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Old 10-22-2010, 05:22 PM   #1
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Default Mp9 or losi 8ight 2.0?

Hey guys i was thinking about getting a new nitro buggy and i am between 2 kits.I already have the losi 8ight-t 2.0 truggy and i know it's smart to get the macthing car but i want something new and with metric hardware this time.I have drove the mp9 and loved it but just want to see which one is better out of the 2.Thanks for any replies.I also know it is hard to get parts but i have a place to get them so that is not an issue.
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Its really up to you i havent driven the new MP9 so i cant comment on that car but it is the national champ now. It really comes down to how much cash you have.
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dude, check out the serpent buggy. no joke the thing is sweet. they are coming out with a new radio tray too. super easy to work on. the parst are super tight, so nothing will back out and have no slop. 1/2 the prics of a MP9. I like it better than my losi
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dude, check out the serpent buggy. no joke the thing is sweet. they are coming out with a new radio tray too. super easy to work on. the parst are super tight, so nothing will back out and have no slop. 1/2 the prics of a MP9. I like it better than my losi
I should also think about the serpent but i would get the standard mp9 for 576.99 on amainhobbies along with a few parts so maybe with the backup parts around 630.99.I might get it instead because billy easton tests his buggy and new serpent truggy down here all the time.
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just be aware the tk12 mp9 has just about all the upgrades on it so really nothing else to spend other buggys on the market normally end up costing just as much over time due to any upgrades you add to them, the mp9 tk12 is very close to perfection when it comes to build quality and then the losi has a proven track record as a race winner but as the oracle says in the matrix its up to you to make up your own dam mind
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True but it is 900 just for a roller.might not want to spend that much on a roller,although i see where your coming from and isn't a bad idea.
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True but it is 900 just for a roller.might not want to spend that much on a roller,although i see where your coming from and isn't a bad idea.
ok example on my xray 808 kit costs $599us after adding all the cnc upgrades towers, shock holders etc may as well call it $900 also the kyosho comes semi assembled like shocks diffs etc that adds a bit to it,but if you dont want to do upgrades and have the time to build then stick with a losi easy
oh and dont forget to use a discount voucher theres a saving which ever way you go -$25. amain that is.
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ok example on my xray 808 kit costs $599us after adding all the cnc upgrades towers, shock holders etc may as well call it $900 also the kyosho comes semi assembled like shocks diffs etc that adds a bit to it,but if you dont want to do upgrades and have the time to build then still with a losi easy
oh and dont forget to use a discount voucher theres a saving which ever way you go -$25. amain that is.
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Which mp9 because there is 3 on the site?I will look into it then because that means all of the weak points are already taken care of,didn't look at it that way but your right.
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next kit down is not semi assembled
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next kit down is not semi assembled
That one is not on there.There is the 3b,5b along with 2us.
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That one is not on there.There is the 3b,5b along with 2us.
it comes straight up for me
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that looks like a work of art,that is worth 900$ hands down,but how is the serpent compared to it?
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that looks like a work of art,that is worth 900$ hands down,but how is the serpent compared to it?
a guy at our track is running the serpent buggy its very similar in build quality along the lines as xray, from what I have seen it runs well and is also tough
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a guy at our track is running the serpent buggy its very similar in build quality along the lines as xray, from what I have seen it runs well and is also tough
So if you were gonna get one,which one would you get?
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