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Old 02-23-2020, 09:59 AM
Turbo Tuco
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I used to race RC trucks more than 20 years ago. I had 1/10 scale 4wd and 2wd. I gave away all my stuff to a neighbor kid about 15 years ago. I have a big back yard (lawn mostly) and I want to build a track and get a couple of cars / trucks to race. I want something that is pretty fast (30mph) and durable for jumps etc. I really have no idea what to look for. Is it better to buy the radio and batteries separate from the car kit? Are there packages that are good that have everything I need? I actually like to build the cars, so one that is not assembled would be preferred. Im not sure how much dollars all this would cost for a decent truck and necessary supplies.
Old 02-23-2020, 04:18 PM
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Hey Turbo,

Welcome back to the hobby!

A lot has changed over the past 15 years, and I think it would be wise to build a kit, I guess you should first pick a class and then we can help narrow down your choices from there, here's a thread that will help you get started to look over some current brands to consider:
Which 1/10 4WD SCT is best?

If you want to get into 1/10 Buggy/Mini-Truggy, then take a look at PR:Some more threads that be be helpful:
Which electronics are best?
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