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01-27-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By MongoPete

Agreed! We are looking for crawler #3. I like the...

Agreed! We are looking for crawler #3. I like the Redcat Sumo or Rocksta from Hobbyking. It's cool for the long winters here.

-MP
12-29-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks for the reply 429CV23, We now have 2...

Thanks for the reply 429CV23,

We now have 2 crawlers, an ECX Barrage V2 kit, and a wee 1/24 RGT Adventurer. We are just getting started with crawling, but I think what I like best about it is the...
12-05-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,264
Posted By MongoPete

RGT 1/24 Adventurer

I found this rig because I couldn't get the 1/24 Barrage to me on time for Christmas. Check out reptileman's unboxing video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0Gt5vVsjyk

I got the yellow...
12-05-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,836
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks for the reply Mr Wile, I've actually...

Thanks for the reply Mr Wile,

I've actually ordered the Barrage kit version to open with my son's ECX Amp kit on Christmas. I think building a kit is part of the fun of the hobby, and I like the...
12-04-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,836
Posted By MongoPete

Hello Mr Wile, It seems to me that you've...

Hello Mr Wile,

It seems to me that you've now had your Barrage over a year. I am just wondering how it has been overall? Is it something you still enjoy Has it been durable? Have you felt the need...
12-01-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By MongoPete

Get her some flowers and let her drive sometimes...

Get her some flowers and let her drive sometimes :) For me, it's all about fun with the boy.
11-29-2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,118
Posted By MongoPete

If you want to stay under $60, this could be a...

If you want to stay under $60, this could be a good option for you. https://hobbyking.com/en_us/basher-rocksta-1-24-4ws-mini-rock-crawler-rtr.html
11-29-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By MongoPete

This is not fast, but I think it will be fun for...

This is not fast, but I think it will be fun for inside play. I have been waiting impatiently for the 1/24 ECX Barrage scaler to come out. I found this copy of it and ordered it today. I'll still get...
11-29-2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By MongoPete

1st Micro

Hello micro fans,

While waiting around for the ECX Barrage 1/24 to be released next month, I found this, which is another version of it. Anyway, I got the yellow one on the way, but will still go...
11-22-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks Mike, We've got a brushed 2wd Slash,...

Thanks Mike,

We've got a brushed 2wd Slash, so bashers are covered. I'm currently researching what our second crawler will be. I like the 1/24 Barrage for indoors, but that wont cut it hiking...
11-18-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks for your thoughts guys. I ended up...

Thanks for your thoughts guys.

I ended up ordering the ECX Amp MT build to drive (BTD) kit for my son, and then decided I want to try scale crawling after all for myself. I'll open my ECX Barrage...
11-06-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By MongoPete

Hello cameracamel, I'm curious. How do you...

Hello cameracamel,

I'm curious. How do you like that kit? Are you happy with it? I am considering it as a trial into crawling. Thanks.
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By MongoPete

Entry-level Kit

Hello RC lovers,

My son would like to ask Santa for an RC kit that he could build himself (with as little help from Dad as possible).

The problem I'm having is that the options for unassembled...
10-06-2017, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By MongoPete

Are Crawlers Fun?

Howdy RC Madmen,

My son (7y/o) is asking Santa Claus for an RC, a kit to be more specific, so he can build it and learn all about it. He has a 2WD Slash currently. I was looking at Tamiya Midnight...
08-16-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,310
Posted By MongoPete

Just curious, what did you end up getting? Are...

Just curious, what did you end up getting? Are you happy with it? Thanks.
08-06-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By MongoPete

Hi, How did you decide? Is it VXL? I want a...

Hi,

How did you decide? Is it VXL? I want a pede to run with my son's slash but I can't decide which option to get! I know I just want to bash and have fun, but I'm worried that 2WD won't handle...
07-24-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,559
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks again Rob, Yeah, I have been living...

Thanks again Rob,

Yeah, I have been living in the capital city, Ulaanbaatar for 4 years now. It's a great place! Anyway, I am overwhelmed with indecision about my own RC as of yet, so I will just...
07-23-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,559
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks for your reply Rob. There are 2 local...

Thanks for your reply Rob.

There are 2 local shops here, but no good options, I think. One sells Tamiya and Kyosho cars and kits, with no parts in stock. That is, they just order parts as needed,...
07-22-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,559
Posted By MongoPete

Direct from China

Hello folks,

My 1st RC model since my Tamiya Falcon back in the 80s, is hopefully now making its way across the world to find me in Mongolia. I hope to share the hobby with my 7 y/o son and the...
07-20-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By MongoPete

Hi Jim, I agree completely. As much as I...

Hi Jim,

I agree completely. As much as I went into this hunt with the idea of building a Tamiya kit with my son, for all the nostalgic thoughts...REASON kicked in. There is just no way to buy a...
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By MongoPete

Hi Rob, Thanks for your input. I have...

Hi Rob,

Thanks for your input. I have decided to hold off for a bit on the 2nd vehicle. I am all but sold on a 2wd Stampede, but there is no rush, and I'm sure my boy will be happy to share his...
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By MongoPete

Thanks guys, In a strange twist of fate, the...

Thanks guys,

In a strange twist of fate, the order from Horizon Hobby could not be processed due to overseas shipping complications. SO...the 2WD Slash I ordered for my son will arrive AND, that...
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By MongoPete

Talking I Finally Pulled the Trigger!

After much exciting research, I have finally ordered my RC vehicles and equipment to get back into this hobby. Here's what I got:

From Amazon - 1/10 Traxxas Slash 2WD Mark Jenkins brushed NiMh
...
07-17-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By MongoPete

Hi Rusty. Thanks so much for taking the time to...

Hi Rusty. Thanks so much for taking the time to reply. I am super excited to have, after SO much research, FINALLY pulled the trigger! I ordered an ECX Ruckus (2WD LiPo) for me from Horizon Hobby. I...
07-15-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By MongoPete

LHS has 2 interesting, and very different...

LHS has 2 interesting, and very different choices...both RTR

Kyosho Inferno me9 for around $600

Tamiya Mad Bull XB for around $250

There were some others, but those were the two I...
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