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Old 09-02-2008, 02:33 PM   #16
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I took a quick look at the Tamiya, but it was originally a buggy that I wanted, then people convinced me that a truggy would be better for general, all terrain bashing. Even though I still preferred the lucks of a buggy, I think a truggy makes a fair compromise on looks and performance.

I simply do not like monster trucks. No real reason why, I just don't.
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:19 PM   #17
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I would recommend Kyosho Inferno ST
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:28 PM   #18
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I would go with the traxxas nitro rustler 2007 even though its two wheel drive it pulls out 50 mph!!! runs reat on dirt and concrete but if you go full throttle in the grass the tires just spin. but other than that its an awsome truggy.
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:35 PM   #19
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i have 2 hpi hell fire ss, 1 truck has 1 race, MINT CONDITION the other is tore down needs diffs rebuilt and some tlc. i'll even throw in a orion .28 with a pip for $350 shiped us. so u will be able to buy servo and radio gear and still be in it less then the st. also u will get 2 set of tires. hpi NUBZ and wahsburn crime fighter. lots of spare parts. just some thing to think about.
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:01 PM   #20
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Ok, I've pretty much narrowed my choices down to these two now;

Kyosho Inferno ST-US Sports (with the fancy lcd remote and gxr28 engine) - Which is roughly $410

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The Jammin x1x-crt - Which is $499 and considerably harder to find. May even have to import one, which is probably gonna run me on the shipping.

Is the jammin really THAT much better than the kyosho to make it worth the extra hassle/money?
IMO the Jammin is worth the extra money. It will handle better and comes with a better engine. The Jammin is the newest design out also with the Big Bore shocks, extended chassis, etc.
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:05 PM   #21
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Yes the force engine in the Jammin truggy is amazing!
It does handle incredibly well also!
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:16 PM   #22
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I don't know if they are available in the UK but the Thunder Tiger ST-1 has quite a following. It is available in the US for $299 at the moment from amain:

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/17281

It is built well and has a strong engine for an RTR. The servos will last for a little while but regardless of the brand you choose, the servos in the RTR will not be that great.
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:31 PM   #23
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if he says that he is a basher i recommend the jammin x1 crt easy to maintain a little heavy but you dont have to worry about that if your not racing. it is a great truggy and since they have the x2 now it will be going cheap both in rtr and roller
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the two that i can say i have boughten and liked are the Kyosho Inferno ST and the Cen Matrix RTR they are both nice although i would say the cen matrix is easier to work on if u ever break it i just had to change the A-arm on my friends inferno and it was very hard becasue they still used those little C clips pain in the butt
I agree with ruggydriver. I think you should consider getting a Cen Matrix TR Arena truggy. They are durable and affordible. With the money you save compared to other RTR, you can upgrade the servos. Good luck with your decision.
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Old 09-02-2008, 05:46 PM   #25
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Sub 400.00 Id say GS XUT pro RTR

Amain has them for 369.99
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/10179


Great truck for the price,I loved mine pretty dang tough and easy to drive fast..... of course I know a guy who has a Inferno STR for sell....But this isnt the classifids so PM me.....on that.
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Old 09-02-2008, 06:09 PM   #26
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Out of the 3 you named the Jammin is hands down the best.
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Old 09-02-2008, 06:20 PM   #27
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I've had a good look at the jammin, and it's very nice to say the least. However, trying to find onin my local area is proving to be impossible. There's only 2 hobby shops within around 50 miles, and neither stock it. Online searches have proven to be equally fruitless.

Because of this, I'm almost settled on the Kyosho Inferno ST, which I can pick up for $400 shipped and RTR, in the UK.
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