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Nitro Newb need help on first buy please

Nitro Newb need help on first buy please

Old 11-27-2022, 09:46 PM
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Default Nitro Newb need help on first buy please

I have always had an interest in Nitro RC I have a few electric but recently decided to buy a Nitro set up. I found one that had been posted on Facebook for cheap a few hours ago and I'd like some advice. What should I be asking, what to look for etc so I don't get screwed. ...
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Old 11-28-2022, 02:05 AM
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You need to be more specific with what you want. And maybe give a link to the product you saw.
I did see you also asked this question in the offroad section.

But do you have any wishes?
- on or offroad
- kind of model
- budget
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Old 11-28-2022, 07:11 AM
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Buying a used nitro is a gamble. If the engines is well used it can get expensive to repair. If you can see it run before you buy that would be best. If you do buy nitro; fuel is expensive if you buy by quarts. Best if you buy gallon size. Make sure there is a fuel filter: either in tank or inline. Save money Use only rechargeable batteries.
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Old 01-18-2023, 10:58 AM
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Depends what kind of terrain you run in. On road off road? That’s the first information we need, you could buy used but doing that as a first rc will surly piss you off, so probably go with something newer
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