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Old 06-24-2007, 09:26 AM   #1
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Hi, looking to spend about $400 on a Buggy truck or truggy, not sure what to get though

I want to spend $400 most on an RTR and $300 most on a kit w/ engine or prebuilt with engine

will be used mainly offroad bashing on dirt grass gravel and probaly tarmac roads/car parks

Was looking at the duratrax hammerhead anyone got any comments on this?
or the duratrax nitro evader?

i like the looks of the hyper 7 PBS RTR

i want something for bashing and jumping and fast and agile enough for racing if i decide to start

any help appreciated
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Old 06-24-2007, 09:45 AM   #2
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if your only willing to spend 400 on a RTR, you'll probably have to look at the used market, if you keep your eyes open you'll find a good deal. (good car, for cheap)
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if you want a monster truck look into the revo....if its a buggy then the options are wide open, but the hyper 7 will work well for what you want to do with it, but maybe you would want to look into the hyper 7 TQ sport the reviews on it were great got a 9 out of 10 on durability.....priced at about $330 for the rtr....
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Thanks jason, anyone got any comments on the Ofna hyper st and the ofna Mutilator truggy?

reading the specs they seem pretty much the same but the hyper st is higher priced but the mutilator has a higher powered engine
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the hyper st rtr is pretty good for a rtr, but the mutilator i would not waist my time on....

the mac star .28 in the hyper st is a good engine from what i hear and it got great reviews, and will give you just as much punch or more than the force .32 in the muti... most guys i know that have the muti have lots of breaks, and the few guys i know with the hyper st's have not had a real big problem with them...hope this helps....
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The Cen Matrix is a great RTR that can be had for under $400.
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I'd say go for the Hyper ST. I have one and I love it!
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I have a CEN Matrix RTR buggy, and it performs quite well out of the box. The newer kits coming out will even have the Crosspin conversion as well, though, for you bashing wouldn't make a difference.

Seen the Truggy version going for around $425 shipped new.

I would highly recommend the buggy from my experiences.

As for Monster trucks, I liked the Losi LST after getting the RPM arms. The LST2 version and Aftershock don't need them from what I understand.
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Ok thanks guys, will look into a hyper st truggy or a cen matrix
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Here you go.

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