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Looking to get some (cheap) RC cars for Rocket League "irl"

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Old 09-24-2017, 12:07 AM
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Default Looking to get some (cheap) RC cars for Rocket League "irl"

Any suggestions?

I get that hobby grade RC cars are going to be $100 or more, but I'm not looking to drain my bank account over getting two RC cars to hit a ball around with.

So far I've been looking at the WLToys l939, but I'm looking for more ideas under $50, and am hoping that you guys might have seen something in the lower end RC world that is up for the task.

Battery life is a concern, so either having good batteries or standardized batteries that I can purchase a bunch of would be preferred. Also there will be quite a few collisions during activities, and while cosmetic issues are fine, I would prefer to not have the car break down all the time...

I know I'm asking for something that most people can only dream of, but I'm hoping someone here might have suggestions.
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Old 09-24-2017, 03:26 PM
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what scale do you need? if you can get away with 1/18 scale the Dromida's aren't bad. and you can usually get them from Tower Hobbies scratch and dent for less than $100 per car. keep an eye on it and you can buy 3, get 2 running and have a parts car for less than $200
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Old 09-24-2017, 05:34 PM
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what scale do you need? if you can get away with 1/18 scale the Dromida's aren't bad. and you can usually get them from Tower Hobbies scratch and dent for less than $100 per car. keep an eye on it and you can buy 3, get 2 running and have a parts car for less than $200
Doesn't need to be that big; 6 inches for the car (about 1:24-1:28?) would be fine.
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the Dromida's are about 11 inches bumper to bumper. if something ruffly half that size would work Team Associated has the SC28 that i think is about 6 inches bumper to bumper. it's 1/28 scale. they're only like $50. just not sure about run time with those.
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