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Old 01-01-2012, 07:30 AM   #106
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First R/C was A Grasshopper. Then came a Super Champ and a Ford F150. Bought myself a Gold pan RC10 with bronze bushings cause I couldn't afford the one with real bearings. Sold it. Bought another one a couple years later with bearings. Then I bought a Kyosho Assault that I never could get to run right. Sold it. Then bought an Optima Mid SE. Gave it away. Got out of R/C for maybe 10 years. Bought an RC18T then a REVO 2.5, then another REVO 3.3. Built a crawler out of a TLT with a SW2 chassis. Wanted to get into racing so I got a XXXT MF2. Now just a couple of weeks ago I bought a TEN SCTE.
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Old 01-01-2012, 07:44 PM   #107
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My first car was a Tamiya Subaru Brat that my brother bought me for Christmas. Shortly after he had bought a used Wild Willy that sparked my interest in r/c. As I started racing I was told the Brat didnt fall into a class, it wasnt a buggy or a truck. So I bought Tamiya Blackfoot parts and made into a truck. I see that Tamiya has released updated versions of the kit now, I will have one again!
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:35 PM   #108
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My first was a Tamiya Hilux Monster racer. Then a jrx pro Se buggy. Still have them both!
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Old 01-01-2012, 09:15 PM   #109
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my dad had a grasshopper that he let me run when I was a kid. Cant remember how old I was but I was young (now 28). Now when he comes over I let him take his pick at driving my fleet!
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Old 01-01-2012, 09:24 PM   #110
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My first was a tamiya blackfoot had a lot of fun with that thing. Crazy how much the r/c world has changed since then
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:05 PM   #111
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I started with a Proboat .12 ... when i was kicked off the lake i got a Nitro Rustler around 99...

That thing was awesome/sucked
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:47 PM   #112
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Tamiya TT-01 Coppermix Silvia w/ headlights and tail lights. Bought it shortly after getting laid off because I was bored out of my mind while looking for work in my field. Then I bought an SC10 from a local racer who encouraged me to come out and race the tt-01 in the local club's stock tt-01 chassis class, and ever since then I've been hooked.
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:59 PM   #113
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Old 01-01-2012, 11:05 PM   #114
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lol a new bright 57 chevy

but my first actual rc was a revo 3.3 and what got me interested in it was saw it in rcdriver had to have so i partially built one took to long so i bought a used one just to find out i got a another persons problems got pissed off and sold it and regret i did lol
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Old 01-02-2012, 01:57 AM   #115
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wow, that was long time agooooooooo....
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:13 AM   #116
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Associated rc10ds! It had a mechanical speed control lol.
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Old 01-02-2012, 05:43 AM   #117
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Old 01-02-2012, 07:23 AM   #118
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1st was the Frog, then a hornet. We built a great track in the back yard and next thing you know there were about 12-15 of us racing all the time back in the early - mid 80's. Eventually everyone switched to the RC10, then we all found girls.........
Now I am running dirt oval with a Hyperdrive Havoc 2.1 and trying of road for the first time with a FT SC10.

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Old 01-02-2012, 08:16 AM   #119
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Old 01-02-2012, 11:16 AM   #120
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Originally Posted by Greenbandit View Post
Tamiya Sand Scorcher.
Me too!! Except it was my brothers. My first car was a MRP Pro-110 which was a total piece of junk. I spend more time fixing than I did running. Next car was a Kyosho Aero Streak and it was much more reliable.
Brushes? We don't need no stinking brushes!!!
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