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Old 05-02-2004, 07:42 PM
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My younger brother in law is about to grad from high school and his fam, and I are looking into getting him a rc truck as a gift.. He lives in mountians area so a rock climbing truck would be best..

I was wondering what everyone thought the best rock climbing truck would be... Where in the 250-300 dollar range. Thank you
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Old 05-02-2004, 08:31 PM
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first if u want to spen a little more get the txt-1. if not get clod buster both are made by tamiya
Old 05-02-2004, 09:02 PM
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get the txt-1.they dont make STALK clod parts anymore as far as i kmow
Old 05-02-2004, 09:03 PM
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get the txt-1.they dont make STALK clod parts anymore as far as i kmow
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Default RE: best rock truck?

hm that tough I would go with a clod or txt but they will cost alot mor ethan 300 to be a setup crawler.

What about a tlt?Im sure you can get a nice setup for under $300
Old 05-02-2004, 09:06 PM
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Default RE: best rock truck?

yeah txt 1 is the best and thats what we would like but cost little more than we have.. the clod is pretty ugly lol, any other ideas?
Old 05-02-2004, 09:10 PM
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stock of course its ugly but modify it and it becomes a work of art.

And yes they still make parts for the clod

I still think a tlt-1 would be the way to go
Old 05-02-2004, 09:24 PM
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where the heck do you buy the clod buster at? I Cant find it for sale
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how about tower hobbies.


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Does he already have a radio, battery, & charger? For that price range the TLT is probably the best bet.
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no this will be his very first rc truck, I kinnda want to get him something simple to use... I live out of state so I wont be able to help him out all the time..
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electric it must be then. if its his first rc, he wont do good with a nitro.
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If u do go nitro the XTM X-factor is the absolute best rock cralwer stock there is.
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ORIGINAL: Mxracer45

If u do go nitro the XTM X-factor is the absolute best rock cralwer stock there is.
you mean best nitro crawler stock and at that RCA said the madforce was a better crawler than the xfactor stock vs stock because of the xfactors crappy tires.

nitro and rock crawling don't really mix well.Nitro motors cant reach the high rpms as fast as a electric motor making it alot harder and not as pleasing while crawling.
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well I think im going with the super clod buster from tower, its 209.00 not a bad price. It doesnt say what I need with it, so could you guys throw me a bone and help me out here again?
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A radio,reciever,servo,battery and charger is all you need.
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ORIGINAL: Element

A radio,reciever,servo,battery and charger is all you need.
All that will set you back about another $100-$150. The clod is a great pick and is the most common starting base for many crawlers.
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look for a used one on ebay and youll find find one with everything you need for a decent price(sometimes)
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look for a used one on ebay and youll find find one with everything you need for a decent price(sometimes)
Ya alot of my buddies pick up rtr clods for $200 or less off of ebay,
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i luv ebay just i hate those select few who try and screw ya[:@]there isnt anything you cant find on ebay
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Default RE: best rock truck?

hey thanks for the input guys, im checking ebay now for my brother inlaws new rock climber.

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