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Old 11-24-2003, 06:42 PM   #1
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okay, first off its my first car, i want something fast yet easy to work with, i was lookin at the schumacher r12 i guess its called the serpect 710, and ??MTC-3??, which of these is the most reasonable for my state of being, i need something to stay as close to 600, does the schuma come wit engine servo's all that great stuff i heard ready to run just body and battery but??? answers galore pleez
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Old 11-24-2003, 06:50 PM   #2
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For your first car you should get a RTR car. Or buy one second hand. Just so you can learn the ropes with and then move on to the better race cars.

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thing is, i wanted to build my own for the joy of doing so, plus i would know what everything is was and where its supposed to be
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would the traxxas 4-tec be a good start on a car? parts availibility usually decent?
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Old 11-24-2003, 07:54 PM   #5
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I was very impressed with the quality of manufacturing of my MTX3. I would recommend it it since you do not have to modify much if anything when you assemble it.
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For your first car you should get a RTR car. Or buy one second hand. Just so you can learn the ropes with and then move on to the better race cars.

I don't necessarily agree with this... if you have the patience and time to build a kit yourself then go ahead, you'll learn more about the cars .

And if you get stuck, someone will help you out .
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Old 11-25-2003, 05:42 AM   #7
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$600 if you want a kit the LD-3 is going to be the best otherwise in my research and building it was more a $800-$900 project. I looked at the 4-tec and it looks very nasty to work on not an easy one to keep tuned and if it Hits anything your back up into the $600 range with an rtr.Traxxas Made a Very Fast Car in that but its nothing I'd want to work on and you always have to work on your Nitro cars.MTX3 is very good but after you get everything you need its going to be at least $800. Nothing good comes with any electronics and any decent electronics are going to run$170++++ upwards of $400.anything less is rtr electronics.Buy an RTR or Invest in a Race car. Fast will get you Nowhere till you learn to drive first. Get an rtr Spend a Year learning to Drive then invest in a Kit. Gotta Walk before you Can Runnnnnn
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so are u sayin get the LD-3 and spend money on electronics and junk, or get a rtr?
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no, get the mtx-3 w/ the engine and then put your elect. in it. Very easy to build, super durable and very fast. Nothing better. It is the best car i have ever driven
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okay, first off its my first car, i want something fast yet easy to work with, i was lookin at the schumacher r12 i guess its called the serpect 710, and ??MTC-3??, which of these is the most reasonable for my state of being, i need something to stay as close to 600, does the schuma come wit engine servo's all that great stuff i heard ready to run just body and battery but??? answers galore pleez
MTC-3 all da way...
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Get the new FW-05S or R
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Old 11-26-2003, 03:30 AM   #12
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LD-3 has a new kit out I saw something kit motor,pipe maybe . it was pretty cheap $400 range electronics $170- $200 your in there.
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