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brushless firehammer mt

Discussion in 'XTM/Firehammer/Carson' started by todd217, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. todd217

    todd217 Well-Known Member

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    Kinda misses the point don't ya think.And for $2700 I better be able ti ride in it.:( Oh and one more thing they don't get BATTERIES ARE FOR FLASHLIGHTS:lol: :lol:
     
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    why would you buy the electric firehammer when you can almost get 3 gas firehammer for that price.
     
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    I have nothing against electric RC's, but the sound and smell of the gassers is half of the enjoyment driving my truck.
     
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    i don't want to start a war but i bet it would out run and out pull my ported 29cc. i agree the price is high but the shop were it comes from is all about quality.
     
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    Indeed, at 8hp and electric to boot, it ought to out-pull pretty much anything of a comparable size. It's not the Bolido (9hp) but still. Yow.
     
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    be ok to run outside your house no neighbours complaining but

    that big, electric reminds me of thoose ones that they sell in Asda :clown:
     
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    The modifications look real clean and as if they belong.

    They rate the motor at 50,000 RPM. I wonder what it can really turn under load and with that ESC? Our gas engines turn 14 - 18,000 RPM. If you get more revs out of that set up then you don't need a two-speed to get it faster than a gasoline setup.

    I wouldn't want to run this truck in dirt or especially water/mud. I couldn't imagine how hard it would be to clean or how much you would ruin with dirt and moisture.

    I also agree with the visceral fun of a gas engine. I had a 1/10 electric truck before my Firehammer. Once I heard that gas engine idle and scream I was hooked on gas!

    Still, very cool modification.
     
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    Believe it or not that motor and speed control is just as water proof as a 2 stroker.

    I would like it if someone else was buying and charging the batteries it takes to run that thing.

    Its so much easier to charge a little receiver pack and fill a gas tank than it is to charge up those batteries. your still back to the run for 10 mins and charge for hours. i like the charge for 30 mins and run for 5 hours type deal i get now, or at least thats what im supposed to get my batteries are always messed up. i get about a tank and a half on each charge.
     
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    oh man those are lipo cells, lipo and the crash happy cars and trucks do not mix. I wouldnt be able to drive it any faster than 5mph id be too worried about the thing exploding when i land a jump, or should i say not land a jump.
     
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    there is no way that E-hammer would hold up to what i put my gasser through. i can just see those motor wires wadding up and shorting out the batteries and burning the truck to the ground. I wouldnt touch it even if i had the cash.