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Whats your number...

Post by Sypher » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:46 am

Thinking back over all the RC's I have had something occurred to me. I have only owned two that were new out of the box. My very first RC(out of the box) was a clod that I accidently on purpose bought on the bay and still have. The second out of the box was a Venom Mini Giant which has been long ago traded off but wish I still had. So how many Rc's have you all been the first owner of?
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Re: Whats your number...

Post by Halgar » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:50 am

Both my clods and the Tmaxx were NIB when I bought them. The HiLux and Fox were a garage sale find.
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Post by Irio - esos » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:59 am

3 different RC10Ts This was my first foray into the rc world and literally drove them to pieces.
Original HPI RS4 touring car, again driven till it fell apart.
Bolink Rail Drag Car, lost control and destroyed the chassis.
Tamiya TT01 touring car, traded for a clod.
RC10B3, traded for a RC10T3.
HPI RS4 3 18SS touring car, traded for a clod.
Tamiya Clod Buster, still own turned into a crawler.

I believe that should be it in chronological order~

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Re: Whats your number...

Post by andymac0035 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:33 am


Tamiya Grasshopper
Tamiya Bruiser
Kyosho Turbo Ultima
Tamiya Clod Buster

These were all from back in the 80's, I didn't start buying/trading for used stuff till I got back into the hobby in like 2010.

Tamiya Super Clod Buster
Traxxas BOSS 302 Mustang

All the other stuff I've gotten was used, and most of them were trades.

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Re: Whats your number...

Post by JKRacing37 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:53 am

I *think* my number is 11, going all the way back to 1985:

Tamiya TLT
Tamiya Lunchbox
Tamiya Midnight Pumpkin
Tamiya Clodbuster
Marui Big Bear
Traxxas T-Maxx
Traxxas Slash (2)
Duratrax Maximum ST

The overwhelming majority of my RC's have been used though.

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Re: Whats your number...

Post by Budhatrain » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:38 pm

(2) rs4mt
some type of kyosho beginner buggy
(2) t-maxx
(2) micro rs4
(4) losi mini-T
(2) clodbusters
Mad Force Kruiser VE
tamiya tundra
tamiya tt-01
tamiya buggy champ
(2) stampedes

I started buying used stuff during the last three years from the forums
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Re: Whats your number...

Post by civilguy » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:06 pm

Including the ones we got for the kids or built with the kids (as they never chipped in a dime!!), I've purchased seventeen NIB 4-wheeled, ground-based RC's... used would easily triple that number (if not more, but don't tell the wife! :wink: ).

1980's [Three]- Associated RC10, Tamiya Hotshot, Tamiya Grasshopper

This century [Fourteen]- Traxxas Rustler (1st gen), 2 Hot Bodies Lightning (1/8 buggy), 3 Traxxas Slashes, 2 Venom Creepers, RC10B4.1, 3 Micro-Ts, Lunchbox re-re, Frog re-re

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Re: Whats your number...

Post by slapshot1979 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:21 pm

traxxas rad2
bolink ledged
axial ax10
traxxas slash
associated sc10 4x4

hmm now that I think of it I prefer to buy gently used

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Re: Whats your number...

Post by cher9498 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:06 am

ecx circuit and a speed passion rs2 only new ones ever lol
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Re: Whats your number...

Post by Rcmaniac78 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:36 am

I'll get back to you on that :P hahaha Sooo my number is 23! :P

Tamiya -
Tundra High lift
Super Clodbuster
Lunch Box
gavel hound
Brat (1 I put together and 1 I bought still brand new ;) )

Traxxas -
1/16 revo
1/16 slash
Slash 2wheel x2
slash 4x4 x 2
Summit (fun truck)

Axial -
scx-10 x2 1 kit and 1 rtr honcho


Mad Fire (gas truck)

and I got a no name truggy :P well 2 of them 1 was brand new and the other was a parts truck I gave to my brother :)

Think I'm missing some I've owned sooooo many LOL

ohhh yeah my 1/24 scale losi micro crawler I miss that thing! :P
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