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Old 05-17-2009, 07:06 PM   #1
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Default Wow. So much for unpopular truggy!!!

Just got back from racing with my Robitronic Mantis. I get to the track and start warming up. Then i see some guys pointing at my truggy and laughing. Really ticked me off. Just so happens i smoke both them in the TRUGGY A-MAIN. Winning my first event with this truggy. Beating them both by 3 laps. Now no one can tell me this is a cheap truggy becuz i made it a
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Old 05-17-2009, 07:14 PM   #2
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ah that just tells u that if u are a good driver u can beat anybody are u using the stock engine ,the design in diffrent chassis somwhat do play a factor but if u cant drive that forgot about it,i think some of the racers at your track might what to buy it now , i laugh when i see guys with these super powerful engines and are allover the place , and theres me with a 175 engine whop there butts espailly in 2wd nitro truck. the track i race at is a meduim size track . it is a good truggy u got.
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Really ticked me off. with my Robitronic Mantis
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Old 05-17-2009, 07:29 PM   #4
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that brand is that
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Old 05-17-2009, 08:07 PM   #6
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Just got back from racing with my Robitronic Mantis. I get to the track and start warming up. Then i see some guys pointing at my truggy and laughing. Really ticked me off. Just so happens i smoke both them in the TRUGGY A-MAIN. Winning my first event with this truggy. Beating them both by 3 laps. Now no one can tell me this is a cheap truggy becuz i made it a
1st place all star.
Good for you bud..the funny thing is that if you keep beating them, some of them will be stupid enough to think if they buy a Mantis they will get faster

Most of the time its the driver..I'll bet they wont be laughing at you anymore
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Just got back from racing with my Robitronic Mantis. I get to the track and start warming up. Then i see some guys pointing at my truggy and laughing. Really ticked me off. Just so happens i smoke both them in the TRUGGY A-MAIN. Winning my first event with this truggy. Beating them both by 3 laps. Now no one can tell me this is a cheap truggy becuz i made it a
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Good for you man! That is a great truggy that few people get a chance to see and drive. I love it when that happens to people trying to make fun. Next time you see them at the race just stare at them hard and smile! LOL!
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lets see a pic of it
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Just got back from racing with my Robitronic Mantis. I get to the track and start warming up. Then i see some guys pointing at my truggy and laughing. Really ticked me off. Just so happens i smoke both them in the TRUGGY A-MAIN. Winning my first event with this truggy. Beating them both by 3 laps. Now no one can tell me this is a cheap truggy becuz i made it a
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sweet! a perfect example of why you don't need to spend $1,000+ to go racing and WIN!
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Robitronics makes some sweet on-road cars. Nothing wrong with driving what you have. Have fun, ignore the posers.

Not bad: http://www.robitronic.com/mantis-18-truggy-en.html

If I was getting into 1/8th that's not a bad option.
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Congrats man! Been in the same situation, i kick few of my buddies butts which ran revos and i was using my tmaxx
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Robitronics makes some sweet on-road cars. Nothing wrong with driving what you have. Have fun, ignore the posers.

Not bad: http://www.robitronic.com/mantis-18-truggy-en.html

If I was getting into 1/8th that's not a bad option.
thanks for the link i did not know (seriously)
i was at a lose to what it looked like it is not a bad looking truggy
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man u most be a really good driver if u beat a revo with your t-maxx cause i know the revo design and i know it handles a lot better than a maxx .
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Old 05-18-2009, 11:38 AM   #14
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i like the fact that it comes with a vented clutch bell and it looks easy as hell to work on it looks like u can use hellfire parts on it. the parts should defiely handle truggy racing .and that engine on there is a freakin beast
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I had the mantis you'll soon find there is better out there...you have to do a lot to get that thing truely race ready...and the lack of support for it and tips/tricks made me sell mine...It was a headache to say the least...but the truck did handle well though I will give it that
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