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VIDS- Traxxas TRX-4 Fun Adventures and Tests

Old 06-06-2017, 12:25 AM
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Default VIDS- Traxxas TRX-4 Fun Adventures and Tests

So far I'm in love, still trying to dial in suspension, start adding accessories, getting used to the truck before going out into the wild. Please enjoy, have a bunch of accessories on the way can't wait!!

Testing out suspension, flexing it to the max.


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Few different angles of the truck with a camera slider, tires and wheels are the obvious change, but there will be more change coming

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Old 06-11-2017, 10:30 PM
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Here is the TRX-4 on the home course i made, im not going to lie, it had a harder time climbing the bricks hill at the start, the battery is mounted on the center, compared to the UPS truck SCX10 i have the battery mounted on the front. I have to figure out a way to mounte the battery tray or just the battery more on the front of the vehicle for better front tire grab on the climbs.

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Thanks for the vid. Really enjoyed it. I cannot believe the amount of traction those tires give you. Excellent.
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Crawl Climb Test, UPS Axial SCX10 vs Traxxas TRX-4 Comparison, i like them both, Axial feels lighter and not so top heavy, the TRX-4 feels heavier over all and more top heavy as well, but its easier to crawl slower and be more precise. I feel more confident with the Axial, but TRX-4 feels more realistic sorta, i like them both in different ways, but leaning towards TRX-4 more. I do want to try running a 35T motor on the TRX4 and mount the battery more towards the front and see how it improves etc...enjoy the comparison.

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I'm not much of crawler dude, none actually, but getting an itch for one now. I must say, Traxxas has got my full attention with that TRX-4. Thanks for the videos. You are making my wishlist in need of an update maybe. I've had the Axial on my list for a short time now.
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Set up a new cam gig, using RunCam 3, trying to get a new cool perspective, still needs few adjustments and testing, so this is a first test run, preview of the future comings, say my cam battery died to soon forgot to charge LOL


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Old 06-29-2017, 04:13 AM
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That TRX-4 looks to be a great trail truck. i'm not sure if i want that or the scx10 2 now. i still have a few concerns about the lockable diff's only because they did like venom with metal and plastic but the reviews i have read haven't said about them failing even with brushless. so a good brushed system should hold up well.
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I had a few requests to see how the cam stick is set up and how it works, here is a quick view of the stick cam and what i used, PVC pipe, wheel swivel, paint can cap, bolts and washers, Runcam 3 cube cam and go pro bike clamp. More vids on the way.

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Testing out the stick cam in the wild, it makes the TRX4 Even more top heavy, had to adjust suspension springs, will likely do a carbon fiber stick in the future, but so far it's been working just fine, video from the cam itself coming up, still editing those, lots of feet in the videos lol

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here is the shot from the camer itself, had a few days to shoot in different areas, will edit some more videos to post different locations, really enjoyed this camping trip and making these videos, hope you guys enjoy as well.

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Part 2 from day 1 camping by the ocean, with little more crawl action. With the stick it makes it more challenging crawling making it more top heavy, but it's still very enjoyable.

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The San Dunes of death!!, Trying to get out was fun, obviously these tires are not best for the sand, but it was fun trying to get myself out.

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Awesome vids. Thanks for taking the time and providing some great info.
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Im not gonna lie this one had my heart beating, it was super windy you can tell by the waves and some areas i was getting ready to jump and grab it before it went over the edge haha. But it was SUPER FUN!!!!

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What a frickn cool place to operate! Should of had your cam arm to take vid from off the ledge looking at your rig!
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Originally Posted by TheBennyB View Post
What a frickn cool place to operate! Should of had your cam arm to take vid from off the ledge looking at your rig!
i brought my drone, wanted to vid from the over the edge, but it was crazy windy
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Here are some failed climbing attempts, im trying to place the battery more to the front to see if that will benefit the climb and provide more front tires grip.


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Here is a nice relaxing vid of the Traxxas TRX-4 all clean and with the tires, wheels upgrade. WIll try and make another one with with other upgrades and changes all the accessories installed after a finish her up.


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Old 08-30-2017, 12:50 AM
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It is a really nice car.But we need to built by ourself to make it performance well.
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Thanks again for the cool vids. Get that thing dirty will ya! Feels like an advertisement for shelf queens.
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Lol
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Sadly not having 4 arms to operate both at the same time, but it was still fun to make, The drone show the amazing location and the cliffs and size, The stick camera mounted on the TRX4 provides an awesome close up view of the area and then me trying to operated the truck while recording at the same time shows some of the slightly dangerous spots of the location. One of the best experiences i had to date, cant wait to go back to play there more

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Great spot for crawling. wow that was close to the edge at the end. knowing me my truck would be tumbling over the rocks and sinking to the bottom. awesome video.
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Great videos. How did you make that stick cam setup?

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