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Old 10-10-2013, 01:31 PM
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Cain
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there are some pretty cheap vehicles in the 1/18 scale range out there right now. If you go through tower hobbies, depending on the amount you buy you can get a variety of them discounted significantly.

For example here are some options, onroad and offroad on the cheap and brand new:

Thunder Tiger 1/10 TS2e EP 2WD 2.4GHz RTR $109.95
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXCULA&P=0


Atomik 1/18 B.Deegan Metal Mulisha Ford Fiesta RTR $99.99
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXDLMY&P=0

1/18 SC4.18 Stadium Truck 4WD 2.4GHz RTR $99.99 (this is new, got it in the flyer)
http://www.towerhobbies.com/products...idc0041_e.html


Lets assume you want to equip a total of say 5 people, towers current discounts for members ($10 to join) are:

$100 $15 011TA
$125 $20 011TB
$150 $25 011TC
$200 $30 011TD
$225 $35 011TE
$250 $40 011TF
$300 $50 011TG
$400 $65 011TH
$500 $75 011TJ
$600 $90 011TK
so at 5 vehicles, this works out to:

- Thunder tiger package: $95 a vehicle shipped
- Either 1/18 vehicle: $85 a vehicle shipped (add 10 cents item to get to limit)

This would keep the vehicles consistent, making it easier for you to maintain and everyone can join in on the fun at the same level.

Benefits of the sedans you could almost do a spec racing class with the kids in a parking lot.

For the 1/18, same thing, smaller so more room to run and for them to work on if you choose, and they come with batteries and I think a charger too.

funny thing, from what I recall the save $50 on $300 is the best percentage savings wise. about 16.7% off
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