Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

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Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by mikea96 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:19 am

Anyone running 1/8th scale buggies?

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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by RC10th » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:02 am

I used to
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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by mikea96 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:12 am

Im excited to get mine done!

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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by RC10th » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:15 am

Electric, Nitro, AE or Brand X ?
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Post by GoMachV » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:16 am

Well yeah...back in the day! Lol. I loved my HöDR and later a Mugen Athlete. That was a long time ago. I suspect your talking electric 8)
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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by mikea96 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:20 am

Yeah electric! The new Associated rc8b3.1e with the new Reedy 850r blackbox esc and new Reedy 2100kv motor.

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Post by Incredible_Serious » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:29 am

This just arrived....

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Will be running 1/8th once I get it powered.... see if I can't remove my ankles. :shock:

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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by mikea96 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:53 am

Yeah its crazy how big and fast they are!

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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by GoMachV » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:58 am

Buddy of mine just bought a losi 1/5 scale. Holy crap. I’ve owned 1/5 scale before (traxxas monster buggy and a Technokit onroad clone) but this thing is built right
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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by mikea96 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:59 am

Damn that is big! :shock:

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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by Incredible_Serious » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:09 am

mikea96 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:59 am
Damn that is big! :shock:
That's what she said!
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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by RC10th » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:10 am

Incredible_Serious wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:09 am
mikea96 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:59 am
Damn that is big! :shock:
That's what she said!
Was she drunk :mrgreen:
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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by Incredible_Serious » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:13 am

RC10th wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:10 am
Incredible_Serious wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:09 am
mikea96 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:59 am
Damn that is big! :shock:
That's what she said!
Was she drunk :mrgreen:
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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by duckhead » Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:48 am

Jumped on the 1/8th scale bandwagon when the RC8B3.1e came out, everyone here runs 1/8th outdoors pretty much exclusively. I was a bit apprehensive at first, but now I understand why everyone runs them.

I love 1/10th more than anything, but these cars are insanely fast and on a large outdoor track, it is too much fun!

And yes, it is just a spray bombed body, I fully expected to destroy it learning how to drive this summer but surprisingly it held up well, and trust me I tried my best to wreck it :lol:

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Re: Anyone run 1/8th scale buggies

Post by mikea96 » Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:51 pm

Looks good! What motor and esc are you running?

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