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Old 10-21-2007, 11:19 AM
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Are there any plans on doing an expert review of the volcano?
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:40 AM
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Idk i think they're still working on the avalanche review. Cant wait to see that! i think im getting an avalanche pretty soon here
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Old 10-21-2007, 05:22 PM
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get one bro, i love it, its a great truck, i cant find a thing wrong with it as of yet.
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Old 10-21-2007, 05:24 PM
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get one bro, i love it, its a great truck, i cant find a thing wrong with it as of yet.
The avalanche or the Volcano.
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Old 10-21-2007, 05:35 PM
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the avalanche, i was talking to backyardracer, they are both good trucks but you cant compare the volcano to the avalanche
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Old 10-21-2007, 05:37 PM
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how does the volcano do in grass?
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Old 10-21-2007, 05:38 PM
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does good, its a truck and not really low to the ground.
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Old 10-21-2007, 06:33 PM
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The volcano is sweet! but yea about the avalanche i found one for $287 on E*#y The E-word!! saw that and thought well dangg thats the same as the hurricane and i would much rather have the avalanche cause where i live is rough
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thats a great deal, just be careful with the shipping, make sure there not ripping you off on the shipping.
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:35 PM
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you said same top speed as rustler! Really. Interesting.
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:37 PM
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yeah, i would say the rustler and volcano have the same top speed around 35mph, i know traxxas says like 50mph on the nitro rustler but i own one and i dont see it happening.
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:39 PM
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Well I've seen videos and it seems a lot faster than 35. Is your jato the same?
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:43 PM
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we were fooling with the jato today, i got 50mph out of it today, i have a radar gun that i use, a bushnell one, its supposed to be accurate to within + or - 1mph.
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:45 PM
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Maybe there is something wrong with your rustler. The jato is similar to the rustler except it's two speed. And they're rated at 5MPH apart?
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:53 PM
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no the rustler is rated at 50mph and the jato is rated at 65mph
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:55 PM
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OH. The jato is a 3.3......I thought it was a 2.5. In that case....what speed could I get from an OS .18 CV-RX in a volcano?
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Old 10-21-2007, 07:59 PM
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i have a 2.5r ported and polished in the jato, its crazy fast. as far as the os, it maybe a little faster like 38-40 mph but your acceleration would be much better than stock.
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Actually the 2.5R is rated at 55 and the 3.3 is 65.

2.5R http://www.traxxas.com/products/nitro/jato/trx_jato.htm

3.3 http://www.traxxas.com/products/nitr...trx_jato33.htm
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sorry, i was off by 5mph, i will be more careful next time
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sorry, i was off by 5mph, i will be more careful next time
Yup

Back to the Volcano and the Monsoon. I read that the exaust pipe on the monsoon touches the fuel tank. Is that how it is out of the box? No big deal.
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mine wasnt touching on the avalanche but i bent it a little further away just in case.
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Even though the monsoon is so much better......that price differnece seems so much more......like what could I get in addition to the volcano.......another 100 in parts and hop ups. I think the monsoon might actully be too big for my track. I built it and it's not that wide or big.
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Old 10-21-2007, 08:56 PM
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bro, your really fussing over this, i mean really badly, lol. start with the volcano, its smaller and less intemedating. When you feel you up to a faster, larger nitro, get the avalance or monsoon. I wouldnt really suggest starting off with a 1/8 powerhouse like the monsoon or avalanche for your first nitro.
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bro, your really fussing over this, i mean really badly, lol. start with the volcano, its smaller and less intemedating. When you feel you up to a faster, larger nitro, get the avalance or monsoon. I wouldnt really suggest starting off with a 1/8 powerhouse like the monsoon or avalanche for your first nitro.
I know but I cannot buy many cars. Would the hurricane be any better.
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Old 10-21-2007, 09:06 PM
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i am not saying but them all now, start off with the volcano, use it, learn how a nitro works, tuning, and the ins and the outs, then when your ready, jump to the avalanche or monsoon, sell the volcano and put the $ twards the larger one, if you keep it in good shape you can get some decent $ for it.
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