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Old 01-23-2010, 09:54 AM   #121
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Who said anything about the RTR? I'm talking about the race edition that's $650 at A Main.
Well I know I can get that for $500 at my local hobby shop, but it definitely isn't the value the RTR is, even at that price.
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Well I know I can get that for $500 at my local hobby shop, but it definitely isn't the value the RTR is, even at that price.
Also take into account the fact that the 8ight (2.0) has been around for about a year and a half, and prices tend to taper-off with time; just look at the MP9, it was $850 when it was first released. I suspect that the Durango, like any other car, will follow suit. Regardless, for the amount of options that Durango offers as standard, even at the "new" price, it still makes virtually every other manufacturer pale by comparison.
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Also take into account the fact that the 8ight (2.0) has been around for about a year and a half, and prices tend to taper-off with time; just look at the MP9, it was $850 when it was first released. I suspect that the Durango, like any other car, will follow suit. Regardless, for the amount of options that Durango offers as standard, even at the "new" price, it still makes virtually every other manufacturer pale by comparison.
The durango will list for 700. Less than the MP9 another punch to the Kyosho Pie Hole LOL
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Who said anything about the RTR? I'm talking about the race edition that's $650 at A Main.
Dont know which amain your looking at but the one I looked at is cheaper LOL
LOSA0804 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD Buggy Race Roller $529.99
The only other one I seen cheaper was,HB & AE,
Kyosho, Mugen and Xray cost more so why are you saying Losi cost alot

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Old 01-23-2010, 01:33 PM   #125
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Dont know which amain your looking at but the one I looked at is cheaper LOL
LOSA0804 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD Buggy Race Roller $529.99
The only other one I seen cheaper was,HB & AE,
Kyosho, Mugen and Xray cost more so why are you saying Losi cost alot
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...gy-Race-Roller

Mugen costs more? It's $499

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...grade-Stickers

Heck, even the Xray 2010 car and the MP9 SE are cheaper than the 8ight.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Off-Road-Buggy

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Road-Buggy-Kit
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That must be the older Mugen, MUGE0055 Mugen MBX6 M-Spec 1/8 Off-Road Competition Race Roller Buggy $539.99 and older Xray 50005 XRAY XB808 2010 Spec Luxury 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Buggy Kit $639.99
KYO31782US Kyosho Inferno MP9 Competition 1/8 Off Road Buggy $769.99 Somebodys not looking at the right place LOL
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I have no idea how you are doing your math. $529 for the Losi is lower than the Kyosho ($589) and Xray ($639).

You are indeed right that the Mugen is cheaper by $29.
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The M spec Mugen is more what ever that entales to make it M spec
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Old 01-23-2010, 01:42 PM   #129
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The M spec Mugen is more what ever that entales to make it M spec

You are correct. I was just giving him the benefit of the doubt by using the ones he linked.

The bottom line is that the 8ight doesn't appear overpriced, and actually is cheaper than many of the competitors. You may prefer another model, but the 8ight isn't way off price wise, and certainly doesn't seem overpriced.
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You are correct. I was just giving him the benefit of the doubt by using the ones he linked.

The bottom line is that the 8ight doesn't appear overpriced, and actually is cheaper than many of the competitors. You may prefer another model, but the 8ight isn't way off price wise, and certainly doesn't seem overpriced.
Whatever you might be seeing on your screen isn't what shows on my screen regarding pricing; I don't know how to convey that to you without some sort of direct screen capture.

-XRA350005 XRAY XB808 2010 Spec Luxury 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Buggy Kit $639.99

-MUGE0050 Mugen MBX6 1/8 Off-Road Competition Buggy Kit (w/Wheels, Pro-Line Tires & Upgrade Stickers) $499.99

-LOSA0804 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD Buggy Race Roller MAP: $649.99

-TAM84067 Tamiya TRF801X 1/8 Off Road Competition Buggy Kit $569.99
Special: $509.99

-KYO31783B Kyosho Inferno MP9 Standard Edition (SE) 1/8 Off Road Buggy $589.99

^ The above is a direct copy/paste of what I see on A Main's site.
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Try putting the 8ight in your cart and see if you get the right price then. It is listed at $529 on my screen.
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Go to 1/8th buggy kits and sub catorgorize it as highest price and see what you get. Guess he has a different screen than anybody else but it does not matter, LOSI is a very fair priced buggy.
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Try putting the 8ight in your cart and see if you get the right price then. It is listed at $529 on my screen.
Tried that, price remains the same. It's entirely possible that A Main may have different prices depending on peoples' IP or something. Regardless, prices can vary from one merchant to another, or someone could end up getting a good deal by other means, it's all good.

Fundamentally, I think that people will buy whatever appeals to them, for better or worse. What can't be denied however, is that the 8ight, love it or hate it, did kick Nitro buggies into a different gear with its slim chassis design, more centralized engine placement, and lighter weight. Since then, it seems like most other manufacturers have been trying to play catch-up, so right there, it shows that there was still lots of potential yet to be tapped in our cars.

If anything, the fact that there are so many companies vying for a slice of the nitro buggy pie, is in fact good for us as consumers, as it forces companies to innovate to compete.
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Displaying 1 to 22 (of 22 products) Result Pages: 1
Part Number Product Name Price Buy Now
KYO31782US Kyosho Inferno MP9 Competition 1/8 Off Road Buggy $769.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
LOSB0084 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD RTR Buggy (w/DX3S Radio, Telemetry Installed & Starter Box) $649.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
XRA350005 XRAY XB808 2010 Spec Luxury 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Buggy Kit $639.99 Back OrderBack Order
KYO31783B Kyosho Inferno MP9 Standard Edition (SE) 1/8 Off Road Buggy $589.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
OFN34958 OFNA Jammin X2 Pro 1/8 Competition Buggy Kit $574.99
Special: $549.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
MUGE0055 Mugen MBX6 M-Spec 1/8 Off-Road Competition Race Roller Buggy $539.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
LOSA0804 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD Buggy Race Roller $529.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
TAM84067 Tamiya TRF801X 1/8 Off Road Competition Buggy Kit $569.99
Special: $509.99 Back OrderBack Order
MUGE0050 Mugen MBX6 1/8 Off-Road Competition Buggy Kit (w/Wheels, Pro-Line Tires & Upgrade Stickers) $499.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
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Displaying 1 to 22 (of 22 products) Result Pages: 1
Part Number Product Name Price Buy Now
KYO31782US Kyosho Inferno MP9 Competition 1/8 Off Road Buggy $769.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
LOSB0084 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD RTR Buggy (w/DX3S Radio, Telemetry Installed & Starter Box) $649.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
XRA350005 XRAY XB808 2010 Spec Luxury 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Buggy Kit $639.99 Back OrderBack Order
KYO31783B Kyosho Inferno MP9 Standard Edition (SE) 1/8 Off Road Buggy $589.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
OFN34958 OFNA Jammin X2 Pro 1/8 Competition Buggy Kit $574.99
Special: $549.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
MUGE0055 Mugen MBX6 M-Spec 1/8 Off-Road Competition Race Roller Buggy $539.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
LOSA0804 Team Losi 8IGHT 2.0 1/8 4WD Buggy Race Roller $529.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
TAM84067 Tamiya TRF801X 1/8 Off Road Competition Buggy Kit $569.99
Special: $509.99 Back OrderBack Order
MUGE0050 Mugen MBX6 1/8 Off-Road Competition Buggy Kit (w/Wheels, Pro-Line Tires & Upgrade Stickers) $499.99 Buy Now!Buy Now!
I am in Canada, amain customer and thsi is exactly what I see too
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