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Need some help picking the right Buggy/Truggy

Need some help picking the right Buggy/Truggy

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Old 04-01-2010, 11:26 AM
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Okay, I had a Traxxis Revo about a year ago. I had fun with it, but I really didn't like having to tune the motor every time the temperature changed. It wasn't terrible, but I still disliked that. Also, I took it to a local BMX track and even off of small jumps it was just unstable. I even went to a RC track and it just didn't jump good and level. It also had a tendency to roll every now and then when playing in the grass. Now, I realize a lot is driver error, but I am looking for something different.

Here are my parameters:

1. Electric/Brushless

2. Buggy or Truggy - Has to be able to handle jumps well. I don't think I will be racing, but I will be messing around on a pretty nice BMX course.

3. Fun to mess around with in low grass fields and dirt parking lots. This is where I am worried. Can you use buggys anywhere else besides a track and have fun? Can they handle a construction site? I am no basher so I won't be jumping it off huge dirt piles.

4.Easy to work on and adjust. I am great at working on things, but I want something user friendly.

5. I would like to be able to buy everything and have it running for $700 or so or less.
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:08 PM
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Check out the Caster F8T Electric truggy at www.casterracingusa.com
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That is exactly what the machine I would recommend.
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First question to you is, do you already have a radio that you can use? If not then your best bet would be to get a RTR buggy. If you do have a radio then I would go with either the Hotbodies Ve8 or the AE RC8e or the HPI Vorza for a RTR. I have heard Caster buggies are nice too, I just haven't seen any on the track.
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