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Old 11-09-2012, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Luke Hobson View Post
Blog updated with a couple more pictures
Looking Good Luke! Glad you are blogging about this awesome car, not enough people know how good it really is yet!

Originally Posted by SteveM View Post
Having built and raced the Sakura Zero S, I should be able to give my impressions on the build, quality and raceability between the two. We'll see once the kit arrives.
I'd be very interested to hear your thoughts on the S1 Vs. the Sakura! Keep us posted!

Originally Posted by addicted2blue View Post
Although i'm considering to buy the new tamiya TRF417WX this chassis (R1) is looking great and with all the new parts becoming available i'm not so sure to spend that much money on the TRF417wx version.
This car costs half the price of the tamiya and that's why this car is so interesting
Jeff said it best, the R1 is all the pluses of the Tamiya, xray, etc at half the cost but you get fantastic quality and durability along with a superb handling car that leaves very little room for complaints. (layshaft not having flanged bearings Is my only complaint. and it's less than $10USD to correct so even that is a stretch)
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