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04-22-2019, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Darion

Thanks for the replies guys. Reason I did...

Thanks for the replies guys.

Reason I did the Grasshopper first was I got it for $87 with motor and speed control in the box! Granted, tiny motor but still $87 bucks, this was before the trade tax...
04-18-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Darion

My Surprising Answer to an Often Asked Question

Ok here it is, IMHO, my answer to the "What is a good first car kit for my kid?"

Answer, Tamaya Grasshopper. I know, I know, it's so old, has spring only shocks and handles poorly. All true.

To...
04-18-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Darion

Hi. No photo attached at least on my end. PC

Hi. No photo attached at least on my end.

PC
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Views: 515
Posted By Darion

Totally agree, they have been good in the past,...

Totally agree, they have been good in the past, nice variety too.

PC
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Views: 515
Posted By Darion

Thanks for the info. We ended up picking up an...

Thanks for the info. We ended up picking up an RC10 6.1 Team Kit buggy from fleebay on an offer, it's new and worked out to be $40 less than online, so $280.

I booked marked the shops ya...
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Views: 515
Posted By Darion

$250 bucks just not enough today??

Hello all!

So my son is 13 and has built a few RC cars now. First was a Grasshopper and the a T-02 platform 4wd Tamiya buggy. They were both $125 or less to see if he would like the hobby, turns...
10-19-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Darion

Read your review on those, I'll have a look. ...

Read your review on those, I'll have a look.

PC
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Darion

Thanks for the info, I will check that out. Yup,...

Thanks for the info, I will check that out. Yup, I started working directing cars at my uncles funeral home when I was 13 just to do RC. Had an indoor track not to far from home to race at, so much...
10-19-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Darion

Thanks for the reply. Yeah the price was high,...

Thanks for the reply. Yeah the price was high, did manage to get $30 off with Tower. Anyway, was it worth it, for me yeah it was. The box and packaging was about the same and that feeling alone,...
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Views: 441
Posted By Darion

It's here!!! A BLAST from the past

I think I posted this the first time in the wrong section.Sorry Admins

So, I picked up a Optima 4wd retro or rerelease if ya like. The Optima was my second RC car I had bought as a teen and I...
10-17-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Darion

It's here, a BLAST from the past!!

So, I picked up a Optima 4wd retro or rerelease if ya like. The Optima was my second RC car I had bought as a teen and I couldn't resist getting it again. Javelin was my first, hmmmm. Anyway here is...
09-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Darion

Small change of plan. My son decided he would...

Small change of plan. My son decided he would rather have a Traxxas Stampede, 4x4 or 2wd, he doesn't care. Question is still the same though. I did stop by our LHS and they have really competitive...
09-06-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Darion

They Say "World's most advanced Ready-To-Race® radio system" how about you?

I'm looking at buying my 8yr old an RC truck to bash around with mine. I have alway bought "kits" but seems that RTR is what I will have in this case. Although I mail order the cars/trucks its nice...
09-03-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Darion

SyCo_VeNoM thanks. I read some of the same issues...

SyCo_VeNoM thanks. I read some of the same issues with the belts, plus pebbles, mulch and the like will be in play. After doing a bunch of reading I have decided to just go with a 1/10 something or...
09-02-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Darion

Thanks for the reply! This would be a RC18B2 or...

Thanks for the reply! This would be a RC18B2 or T2. The Kit gives the option of building either one and comes with both bodies. The reading I have done suggest the differences are shocks, dog bones,...
09-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Darion

RC18 RTR vs RC18 KIT question? Thanks!

Hi all! I have been reading about the RC18 platform and have a question, is there any reason to buy the RTR or Kit over the other? I realize the RTR is assembled and has a radio, controller and motor...
08-31-2014, 07:58 PM
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Views: 221,405
Posted By Darion

Hi all! I have been reading about the RC18...

Hi all! I have been reading about the RC18 platform and have a question, is there any reason to buy the RTR or Kit over the other? I realize the RTR is assembled and has a radio and motor and that...
11-15-2003, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Darion

N.E. Ohio anybody?

I live in the Youngstown Ohio area and I was looking for any Good shops in N.E. Ohio. Does anyplce offer a track for 1/8 buggy in the area. I have looked in the Akron/Canton area and found nothing....
11-15-2003, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Darion

RE: Engine Selection for the Inferno 7.5

Great news. The more power the better, and if I can get it without much tuning issues all the better. Time to find my best deal and I will be off to the races, errrr bashing.
Thanks again,
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11-15-2003, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Darion

MOVED: Need help on Engine Selection for the Inferno 7.5

1/8th Scale Buggies: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=1272339
11-14-2003, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Darion

RE: Engine Selection for the Inferno 7.5

Thanks for the info. What I meant by "upgrade the engine" was that when I got a better handle on things I would buy another one and just switch them out. I will get another car of some kind, maybe...
11-13-2003, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Darion

RE: Engine Selection for the Inferno 7.5

Nitro Addict, here are some answeres to the questions trhat you asked. For now I will be just bashing and driving my neighbors nuts with my buggy.:D I grasp anything mechanical quickly and I will...
11-12-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Darion

RE: Engine Selection for the Inferno 7.5

Thanks for the info. Selecting a buggy was simple for me, I always raced Kyosho and loved the product. Nitro though is all new to me and I hate to make a mistake on engine selection. Are Futaba...
11-12-2003, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Darion

Need help on Engine Selection for the Inferno 7.5

I am looking to buy an Inferno 7.5 and I do not have a clue what engine to go with. I am recently coming back to RC after a 10 year leave. I use to run electric cars, so I do not want to do that...
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