Originally Posted by osubuckeyesgsxr750
This will make redcat owners happy. Bought a Rustler VXL the other day and ran it right after my s30. The VXL stock top speed was 38MPH. This is with the stock 3000mah NIMH battery and stock gearing. Stock vs stock s30 is faster. I would also have to say the s30 handles better. I can't wait to add a lipo battery though.
well, in fairness to the rustler...running a brushless system on a nimh is like running a race car on pump gas. get a decent 2s lipo and you will gain 5mph easy. drop in a 3s and it will scream past the tornado.
Ive done both nitros and brushless. when the choice was between nitro and brushed, nitro one for power and speed. but brushless gives you the same with less work. sure, it doesn't sound as cool, but ill take 25 minute runtimes and 45+mph speeds on a 2wd brushless over a nitro any day.
Ive owned the redcat epx pro models, which I like a lot. you think the s30 is fast, run a tornado epx pro on 3s!
Ive also had a tornado epx pro with a traxxas vxl system in it: