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    Perfect tow vehicle for spartan?

    Just looking to get some opinions on a perfect scale tow vehicle for a spartan. I want both to be the same scale. I was thinking that a spartan should be about a 35 to 40 footer in real life. I would like to hear some opinions on a perfect scale tow vehicle.

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    Btw an xo-1 with a truck body will need more engineering in the trailer than I had planned on doing. How would you keep it on the trailer at 100 when she likes to go airborne at 50 mph? LOL.

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    A dually Dodge 1 ton......
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    ^ Ha ha... I would say a Slash...
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    Slash 4x4 with a proline true scale body. Or, a summit.

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    Axial SCX10 Jeep Wrangler. I tried my Slash 4x4 LCG with a Ford Raptor body also, but difficult to fit hitch on the slash "bumper", and weight of boat dragged down rear end too much

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    I was considering a slash so back to the drawing board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tberry9 View Post
    but difficult to fit hitch on the slash "bumper", and weight of boat dragged down rear end too much
    This is the hitch I made for my Slash. Your trailer my not be balanced correctly, hence too much tongue weight.



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    The slash looks a little small to be scale.

    oops I missed that the spartan is a huge scale boat.
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    I was thinking it looked big.

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    An e-Maxx or summit would look right with it, but I like seeing the slash show its power. . Pull that big boat!

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    Since the Spartan boat is a 1/10 scale, any 1/10 scale truck should be the correct size/fit??? yes ---no?

    I know some body's just seem to look better than others.
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    A scale rock crawling body on a slash would make it look more scale.
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    Well if you go by the 1/10 scale rule, then the Spartan is a 33ft boat. I do think the slash is a little bit big, but not by much. Check out this picture for some reference:


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    That is a very large boat. I guess the slash is scale.
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    Summit would pull it like nothing. But it probably won't meet your scale needs.


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    Just get a Xo1 and then you could have a flying boat.
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    I am not really sure what the scale for the spartan is. Just guessing at the 1/10. Anyone know for sure? A slash seems ok to me but a summit seems a little too much.

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    Nice toy. I am jealous. Hope you have the opportunity to enjoy it.

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    I actually think for a more realistic looking tow vehicle one of the following type of bodies on a Slash might look more realistic than using a short course body.

    These are Proline and Jconcepts also has some to choose from.

    http://prolineracing.com/images/prod.../3385-00-2.jpg

    http://prolineracing.com/images/prod.../3389-00-4.jpg
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