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    anyone esle run there rc in the snow?

    so we got our first snow today and i just couldn't resist.
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    Yes it's probably my favorite time to drive! You must have drifted a lot with those tires lol
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    You guys that get snow are so lucky it looks great
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bradens Traxxas View Post
    Yes it's probably my favorite time to drive! You must have drifted a lot with those tires lol
    yeah lol proline roadrage tires dont work so great in the snow
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoelRobbo View Post
    You guys that get snow are so lucky it looks great
    well last year we only got one snow at the end of December so we needed this
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    I've always enjoyed running my E-Maxx and Stampede in the snow. I'm looking forward to getting some significant accumulation so that I can start playing in it with my R/Cs!
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    I enjoy the snow runs, it also cleans the truck at the same time. We only had a couple of days here, but looks like it's going to come back.
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    OH Yea, I'm waiting for snow.

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    Sweet! That will be fun
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    Ya, I can't wait for snow! Which reminds me, I need to get my Summit ready!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ajcar View Post
    OH Yea, I'm waiting for snow.

    nice emaxx
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    Quote Originally Posted by cooleocool View Post
    I've always enjoyed running my E-Maxx and Stampede in the snow. I'm looking forward to getting some significant accumulation so that I can start playing in it with my R/Cs!
    yeah i love my merv but its to small for the snow i think when i have some extra money ill convert my tmaxx to an emaxx.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfslash16 View Post
    Ya, I can't wait for snow! Which reminds me, I need to get my Summit ready!
    haha sounds like fun are summits good in the snow?
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    I used to run in the snow, it was always a blast.. Now I have a non waterproof system, so there goes that.

    Any ideas how to waterproof a non waterproof system (castle)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ithrowstones View Post
    I used to run in the snow, it was always a blast.. Now I have a non waterproof system, so there goes that.

    Any ideas how to waterproof a non waterproof system (castle)?
    Don't know if yours has a fan, but you could always balloon it. Generally, the temperatures when its snowing are significantly colder compared when its not and you don't have your esc covered with a balloon so overheating isn't a huge issue.

    Just had my P4de out in the snow a few hours ago!
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    The only fan I use is the built in one. There's no place to hook up the extra outer fan. And I don't need it anyways. I can try putting a balloon over it. Thanks!
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    haha sounds like fun are summits good in the snow?
    Do you even have to ask? The full size Summit must be in the top 3 for snow driving! With the locking diffs and high/low transmission, it's impossible to stop! If you don't believe me, these pictures should help...











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    Yes! Running in the snow it's the best. Can't wait for the snow this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfslash16 View Post
    Do you even have to ask? The full size Summit must be in the top 3 for snow driving! With the locking diffs and high/low transmission, it's impossible to stop! If you don't believe me, these pictures should help...











    haha i think im in love they cost way to much though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bash'n'slash View Post
    Yes! Running in the snow it's the best. Can't wait for the snow this year.

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    nice i almost got a slash burshed but decided to get my 1/16 e revo vxl last minute
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    Here's a vid from two or three year ago, we didnt have much snow since, only a few days here and there. I think this was the dewalt motor in the Emaxx. Ye gotta lurve the snow.
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    It never snows here in middle Ga so enjoy it for me lol

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    Yeah I like playing with my E-Maxx in the snow here
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    As far as a mini revo goes. I don't have to much of a problem as long as i am on top of hard packed snow. My merv has summit wheels, body on it, but it is a merv with a half dead steering servo, lol. .Last year video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogtmEam7NZk
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    I want a new 4x4 short course. Then ill get rid of the tekin rx8 and get a waterproof viper vtx8. After that it will be all fun. My mini slash doesn't handle snow too well.

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    One of my favorites with the full size Summit - huge mounds of snow plowed in parking lots. Sometimes very high with boulders and varying terrain make for climbing, jumping, etc. I find that the winter months bring out some of the best the Summit has to offer.

    The only thing that annoys me when running in the snow is snow packing in the wheels. How do I prevent that?

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    up here in canada we run in snow 5 mounths in a row i built tire chains for our 7 rc so much fun at -20 it gets chillie on fingers

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    I finally got to bash in the snow for the first time this season with the mini summit vxl it was a blast!
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    Yes!! It snowed for the first time this season. I'm gonna get out there and have some fun today!
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    anyone esle run there rc in the snow?

    Quote Originally Posted by mrtwohands View Post
    It never snows here in middle Ga so enjoy it for me lol
    I feel your pain, I'm in south TX... Not that I like the cold that much anyways! I may be in snow at the end of December when we head up to our getaway place in Kerrville!
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    I'm with Bash'n'Slash, we just got our first snow this season!!! I can't wait to drive in the snow with my Mt Slash and Summit!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfslash16 View Post
    I'm with Bash'n'Slash, we just got our first snow this season!!! I can't wait to drive in the snow with my Mt Slash and Summit!
    lol kinda off topic but some morning when its really really cold ill toss my merv outside and stand at the sliding glass door and run it. lol lazy mans bashing session but when it snows i get out there and have some fun.
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    summits in the snow is so much fun..... they do cost a little more to buy but once you get one you will realize there wrth every penny
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    How do the Slash 4X4s do in snow?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PowerDemon View Post
    How do the Slash 4X4s do in snow?
    This first snow we just got here isn't very much so my slash 4x4 just plows right through it all. When its a lot of snow, like over a foot i can only drive when its icy on top and hopefully I don't fall though. and i just drift on the packed snow on the road.

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