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Old 11-06-2010, 04:48 PM
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Ok I just went through 20 pages here and did a massive search on google and no one has a thread like this on this truck. I'm about to order one for my 7 year old for christmas so I'm interested in seeing your racing,bashing vids and or pics of this truck.
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:49 PM
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Here is a couple vids found on YouTube

Unboxing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlQo4...e_gdata_player

Nihm vs lipo test

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uvz6A...e_gdata_player
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Here is a pic.... working on a vid...
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See if i did this right..... Ifilmed this while driving LOL So the driving is not the best
www.youtube.com/watch
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Thanks for posting that phone records nice vids. This car seems great for the price tag below $200. I see u had servo issues aswell that seems common on this truck.
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I recorded that vid with my Droid X.. Just get a replacement servo from URCHobby. I think he has the trucks in stock also. Best prices anywhere.

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Yea he does have the best prices around thanks.
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i just bought one for me and my kids. i too had the servo issue. it broke, sent it to Redcat racing, the sent me a replacement. The servo that broke for me was a discontinued servo, it's possible there are RTR kits that are out there that have the old servos(like mine) and haven't been upgraded yet. mine old one was labeled B7014 the new one was labeled 3003. the B7014 has been discontinued. No problem as far as i'm concerned. got a free new one, and a great truck.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:31 PM
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Sounds good any chance of posting some piks or vids of it in action. Also I was on urchobby site and went to parts and yea they show 2 steering servos and 1 they sell is discontinued so I'm guessing the new rtr being sold might have the latest servos installed.
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I'll try to get some pics or vids over the weekend. it gets dark early now. On a separate note, One 8 year old, one caldera 10E, one Lehigh River... car was unintentionally jumped 15 feet into the Lehigh River, it spent about 30secs to 1minute under water running full throttle, came out A-OK!!!!! NEVER turn your back on an eight year old and an RC car. lesson learned>>>
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Haha thanks for telling me I'm about to order this for my 7 year old.
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Some bad picts from today and my kids at the park bashing the Caldera
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Haha any piks are good piks to me. Looks like they had fun.
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they bug me every day to take it out!!
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Haha. What batterys are you using on it.
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is the caldera larger than the volcano epx pro? i know it has a slightly better brushless system(Ezrun instead of novatech) but is it basically the same size or long/wider?

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It's wider and longer by 10mm but not
As high ground clearance as the volcano.
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Just got the caldera 10e and the steering servo lasted 2 min before it locked up. 5 days to get it and probably 3-4 weeks for a servo. Last redcat iI will ever own!
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EVERYONE that has bought a 10E has had servo problems and they talked about it on this forum. It seems redcat gota bad lot of servos and found out a little to late... i just replace them as soon as I take them out of the box.. It's a small problem that should not blemish a great truck...
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Then they should just send one not make its customers pay to ship junk to them and wait. If you buy a new car and you get off the lot and the stering quits you want to wait three weeks to get parts for it? Yes it does blemish the name. sorry just a mad customer.
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Just got the caldera 10e and the steering servo lasted 2 min before it locked up. 5 days to get it and probably 3-4 weeks for a servo. Last redcat iI will ever own!
Should of done research everyone said the servo doesn't last a week. U can order one for $10 or get one from your local hobby shop it's a easy fix so don't let that get u down.
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Just had to vent. Kudos to their warranty though, liftime on electronics. They are sending one wheni get this one sent back. Hope it is b 4 x mas. I did research it and knew off the problem but wow a whole two minutes? Crazy.I wish they were compatible with 11.1 volt lipos though. I fly helis and love lipos for them but trucks take a beating. lipos do not like that too much. Is what the difference between hard and soft packs? Does anyone know if these will handle the 8.4v nimh packs? This brand is new to me. Any help is appreciated.
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Yea I would me bad also on that servo going Out fast but o'well. That esc should be any yo handle a 8.4v battery no problem. hard packs are more for bashing as they can take a beating over the soft packs but those work great aslong as there tightly secured.
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in my experience redcat fill warrenty replacement stuff pretty quick. i had a throttle servo fail on my backdraft 3.5. i filled out their warrenty form and had a new servo at my door in 5 or 6 days. thats not to shabby.
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I hope it is quick this is a xmas gift!!!! After i took it off it works but is very noisy
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