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HobbyKing Turnigy 1/16 4WD Monster Beetle

Ready-to-run brushless powered off-road buggy

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Turnigy 1/16-scale Monster Beetle comes RTR and is Brushless-Powered!

At 1/16-scale, the Turnigy Monster Beetle from HobbyKing measures only 11 inches long which gives it the ability to not only tackle off-road terrain but also indoor running. It comes ready-to-run with only requiring a battery pack and four “AAA” batteries for the transmitter. It is powered by a 4800Kv brushless motor system complete with a 2.4GHz radio and high-torque steering servo. The 4WD chassis is equipped with adjustable oil-filled shocks, aluminum driveshafts, anti-sway bars, metal diffs, dogbones and a fully adjustable suspension.

Just add batteries and you are ready to go!
Just add batteries and you are ready to go!
Turnigy 1/16 4WD Monster Beetle (RTR)
Motor:4800Kv brushless in-runner (20x40mm)
ESC:25A brushless (w/ reverse)
Battery:2S LiPo w/XT-60 connector
Max battery size:(max size 100x40x25mm)
Servo:15g high-torque micro
Drivetrain:4WD w/ dual differentials
Length:11 in. (280mm)
Width:8.3 in. (210mm)
Height:5.9 in. (150mm)
Ground Clearance (adj.):0.8 to 1.6 in. (20 to 40mm)
Top Speed:25mph on standard system
Item no.:9249000745-0
Price:$96.60

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KEY FEATURES

  • Pre-installed brushless motor power system
  • Pre-installed high torque steering servo
  • 4WD drivetrain system
  • Fully adjustable suspension
  • Oil-filled shocks
  • Adjustable toe and camber links
  • Aluminum driveshafts
  • Metal diffs, diff cups & dog bones
  • Front & rear anti sway bars
  • Lightweight 2.4GHz Tx & Rx included

REQUIRES

  • 7.4v (2S) 1000+mAh LiPo battery pack
  • Four "AAA" batteries for Tx

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Last edited by Paul Onorato; Jan 02, 2014 at 10:43 AM..

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Old Jan 02, 2014, 12:33 PM
Did you check the FAQ already?
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I thought this car had been around for a few years by now?
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 01:43 PM
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It was most likely updated.
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 04:09 PM
Did you check the FAQ already?
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Perhaps someone who has the older version can shed some light on the changes?
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 04:59 PM
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Yes I had been looking at one of these but an ORTR one.

https://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...FQPmwgodcWYAnQ

Specs are very similar except the motor looks hotter ?


Spec.
Motor: Brushless Inrunner(2040)
ESC: 25A Brushless (with Reverse)
Battery: 2S LiPo (100x40x25mm MAX SIZE) w/ XT-60 connector [Required]
Servo: 15g Micro
Traction: Full Time 4WD, Twin Diff
Length: 280mm
Width: 210mm
Height: 150mm
Groung Clearance: 20~40mm Adjustable
Top Speed: 40km/h on standard System

Required.
2S 1000mAh LiPo (or larger)
Radio System (Rx/Tx)

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Old Mar 25, 2014, 03:47 AM
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It's the same car but with a tx and RX.
Great car, had mine for over a year now, servo is poor and had to be replaced after a couple of months, ESC is marginal and I replaced with hk30 anyway to make it work on life cells. Its a tough little car and REALLY fast and fun.
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Old Mar 26, 2014, 12:06 AM
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I have the buggy version, fun little rocket on 3S, though need to watch for motor temps.
This looks to have the same spec as before, only now RTR with that lightweight Tx they're pushing.

$97 RTR is a pretty decent deal, though if you have your own Tx and Rx the ARTR version is a better deal.
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