Let me start by saying, i have never had a 3S anything until earlier this year. I have been running 2S for awhile now, and was fine with it, since i dont race, i just bash, but, i wanted to see what the fuss was all about, so, i picked up a cheap, complete car that was 3S capable (Hobby King Quanam Vandal), that i promptly broke (when i say promptly, i destroyed the front a-arms the second battery, and they are never available), so, i picked up a Redcat Blackout on Ebay for less than $80 shipped, that, to my surprise actually worked, even though it was listed as not running. Within a month i burnt up the stock Redcat brushed motor, and then got the brilliant idea to put the 3S system from the Vandal in the Blackout. The specs on what i have are shown as, Hobby Wing 60A waterproof ESC, and, oddly, the motor says 3652 3250KV. I dont know a lot about BL motors, but i have never seen a 3652 before this one. After reading about the blackout online, i thought, this truck will last a week, especially with how hard i am on them. Surprisingly though, in the first two months, the only damage i did was completely shred the stock tires. OK, so i did that the first week. Then, i put tires on it from a Redcat Volcano, that are still on it (although, they do balloon bad in the air). As i said, i ran the truck hard. Jumps, through water over the body, snow, deep mud, and, i finally actually broke something the last time out. I obliterated the front input shaft, ate the teeth off the front ring gear, broke the rear input shaft, and even managed to have the pins in the driveshaft start coming out. Since winter is coming around again, and the only type of vehicle i dont have is a 2WD for the snow, i thought, i will just get the input shaft and make it 2WD, except, most of the diff parts are out of stock, which is why i typically stay away from Redcat, but, overall, i actually like this truck, and that is saying a lot, since i have an Arrma Fury (no, that truck will never see snow, because of how much i have in it), an Arrma Granite, A DHK Wolf 2, and have had a Team Associated RC10, and am currently after a Senton, as funds allow.