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Old 03-29-2010, 10:04 PM   #1
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Hi there all, I'm a newbi to the rc world and want something fast and reliable. The top brands I've heard of are HPI, Traxxas, Kyosho, Tamiya, Losi and Team Associated - but still I have no clew as to how they rate against each other? Whether I choose Buggies, Truggies or Trucks, can anybody please shine some light as to what Brands are good out there? Thanks.
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My suggestion to you is go to the local track and see what everyone is running. You cant go wrong with AE Kyosho Losi mugen.. from my experience these are the cars I see the most of.. I would base it on popularity of the class that the track runs.. you cant go wrong with a 1/8 buggy or truggy
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Thanks for that.
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Like plack75 said go to you local RC area and see what is popular out there. You can't go wrong with Mugen, Losi, AE, Hot Bodies, Kyosho, Xray, etc. There is more to list and this are just some. Traxxas does not have any buggies or truggies so thats not even and option. If you are new I would maybe recommend the Hot Bodies D8 buggy or D8T truggy. There are the most economical of the buggies and truggy and are still able to win races without a problem.
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Thanks again, this info is really appreciated.
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also O'donnell is a very good buggy, and their new truggy will be great too. but i drove some Mugens this weekend and they are very good. but IMO you cant beat O'donnell, Mugen, or Team Associated. Losi is great and all but they take more maintenance, i like the way they handle and all that but i dont like how they wear faster than others, but thats probably why they handle so good. but if you get losi or mugen you will never have to worry about finding parts at the track.
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