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Old May 07, 2013, 05:06 PM
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Good RC Truck for a kid

Hey guys. I'm just looking for a little input on a RC Truck for my 3 year old boy. It's probably not even in the "hobby class". But the little guy wants to do what the big guys do.. Right ?

10 year old - older stampede
12 year old - older slash
GF - Running my new Stampede 4X4 VXL
DAD - new summit. OMG

I bought a New Bright for the 3 year old. It is ALMOST good. The controller is perfect size. Looks cool. Good clearance for yard.. Doesn't turn worth a DAM, range is spotty at best. And there seems to be about a .5 second delay in throttle response.

Anyone have any other options? Are there any better New Brights ?

Paul
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Old May 08, 2013, 05:12 AM
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Check out the Redcat Volcano EPX! They're pretty good for the price. Runs about 20mph, comes with a nice 2.4Ghz remote, 27T brushed motor, 1800mah battery, everything you need to start running. I think it's great for beginners. There's also a brushless version(EPX Pro) as well as the nitro version(S30) if he prefers the extra power and speed
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Old May 17, 2013, 05:18 AM
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Rustler and Stampede are good for kids, you can buy anyone but do not spend big money for a kid.
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Old May 24, 2013, 03:31 PM
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Rustler and Stampede are good for kids, you can buy anyone but do not spend big money for a kid.
You won't go wrong with these two chassis You can find them used for a very reasonable price and a ton of after market parts and great parts support.
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Old May 26, 2013, 12:18 PM
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You can find a wide variety of suitable options at A Main Hobbies. They just launched a huge Memorial Day sale on their Facebook page.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/press_re...&utm_content=1
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 05:51 PM
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SC8e mamba2650 4s (5 min 2 sec)

good truck!
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 06:44 PM
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take the 10 or 12 year old's car and give it to him and upgrade one of theirs
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