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Whats a good E-truggy these days?

Old 06-28-2013, 08:06 PM
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Been out of the hobby for a couple years due to losing the local track but I recently purchased a home with lots of land so I'm building a track and getting back into it. I love the way truggies handle and jump so that's what I want to stick with. I had a RC8TE before and now have a Kyosho ST-RR but I don't know how much I'll be using the Kyosho due to expensive parts. AE was kind of kinds because everyone had parts and they were somewhat cheap.
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The Durango DEX408T looks promising. I believe it was just released.

The Tekno ET48 will be releasing later this year as well hopefully.
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Can't got wrong with a Losi 8ight-t 2.0. Durable, lots of setups, readily available parts.
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Caster k8t pro is a very nice truggy
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I bought the Agama truggy earlier this year and converted it to electric.
I can highly recommend it.

Later this year Tekno is going to release a e-truggy and it will probably be the greatest rc vehicle ever
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Originally Posted by kaan View Post
I bought the Agama truggy earlier this year and converted it to electric.
I can highly recommend it.

Later this year Tekno is going to release a e-truggy and it will probably be the greatest rc vehicle ever
Not sure thats correct, but you have your opinion.

Durango DEX408T Available now
Team T8TE Available now
Serpent will have a E truggy soon

Or a current nitro kit & do the conversion.
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Originally Posted by kaan View Post
I bought the Agama truggy earlier this year and converted it to electric.
I can highly recommend it.

Later this year Tekno is going to release a e-truggy and it will probably be the greatest rc vehicle ever
TBH id take the Durango e-buggy or e-truggy over the tekno.. Im currently running a losi tekno 2.0 and it's great.. but when I switch next year it will be to the new Durango truggy. GTW "greatest rc vehicle ever", that made me lol.. not that it won't be good, but that maybe a little too much credit
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Originally Posted by kaan View Post

Later this year Tekno is going to release a e-truggy and it will probably be the greatest rc vehicle ever
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I checked out the Durango and looks pretty sick. Any word on price yet?
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Tower has the kit for $599.
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Very happy so far with my Serpent 811T. Bought the nitro kit and used my old RCM electric conversion from my first 811 nitro buggy that I converted. Waiting for the official nitro to electric truggy conversion kit that Serpent is releasing soon. Full electric kit also coming soon.
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To those of you saying that the tekno will not be the greatest ever...well it will most likely be that way. The EB48, SCT410, has been 1,2,3 on the podium all over the west coast, and here at my local tracks its the same way. This buggy is not for everyone, but in the end most people who try it end up becoming a way better driver than they were before. I had a rc8.2e with a tekno v4, when I picked up the eb48 it shaved 4 seconds off my lap times, and that was before I put a setup on it.

Go with the tekno truggy coming this fall and I'm sure you won't regret it.
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Originally Posted by 8ight-e View Post
TBH id take the Durango e-buggy or e-truggy over the tekno.. Im currently running a losi tekno 2.0 and it's great.. but when I switch next year it will be to the new Durango truggy. GTW "greatest rc vehicle ever", that made me lol.. not that it won't be good, but that maybe a little too much credit
Good luck with that dingo whether its a bug or trug, it will most likely break like the rest of durangos crap. Read the threads on here, Tekno's are great, and the durango threads...well lots of disappointed people all over.
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Durangos are fine if you don't ever ever ever crash and get lucky and end up not breaking anything. With that said I'm probably going to end up with a SCT410 just because 4WD is easy to get hacked in and getting a DNF blows when it's someone else's fault.
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Laughable....Maybe some should actually read threads, No point making claims that something is poor if you can't back it up.

If you crash (we all have moments) then no doubt you may increase the risk of breaking, something the tekno is not immune to. Any of the known brands are going to serve you well....most of it is setup & ability.
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