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Old 01-11-2018, 02:30 AM
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My favorite vintage R/C is all of them.
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My vintage re-re Tamiya Grasshopper in action.

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My Hornet return to kick some dirt few days ago, good old 80's

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Bashing my 1986 Monster Beetle yesterday, my favorite all time monster truck.

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Back in the mid 80's my first Rc was the Hornet. I remember putting a 14T motor in it I think, and running it on 7 cells. It was a screamer. Back then they were great, but toys compared to todays Rc. I've considered getting the Monster Beetle to build. Tamiya does make good kits to build.
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My favorite vintage RC that I owned was the Kyosho Optima. That was a big step up from The Frog I had. The Optima was a box full of aluminum, and plastic joy. Went to my Pop's wood shop hunting for some paint to spray the body with. I'll never forget...Rustoleum white and blue to the rescue. I didn't know any better, nor did I care, probably. The paint held up pretty darn good.

My Optima went through a couple of phases in her life. The fastest phase was when I used the Kyosho 4wd chassis as a "dash for cash" dirt oval racer... 4 minutes of mayhem .
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And because I've been told, "Dude, those things are ancient" ...the new vintage, that gets me revved up, is the "4" series RC platforms from Team Associated .
Old 11-06-2019, 06:30 PM
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Default My favorite vintage RC car

This one. My 32 year old RC10 Gold Pan Edinger Non-Stamped Chassis. Iíve had it since 1987 and while Iíve had to do a recent restoration, sheís still my baby. Iíve got a Bolink Eliminator coming which will be my next project. I had one at the same time and was the first car I ever bought new.
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Tamiya Thundershot. Just love that car. 19t epic with timing adjusted and it zips along rather nicely. Handles good too. Built a reussue around 2005 - 2006 and its a driver, not a queen and not abused. Looking at a BigWig or Optima lately...
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Originally Posted by Dumanyu View Post
This one. My 32 year old RC10 Gold Pan Edinger Non-Stamped Chassis. Iíve had it since 1987 and while Iíve had to do a recent restoration, sheís still my baby. Iíve got a Bolink Eliminator coming which will be my next project. I had one at the same time and was the first car I ever bought new.
I had a few RC10s back in the day. An early one with the short arms and bushings all around, a championship edition with the long front arms and ball bearings, and others from trades and spare parts. Actually my dad and i had RC10s together, along with a couple pan cars. RC10 is without doubt epic and iconic. Just an awesome vintage ride.Comming from Tamiya builds with fairly easy to assemble kits, an RC10 was another level. You had to finese and file many parts, until that part mating with the other part worked nicely and did not bind up etc...Especially the transmission...My first build gave me fits with the RC10 gearbox, especially compared to a hornet gearbox, lol

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