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Old Jan 25, 2012, 08:42 PM
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RC car for beginner that might get into RC cars?


hi, I'm new to the RC...

I was wondering what is a good RC car for beginner that are planning to get into RC cars?

I don't want a super duper good one, but then, I don't want a toy one either... I tried the toy ones and I liked it...
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Old Jan 26, 2012, 06:25 PM
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More Info Needed


If you expect answers you need to provide more info about what your expectations are.
Indoor or outdoor? Fast or crawler. What size / type of chassis most interests you? What's your budget?

I'm sure if you come back with that type of info you'll get a better response.

Good luck.
Old Jan 26, 2012, 06:43 PM
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If you expect answers you need to provide more info about what your expectations are.
Indoor or outdoor? Fast or crawler. What size / type of chassis most interests you? What's your budget?

I'm sure if you come back with that type of info you'll get a better response.

Good luck.
sorry... im new to the hobby...
outdoor, but it'd be nice if its both. Something fast, but not too fast. Maybe around 15 MPH.
Something around 16 inches long?
I don't know what chassis there are...

I hope to spend no more than $300.
Old Jan 27, 2012, 03:34 PM
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sorry... im new to the hobby...
outdoor, but it'd be nice if its both. Something fast, but not too fast. Maybe around 15 MPH.
Something around 16 inches long?
I don't know what chassis there are...

I hope to spend no more than $300.
maybe loot at a losi mini 8ight or a photon 4wd buggy
http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...t-rtr-LOSB0224
http://www.shop.gotnitroonline.com/P...RTR-16200P.htm
or this truggy its big and ez to drive and can go on almost any surface
http://www.shop.gotnitroonline.com/B...Pos-RH801E.htm
Old Jan 30, 2012, 02:52 AM
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maybe loot at a losi mini 8ight or a photon 4wd buggy
http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...t-rtr-LOSB0224
http://www.shop.gotnitroonline.com/P...RTR-16200P.htm
or this truggy its big and ez to drive and can go on almost any surface
http://www.shop.gotnitroonline.com/B...Pos-RH801E.htm
the 8ight looks cute!!! I'll look into that.

Whats your take on the Losi Micro? Is that similar to that? I saw it on another post.
Old Feb 02, 2012, 02:05 PM
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i have a cheap Helion Animus 4x4 18SC ill sell you for $80 or best offer with two battery's
Old Feb 03, 2012, 11:24 PM
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i have a cheap Helion Animus 4x4 18SC ill sell you for $80 or best offer with two battery's
thanks! but i just ordered a Losi micro.
Old Feb 03, 2012, 11:39 PM
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sounds fun!
Old Feb 03, 2012, 11:58 PM
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You made a great choice. I just bought a micro yesterday and I think it's awesome. I already want another one.
Old Feb 04, 2012, 11:03 AM
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how fast do they go?
Old Feb 04, 2012, 01:40 PM
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how fast do they go?
Around 12mph.
Old Feb 04, 2012, 03:58 PM
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oh ok now we need videos!
Old Feb 04, 2012, 08:51 PM
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good choice the 8ight has many issues due to how new it is .
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sorry... im new to the hobby...
outdoor, but it'd be nice if its both. Something fast, but not too fast. Maybe around 15 MPH.
Something around 16 inches long?
I don't know what chassis there are...

I hope to spend no more than $300.
I think that you might like a Traxxas Stampede VXL
http://traxxas.com/products/models/e...607stampedevxl
It can be set to go 15mph or 30mph top speed as your driving skill increases. I learned to drive on one of these
Old Feb 08, 2012, 12:16 AM
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good choice the 8ight has many issues due to how new it is .
Really? glad I didn't get one! What were the issues?


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I think that you might like a Traxxas Stampede VXL
http://traxxas.com/products/models/e...607stampedevxl
It can be set to go 15mph or 30mph top speed as your driving skill increases. I learned to drive on one of these

eww... I dont like the looks of that... sorry.

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Around 12mph.
I was told 10 MPH top... OMG! I heard they just came out with a better losi micro! I want to see if i could return mine and just wait... Im mad! grr!


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