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Old 10-28-2012, 09:06 AM
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Debating on which manufacture and model to go with for my 1st purchase and I'm looking to getting into off road racing and want something durable but fast and have many options for upgrades I've heard team associated team durango traxxas losi? The hobby store guy tried selling me durango for the out of box race ready but any info is greatly appreciated..


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..goto quicks / fear farm or one hobbies and watch the
Races talk to the racers then decide
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..goto quicks / fear farm or one hobbies and watch the
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I run Durango the cars have endless adjustments and handle pretty well. Its a good car for the money. But you can also get lost with adjustments if your not careful. Just out curiosity what shop that tried to sell you Durango and do they have parts?
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:02 AM
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the one on val vista and university its called viper hobbies or maybe greenfield I'm leaning a lot towards team associated I've found some good deals on there website
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Part# 7047 SC10 RS RTR, Monster Energy 299$
Part# 7046C SC10 RS RTR Lucas Oil LiPo Combo 379$

are these good prices and good trucks??
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Originally Posted by breezyinAZ View Post
Part# 7047 SC10 RS RTR, Monster Energy 299$
Part# 7046C SC10 RS RTR Lucas Oil LiPo Combo 379$

are these good prices and good trucks??
That's about what you will find everywhere. I bought 2 of them earlier this year. Great trucks. But if you want to race it, you will find your self spending another 3 or 4 hundred on it. At least that's what I did. It's cheaper and better to get the Factory Kit. If you plan on racing it. That being said. I see a lot of RTR trucks at the tracks

Team Associated= good stuff, most every shop has parts.
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yes thats a pretty good deal, and you cant go wrong with the sc10 race spec, they even come with good race tires. there are mostly original parts on my sc10 even after racing for 1.5 years. and any thing that broke, they have in stock at the track.

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i figured the factory kit wouldn't be good for a beginner because i would spend more money having it put together and parts than just buying something good learning about maintenance and upgrades and go from there and with some help from local people on the track for setups out here will be nice any particular hobby shops i have only made it to viper hobbies in mesa
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Originally Posted by breezyinAZ View Post
i figured the factory kit wouldn't be good for a beginner because i would spend more money having it put together and parts than just buying something good learning about maintenance and upgrades and go from there and with some help from local people on the track for setups out here will be nice any particular hobby shops i have only made it to viper hobbies in mesa
You are correct. Does Viper carry Associated now? They did not just a few months ago
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yeah they have i think like one or two and some parts the guy said
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Avoid the Traxxas if you are wanting to race. It does not handle the abuse very well. The Durango is a good truck. However the parts support is not there. I would go with the team Associated or the Losi. The T4.1 is a good starter kit in the rtr. Dont know if losi has a rtr in the 22t. Please feel free to ask any questions. Brian
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i like more of the truck off road looking vehicles whats the difference between the two i mean physically it looks like the T4.1 would have way better handling than the rc10 models
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The sc10 is a great platform. I've run my RTR sc10 brushless kit with rpm arms and ball diff. Also upgrade the servo and you will be good to go. Just starting out that truck will do more than u can as a novice hahahaha.
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thats exactly what I'm thinking
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