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Old 06-06-2008, 07:02 AM
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He wants to know what is the BEST electric to get on the market today.

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Old 06-06-2008, 07:22 AM
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E-firestorm flux.
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Old 06-06-2008, 07:39 AM
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Do the Shiny chrome "Scorch" wheels make it the best?

Charlie likes sharp shiny objects.
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Old 06-06-2008, 08:43 AM
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I talked to a Traxxas representitive the other day, maybe Charlie should hold out for this beast, called the Slasher, since they see the slash as being discontinuesd already.

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What are the tips? Carbide or diamond? Or something better.
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Old 06-06-2008, 08:52 AM
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Default RE: Charlie Called Today

How does Charlie like the ever elusive traxxas kit from the last "best" thread? I can imagine how many circles this thread's going to take...

Honda Asimo is the best robot, and the Chevy Volt will be the best car (unless Toyota beats them to it). Electric what?

OH! I forgot about the Tesla, that's an awesome beast of a car that's soley electric.
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The tips of the blade are Carbide but if you buy the VXL version you get Adamantium tips.
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The motor that spins the blades is brushless on the VXL, but they still maintain the Titans power the drivetrain [:@]
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Old 06-06-2008, 09:17 AM
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I found a picture of the Flux and I have to admit it looks too good to be true.

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It looks like a 1:1 scale car very nice..
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Worth a closer look once it comes out.
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Old 06-06-2008, 10:56 AM
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I was reading that the knobbies only come out when the wheels start rotating to keep that clean look.
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I was reading that the knobbies only come out when the wheels start rotating to keep that clean look.

Now thats innovation!
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I talked to a Traxxas representitive the other day, maybe Charlie should hold out for this beast, called the Slasher, since they see the slash as being discontinuesd already.

Slasher? Thats "Nightmare" from battlebots. Great show!
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Old 06-06-2008, 12:27 PM
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Maybe Charlie should get Tamiya's latest semi. It's so cool![8D]
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Old 06-06-2008, 12:28 PM
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That thing looks half tank, half semi, half train. 3 halfs.
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Man, hows Charlie doin'? I havent seen him since Nam.
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Default RE: Charlie Called Today

He called me last week asking the same question Longhair posted. He's doing well, he's heavily involved in nitro R/C's and wanted to give electric a shot, but he said its not worth anything if he doesn't get the single best truck or car since he will only be purchasing one electric vehicle.
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How much $ is he willing to spend?
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He said money is no object, you can't get the best without shelling $$$$
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Old 06-06-2008, 04:31 PM
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There is always Dad's credit card
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well, schools out, he doesn't have to worry about homework now . . .
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That thing looks half tank, half semi, half train. 3 halfs.
and also half batmobile
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Old 06-06-2008, 11:58 PM
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lol,who the hell is charlie??
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I was reading that the knobbies only come out when the wheels start rotating to keep that clean look.

Reminded me of a toy I had as a young child

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5W4MYJt8c4w
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