exceed mad torq 1/10 moa crawler
ok to my suprise in my xmas stack was this . it sais 1/8 on their site but is clearily not as you can see from the photos im also up loading vid so ill post it asap . it is similar to its bigger brother with a few differences . metal ring and pinions, bearings , moa design , crawler esc w drag brake , 2.4 g radio , bead locks .
truck is rtr and in the vid it is stright from the box i didnt even charge the battery . price 159.00 free shipping .
enjoy i know i am thanks to the misses and my children god bless to all .
link to vid . nothing fancy
Last edited by rcphreak; Dec 24, 2010 at 11:52 PM.
scale looks to be the same it has similar links but the main chassis is different . wheels -tires, body .are different this one is built more like the max stone 8 just smaller . it looks to have a lower cog and is set up better and you can get it in blue ,green and orange . ive never owned a mad crawler but from pics looks to be the same drive train .
here are the specs : mad crawler
•Length: 485mm (19.09 inch)
•Width: 330mm (12.99 inch)
•Height: 370mm (14.57 inch)
•Wheelbase: 300mm (11.81 inch)
•Engine: Dual 540 motor
•Battery: 7.2V 3000mAH Ni-MH
•Mad Crawler (100% assembled)
•7.2V 3000mAh Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery
•Wall Battery Charger
•Pistol Grip Radio Remote Controller with Antenna
mad torq :
Full ball bearing throughout whole vehicle
Multi-link suspension allows for smooth crawling
Four wheel driving provides tremendous grip for wheels
"Truck/Hammer/Wecker" style body
Alloy lower suspension link bars with captured ends
Solid axle mount provides protection for front/rear shaft
High precision ESC w/ reverse function
High precision 2 channel receiver
Designed from the get-go as a rock crawling machine that goes anywhere.
Super long nitride coated shocks offer a wider range of articulation.
The 2.4Ghz RTR Exceed RC Mad Torque transmission was designed to place the weight of the motor as low as possible to maintain a low CG (Center of Gravity).
The 2.4Ghz RTR Exceed RC Mad Torque chassis is lightweight and stiff.
Advanced battery mounting design.
Axle -Mounted steering servo.
Dual High-torque 540 motors.
Advanced tire pattern provides best grip and balance.
High performance electronic speed controller.
Advanced monster stocks design provides the best support.
Unique Aluminum Alloy twin vertical plate chassis design
Revolutionary multi-link crawler suspension design
Heavy duty special harden metal ring and pinion gears, axles and axle shafts
Advanced aluminum alloy suspension links
Advanced locked differentials four wheel drive design
High performance motor design
High performance heavy duty rock crawling servo
High performance racing level 7.2v 3000mah ni-mh battery.
Motor 540 Motor
Bearing Ball Bearing
Length 22.83 inches (580mm)
Width 13.94 inches (354mm)
Height 9.25 inches (235mm)
Wheelbase 16.54 inches (420mm)
Batteries Ni-MH 7.2V 3000mAh
ESC Electric Speed Control
Radio 2.4Ghz Pistol Remote Control
Receiver 2.4Ghz 4CH FHSS Receiver
Totally new to this level of RC. Glad to find some discussion about Exceed crawlers without all the bashing.
I recently came by one of these (blue) but really only have experience with the walmart kiddy rc cars. Anyone know of any resources where I can get some heads up on the lingo and maybe the definitions to some of the acronyms especially regarding the Tx(see I know one already)?
I hate when I can't get into a new hobby because those in the know just look down their nose at you. So far this seems like the friendliest and most cordial RC forum I've come across.
I figure this is probably a good enough unit to cut my teeth on before moving up to one of the name brands.
Last edited by Lumpy87; Mar 01, 2011 at 05:24 PM.
The abbreviations for the more advanced controls were confusing but I found a glossary that helped a lot. It seems a little less mysterious now than it did years ago when I tried my hand at it. Some things are quite a bit more user friendly and automated like linking the radios.
I don't really know how these stand up to the other brands but I'm pretty impressed. In my rush I ran out and started playing as soon as it was charged and after about 20 minutes a wheel fell off. Totally my fault for not checking everything.
Tried mounting a couple of video cameras (one was 3D) to it but they had too narrow field of view.
Is there a minimum # of posts before I can post pictures?
Last edited by Lumpy87; Mar 07, 2011 at 11:31 AM.
Check out our latest adventure where we take our Mad Torque to its natural habitat. The Rock Crawler embodies good features from real rock crawlers. Multi-link suspension and axles provides all 4 wheels through A center-mounted 3-gear transmission, providing tremendous grip and torque at all times and overcome any obstacle that it may meet with.
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