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Old 01-16-2013, 06:23 PM   #346
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Flash back to 1990... I had a Tamiya Hornet. It had a Race-Prep 16T motor, a Novak esc, and an aluminum front shock tower. Next, in 1994 i had a Tamiya Blackfoot. I remember I stripped the tranny gears a lot so I replaced those with Thorpe Differentials. Then, I had an RC-10 buggy with the gold-tub chassis and gold shocks. I loved that thing!
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:36 PM   #347
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Started with a Kyosho Sandmaster ST, then a Duratrax Nitro Evader ST, which promptly drove me out of the hobby for almost ten years.

It's good to be back. :P
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:28 PM   #348
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Ok... so from some of the cars you guys are posting i know i'm in the 30 and up crowd...lol
Will the real big kids please stand up...lol
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:15 PM   #349
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Default Tamiya Champ

My first car was a 1979 Tamiya Buggy Champ. I tried practicing at a local track but couldn't get it around once. lol didn't get into racing until losi came out with the first stadium truck.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:34 PM   #350
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Tamiya Striker was my very first one. Second one I got was the Blackfoot. Still have both of them today.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:55 PM   #351
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Off road Tamiya Holiday Buggy
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:12 AM   #352
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Mine was a Jammin X1 CR. Raced that from 06-08 then ran dads MF2 for a month. He Quit so i got his Like new XXX-T CR. Ran that for a year until SC racing took over and killed stadium trucks. raced a Slash for a year. Got out until Mid 2012 and Got a XXX-SCT. Never been so fast In my life. Great truck. Too bad they quit making it.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:54 AM   #353
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Yellow f-150 from radio shack in 82' ,first hobby grade was a tamiya blackfoot 87', traxxas sledgehammer 91', tamiya Chevy stadium truck 97', traxxas t-maxx 07', since then 2 slash4x4, e-rustler, rc8be, rc8te, and another t-maxx
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:42 PM   #354
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1990 Losi JRXT- Pre slipper!!Ranch pit shop track!!!!They had a big race there and I ended up with a shirt that I am wearing in photos when my Son was born..1991.. Classic!!!
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Radio shack stuff for a few years then got a grasshopper for Christmas in '84
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:29 PM   #356
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tamiya fox, then the kyosho javelin. Loved those cars
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:42 PM   #357
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Tamiya Avante. This is a classy 4wd mean machine. It was great until I slapped that 12 turn in it, things got ugly quick, as in broke parts. I still have it somewhere, graphite chassis.
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:52 PM   #358
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My first rc car was a Sears Lobo buggy. I would break it and my dad would take it back to Sears and they would give him a new one. We must have gone through about 10 of those. That was around 1984 or 85.

For my 11th birthday, my mom bought me a Grasshopper. I remember she was pissed off when she found out it was a kit and didn't include a controller.

The following year, she bought me my first RC10. I went through several Associated buggies and than started racing trucks when they came out. RC10T with the skinny wheels, then the T2. At this point, I switched to gas trucks with the RC10GT. I had several of these and than switched to Losi. First a LXT, than NXT, than the XXXNT.
Losi XXX buggys....than more RC10GT's...than some XX4's and some Kyosho 1/8 scales...than some more Associated cars...RC8's...B4's...B4.1's...Than Team Durangos...DEX210 and DEX410V3.

I think, counting from my first real RC car, I've raced about 50 different kits over the last 25 years. Racing every weekend burns up cars pretty fast!!!
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Tamiya monster beetle, then rc10t team kit > losi jrx2 > rc10t2 > t3 >rc10gt >rc10t4 >Kyosho 777 > xray xb8 >kyosho v one rrr > rc8 >rc8b >rc10t4.1 >>>rc8.2 > sc104x4
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