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Old 06-14-2003, 12:21 AM   #1
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Default V-One RR , Serpent 705, or Mugen MTX-3?

I have come back to this question. Which one should I get of these three: V-One RR, Serpent 705, Mugen MTX-3. I want a car that is durable and is easy to build since this is only going to be my second car. I kind of want the directions to be detailed and stuff. I don't care which V-One RR I get, either the new Evo V-One RR or the one they have now.
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i would look at the parts availability at you local hobby store.no sense getting a car if you cant get parts right away.hope that helps...peace.
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you could also do a search through the board and read a little about the cars.... this question or one very similar pops up almost weekly. Always going to get a biased opinion.
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i would look at the parts availability at you local hobby store.no sense getting a car if you cant get parts right away.hope that helps...peace.
nah i don't believe this theory. with this theory i'd have to go with a tamiya nitro or thundertiger . get the kit that the top racers at your track use. this way you are going with the common kit and can get heaps of help with it... and borrow/purchase parts from them if neccessary

..... come on! you telling me your LHS can't get kyosho or mugen stuff for you?! if they can't, shop somewere else.

the serpent is dead. the old kyosho design is great but it's like a old forman VRS Ali, it's been knocked around to much and the young mugen has just to much speed! maybe the V1RR EVO (forman version 2) can do something about that. i doubt it though.
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the serpent is dead.
I second that !

so your choice is either V1RR/EVO or MTX3 !
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if i were u, i'd get teh mtx-3 even though i myself have a V1RR. The V1RR is still a fantastic car, but the mtx-3 is so sexy!!! lol


Either teh V1RR or the MTX-3 would be a great choice. They're both great racers, durable, fast and have great handling. Good luck on your decision
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Either get the Mtx-3 or the new Kyosho

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i have been running Vone R for the past 2 years, and just recently made a switch to Mugen Mtx-3. my first impression for the mtx-3 is how light the car is comparing to Vone R, Mtx-3 is very easy to drive and setup, a little fragile comparing to VoneR, Vone R build like a tank, i have been into some horrible crashes over the 2 years but surprisingly my vone R always came out okay. Vone R in my opinion is a more stable car than mtx-3 it might the extra weight this car has but this is a good thing for some who just starting out and still learning how to drive. Both are great cars you won't do wrong with either. As for serpent, i never owned one before as i have heard too many negative things about it.
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So does the MTX-3 have easy to follow directions?
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i must say mugen does not have the best instruction , it might create some confusion for beginners. the main problem is the english translation, some people including my self have some trouble understanding. As for kyosho, their instruction is clear and organized very easy to understand.
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Does anyone know if the Serpent 705 directions are easy to follow?
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my friends serpent impulse is FULL COLOR but that isn't anything special to me.
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The 705 directions have nice pictures but no text. So I would say you better have some experience under your belt
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a wonderful assemble manual doesnt make a car wonderful !
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Direction of the car whilst driving is much more important than the direction of the manual. In my opinion................
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