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Old 02-23-2007, 03:46 AM   #16
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Thanks for all the suggestions everyone. I think I will just wait a little bit longer till more buggies are released like the RC8 and XB8EC, Odonnell. In the meantime I'm probably going to buy a MBX5T to hold me over.
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Old 02-23-2007, 04:46 AM   #17
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Buy back your Jammin'
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:57 AM   #18
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You could of changed the droop (less droop) on the 8ight to make it push like the jammin does. That way it would have to be steered by the rear and be more stable. Is this the trait that you liked in the Jammin? The jammin is the only thing that is going to handle like a jammin. From what I seen the MBX5 has slightly less steering than the Jammin. I do not know about the MBX5R though. The Xray is more like the like the 8ight in the way it handles.
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Old 02-23-2007, 08:22 AM   #19
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Like I said...save yourself some money and go with the H8...lol. I've driven all the other buggies that they have mentioned here, except for the 8ight, and none of them had ANYTHING on the H8. In fact, I would say that some of them, even though they were WELL over twice the price, weren't as good as the H8....They all were good in their own way, but weren't worth the extra money...

With the H8, other than changing the brake pads, their is no...change this, replace that, try this.... Just put a good set-up on it, and it's good to go.

Just try it, you won't be dissappointed....
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Old 02-23-2007, 08:33 AM   #20
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WYLDTHING, good point... as cheap as the H8 it is I will have to give it a try. Thanks
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Yeah the Losi is definitely a finessee (sp?) car that likes to be driven smooth. But from what I have seen the MBX5R is the best buggy when it comes to pitch & sling drivers.

There was a lot of guys that pitch and sling their cars and HATED the 8ight but loved the MBX5R, so now most of the buggies at my home track is the new Mugen. Except for me of course
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Old 02-23-2007, 11:34 AM   #22
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Good to hear this Black.

Guess that means I'm a pitch and sling driver.
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Old 02-23-2007, 12:56 PM   #23
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i put the my m1b well before my mugen
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Old 02-23-2007, 05:57 PM   #24
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Good luck GeneralG...I believe you'll love the H8 when you get it on the track.
With you being in Hutch, I may bump into you before the season is over. I'm hoping to get to travel around more this summer to race....

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Old 02-24-2007, 07:44 AM   #25
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get the 8ight back! nothing like the 8ight! Im just waiting to see how well the RC8 is going to be. If you can wait,do it.
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No offend to anyone but the RC8 looks like a really nice RTR car at best. NOTHING on that car is very impressive from my standpoint.
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Black, why do you say it looks like a good RTR car? Because of the use of plastic more so or what is your reasoning?
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Mugen all the way baby! there tough as nails and the driveline and diffs hold up well.

Or maybe a TTR S3, not sure on this buggy, but it is the current champ, and has a rather unique layout? I would like to try one. Didnt you have one posted for sale ahwile back that was all tricked-out?
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Oh yeah forgot to mention that Mugen has been in the 1/8 buggy game longer than all these other companies, they know what works and what doesnt. Only Ofna has been around the same amount of time, but they go after the RTR market, while Mugen is geared for racing only, a MBX5R out of the box needs nothing more to be a podium contender.
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Kyosho has been in the game along time also, they know what works and doesnt as well, the only thing I dont like about Kyosho is the stupid phillips head screws they use, and parts and tech support might be harder to come by.
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