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Old 11-07-2006, 01:48 AM
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Default HBX, Who else owns one??

I mean E-bay is selling Heaps of the HBX Skylines, Fury Buggies and now the market is growing bigger with the Bonzer Tiger Monster Trucks

So If e-bay is selling thousands of these , then there must be a few owners floating around here..

Who Cares if they are a Tamiya Knock off.. I dont...

I am loving my Bonzer Tiger! Think of it as a Tamiya Stadium Raider on a Wild Dagger rims...

I am having a ball with the Bonzer..

I mean its Cheap as chips and gets good air and take a fair Bashing...
So who else loves theirs!!!

I am thinking of Starting a HBX Bonzer club lol



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Old 11-07-2006, 02:24 AM
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I think the Bonzer is a bit like having a very large girlfriend. Much fun to play with..... As long as your friends dont see you :-p

I would support your club
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Old 11-07-2006, 04:45 AM
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You gotta love their Out of the Box ability and their design and being able to use HBX parts or parts from the Tamiya TL-01
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Old 11-07-2006, 11:53 AM
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I think the Bonzer is a bit like having a very large girlfriend. Much fun to play with..... As long as your friends dont see you :-p

I would support your club
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Default RE: HBX, Who else owns one??

It's a knockoff blackfoot extreme to be exact.
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Old 11-07-2006, 01:07 PM
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Was'nt the Blackfoot a 2WD??
The Bonzer is AWD.. Looks like a Stadium Raider but with Twin Dagger Wheels.
Or consider it a Twin Dagger missing 1 motor..

Ah who cares its Big fun for little money..
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Actually it is a TL01B (Baja King) with big wheels.
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Old 11-07-2006, 04:58 PM
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Ya it's roots are defeneatly tl-01.
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Old 11-07-2006, 05:28 PM
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YEAH! mabey it is!, but he wants to no who else has one!
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Old 11-07-2006, 11:10 PM
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Hell Yeah... I mean There are foreign Sites Praising the Bonzer tiger

but none in English and I mean if there was an English Bonzer Club think of the help it could Bring people!


I am beginning to get plans into gear into getting a Web Page set up for Bonzer Tiger Help...
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I've actually got two HBX cars. The Bonzer (Cross Tiger) and the Speedy Cobra. At least I think the Speedy is an HBX. The Bonzer manual says HBX Rival on the cover but it came with the truck. It's good to hear that they do ok since we haven't had a chance to run them yet.
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Old 11-08-2006, 01:28 AM
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YEAH! mabey it is!, but he wants to no who else has one!
Magnat allready knows that I own several Bonzers in various states of modification. For info, I now own 5. All exept for one running on Tamiya 302 ESC's. 3 with Tamiya TZ motors, one RZ motor and one LRP Spec4. Full bearings in all of them, with Tamiya aftermarket gears in 2. One I am busy modifying back to a buggy with a Tamiya buggy body and wheels.

So yeah, I have seen the insides of these cars once or twice. Will also gladly pass along any info.
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Phelansa is my Bonzer Doctor lol.. When mine is sick I ask him for help lol
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Lol

Check for a reply on your pvt msg Magnat
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Old 11-08-2006, 02:46 AM
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Checked and replied Doctor!
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Hell Yeah... I mean There are foreign Sites Praising the Bonzer tiger

That's kuz they never ran the tamiyas like it
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Old 11-08-2006, 10:03 PM
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I think it is because of the cost, the conversion rates just make the Bonzer a little lighter on the pocket
I mean there is an Excellent TL-01B / Bonzer Tiger Page but it all in Polish so I cant get the answers I need off it..

Good thing is I can get the HBX Boonzer parts throgu h my LHS stor so I can afford to spend a little money on Modding mine and testing its limits...
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Default RE: HBX, Who else owns one??

Got a Cross Tiger myself. The only downer about them is the gearing. It's way, *way*, WAY overgeared, due to those huge tires. If I could find a 1.85:1 gearbox, it'd be golden. That's the ratio needed to pull the rollout back down comparable to a TC.
Overall, it's pretty cool though. It sits up on the shelf with all my other cars. Probably gets about as much use as most. mostly my kids drive it.
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Old 11-08-2006, 11:32 PM
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Well I am going to try a 16 T pinion to see if that doesnt iron out the over gearing
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Old 11-15-2006, 05:39 AM
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Site Created for The Bonzer..and Other Tl-01's
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Old 11-30-2006, 07:17 AM
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Those HBX Bonzers aren't that amazing in my eyes. From what I see you have to charge it for 2hrs 15mins then you get 10mins play. They could have tried harder with the battery...
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[8D]Hello all i just bought theHBX for my son for christmas ! he is only 6 and this is going to be his first monster truck ! I couldnt see spending several hundred dollars on a truck and then him get bored or just not interested in the sport! So what the heck for $50 cant go wrong right ! I plan on changing out the batterys first off any suggestions on what size ? also any other hopup I can do to this truck to make a lil more fun for him but not to expensive ? I also got him a Grave Digger Body for he Is a huge fan of the Grave Digger so i plan on switching out bodys .I assume Im going to have to get longer post for the rear deck anyone have a clue are they standard size or are they mounted permantly to the chassis ? All help would be awsome !! We are new to The R/C .Oh and I bought my self a couple R/cs to play around with too! So this can be a fun family affair!
Thanks for all the help
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So where do you get them in america? And do they come with oil shocks?
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Old 12-03-2006, 05:04 PM
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I got mine from ebay, but the dealer is from cali! I just want to try to find parts or find out what other cars parts can cross over to the HBX! I havent even taken mine out of the box for its a christmas present for my son ! I do plan on taken it up to the LHS for his opin on what we can do to hop it up a lil!
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Default RE: HBX, Who else owns one??

Well well well...

I have been selling the HBX cars for the last 14 months (big seller last xmas).

It seems they're finally getting about a bit eh?

People are attracted by the price; but remmember, these are expensive rtr toys. They are not designed for modifying at all.

We urge people do not re-gear it, nor go beneath a 23T motor (even there you will lose tourque- I've seen it first hand)

Suspension is pretty bouncy, but that's how they made it. I guess you could go with a set of oil shocks but it would probably make it less fun to drive.

They are a cheap and cheerfull toy, keep 'em that way!

And the Batteries (latest shipment) are 1800 Mah, good enough for nearly 20 mins. Remmember, the first time you charge it you need to charge it for longer...

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