is the e-savage a good entry level vehicle?

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Re: is the e-savage a good entry level vehicle?

Post by joman2055 » Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:59 pm

he is 9

i think an electric vehicle will be best for him. i dont want to have to be with him every time he wants to try and run his truck. i want him to be able to flip a switch and go.
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Post by xwpzxpunisher » Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:01 pm

ya i can see ur logic
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Post by insomnia976 » Tue Aug 19, 2008 10:51 pm

I would go with the E Savage. I just got mine a week ago and I'm happy with it. For a 10yr old I would say yeah, he can handle it. I let a 6yr old drive mine and he did pretty darn good with it! E-Savage is rock solid. Great engineering and tough like a tank! I just wish the tires were bigger. That's my only complaint. I hope this helps you.

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Post by Mazdarx » Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:43 pm

I got my girlfriend a Stampede VXL last summer, and it has worked out pretty well. They are very tough and its had less broken parts than any of my Savages, and the parts are cheap for it too. I drive it sometimes, its fun but not as fast as any of my trucks. It does pretty good wheelies though, I had to get the wheelie bar for it.

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Post by midnightrider » Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:13 pm

the rusler was my first real RC I raced it alot with my friends in the neiborhood. It is a solid platform especially the newer ones. my 14 yr.old rustler is still race ready and alot of fun to drive and it beats the craap out of my savage on the track LOL.
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Post by midnightrider » Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:25 am

I was just thinking the e savage is a way cooler truck than any suggested in this thread dual motors/batteries Im thinking about getting one myself! :D
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Post by MountainCat » Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:45 pm

I have had my E-Savage as they are called now from when they first came out.... E-Zilla actually. I have drove the bag off it and its still going strong... I had sold it to my nephew but he destroyed the electronics in it from running in the snow.... the motors were okay just took out the esc. I like it because of the ease of use.... charge and go and it has all the toughness of the savage. I think that this would be a great first timer for anybody wanting to get into the hobby...
If it ain't broke it must be a Savage!!

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Post by rabbithazen » Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:11 am

time to awaken the e-savage forum....MADE YOU LOOK!
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Post by MountainCat » Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:44 am

Yep you sure did... and thank you for that... I have been way to busy to enjoy any of my toys but my grand daughter is gonna be here in a couple weeks so lookin forward to running them with her. I think she's gonna be a wrench head too. LOL
If it ain't broke it must be a Savage!!

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Post by Lunchbox1019 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:59 pm

I just picked up an E-savage for wife today.  I had one a few years ago and loved it, i wish I would have never sold it.  In its stock form its fast enough to be fun (for most) but not too fast for a noob imho.  I put my old one through *censored* and it always bounced back for more.  Change the tamiya plugs for deans (or traxxas) and strap 7-cells to it and it is much faster than stock.  I put two on these motors http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXJ766 on it with 7-cells and it was a rocket (for a brushed set up).

I had a ruslter vxl and it is a good set up.  It will do fine in low grass and dirt, but it is a 2wd standium truck so it will not go all of the places a monster truck will go, period.

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