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Old 11-26-2010, 05:24 AM   #16
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There isn't a best for everyone but there is a best choice for your application.What brand do you see more at the track?What brand is cheaper to mantain and parts are easy to come by?I have a RRR because it's the most supported brand here.Xray it's expensive to mantain (at least here) and Serpent is making an effort to be well supported so if I had to make a choice for a next chassis it would be the 733.That's my option,you can make yours after thinking about wich is the best for you.
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:59 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by td-civ View Post
capricorn lab now this is a car very fast easy to setup but im in canada and parts are hard to get
That was a problem that does not exist anymore. We have full stock of parts for the Lab and also optionals for the other cars. Our website is going to be live really soon.

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Old 11-26-2010, 02:05 PM   #18
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:15 AM   #19
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I currently own a Shepherd V10, which I think is an excellent car. It's just as fast (if not faster) than anything out there, and is by far the easiest nitro car that I have ever worked on. The only problem is that you don't see many at the track, so you're on your own with the set-up and parts. If I didn't own a Shepherd, I would say Xray with the Serpent being a close second.
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Old 12-20-2010, 02:38 PM   #20
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:16 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by rx7ttlm View Post
let me know how much you spend on custom weights for your car to get it up to legal weight
Having the option to balance the car with weights is a vital tool. Which is why most manufacturers are aiming at building lighter cars. Why wouldn't you like to have this problem
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:24 PM   #22
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I would say the underweight-ness is not a problem, but a "unique" feature being built into new cars nowadays. It lets you change the rear/front weight bias without adding too much weight beyond the legal minimum.
Some say problem, others say feature.
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Old 12-20-2010, 10:15 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by td-civ View Post
i have and ran and still own

733 nice car but im always working on it and hard to setup

capricorn lab now this is a car very fast easy to setup but im in canada and parts are hard to get

km racing h-k1 dont have one but i want to buy one to try it out
I disagree with you on this. I found it to be the easiest car to work on from all my experiences in 1/10 nitro. However, I have my eye on the Capricorn as a possible next pending my budget issues and support issues.
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