Traxxas Rustler

Discussion in 'RC General & Getting Started' started by UBdead, Jul 9, 2004.

  1. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    I'm thinking about buying a traxxas rustler..

    Do you guys think it's a good buy?
  2. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    It's pretty good, but I went with the team associated t3 ruck. More option parts.
  3. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    yeah, but also more $$
  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    true. The traxxas rustler is fine, but if you want a 4wd electric, go with the hpi electric mt. I have the nitro version, and it is really good. I don't know how much it is.
  5. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    but there is no EP version of the MT
  6. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

  7. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    oh yeah, you're right.. I've seen that one a while ago..
    Too bad they don't exist anymore
  8. SpArKeY_STi

    SpArKeY_STi Guest

    Ebay... they are still (at times) in bulk for cheap.

    As for my thoughts on the rustler... the only worth while Traxxas products are T-maxx 2.5, E-Maxx, and the Revo. The HPI E MT is an amazing truck. It was just recently (like, 4 months top) discontinued. But im not a big fan of the rustler unless you do the AWD dual engine mod.
  9. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    I don't have very mutch money, and I don't live in the US...

    the dutch ebay doesn't have mutch to offer
  10. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    And i'm gonna buy a e-maxx for my bithday
  11. SpArKeY_STi

    SpArKeY_STi Guest

    Lol... had to add the e-maxx thing in a new post, couldnt edit? Lol...

    Anyway, i understand the dutch ebay doesnt have much... but i still wouldnt go with a rustler. They are poopy... If anything, go with a T2 or B2 or something old that you can find cheap thats a buggy or truck and jack the suspension. I can get my RC10T to the height of the rustler, but mines much more reliable and just a better truck overall.
  12. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    wich brand?

    And yeah, forgot the edit part

    Oh associated, i see.

    (this one's edited 3 times)

    And what about the DuraTrax evader?

    Does anyone else know a good buggy-truck EP? (RTR)

    (4 times)
  13. SpArKeY_STi

    SpArKeY_STi Guest

    Lol.. havin fun with edit?

    Heres a list of buggys...

    Losi BK1
    Losi BK2
    Duratrax Evader BX

    List of Trucks...

    Losi MF
    Losi MF2
    Losi XXX-T
    Losi XX-T
    Losi X-T?
    Duratrax EP
    RS4 MT

    Then you have...

    Mad Force
    Clod Buster
  14. UBdead

    UBdead Guest

    Yup, BIG fun..

    I found a RS4 MT on an other dutch auction site..
    I'll check that out

    Oh S**t, now that I think of it, AHHHHHH! Aint got enough money!!!
  15. AE86 Drifter

    AE86 Drifter Guest

    get a stamped they are really really fun almost as fun as driftin and they are damn near indestructible and did i mention fairly affordable!
    i launch mine all the time like 20 feet plus and i have never broke it. just the slider set screw has come loose and i have stripped tons of spurs. the price you pay landing on throttle after a 20 foot launch

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