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Old 02-20-2009, 05:33 PM   #46
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Yep that's for sure.

So does anyone else have one yet?
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:20 PM   #47
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85 bucks US....
in australia a mate of mine just paid 200 delivered from TTR...thats just rude
with the conversion...it works out to 130 bucks Aus...they charged him 70 dollars to send two bits of fibreglass and some delrin blocks to australia.....talk about taken the piss

so we are going to stencil it,and then maybe make it out of carbonfibre for a few of us guys that are racing here.....then give our mate a bit off coin for letting us do it
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85 bucks US....
in australia a mate of mine just paid 200 delivered from TTR...thats just rude
with the conversion...it works out to 130 bucks Aus...they charged him 70 dollars to send two bits of fibreglass and some delrin blocks to australia.....talk about taken the piss

so we are going to stencil it,and then maybe make it out of carbonfibre for a few of us guys that are racing here.....then give our mate a bit off coin for letting us do it
And did it cost $70 shipping because the buyer couldn't wait to get it and chose the "Priority MailŪ International Large Flat-Rate Box" option for which the post office charges US$54 instead of being patient and choosing the "First-Class MailŪ International Package" which is only US$10.30?
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Old 02-20-2009, 11:00 PM   #49
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And did it cost $70 shipping because the buyer couldn't wait to get it and chose the "Priority MailŪ International Large Flat-Rate Box" option for which the post office charges US$54 instead of being patient and choosing the "First-Class MailŪ International Package" which is only US$10.30?
hahhahhaa..yep probably...he is an impatient bugger
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And did it cost $70 shipping because the buyer couldn't wait to get it and chose the "Priority MailŪ International Large Flat-Rate Box" option for which the post office charges US$54 instead of being patient and choosing the "First-Class MailŪ International Package" which is only US$10.30?
Yes, that costumer did opt for the Priority MailŪ International shipping & was charged $50.94. Let that be a lesson about patients.

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Old 02-24-2009, 03:34 PM   #51
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You have email that needs to be answered.

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Old 03-01-2009, 11:55 AM   #52
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I am interested in getting one of these
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Old 03-01-2009, 02:20 PM   #53
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finally the slash-keteers cant bitch just open the class to stock corr truck and run your new chassis with the sc10 and whatever else comes out.
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Old 03-01-2009, 05:41 PM   #54
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At least I'll have some worthy electronics.
And I won't spend next year whining while getting my butt stomped whimpy.
Cause you can't compete in a class where everyone's driving the same chassis?
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Old 03-01-2009, 05:47 PM   #55
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The reason some consider it pricey is because compared to other hop up chassis it is.

Look at this kit for the TA05 for $90
http://cgi.ebay.com/TAMIYA-TA-05-Gra...3A1|240%3A1318

You get a lot more for your money. Not trying to bash the company, but it's just a fact of business that your products and prices will be compared to what is already out on the market.
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I think I'll wait for Traxxas to put out a 20-30$ upgrade chassis. If that day ever comes. I'm sure my 5yr old won't notice the difference.
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The reason some consider it pricey is because compared to other hop up chassis it is.

Look at this kit for the TA05 for $90
http://cgi.ebay.com/TAMIYA-TA-05-Gra...3A1|240%3A1318

You get a lot more for your money. Not trying to bash the company, but it's just a fact of business that your products and prices will be compared to what is already out on the market.

is that chassis hand made in america??
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The reason some consider it pricey is because compared to other hop up chassis it is.

Look at this kit for the TA05 for $90
http://cgi.ebay.com/TAMIYA-TA-05-Gra...3A1|240%3A1318

You get a lot more for your money. Not trying to bash the company, but it's just a fact of business that your products and prices will be compared to what is already out on the market.

is that chassis hand made in America??
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is that chassis hand made in America??

most definately not hand made in the US, its from 3racing. while they make decent upgrade parts for most anything out there, they usually arent preferred racing parts, but will def do the job.
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Many of the prices really depend on the volume. Compare the price of the BJ4WE kit versus the B44 when during their respective debut.

I just don't understand why some of you complain about the prices. As it was stated before, if you don't like the price, don't buy it. Some people find value in the product and agree to pay the price (thus completing a sale).

Frankly, I'm very glad companies like JConcept and Thunder Tech bring new toys to the table... Don't get me wrong, I love the "big guys" at the top, such as AE, Tamiya, Kyosho, and etc. but with low-volume production ran cars, you definitely get lots of attention at your pit table

I was one of the only one at my local track to have a BJ4WE a few years back, the car ran very well, best 4wd at the time IMO, and got lots of head turns and finger pointing at the track which was a great way to open up a conversation at the track...

Price is a matter of each individual's financial situation. Some people think $200 is pushing it for a 4wd buggy kit, others will gladly pay $450 for a good one (like me with my BJ4WE when I bought it few years back)...

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