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Old 08-19-2005, 12:43 PM   #1
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Default How old are you guys ?

I'm 34 years old, and I feel like married again when playing RC

I've seen some 45+ years old RC drivers and they refuse to grow up hahaha !!!
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I am 149 years old. When I fart, dust comes out.

I'm actually 26, been in R/C for some 14 years.
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Old 08-19-2005, 12:52 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Phatkat
I am 149 years old. When I fart, dust comes out.
Hahaha.... you need new air filter !!! I lend you the filter oil

Very good Fat Cat !!!

BTW, you can tell us anything you like, such as what cars you have, when did you start playing rc, or how you "trapped" into this hobby, etc.

edit : Okay, me first. I was playing rc back then in 1995/1996 at TCS, Tamiya Alisio Viejo. After I graduated, I stop playing for 8 years, and restart this hobby again at 2004. I have accumulated some cars like mini coopers, mtx3, t1fk, lst, tt01. This hobby is great !!!

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Old 08-19-2005, 01:02 PM   #4
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I'm 56 years old and started RC fun when I was 50.....I said to myself and every one around "Give me a F....ng Break"...I need a space for myself....and I don't regret it....I'll keep on it till I go deep underground..jajajaja

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I am one of those 45+ guys A 46 grandpa. Sorry to say only racing 4 years now.
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Old 08-19-2005, 01:13 PM   #6
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I am 34...played RC for 20 years...wife is going to divoce me if I keep spending money on RC car............
I just told her I've got a used Serpent 950R with kangaroo engine for $150 cause this kid want to run something smaller, like Radio shack Xmods....she still buys it..........

At MWS, there are couple racers are retired, 65 years old plus...still racing 235mm and refused to go to the MASTER class.....
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Old 08-19-2005, 01:13 PM   #7
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I got my first RC car in 1988 when I finally realized I was never going to afford drag racing. I'm 44 now and I don't regret it. My wife may.

Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.
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Old 08-19-2005, 03:29 PM   #8
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Im 13 and I'v been doing rc for about 3 years.
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Old 08-19-2005, 03:32 PM   #9
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17, been running real RC since I was 15....but if you include Radio shack...been playin with those since I was 3.
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Old 08-19-2005, 03:46 PM   #10
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I'm 51...I bought my first RC in the 80's....a sand scorcher.(which I still own)....

after my divorce in 93 I was going through a bad time....I moved back to northern NJ in 96.....and happened to go past cruizin RC's in ramsey NJ.....(I live one town over)...Iwalked in,looked around,and promised myself if I ever got my life together,I would buy my second RC car....7 months later,I walked in and bought my first nitro car....an RC 10 GT.......had so much fun,next up was a dual sport....started racing it in parking lots with the guys from cruisin......had fun,but finally realised a 2wd car was no match for the kyosho spyders(4wd).......So,since everyone was running Kyosho,I went with HPI..and bought a RS4 nitro.....and that,as they say,was that..

except for a 1 year period a couple of years ago when I went with tc3's....its been HPI all the way with me........

oh yeah....I've managed to add a few cars to my collection in the last 10 years.....

2. TC3 Nitro (RB RE 5 port Turbo)
3. RC-10GT CV-R Factory team
4. RC-10DS (Nitro)
5. OFNA TWIN TITAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
6. NIKE Labs Remote control sneaker…1 of ten made)
7. HPI R40(stock car,lightened mods)
8. HPI R40 2004 edition…Nova Rossi NSR 5 port power)
9. HPI PRO 4….(my prize for winning the HPI Challenge..THANKS HPI!!!!!!!)…..
10. 3 HPI Racer2's(RB Turbo’s and CV-R)(HPI Challenge 2002 B main winner NY.Nitro MOD)
11. HPI SS…………….(HPI Challenge 2002 9TH A main NY..Nitro Mod,8th nitro mod a main HPI challenge Deptford NJ 2003)
13. Nitro Mini(full optioned)
14. Nitro mini,kit in box
15. MT Racer
16. MT
17. RUSH
18. Super Nitro RS4(Nova Rossi,Solid rear,one way)(HPI Challenge..2002 4TH A main,NY…2001 B main winner Englishtown,NJ,5th A main Deptford NJ 2003)
19. 2nd Super nitro….OS 15 cvr powered…9th a main HPI worlds 2003
20. hpi Rally(10th A main,HPI challenge Deptford NJ,2003)
21. HPI micro Corvette(7.2v,Orion Mod motor)
22. Horizon mini Mauler
23. Losi xxx Kinwald
24. Losi Mini “T”
25. Losi IWC street weapon converted to rally
26. Kyosho GP 10
27. Inferno 7.5 Kanai(RB S 7 Turbo)
28. Kyosho MKII(OS powered)
29. Nitro Blizzard
30. Kyosho nitro blizzard(NIB)
31. Kyosho DX Blizzard(the old one with plow and dual speed controllers)NIB
32. Kyosho Heavy Metal tank…..
33. Nitro Crusher(OS RG)
34. Nitro Wheelie car(Two,1 boxed,1 assembled)
35. Mooneyes Street Van
36. Serpent Impulse (Mega powred…Centax,2 sp)
37. TMAXX (Way modified)
38. Bud's fun wons
39. Mini-Z
40. Tamiya P34 Tyrell (kit)
41. X331 attack vehicle(kit)
42. Sand Scorcher(mint)
43. Monster Beetle(Mint,all done with the hottest 80’s options)
44. Newest addition, Kyosho Nitro Quad(assembled,never run)
45. Kyosho nitro quad….(NIB)
46. and now for the newest additions……………..
47. HPI mini rs4
48. mini Pro rs4(Sealed in box,Mini Cooper)
49. mini Pro rs4(Sealed in Box,Miata)
50. Vector VETEQ(RODY C-4)
51. Kyosho Corolla Landmax
52. 1.And,straight from EBAY,1 Kyosho Go-Kart,mint never run!(assembled)
53. 1 Kyosho Kart…..NIB!!(straight fro Honk Kong!!)..(and I have a NIB Driver suit)
54. 1 Kyosho Surfer (Hang ten dude)
55. Kyosho Wave runner
56. AND,the brand new car,a Kyosho F-10series Toyota TS-020(the big car,Super size,PROTO CHASSIS)

Cool,right????…..here are some kits I’m collecting for a rainy day
2 tamiya piaa porche’s(way limited edition)
2 tamiya piaa NSX’s(way limited edition)
and 1 tamiya piaa Honda Accord

57. Tamiya TA-02 Special racing Chassis(Limited,sealed,way out of production)
58. Kyosho Williams Yamaha FI EP(out of production)
59. Kyosho Pure Ten Spyder Daytona Coupe (Nitro Nostalgic)
60. Kysoho Lotus Europa Nolstagic..Nitro.
61. Kyosho 67 Corvette Nolstagic Nitro
62. Kyosho 67 Corvete Nolsatgic Electric
63. Kyosho Ford gt40 Nolstagic Nitro
64. Kyosho Pure ten Shelby Cobra (electric nostalgic)
65. Kyosgo Pure Ten MG-B(Electric Nostalgic)
66. Kysoho Pure ten MG Nitro (nolstalgic)
67. Kyosho Formula 1 Gas(discontinued,Proto chassis)
68. Kyosho EP Corvette..
69. Kyosho Proto Sports
70. Kyosho F1 PANOZ Roadster(japan only car)
71. Kyosho…”the BOSS”…
72. Kyosho Toyota 89c-v GTP
73. Kysoho Plasma III(1/12th electric)
74. From the 60’s.One Kyosho RC dune buggy…(elec peanut is the name)
75. Kyosho/peerless Nitro Peanut Dune buggy
76. Kyosho Pegausus(80’s)
77. Kyosho Icarus(80’s)
78. Kyosho Rocky..
79. Kyosho turbo raider
80. 3 HPI Formula 1’s……Discontinued…will build one to race,one for display
81. Tamiya Alfa Romeo TL-01(discontinued)
82. Tamiya Fiat 1100
83. Tamiya Nisaan R91 B IMSA
84. Tamiya Daytona Thunder
86. Tamiya Mad bison
87. tamiya audi r8r
88. Tamiya toyata ts1020
89. brand new,never run Tamiya Road wizard(10 years old)
90. tamiya Williams Jordan(10 years old,in box)
91. Tamiya VW,old Beetle
92. tamiya Ferrari 310 f1
93. Tamiya Subaru (German rally edition,TB-01)
94. Tamiya Alpine rally car(M-02)
95. Tamiya lancia rally(the new hard Body one)
96. Tamiya nismo GT-R
97. Two(2)tamiya “Metallic Special” tractors(you know,the King Haulers)
98. Tamiya Striker(new in box,straight from Hong Kong,real old car)
99. Tamiya Peugot rally FF
100. Tamiya Newman Porsche 1/12 scale,about 17 years old(assembled,never run)
101. Tamiya Porsche(M-02)
102. Tamiya Miata(eunos)
103. Tamiya N800(little Honda)
104. Tamiya K4 BMT 1/8th scale
105. Tamiya NIB Lunchbox…..
106. Tamiya Street Devil(roadster)
107. Kyosho Sideways(sprint car)
108. Tamiya New beetle
109. 2 futaba Super PCM’s,1 3PK
110. 5 starter boxes
111. all set-up boards and blocks and gauges(Hudy)
112. Tamiya Mercedes Pro-mark(ta-02 chassis)
113. tamiya Mustang cobra(the red,white and blue one)
114. Tamiya B2B sidecar racer(one of the first kits)….
115. tamiya PIAA F-1…….
116. one tamiya Porsche 911…the Tao 3 R (S) version
117. one tamiya alfa romeo FF…kit # 245……..
118. Tamiya Dyna storm
Now Herman,I ask you,Is that a collection of cars,or is that a collection of cars?
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Old 08-19-2005, 03:54 PM   #11
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Nice collection. Cruzin is where I got my rush in January of 04.

Nice guys up there, Xtremem RC by me(well where I am temporarly in Bergenfield)are okay I don't care much for the owner seems kinda like a....well you know.
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Old 08-19-2005, 04:00 PM   #12
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16, been R/C-ing since 12.

My car list (cars that i've owned and own currently):
HPI RS4 3 Type SS
Kyosho MP 7.5
AE TC3 Rally Conversion
Team Losi XX4
Kyosho V One RR
Kyosho Super10
HPI Super RS4
HPI Pro 3
HPI Pro 4
Serpent 705
Traxxas E Maxx
Traxxas Stampede
HPI Micro RS4
Yokomo SD Rayspeed

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Old 08-19-2005, 06:53 PM   #13
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Well I'll jump in here...lol

I'm 35, been back to r/c for 5 years. I ran off road in the early 90's for about a year or so then went drag racing. Spent a bunch of money....

Like some of you guys, my wife isn't too crazy about r/c racing. She told me if I didn't stop racing she was gonna divorce me... man, I'm gonna miss her!!!
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:18 PM   #14
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Jason your as old as the dirt in my back yard buddy so stop lieing to all these nice people hahaha j/k.
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:45 PM   #15
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TexasRacer is only 9 years old, and drives like it
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