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Old 06-19-2009, 06:50 AM
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hey, i just wanted to see what classes people preffered, ive been racing for nearly 2 years, ive been racing buggys since ive started rc, but i was thinking about switching to truggys..... just wanted too see if people think its worth switching from bugs to trugs
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I hands down prefer the challenge of buggy. I just recently bought an mbx6T and the truck is so easy to drive, I mean just pin it and steer. The truck would score higher on the fun factor to me because it is so easy to drive as to where the buggy takes more throttle control and discipline.
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Old 06-19-2009, 07:23 AM
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Buggy. Truggy doesn't offer anything more except the ability to drive away from a greater percentage of crashes instead of being marshalled.
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I race buggy last year and jsut got a truggy to race along with the buggy. Havent raced it but i have found it much easer to drive on the track. First race on Saturday so let see if I can keep up with racing two classes.
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I prefer truggy a little more...I like trucks though. If you want a real challenge in driving, go to monster truck and try driving one fast....lol
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I drive both and can see with all honesty that for me, the truggy is way more fun to drive. It is so much more forgiving and at my local tracks the truggy class is a lot more laid back. It seems to me that most guys in the buggy class take it way too seriously, at least in my area. If you are a decent buggy driver, you will have no trouble going fast with a truggy. In my opinion, if you just race for the fun of it and have a decent truggy class at your local track, go for it.
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basically. the truggy is just more stable and easier to drive. so if your having a bad day with the buggy. switch to the truggy.
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I drive both and can see with all honesty that for me, the truggy is way more fun to drive. It is so much more forgiving and at my local tracks the truggy class is a lot more laid back. It seems to me that most guys in the buggy class take it way too seriously, at least in my area. If you are a decent buggy driver, you will have no trouble going fast with a truggy. In my opinion, if you just race for the fun of it and have a decent truggy class at your local track, go for it.
+100 Truggy guys or waaay more laid back then buggy guys. Buggys guys are way to serious. I don't think they got the memo that these things are toys. This hobby is supposed to be fun. I have both however much prefer to race with the Truggy guys any day.
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Both are good, truggies handle the bumps better, and can put down the power easier. Buggies are more nimble, and easier to control in the air. Also, buggies have less wear and tear due to their lighter weight. Buggies do wear out their tires a bit faster though. Truggy tires last a bit longer.

Either way, you'd end up with something good.
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Old 06-19-2009, 04:33 PM
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G'Day Masher,

If you stick with buggies you will likely develop into a better driver. Once you are a bit older and you have got the cash get a truggy as well. Best of both worlds. Stick at it, you were an good beginner and it won't take you long to be driving faster.

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Buggy>Truggy.
But thats just me.
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Hang in there with the buggy! Turn&Burn!!
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I've been running a buggy for little more than a year, and only recently started running a truggy as well. I also found the truggy easier to drive, but the buggy is just soooo much fun. I can't choose one over the other.
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Whatever you do just remember one thing.... HAVE FUN!!! That's what its all about!
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Ive only got the buggy and cant imagine the truggy being anymore fun. I am pumped when I come off the drivers stand. I ran electric offroad for a couple of years and recently starting running nitro. To me there is no comparison between the 2. Nitro is the shizticket. Either one will be a blast.
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