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I made a buzzed bid on eBay on a new remote the other night and much to my surprise I was the winner! Spektrum DX5c arrived yesterday! Paid more than I wanted for a remote though but it’s super sweet. Was looking at Flyskys or the Spektrum.
 

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I had the idea that my oldest might like RC racing and took him to see a race at Pit Stop hobbies in Mt Joy a few weeks ago.

We were both blown away, and he was hooked!

We just got a Traxxas Slash for him today, and OH MY! I think I need to get one now too!

We chalked out a track in our culdesac and built a few jumps. Awesome fun for the price! Can't charge batteries fast enough. I've never had an RC that can drift before.

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I had the idea that my oldest might like RC racing and took him to see a race at Pit Stop hobbies in Mt Joy a few weeks ago.

We were both blown away, and he was hooked!

We just got a Traxxas Slash for him today, and OH MY! I think I need to get one now too!

We chalked out a track in our culdesac and built a few jumps. Awesome fun for the price! Can't charge batteries fast enough. I've never had an RC that can drift before.

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We have one too.
2s only for now. Need an upgraded ESC.
Still lots of fun.
 
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We found a base race setup online (attached) and adjusted the camber/toe along with changing to a 50 weight shock oil. It made a world of difference in the handling. Camber was WAY off from the factory.

He blew out two shocks on the first run with the new oil.... Ordered 2 new shock bodies and aluminum shock caps this AM.

We've been running it on pavement a lot. Tires are half shot already!!

Last night my wife says, "Is this going to be an expensive hobby"?
 

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