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Old Mar 08, 2013, 04:54 PM
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 08:28 PM
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In what sense? Suppliers? Manufacturers? On road? Off road? What scale?
Old Mar 09, 2013, 02:27 PM
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Well lets see, depending on what kind of car you are looking for, check losi, team associated, x-ray, and mugen seiki (not neccasarily in that order).

if you want someone thing to bash- traxxas
Old Mar 09, 2013, 03:01 PM
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Don't forget Kyosho and Tamiya. Both have a great legacy and stil make nice cars.
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 02:14 PM
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oops, forgot Kyosho, i guess becuase no one at my track uses them. I don't really consider Tamiya a leader though....
Old Mar 10, 2013, 02:27 PM
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oops, forgot Kyosho, i guess becuase no one at my track uses them. I don't really consider Tamiya a leader though....
Noooo. Tamiya is one of the oldest car model brands. I always dreamed to have one of those Tamiya Mini 4WDs when I was little, but they were too expensive.
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 06:45 AM
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oops, forgot Kyosho, i guess becuase no one at my track uses them. I don't really consider Tamiya a leader though....
Tamiya does have a legacy as more fun related cars, with less racing ambitions, although later cars have matured in that aspect, like the famous Avante, although big racing successes in the off road scene were scarce, if I remember well. Still, especially in the Drift and Touring Car scene, with the TT-01 chassis for instance, that have a large user base.

Kyosho seems to address a limited public these days, mostly fans of their refined techniques as for instance in Europe the parts are priced almost double compared to Japan or the USA, making them a less interesting choice there.

Most of their cars are race oriented, with focus on handling and light construction, trying not to sacrifice durability in the process. I have yet to encounter a Kyosho that doesn't at the first meters feel good right away, as for handling. Responsive, yet smooth. They offer some more fun oriented RTR as well lately, like the Sandmaster.
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Old Mar 11, 2013, 12:14 PM
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tamiya may have the best history, but not the best racers, or even bashers
Old Mar 11, 2013, 12:26 PM
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Thanks for all the responses - I was actually wondering about people experts vs. brands.
Old Mar 11, 2013, 12:56 PM
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like drivers or like company people?
Old Mar 13, 2013, 01:18 AM
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It depends on the category that which one are you asking about. Either off road or on road and nitro or electric..


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