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Old 04-09-2010, 09:24 PM
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If you own a hpi baja or km 5t then you probly know how expensive the plastic bodies are ( 120.00 to 195.00) Well I can have the same 5t body made ( well very very similar, had to have very small not noticeabe to get around legal issues) for $32.00 total shipped to my door! Actually the bodies will be made much thicker (3mm) which is better. The catch is that I have to buy large numbers 100pcs or more to make this happen.
The problem is I am low on cash right now to that is why I am posting here looking for investors. To prove I am trust worthy email me for my ebay ID. I have been a ebay power seller for years. email is [email protected]
Old 04-09-2010, 11:27 PM
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Do you have any pictures of these bodies? Do they have the molds ready? If so im sure there will be others getting these bodies for sale,right?. Care to put me into contact on where to buy the 100pcs of bodies? I can cut you a deal from your hookup since your low on the upfront money... lemme know, shoot me a pm and we can talk.
Old 04-10-2010, 04:42 AM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

Yes let's see some pics[]
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Hi here is a link. I can get them clear or painted. there is more than one paint scheem. http://gallerywatches.com/images/rc%...-03-20/044.JPG
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Hi, the factory said I can be a USA exclusive dealer if I buy a large number of the bodies.
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

3.0 mm thick? Thats over 1/8 inch, sounds too thick.
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Hi, yes you might be right. I was thinking what the best thickness should be? The factory will make me any thickness I like.
Old 04-11-2010, 01:36 PM
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PM sent. thanks
Old 04-12-2010, 04:46 PM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

Hey guys, I don't have the upfront money either but I can tell you I can put money in for 5 of them.. Maybe if you get enough people to get in on it, we can make this happen....
Old 04-12-2010, 04:59 PM
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Proline bodies are 2.032 mm thick.
Old 04-12-2010, 05:33 PM
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Thanks but looking for investor that can help with the cost of 100pcs or more. but thanks
Old 04-12-2010, 05:35 PM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

Hi thanks that would be great. But I would need to make some profit. maybe 10.00 profit per body would be fair to everyone?
Old 04-12-2010, 05:50 PM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

For that price sounds like they are made of PETG and not lexan...
Old 04-12-2010, 05:54 PM
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Nope they are lexan. You see most all bodies are made from just a couple of factories, and then HPI and other manufactures mark the price way out of site. I am here to help bring the price down with some friendly competion
Old 04-12-2010, 05:57 PM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

material cost is the same in china as it is here. Only cost savings is in labor.
Old 04-12-2010, 06:08 PM
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yes you are correct as far as I know. Just shows how much mark up there is. Most of my cost is shipping.
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

people might be more inclined to go for this if you were a established member with more than 23 posts. But i see you have been a member for 4yrs. Why only 23 posts?
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Hi due to I am a ebay powerseller. I sell mostly watches. No need to post watches here.
I can understand your consern. thanks
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ORIGINAL: mhansen644

Hi due to I am a ebay powerseller. I sell mostly watches. No need to post watches here.
I can understand your consern. thanks
so are you involved in this hobby? or are you here only to make money? Just wondering
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Hi I love rc and would also like to make money doing something I love
Old 04-13-2010, 04:01 AM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

What I'd like to know is how do you know they are any good? Have you tested them on your own cars?
They may be cheap but if they are no good (ie too brittle) then its still a waste to buy them and would rather pay more for a better product.
Not meaning to be negative or anything, just putting the thought out there.
Old 04-13-2010, 10:02 AM
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I dunno, this whole thing sounds fishy and i would steer clear of it. I mean he basically wants $3000 of our hard earned money for a group buy. He has 25 posts. It just doesnt seem legit. No offense. I know there have been other group buys that have went well on here, but i am sure they were a well established and respected member of this forum.
Old 04-13-2010, 10:27 AM
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Default RE: If you own a hpi baja or km 5t

If ya cant come up with the relatively small sum of $3000 for a business venture I dont think you should be starting one! They are just clone bodies from someone like KM or Rovan anyway, $35 sounds around about the price they sell there bodies for and no need to buy 100 min.
Old 04-13-2010, 11:50 AM
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BTW....isnt this how some of the Nigerian scams are played out?

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