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Traxxas Models without battery
Notice how much Traxxas prices have went up lately? You can save some cash as Traxxas is now offering many of their Lipo ready models without battery packs. This saves you money and nobody likes paying extra for battery packs they don’t want or need. Traxxas still includes a Lipo battery charger with all the trucks, two chargers on models that use dual battery packs.

New models that come without battery include-

2407X Bandit VXL 1/10 scale electric buggy, street- $315
3607X Stampede VXL 1/10 scale monster truck, street- $330
3707X Rustler VXL 1/10 scale stadium truck, street- $325
3908X E-Maxx Brushless Edition 4WD monster truck, street- $640
5607X Summit 4WD electric monster truck, street- $565
5608X E-Revo Brushless Edition 4WD electric racing monster truck, street- $680
6708X Stampede 4X4 VXL electric monster truck, street- $400
6807X Slash 4X4 Ultimate 1/10 Scale 4WD short-course truck, street- $540
6808X Slash 4X4 1/10 Scale 4WD short course racing truck RTR, street- $390

Expected release date on most models is early June, for more information on all things Traxxas THIS is the link to their official website.

What else has Traxxas been up to? Check out THIS LINK right here on BigSquidRC.

RPM Green wide front bumper for traxxas
The crew over at RPM Products are now producing their very popular Traxxas wide front bumper in green. The #81164 has been available for a long time in black and blue, now all you guys that like green will be totally dialed! This bumper bolts right up on the Traxxas 2wd Stampede, Bandit, Rustler, and Nitro Sport.

Retail price is only $7, and they are available right now. Hit up the official RPM Website for all the scoop.

Looking for more RPM news here on BigSquidRC? You can check it out Here.

Extreme Basher Chassis for Traxxas from Billet Works Designs
Do you like to go huge with your Traxxas Slash/Stampede/Rustler/Bandit? If so Billet Works Designs has an all new Extreme Basher Chassis Conversion for your rig. This is a short wheel-based and body-less design that is made to take the extreme beatings that you dish out. Some of the other features are-

* G10 lower chassis
* Delrin TVP sides
* New shock towers
* Aluminum bulkhead braces
* New rear link mount
* Inverted and centered servo mount
* 9.5″ wheelbase
* Side wings for installation of electronics

We have not received any pricing or release date information, but HERE is the link to the official Billet Works Designs website.

Have you checked out our Summer Kick Off Bash pictures? If not, check them out HERE.

traxxas bandit mitchell dejong

New from Traxxas is the Traxxas Bandit Mitchell DeJong Edition! Thew new special edition is based on the Bandit XL-5 with new graphics, Alias tires, a 12t 550 motor, a 7-Cell NIMH, and Waterproof electronics. No street price officially listed, but our guess is to be around $200.

It’s nice to finally get a PR that does not have ‘short course’ in it!

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THE Pro-Line Traxxas Performance Transmission Review

pro-line transmisison

Traxxas has sold roughly 9.412 zillion 2wd Slash’s/Bandit’s/Rustler’s/Stampede’s, and while they are a bashing staple and are generally solid trucks, they aren’t without fault. For example, how many of you Slash owners out there have blown out more than a few (dozen) spur gears? How many of you Stampede owners have cooked a few motors? Hey, you Bandit owners, how many slippers have you melted down when running big brushless power? The stock Traxxas transmission certainly has plenty of room for improvement. Pro-Line saw the need and decided to have a go at fixing all those issues (and more) with their new performance transmission. Did they succeed? Read on…


cj greaves traxxas bandit

Looks like Traxxas is staying on top of all sorts of racing these days. Check out this Traxxas Bandit C.J. Greaves Edition!
I don’t think there is anything else different besides the new paint scheme and CJ name and number on the side, but it looks look pretty cool.

Here is another shot.
cj greaves traxxas bandit