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Should i buy a Lost 8eight 2.0 buggy?

Old 11-21-2010, 04:39 PM
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I was at my LHS today and asked him what a good buggy was. ( i have a revo 3.3) and he told me the Losi 8eight 2.0 was the best and was good to get started with. i was wondering if it is a good one to start with, easy to use, good deal, and good to get better with ( meaning ill use it for a long time, and lots of races)
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Originally Posted by nonsence262 View Post
I was at my LHS today and asked him what a good buggy was. ( i have a revo 3.3) and he told me the Losi 8eight 2.0 was the best and was good to get started with. i was wondering if it is a good one to start with, easy to use, good deal, and good to get better with ( meaning ill use it for a long time, and lots of races)
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Your local HS is ignorant to say its the "best", but it is very good and you could use it a long time.
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Old 11-21-2010, 04:49 PM
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what would you recomend? a losi 8eight 2.0 or a kyosho mp9?
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Old 11-21-2010, 04:54 PM
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It's up to you they are both good. If price is no option i would go for the MP9 I just cant afford $2,000 for a MP9
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if your just starting out look at the losi RTR 2.0
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Kyosho Mp9. Either verion of it. (Se, TKI, or TKI2.)
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Old 11-21-2010, 04:59 PM
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if i buy a Kyosho inferno mp9. does it come assembled? or would i have to put it together? and what all will come with it? cause i herd that you had to put it together and buy some other stuff ( servos and what not)
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Losi 8ight is a solid platform to start out with. Just set you Radio endpoints and all is good.
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There is a Spec-A version of the MP9 that does come assembled.(Engine and electronics are not included.) You will have your choice of any electronics, engine or tires to put on it anyway you like.
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if i buy a Kyosho inferno mp9. does it come assembled? or would i have to put it together? and what all will come with it? cause i herd that you had to put it together and buy some other stuff ( servos and what not)
$900 and you put it together or $950 assembled then figure $200-$300 for engine $60-$100 for pipe/manifold $200 for servos $250-$350 for radio $65 for wheels/tires $30-50 for receiver battery $60-$100 for bump box
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start with what you can get parts and setup support for at your track...........end of story.
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I am not sure about the spectrum transmitter that comes with losi's. I have had 3 spektrums, (2 DX2's and 1 DX3). The 1 dx2 had Signal problems, at around 75 feet away it would lose signal.
I smashed that one and sold the other with the Turmoil I had, which would only get around 175-200 feet before signal lose. The dx3 would have signal problem only when I shifted my MGT with the 3rd channel.
My DX3's will not be used anymore, as i took the antenna for an M11 Mod.
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Originally Posted by transplantlife View Post
if your just starting out look at the losi RTR 2.0
+1... Excellent ready to rip, comes with worthy components, and a radio that you can use with other cars.

Fully capable of winning races too.
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+1... Excellent ready to rip, comes with worthy components, and a radio that you can use with other cars.

Fully capable of winning races too.
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Dont forget to look at the RC8B.
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