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Old 12-28-2012, 05:15 PM   #1
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Hi All,Does anybody here had own or order before 1/5 scale brushless truggy from HobbyKing. It seems like it was only launch a few months ago. Please give your personal opinion, as i would to hear from all of you. Thanks.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:20 PM   #2
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Im not sure.as far as i know they dont sent it to asia market same as the other 5th scale.
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I own 3 hpi bajas and a km Baja and I have always been told since I started 1/5 scale to stay as far away from hobbyking as possible
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Im not sure.as far as i know they dont sent it to asia market same as the other 5th scale.
Ya lah all the big scale rc combo are only sold in US. The Asia region only left with the 1/10 scale.
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you are in Asia? Why no 1/5 scale imports?
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I own 3 hpi bajas and a km Baja and I have always been told since I started 1/5 scale to stay as far away from hobbyking as possible
Wah 3 HPI Bajas. Thats cool man. Hi bro,maybe can you share your experience?.
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Wah 3 HPI Bajas. Thats cool man. Hi bro,maybe can you share your experience?.
what would you like to know? I am willing to share any knowledge I have of them or pics or videos if you want.
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I know the importer for 1/5 scale in local.
Maybe he can help u for ep 1/5.

But bare in mind u need at least 8s to 12s to run a
15kg buggy very siong and also good esc to support.
Tat y very less ppl willing buy or convert to ep.
Run petrol still cheaper.
Agreed?
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Choices of KM or Kovan 1/5 scales. Variations of basic to fully optioned. I can arrange sea(21days) or air freight(1 week). Do note that CNY period will get quite congested but my shipping agents tend to smoothen the traffic professionally.
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Choices of KM or Kovan 1/5 scales. Variations of basic to fully optioned. I can arrange sea(21days) or air freight(1 week). Do note that CNY period will get quite congested but my shipping agents tend to smoothen the traffic professionally.
Km seems to hold up better than the Rovans do
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I know the importer for 1/5 scale in local.
Maybe he can help u for ep 1/5.

But bare in mind u need at least 8s to 12s to run a
15kg buggy very siong and also good esc to support.
Tat y very less ppl willing buy or convert to ep.
Run petrol still cheaper.
Agreed?
I think you are correct bro. I should consider the lipo size and the discharge rate to use. The weight of the truggy also heavy. Too less cell, maybe the car would have enough torque to move the monster.
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what would you like to know? I am willing to share any knowledge I have of them or pics or videos if you want.
Actually bro what i meant is. What makes you stay away from HK products. Is it because of the reliability of their products?. Is it because of their customer service...
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you are in Asia? Why no 1/5 scale imports?
Hi bro, i am from singapore. I believe Eric Cheng did enlightened me. The reason why there is no import of 1/5 EP rc cars to Asia. I believe was due to no or less demand here for 1/5 EP rc cars. Secondly the number of lipos cell require by the car is alot, maybe minimum requirement is 12s or more. Lastly ESC used must have higher amphere.
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you are in Asia? Why no 1/5 scale imports?
Hi bro, i am from singapore. I believe Eric Cheng did enlightened me. The reason why there is no import of 1/5 EP rc cars to Asia. I believe was due to no or less demand here for 1/5 EP rc cars. Secondly the number of lipos cell require by the car is alot, maybe minimum requirement is 12s or more. Lastly ESC used must have higher amphere.
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You should consider 1/8 scale. MT4 G3, check it out!
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