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Old 05-07-2012, 10:29 AM   #286
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First radio controlled car was a Radio Shack special White Tiger when I was 6. Many Many years later @ 22 I got a 2nd hand T-max 2.5.
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Old 05-07-2012, 12:59 PM   #287
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First car was a tamiya Blackfoot back around 1990 then a tamiya hilux the stadium truck one not the scale looking one. Hate to think how much if spent since then. Who remembers mechanical speed controls?
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:01 PM   #288
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:48 PM   #289
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My parents bought me a Stratos Turbo (toy) RC car when I was a kid. Year's later I helped my younger brother build a gold pan RC 10. My first car though was a Kyosho Turbo Optima.
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:34 PM   #290
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My first RC Car was a Tamiya Rough Rider. NiCad batttery lasted about 6 minutes after a 12 hour charge. I then baught the F150 body for it and converted to the Race Truck version much like today's short course trucks. Then I got a Tamiya Suburu Brat (grasshopper chassis) to beat around before picking up a Tamiya Baha Blazer. I burned up a few motors in that chassis!! I got sick of NiCAD batteries and jumped to a Kyosho Stinger nitro kit with OS 0.12 motor. Nitro was pretty cool after the Tamiya models.

The RC10 came out about the same time and ever since I wanted to get one. I left the hobby for a long time and came back with the Short Course craze. Now I am in Brazil and it feels like 2008 Short Course all over with a lot of Traxxas Slashes around. More people are running Nitro buggys that anything.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:58 PM   #291
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My first rc car was the Kyosho Big Bear in the late 80s and then a Team Losi Junior T Stadium Truck in the mid 90's...I took a long break from RC since then and now I'm back in it and run an HPI Blitz.
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:23 AM   #293
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My first Real RC was a Kyosho Ultima! We ran indoor carpet with foam tires in Deer park New York. That was about 22 years or so ago though.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:15 AM   #294
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The first hobby grade car was a Kyosho Ultima, the original one.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:51 AM   #295
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:56 AM   #296
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I've had alot but my first was a Tamiya Grasshopper when I was a kid. At the same time my Dad had the Goldpan RC10, which I still have, and the Futaba FX10 buggy. Yes, Futaba, at one point, sold car kits as well.
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Old 05-31-2012, 05:03 PM   #298
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I watched some guys racing one day and afterwards bought a HPI RS4. I entered the following week and got my butt handed to me. Of course I knew nothing of set ups, tires, gearing...nothing. They all made it look so easy and yet I couldn't keep my car off the boards or off its top. Most everyone else was running TC3s, so I assumed it must be the belt drive car I sold it and bought a TC3, then a week later, a FT TC3.

Knowing what I know now, I wish I would have hung on to the RS4. Though I loved everything about my TC3s and actually still miss running them today, I know now that the RS4 was a good chassis and it would have been fun getting it going.
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My first car was a Radio Shack Golden Arrow and then I had the original Kyosho Ultima which I still have.
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