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Old 08-11-2008, 03:38 PM
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Default Kyosho must be on crack!!

Look at the price of the new MP9. I know the price may come down a little, but they must be smoking.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/26136

http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news/
Old 08-11-2008, 04:16 PM
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Crap. I thought paying $750 for my Truggy hurt [:@].

This is gonna hurt so much more.! Ill probably wait a bit.

Damn thing is $50 cheaper than a Baja [&:].

The thing better be industructible.!
Old 08-11-2008, 04:19 PM
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Some of these companies are getting a little crazy on the prices!!! I will stick to what I have for A LONG TIME!!!
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i thought the Kyosho's price was gonna be the MSRP, but that's street price [:-]

i also like how one of the top 3 best buggies (8ight) is the cheapest on there....and people think it's the most expensive.
Old 08-11-2008, 05:54 PM
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i thought the Kyosho's price was gonna be the MSRP, but that's street price [:-]

i also like how one of the top 3 best buggies (8ight) is the cheapest on there....and people think it's the most expensive.
[X(] Where can I get an 8ight for 405.99?? I need another one for next season. [8D]
Old 08-11-2008, 06:03 PM
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Crap. I thought paying $750 for my Truggy hurt [:@].

This is gonna hurt so much more.! Ill probably wait a bit.

Damn thing is $50 cheaper than a Baja [&:].

The thing better be industructible.!

your forgeting about the $ off that tower hobbies gives, so a Baja ss is CHEAPER than this[&:]
Old 08-11-2008, 06:27 PM
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I still can't believe how cheap the D8 is.
Old 08-11-2008, 06:41 PM
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haha $850[:@] [:'(] the mp9's are nice in person but that's just too much way too much
Old 08-11-2008, 06:49 PM
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Yep I'm sticking to my Xray XB808!

If your looking for a deal... check this out Losi Race Roller for $429.99 free shipping! [X(]

http://www.airlandhobbies.com/catalo...7280178984.htm
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i paid 750 for my st-rr ! i needed my head examined then, this is prolly my last kyosho at these prices! i'll go back to losi
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this car better be leagues ahead of the competition to justify that price tag.
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I still can't believe how cheap the D8 is.
If the D8 has as good weight distribution as the 8ight due to its copy of chassis layout then it will be better than the kyosho, hell imo the 8ight is still better than the MP7..oops i mean MP9 ...sorry i get the two mixed up when they look like the exact same buggy.

With kyosho's all your really paying for $800+ for is the little kyosho decals. I swear the executives at kyosho sit back and say lets take a mp7 change a few of the colours of parts, add one or two pieces of plastic here and there and people will spend $800 on it because it has a kyosho decal on it.
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All I am going to say is this; YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!
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tech5 are you a Bose owner? Just wondering.
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All I am going to say is this; YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!
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I still can't believe how cheap the D8 is.
If the D8 has as good weight distribution as the 8ight due to its copy of chassis layout then it will be better than the kyosho, hell imo the 8ight is still better than the MP7..oops i mean MP9 ...sorry i get the two mixed up when they look like the exact same buggy.

With kyosho's all your really paying for $800+ for is the little kyosho decals. I swear the executives at kyosho sit back and say lets take a mp7 change a few of the colours of parts, add one or two pieces of plastic here and there and people will spend $800 on it because it has a kyosho decal on it.
When did you get to line up the MP9 with a MP7?
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tech5 are you a Bose owner? Just wondering.
i know exactly what your getting at LOL..... i reakon he is
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I think Kyosho still thinks it's 2000 when it was pretty much only them and Mugen. Nowadays, there are MANY different companies that offer great products of their own. Losi, Xray, Mugen, and Associated could all be bought with a $300 engine and you'd still be less than the MP9. I hope they don't sell a single buggy.
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ORIGINAL: mtbkym01When did you get to line up the MP9 with a MP7?
I haven't, but its plain to see.

The 8ight is the perfectly designed buggy its just lacks fit and finish of plastics and parts. Xray went in the right direction with copying a few innovations from the 8ight, the D8 copied it outright it will probably be a little better than they 8ight if it dosent suffer throttle servo problems with the radio tray design, but the milling of the 8ight pro chassis is a work of art, the D8 will need a chassis like that to be on par.

I cant help but think if kyosho, mugen or xray designed a car closely based on the losi chassis and drive train layout they would be godly buggies with those company's use of high quality plastics, metals, carbon and fit and finish.

And $400 for 8ight kits? Clearing stock for a new release from losi i wonder?

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i thought the Kyosho's price was gonna be the MSRP, but that's street price [:-]

i also like how one of the top 3 best buggies (8ight) is the cheapest on there....and people think it's the most expensive.
[X(] Where can I get an 8ight for 405.99?? I need another one for next season. [8D]
At that price me too, please share
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ORIGINAL: mtbkym01When did you get to line up the MP9 with a MP7?
I haven't, but its plain to see.

The 8ight is the perfectly designed buggy its just lacks fit and finish of plastics and parts. Xray went in the right direction with copying a few innovations from the 8ight, the D8 copied it outright it will probably be a little better than they 8ight if it dosent suffer throttle servo problems with the radio tray design, but the milling of the 8ight pro chassis is a work of art, the D8 will need a chassis like that to be on par.

I cant help but think if kyosho, mugen or xray designed a car closely based on the losi chassis and drive train layout they would be godly buggies with those company's use of high quality plastics, metals, carbon and fit and finish.

And $400 for 8ight kits? Clearing stock for a new release from losi i wonder?

Ok then, was just curious. Funny though, as the MP9 is a completely new car[X(]. I agree with you on fit and finish
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All I am going to say is this; YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!

So the MP9 is 450 bucks better than a 8ight?, right
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Crap. I thought paying $750 for my Truggy hurt [:@].

This is gonna hurt so much more.! Ill probably wait a bit.

Damn thing is $50 cheaper than a Baja [&:].

The thing better be industructible.!

your forgeting about the $ off that tower hobbies gives, so a Baja ss is CHEAPER than this[&:]

And by the time I get it here incl' shipping and customs, that around $1000 - $1100 gone [:@].

I really think Kyosho have gone. ' I have 2 feet, I only need one, let me shoot myself in my right foot and see what happens '

IMO they've shot themselves in the foot pricing it so close to the Baja, or in some cases making it more expensive than a 1/5 Scale Gasoline Powered RC [&:].

Yeah I know people are gonna say this is a race vehicle and the Baja isnt . etcc..

But come'on.

$850 is a lot for a lil' car. Time will tell how this thing actually holds up.

Nevertheless. It looks killer.
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All I am going to say is this; YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!

So the MP9 is 450 bucks better than a 8ight?, right
+1

I would never say kyosho's quality is not hands down probally the best. You only need look at the box it comes in with all those little WC stickers. It's literally double the price of a Losi is someone trying to tell me its miles in front of a Losi. Well here is where I digress. I'm just going to stick with my Losi might of fact. I can buy a new Losi buggy and truggy for that price. I wonder what genius at kyosho was looking at the economy when they decided on pricing.

Just some math $450 8ight + $300 engine + 2 x $100 servos = $950. Thats $50 leftover to take the wife out to dinner and keep her happy which = Me still being able to play with my toys and thats PRICELESS!

Just one additional thought to those who keep yelling "YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR". Yeah your right you do get what you pay for. And sometimes you just paying for a name and getting ripped off just the same.

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