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Lol.... a 1/16 Traxxas? Really? Such a garbage company with garbage products, they should have considered at least HPI or someone with a reputation for making something better than human excrement.
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What's wrong with Traxxas?
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Well you aren't paying 300$ for dirt 3, you are paying 300$ for a RC car that gives you dirt 3 for free.
Well.. The title is "Would you pay $300 for Dirt 3?".. But still I would rather play with a real car than a toy.. or better yet spend that $300 on many other games which would be more fun I imagine.
    
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If this is a professional model, then the 300 dollar pricetag is of no surprise. Some of them are top quality stuff, and 50mph for such models is nothing unusual.

In my experience, Traxxas isn't the best, but they're by no means crap.

Eletric is far faster, but i still prefer the good old nitro models though
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If this is a professional model, then the 300 dollar pricetag is of no surprise. Some of them are top quality stuff, and 50mph for such models is nothing unusual.

In my experience, Traxxas isn't the best, but they're by no means crap.

Eletric is far faster, but i still prefer the good old nitro models though
Yeah it's weird, Nitro is far lower in performance, but I like them better.. I guess it's just the noise
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If they sent you the real car for an extra $300, I would get it. That would never happen though .
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If this is a professional model
In my experience, Traxxas isn't the best, but they're by no means crap.

Eletric is far faster, but i still prefer the good old nitro models though

-Traxxas does not make "professional" models. They make junky, sub-beginner plastic RTR stuff.

-Traxxas is not the best, no, and yes -- they are crap.

-Electric is faster? In what scale? In a straight line? Traxxas owners don't care about how fast the car/truck could be on a track, they just want TOP SPEED. Which is achievable by sticking a high-powered brushless motor in just about any chassis and doing glory runs until your batteries are dead.

I've raced 1/10 electric and 1/8 nitro on-road and 1/8 nitro buggies for about 9 years, and I can confidently say that I would never recommend a Traxxas product to anyone unless it was all they could afford (and even then, my #1 suggestion would be: SAVE FOR SOMETHING BETTER).
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-Traxxas does not make "professional" models. They make junky, sub-beginner plastic RTR stuff.

-Traxxas is not the best, no, and yes -- they are crap.

Traxxas' crawlers are the jizz. I've raced on electrics all my life, actually. Their trucks are above average, to say it in a moderate way.

Ever tried the Slasher? That thing is freaking awesome. Uncontrollable with something faster than a 5.5T, but freaking awesome.

I now run a Kyo Lazer ZX5 (steel shafts+diff platters, composite ones didn't stand the torque of the motor lol) + NOSRAM Storm 4.5T + Orion 120A sensored + IP 5000mAh 2S 25C, in case you doubted of my 'good touch' on the throttle. A bit overpowered, but it helps when I race against tourings at some times. Dig your finger a bit more than you should, and you'll spin out of control, even if it's a 4WD with double regulable ball differential.


In all seriousness. Traxxas' products are overall better than HPIs in electrics. I can't speak of gas, Dad races there, not me. And he hasn't ran anything but 1/8 buggies so


But I'm with you. For $300 you can buy something way better than an 1/16 Traxxas.

Losi makes some awesome 1/16 stuff for less than 200 that comes in a bind'n'run box.
   
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My hopped up TT-01 would drift cirlces around that car - still a nice deal for $300 tho
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Wait. You paid $300 for a TT-01?!

****!!! Kits sell in spain for €89 O.O


I hope you mean with the upgrades on top of it.


And yeah, with PVC tyres it's an awesome drifting model... I used to duct tape the hell out of my tires and go drifting all around the racetrack
   
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