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Old 05-12-2015, 05:11 PM
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Am interested in off road truck 1/10 scale. Based on our track, newness to sport, local availability etc have narrowed it down to two. Would appreciate feedback on the these two: "Helion Volition vs Team Associated SC10.
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I cant say I have driven either but I just read a review on the volition and it sounds half decent. However, for racing I'd go with the associated. You'll have other drivers there using the same truck, you will be able to compare setups, etc. Plus it doesnt look like the volition is entirely tunable with fixed length links all the way around.
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agree with kistner sc10 for track use
Old 05-14-2015, 11:14 PM
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I cant say I have driven either but I just read a review on the volition and it sounds half decent.
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Originally Posted by seitz00 View Post
... Based on our track, ....
If only a person could a basic kit to put in some decent electronics right from the get go. RTR packages don't mean Ready-To-Race IMO. I would not recommend one to someone looking to jump straight into racing... that is if the OP was referring to a local sanctioned racing scene.

Most of the time RTR packages include items (electronics) that are not quite up to par; sometimes less than mediocre radio/servo/ESC/motor is just included for the Ready-To-Run factor and keeping the price point to a minimum. And let's not forget about the tires...most RTRs probably come with a medium compound tire set.

I don't want to be a buzz-kill to anyone looking to get in the hobby, but I don't know quite what your intentions are with a new truck purchase. If you are wanting to jump right into something--"get you're feet wet" type of person...then by all means RTR is for you.

I have to give kudos to Helion for the radio they've included in with the Volition though. A RTR radio with End Point Adjustments on the steering and throttle...awesome!
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I just read a review on the volition and it sounds half decent.
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I just read a review on the volition and it sounds half decent.
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Originally Posted by robyanhuz View Post
I just read a review on the volition and it sounds half decent.
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If you are lucky to have a track by you then go see what others are driving and talk to them.
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Exactly! They're only ready to RUN! Life is too short to stay stock.
Originally Posted by RustyUs View Post
If only a person could a basic kit to put in some decent electronics right from the get go. RTR packages don't mean Ready-To-Race IMO. I would not recommend one to someone looking to jump straight into racing... that is if the OP was referring to a local sanctioned racing scene.

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