|Sep 16, 2013, 10:06 PM|
Been Slashing About
Super Ultimate Slash 4x4
Hello All, I have not spent a lot of time flying as it seems I've been preoccupied with my Traxxas RC vehicles. Its amazing how much time effort and money one of these units can consume....
I have been having a lot of fun upgrading my Slash Ultimate and in the mean time I built a Rally from a roller chassis I picked up. The Rally is basically a LCG (Low Center Gravity) Slash set to rally car trim. I thought it may be fun to have a cross platform RC car that can run well on pavement, as well as dirt roads.. It was a great idea until I started accumulating arts that will convert this Rally into a GT8 on road car. Funny how projects progress.
Here it is with a Ford Focus Body that may not see use once converted to GT8
I performed some speed trials on the Rally and hit a respectable 62MPH using a 4s Lipo, powered with a Castle Creations Mamba Monster 2 ESC and Neu-Castle 1512-2650kv motor. It was then I decided to convert it fully to GT8 running on road.
Pilot Rally Run
Second Rally and Ultimate run
If you're interested at all, come check out my build threads on the Traxxas forums.
Slash Ultimate 4x4 Build Thread
Rally Build Thread
I did receive my Park Zone Extra 300, however have not yet assembled it for a test flight... Maybe sometime soon as I was pretty excited to get this plane.
Thanks for reading!
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