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Old 12-18-2018, 05:39 AM
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Red face NOOBIE HERE!!! Need help......

Ok, so my kid has had RC cars in the past and our neighbor got a Traxxas. He loves it. Santa is bringing him an RC car / truck, but I'm lost. It seems like the entire market is saturated with Traxxas..... any other brands I should consider? I'd like to spend about $300 and want something that can take a beating, but that also offers replacement parts. Please help. I have no idea what to get.... The Traxxas Stampede is cool, but I don't want to just pull the trigger and hope I did the right thing.

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Old 12-18-2018, 01:22 PM
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Since you posted in the monster truck section, I'm assuming that's what your kid wants. 2wd, 4wd, brushed, or brushless? Depending on age and supervision, maybe NiMh batteries are a better option? I'd take a good look at Arrma offerings. That's where I'd start, but, like you said, the big "T" likes to shove it's nose everywhere.
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