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Old 05-05-2021, 12:01 AM
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Hey everyoneI have an opportunity to buy two big bear NIB.
I would sell one an sleep one.
What do you realistically feel I could get. Not 200$ not $20.000 ... The emphasis is on realistically...
Built ones sell for 400 500.
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Hey everyoneI have an opportunity to buy two big bear NIB.
I would sell one an sleep one.
What do you realistically feel I could get. Not 200$ not $20.000 ... The emphasis is on realistically...
Built ones sell for 400 500.
I would love to have one, but not at that price. That was the first RC car I ever purchased. Try eBay. They might have some to compare with..
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vintage ,I took a web look and seen nothing at 20k but hay ask that for it then have your own set minimum..like 501 .lol
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hahaha yes ! I wish !
So far everyone is telling me 1000 to 1500.
I actually have a pending offer on one at 1000.
That seem to be sensible. The Demo built one might be available too. It's complete and superb minus tire rot. Never ran.


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I would love to have one, but not at that price. That was the first RC car I ever purchased. Try eBay. They might have some to compare with..
let me know, so far I m having a 1k offer .
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let me know, so far I m having a 1k offer .

That definitely will be a great shelf queen. Maybe I'll get that for my wife as a mother's day gift.
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I always wanted a Marui Big Bear because it looks very cool but when I saw the transmission and the steering arms with everything else on the truck, I told myself that it was made way too flimsy and not worth the asking price of $400. With parts nearly impossible to find you almost don't want to run it. So I picked up a Lexan shell from TBG and slapped it on the HPI Savage XS and the thing was a blast to drive as its on 3S brushless power. The whole truck ran me $250 minus radio and battery.
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That's a brilliant idea.
it's a bit like buying a Datsun and slapping a 250 GTO body on it ! Great daily driver that will impress
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Originally Posted by SuperFastSnail View Post
I always wanted a Marui Big Bear because it looks very cool but when I saw the transmission and the steering arms with everything else on the truck, I told myself that it was made way too flimsy and not worth the asking price of $400. With parts nearly impossible to find you almost don't want to run it. So I picked up a Lexan shell from TBG and slapped it on the HPI Savage XS and the thing was a blast to drive as its on 3S brushless power. The whole truck ran me $250 minus radio and battery.

It was is definitely flimsy. It is more of a shelf queen than a basher. The shocks are a bolt with springs and there is a massive amount of play in all the joints, including the steering. The gear box might be the worst design ever. However, it is a very cool looking truck and a piece of history. Some might even say it was the beginning of the RC monster trucks.
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