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Old 02-27-2011, 10:53 AM   #1
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Default Decent starter kit?

I have been into nitro for about 15 years now but I would like to give electric a chance.

What is a good starting kit, preferably a fast onroad with decent tunability, but could be offroad.

I wouldn't want an RTR unless it already is 2.4ghz, I have extra servos at home and still have an Airtronics M8 so I don't need anymore controllers hanging around.

I just want something I can slap a nice motor in with some decent lipos and have a fun basher, but also a car that I can fully tune in case I want to slap it on a track. Something in between a traxxas rtr and an Xray full race car.

edit: looks like traxxas cars are alot better than I last saw them, the slash 4x4 ultimate looks nice!

I was also hoping I can get a decent kit, motor,ESC, and lipos for under $400 I already have a good battery charger that supports lipo, the radio, receiver, and servo.

is that price too low ?
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:17 AM   #2
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maybe try the forsale section on rctech if you really stuck on trying to keepin the 400.00 range you can find some pretty decent deal once in a whille.as far as new goes the xray t3r is a good deal for a new car .unfotunally traxas doesn't build a good onroad car for the industry . you also want to find cars that have decent parts support in your area. that helps the local tracks and shops keep going... good luck on your search
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Old 02-27-2011, 12:35 PM   #3
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The Tamiya TA05 ver.2 sounds like the car you're looking for.
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Old 02-28-2011, 05:11 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Foxxrocket View Post
The Tamiya TA05 ver.2 sounds like the car you're looking for.
Yep, same suggestion here. If there is an R- version of it, get that.
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