The RC18T appears to give you great bang for the buck. its significantly faster than the Mini-t in stock form. Of course you can speed up the mini-t with hopups, but, if you don't have to do it right away with one truck versus the other that is always a plus.
4wd is nice too.
For me, the RC18T would be my pick of the new MT version they are coming out with.
I would just buy some common broken parts as spares and have them in my pit box.
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