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Old 04-28-2012, 03:35 PM   #1
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Default Best starter box set up for 1/8 buggy

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I was wondering if any one has advice on the best starter box and battery set up for my 1/8 buggy. I am running a hyper 21 currently however I want a box that will be able to handle a higher spec race engine the future.
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Old 04-28-2012, 04:35 PM   #2
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Ofna Blue truggy box with a 30c 5000 mah 4s lipo.
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OFNA blue truggy box.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...gy-Starter-Box
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as the two members above me said.. ofna blue starter box!!! hands down the best.. jeremy
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as the two members above me said.. ofna blue starter box!!! hands down the best.. jeremy
Again the Ofna box rocks it will start a truck. I just bought a hudy box for my 808 and left it with my mate. It doesnt compare to the Ofna box
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Old 04-28-2012, 08:46 PM   #6
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I dont no why other manufacturers make a starter box because the ofna blue box is the best on the market and is a very good price as well.
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I use the Ofna box as well, and love it.
But i ran across this searching around and seams to be very close to the ofna at a great price..http://www.hobbypartz.com/72p-b7060-...tarterbox.html
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Ok, we need to put this on sticky. Ofna blue buggy and truggy or Hudy (if you want the lightest).
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I've been using the OFNA blue truggy box for over 2 years now, IMO simply the best box.
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Thanks for the advice. Is amain the cheapest place to get one?
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A question for all you guys using the Ofna box, Is there any way to make the box hinge like my old school Mugen box? It seams to me at first glance i have to remove four screws to charge/swap batteries?
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A question for all you guys using the Ofna box, Is there any way to make the box hinge like my old school Mugen box? It seams to me at first glance i have to remove four screws to charge/swap batteries?
Depending on how you set up the box, one screw is all you should need to take out to open the lid.
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Can't believe Mugen box isn't recommended anymore. I have one of the originals, going on 10 years. Still going strong.

One thing I don't like about the Ofna is the end is rounded and wont stand up on end.
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If money is not an option, I totally agree with the previous answers. Ofna Blue Truggy Box!!! If you are looking for a more budget-minded great set-up, look at OFN10245. Had mine for 5 or 6 years and still going strong. You can get the box and a 4s LiPo for the same price as the Blue Truggy box. Mine has broke-in 2 Nova's, a Werks B6, a couple of V-specs and a couple of .28's!! Still kicking!! Smaller and lighter than the blue truggy box, too!!
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A question for all you guys using the Ofna box, Is there any way to make the box hinge like my old school Mugen box? It seams to me at first glance i have to remove four screws to charge/swap batteries?
I replaced the motors in my Mugen box with Team Titan 21T 550 motors and couldn't be happier. Cost me $40.
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