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Old 04-21-2004, 08:52 AM
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NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD



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Old 04-21-2004, 05:04 PM
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seems like a good truck. i like the dog chasing part of the video.
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Old 04-21-2004, 05:17 PM
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just to note.... that isn't all the hop-ups available

nice review, good job buddy
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Old 04-27-2004, 11:49 AM
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

My father in-law had one in my opinion I thought the truck was horrible, driveshaft issues,pull starter was junk oneway always slipped plus more anyone looking at this truck don't get it there are too many other good trucks for that price. Just my two cents
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Old 04-27-2004, 07:39 PM
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

Larry is talking about the mf rtr, no the mf kit. they likely have fixxed those problems in the rtr. Larry, does the drive shafts pop out and are the other comments that hose man made are true. Please tell me cause i am going to get a mf soon


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My father in-law had one in my opinion I thought the truck was horrible, driveshaft issues,pull starter was junk oneway always slipped plus more anyone looking at this truck don't get it there are too many other good trucks for that price. Just my two cents
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I have the kit version of the mad force and when i bought it i bought the extended driveshaft from kyosho so i have never experienced this problem (this problem is fixed in the mad force RTR)

It does wheelies whenever you push the throttle.

The pullstart has never failed, if you dont pull the cord out too long and to hard it wont snap or break and ive never had any problems with the oneway bearing.

I now have bought an OS21rg-x(p) for my mad force.
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Old 04-30-2004, 01:45 AM
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i am loving that 3 speed
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Old 04-30-2004, 01:51 AM
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Yea the 3.speed really gives it........... speed .
and acceleration
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ORIGINAL: savage14
Larry is talking about the mf rtr, no the mf kit. they likely have fixxed those problems in the rtr. Larry, does the drive shafts pop out and are the other comments that hose man made are true. Please tell me cause i am going to get a mf soon
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Hey Guys, I didn't WRITE the review, if you check out the header of the review, it was written by Plane Insane. I just posted it here for you in the forum. So I can't answer your questions on this truck.
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Old 05-02-2004, 08:34 PM
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ORIGINAL: hose man

My father in-law had one in my opinion I thought the truck was horrible, driveshaft issues,pull starter was junk oneway always slipped plus more anyone looking at this truck don't get it there are too many other good trucks for that price. Just my two cents
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thats called not taking care of your truck. I've built 1 of these and broke in along with running around with friends, this thing is probably the msot user friendly trucks out there.
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Old 05-03-2004, 07:11 PM
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thanks for the help madmanic. i am now going to buy the mad force.
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Old 05-04-2004, 02:36 PM
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me, too . . .
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Old 05-05-2004, 08:55 AM
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im glad to hear that youve shoosen the mad force its a great truck.
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Old 05-05-2004, 06:33 PM
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yeah!
bought 3 months ago, never had a problem!!
Great and very funny truck
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Old 05-05-2004, 06:52 PM
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

The madforce is exaclty what I need. I'm not looking to win any medals or trophies, just to have fun when I'm free from work and family. I cannot tolerate breaking of parts on a regular basis. Right now I have a Cen MT2, which is an incredibly powerful truck, but the frequent breaking of Diff cups and dogbones really takes away from the hobby, which should allow a period of uniterrupted fun from several hundred dollars invested. THe madforce sounds like it fits my needs perfectly: durable, fun, and user friendly.
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Old 05-06-2004, 03:30 PM
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Heh... that would be called an assembly issue. They come RTR now and built solid.
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Old 05-08-2004, 05:17 PM
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

I thought that the cen mt2 never breaks? Mecky says that it is one of the toughest trucks out. is it that you have had problems with the truck, or is it that it is a weak truck
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Old 05-09-2004, 06:47 AM
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

Savage14 have you bought your mad force yet?? if you havent you should be ashamed

BTW here are some pics that shows how nice the mad force is.
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

I'll be getting another truck here soon after I finish paying for my heli, the Mad Force RTR is probably going to be my next choice, as its the cheapest for me to buy at work 330$ for me!
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Old 05-09-2004, 04:45 PM
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

Does the MF rtr coem with metal gear servos?Did they get the steering linkage problem fixed witht he rtr?

I'm thinking of selling my clod and getting a MF or a 1/8th buggy.
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

No it doesnt come with metal gear servos i use a hitec HS-5945MG its really powerfull but a bit expensive it has 14 kg of turning power.

So the wheels turns effortless with my servo and i havent upgraded my steering linkages.
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Default RE: NEW REVIEW: Kyosho Mad Force 21 4WD

I don't own one but I've built a few and horse man is correct....the dogbones do pop out. It is a very fun truck but there are a few things I don't like about it.

1) dogbones pop out and bend easily
2) weak and sloppy steering assembly
3) no foam inserts
4) the brakes aren't smooth
5) diffs only have 2 spider gears
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Can someone pleese post a pic of the mf's full articulation?
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Nice truck. Im thinkin about pickin one up.


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This is as much as i could get out of it with the other 3 wheels on the ground but with the yellow soft springs you can get more articulation.
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