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Old 12-08-2010, 06:36 PM   #16
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Ofna twin 775 motors on 4 cell lipo. Freaking thing is powerful! So light I have to put my gallon of fuel on it, when not starting my buggy, to keep it from floating off.
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I use my OFNA Blue box with a 4s LiFe pack. Its really light.
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If only OFNA could make a buggy/truggy as light and awesome performing
as the blue box, then they would be on to something!lol The ofna starter boxes are hard to beat in terms of durability and lightness.
+1 to that. I don't even put the ofna logo on my starter box skin. Poor ofna gets no love but the blue truggy box rocks.
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If only OFNA could make a buggy/truggy as light and awesome performing
as the blue box, then they would be on to something!lol The ofna starter boxes are hard to beat in terms of durability and lightness.
I think the same ..
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:54 PM   #20
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If only OFNA could make a buggy/truggy as light and awesome performing
as the blue box, then they would be on to something!lol The ofna starter boxes are hard to beat in terms of durability and lightness.
My previous hyper 9 was just as light or lighter then any mugen, and they just took 5th overall at the worlds seems to be pretty decent..

Truggy Blue Box w/ lipo.. best combo period
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:04 AM   #21
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Found this for sale on this forum if you're interested:
Hudy "Star Box" NIP/NIB

Anybody know if this box will quick change to start a Losi T 2.0 and a Losi 1.0 Buggy without having to re-adjust the pegs with a screwdriver?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...al-Starter-Box
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How about we get scientific...Anyone care to weigh the ofna/lipo combo? Same with the hudy/lipo combo.
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Old 12-09-2010, 05:22 AM   #23
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If I may ask.. why is there this worry about weight?
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Lightest setup I have seen is the AE/Thunder Tiger Box with a 3s lipo.

But, the question of "what box is lightest" is kind of like asking "who is the lightest fat chick"

For myself, Im not worried about carrying a couple more pounds, so I have a Dynamite Dual Motor Box (same thing as a OFNA Truggy Box, just half the $$) and a 12v gel cel. I get flamed all the time for not using a lipo.

When I ask them "Why is a lipo better", they say "its lighter and has more power". As far as power, if you have a dual-motor box, it is a mute issue. As far as weight, we are talking about a 1lb differece.

With the gel cell, I can go over a month without charging, the gel cell is like 18,000mah, and it cost $20. No need for a special lipo charger, blown up batteries, etc.. etc... I just charge it with a Battery Tender Jr ($13)
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The absolute lightest box is the Hudy box. Its not an opinion its a fact. Check out there website. Dont get me wrong i run 2 blue truggy boxes but the hudy is certifiably the lightest and is already setup for lipo from the factory.
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Lightest setup I have seen is the AE/Thunder Tiger Box with a 3s lipo.

But, the question of "what box is lightest" is kind of like asking "who is the lightest fat chick"

For myself, Im not worried about carrying a couple more pounds, so I have a Dynamite Dual Motor Box (same thing as a OFNA Truggy Box, just half the $$) and a 12v gel cel. I get flamed all the time for not using a lipo.

When I ask them "Why is a lipo better", they say "its lighter and has more power". As far as power, if you have a dual-motor box, it is a mute issue. As far as weight, we are talking about a 1lb differece.

With the gel cell, I can go over a month without charging, the gel cell is like 18,000mah, and it cost $20. No need for a special lipo charger, blown up batteries, etc.. etc... I just charge it with a Battery Tender Jr ($13)
Actually, the Gel Cell batteries that fit in the OFNA box are 7000 - 9000 mAh.

I too have the blue box with the gel cell (and also get flamed regularly), but the Lipo route isn't attractive to me due to the usual safety issues, and not being able to keep the battery stored with a full charge at all times. The box with a Lipo sure is a featherweight though.....

Now, a LiFe pack in comparable capacity is a good option. When it comes time to replace my battery, or I have the extra $$$ buring a hole in my pocket, a 4S LiFe pack may be my next purchase.
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Well,

thanks for all the feedback!

I am in need of a new box and maybe there will a few races in europe this seasson, and then i need to fly and overweight is expensive :-)
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Well,

thanks for all the feedback!

I am in need of a new box and maybe there will a few races in europe this seasson, and then i need to fly and overweight is expensive :-)
Now that is a good reason for a light starter box.
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if anyone needs a truggy blue box im selling mine with 2 stick packs in it.
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