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Old 01-30-2011, 11:29 AM   #16
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he just got a rc8t ce he told me so hes going to the racing world .

hes knows monster trucks are dead on the racing side lol.
Honestly, monster trucks are becoming obsolete in general. From what I've seen, a Truggy can do anything a monster truck and more. They're even more capable bashers while still maintaining insane durability. Plus, the quality is better because a lot of the time you actually build the kit as opposed to a RTR.
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Old 01-30-2011, 11:34 AM   #17
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Honestly, monster trucks are becoming obsolete in general. From what I've seen, a Truggy can do anything a monster truck and more. They're even more capable bashers while still maintaining insane durability. Plus, the quality is better because a lot of the time you actually build the kit as opposed to a RTR.



oh, i know i dont know if you ever been to hobby hut but theres some like ed cappel and a couple others that show up to have a race with them for the past two years .

but, yea i see a lot of breaking on the monster trucks like the revo compared to the truggys i know how tough truggys are for racing and bashing .

but if i would bash a truggy i would get a non racing truggy.
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Old 01-30-2011, 11:36 AM   #18
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Honestly, monster trucks are becoming obsolete in general. From what I've seen, a Truggy can do anything a monster truck and more. They're even more capable bashers while still maintaining insane durability. Plus, the quality is better because a lot of the time you actually build the kit as opposed to a RTR.
They seem that way but it is because they aren't racers. Never really were, now that truggies are in monsters are out. But almost every person who enjoys driving other than racing has a monster truck. Shoot i have a savage .25, no telin how old it is and I haven't really drivin it but when i want to break somthin its let loose before my $600+ kit is bashed. IMO bashing somthing you race is asking for issues and is STUPID.
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Just wondering what a "non racing truggy" is?
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Just wondering what a "non racing truggy" is?


like a ofna truggy or a off brand truggy that is really outdated for racing.
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Just wondering what a "non racing truggy" is?
I guess an old truggy that is out of date and is a tank....."1.0"
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Here is a nice Truggy. I am thinking of getting one myself to run was a back up for my RC8T.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...or-Fuel-Bottle
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I have bashed with my Truggies many many times.... IMHO they are far more reliable and durable then any of the MT's I have owned.....
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If a truggy weighed 13-15 pounds like current monster trucks would it still be as reliable as a 7-8 lb truggy?

You have to remember Monster trucks are around 6-9 lbs heavier. I think my MGt was/is around 14.5 with moabs and alum shocks and xtm 457. a little more when I had duel tanks, duel 94359z steering servos and reverse.
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There is no way I would bash my RC8T FT like a monter truck. I like mud, small creeks that would be in the carb of a truggy, snow, rain, mud, rocks that are if standing next to a truggy would be inches over the side of the flat chassis.

besides big long rock gouges in the bottom of a truggy chassis is just so damn nasty and ugly, makes me cringe.
Now if I had that TTR st1 I would bash it but only do light bashing up and down my driveway and on the dirt road I live on. It would not go through the ditch(maybe a little) or mud(up past the chassis plate), water(up past the chassis plate). It would be my Light duty basher
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Truggy easier to drive, but more wear on parts. Both are a blast and hope you have fun choosing and racing!
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I have bashed with my Truggies many many times.... IMHO they are far more reliable and durable then any of the MT's I have owned.....
I try to steer a basher towards a truggy over a monster truck for the same reasons .
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well thanx for all the advice and opinions, i appreciate it very much. i decided to go with a buggy and got the losi 810, havent tested it out yet since its been to cold to break it in but i hear its lots if fun
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