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Old 11-02-17, 09:04
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Bigfoot and a Baja bug still sitting in the loft from my childhood days too, must get them out for a laugh one of these days. Can just hear the teenage daughter "whats that rubbish, does it work by wifi".
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Old 11-02-17, 09:26
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Around 7 years ago I bought my middle kid a nitro 1/10 for Christmas and accidentally ordered 2!

I felt my youngest was left out so I got my Tamiya Vanquish out of the attic and sourced the spare parts which I broke in the 90s!

The Nitro's were quick but the reliability was pants and the vanquish just wiped them in usability and build.

They're all back in the attic now waiting for my mid life crisis to kick back in

Springs get Eibach! See link below!
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Old 11-02-17, 15:53
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Great thread!! I had a midnight pumpkin. Loved it. Wanted the wild but it was sold out everywhere. They were all basically the same chassis. Lunch box, midnight pumpkin etc
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Old 11-02-17, 16:03
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Think my first was a 'holiday buggy' ...loved it , smashed it up , bought a mardave .

Then went through various motors ...a few modified too much and had to be dialed back cuz they were just too fast to control properly .

My optima met it's end when the battery in the controller died and it disappeared under the wheels of a Ford granada
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Old 11-02-17, 16:20
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Ivan see this thread costing me money
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Old 11-02-17, 18:01
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Ivan see this thread costing me money
Isn't that always the way?

Tiz your destiny ...don't fight it .
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Old 11-02-17, 19:43
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Isn't that always the way?

Tiz your destiny ...don't fight it .
You're my kinda guy
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Old 12-02-17, 10:52
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I loved my Mardave meteor (well some of it was!!) Front suspension was Schumacher shocks were from somthing else... mega motor electronic speed controller 9.6v battery (I spent a fortune!!!)
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Old 23-02-17, 15:54
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Here's a pic of me and my dad putting my old tamiya grasshopper together circa 1987

And on her maiden voyage!

I still have my Grasshopper although it has plenty of battle scars.

Also have a Schumacher Cat XLS.

Both gathering dust not moved for 20 years!
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