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Old 05-31-2012, 07:08 PM   #301
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Hmm, thought I had posted in this one previously. Took a long time to find one but finally stumbled across a new unit that hadnt been finished. Snatched it up for $35 if I remember correctly and it sits up on a shelf with a myriad of other old resto projects I have.



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Old 05-31-2012, 08:08 PM   #302
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First RC, Tyco Bandit. Then found a real hobby store and bought a Kyosho Big Brute and spent a ton of money hopping it up. Then found out they race RC and bought a Losi JRXT... and the rest is history.......
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:15 PM   #303
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First semi-real R/C was a Monogram Lightning, then I quick returned that and bought a Tamiya Fox.
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:23 PM   #304
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:47 PM   #305
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Rc10 Championship edition...gotta love that old 6 gear transmission
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:55 PM   #306
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Futaba FX-10..... a lot of people had these I think.
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Old 06-01-2012, 08:27 AM   #307
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My first car was a Traxxas Nitro Rustler. I sold that after about 6 tanks of fuel because I didn't like nitro and bought a XXX-T kit. My friend also had a XXX-T and we would go racing together. The XXX-T MF1 came out a few weeks after I got my XXX-T. It didn't take me long to convert mine to all graphite with the pimpy red stuff though.

It's been Losi ever since! Kinda hard to believe that was like 12ish years ago.
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Old 06-01-2012, 09:56 PM   #308
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Mine was the Tamiya Hornet in 1984. Broke too many parts. Moved to the rc10 gold pan after that. Still broke a ton of stuff. Learned how to drive after that lol. Slow is fast........ Rolling an Sc10 ft nowadays. Still use the knowledge I got from that old rc10.
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:10 AM   #309
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been playing around with Nikkos since I was 3, but my first "real" RC was HSP Tyrannosaurus... (I know it's weird that I'm still in this hobby with that one as my first car )
Then I got my first "real" electric, which was a Haiboxing monstertruck.. later that year I got my first "quality" RC car, HPI E-firestorm... this is where it all started
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:51 AM   #310
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Tamiya Blackfoot then a Traxxas Hawk. All downhill after that, started racing and got a Losi JRX-PRO then a RC10 Team Car.
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:56 PM   #311
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Tamiya Fox and a Futaba Magnum Jr. before that I had a bunch of radio shack and toy r us junk. I remenber a programable tank I had no remote, just tell it how many feet straight turn left fire 6 times forward 4 more feet fire twice etc. The real 70's fun
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:33 PM   #312
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I was probably 14 or 15, I'm now 27. I talked my dad into buying me a used Duratrax Maximum ST. That was my first and my last nitro. After that I bought a used electric Stampede and never looked back. I can't even tell you how many thousands of dollars I've spent since.
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My first as a kid was a Nikko toy... But got into RC more recently when my mate gave me a 1/10 HSP nitro buggy, then upgraded to a Losi LST XXL but got sick of nitro pretty quick so now I run a Jammin SCRT 10 brushless and have just bought a Tamiya TT01 drift car FTW!
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Old 06-05-2012, 07:21 AM   #314
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Duratrax Vendetta Buggy, followed by a Slash 2WD the next month.
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The original Frog was my first RC Car followed shortly by a gold tub RC10.
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