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Post by DWJL511 on Wed 10 Oct 2012 - 19:38

Hi guys, am really thinking of buying the Axial SCX10 Honcho RTR soon from TowerHobbies (new stock just arrived). Have already gotten their email that gives me US$75 off the total. So is there anything else I should be aware of before I order? I also have some noob questions:

1. Can the stock ESC take lipos or shld I order the recommended NiCd batt? Which is better lipo or NiCd?
2. If I wanted this thing to go on water, what would I need to waterproof? Shld I not worry about this first and just enjoy it on dry land?
3. Read somewhere that brushed motors are waterproof but not brushless motors. That true?

Have played with an SCT but totally clueless abt running these things in mud and water! Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Tks guys and happy crawling Smile

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Post by Wrigleys on Wed 10 Oct 2012 - 21:37

DWJL511 wrote:Hi guys, am really thinking of buying the Axial SCX10 Honcho RTR soon from TowerHobbies (new stock just arrived). Have already gotten their email that gives me US$75 off the total. So is there anything else I should be aware of before I order? I also have some noob questions:

1. Can the stock ESC take lipos or shld I order the recommended NiCd batt? Which is better lipo or NiCd?
2. If I wanted this thing to go on water, what would I need to waterproof? Shld I not worry about this first and just enjoy it on dry land?
3. Read somewhere that brushed motors are waterproof but not brushless motors. That true?

Have played with an SCT but totally clueless abt running these things in mud and water! Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Tks guys and happy crawling Smile

Hi, my answers from my limited experience.

1. The stock esc can take 2s lipo but if you want to submerge the vehicle, it is best to go with NIMH (it can take more abuse without getting bloated).
2. You should waterproof the esc, receiver, servo and probably the battery (the gaps and wires connecting to the battery)
3. Yes the brushed motor works fine in water. Just remember to lubricate with WD40 before storage (correct the rest??)

Hope you order and join us soon. Very Happy

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by boolean21 on Wed 10 Oct 2012 - 21:55

All I am saying will be..... Buy buy buy! Very Happy

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Post by oceanic on Thu 11 Oct 2012 - 7:53

Buy 1st then decide wat to do with it. Scx10 itself is a very good trail truck already. Join d meets n see wat other bros did on their scx10.

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Thu 11 Oct 2012 - 8:52

Tks guys for d tips Smile Ordered last nite!!! Now waiting for right time to tell wifey, haha.

Will just go with my existing 2s lipo first. No rush to waterproof.

Also ordered 2 fire extinguishers fm DX. Looking for shovel n axe n Coleman lantern. Any lobang?

Where can I get right size figurine leh? R those wrestling ones at toys r us too big?

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Post by boolean21 on Thu 11 Oct 2012 - 9:43

congrats on your purchase. Smile
another scx10 in the group. Smile

the wrestling figures fits nicely for 1:10 trucks.
you can try far east square, not sure whether they still sells them cheaper there...

post photos when the rig is here! Smile

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by Wrigleys on Thu 11 Oct 2012 - 12:38

China square central got figurines and other scale accessories. If not eBay is a good place to shop. Just like treasure hunt.

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Thu 11 Oct 2012 - 21:23

ok tks guys Smile

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Post by slow on Thu 11 Oct 2012 - 21:26

Welcome to the SGCrawlers cheers

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Tue 16 Oct 2012 - 9:03

Tks to Wrigleys, went to China Square Central during Sun flea mart and got me two 7-inch figurines:

John Cena:



Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson:

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Post by boolean21 on Tue 16 Oct 2012 - 9:06

Nice outfit.... Smile

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Post by babyboy on Tue 16 Oct 2012 - 9:36

How much you got the figurine for?

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Tue 16 Oct 2012 - 12:04

The Rock one was $15 and John Cena $10 (clothes $2.50 each). I saw $5 ones too but their expressions too fierce for me or they have long blonde hair. Want more 'Asian' (blacker hair) looking ones coz me Chinese with black hair lah.

The Rock one has greater range of motion. Torso and hip area (just below trunks) can be bent/moved, which is better for seating position in truck. The John Cena one cannot, but I like the fact that he came with pants on.

Go on Sun when flea mart is on.

ps: if I'm not wrong, Toys 'R' Us sell these for like $35+!

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Post by babyboy on Tue 16 Oct 2012 - 17:48

DWJL511 wrote:The Rock one was $15 and John Cena $10 (clothes $2.50 each). I saw $5 ones too but their expressions too fierce for me or they have long blonde hair. Want more 'Asian' (blacker hair) looking ones coz me Chinese with black hair lah.

The Rock one has greater range of motion. Torso and hip area (just below trunks) can be bent/moved, which is better for seating position in truck. The John Cena one cannot, but I like the fact that he came with pants on.

Go on Sun when flea mart is on.

ps: if I'm not wrong, Toys 'R' Us sell these for like $35+!

Thanks for the info.

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Wed 17 Oct 2012 - 8:54

Just curious, how do you guys fit a figurine into the Honcho when there's no scale interior? Is there a good kit u guys use? Also, those figurines that I see in the vids, are the bodies like chopped at the torso? tks

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Post by oceanic on Wed 17 Oct 2012 - 9:27

the figures in the vid are all full figures. so far no one have drivers in honcho as there is no floor pan and seats.

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Post by DWJL511 on Wed 17 Oct 2012 - 9:32

ok tks for the info. saw 1 or 2 kits on the Web.

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Post by oceanic on Wed 17 Oct 2012 - 9:43

DWJL511 wrote:ok tks for the info. saw 1 or 2 kits on the Web.

yes bro. dinky rc do sell the interior, with dash board, seats and door panels.

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Sat 20 Oct 2012 - 17:53

hehe...it arrived yesterday...





but so busy no time to check it out yet! tongue

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Post by boolean21 on Sat 20 Oct 2012 - 18:02

Welcome to the scx10 family...

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Post by Wrigleys on Sat 20 Oct 2012 - 22:20

Nice box! You ordered straight from Axial?

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Sun 21 Oct 2012 - 22:30

No from Tower Hobbies.

Had some runtime today but just over pillows. Waiting for a few scale props to come. Meantime, made 2 bungee cords, 1 tow rope n poncho cover Smile

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Post by DWJL511 on Mon 22 Oct 2012 - 8:56

Here's a pic just for fun Very Happy :

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Post by oceanic on Mon 22 Oct 2012 - 9:41

looks good! your bungee cord is nice Very Happy

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Post by boolean21 on Mon 22 Oct 2012 - 9:53

Yeah, looking good!
Pop by the trails soon!

The honcho prefers mud to pillows.... Razz

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Re: Buying Axial Honcho RTR--Advice Needed - DWJL511's SCX10 Honcho

Post by DWJL511 on Mon 22 Oct 2012 - 10:19

oceanic wrote:looks good! your bungee cord is nice Very Happy

Haha tks Oceanic Smile

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Post by boolean21 on Wed 14 Nov 2012 - 9:25

Hmm...
Btw, are you A.T. on facebook?

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Post by DWJL511 on Wed 14 Nov 2012 - 15:10

Yes as in Andrew Tan Smile

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Post by boolean21 on Wed 14 Nov 2012 - 17:14

DWJL511 wrote:Yes as in Andrew Tan Smile

ohh... ok... haha...

you should update your honcho photos....

i only recognized the driver... Very Happy

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Post by DexRei on Fri 14 Dec 2012 - 10:11

DWJL511 wrote:Hi guys, am really thinking of buying the Axial SCX10 Honcho RTR soon from TowerHobbies (new stock just arrived). Have already gotten their email that gives me US$75 off the total. So is there anything else I should be aware of before I order? I also have some noob questions:

1. Can the stock ESC take lipos or shld I order the recommended NiCd batt? Which is better lipo or NiCd?
2. If I wanted this thing to go on water, what would I need to waterproof? Shld I not worry about this first and just enjoy it on dry land?
3. Read somewhere that brushed motors are waterproof but not brushless motors. That true?

Have played with an SCT but totally clueless abt running these things in mud and water! Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Tks guys and happy crawling Smile

Hi bros out there, I'm new to RC and decided to go into crawlers. Was thinking of ordering a SCX10 Honcho too, and happen to see the bro posting the $75 off the total. Is that a discount coupon? where can I get that discount? Many thanks to bros here in advance if you guys can guide me.

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