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Old 04-11-2010, 04:29 PM   #1
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Questions?? Hpi Firestorm RTR good or bad???

alright so im looking to buy a nitro truck that I can have a blast with and maybe even race at the track so what does everyone thing about the Firestorm?
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Being an Ex Hobby Shop owner I can tell you that most hobby shops will not cary parts in stock for that vehicle. You will probably be ordering most of your parts online for it. I would suggest purchasing a vehicle that your local hobby shop carries parts in stock for. This way if it breaks you can fix it rather quickly and enjoy it more often.
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get an 1/8th scale truggy, way better and more durable and alot easier to get parts for. the firestorm is a 1/10th scale and will break more and most tracks will not have a class for it.
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I have a firestorm and I can say Mine has been to Afghanistan and back and it is good. I have flipped it in every direction and nothing has broke. I like the steel gears in the transmission. Not many buggys have this, most have nylon gears.
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Good to know, Thanks for the posts.
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:29 PM   #6
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my 2 cents:

You should just get a 1/8 truggy, they are better, stronger, you can race it, bash it, and you can get parts on most LHS
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