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Old 02-07-2009, 10:11 AM
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Default New Hurrax 4WD Monster Truck - the Yuckon

First photos of the new truck can be found here - http://www.hurrax-experts.at/Modelle...n/Default.aspx

Nice looking bodyshell but shame about the name....

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Old 02-07-2009, 11:51 AM
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I like their new truck body. I don’t know how well those tires will grip but they look cool. I have to agree with you on the name, probably wasn’t the best choice.
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Old 02-07-2009, 11:54 AM
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i would buy the body
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:06 AM
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I like the looks of the truck. Are there any vids of it in action?
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Old 02-08-2009, 12:00 PM
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Mmm, it does look nice.
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Old 02-08-2009, 12:41 PM
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Got to be a typo...surely it should be Yukon.
yuckon[:'(] is just silly
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Old 02-08-2009, 12:44 PM
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I like it , something diffrent would love to have the body.
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Old 02-08-2009, 02:47 PM
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I would love to run that body at the Digger Dungeon Race with my Redcat.
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Old 02-08-2009, 03:54 PM
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I think I just found my next car. I was close to buying a Crypton a couple of times. Looks like this might be the ticket.
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Old 02-08-2009, 04:32 PM
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I'm quite tempted as well... More info would be nice.
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Old 02-08-2009, 10:11 PM
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Nice looking truck.
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hey you've got yuckon your shirt!
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:36 AM
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hey you've got yuckon your shirt!
Thanks, but that is mustard.

I love the body! Why can't proline make a body like that for us?
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Old 02-09-2009, 10:42 AM
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How much will it cost? the price on the website is 1.698,96 Euro, which makes it to one of the most expensive out there… does it really worth it???
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Old 05-03-2009, 11:28 PM
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Any updates?
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Old 05-04-2009, 05:14 AM
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Still waiting...

Hurrax have finally released the Zynit Truggy though.

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Old 05-04-2009, 06:18 AM
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I think the body is just OK. I've got a ford ute body in the projects list. I want wheels like those, where can I get some other wheel options for a comanche. Alloy with bead locks etc?
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I think these things turned out to be a big flop! The only people I've seen talking good about them, are those that have them up for sale.
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Old 05-04-2009, 10:58 PM
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It is sad really, that most of the newer European RC manufacturers appear fast and then die just as fast. There really needs to be some innovation in the 1/5 scale side, and it's not happening.
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The European RC manufacturers trying to sell in the USA struggle because they cannot compete on price with the HPI Baja - very few people will spend $1,000s more on a Elcon, Hoermann, Contrast etc that are only designed for racing.

It also doesn't help that some of the designs are outdated and no longer competitive at the race track (Lauterbacher, FG and HARM) so they are also not selling very well here in europe either.

The innovative manufacturers tend to be the smaller ones and they have a close relationship with the people who purchase their products. They support the racing community by not only sponsoring a good number of racers but providing technical help and part support trackside at national and international off road events.

Anyway back on topic, the Hurrax owner/designer is German they are made in China.

The original Crypton buggy did suffer from poor build quality and design faults but the main issue was that the main worldwide importer/distributor and Hurrax failed to provide the upgraded replacement parts without a lot of hassle for the owners. The dealers here in the UK gave up on them and returned their stock of unsold cars and parts.

The build/design problems have been resolved (that's what one of the racers here was told last week - he ordered one so we will soon know if it's true) and the newer products should be ok.

On a positive note Hobbythek in Germany are stocking the Hurrax products and they don't usually back a loser.

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Thanks for the info. Personally I'm willing to spent the money for good stuff, just can be hard to find. I'm in the market for a new toy, currently it's looking to be an MCD Ultimate.
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Old 05-10-2009, 12:23 PM
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ORIGINAL: dgav407

The original Crypton buggy did suffer from poor build quality and design faults but the main issue was that the main worldwide importer/distributor and Hurrax failed to provide the upgraded replacement parts without a lot of hassle for the owners.
For Europe, I'm sure that this is not true. Ansmann-Racing (the distributor) offered to all dealers that they may send in the old parts and get a refund. All a dealer had/has to do is order the new parts and send back the old parts as soon as a customer drops them off. So for the customer it was/is as easy as walking into the store, drop off the old parts and grab the new ones.

I fail to see how this could be considered a hassle?!

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