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zippo855
2009.12.04, 10:14 PM
only thing im not liking is the fact that you need 8 aa's to charge it. granted it comes with all the batteries needed, but its still the principal of it. I was going to get the black one, but it was black body black beadlocks, this one has blue body blue beadlocks. lol. i'll probly get a black body for it eventually though. and suprisingly this thing is rather heavy for as small as it is.
on a positive note the tx only takes 4 batteries.

well here she is, picked it up last tuesday, day after the lhs got them, let pics speak for itself.


http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3160.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3161.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3163.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3164.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3165.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3166.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3167.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3168.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3169.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3170.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3171.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3172.jpg

ok managed to snap a few videos, its amzing how tall of things this will climb. the game box it just went right up on. and it trys taller things as well, main thing is keeping traction and making sure your not steep enough it topples over.

http://s598.photobucket.com/albums/tt68/zipposcustoms/?action=view&current=100_3224.flv

http://s598.photobucket.com/albums/tt68/zipposcustoms/?action=view&current=100_3225.flv

http://s598.photobucket.com/albums/tt68/zipposcustoms/?action=view&current=100_3226.flv

http://s598.photobucket.com/albums/tt68/zipposcustoms/?action=view&current=100_3227.flv

well grabbed some pics as far as size comparison and heres what i got, same length as the hummer, smaller than my other 2 crawlers, titan and 4 runner, and then smaller than my titan snow truck of course.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3239.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3240.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3241.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3242.jpg

MantisMMA
2009.12.04, 11:13 PM
take all of the springs off of it and add some lead to the front of it over the servo, makes a HUGE difference! i am designing some wheels for it to allow you to convert 1/24 scale model bodies to it!!

also move the battery all the way to the back over the axle and double side tape it.

zippo855
2010.01.11, 11:53 PM
well after seeing some of a member on another forums updates, i figured id do some of them and do some of my own

pics arent the greatest, ill get some better ones later

i changed out the springs for some shorter ones, makes for better articulation, but still gives it a little bit of suspension. i need to find my double sided sticky tape, or buy some more to mount the battery. until i figure out what i want to do for a better battery anyway. and i weighted the wheels internally. wont reveal what i used for the time being. still need to test it and see how it holds up ;)
well heres a few pics
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3320.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3319.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll28/zippo855/100_3317.jpg

in the background is one of my xmods crawlers i put together, but the losi is a whole nother level of crawling