79 Beast

79 Beast

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Submitted By
John Kellogg
Oakley , Illinois , United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title 79 Beast
Vehicle Class Scale, Rock Crawler, Monster Truck
Chassis Brand Traxxas
Chassis Model TRX4
Body Brand Other
Body Model 79 Ford F250
Other Body Brand and Model Jconcepts 79 Ford F250
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Mamba X
14 series 2850kv sensored brushless
Crawler edition
Speed Control Brand and Model Mamba X
Waterproof 25.2v crawler edition
Battery Brand and Model HRB
6000mah 14.8v 50c
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Jconcepts
Midwest 2.2” MT wheels
Jconcepts
Fling Kings Jr 2.2”
Shocks Brand and Model Traxxas long arm lift kit
Axles Brand and Model Hot Racing
+10mm S2 spring steel
Portal drive stub axles
Paint Brand and Model Tamiya polycarbonate spray
Ps-5 black
Ps-14 copper
Ps-48 silver
Ps-31 smoke
Graphics Brand and Model Jconcepts 79 Ford decal sheet
Scale Accessories Brand and Model Traxxas Bigfoot air cleaners
Hot Racing steel truck nuts
Radio System Brand and Model Stock Traxxas
Dsservo 35kg waterproof
Coreless digital servo for steering
Further Description/Back Story I bought this Trx4 around 2 years ago, not long
after I finished restoring a Tamiya Super Blackfoot that I got for Christmas back in 1993.
I think that’s what got me back in the hobby.
This project started as a scale version of the original Bigfoot until I realized that it would have limited off-road capability if I had the tires close to the fenders like the original.
That’s when the “79 Beast” was born. I wanted a truck that would laugh at the snow and mud
and it does just that.

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