

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Lost of comments but only 1 vote?

Poor voter turnout, but lots of opinions.

Reminds me of something else...
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Lost of comments but only 1 vote?

Poor voter turnout, but lots of opinions.

Reminds me of something else...
Yea for some reason I cannot vote. It doesn't have the option lol
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Weird, I was able to yesterday. That's my lone vote there for the Savage.
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:31 AM
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Lost of comments but only 1 vote?

Poor voter turnout, but lots of opinions.

Reminds me of something else...
Yea for some reason I cannot vote. It doesn't have the option lol
ditto
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:30 AM
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I tried to fix the poll but I can't. I'll raise it with tech support...

I'd probably go Savage XS too, but the kit version, with good quality stuff in it.
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Maybe the OP set up the poll to have a deadline?
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First thing I checked.
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I tried to fix the poll but I can't. I'll raise it with tech support...

I'd probably go Savage XS too, but the kit version, with good quality stuff in it.
Therefore, I win with the only vote.
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I tried to fix the poll but I can't. I'll raise it with tech support...

I'd probably go Savage XS too, but the kit version, with good quality stuff in it.
Therefore, I win with the only vote.
LOL Yep!

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I was wondering why nobody was voting , if I were to get the savage XS kit, what brushless system should I put in it? I want the total cost of the XS kit and the brushless system to be about the same cost as RTR, AND I want the brushless system to perform as well or faster/better (in a perfect world).

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I was wondering why nobody was voting , if I were to get the savage XS kit, what brushless system should I put in it? I want the total cost of the XS kit and the brushless system to be about the same cost as RTR, AND I want the brushless system to perform as well or faster/better (in a perfect world).

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The BL setup in the XS is notorious for pretending its a nitro and letting out smoke
seeing its an $80 difference you aren't going to make the xs ss kit for the same cost as the RTR seeing the radio even the cheapest 2.4ghz on the market costs $20, and a $60 BL setup won't work. the BL setup will probably cost $100 (HW EZ-run 60A) at least and potentially a servo ($20) as I'm not sure if the kit has one it doesn't mentioned ones needed but also doesn't state its included, plus batteries.
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Not possible. I would probably put the Castle 1410 4-pole system in it, but that'll run you $239 alone with the MMP speed control. It'll be a beast and well worth it, but if you ain't got that much budget, just get the RTR.
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From my experience I've always like the HobbyWing Steupswww.hobbypartz.com/07e-combo-js1.html
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:40 PM
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what about with a $30 discount from towerhobbies and the fact I already have a radio?
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Yep you'll be about the same i believe. If you go with that HobbyWing System
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From my experience I've always like the HobbyWing Steups www.hobbypartz.com/07e-combo-js1.html
I wouldn't do that one personally its 45amps sensored for on-road use
I would think the 60A ez-run could move it. seeing the stock on the RTR is supposedly like 50amps

The SC10 might work which is a little more expensive, and 70Amps. But from what I read theres a lot of ppl likeing the SC8 esc on it.
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O your right Venom! I just seen the combo i didn't look at amp ratings LOL. But yeah your right the 60A would be the best
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