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Old 08-28-2005, 05:20 AM   #1
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Hey guys..hope you guys can help me out on this..I'm from Malaysia.
i really know nuts bout r/c but i'm very interested in them...
could you guys guide me on how to start on this?...as in like what should i get...whether nitro or electric...and what's the difference between them...
and where should i go to...i really hope you guys can help me out on this...
is there any like starter kit around?...and where is the usual place you guys go to?...err...also i'm looking for BMW M3 bodyshell...do they have this?..thanx!...hope to hear from you guys soon.
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Hi Jason,

Welcome to the world of RC! Electrics tend to have a shorter learning curve to them. Lots of RC manufacturers make RTR (Ready To Run) kits for both nitro and electric. The best car to get is really a matter of personal opinion. I'm into on road sedans and I'm partial to Team Associated electrics/nitros and HPI nitros because I'm more of a parking lot basher than a racer.

If you get an electric RTR, the only other thing you need to buy will be batteries and and a battery charger. Check around to see if you have a local hobby shop, if not, then I would suggest Tower Hobbies for online ordering. I'm not 100% sure that they ship internationally, but the probably do.

The guys in this forum are really cool and very helpful. So feel free to ask any questions.

Have fun!
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