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    New Summit package from traxxas

    well now it seems when you buy a summit you can get the normal one with 2 7 cell batts or the newer ones now come with 2 2s 5000 traxxas lipos and 2 traxxas lipo chargers
    in my opinon a very smart move by traxxas!

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    Oh that's cool! Two chargers though? Seems like a waste of money for them... Pretty awesome though!

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    Sounds like a waste of money on traxxas' part
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    Quote Originally Posted by krallopian View Post
    Oh that's cool! Two chargers though? Seems like a waste of money for them... !
    waste of money? do you know how slow Traxxas chargers are?
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    And an $85 premium over the NiMH kit.
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    Probably $650 at the LHS ($725 msrp)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jays200 View Post
    And an $85 premium over the NiMH kit.
    $42.50 extra per lipo, that's not bad. If you're like me you don't use the nihm's anyway, I'd shell out extra if I didn't already own a summit. Plus I hear the traxxas lipos are pretty decent.

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    I would like to see an option to buy them WITHOUT batteries all together.
    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    Traxxas Lipos are great, and yes jimmy, that would be pretty sweet. or even a summit kit/roller
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    I think Traxxas should have an option that any RC could be bought as a kit. I enjoy building RCs, and if you think about it would be cheaper for Traxxas. They wouldnt have to pay someone to build it.

    Where did you hear about this new option?
    Last edited by woog421; 11-02-2012 at 11:55 PM.

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    Do you have a link for that new package?... Thinking on getting my 3rd summit "my son now wants one"

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    It looks like most models have this option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcmonkey View Post
    $42.50 extra per lipo,
    I fly LiPo RC helis and don't need extra chargers or the NiMH packs. Would prefer a bare bones kit too.

    Quote Originally Posted by leblanc74@hotmail.com View Post
    Do you have a link for that new package?... Thinking on getting my 3rd summit "my son now wants one"
    http://traxxas.com/products/models/electric/5607Lsummit
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    The only barebones kit Traxxas sells is the Platinum Slash 4x4.
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    Thanks... Christmas might be here sooner rather than later... My son wants the black one...

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    Cool! Good job on Traxxas's part... I might just have to save up the extra cash and get the one with lipos for christmas...
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    I agree on the kit/roller option. I don't need anymore tx/rx, wall chargers, nimhs, etc. Also clear shell would be great, c'mon traxxas, give us options!

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    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    No, I think he means having the option of getting a clear shell when you buy an RTR truck. I think that having the option of not getting radios, ESCs, and motor would be nice. But I think it make it harder for LHS to stock Traxxas kits. Unless, they make it custom order kits.

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    Actually, I think that's a really good idea, to be able to order a custom kit from Traxxas. It could be like ordering a computer from a place like Dell. You get to pick everything on it, and have it shipped to your house.

    I've only bought 1 new Traxxas truck, a Pede and it was my first. I would probably buy new trucks this way...

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    All my RC's are custom ordered... Yes, Traxxas should have a kit like the platnium slash as option where you can have a clear shell along with no set of batteries...

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    Quote Originally Posted by woog421 View Post
    No, I think he means having the option of getting a clear shell when you buy an RTR truck. I think that having the option of not getting radios, ESCs, and motor would be nice. But I think it make it harder for LHS to stock Traxxas kits. Unless, they make it custom order kits.
    This. Just like the platinum slash. So what if it's harder to stock? Every other company offers options, so should traxxas.

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    I'm waiting for the Lipo Rally, gonna get crazy expensive

    BTW anyone see the new helicopters

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