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R/C Toys

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1R/C Toys Empty R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 7:34 pm

pulsarmoley

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Is anyone into r/c models of any kind now or in previous years? I used to have a 1/6th nitro pickup but now im tempted to buy an electric plane and build up my flying skills.


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2R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 8:48 pm

PartyPete

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I used to be really into them, I used to race electric cars in a club when I was younger and up to a couple years ago I had a savage xl nitro truck and a Schumacher sst pro nitro! Such a laugh....when they work! One of my mates is still big into them! If I had another it would be a traxxas emaxx or a similar type, just easier and a lot more reliable

3R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 8:54 pm

pulsarmoley

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Ive still got my savage 25 limited edition as never got round to selling it. Might dig it out the loft one day...


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4R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 9:01 pm

nomad

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I had a nitro plus .... but it was more unreliable than my pulsar .... everytime i took it out it would break so gave up with it in the end ....


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5R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 9:13 pm

PartyPete

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The savage broke ever time I took it out, my traxxas t max went out of range twice and smashed into a wall and a lamp post and the sst used to go through a set of tyres in 15 minutes!! Thing was crazy fast!!

6R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 9:17 pm

pulsarmoley

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I found mine was rather reliable unlike my brothers one. I think I did too many doughnuts with it as it developed a vibration and the brake stopped working so it was put away and is now buried in the loft.


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7R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 9:35 pm

nomad

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Had mine in the car park it was going nicely then it just went spaz and took off by itself then smashed into pieces up the brick wall ..... i think it was aliens took it over ...


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8R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 5th May 2015, 11:11 pm

luke s



I'm in to my rc buggys I race indoors now, but user to race 1/8 nitro all over the Midlands last year

9R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 6th May 2015, 2:17 am

toaster55

toaster55

ive still got my original tamiya ford ranger from the early eighties. she's still working too. not anywhere near as fast as the new models though , but still a laugh.

10R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 6th May 2015, 3:30 am

Indy



I've still got my tamiya manta ray lol old skool

11R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 6th May 2015, 7:30 am

FPSChris

FPSChris

HPI Trophy 3.5 runner here Smile
anodised this and that. CF wing, uprated clutch, steering and exhaust.
Take it down the mine track, bmx track and beach but always needs to be properly looked after due to amount of salt and such small components.

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12R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 6th May 2015, 9:28 am

ROB_IOW

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I used to race my electric tamiya many years ago. .

13R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 6th May 2015, 2:10 pm

Indy



Oh I also have a mtm drift car which I bought of a mate of mine it's flipping quick and good for drifting

14R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 6th May 2015, 4:46 pm

pulsarmoley

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Drifting sounds like fun and cheaper than the real thing Razz


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15R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 8th May 2015, 2:18 am

boyciegtir325



Traxxas T max, monster truck, fast, sturdy, never let me down, soon to pass it to my son !

16R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 8th May 2015, 9:15 pm

pulsarmoley

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Well I went out yesterday and bought a Hobbyzone Super Cub and took it for a spin. Bit windy but think im getting the hang already.


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17R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 8th May 2015, 10:39 pm

boyciegtir325



Bought one of these for my father in law about 4 years ago, never seen it out of the box....and it was what he asked for!!!!

18R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 9th May 2015, 11:52 am

pulsarmoley

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He's missing out then Wink


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19R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 9th May 2015, 1:14 pm

boyciegtir325



I know, same with the helicopter too !!!!!

20R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 12th May 2015, 9:22 pm

GTIRSI

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I have a mate who makes some amazing RC shells and does drifting.
Really into the bozoaki style at the moment. Would post you some pics but still don't know how to lol.
He does a lot of custom bodywork on all makes of cars as his job so surplus free paint for his shells.

21R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 12th May 2015, 9:23 pm

johnny gtir

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Would like to see the pictures

22R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 12th May 2015, 9:34 pm

GTIRSI

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If you can pm me ur number and want to upload them not a problem Johnny

23R/C Toys Empty Re: R/C Toys 13th May 2015, 8:55 pm

pulsarmoley

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Yeah pics would be good. I flew mine today on one of my companies fields as there was no wind and it was superb. Really pleased with my purchase only problem now is I want more power Twisted Evil


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