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Old 08-06-2011, 07:06 PM   #1
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I am looking to get into a 1/8 buggy, other than the kit, what cost am I looking at?

Basically I would need everything from servos to fuel. I just need a estimated range to see if I want to move fwd. with it.


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You can find some really good deals off the for sale thread make sure they have good feedback with some history ask for a phone number.

If you want a good kit RTR the 8ight 2.0 its comes with everything its a well balance kit.

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Old 08-07-2011, 12:16 AM   #3
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Figure it like this:
Servos - $150-250 (Savox are alot less expensive but there are some REALLY expensive servos out there)
Engine/Pipe - $275-600 (Werks B6/2058 would be my suggestion and cost ~$275 if you go through Tower...)
Starter Box - $100 (Trust me on this one get the Ofna Blue Truggy starter box)
Radio - $50-500 (If you are racing get a KO EX-10 or Airtronics M11x)
Batteries - ~$100 including a good receiver pack and LiPo for your starter box
Charger - $50-199 (A quality charger will last you a lifetime dont go cheap...)
Fuel Bottle/Tools/Misc - $25-200

Sooo ~$750+

OR you could get an 8IGHT RTR for $600 and it comes with everything above including a great starter radio except batteries, a fuel bottle and Glow Igniter... You can also use it as a platform to grow on...

In my experience a typical buggy/truggy build is ~$1200 in all if you already have a starter box and radio
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