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Old 11-13-2016, 03:07 AM
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Hard to say, since they had stopped ALL production for awhile earlier this year(was on the verge of going out of business I think, but they're getting back underway, but they haven't specified if there are any products that won't be resumed)...
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Originally Posted by Grizzbob View Post
Hard to say, since they had stopped ALL production for awhile earlier this year(was on the verge of going out of business I think, but they're getting back underway, but they haven't specified if there are any products that won't be resumed)...
HPI got bought out by Ripmax last spring. They then sold off Hot Bodies. The various branches of HPI are supposed to continue semi-autonomously, as they have in the past. Short answer - who knows?
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Old 11-13-2016, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by monkeyracing View Post
HPI got bought out by Ripmax last spring. They then sold off Hot Bodies. The various branches of HPI are supposed to continue semi-autonomously, as they have in the past. Short answer - who knows?
I heard about that. seems like i'll try a few new brands for mini bodies in 225mm department
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Old 11-13-2016, 07:30 PM
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Everyone seems to be running the Blitz GTI 225mm bodies around here.
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Old 11-14-2016, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Schs2013 View Post
Does HPI still 225mm mini bodies?
depending on what your looking for. some can still be found if you know where to look and to spend a little bit more on them. I just noticed your from edmonton too. Come see me at the hanger friday.

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Originally Posted by safaridog View Post
depending on what your looking for. some can still be found if you know where to look and to spend a little bit more on them. I just noticed your from edmonton too. Come see me at the hanger friday.

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Ill be at the hangar on DEC 2 for the WCICS to watch. not before that day.

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Two other shells that should be looked at are the Blitz Jazz ( good steering, tons of room for extra wide stance) and the Colt VW Beetle. (Tiny, aerodynamic, 210mm wheelbase)



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The Mon-Tech turbo spidi is a good one too. It looks cool and is very lightweight.
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Ill be buying one of each they both look different after destroying the old one I have. also just be buying out Great Hobbies last M05v2 kit

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Guys Ive been trying to find the Blitz bodies for awhile and every site I look at is sold out
A fleabay company, can't remember the name, I just got home from working over night and a bit tired, is selling two of them for like 25 bux US, Is this the same Blitz bodies you guys are talking about? Seems kind of cheap compared what Ive been paying for bodies!
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Team Bluegroove in Canada do a copy of the Monster Mini which is a great looking shell and also handles well. I got rid of my Turbo Spidi Mini as I didn't like the handling.
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Originally Posted by KA2AEV View Post
Guys Ive been trying to find the Blitz bodies for awhile and every site I look at is sold out
A fleabay company, can't remember the name, I just got home from working over night and a bit tired, is selling two of them for like 25 bux US, Is this the same Blitz bodies you guys are talking about? Seems kind of cheap compared what Ive been paying for bodies!
All sold out? The very first place I looked at had...

http://www.rcmart.com/body-light-min...id=379&sort=1a
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Old 11-18-2016, 05:14 PM
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How long did it take you guys to build your M05v2 kits roughly? since I already have extra diffs prebuilt (the hope is that my existing ones will fit saving some built time.) I'm thinking without distractions 3Hours
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I don't know what shipping is to Australia, but unless you pack that bag full of stuff, the $35 USD plus on shipping to the US isn't worth it.
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