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Old Apr 11, 2013, 02:33 PM
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Roundup of Micro RC Cars/Trucks

Hi,
Maybe I am not using the right search terms. I am looking for a new toy to add to my garage. However, there are endless options out there and they are all in different places. Is there some sort of roundup of recent Micro sized vehicles that I am missing?
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John
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Old Apr 13, 2013, 01:14 AM
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All I know about is the 1/36 scale Losi Desert Truck.

Here is a video of me playing with it outside:
Losi 1/36 Scale Micro Desert Truck Outside in HD (1 min 25 sec)


See my channel for a review of this item.
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Old Apr 13, 2013, 03:26 PM
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There are few options:

Losi has several choices ranging from 1/24 to 1/36th scale. http://www.losi.com/Products/Start.aspx This is pretty much your safest choice to start off if you live in the US.

Kyosho has car,truck,and buggy offerings in 1/27 to 1/43rd scale, these can be costly and some are hard to find, but they look and drive very nice.
http://www.kyosho.com/eng/products/rc/index.html



Plantraco has a 1/64 or 1/87th scale micro car thats smartphone controlled.
http://www.microflight.com/Online-Ca...heels-MicroCar

GW Toys makes a neat,cheap 1/43rd scale car for bashing around, they really dont compare to the above cars in quality, but they do have proportional steering and throttle, did I mention they are cheap.
http://www.nitrorcx.com/1rcelca3.html (Ignore the out of stock, if you search around you can find other sites which offer the same cars)
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Old Apr 14, 2013, 02:43 AM
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HPI has the RS32. 1/32 scale 2.4ghz
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Old Apr 14, 2013, 09:01 PM
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Thanks for all the replies!

A guy at my hobbyTown told me about http://rcmania.com/http://rcmania.com/ - very helpful. I'm looking through the reviews there and the suggestions above now.
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 10:14 AM
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These look pretty cool but I can't find a viable website to buy them from:
Quedada overland, xmod, 1:43, parte 2 (8 min 32 sec)

I guess they are xmod overlands, but the ones on the webpage look nothing like the video...
http://www.kyosho.com/eng/products/r...&page=1&sort=7
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 09:43 AM
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Actually some of them look like Radio Shack Xmods (discontinued but available on Ebay), and others look like Mini-Z Overlands (very hard to find). Although most of the bodies look like Mini-Z Overland bodies.

They all look HIGHLY modified, they look nothing like that from factory, in fact most of them have the stock drivetrain removed and are using a continuous rotation servo to drive the rear wheels. (For slow speed crawling).

The closest you are going to get to that from factory is probably the Mini-Z Monster, which is the same scale as those, albeit in monster truck form.

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Old Apr 16, 2013, 10:15 PM
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Thanks for the info on the Mini-Z Monster pach! Those are tough to find. I am surprised things like this aren't more widely available... I guess toys are marketed more towards children than adults
Another one that is pretty cool (yet hard to find) is the Nano QLO: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1499653. Too bad something like this isn't available...
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