By Joe Rich
Is the ARRMA 1/8 KRATON 4WD Monster RC Truck Any Good
The ARRMA RC Truck 1/8 KRATON 6S V5 4WD BLX Speed Monster Truck is the perfect truck if you want a monster truck that can handle all terrains. This beast of a vehicle has been built to last and looks great on or off the track! There are many features that make this an excellent choice.
What we like:
- Good build quality
- Great top speed
- Very agile
- Fitted with Spektrum components and Smart compatible
What we did not like:
- No heatsink
What you get in the box.
- ARRMA KRATON 6S BLX 1/8 Speed Monster Truck 4WD RTR
- Spektrum SLT3 2.4GHz 3-Channel Radio
- All radio gear fitted to truck
With one of the fastest RC trucks on the market, this is nothing like you and your friends had as a kid. This monster truck can go up to 60 mph thanks to its capable 6S BLX battery-powered power system, making it more than just fuel for kids’ imaginations. With durable construction that will make any off-road race jealous plus all the charging tools included with the package, this is never something you’ll need to worry about not running again after tackling rough terrain or even some rough neighbourhoods!
The ARRMA truck is perfect for any driver with the skills and bravery enough to try something a little different. It’s classified as an R/C Monster Truck, but let’s face it: this thing is way more fun than your average 4 wheel drive ! The scintillating ARRMA Truck 1/8 KRATON 6S V5 4WD BLX Speed Monster Truck has all of the grip you need on almost any terrain without skidding out when going fast. This grip makes it nearly impossible to turn over – we’re talking about a level of stability that will leave you dumbfounded. With these abilities, everyone can have hours of fun racing or just bashing.
This truck comes fully waterproofed, large tires that will conquer any terrain, and an ultra durable chassis. The monster truck market is all about conquering fear and obstacles. This beast has no trouble clambering over rocks or smashing into trees, never mind crashing back down to earth again. With waterproof electronics you can now explore just about anywhere without worrying if it’s too muddy or wet for your ARRMA 1/8 KRATON 6S V5 4WD BLX Speed Monster Truck!
Bring some excitement into your race day with the ARRMA RC Truck. With an impressive 150A SMART brushless ESC which is waterproof and dustproof, you can feel comfortable taking this new pint-sized racer to every event. User programmable punch, brake, BEC and reverse speed settings will allow you to fine tune everything from the power delivery of an engine.
This truck will make the competition eat its dust. With an updated rear shock tower geometry and newly improved back suspension arm geometry, you can find yourself rolling over those pesky jumps effortlessly before zooming past your competition.
What servo is fitted to the ARRMA Kraton
Finally! A metal geared servo that just can’t be beat. The new SPEKTRUM 652 Digital Servo has:
All steel gears making it strong enough to cope with anything. This little guy also has a 32% more torque than our ADS-15M Servo which makes for some serious fun on the track.
What radio is fitted to ARRMA Kraton
Beginners are amateurs, and beginners deserve a radio just for them! SPEKTRUM SLT3 RADIO lets you get into the game at 50% throttles so you can have some fun before moving up to something hardcore. You’ll appreciate how light weight this radio is and the foam grip steering wheel helps keep things steady while improving your speed control. This is compatible with Tactic Receivers. With features like steering & throttle rate adjustments, trimming options, and throttle reversing (great for nitro cars!) SPEKTRUM DUALSLOT 3 is perfect-perfect-perfect!
What receiver is fitted to the ARRMA Kraton
The SPEKTRUM SR315 Receiver fitted to this truck is an excellent piece of technology. It uses Dual Protocol which means it’s compatible with both SLT and DSMR 2.4GHz protocol transmitters, so you’ll be able to use your favourite transmitter with this receiver! With a fast response rate and outstanding range, not to mention SMART telemetry compatibility (in DMSR mode and with SPEKTRUM dashboard app).
What motor is fitted to the ARRMA Kraton
The SPEKTRUM FIRMA 4074 2050Kv Brushless Motor packs all the power you can handle as it delivers smooth and consistent performance every run. With 4-pole construction, this top-of-the-line 2065Kv offers excellent efficiency, so your pack won’t spend extra energy cooling off. And its black anodized aluminum case for increased heat dissipation but I would recommend fitting a heat sink to stop frying your motor.
Do you need anything else4S or 6S LiPo Battery
Conclusion paragraph: If you’re looking for a way to get your adrenaline pumping, then this is the RC truck that’s right up your alley. The ARRMA 1/8 KRATON 6S V5 4WD BLX Speed Monster Truck has been designed with speed in mind and will give you an exceptional driving experience. So what are you waiting for?