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Old 01-20-2009, 06:02 AM   #1
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Hey all,

I'm new to this site. I currently have an e-revo and this week expect my log awaited for new BL e-revo in from Traxxas. I am looking for a RTR Buggy now. I want something durable like my e-revo and in the same scale size. I'd prefer RTR, but open to suggestions. I was looking at the Losi XXX. What are the thoughts here? I saw Traxxas has the bandit VXL too, but is it any good? Any suggestions appreciated for steer my decisions to a good Buggy.

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I would get the b4 rtr
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Old 01-20-2009, 11:12 AM   #3
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The B4 is a great car, and although the RTR doesn't have a lot of the Pro upgrades, it will be a long time before you need the extra performance.

That is assuming you want a RACING buggy. If you want a basher, stay away from the B4, XXX, RB5 type cars. They are more expensive to maintain than a basher like a Tamiya.

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Sorry, should have said, im all about bashing not racing
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I don't know anything about Traxxas, not common in NZ, but Tamiya do some great cars now that are very tunable (is that a word?).

IMHO the AE and Losi cars are no good for bashing. I own a B4, and when i'm using it OFF the track, I always end up breaking stuff.

The Tamiya DF-03 is a good 4wd buggy. Cheap in it's basic form, but tons of hop-ups, and it can handle a fair bit of power. The DB-01 is the next "level" up in Tamiya, but not really necessary for bashing.
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If you ever decide to race in the future, you will have a buggy that will allow you to be competitive.
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you wanna bash get an ofna or something from tower hobbies
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