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Old 07-12-2013, 08:37 AM
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losi 8 3.0 or 408 1/8 buggy for a first time ride
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:39 AM
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losi 8 3.0 or 408 1/8 buggy for a first time ride
Losi by a long shot. The DNF408 is a lemon. I tried one.....was sold within a week.
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Better parts support for losi.
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The Losi 3.0 is a NO Brainer! Even Lutz is running a buggy made from 2 or 3 diff cars.
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Even Lutz is running a buggy made from 2 or 3 diff cars.
It is called prototyping to bring Team Durango to the next level. He still ran the DNX408V2 as it is available today at least year's nationals (where most TLR drivers were running a prototype 3.0) and had the speed of the top 5. Just bad luck that got him out of the competition.

The DNX408V2 is a very capable car. It just takes time to get it dialed in to the drivers driving style. The Losi is very easy to drive straight out of the box and there is a lot of team and parts support, but that doesn't make the DNX408 a bad car. The DNX408 is very responsive to setup changes. I am surprised that jzemaxx referred to it as the 'DNF408', as my DNX408 has gone through a ton of beating and holds up great. It for sure drives different than the Losi and likes to be 'thrown around', but if that is your driving style, you might actually like the DNX408.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:42 AM
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where to buy drango parts at no lhs here
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where to buy drango parts at no lhs here
Any Great Planes associated hobby shop can get Team Durango parts. Since Hobbico owns both Team Durango and Tower Hobbies (and many others), I would recommend Tower Hobbies for your online Team Durango purchases.
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I myself drive a Durango. I had driven Losi for a while, I enjoy the engineering of the DNX. Very responsive to subtle set up changes, a little goes a long way. Durability..has been remarkable for me. Over the course of an entire year, I had cracked the rear wing support and found a "hairline" crack in my A arm at the end of the season.

As mentioned for parts availability, now that they are owned by Great Planes, there is not ANY issue for parts.

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Go Durango please!
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Originally Posted by jzemaxx View Post
Losi by a long shot. The DNF408 is a lemon. I tried one.....was sold within a week.
...says the dude who owned one for all but a week

Losi is still a good choice particularly if local parts support is strong when you need parts in a pinch...but the 408 is by no means a slouch either
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