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Old 01-01-2012, 09:56 AM
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just wondering if someone could link a reputable site for scale crawlers around 200 bucks if thats possible. looking at getting a scale truck and want to see what my options are. RTR is preffered, thanks
Old 01-01-2012, 01:56 PM
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Default RE: scale crawler suggestions?!

The two options for around $200 are the Losi 1/24 Trekker at about $150 and the Venom Creeper Safari @ around $230

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...rce=google_ext

https://www.ssl-stormerhobbies.com/c...=ns&pn=VEN8420
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Default RE: scale crawler suggestions?!

I have the Redcat Super Crawler 1/8 Scale. I got it from www.redcatracingshop.com

Link: http://www.redcatracingshop.com/Redc...%20crawler.htm

It is only an FM TX/RX but for $219.00 you can't go wrong. It's 1/8 scale and so far for me works great. Also, that company give you 20% off Redcat parts if you buy the truck through them.

They also have the 1/10 Scale with 2.4GHz TX/RX for $155.99 but I went with the bigger one cause I figured I would upgrade TX/RX later anyway.

Link: http://www.redcatracingshop.com/Redc...ide%20rs10.htm

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Old 01-01-2012, 04:48 PM
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Red Cat does not make a scale truck. If they did I wouldn't touch it with a 10 foot pole. If your looking for a cheap scale rig I suggest the venom safari. Here is a link to a good price.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360416156313...84.m1423.l2648
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awesome guys, thank you all. i think i might end up going with the venom creeper safari. anyone have one, and have any pros and cons about it?
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http://www.rcdriver.com/081106
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thanks reaper, i am pretty sure this will be my next crawler.
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Default RE: scale crawler suggestions?!

The body is a bit ugly and the electronics are not the best but its not a bad rig. Its basically a creeper with a different chassis and dig. Since its based on the creeper there are a fair amount of upgrades. There are nicer scale rigs out there but either they are overly popular like the axials or to expensive.
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yeah ive been noticing that price is a big factor and when your on a budget like me its hard finding a good budget crawler. i already have a hpi crawler king that i got on trade and after much tinkering with it i got it to crawl pretty decent, but i want something more scale and i think the creeper safari fits the bill. gonna be a few weeks before i have the fund to get it but im gonna get as much info in about it as i can before hand so there are no surprises when it arrives
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If you want a good scale crawler save Up a little longer and get an axial scx10. It's worth the wait.

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