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    Thinking About Buying A Traxxas Spartan

    Hey I want to mabey buy a traxxas spartan and I'm just wondering what your guys opinion is. This is my first boat I have ever owned but I have been driving rc cars for almost 10 years. Just wondering for what to look out for and if it is a good first boat. Thanks in advance.

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    RC Turnbuckle Jr.
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    this boat is no difference running with your truck, only one exception it can turn like you wont believe at fast speed, not so much at low speed though.
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    You should purchase also another rescue boat for retrieval in case you flip it or stalls in the middle of the water, my opinion is less $$$ on upgrading this boat compare to the trucks, for additional of $200 approx. your good to go everything would be swoosh..
    Sharing is the best thing to do on EARTH legally.

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    what is the run time with the stock nimh batteries?

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    RC Turnbuckle Jr.
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    maybe 15 mins
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    Quote Originally Posted by humayrayakongkinaon View Post
    maybe 15 mins
    on the Nihm it will only do about 7 mins........ I have mine with TeamOrion 6s Lipo 4700MAH and it does 15mins. So if you buy a Spartan always buy Lipo. Not just for the speed also for the power. A boat uses more batt then a car because of the water resistance.

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