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Old 05-19-2006, 12:32 PM
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Anyone bought the pro yet? any reviews, suggestions?[8D]
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Old 05-19-2006, 12:39 PM
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I really want to see some pictures with all the upgrades and stuff on it.
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Old 05-19-2006, 01:15 PM
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I have it, but HSP Bazooka PRO, i took it with SH .21 PRO Engine (same on sportwerks) And its Realy Screams. Later i will make pictures from it
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Old 05-19-2006, 02:24 PM
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not the same, redcat 1/8 pro is all aluminum upgrades included+ .28 sh engine
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Old 05-19-2006, 04:13 PM
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A guy @ work ordered one last nite. I'll take some pics and post when he gets it. Should be next week.
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Old 05-19-2006, 05:18 PM
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thanks, i know what it looks like, i ordered one last week,friday to be exact and they shipped until last night[:@], so i was just asking around for first impressions on the speed and overall handling
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Old 05-20-2006, 09:44 PM
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Hey guys the buggy is the Redcat Hurricane XP Pro here's a link with some huge close-ups

http://www.auctiva.com/hostedimages/...0,0,0&format=0


It really is a crazy machine
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Old 05-20-2006, 11:19 PM
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yeah, its definatelly like no other redcat..... it looks seriusly well put together
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Old 05-20-2006, 11:22 PM
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Wow that's nice looking. I guess I had better start saving up.
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Old 05-21-2006, 01:12 AM
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Haha.
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Old 05-21-2006, 02:11 AM
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With a little luck I'll have one in a couple weeks.
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Old 05-21-2006, 11:45 AM
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With a little luck I'll have one in a couple weeks.
Let us know how it performs when you get it!
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Old 05-23-2006, 12:49 AM
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So what does this thing weigh? Guess with the .28 engine it really don't matter tho [>:]
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Old 05-23-2006, 01:21 AM
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Default RE: Anyone own a 1/8 xp pro yet?

i have an X-terminator and a Savage already, so obviously I don't really care about weight
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Old 05-23-2006, 06:05 AM
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Now that you guys mention weight, i must say that my volcano with all the aluminum installed feels at least 1 1/2 - 2 lbs heavier then with plastic parts[X(], i know the car is definetly a tank in the abuse department, but i still have to drive it to see how it handles with all the added weight.
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Old 05-23-2006, 12:29 PM
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Make sure you drive through your neighbor's fence and give us a full damage report
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haha, i agree. A Movie gets you bonus points.
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Old 05-27-2006, 07:31 AM
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Default RE: Anyone own a 1/8 xp pro yet?

finally received it, i haven't started yet, but let me tell you it looks awesome in the gray/black color scheme, all aluminum parts except for the front lower a arma which are plastic[&o], the rest seems pretty sturdy, except for the radio[:'(], you think that maybe in this price range they could offer a little better radio, i'll keep you posted on the performance
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Old 05-27-2006, 09:45 AM
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STRANGE! XP PRO doesn't seem to be available at redcatracing. Found it at rufaster.com!
Does anyone know why redcat isn't promoting this car? Just curious!
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Old 05-27-2006, 10:23 AM
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It seems they are working on realunching a new webpage, so they need to redo the whole thing and introduce the new car or cars?
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Old 05-27-2006, 12:10 PM
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Alot of people upgrade the radio's. Its normal to get a low quality radio. My brother in law, (chubbysuncle) got a new savage and he got a am radio also.
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Old 05-27-2006, 09:15 PM
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But it works! All RTR's go cheap somewhere. Most noob's don't let their cars get to far away to worry about range. AM' s are fine for close backyard bashing. As you get better with control and start going farther away you need to upgrade. My buddy @ work is getting a Pro as his first car. If you want a better radio buy a kit car or buy one and sell the one from the car before you use it. My Savage came with a Rotostart. Thats the first thing that got changed! Researched the HPI forum and found out they suck. I'll sell that on Ebay and buy another gallon of fuel or more parts from Chubbysdad! LOL
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Alot of people upgrade the radio's. Its normal to get a low quality radio. My brother in law, (chubbysuncle) got a new savage and he got a am radio also.
LOL, show me one stock RTR that isn't a Losi that comes with a radio that doesnt' deserve to be binned right away[&:]

I'm exaggerating, of course...but my years of high end rc radios have spoiled me, LOL.
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Old 05-28-2006, 12:18 AM
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Now, when I read PRO on a box, first thing that comes to mind is racing... hence the reason I clicked this link. Is Redcat tryin to attract racers?

I dont see anything that'd make it a "pro", except for its all aluminum.
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Old 05-28-2006, 01:41 AM
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kemo, the biggest issue from what I've read with the car is the overall durability of the suspension components.

Since I have yet to drive one, I can't say anything, but if they're comfortable with putting an SH .28 in it...then hell, it must have at least an ALRIGHT drivetrain, right?
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