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Old 06-26-2003, 11:11 AM   #1
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Default Best 1/10 car to start out with.

A friend of mine wan't to get into the Rc car scene, but doesn't know much about the hobby. I'm looking for a poll as to which one you think is best.

Traxxas 4-Tec RTR
TA Nitro TC3 RTR
HPI Nitro rs43 SS
HPI Nitro RTR3

I told him to get the TC3, but he won't listen to me. He wants the 60mph+ car out the box.
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Old 06-28-2003, 02:16 AM   #2
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I would buy the nitro TC3.

Unless you are playing in a very large parking lot, you will never see the 60+ mph.

A faster accelerating car is more fun than one with a higher top speed.

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Old 06-28-2003, 07:30 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info. He's really stubborn now. I keep telling him to get the TC3. Traxxas marketing has sold him solid.
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Default Re: Best 1/10 car to start out with.

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A friend of mine wan't to get into the Rc car scene, but doesn't know much about the hobby. I'm looking for a poll as to which one you think is best.

Traxxas 4-Tec RTR
TA Nitro TC3 RTR
HPI Nitro rs43 SS
HPI Nitro RTR3

I told him to get the TC3, but he won't listen to me. He wants the 60mph+ car out the box.
MY FRIEND told me that HPI is good. Buy HPI.
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Old 06-28-2003, 08:58 AM   #5
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All of the cars that you have mentioned are good cars to start out on. If it were me, I would get the car with the best part support in your area. If that isn't an issue, I would get the NTC3. They are a better handling car, have more potentail on that racetrack, and much more adjustable. Good luck.

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i would go with the ntc3... cuz its fast out of the box and you can make it ready to race wit the big guys with just a few options... but they arent that cheap..lol... or go with the hpi... although i wouldnt.. it was my first car.... i got the regular one... not enough speed but soo easy to maintain, rebuild, etc... but i would NEVER go with traxxas... plus... i dont think that car would be allowed into any races.... cuz of the big block
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