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Old 12-13-2006, 08:33 AM   #1
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Default What was your 1st RC Car??

Thought I start a post reminising the past.

My 1st RC Car was a Tamiya Fox, got in it 1985, when I was 13, had to beg my dad for it . All my friends had either the Hornet, Frog, or the Grasshopper so I was the COOL KID with the FOX !!!

Since the car was so expensive (compared to toys), he wouldn't met me put it together , and had the shop owner put it together for me. Raced it and even converted it to a "Red Fox" . I remember the manual speed controller got so HOT that it melted the cover that goes on that car. Yup good times !!!

Would've still have that car if my mom didn't sell it at a garage sale when I was in college .

So what was your first car??

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Old 12-13-2006, 08:45 AM   #2
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A Tamiya Hotshot was my first, sold it after 6 months and got an Avante which i still have
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:48 AM   #3
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:12 AM   #4
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Tyco Turbo Hopper!

and lots of other misc radioshack ones.

first real one was a tamiya hornet. I broke so many of the chassis,
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The Frog and all of it's axle stripping glory
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I had a Marui Galaxy as my first R/C vehicle. The stock mechanical speed control lasted maybe 5 seconds before frying. Next was a Kyosho Scorpion buggy.
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My first 'serious' R/C car was a Kyosho Turbo Optima Mid
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1986/1987 - Tamiya Falcon...It was the latest and greatest that tamiya put out Too bad the chassis was fragile right behind the front bulkhead
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MRP GP100, 1/12th RTR car from MRP, brown box transmitter. Built by the Welsh boys and Gary Kyes out of Washington. Car was a pan car with the chassis made out of some kind of plastic, no suspension, no diff. Made those boys with the 12E cars cry.
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My first was a Superchamp, then the rc 10 came out so I put every MIP part available on it and still couldn't keep up with the rc10's so, had to get one. I still have the Superchamp and it is still operational with the ole brown box.
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Tamiya Grasshopper!
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Tamiya TL01 lol
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I had a few tyco cars but my first real car was a tc3.
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Tamiya Fox

Kyosho Ultima

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