Arrma body differences ?

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I've spoken with plenty of people in the real world, and on here about Arrma bodies and if they are the same wether they are pre-painted or clear..!!

Well I'm now totally convinced they are not the same, and I believe they are either made from a different material all together or the clears are just thinner..

My point in case is my shiny newly painted Infraction body VS my mates pre-painted version..

Here's my evidence..?
I had a minor rear ender into a curb and my mate hit my real 1/1 car at near on full speed, I'll let the pictures do the explaining..?

Mine...
I can live with the rear part tearing but a crack right in the middle of the body..!!? come on Arrma ?

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My mates...
No cracks or splits, and it all just popped back out to leave practically no damage just a cool looking small dent..!! Arrma tough ?

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Has anyone else experienced this same issue with a clear body..??

I'm sure @Porschetech has had a similar issue..
 

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I've spoken with plenty of people in the real world, and on here about Arrma bodies and if they are the same wether they are pre-painted or clear..!!

Well I'm now totally convinced they are not the same, and I believe they are either made from a different material all together or the clears are just thinner..

My point in case is my shiny newly painted Infraction body VS my mates pre-painted version..

Here's my evidence..?
I had a minor rear ender into a curb and my mate hit my real 1/1 car at near on full speed, I'll let the pictures do the explaining..?

Mine...
I can live with the rear part tearing but a crack right in the middle of the body..!!? come on Arrma ?

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My mates...
No cracks or splits, and it all just popped back out to leave practically no damage just a cool looking small dent..!! Arrma tough ?

View attachment 92541 View attachment 92542

Has anyone else experienced this same issue with a clear body..??

I'm sure @Porschetech has had a similar issue..
Yeps. Tyre exploded and broke my shell. The CHP body had a slight knock and that one cracked too. The original one had a massive head on smack and pushed back into shape ?

I think it’s the paint and the amount of coats used. Makes the body brittle and not flexible.
 

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I think it’s the paint and the amount of coats used. Makes the body brittle and not flexible.
I have often wondered if that is the case, when too much paint is applied ?
Maybe I should go buy another new clear body and paint it with one color lightly coated and crash it..????
For science..?
 

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Yeps. Tyre exploded and broke my shell. The CHP body had a slight knock and that one cracked too. The original one had a massive head on smack and pushed back into shape ?

I think it’s the paint and the amount of coats used. Makes the body brittle and not flexible.


This ☝️.. certain paints definitely make the plastic more brittle.. ?
 

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I’m starting to think Raz is on to something with his clear bodies. Just toss a few stickers on and good enough ??‍♂️?
I’ve learnt my lesson now. Never bash using your show bodies ?
 

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I’m starting to think Raz is on to something with his clear bodies. Just toss a few stickers on and good enough ??‍♂️?
I did ask myself, why is he running clears..? maybe he crashes a lot or paints too much..????
This ☝.. certain paints definitely make the plastic more brittle.. ?
I only ever use Tamiya paint..


Edit: I have "another" new clear body for when my EXB finally arrives, I think it will be staying clear..!! ????
 
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I've spoken with plenty of people in the real world, and on here about Arrma bodies and if they are the same wether they are pre-painted or clear..!!

Well I'm now totally convinced they are not the same, and I believe they are either made from a different material all together or the clears are just thinner..

My point in case is my shiny newly painted Infraction body VS my mates pre-painted version..

Here's my evidence..?
I had a minor rear ender into a curb and my mate hit my real 1/1 car at near on full speed, I'll let the pictures do the explaining..?

Mine...
I can live with the rear part tearing but a crack right in the middle of the body..!!? come on Arrma ?

View attachment 92537 View attachment 92538 View attachment 92539

My mates...
No cracks or splits, and it all just popped back out to leave practically no damage just a cool looking small dent..!! Arrma tough ?

View attachment 92541 View attachment 92542

Has anyone else experienced this same issue with a clear body..??

I'm sure @Porschetech has had a similar issue..
Did they paint the outside of the bronze infraction? It looks very satin-y
 
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