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Old 02-17-2010, 01:02 PM   #31
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not saying to buy an older car, just saying that if you already have an older one and you are learning to drive, or relatively new to the hobby then do not spend another thou on a new buggy just because pro's say it will cut your run time by half... the most important thing is to learn to drive first and when it comes to the point where only thing holding you back is an out dated model buggy then go ahead and upgrade the the newest set of wheels. You will be a better driver for 2 reasons one is obviously because of the better geometry of the new car secondly because you would be so used to driving extra careful to compensate for the older model you used to drag around the track, so you would automatically cut you time by at least a lap or so.
The OP says his friend is looking to get a truggy. They don't already have one. That's why I say to buy the latest. If they already had a truck, it would be a different story. But if they're are buying one now either way, why not buy the best?
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Old 02-17-2010, 01:08 PM   #32
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yea if i dint have a truggy already ,i would get a eight-t 2.0 but i brought a eight-t 1.0 about 6 mouths ,ago from a racer i know. i did have to replace all the gears though but hey its used.
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The OP says his friend is looking to get a truggy. They don't already have one. That's why I say to buy the latest. If they already had a truck, it would be a different story. But if they're are buying one now either way, why not buy the best?
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Don't worry about having an older truggy, at the sportsman's/club level it's not the technology that beats you, it's the person at the controls. Find a setup that you like and are comfortable with, drive smooth and consistent, and you will be surprised how well you will do. No amount of leading edge truggy technology will win the race when your on your lid waiting for the turn marshal to notice.
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I am running Kyosho, last year ran the 2.0 B and T, and hands down the losi 2.0T off the box is the BEST handling truck out there, and for someone getting in the hobby I think that it is important as there frustration level will be a lot less, and they can concentrate on driving and not building and setup's.
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I am running Kyosho, last year ran the 2.0 B and T, and hands down the losi 2.0T off the box is the BEST handling truck out there, and for someone getting in the hobby I think that it is important as there frustration level will be a lot less, and they can concentrate on driving and not building and setup's.
It's truly amazing how well they handle right out of the box. Even more amazing than that is that they only require small changes to the box setup to handle well on any track. I have to give the testing crew at losi tons of credit for that. It's no surprise though, having the talent that they have for testing products and setups. Any way, done with my little rant.
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And the Losi 2.0 Truggy RTR is THE BEST DEAL out there when you take a real look at what you are getting.......
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saying a losi is the best for everyone is not always right. i personally do not like losi at all just because they do not suit my driving style. so losi is not the best for me. everyone will say what their using is the best. i run jammin x2 buggy and truggy and i do not consider them the best but i do like them more than losi. the main reason is because they just dont break unlike other brands. my favorite brand is O'donnell but with me in college i cant afford to switch as of right now.
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saying a losi is the best for everyone is not always right. i personally do not like losi at all just because they do not suit my driving style. so losi is not the best for me. everyone will say what their using is the best. i run jammin x2 buggy and truggy and i do not consider them the best but i do like them more than losi. the main reason is because they just dont break unlike other brands. my favorite brand is O'donnell but with me in college i cant afford to switch as of right now.
I did not say it's the best..........I said the 2.0T RTR is the best deal once you consider all that is in the package, specially if you are just starting, can't you people READ.
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I would run what ever alot of people are running at your local track. Any of these truggies will be fast with good support & a whole lot faster then one w/ no support if you just getting into truggy.
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I did not say it's the best..........I said the 2.0T RTR is the best deal once you consider all that is in the package, specially if you are just starting, can't you people READ.
i wasnt saying this to you at all...
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i wasnt saying this to you at all...
My apologies then, I am sorry.
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