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Old 03-31-2007, 09:32 AM   #1
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i just want some electric buggy to mess around with for no more than a hundred bucks. remember back in the day when toys r us used to sell like tyco or nikko rc buggies for cheap? i want something like that. but they're all so expensive now.

i've been to walmart, radio shack, etc. but none of them have what i'm looking for.


any suggestions? maybe where I can get used ones for cheap.
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Old 03-31-2007, 09:44 AM   #2
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You can try looking on E Bay ,but with that price point < $100.00,I dont know how much luck you will have. Hobby grade equipment usually sells for more.
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Old 03-31-2007, 10:11 AM   #3
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A hundred bucks isn't gonna make it for what you want. You can get cheap Wal-Mart ones but they even bore a 5-year old after some time. You should save to get a Duratrax Evader BX.
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Old 03-31-2007, 10:27 AM   #4
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Ditto on the Evader, that's about as cheap as you want to go with a Hobby Grade car...although, Radio Shack makes some cars in that price range...
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Old 03-31-2007, 10:47 AM   #5
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the only thing under 100$ that I can think of off the bat is the $99 1/18th scale propulse at radio shack

Pro-Pulse PRO-B100 RC Racing Buggy

$99.99
Model: 7421
Catalog #: 60-9000

http://www.radioshack.com/sm-pro-pul...i-2486178.html
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Old 03-31-2007, 11:20 AM   #6
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http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?inv...XKIT-4&cat=TOO

here's a wal-mart grade car if a street car works for you

I actually have a 4wd truck for $35 from there for my kids that works pretty good. Just don't expect a lot... it is what it is.
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:14 PM   #7
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what do you guys think about this from ebay? it'll cost me $55 for shipping to canada, and hopefully pretty cheap for the winning bid.

see anything wrong with it?

i just wanna play around with this r/c from time to time, not take it too seriously.


http://cgi.ebay.ca/4X4-R-C-OFFROAD-S...hippingPayment
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:27 PM   #8
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sent you a pm on some cheap cars i have for sale just have too many cars lying around i have about 12 cars
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Old 04-02-2007, 05:58 PM   #9
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http://cgi.ebay.com/1-10-scale-Elect...QQcmdZViewItem


something like this would do nice but 115$ for truck plus you'll need to purchese batterys and a charger. other wise, the buggy you mentioned is the last thing i'd buy but if it's the thing you want, go for it.


btw, i know the ebay thing is not a buggy but it's a good basher car for cheap.
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Old 04-02-2007, 06:13 PM   #10
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do you think that car i posted, would have ESC?

as well, if i broke the suspension or whatever, you think i could that replaced/fixed at a local hobby shop?
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:15 PM   #11
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The problem with the radio shack and toys r us type cars is that once they break......your done. Might as well just light up a $100 bill. If you buy a hobby based car or truck, you can get all of the replacement parts as long as it isn't out of production (over 10 to 15 years on alot of cars).
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:36 PM   #12
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Look at the traxxas rustler....not a bad rig and cheap$ parts.
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Old 04-02-2007, 10:32 PM   #13
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Look at the traxxas rustler....not a bad rig and cheap$ parts.
Just for a thrasher truck it's not a bad choice at all. One of the most durable trucks I know of. And still very much in production.
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Traxxas bandit wouldn't be a bad choice. Seen these on ebay for cheap prices.
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