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Old 08-16-2022, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Logante
Letís see if they can make that geometry works and competitive . JQ said that he doubts that itís going to work this design. Letís see, itís the most interesting change in a decade. At least they are trying something different.
I agree with JQ on this one, I think under certain track conditions the buggy will perform well, but across all tracks and surfaces it will not work. Another big concern will be the durability.
Lastly, I would really like to see them get a prototype over to Brandon Rose where he can drive the buggy at a high level so we can see what this new platform is capable of or not.
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Old 08-17-2022, 08:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Mickey_B
I agree with JQ on this one, I think under certain track conditions the buggy will perform well, but across all tracks and surfaces it will not work. Another big concern will be the durability.
Lastly, I would really like to see them get a prototype over to Brandon Rose where he can drive the buggy at a high level so we can see what this new platform is capable of or not.
Where can i hear JQ's opinion? I always find his viewpoints interesting
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Old 08-17-2022, 08:17 AM
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Again, with the new N1 coming out they 319 kits will not be avail. now if the N1 is a flop for whatever reason than I am sure they will revert back to the 319. yes I am part of Nemo have been for over 6 years and TBH the cars dont break so parts are a non issue to me. I think everyone will agree Agama has had limited kits/parts in stock that is nothing new but we are fighting it even more than normal with supply issues.
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Old 08-17-2022, 09:00 AM
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I think the agama buggy will perform well on uk and European style tracks as its low CG is beneficial for fast high grip corners. Plus its pretty easy to run agama in the UK and many people do.

Thats not to say i dont see this buggy performing well on other tracks - for example dusty, low grip american tracks. Lower CG is almost always better for these buggies. I don't see a reason why a buggy with stood up shocks and towers and higher CG should perform better unless the driver wants the characteristics of a higher CG for whatever reason.
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Alot of brands and manufacturers in the RC world are still having issues, tires are one of them from the big name companies, but then companies like VP PRO gets dozens of boxes in when others are struggling. For car brands I left a brand cause was tired of fighting to get parts since so many were running that car/chassis and then being told not sure when the next shipment will be in. I found myself buying parts at other places so decided it wasn't worth the headache anymore.

As for the Agama car, I used to run the A215E and the car was a tank, I carried alot of spare, but in 2yrs I think I only broke 1 or 2 front arms from my own doing.

All the car brands are tanks now a days and the durability is a lot better then it used to be.

I do agree, I think Agama does need to get one of the new cars in Rose's hands to show what it can do here in America to get more people interested in it. I suspension idea looks very cool but how does it handle the tracks in the US.
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Old 08-17-2022, 02:45 PM
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Rose has driven the car and the feedback is positive , the reason they are not running it in racing events Is due to the fact many parts a 3d printed prototypes and no spares , I sure they want to be 100% positive this is the direction they want to go before investing money to create molds for the new parts Ö

as far as durability , no car can touch itÖ I can vouch as I have ran just about everything else and far less parts on my Agama cars compared to other brands, both broken , bent or worn parts

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I was referring to the durability on the yet to be released N1. I understand they are running 3d printed parts, but at this point, you would think the testing would be finished. Maybe even have one ready for the worlds. Weíre coming up on one year. Since we first saw the prototype. Not like their redesigning the whole buggy like Losi and Team Associated did.

Based on what I am seeing is it looks like the only new molds would be the gear boxes and arms. Everything else looks to be carbon fiber and aluminum and recycled parts. I know if the buggy was actually better than whatís currently on the market I would be rushing to get it into to production. Since they are not you really have to wonder if itís actually better.
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it has been planned all year long to release it 4th quarter sometime. Agama has ALWAYS been slow on new releases this is nothing new.
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Originally Posted by Mickey_B
I agree with JQ on this one, I think under certain track conditions the buggy will perform well, but across all tracks and surfaces it will not work. Another big concern will be the durability.
Lastly, I would really like to see them get a prototype over to Brandon Rose where he can drive the buggy at a high level so we can see what this new platform is capable of or not.
Brandon, has already driven this car 3 different times. Where have you been????
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Letís see what they will drive at Worlds
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Originally Posted by SkippyMatt
Brandon, has already driven this car 3 different times. Where have you been????
What major races?
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Originally Posted by Logante
Letís see what they will drive at Worlds
Not gonna happen. They donít want to embarrass themselves.
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Nice result



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Originally Posted by Mickey_B
I agree with JQ on this one, I think under certain track conditions the buggy will perform well, but across all tracks and surfaces it will not work. Another big concern will be the durability.
Lastly, I would really like to see them get a prototype over to Brandon Rose where he can drive the buggy at a high level so we can see what this new platform is capable of or not.
they wonít do it because it wonít finish a main at Brandonís pace. The car is just a publicity stunt
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