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Old 08-26-2020, 09:12 PM
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Hey guys looking for recommendations for a new radio for my kid. Right now she's up to 3 trucks. Looking for something with reasonably priced receivers and has multiple model memory and not to heavy. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Old 08-27-2020, 01:03 AM
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Old 08-28-2020, 05:36 PM
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I got my son a Futaba 3PV when he was about 4 and its worked out really well. He's 7 now, back then he had a couple of Tamiyas and now races 10th buggies and onroad and the 3PV is plenty good enough for that. The main thing for me is that its quite a small radio so he finds it a lot easier than my Sanwa MT4S.

Rx aren't the cheapest but they always pop up secondhand, and there are clone ones available now for about half the price of Futaba ones. Banggood have some for about US25 which work well so far

I don't see me replacing it anytime soon, it will probably break from being dropped etc before there is any need to replace it, it works really well.
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You might want to check out Radiolink RC4GS. It can control up to 10 cars, lots of options but easy to navigate. It can also fit most LiPo/LiFe TX batts (from 6v to 15v). My daughter uses it for our crawler/trailer and one rally car.
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I ended up getting my kids Flysky GT5. Big thing for me was adjustability, affordability and multiple model control. Lots of adjustability with a screen interface, $75 with a 6 channel receiver (additional receivers of the compatible FS-A3 are about $9) and has 20 model memory.
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I've always loved Sanwa's and second hand M12's are cheap....
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The futaba 4pm is multi model, and not terribly heavy.
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Old 09-11-2020, 04:52 PM
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Just picked up a Spektrum DX5C. Has what you need, plus can use Active Vehicle Control (AVC) if you purchase certain receivers.
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Flysky GT5. Can't be beat at $60 on amazon and the receivers have AVC.
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