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    Blatant copy of Summit treads?

    Check out this toy-grade "rock crawler" at target - tell me those tires aren't a direct copy...

    http://www.target.com/p/maisto-red-o...imary%20Banner



    That said, if the rubber isn't too plasticy (though it looks pretty bad), it might actually be able to crawl over rocks slightly larger than gravel...
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    Oh, yea.... photocopy!


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    They look just different enough to be in a grey area,I think.guess we know where they got the idea for that tread pattern...lol


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    Hahah, that's awesome
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    bumper looks oddly familiar as well

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    Dang, that look like Summit. I wonder if Traxxas will act on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rizz0d View Post
    bumper looks oddly familiar as well
    I zoomed in on the bumper and yea that is pretty close/copy of it ...


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    I'm not sure but I think you only need it to be 10% different to be able to patton your own.

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    I don't know about the tires but Traxxas can't say much about the bumper. That bumper has been around before the summit existed
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    Yeah they are typical bumpers, but those treads are hilarious!!

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    Lol. Is it just me or is the tires on backwards?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keila72 View Post
    Lol. Is it just me or is the tires on backwards?
    I don't think so, unless someone switched them around on both the trucks I just bought?

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    It's been a wile sense I've messed with stockers.

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    that has been out for 2 years, traxxas would have already done something about it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keila72 View Post
    Lol. Is it just me or is the tires on backwards?
    I don't think they are backwards. My summit came with them that way round too.
    If the summit can go through; its not deep enough

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    Yeah I just went threw my gallery and seen that mine faced the same way. I think what got me was the out side lug

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    Oh yeah i see what you mean!
    If the summit can go through; its not deep enough

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    Come on folks we are talking about a $25 Walmart TOY. I really don't think Traxxas even cares about it
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    There are also smaller toy-grade RC cars that look like Rustlers. I should know, because I'd purchased one long before knowing what a Rustler was. :-X
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    my buddy kid got one of those,there pretty cool

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    lol there is a source store they have a (micro?) e- revo look a like

    tires scaled down and even same scaled down shell just a diffrent paint job lol

    sorta funny how close these toy grade rc's are ripping off on hobby grade. i guess the works is allready done for them

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    WOW now that's a blatant copy. If you close one eye you would swear its an erevo VXL
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